A little bit of Paris, some Venice.
Mix with Ancient Egypt and Rome.
Boil with New York.
Add 24/7 casinos, abundance of shops and all types of entertainment.
This is the recipe to make “Vegas”.
Placed in the bohémienne district of Greenwich village, this park is among the most known of New York City.
Street artists and chess players fill it up during the day and at night.
Walking distance from New York University and from “the Village” bars and cafes.
The arch, modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, was erected in 1889 to celebrate the centennial of George Washington inauguration as first president of the United States.
Less known than the world-famous Central Park, oasis of green within the cement of Midtown Manhattan, walking distance to Times Square.
The shot looks similar to the first scene of the movie “The Warriors” doesn’t it? ( yes true, is taken from another angle ).
All fans should recognize the Wheel immediately.
Many movies and TV shows have parts filmed around here or on the Coney Island Promenade.
“I’m goin’ to Jackson, and that’s a fact.
Yeah, we’re goin’ to Jackson, ain’t never comin’ back”.
This song was being played when the bus stopped in Jackson, Tennessee.
The square and the equestrian statue in its middle are dedicated to Andrew Jackson, the general who defended New Orleans from the British Army during the War of 1812.
On the left of the Saint Louis Cathedral is located the “Cabildo” (the old city hall), where the final version of the Louisiana Purchase was signed in 1803, moving French colonies like Louisiana and other Midwest territories under the control of the US government.
True, a lot of American history in this public space.
Savannah has a precise grid layout with a square every 8 blocks, known as a “ward”.
This layout creates magnificent public spaces and green areas.
Most of Savannah’s squares are named in honor or in memory of a person, and many contain monuments, statues, plaques.
“Forrest Gump” movie fans should know that in one of those squares, Forrest sits on a bench while waiting for the bus.
This boulevard with its elegant houses and churches, hosts parades and events related to Confederation period ( Richmond was the Capital of the Confederates States of America ).
Many statues are placed along this avenue to honor Confederate participants of the Civil War.
Among them the most renowned is dedicated to General Robert E. Lee, Commander of the Confederate Army.
The first boardwalk in the United States, the casinos and resorts that inspired the original version of the board game Monopoly.
A warm summer night in Atlantic City.
“New York means so much to people. If you are inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it has been that way since the first skyscraper” Griffin Dunne
Rolling shutters down, few people walking.
Coney Island under the rain is probably the best way to express loneliness in a romantic, fascinating way.
Coney island (effectively a peninsula) used to attract holiday makers in the 1830s and 1840s due to its position, easily reachable from Manhattan and other boroughs yet distant enough to suggest a proper vacation.
Nowadays Coney is an amusement park.
“Nathan’s Famous” original hot dog stand opened here in 1916 and quickly became a landmark.
Coney Island hosts the hot dog eating contest yearly on the Fourth of July, I saw the countdown clock myself.
Caught on camera on a cloudy day, Coney had no carousels and no roller coasters running.
Trinidad- Every corner of this colonial gem faithfully shows the prosperity of its businesses
Tulum- The atmosphere of a Tarantino’s movie, wedding dresses on display, and a child who doesn’t have the courage to cross the doorstep.
Ponte Vecchio ( old bridge ) is famous for the goldsmiths shops and is one of the major spots in Florence.
Built and rebuilt many times due to floodings, the bridge spans the Arno river at its narrowest point where it is believed that a bridge was first built in Roman times.
This square used to be a stadium during Roman Empire. Her shape still reminds of that period.
CBD ( Central Business District ) is the financial heart of Sydney.
This picture is taken from the pedestrian zone adjacent the Opera House.
The Independence Hall in the center, where US Declaration of Independence and US Constitution were debated and adopted.
“Liberty Bell Center” on the right.
The Liberty Bell was rung to mark the reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 8, 1776.
Even if cracked during the 19th century, this object is venerated and considered a symbol of freedom.
Few people know that the Liberty Bell has been sounded over the radio on June 6th 1944 (D-Day) during Normandy landing.
John Hancock is remembered for his large and stylish signature on the US Declaration of Independence.
History says this statesman from Massachusetts has been the first to sign the Declaration, but this is the subject of much debate. The Tower is the tallest skyscraper in New England.
The State House faces the Boston Common park, a beautiful green area in the city center. The building is constructed over land once owned by John Hancock, prominent Patriot of the American Revolution.
Many copies of the Statue exist in every part of the World.
The first (original) statue stands in the Jardin du Luxembourg (Paris) and has been used as a small-scale model by the sculptor, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi.