Have you already heard about Thinglink images? Maybe not, because those can not (yet) be embedded into WordPress.com blogs (WordPress.com doesn’t support third-party plugins). I like this concept and see a potential for it here in WordPress also, so I have … Continue reading
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Not only the catholics but also many others are following intensively what happens in Vatican during the next weeks. Pope Benedict XVI surprised the world and said he will step down on 28 February, something that has not happened in six hundred years. There … Continue reading
Street photography is easy and difficult at the same time. Easy: you just walk around and the subjects are there. Difficult: how to approach the subjects? See POTN Forum for good source of hints for this kind of shooting. Here … Continue reading
(I have promised not to post more panoramas, but now I have to. ) In my last blog I made mistake, which I like to correct. When posting photographs, I like to add a link, some background information or a … Continue reading
It was sometimes early or mid 1960′s when I saw Ben-Hur. For a young boy it was a heavy four hours, even with a break, but worth of it. I can still remember Charles Heston riding his foursome fiercely around … Continue reading
Posted in Country, Italy, Photo, photography, Travel, Valokuvaus
Tagged Ben-Hur, Charles Heston, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, movie, Oscars, Rome
Today is World Carfree Day. How do streets look like without cars? Here are some examples.
Posted in Argentina, China, Colombia, Country, Estonia, Finland, India, Italy, Photo, photography, South Africa, Travel, USA, Valokuvaus
Tagged Beijing, Bogotá, car, Chicago, New Delhi, Porvoo, Rome, Springbok, street, Tallinn
Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), next to St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), is one of the ‘must see’ museums in Venice, Italy. The palace has been destroyed several times by fire, but you can still find some traces of the … Continue reading
There is actually a higher risk that this restaurant need to be closed due to too high water; Venice is sinking, and there is no cheap or easy solution to prevent that. If you wish to visit Ristorante Da Ivo, … Continue reading