Was the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympics the most visually spectacular thing ever created by the species known as Man? Damned if I can thing of anything more jaw-droppingly beautiful, creative and moving … and I’ve seen a lot. If you’d like to to see a stunning set of photos, go here. It’s the site from which I lifted the above shot.
Speaking of the Olympics, I learned a fabulous bit of travel trivia during the March of the Nations. Let’s see how well you were listening. Question: What is it that makes the flag of Paraguay different from all other flags … except Moldova?