Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wood

The third element in Cee’s Challenge is Wood. I invite you to visit places where you can find beautiful wood art works. We will start at the north, in Lithuania, where we will visit lake natural park Aukštaitija with its Beekeeping Museum. The next stop is in Neringa (also Lithuania), in a small village called Juodkranté, where is “witches” hill with lots of wooden sculptures, place full of stories, history and creativity. Finally I will take you pretty far to Yemen, to wadi Hadramawt, around town called Shibam, maybe you have heard about Desert Manhattan? I will show you doors, locks, door latches carved from the wood.
Beekeeping museum in Stripekai and wooden statues showing bee and/or honey connected moments, beehives.




Bears robbing wild bees for honey


Wooden bees and honeycombs


People working in woods, honey god

Hill of Witches in Juodkranté, nice walk through the wood with lots of statues.




Musicians and devils


Faces, gods and totem

Wadi Hadramawt, Shibam.




Locks and wooden windows


Door latches or other door connected wooden objects


16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Forestwoodfolkart
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 13:29:35

    Fantastic. I am in a couple of other challenges right now, but would so love to join in.. Thanks so much for posting. I love timber and decorative wooden objects.


  2. Amy
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 16:16:07

    Great gallery of wood works, beautiful and creative!


  3. Madhu
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 19:13:47

    What an incredible gallery! The windows could be from India!!! 🙂


  4. Cee Neuner
    Jan 25, 2013 @ 19:22:49

    WOW!! What an incredible display of wood. I’m not sure which ones I like the best. Thanks so much for sharing!


  5. Colline
    Jan 27, 2013 @ 13:57:04

    I enjoyed looking at the wooden sculptures – they are such talented carvers.


  6. twoscamps
    Jan 27, 2013 @ 17:18:08

    These are beautiful displays of wood!


  7. The Guat
    Jan 28, 2013 @ 08:07:36

    Dude these are some very nice wooden carvings. Great art work. I love the seat…is it a crocodile?


  8. smilewanderer
    Jan 28, 2013 @ 23:36:08

    They look really nice, but are they left outside during the winter?


  9. Inside the Mind of Isadora
    Jan 29, 2013 @ 12:35:45

    A very interesting variety of wood photo’s. Great entry for the challenge. I think you’ve covered every type of wood. The doors and windows are always fascinating to me.
    Very nice …


  10. Island Traveler
    Jan 29, 2013 @ 13:49:17

    Amazing series of wood. I felt like a kid walking around an enchanting place.


  11. Tina Schell
    Jan 29, 2013 @ 15:19:00

    Wonderful post! I visited Prague a few years back and found it lovely, picturesque and very friendly. Some great memories!


  12. Amanda Wood
    Jan 31, 2013 @ 11:13:20

    Great collection…lovely.


  13. lovemyarts
    Mar 18, 2013 @ 20:36:53

    Having had a small course in wood carving myself, I can quite appreciate how beautiful these carvings are! thank you for the share and for having liked my posts! 🙂 I look forward to following you!


  14. Nerija S.
    Feb 26, 2018 @ 22:58:35

    I absolutely loved visiting the Hill of Witches in Juodkrantė. My favorite sculptures were of the giantess Nerija 😉 and Eglė, Queen of Serpents.


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