✈ Michel Travel Pics


Michel has visited 120 countries, 220 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 100 World Heritage Cities. ✈ https://TravelNotes.orghttp://tnot.es/Prints
Great Sphinx of Giza - Cairo, Egypt. The giant Sphinx statue near the Great Pyramids in Egypt. The Great Sphinx of Giza is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human - said to represent the Pharaoh Khafre. Facing from West to East, the Sphinx stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the River Nile in Giza; just outside of Cairo, the capital of Egypt. I chose to compose the Sphinx's head tightly with the Great Pyramid of Giza (Pyramid of Cheops) in the background. The capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt is registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List as 'Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur'. Buses go to Giza from Cairo although many tourists choose to go on an organised tour or hire a private driver to reach the site in comfort. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Cheops Egypt Giza Great Sphinx Of Giza Icon Michel Guntern Pyramid Tourist Attraction  Travel Africa Blue Sky Clear Sky Day Egyptian Low Angle View No People Outdoors Portrait Sky Sphinx Tourism Travel Destinations Travelpics Unesco Vertical
Japanese girl in traditional dress during a festival in Kumamoto, Japan. From Nomadic Gatherings - http://tnot.es/Nomadic Every 15th September the citizens of Kumamoto celebrate the Zuibyo Festival; the festival of Fujisaki Hachiman Shrine. The street processions continued all day and well after sunset. To the rhythmic beat of skinned drums and cymbals, whistles and chants, groups of costumed Samurai men, women, and children paraded their colours, twirled parasols and wafted traditional fans. Each group had a horse at the front and a float-cum-shrine at the rear. The larger men led the horse, continually trying to startle and provoke the animal into bucking near the gathered crowd, while at the same time backing-off the crowd to add to the drama. The float housed the megaphoned cheer-leader, closely followed by the rhythm beaters and performing clan. Equally essential in the late summer heat, refreshments were stored behind the decorative facade. As a foreigner interested in photographing the colourful pageant, I became a focus of attention myself. Attractive young women shyly smiled from behind their fans; sweaty Samurai ceremonially bowed; and younger boys enthusiastically shook my hand, patted my shoulder or simply asked: "How are you?" When I wasn't working the lens and shutter release, an odd can of beer was thrust into my hand. Very grateful I was too. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Fujisaki Hachiman Shrine Japan Japanese  Michel Guntern Travel Photography Candid Childhood Clothing Day Festival Front View Girl Japanese Girl Kumamoto Lifestyles One Person Outdoors Parasol People Portrait Real People Standing Sun And Shade Traditional Dress Travelpics
World War One Trenches - Western Front. On the Western Front, during World War One, much of the war was spent in trenches; long, narrow ditches dug into the earth where soldiers lived together day and night. Held by infantry, the trenches defined the front lines and death was never far away. This reconstructed section of original German trench system, including four bunkers and two mine shafts, is located about 2km north of Wijtschate. Access to the Bayernwald German Trenches is by prior booking from the Heuvelland Tourist Office in Kemmel. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Battlefield Bayernwald Belgique Belgium German Trench Green Kemmel La Belge Michel Guntern Travel Photography War Memorial Wood Battle Day Forest Grass Heuvelland Infantry Reconstruction Reminder Tours Travelpics Tree Western Front World War 1
Prince Charles Playing Polo at Windsor. HRH The Prince of Wales playing polo at Guards Polo Club, on Smith's Lawn in Windsor Great Park. The Prince of Wales became interested in polo as a child, watching his father, The Duke of Edinburgh, play at Windsor. On 28th June 1990, The Prince broke his arm in two places when he fell from his pony during a match at Cirencester Park. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Guards Polo Club Michel Guntern Polo Prince Charles Royal Family White Horse Windsor Great Park Animal Themes Competition Equestrian Full Stretch Grass Helmet Horse Horseback Riding Lifestyles Mallet One Person Outdoors Prince  Royalty Sport Sporting Sports Clothing Windsor
Artstetten Castle In June. The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were interred at Artstetten Castle because his wife could not be buried at the Imperial Crypt in Vienna. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo on 28th June, 1914, is widely seen as the spark that ignited the flames of a First World War. Once a summer residence of the imperial family, Artstetten Castle (open April to November) is the final resting place of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie Duchess of Hohenberg. On this sunny day in June, Austrian men on horseback paraded around in Austro-Hungarian military uniforms of the period. The museum inside the castle, shows memorabilia from around the time of the assassination; a living war memorial like no other. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Artstetten Artstetten Castle Austria Castle European  Habsburg Michel Guntern Schloss Schloss Artstetten Tourist Attraction  Travel Photography Austrian Blue Sky Blue Sky Background Building Exterior Europe Grass Historical Horse Large Group Of People Military Uniform Real People Sky Travelpics World War One
