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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.

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Up in the sky

A great family band helped me with the title of this post: thanks! But the title only. The content is, once again, related to the Volvo Ocean Race and its stop in Lorient, France.

 Patrouille de France, Cité de la Voile, Lorient, France

The Alpha Jet of the Patrouille de France (French Acrobatic Patrol) performed an acrobatic demonstration to welcome the teams of the Volvo Ocean Race.

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Saturday the 16th of June 2012, Up in the sky of Lorient over the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly, Morbihan, Brittany, France

Lonely Planet is looking for…

… photographs!

Have you heard about this contest?

Thank you Michel for sharing the information!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Friendship

Friends on the way to school

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

  

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Lyon, ville équitable & durable

lyon, France

Place Bellecour, Lyon, France   

“Rendez-vous sous la queue du cheval !” Un lieu pratique pour se retrouver en plein coeur de Lyon!

Le jour la prise de vue, la statue de Lyon XIV portait un sac rose en bandoulière. Par cette action de street marketing, la ville de Lyon présente un label pour développer la  consommation responsable.

Die Welt der Habsburger – Schloss Schönbrunn

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Schloss Schönbrunn, Wien, Österreich, Europa

Vienna, Austria, Europe 

Der Wiener Stephansdom

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Wien, Österreich, Europa

Vienna, Austria, Europe 

Auf der Straße von Wien

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Wien, Österreich, Europa

Vienna, Austria, Europe

Land of refuge for His Holiness

Since 1959 the 14th Dalai Lama and the Central Tibetan Administration has lived in exile in Dharamsala / McLeod Ganj.

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McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India

In the mountains

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McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh, India

Up & Down the street of Shimla

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Brazil & Russia in Shimla

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

On the Ridge in Shimla

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Shimla: 7 hills and other wonders

When India was ruled by the British, the government used to move to Shimla for the hot season to enjoy fresh air up on the seven hills. Some great buildings remind from this past.

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Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

Chandigarh: Le Corbusier City

In the capital of both states of Punjab and Haryana, buildings and roads are as important as trees.

Chandigarh is a very well organised city designed by the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. Divided up into different sectors, one of them being for pedestrian only Chandigarh is one of the best planned city in India. And in sector 22, look for one of the best sweets shop and restaurant called Sai Sweet!

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Around India Gate

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The perfect time of the day with a lovely sunset and an Old Ambassador parked under a floor lamp!

Delhi Haat

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

 

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the traditional city of Kota Bharu

Walking down the streets in Kota Bharu the royal city of Kelantan and discovering the art of Batik painting, the shadow-puppets, the traditional drums and martial arts.

 

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Markets in KL

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Chinese Lantern Festival in Kuala Lumpur

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Across the street from each other…

A Chinese and an Indian temple!

 

Jalan Tun H. S. Lee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Walking around Kuala Lumpur

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The Petronas Twin Towers

Dominating the skyline of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

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Some more colors in Perth

Western Australia

 

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

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