A mature retired woman examines her many interests and hobbies, and writes for your enjoyment.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Mystery Photo: Hints
First of all, the pennant flying from the top of the monument is not a clue. It is not the flag of the country in which this building resides. There is one hint I can give you by enlarging a small portion of the base of this very large monument. In the enlarged photo above, just above the visitors on the sidewalk, you can see some of the carvings that encircle this entire monument. Yes they are elephants. There are 148 such carved elephants around the 1070 foot base. What nation that would go with this architecture honors elephants enough to circle this huge monument with sandstone, lifesize carvings of them?