HRH Princess Royal attending the Seoul Olympics in 1988 as one of the two UK members of the International Olympic Committee. Previously known as Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth had granted her daughter the style Princess Royal on 13th June, 1987. Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, the second child and only daughter of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, was born at Clarence House, London, on 15th August, 1950. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ IOC Michel Guntern Olympics Princess Princess Anne Princess Royal Seoul Close-up Day Equestrian Identity Card Lifestyles One Person Outdoors People Real People Royal Royalty Short Sleeved Sport Style Summer Travelpics Well-dressed Young Adult
Ganvie lake dwellings near Cotonou, Benin - West Africa. The most accessible attraction from Cotonou is the lake dwellings at Ganvie. Share-taxis to the landing stage at Abomey-Calavi leave from the Dan Topka market at the end of Boulevard Saint Michel, in Cotonou. http://pics.travelnotes.org Abomey African Benin Business Stories Michel Guntern Nokoue Teamwork Tourist Attraction  Travel West Africa Working Africa Blue Headwear Lake Lake Dwellings Men On The Lake Outdoors Paddle People Real People Rear View Travelpics Water
Upper Barrakka Saluting Battery. Entering from the Upper Barrakka Gardens, Valletta's Saluting Battery (Batterija tas-Salut) overlooks Fort St. Angelo and the rest of the Grand Harbour. Once used for firing ceremonial gun salutes, as well as signalling time to the islanders and passing ships, history is brought to life at noon and 4pm daily. The firing of the gun has become one of Malta's most popular visitor attractions. Gun Harbour Salute Saluting Battery Travel Travel Photography Upper Barrakka Gardens Architecture Building Exterior Built Structure Canon Day Fort Gardens Grand Harbour High Angle View Nature Noon Gun Outdoors Sea Ships Sky Travel Destinations Valletta Water
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia. One of the oldest national parks in South-east Europe and the largest national park in Croatia, Plitvice Lakes (Plitvicka Jezera) National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. Sometimes a black and white image just looks better on the wall. Photo by Michel Guntern, TravelNotes.org https://photos.travelnotes.org/ Black & White Croatia Jezerce National Park Plitvice Lakes National Park Beauty In Nature Black And White Branch Day Forest Growth Nature No People Outdoors Plitvice River Scenics The Way Forward Tourism Tranquil Scene Tranquility Tree Tree Trunk Water Waterfall
Girls Just Wanna Have Sun. Sun-tanned woman in thong strolling along the sandy shoreline, just enjoying life on the beach while surfers try to catch a few waves. Tans from luxury destinations may fade, but the memories will last forever. http://pics.travelnotes.org Hikkaduwa Michel Guntern Travel Vacations Woman Beach Blue Blue Sky Clear Sky Full Length Horizon Over Water Ocean One Person Outdoors Real People Sand Sea Sunny Day Surfers Thong Travel Pics Vacations Walking Water Waves
Which walk to take; The Valley or Key Point? In early summer, the Valley route offers great views of the herb fields. The track includes swing bridges that look scary to some people but are fun for others. If you do start the Valley hike, be sure to complete it. If you find it too challenging, Kea Point is an easier walk; with views of the Mueller Glacier. Either way, the walks through grass lands feel so close to the towering, snow-covered mountain peaks. If you like it steeper, try Red Tarns. Or just hang a large, framed picture on your wall and enjoy the view; while seated in your favourite chair. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Couple Kea Point Rear View Travel Photography Beauty In Nature Day Full Length Grass Hiking Landscape Lifestyles Mountain Mountain Range Nature Outdoors People Real People Rear View Scenics Sky Snow Togetherness Travel Pics Two People Walking
Grossmunster, Wasserkirche and Munsterbrucke - Zurich. Wasserkirche and Helmhaus museum - with Grossmunster to the left - as seen from Stadthausquai and Munsterbrucke. The Wasserkirche (Water Church) was originally built on a small island where, according to legend, the city's martyrs Felix and Regula were executed by the Romans. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Church Cityscape Travel Travel Photography Zürich Arches Architecture Bridge Bridge - Man Made Structure Building Exterior Churches City Day Grossmünster Münsterbrücke Outdoors Place Of Worship Religion Spirituality Switzerland Tourist Attractions Travel Destinations Travel Pics Wasserkirche Water
