A man lights a cigarette in front of a giant lantern during the Christmas Lantern Festival in San Fernando, Pampanga, north of Manila December 15, 2007. The lantern festival is held annually by the local government to promote and attract local and foreign tourists. Each lantern, which took two months to prepare by at least 20 people, has more than 3,000 bulbs and measures 20 feet (6 m) in diameter.
I love to write, read, paint, draw, take photos, listen to music, travel, and stargaze. If I could live my life over again I would be an astronomer.
“Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.
Arthur C. Clarke