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SL Destinations: 3 Realms of ART

Welcome forward everyone!,

Revan and I are always exploring dozens of sims per day.
We’ve come across so many beautiful & fascinating destinations in Second Life.
Some places are very small, and not much to them to do a full post on,
but still made a big impression on us that we saved landmarks to revisit at another time.

You can imagine the substantial collection we have, we like just about everything lol
With so many LMs in possession, We thought to condense some choice favorites in categories.

Our picks in the “3 Realms” series will be of the Arts in this post.
Art forms in SL are interestingly diverse, With unique perspectives and creativity.
Please take time to support the Art community, refer and patron them frequently.

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Look on as we cover the historic, the fun and the interactive.

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The Terracotta Soldiers (TP)

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This SL replica of ancient funerary art is AMAZING.

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Here are the RL facts for this: In 1974 these figures were discovered by local farmers in the Lintong District, Xi’an, Shaanxi province.
The figures include warriors, chariots and horses, & varied in height according to their roles, with the tallest being the generals.

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These terracotta statues represented the armies of the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang.
When he passed, They were buried with him to protect the emperor in his afterlife.

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The Port (TP)

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Loved Loved Loved this place!
This sim is a mashup of eclectic art galleries & media.

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The Port is a sandbox of sorts for those into machinima, Offering LOTs of resources, & helpful tips.

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It also has exploratory tunnels, caves & interactive art to play with.

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Enter the building called the “Pencil factory” to see innovative & successful past projects that were launched in SL.
We haunted this place for a couple of hours LOL, & had a BALL here!

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Echoes in the Garden (TP)

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This is one of several interactive installs in SL, by Artist Rose Borchovski.
Echoes is a continuation of the story on a character named Beth and her Grandchild Lot.
This sad and haunting tale comes about because of war.

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Bound by rules restricting them of what they can and cannot do,
Beth and Lot were forced to flee their home because a war had started.
They were separated in all the calamity, and Beth never found her grandchild again.

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The Artist injects so much emotion into her creations.
You can feel the fear, the loss and pain of an upcoming war and separation.

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Other installations by This artist can be found here:
slurl.com/secondlife/Cariacou/234/53/24 ” THE INEVITABILITY OF FATE”
slurl.com/secondlife/Rosas/234/53/24 “Echoes in the Garden”
slurl.com/secondlife/MIC/234/53/24 ” The Arrival”
slurl.com/secondlife/SaliMar/234/53/24 ” Blind”

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As always we wish you a great time out there in SL,
Take Care until we read again ❤

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~The J-Team 😉

SL Destinations: Discovery in Pangea

Hello One & All,
Welcome to another lead of some Interactive fun!

 Revan and I just came from the Wizardly Fair and dropped down somewhere magical.

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Introducing “Discovery”, a SL Action Park made in the likeness of the world famous Disney Theme Parks.

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There are 6 Rides here but don’t let the number fool you. They are HUGE on fun.

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Having been to the World Famous Parks Ourselves, Revan and I agree this is basically “SPOT ON”.
You feel totally immersed here as you reminisce of great times spent at Disney.

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The creators have done a phenomenal job replicating some of the well known venues and rides.
The detailing is madness!

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Once things have wound down head over to Cafe Hyperion where you can grab something in the cafeteria.

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Sit at the tables and chow down while you giggle at the screaming patrons (Your family & or Friends) on the Space Mountain
Ride. They’ve built a peek-a-boo window to keep you entertained. LOL

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Check out the Big Screen in the Theater section and catch what’s playing.
They even have Free Soda built into the chairs too.  😉

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This place is whimsical, clever, vivid, and dressed for the season.
All this makes a nice treat for the eyes. Choose a dark WL and really see the colors pop!

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discovery park at night

We highly recommend you bring a group or come with a date.
There is something for everyone.

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Be sure to tell Everyone about this place.
It’s too good to keep it to yourself!

