Each month Paula from Lost in Translation gives us five words to demonstrate visually. You can pick five pictures or one word or show all five in one image. The choice is yours. This month the words are: resplendent, alluring, plagued, copycat, timeworn.
The whirling dervish was resplendent in his attire but when he added the effect of lights to the skirt he satisfied even the original meaning of resplendent “shining out.”
The spices markets were alluring – enticing us to enter inside even though we knew it would be hard to escape without making a purchase one we were in. I came home with some incredible saffron.
The number of tourists we encountered made us think of a plague of locusts. Everywhere you went you were plagued by vast numbers. I could only wonder at how I would have found the numbers of people had tourism not dropped in 2010 from 14.7 million tourists to 5.4 million in 2016 and we were there in the low season. A plague indeed.
I don’t know that this is a genuine copycat but it does look as though the first four imagaes are copies of each other.
When you consider that these monuments date back to as many years before Christ as we have had after Christ then it is only to be expected that they would be a little time worn.