Captured in Sintra, Portugal, "Ancient Vines' Embrace" offers a poetic glimpse into the passage of time. The photograph reveals a weathered stone-carved handrail, a relic of antiquity, now broken and fragmented. Amidst the aged structure, an intricate and winding vine thrives, its tendrils weaving through the cracks and crevices. This image portrays the remarkable resilience of nature and the quiet dance of history and growth, where time's touch becomes a canvas for the vitality of the present. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.