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A Bite of the Pringle – The Olympic Velodrome

Designed by Hopkins Architects in 2011 the Olympic Velodrome in London is known as ‘The Pringle’. The roof is designed to reflect the geometry of cycling as well as being lightweight and efficient reflecting a bike. There is also a … Continue reading

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Bluebells In Dockey Wood

Situated in the Ashridge Estate, Dockey Woods comes alive in April with a sensational display of bluebells. Owned by the National Trust, Ashridge is situated in the Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, about 2 miles (3.2 km) … Continue reading

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The South Bank Lion

The South Bank Lion is a Coade stone sculpture of a standing male lion cast in 1837. It has stood at the east end of Westminster Bridge in London  beside County Hall, since 1966. The statue is about 13 feet … Continue reading

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Journey @ Apartheid Museum

An exhibit entitled Journey at the Apartheid Museum. The discovery of gold in Johannesburg in 1886 attracted migrants from all over Southern Africa and many other parts of the world. This exhibit illustrates the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of some … Continue reading

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The Killing Fields at Choeung Ek, Cambodia

The Killing Fields are a number of sites in Cambodia where nearly 2 million people were killed and buried by the Communist Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 to 1979. The mass killings are widely regarded as part of a broad … Continue reading

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Feria Del Caballo, Jerez

The Feria Del Caballo is one of Andalucía’s biggest festivals. The fair attracts more than one million visitors and features music, dancing, bullfights and all kinds of horse competitions, from dressage through to polo. Jerez del la Frontera is a … Continue reading

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Frisiersalon, Bad Gastein

The once fashionable spa town and ski resort Bad Gastein has been held to ransom over a number of years by  Viennese financier Francis Duval and his family who have let a number of grand buildings in its centre to … Continue reading

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Durdle Door, Dorset

Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset, England. It is one of the most photographed landmarks along the Jurassic Coast. This rock arch in the sea was formed as a result of the … Continue reading

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Villa La Rotonda, Vincenza

Villa La Rotonda is a Renaissance villa just outside Vicenza in northern Italy, and was designed by Andrea Palladio. The proper name is Villa Almerico Capra, but it is also known as La Rotonda and Villa Rotonda. The name “Capra” … Continue reading

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Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt

The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km … Continue reading

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Boy With Frog

The eight-foot-tall sculpture of a boy holding a squirming frog by was commissioned to sit at the tip of the Punta della Dogana, between the Grand and the Guidecca canals in Venice. The work, by the California artist Charles Ray, … Continue reading

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T.R.E.ES #9

Time Reflects Everlasting Expressions #9 Part of an ongoing series of abstract images of trees Print Available at http://ow.ly/Mv4sH ‪#‎art‬ ‪#‎photography‬ ‪#‎nature‬ ‪#‎londonphotographer‬ ‪#‎fineart‬

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T.R.E.ES #6

Time Reflects Everlasting ExpressionS #6 Part of a series of abstract tree images ‪#‎trees‬ ‪#‎art‬ ‪#‎photography‬ ‪#‎abstract‬

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Changing The Guard At Buckingham Palace

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Abu Simbel

The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel (أبو سمبل in Arabic), a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 … Continue reading

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Guardians At Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok

Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (officially known as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram) is regarded as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. Located in the historic centre of Bangkok, within the grounds of the … Continue reading

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Kaiser Wilhelm I

    The monument to the German Kaiser and King of Prussia Wilhelm I in Bad Gastein, Austria.

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Faces At Bayon

Dating from the 12th century, Bayon Temple is the spectacular central temple of the ancient city of Angkor Thom. Bayon is known for its huge stone faces of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, with one facing outward and keeping watch at each … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  Angkor Wat (Khmer: អង្គរវត្ត) was first a Hindu, later a Buddhist, temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in … Continue reading

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Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei or Banteay Srey (Khmer: ប្រាសាទបន្ទាយស្រី) is a 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Located in the area of Angkor in Cambodia. It lies near the hill of Phnom Dei, 25 km (16 mi) north-east of … Continue reading

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Views towards the Hochkoenig

Standing at 2941m the Hochkoenig is the highest mountain in the Berchtesgaden Alps, Salzburgerland, Austria

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MS Schmittenhöhe on Zeller See, Zell Am See

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View From The Kitzsteinhorn

The Kitzsteinhorn is part of the Hohe Tauern range in the eastern Alps and reaches a height of 3,203 m (10,509 ft) above sea level. It was first climbed in 1828 by Johann Entacher.

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Timanfaya National Park

       The Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains) were created between 1730 and 1736 when more than 100 volcanoes, covering more than 50 km², rose up and devastated this part of the island (including several villages). The last eruptions … Continue reading

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Zell Am See In Winter

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St Stephan’s Cathedral, Stephansdom, Vienna

The glory of St. Stephen’s Cathedral is its ornately patterned, richly coloured roof, 111 metres (364 ft) long, and covered by 230,000 glazed tiles. Above the choir on the south side of the building the tiles form a mosaic of … Continue reading

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