Säntis Transmission Tower. The 123.5 metre high transmission tower, located at the peak of the Säntis in the Appenzell Alps of Switzerland, was commissioned in November 1997. Looking up from below, the design of the tower resembles the nose of a rocket ready to blast-off in to the future. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Appenzell Alps Graphic Modern Säntis Take Off Travel Photography Alps Architecture Blue Blue Sky Building Exterior Built Structure Clear Sky Day Design Mountains No People Outdoors Peak Sky Switzerland Tower Transmission Tower Vertical Windows
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy. A good time to visit the UNESCO listed Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy historical sites would be around the month of April, but not at Easter. Some of the access roads are so narrow that I can imagine it would be horrendous to visit these sacred places when the pilgrim crowds do. The somewhat strenuous uphill walking involved wouldn't be so idyllic in the summer months either Crown Of Thorns Jesus Lombardy Michel Guntern Northern Italy Ossuccio Red Sacri Monti Sacro Monte Di Ossuccio Travel Travel Photography Close-up Eyes Italian Italy Lombardia Piedmont Pilgrimage Religion Religious  Sacred Sculpture Sculptures Statue Travelpics
The Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen (Neuhausen am Rheinfall), in northern Switzerland, is the largest plain waterfall in Europe. Schloss Laufen sits within touching distance of this natural wonder; so close that you can feel the spray on your face. Visitors can walk around the falls or get a close-up feel of the water's force by taking a boat trip. Rhine Falls, Laufen-Uhwiesen, Switzerland. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Michel Guntern Natural Beauty Rheinfall Rhine Falls Sightseeing Tourist Attraction  Tourists Travel Travel Photography Boat Flag Motion Nature Outdoors River Scenics Schaffhausen Spray Swiss Flag Switzerland Tourism Travel Pics Water Waterfall Waterfalls
The Bogenbrucke (arched bridge) in Binn, Valais is listed as a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The Binntal (Binn valley) is also famous for its rich mineral deposits and is popular with hikers; but then where isn't, in Switzerland. Autumn Binntal Hiking Houses Michel Guntern Minerals Schweiz Suisse  Travel Travel Photography Valais Arch Arched Bridge Binn Blue Sky Bogenbrücke Mountain No People Stone Bridge Swiss Switzerland Travel Pics Village Wallis Wooden
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia. One of the oldest national parks in South-east Europe and the largest national park in Croatia, Plitvice Lakes (Plitvicka Jezera) National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. http://pics.travelnotes.org Croatia Green Michel Guntern National Park Natural Nature Plitvice Lakes Plitvice Lakes National Park Travel Travel Photography Trees UNESCO World Heritage Site Beauty In Nature Croatian Europe Forest Lakes  No People Outdoors Tourism Tranquil Scene Travel Pics Walkway Water Waterfalls
'Lest We Forget' comes from a poem, Recessional, written by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling also created other iconic memorial wording, including 'Known Unto God'. Many travel companies offer battlefield tours in Belgium and France, but it's easy enough to do it on your own with a quality guidebook, map and brochures from the local tourist office. World War One Highlights 28 Jun, 1914: Franz Ferdinand (Archduke of Austria) is assassinated in Sarajevo. 18 Oct, 1914: The first Battle of Ypres begins. 1 Jul, 1916: The Battle of the Somme begins. 6 Apr, 1917: The United States enter the conflict by declaring war on Germany. 11 Nov, 1918: Germany sign the armistice agreement to officially bring an end to the First World War. http://pics.travelnotes.org Belgium Flanders France Lest We Forget Michel Guntern Travel Photography Trees Unknown Soldier Cemetery Clouds Day Graves Gravestone Memorial Memorials No People Outdoors Overcast Remembrance Serene Sky Text Thoughtful Travel Destinations Word War 1
Armistice Clearing In Compiegne. Fighting on the Western Front ceased at the 11th hour; on the 11th day, of the 11th month after The Armistice was signed in the forest of Compiegne in 1918. The clearing at Compiegne did not exist in 1918 when the German train from Tergnier pulled up alongside the one used by Marshal Foch as his mobile headquarters. The Clairiere de l'Armistice was laid out in 1922, with a museum building now housing a copy of the railway carriage used to sign the 1918 Armistice. Adolf Hitler had the original taken away during World War II. http://pics.travelnotes.org 11th Hour 1918 France French Flags Green Memorial Michel Guntern Travel Travel Photography Trees Western Front Armistice Blue Sky Building Exterior Compiegne  Forest Clearing Museum Outdoors Park - Man Made Space Railway Carriage Railway Siding Sky Travel Pics Tree World War 1
Lest We Forget - 1914-1918 To commemorate the centenary of the First World War years (1914-1918), we created a Travel Notes Calendar to remember the fallen; those who served in the military campaigns fighting for our freedom. This photo was used on the cover. Lest We Forget was originally penned in the poem 'Recessional', by Rudyard Kipling; actually dedicated to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897; asking God to spare the British Empire, 'lest we forget' (the sacrifice of Christ). The phrase passed into common usage across the British Commonwealth, after World War I; becoming linked with Remembrance Day, as a plea not to forget past sacrifices. 'Lest We Forget' is often found on war memorials, or used as an epitaph. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ 1914-1918 Belgium Flanders Flanders Fields For The Fallen Lest We Forget Michel Guntern Travel Photography Ypres Calendar Close-up Cover Fields Flanders Poppy No People Poppies  Poppies Field Poppies In Corn Poppy Field Red Reef Remembrance Remembrance Sunday Travel Pics World War One
Holy Cow in India. The cow is sacred in India; and woe betide the driver who doesn't swerve into a field to avoid them. Cows are not penned into fields here, and in the smaller towns and villages they wander wherever they like. An Indian woman, going about her daily life outside her house in Jaisalmer, doesn't notice the cows while she's busy sweeping the front step; nor me, it seems. http://pics.travelnotes.org Double Exposure Green India Looking At Camera Michel Guntern Second Acts Travel Travel Photography Woman Animal Themes Close-up Cows Day Holy Cow Jaisalmer Livestock Outdoors Pair Real People Stare Street Scene Sweeping Step Travel Pics Woman At Work Yellow
2017 French Presidential Candidates on display in the village of Bossee, Indre-et-Loire, France. France 2017 French Presidential Candidates Election 2017 Bossee Village Life Posters People Green Trees Tranquil Scene Portraits EyeEmDiversity Marine Le Pen Politics Politicians Resist If Trees Could Speak
New Five Pound Notes. The Bank of England admitted that the new five pound notes contain animal fat, sparking something of an outrage among vociferous vegans and vegetarians on social media. According to a Bank of England reply to a tweet on 28th November, 2016 the new plastic fivers are made with a trace of tallow (Hi @Jools_Orca there is a trace of tallow in the polymer pallets used in the base substrate of the polymer £5 notes); a substance derived from boiled carcasses of animals and used in the making of many candles and soaps. The main components in rendered animal fats can also be found in thousands of other everyday products, including lipstick, plastic bags, cycle tyres, crayons, and latex condoms. The Royal Mint released the polymer note, featuring a portrait of Winston Churchill, on 13th September, 2016. While serial number AA01 000001 was given to The Queen, some of the other early serial numbers have already been offered online for hundreds, if not thousands, of pounds. Other eBay auctions have closed with less than the face value being paid. Designed to be cleaner, safer, stronger and flexible the new £5 polymer note is the first of the Bank of England's currency notes not to be printed on paper. For all their flexibility, the new fivers do bend and it is advisable not to fold them, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney, as it could damage the plastic. There was also an uproar when Sir Winston Churchill was chosen to be featured on the rear (replacing 19th-century welfare reformer Elizabeth Fry, one of only two women to appear on British currency not including the Queen of England) which just goes to show that you can't please everyone. I actually like the note and the printed Winston quote: 'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat'. Polymer tenners are scheduled to be introduced in 2017, featuring Jane Austen (with the quote: 'I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading'); and plastic twenties could be in circulation by 2020. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Animal Fat Bank Notes Bank Of England Blue British Currency Enjoy The New Normal Five Pound Note Five Pound Notes Flexible London Money My Year My View New New Money Notes Plastic Polymer Portrait Queen's Head Royal Mint Tallow The Queen Winston Churchill £5
Tower of London. Tower Of London London Travel Destinations No People History Blue Sky Golden Glow Architecture City Tower Historical Travel Photography Travelgram UNESCO World Heritage Site Clear Sky Outdoors Day My Year My View Neighborhood Map
Independence Day USA On November 8th, 2016 the American people went to the polls and voted for change; ditching the political elite, for a self-made billionaire who promised to make America great again. The American people voted for change in large enough numbers to get the required electoral college votes for Donald J. Trump to become the next President of the Divided States of America; with the job of unifying them again, after a tough campaign battle. Not a campaign, but a movement; Americans from all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs voted for a government to serve the people and serve the people it would. As President Elect, the life-long businessman pledged to look at the business of fixing inner cities and rebuild the crumbling U.S infrastructure; putting millions of people to work, while pledging to take good care of the veterans. On a path of national growth and renewal, Mr Trump, as 45th President of the United States of America, vowed to settle for nothing less