Everyday Life - Memorials, Monuments

Challenge #20 in the Things you'll see everyday series. Hosted by amicus70.
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Back to the first challenges in this series. I want to see pictures from things you see everyday but perhaps don't notice them. Let's begin with monuments or memorials. Easy. Read the additional rules or be dq'ed!
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Cape Commorin, Kanyakumari - Southern most tip of India - A Monument and a Memorial built where two seas(Bay of Bengal & Arabian Sea) and an ocean(Indian Ocean) meet. Vivekananda Rock Memorial - Built in memory of the visit of the great Inidan spiritual teacher teacher Swami Vivekananda to Shripada Parai during the month of December 1892 for deep meditation and enlightenment. He swam to this rock and meditated about the past, present and future of India. It is said that he attained enlightenment on the rock, and henceforth became a reformer and philosopher. Thiruvalluvar Statue - 133 feet tall Statue built to honor the great Tamilian poet Thiruvalluvar.
Submitted: Thursday, 21st June, 2012 04:23 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 18th May, 2012
Focal length: 32 mm
Shutter speed: 20 sec
Aperture: F22
ISO: 100
Notes: Sharpened the pic a bit and changed the saturation in CS5.
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