PICTURE : Why ? Shipwreck of illegal immigrants in the Mediterranean Why do they risk their lives in the sea? The dream of work, wealth, freedom, modernity, equality, rights, adventure, …? Or other ??? one has to look at their activities when they settle in Europe, to understand the answer.
PICTURE : Unusual architecture : Corbin Building in Manhattan, New york MTA Capital Construction built in 1888-1889, the Fulton Center, in Revival style, which will serve as the essential transportation and retail hub in Lower Manhattan, providing seamless transfer for passengers connecting to subway lines A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and … Lire la suite PICTURE OF THE DAY (January 15, 2021)
PICTURE : The beauty of nature, hidden under water A wonderful picture of the seabed in the waters of Gaber Al-Bint (= the tomb of the girl) on the Gulf of Aqaba. It is a tourist site in the city of Dahab, northeastern Egypt. J
Picture : Pacific Coast Highway The Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1) is one of the most scenic and beautiful roads in the world. It follows the coast of the Pacific Ocean for 882.87 kilometers.To the north, Highway 1 begins from U.S. Route 101, near Legett. In the south, it ends at Interstate 5 at Capistrano … Lire la suite Picture of the day (11/01/2021)
Picture : Hundafoss is a waterfall in the south of Iceland in the Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, in the region of Suðurland.This unknown waterfall (25 meters) is located in the same region, with other waterfalls, more or less famous (Svartifoss, Morsarfoss, …).Hundafoss is not visible from the east side of the river, but if … Lire la suite Picture of the day (10/01/2021)
Picture: Sculpture of William Grover-Williams in his Bugatti 35B (green), in Monaco: Winner of the first Monaco Grand Prix (1929), William Grover-Williams (1903-1945) had a British father and a French mother. During World War II he was an SOE agent in occupied France, where he was captured and then executed in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp … Lire la suite Picture of the day (09/01/2021)
Picture: Photo source : flickr . Author: china traveller
Picture: In many underdeveloped countries, there are retired buses, which are transformed into train-buses (Rail-bus)In England there was a modern project to create a vehicle capable of combining the energy efficiency of rail traction with the flexibility of buses. The test- in this picture -was on August 15, 1980, in Crich, Derbyshire. After the test, … Lire la suite Picture of the day (07/01/2021)
Photo source: leblogdestendances.fr « Tour Creek Goose », is a strange tower in Alaska (USA), it is a dwelling house, located in the middle of a forest. The building of 9 elements with 61 m in height, had started with a single element of 13 meters.It was built by Alaskan District Attorney Phillip Weidner.
The crown of Louis XV, King of France (1715 – 1774). In the Louvre Museum. This crown was used for the king’s coronation on October 25, 1722, in the cathedral of Reims.