than the best; dreaming big, and bold, and daring. America voted for a change of course without a Bush or Clinton at the helm. While making it clear that he would put America's interest first, the newly elected President would continue to seek common ground, not hostility and partnership, not conflict when working with the world community. Frederic Auguste Bartholdi so admired the United States Constitution that he chose to inscribe JULY IV MDCCLXXVI on the tablet in the left hand of his statue; associating the date of the country's Declaration of Independence with the concept of liberty. Millions may be worried but whether you voted for Donald Trump or not, a large print of the Statue of Liberty on your wall will show that you believe in the coming together on the voyage ahead, and in the healing power of the American people. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ America American Blue Clear Sky Close-up Divided States Independence Day Neighborhood Map Landmarks Liberty Liberty Island Looking Up Michel Guntern New York No People Statue Statue Of Liberty Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site United States USA
Pattaya Bar Girls. With the US Navy in town during Songkran, business was good for the Bar Girls in Pattaya, Thailand. Always Be Cozy ASIA Bar Bar Girls Chat Up Dating Group Of People Looking For A Date Men Michel Guntern Pattaya People Pick-up Snap a Stranger Social Gathering Socializing Songkran Street View Thailand Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics US Navy Young Women
Waiting For Business. Cycle rickshaw driver relaxes at the side of the road and puts his feet up with a book, while waiting for customers. It's tiring work cycling overweight passengers around in the Indian heat, so it's not uncommon to see a young man kick off his shoes and put his feet up. The cycle rickshaw was built in the 1880s and first became popular in Singapore. By the 1930s, cycle rickshaws outnumbered pulled rickshaws and would eventually spread to every south and east Asian country by 1950. Transport yourself to India with this picture on your wall. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ ASIA Authentic Bare Feet Bicycle Cycle Rickshaw Cyclo Feet Up India Indian If Trees Could Speak Lazy Local Local Transport Live For The Story Michel Guntern One Person Reading Relaxing Rickshaw Rider Transportation Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Let’s Go. Together.
Vegetable Market in Kota Bharu, Malaysia. Vegetable markets are a great place for colourful pictures of local life. What could be more traditional that the morning ritual of shopping for fresh produce to put on the table. Here at this indoor market in Malaysia, local farmers spread out their produce on the floor. Potential customers then crouch to select their ingredients and discuss the price; oblivious of the travel photographer behind them. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Adults Only ASIA Authentic Crouching Daily Life Food Fresh Produce Kota Bharu Local Malaysia Market Market Vendor Markets Michel Guntern On The Floor Real People Red Peppers Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Two People Snap a Stranger Vegetable Market Neighborhood Map
Mahjong In Guangzhou Old People in Mao Suits Playing Mahjong in Guangzhou, China. Commonly played by four players, Mahjong originated in China during the Qing dynasty. The game is played with a set of 144 tiles, based on Chinese characters and symbols. Each player is given 13 tiles at the start, taking it in turns to draw and discard a fourteenth tile to try and make a winning hand of four melds (three identical tiles) and an eye (a pair of identical tiles). Of course, Mahjong is a little more complicated than that, but it was interesting to watch these Chinese players continue an age-old tradition; when on a photo walkabout in Guangzhou, China. Open-air games often attract a little crowd of onlookers, and the occasional foreign tourist posing as a travel photographer. What made this picture special for me was the captivating look on these old Chinese faces; and their clothing. These dark blue tunics were originally known as the Zhongshan suit, after Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan) helped revolutionise China and overthrow the the Qing (or Manchu) dynasty in the early 20th century. Sometimes called the 'father of modern China', Zhongshan is credited with giving the suit its symbolisms. The four pockets on the front represent the Four Virtues: politeness, justice, honesty, and a sense of shame. The five buttons on the front then represent the five branches of government in the constitution of the Republic of China. The three buttons on the cuff represent Sun's Three Principles of the People: nationalism, democracy, and people's livelihood. The 'blue look' was later made famous by Mao Zedong and the tunic subsequently became known as a 'Mao suit'. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ ASIA Authentic Blue Caps China Green Guangzhou Landscape Local Mahjong Mao Suits Maximum Closeness Michel Guntern Old Lady Old Men People People Watching Real People Riverside Table Games Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Let’s Go. Together.
