When light pours over the Taj Mahal everything else clears from your mind. The tour guides, the crowds, the construction statistics all become moot. When in the presence of something so divine, just be.
At the Adélie penguin colony near Esperanza Base in Antarctica, the penguins color the snow with their feet as they shuttle between the sea and the colony.
They were eating fallen cherry blossom petals peacefully. Suddenly a strong wind blew and cherry blossom petals started to fall on the deer. It was like a shower of cherry blossom petals. In Japanese, it is called hana fubuki, which means flower snowstorm.
Near the city of Morondava on the west coast of Madagascar lies an ancient forest of baobab trees. Unique to Madagascar, the endemic species is sacred to the Malagasy people, and rightly so. Walking amongst these giants is like nothing else on this planet. Some of the trees here are over a thousand years old. It is a spiritual place, almost magical.