river. stream

anonymous asked:

could you please explain the "know where the sprinkler overflows run across the sidewalks" thing? why can't They walk past those???

In some versions of Irish folklore, they couldn’t cross running water. Usually this meant rivers, streams, etc. but like most of the other things in the original comic, this is the broke-ass college version.

Yamuna River - Agra, India

Most of the city of Agra is built along the Yamuna River, which flows from the far north of the country, and through Delhi. The river has played an important role in the life of the cities most famous building, the Taj Mahal. Many of the materials used to build the monument came from the river, or were transported to the area by river. The Taj is located on a sharp bend in the river, down stream from Agra fort. The calmness of the river at this section allows the Taj Mahal to reflect off the water perfectly, like a mirror. 

The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in Childbirth. When construction of the Taj was completed, the body of Mumtaz was transported in a golden casket along the river, to its final resting place in the centre of the Mausoleum. Thirty-five years later, upon his own death, the Body of Shah Jahan made its journey down the river, to be laid to rest next to his wife, in the mausoleum that he built for her. 


Stream cascades over Appalachian Sediments, Watkins Glen State Park, New York




Spectacular waterfall on the slopes of Volcan Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica (National Park of the same name)