Navigating the Grand Canal of China in Suzhou. Although many tourists come to Suzhou to visit its numerous canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and intricately designed gardens, it's hard not to be equally impressed by the amount of traffic on the city's main waterway. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal is the world's longest canal, at some 1,776 kilometres long. From the Tang to Qing dynasties, the Grand Canal served as the main artery between northern and southern China and was essential for the transport of grain to Beijing. Starting at Beijing, sections of the canal pass through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou; linking the Hai River, Yellow River, Huai River, Yangzi River, and Qiantang River on its way south. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, the canal has been used primarily to transport vast amounts of bulk goods such as bricks, gravel, sand, diesel and coal. River Traffic in China. China has 110,000 kilometres of navigable waterways; more than any country in the world. The main navigable rivers are the Heilong Jiang; Yangtze River; Xiang River, a short branch of the Yangtze; Pearl River; Huangpu River; Lijiang River; and Xi Jiang. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ ASIA Boats Busy China Chinese Evening Light Golden Glow Grand Canal Landscape Format Michel Guntern River River Transport Suzhou Tourist Attractions Transportation Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Water Waterfront Waterways Let’s Go. Together.
Air Berlin Over Switzerland. View from the aeroplane window during an Air Berlin flight over Switzerland, on the approach to Zurich Kloten airport, with another aircraft flying beneath the German passenger plane. The red and white airberlin logo graces the tip of the wing. Visibility is good, with very light cloud in the sky; allowing us to see the shapes and contours of the brown and green ground below; in relatively sharp focus. If you're really interested, you could even find this exact location on Google Earth by tracing the roads and settlements. Some people find this more exciting than train spotting. Others may be surprised that there are no snow-covered mountains in the scene. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Aerial View Aeroplane Aeroplane Window Air Berlin Airline Travel Airlines Clear Sky Clear Visibility Earth Final Approach Flight Path Flying In Flight In The Air Landing Switzerland Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Two Planes Window Seat Window View Wing Tip Let’s Go. Together.
Outside the Russian Kremlin in Moscow. It is a sunny day in late winter. There is no longer snow on the ground but it is still very cold and spring feels a long way off. The lack of foliage on the trees allows us to see through to the golden onions of the Russian Kremlin Churches - the Assumption and Annunciation Cathedrals (left) and Archangel's Cathedral (centre). The Ivan the Great Bell Tower - said to mark the exact centre of Moscow - is the tall golden dome on the right. In Russia, the word Kremlin implies a medieval, inner-city fortress. In earlier times it would have probably meant a fortified town, or town surrounded by a wall. There are therefore a number of kremlins in Russia; although when we talk about The Kremlin, we usually mean where the workings of power take place in the Russian capital, Moscow. As well as being the official working residence of the Russian President, the Moscow Kremlin also houses Russia's main museum. The outer red brick wall of the Moscow Kremlin was built at the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries; replacing the earlier fire hazard, made of wood. The tower on the left is The Secret (Tainitskaya) Tower and to the left of that is The Grand Kremlin Palace. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Architecture Blue Sky Cathedrals  Fortress Ivan The Great Bell Tower Kremlin Kremlin Palace Late Winter Michel Guntern Moscow No Leaves No People Palace Red Brick Wall Russia Russian Russian Kremlin Street Scene Neighborhood MapThe Kremlin Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics
