History: Paris In 1940-50s, France By Robert Doisneau

Friday, 23rd December 2011, 09:35:20
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 27, Hits: 1544, Size: 2MiB
Robert Doisneau (14 April 1912, Gentilly, Val-de-Marne – 1 April 1994) was a French photographer. In the 1930s he used a Leica on the streets of Paris; together with Henri Cartier-Bresson he was a pioneer of photojournalism. He is renowned for his 1950 image Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville), a photo of a couple kissing in the busy streets of Paris. Robert Doisneau was appointed a Chevalier (Knight) of the National Order of the Légion d'honneur in 1984...
History: Paris in 1940-50s, France by Robert Doisneau
History: Paris in 1940-50s, France by Robert Doisneau
History: Paris in 1940-50s, France by Robert Doisneau
History: Paris in 1940-50s, France by Robert Doisneau
History: Paris in 1940-50s, France by Robert Doisneau

Christmas Decoration With 1.2 Million Lights By Zlatko Salaj, Grabovinca, Croatia

Thursday, 22nd December 2011, 09:37:45
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 12, Hits: 953, Size: 1MiB
Zlatko Salaj, a 67-year-old Croatian, has created a ‘Christmas Story’ for himself. Not a story to tell, but one to show the world. His Christmas Story is actually his home, which he decks up in lights and colors every year around the holidays. The former telecommunications engineer owns a country estate in Grabovinca, located in central Croatia. The entire estate is decorated at this time of year. Thousands of visitors come by to view the spectacle created by Salaj and his family...
Christmas decoration with 1.2 million lights by Zlatko Salaj, Grabovinca, Croatia
Christmas decoration with 1.2 million lights by Zlatko Salaj, Grabovinca, Croatia
Christmas decoration with 1.2 million lights by Zlatko Salaj, Grabovinca, Croatia
Christmas decoration with 1.2 million lights by Zlatko Salaj, Grabovinca, Croatia
Christmas decoration with 1.2 million lights by Zlatko Salaj, Grabovinca, Croatia

The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Wednesday, 23rd November 2011, 13:38:28
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 28, Hits: 1738, Size: 1MiB
The Blue Lagoon (Icelandic: "Bláa lónið") geothermal spa and is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The steamy waters are part of a lava formation. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwestern Iceland. Bláa lónið is situated approximately 13km (8 miles) from the Keflavík International Airport and 39km (24 miles) from the capital city of Reykjavík...
The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland
The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, Dresden, Germany

Tuesday, 22nd November 2011, 10:02:11
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 5, Hits: 313, Size: 0MiB
The Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, is an artsy neighborhood in Dresden, Germany. Somebody had the genius idea to cover one wall with funnels and gutters shaped like musical instruments that capture water as it runs off the building into this elaborate drainage system. Not only is this beautiful, but it also plays music when it rains...
Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, Dresden, Germany
Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, Dresden, Germany
Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, Dresden, Germany
Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, Dresden, Germany
Neustadt Kunsthofpassage, Dresden, Germany

52-vehicle Pile-up On A Highway A31, Emsland Autobahn, Germany

Monday, 21st November 2011, 10:18:55
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 14, Hits: 385, Size: 1MiB
Three people were killed after a 52-vehicle pile-up caused by thick fog on Autobahn A31. A31 Bundesautobahn 31 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 31, short form Autobahn 31, abbreviated as BAB 31 or A 31) is a German Autobahn that connects the coast of the North Sea near Emden to the Ruhr area. It is also known as Emsland-Autobahn or East Frisian Skewer. It was completed in December 2004...
52-vehicle pile-up on a highway A31, Emsland Autobahn, Germany
52-vehicle pile-up on a highway A31, Emsland Autobahn, Germany
52-vehicle pile-up on a highway A31, Emsland Autobahn, Germany
52-vehicle pile-up on a highway A31, Emsland Autobahn, Germany
52-vehicle pile-up on a highway A31, Emsland Autobahn, Germany

Fort De Roovere Bridge, West Brabant Water Line, Netherlands

Monday, 14th November 2011, 10:24:52
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 12, Hits: 402, Size: 1MiB
During the 17th century, a series of moats and fortresses were built over the West Brabant Water Line region of the Netherlands to provide protection from invasion by France and Spain. Fort de Roovere was surrounded by a shallow, muddy moat that was too deep to march across and too shallow for boats. Recently the fort was opened for tourist but instead of building an overbridged over the moat which would have definitely taken away the fort’s dramatic view, a sunken bridge was designed...
Fort de Roovere bridge, West Brabant Water Line, Netherlands
Fort de Roovere bridge, West Brabant Water Line, Netherlands
Fort de Roovere bridge, West Brabant Water Line, Netherlands
Fort de Roovere bridge, West Brabant Water Line, Netherlands
Fort de Roovere bridge, West Brabant Water Line, Netherlands

Canvas Hotel, Telemark County, Norway

Friday, 11th November 2011, 10:44:33
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 20, Hits: 1334, Size: 1MiB
Canvas hotel is located in Telemark County in Southern Norway. It is placed on an island in a small lake, 460 metres above sea level. The surrounding hills go as high as 800m. • Trails Small cairns and rubber stripes on granite are their track to follow. Swamps and canyons are crossed on north shore, but their focus has been on leaving as little impact on the terrain as possible. As much as 70% of the trails is running on solid granite...
Canvas hotel, Telemark County, Norway
Canvas hotel, Telemark County, Norway
Canvas hotel, Telemark County, Norway
Canvas hotel, Telemark County, Norway
Canvas hotel, Telemark County, Norway

Bird's-eye View Of London At Night, United Kingdom

Wednesday, 26th October 2011, 12:46:59
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 11, Hits: 864, Size: 1MiB
London /ˈlʌndən/ is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who called it Londinium. London's ancient core, the City of London, largely retains its square-mile mediaeval boundaries...
Bird's-eye view of London at night, United Kingdom
Bird's-eye view of London at night, United Kingdom
Bird's-eye view of London at night, United Kingdom
Bird's-eye view of London at night, United Kingdom
Bird's-eye view of London at night, United Kingdom

History: Old Germany

Wednesday, 26th October 2011, 12:19:26
Album: World & Travel, New uploads: 71, Hits: 3180, Size: 4MiB
Germany /ˈdʒɜrməni/, officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in Europe. The country consists of 16 states while the capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 km2 and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 81.8 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state and the largest economy in the European Union...
History: old Germany
History: old Germany
History: old Germany
History: old Germany
History: old Germany
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