Elephants are among the most emotional creatures in the world. they have been known to rescue other animals such as trapped dogs. [[everything i love in life, in one picture: kitty + elephant + rain forest]]
peonies - these grew in our yard growing up, white, pink and dark pink. they were always in bloom for my birthday and my birthday dinner always included a bouquet of them. that smell is among my favorite things on earth!
Burg Eltz Castle is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany Still owned by a branch of the same family that lived there in the century, 33 generations ago. The Rübenach and Rodendorf families.