Cape Town's Table Mountain is recognisable around the world by its distinct, flat-top shape. The level plateau is around three kilometres from side to side; flanked by Devil's Peak to the east and Lion's Head to the west. The highest point on Table Mountain is towards the eastern end of the plateau, at 1,086 metres above sea level. For excellent views over Cape Town, Table Bay, Robben Island and the Atlantic seaboard, the Table Mountain Cableway transports passengers up to the plateau from Tafelberg Road. Visitors can use the free MyCiTi shuttle service from Lower Tafelberg Road, just off Kloof Nek Road, to the Upper Tafelberg Road stop at the Lower Cable station. Tourists can also arrive on the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour buses that leave Cape Town every twenty minutes. The 90-minute round trip starts at the Two Oceans Aquarium, passing the Clock Tower at the V&A Waterfront and the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The bus then heads up Adderley Street, stopping at City Sightseeing's Long Street tour office. From there the bus continues directly to the Cableway. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Tafelberg Blue Sky Cable Car Cableway Clear Sky Landmarks Michel Guntern Mountain Top Not Afraid Of Heights Passengers Sightseeing South Africa Table Mountain Tourist Attractions Tourists Transportation Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics
Drum horses are a traditional part of the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony on Horse Guards Parade; to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday, on the second Saturday in June. After the ceremony, those without tickets can catch a glimpse of the Household cavalry and Band of the Life Guards as they accompany The Queen and the rest of the Royal Family back down The Mall to Buckingham Palace. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Blurred Background British Ceremonial Snap A StrangerEngland Focus Focus On Foreground Life Guards London London Lifestyle Men Michel Guntern Official Birthday Period Costume Queen Elizabeth  Reflections Selective Focus The Mall Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Trooping The Colour Uniform
Prince Charles as a young man playing Polo on Smith's Lawn in Windsor Great Park. The Prince of Wales became interested in polo as a child, watching his father, The Duke of Edinburgh, play at Windsor. His Royal Highness played in all four positions, but usually at No 4 (back). Although Polo was played in ancient Persia, the modern game of polo is said to come from India, where the game was probably known as Pulu. Two British soldiers in India helped set-up the Calcutta Polo Club, in 1862. Military officers then imported the game to Britain and the British are subsequently credited with spreading polo worldwide in the late 19th and early 20th century. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Archival Blurred Background British Canter competition Country Life England Focus On Foreground Great Park Horseback Riding Horses London Lifestyle People Polo Polo Mallets Prince Charles Prince Of Wales Real People Royal Family Royalty Sport Sports Helmet Sportsmen White Horse Windsor Great Park
Share The Meal. Communal eating, sharing street food in Hanoi, Vietnam. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ World Food Day ASIA Chopsticks Crouching Snap A Stranger Eating Out Group Of People Hanoi Hà Nội Local Food Michel Guntern Noodles People Serving ShareTheMeal Soup Street Food Street Photography Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Vietnam Vietnamese Vietnamese Food Women
Dai Girl Cyclists in Xishuangbanna. White projects purity, cleanliness, and neutrality. 'Six hours after we left Simao, the muddy Lancangjiang river appeared like a shadow at a lighted window. Another couple of bends and the curtains were flung wide open: Jinghong, the bare lady, lay there on her bed of green'. That's pretty much how I introduce the reader to Xishuangbanna, in Nomadic Gatherings. This area in the deep south of Yunan province, bordering Burma and Laos, is inhabited by a dozen of the minority tribes; namely the Dai, Han, Hanni, Bulang, Lagu, Wa, Yao, Jinuo, Zhuang, Yi, Hui, and Miao. Affected by the monsoon from the Indian Ocean, the region has a climate of high temperature and high rainfall and is mild throughout the year. There are no season distinctions; only wet and dry. The rich forest is said to be roamed by herds of wild elephants, buffaloes, rhinoceroses, tigers, and gibbons. I only had time for a stroll to Chuan Huan Park and the surrounding Dai minority villages. Chickens and pigs roamed freely around the bamboo fenced territories of the raised wooden cottages. The Dai are a colourful and friendly people and the region is celebrated for its annual water-splashing festival in April. I had a tourist meal of shredded pork, fried bananas, and sauteed rice at one of the minority guest house restaurants all for 7 Yuan (60p); and that included the Pi Jiu (beer). http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Authentic Bicycle Calm China Cycling CyclingUnites Cyclists Dai Minorities Enjoy The New Normal Fresh Hats Jinghong Local Michel Guntern People Real People Serene Togetherness Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Tropical Neighborhood Map Let’s Go. Together.
