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Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

How can a photographer create without creations of others?

Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paris-Delhi-BombayParis, Centre Pompidou, Paris-Delhi-Bombay (Archives – Summer 2011)

The artist, Hema Upadhyay, recreated the Dharavi Slum of Bombay on two sides of a narrow corridor. This photograph plays with the lights and shows a detail the elaborated work.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

Humayun's tomb, Delhi, India,

Couple inside Humayun’s tomb, Delhi, India (Photo Archives) 

Following the Daily Post

Abbaye Notre-Dame d’Orval

Abbaye d'Orval, Belgique, Europe

Orval Abbey, Villers-devant-Orval, Belgium

Founded as a Cistercian monastery, the abbey is well-known for its history and current spiritual life. Trappist Cistercian monks still welcome guests for short retreats.

The Abbaye Notre Dame d’Orval attracts also many tourists probably thanks to ist local production of Trappist Beer and typical cheese!


Lorient, Morbihan, France

Right before the show!

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Lorient, France

Auf der Straße von Wien

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Wien, Österreich, Europa

Vienna, Austria, Europe

Brazil & Russia in Shimla

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Delhi Haat

In the centre of Delhi, goods from all the different parts of India are available!


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Different jobs in Australia

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The State Library of Victoria in Melbourne

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Wat Saket and the Golden Mountain

Bangkok, Thailand

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Wat Traimit

Bangkok, Thailand


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Wat Arun

Bangkok, Thailand


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Wat Pho and the sleeping Buddha

Bangkok, Thailand


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Wat U Phai Rat Bamrung, Bangkok

Wat u Phai Rat Bamrung, Bangkok

With this first article from Thailand, this is your first lesson of Thai language:

“Wat” means “temple”

Rheims –because it is the most beautiful to me!

la cathédrale Notre Dame de Reims, France


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And more later on I guess. I will not stay far away from this cathedral for ever!

~~~ 800 ~~~

The pictures presented below are not the best ones… but I love this cathedral and I need to share it!

La cathédrale de Reims fête ses 800 ans!

Rheims cathedral turned 800 years old!

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Every evening this summer there is a great show on the cathedral. It helps you to imagine how colorful the cathedral looked like when it was first built and how they built it!

Whenever you have time, please try to spend a week end in Rheims in the summer 2011, you will not regret it!


Paris-Delhi-Bombay could stand for the destinations of my planned trip for the next months… but it is also the title of the Current exhibition in Centre Pompidou, Paris

Different artists, either French or Indian contributed to this exhibition. Their works of Art  express what they think or what they perceive about India today.

My favorite piece is the one from Hema UPADHYAY: Think Left, Think Right, Think Low, Think Tight, 2010

It is a colorful representation of the largest slum of Mumbai called Dharavi. Have a look at the pictures and try to imagine a tight corridor. On both side of it, vertically and miniature, full of colors, a reproduction of the slum thanks to recycled materials. It is amazing to pay attention to the details like places of worship or electrical systems!

If you happen to be in Paris anytime from now until the 19th of September 2011, do not hesitate to visit the Centre Pompidou!

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