#FriFotos: Be Jeweled

Posted May 3, 2013 by Elica Sue in Blog

#FriFotosfollow is a weekly Twitter chat where travelers can share their favorite photos based on a certain theme. To see this week’s theme and photos, search #FriFotos on Twitter. Tweet one of your own and join in the fun!  

This week’s Twitter hashtag #FriFotos theme is JEWELS! Whether you’re referring to the family heirloom jewels or precious travel destinations around the world, there will always be something to treasure. From destinations around the world, from places that resemble jewels to destinations that are considered jewels themselves, take a look at the photos we’ve collected for this week’s theme.

St Chappelle - Jewel of a Church

The St. Chappelle church stained glass windows look like jewels (in Paris, France).
Flickr photo by Soller Photo.

Jewels beneath the clouds

Flying over the Maldives, where islands look like jewels.
Flickr photo by @ Ahmed Amir.

Taj Mahal.

The famous “jewel of Muslim art,” the Taj Mahal.
Flickr photo by @chris.

Isabella's Jewel Box

The light through the windows at a bedroom in Hearst Castle, in California.
Flickr photo by Stuck in Customs.

Beach Beauty

A beach in La Jolla, California, where ‘la jolla’ is believed to have come from the Spanish word, ‘la joya,’ meaning jewel.
Flickr photo by andywon.

Within Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei in Cambodia is sometimes called ‘the jewel of Khmer art.’
Flickr photo by 9.81 meters per second squared.

Floating Through the Temple

This Hindu temple supposedly had jewels inlaid within the walls.
Flickr photo by Stuck in Customs.

About the Author

Elica Sue

Elica Sue is WildJunket's web editor and writer specializing in languages and student travel. Based in California, she grew up with an exposure to a menagerie of culture, language, and art, and is a student pursuing what she is most passionate about: writing, traveling, and learning languages. She blogs at Travelengua.

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