Most of the Manhattan Island can be seen from this observation deck.
The Empire State Building in the center with The Financial District behind it.
Times Square on the right, Chrysler Building on the left.
Sea where the skyscrapers end.
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island became the symbols of immigration during the second half of the 19th century, as millions of immigrants came to the United States, with the Statue often being the first thing they saw when arriving by boat.
Ellis Island, once nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station, is now an Immigration museum with permanent expositions that allows descendants to search for their ancestors within the passengers records.
The poster of the movie, Brooklyn – USA.
A must for huge fans like me.
An observation deck in Bangkok is probably the only place in which you can breathe fresh air and avoid the humidity that kills you ( especially in January when I was there ).
Bangkok is a quite polluted place with an incredible and fascinating mix of ancient temples and modern skyscrapers.
La Habana- “If we could get anything we want, you’d love me as much as 20 years ago” Buena Vista Social Club
La Habana- “Study so that we can’t be deceived, work so that in our Homeland there is no hunger, and rifle to punish the traitors” Che Guevara
Cienfuegos- Where is easier to find a bottle of Rum than one of water
Moròn- They know streets, people, anecdotes … they even know your name already. They are the eyes, the ears (and the legs) of small towns
Remedios- The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Remedios- Railings divide the sales woman from the assault of the thirsty crowd
Chichen Itza- The victim climbed the steep staircase of the temple and on top the priests plucked victim’s heart off
Picturesque Harbor of Honfleur, France, painted many times by artists like Claude Monet.
Characterized by its houses with slate-covered frontages, tall and narrow, that remind of Northern architectural style.
Merida- The slogan “Because you are unique” that has withstood the erosion of time
This arena built in 80 AD is the symbol of Rome.
Capable of seating 50,000 spectators, the Colosseum is known for gladiatorial fights and public shows such as re-enactments of famous battles, animal hunts, executions, and dramas based on mythology.
The Arno river quietly passes through Florence, a marvelous jewel surrounded by the Tuscany hills.
Medieval buildings face the river from both banks.
Montmartre, scenic hill in Paris, has gathered many artists during the last few centuries. Crowded with tourists during weekends, the main attraction of the area is the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur, visible in the picture.
Not just chimera statues and gargoyles, this cathedral is one of the most famous gothic buildings in the world
Lane in Montalcino, Tuscany
On the rocky tidal island a church was built during the 8th century AD, dedicated to Saint Michel (Saint Michael )
A woman praying in a Buddhist temple in Bangkok
One of the first things on my bucket list once moved to NYC was to walk on the Brooklyn Bridge, seen so many times in so many movies. The snow on the bridge is due to a giant blizzard that hit the city a couple of days before this shot was taken.
Close to Little Italy and Tribeca, heart of the largest Chinese community in the Western Hemisphere.
Originally a Native Americans trail, is the oldest north–south main road in New York City, dating to the first New Amsterdam (Dutch) settlement.
Is now considered the heart of American theatre industry.
Bronte Beach on a cold April day
Dirty, old, as fascinating as nothing else.
Spring Street , Soho.
The district is famous for artists’ lofts, art galleries, boutiques and outlets.
The name “SoHo” refers to the area being “SOuth of HOuston (Street)”.
Memorial dedicated to all the American victims of Vietnam War, including those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War.
The gabbro walls contain all their 58,195 names.
It is usual to see people leaving pictures, flowers and US flags or ex soldiers saluting a fallen comrade.
The most impressive aspect is the solemnity of the Memorial, dominated by a respectful silence.
Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Skyline and NYC traffic
Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, some arriving, some leaving.
Strawberry Fields, Central Park, directly across from the Dakota Apartments where John Lennon was assassinated in 1980. This part of the Park is dedicated to his memory.
Remedios- Buena Vista music belongs to everyone, its name echoes at each trumpet’s blare
People all ages dancing and singing famous Country tunes.
Country belongs here, it echoes from each corner.
The Lorraine Motel, Memphis.
Now part of the National Civil Rights Museum, this is the building where Martin Luther King was shot to death in 1968.
The Houses of Parliament, Thames river and the Big Ben, one of the biggest clock in the world
The Sweet Auburn District is a historic African-American neighborhood along Auburn Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia.
The most famous personality of the area is Martin Luther King Jr., who was born in this neighborhood.