Enjoy and Take Care until Next time! ❤

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PICS SNAPPED @ Discovery!
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Pangea/242/146/22

“Come experience a land that only Jules Verne and H.G. Wells could dream of.
Featuring rides, and shows in a steampunk / dieselpunk theme.
Sponsored by Pangea Estates”

WHAT I AM WEARING:

HEAD::::::: FATEplay Hat – Damodore – Black (FREE!@The Wizardly Fair)
HAIR::::::: (Nylon Outfitters) Pixie Cut – Black
GLASSES:::: HOC – Rectangle Framed Glasses #001
SCARF:::::: TonkTastic – Keffiyeh (chest)
TOP:::::::: AMERIE – Mesh Sweatshirt(Red) ALABAMA
PANTS:::::: AMERIE – Mesh Cargo (Gingham red)
BAG:::::::: : Howl :: – DUCK SACK ( Mix 2 )
BOOTS:::::: [monso] My Combat Ankle Boots – Black
SKIN::::::: Deesses: Tameka – Dark eyebrows – Caramel Mocha

WHAT REVAN IS WEARING:

HEAD::::::: FATEplay Hat – Damodore – Black (FREE!@The Wizardly Fair)
GLASSES:::: * S O R G O -sun glasses STEAM Black GOLD
HOODIE::::: RONSEM* Parka / black
PANTS:::::: AMERIE- Mesh Cargo_S(Camo black)
BACKPACK::: [Sleepy Eddy] Leather Body Bag (Black)
SHOES:::::: * S O R G O – RD Black Snake sneakers

SL Destinations: The Pharaoh’s Tomb

Greetings Explorers,
Today’s post is one of high adventure. Are you ready?!

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We travel to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in search of The Pharaohs Tomb!

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Only those with courage and resolve will make it through the maze of tunnels and chambers laden with Treasures and Traps.

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We began our adventure in the temple below the pyramid where a stone slab slid away on our approach revealing a hidden entrance!

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A vast room full of venomous snakes, led to a dark tunnel where long dead mummies woke from their slumber…
uh, uh…..RUN!!

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Spiders, Crocodiles, Fire Pits, Rope Slides and Moving Bridges…

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Who said this would be easy?

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If you make it to the Pharaoh’s Tomb Room in one piece make sure You take the time to marvel at the opulent décor and grand statues.

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Having completed your quest, why not spend some time relaxing in the Palace or taking in the sights by boat, balloon or flying carpet.

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We Hope you enjoy your own exploratory quest here…
‘Til the next time 😉

PICS SNAPPED @ Davinci Gardens
TP Direct to The Pharoah’s Tomb

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WHAT I AM WEARING:

HEAD:::::: DECO – MESH Bush Hat (camel), [MANDALA]SIMPLE_EARS
SHIRT:::::: [ hoorenbeek ] Military Shirt – Mesh – Sand
SHORTS:::::: flow . Standard Surf-N-Short – Nude
ITEMS:::::: DECO – MESH His Warrior Watch, * S O R G O – STEAM Black GOLD(SG), Loki Mesh – Explorers Backpack
TATTS:::::: B*FLY – Lady Sugar Tattoo
BOOTS:::::: DECO – MESH Some Boots small (black)

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WHAT CHIOMA IS WEARING:

HAIR::::::: [elikatira] Play 2 – Brown 08
PROPs::::::: Pixel Puss Props-Flaming Torch, Intrigue Co. – Tourist: Camera, Loki Mesh – Explorers Backpack
SHADES::::: (Yummy) Round Shades – Tortoise
JEWELS::::: *N@N@*Dulce earring
DRESS:::::: e! Safari Dress (Sand) (Marketplace)
BOOTS:::::: Charlee Mesh Silver – Grey (Marketplace)
HAT:::::::: OO_Pith Helmet (Marketplace)
SKIN::::::: *{Kiko Life}* Omi Meji: Sepia

SL Destinations: The Fairy Grove in Brillant

Hi Travel Buddies, We have a Cute Alert!

Always after blogging something, Hubby and I are off like 2 kids aimlessly frolicking.
Hubby says “Come, lets ride some sharks in the water. I’ve seen a Laser Shark sold for 1L.” (The Men’s Dept @ The Pea)
So we go and get one for me, and head to open water in a region called Mallebeench.
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We are chasing each other in circles with miles of open water to play in, When We see an Island come into view…
It was a lush colorful island with a deep dark river carved thru it…

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“Hmm, very interesting…” I say, and then hubby takes notice of some twinkling through the thick brush.
We curiously steer the sharks down the dark mouth of the river until the beauty came into full view…

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Wow, very very pretty here!, We both exclaim. Everything was mini..petite sized.

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There wasn’t anything interactive here for us, as we were human sized, Too big to fit into the houses or chairs..
But I will tell you it was peaceful as we sat, chatted, and made nice photos as we played with windlights…

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Check out this sim for your own great snaps, use a ground sit and hang out with your favorite folks.

Happy Exploring! & Thanks for looking 🙂

PICS SNAPPED @: Fairy Grove

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