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The Eternal Flame of Hope - by Richard Hunt

 

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The Special Olympics Eternal Flame of Hope Monument - by Richard Hunt

Dedicated: July 20, 2018 in honor of Special Olympics athletes past, present and future around the world.

The monument was dedicated on the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics 1968-2018.

Location: Soldier Field

One July 20, 1968, the First Special Olympics Games were held in Soldier Field.

The Special Olympics Monument was dedicated on its 50th anniversary on July 20, 2018.

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2018 Shedd Aquarium / Washed Ashore

 

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

Through September 23, 2018.

Designed and Directed by Angela Haseltine Pozzi

Location: Shedd Aquarium, Chicago.

Washed Ashore installation features about 20 colorful sculptures of aquatic animals. It includes a 11-foot seahorse, a sinuous 13-foot-long eel, a 150-pound anemone and other animals like octopus, otter, jellyfish, and polar bear. The sculptures are made from debris collected from Pacific Coast beaches by volunteers. These include plastic beverage bottles, straws, lighters, toothbrushes, flip-flops, ropes, toys and other mostly plastic flotsam and...
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ANGKOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK - UNESCO World Heritage Site

In this image, I am hiding somewhere in front of the principal sanctuary of Angkor Wat –- known as Bakan. Then, we climbed those steep steps.

Image courtesy of my talented sister Punam Sinha.

Angkor Wat was the main reason, why I wanted to go to Cambodia. It is a well know World Heritage Site.

What is a common misconception [which even I had] is that the term "Angkor Archaeological Park," refers only to Angkor Wat. In fact, the term...

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ANGKOR WAT - UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, listed as WHS in 1992.

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Date built: 12th century

Creator: started by Suryavarman II; completed by Jayavarman VII.

Sanctum: Vishnu temple. Later Buddhist temple.

The modern name, Angkor Wat, means "Temple City" or "City of Temples."

Angkor Wat is a UNESCO World Heritage Site [WHS], as part of Angkor Archaeological Park, which was listed in 1992. Angkor Archaeological Park...

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