The British Cemetery and Pozieres Memorial is located on the D929 Albert-Bapaume road, just south of the village of Pozieres; and 6km north-east of Albert. The Pozieres Memorial's 97 panels contain the names of 14,655 UK and 300 South African missing soldiers who presumably lost their lives on the Somme battlefields between March 21st and August, 7th, 1918. The Pozieres British Cemetery contains over 2,700 marked graves within the boundary wall of the Pozieres Memorial. http://pics.travelnotes.org Albert Bapaume Battle Of The Somme Blue Sky British Cemetery Calm Commonwealth Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cross Europe France Gravestones Green Grass Memorial Michel Guntern Missing Soldiers No People Pozieres Pozieres British Cemetery Roses Serenity Somme Battlefields Travel War Graves White Stone
The 1918 Battle of Saint-Mihiel, from September 12th to 15th, was the first independent battle of the American Expeditionary Force in the First World War. Having helped the French at Belleau Wood and in the Second Battle of the Marne, it was agreed that the American First Army should establish its headquarters in the Saint-Mihiel sector and prepare to free the Saint-Mihiel salient. St. Mihiel American Cemetery is located on Route de Verdun, Thiaucourt. http://pics.travelnotes.org American American Cemetery Autumn Battle Of The Marne Burial Grounds Cemetery Cross Fallen Soldiers First World War France Grass Grass Graves Graveyard Green In Loving Memory Landmarks Memories Michel Guntern Place Of Burial Saint Mihiel Thiaucourt Beautifully Organized War Graves White
Rovinj, Croatia. Enjoying Life Travel Photos Michel Guntern Rovinj Croatia Port Ships Travel Pics Travel Travel Photography Coastal Morning Stillness Neighborhood Map
Cycle Touring in Vietnam The foreigner on the road gets a lot of attention from the locals in Vietnam. His friend was at least a mile or two behind, but they wouldn't get lost as there was only one road South. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Adventure ASIA Blue Cycle Touring Cycle-touring Cycling CyclingUnites cyclists Green Local Michel Guntern Mode Of Transport On The Road On The Way People And Places Real Red Transportation Travel Travel In Asia Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Vietnam Vietnamese Let’s Go. Together.
The Trans-Amazonian Highway (BR-230) is known as the Rodovia Transamazonica in Brazil. The third longest highway in Brazil runs through the Brazilian states of Paraiba, Ceara, Piaui, Maranhao, Tocantins, Para and Amazonas; from Saboeiro to Labrea. The section I travelled on, between Itaituba and Santarem, was still unpaved. Because of the muddy mess created by the rains and deforestation, passengers often had to disembark and help push the bus; if they wanted to get to their destination. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Adventure Authentic Moments Brazil Bus Buses Highway Local Michel Guntern Mud On The Road On The Way People And Places Push Real People South America Trans-Amazonian Transportation Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Unique Unusual Up Close Let’s Go. Together.
Alberto Contador of Astana leading the way during the final climb to Verbier on Stage 15 of the Tour de France in 2009. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Alberto Contador Astana Athlete Bike Concentration Cycling CyclingUnites Cyclist Determined Focus Grit Hard At Work Mountain Stage On The Road Outdoors People And Places Sport Sports Stage Winner Sunny Switzerland Tour De France Up Close Uphill Verbier
Cycling fans making their way up towards Verbier (Switzerland) for the final climb of Stage 15 in the 2009 Tour de France race. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Cycling CyclingUnites Day Flags Healthy Lifestyle Medium Group Of People Michel Guntern Mixed Age Range Motion Mountain On The Move People And Places Outdoors Riding Road Sky Swiss Swiss Alps Tour De France Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Verbier Let’s Go. Together.
Andreas Klöden and Lance Armstrong of Astana work together to get up to Verbier; finishing 8th and 9th at the end of Stage 15 of the 2009 Tour de France. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Adrenaline Junkie Astana Bikes Blue Cycling CyclingUnites Cyclists Focus On Foreground Focus Object Lance Armstrong Michel Guntern Open Shirt People And Places Selective Focus Shorts Sports Sports Photography Stage Switzerland Tour De France Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Verbier
Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the largest city in India; in terms of geographical area. If you find it hard to get around in the heat, there's always a friendly taxi driver ready to show the sites and even wait while you take your pictures. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Architecture Authentic Blue Sky Capital Cities  Delhi India India Gate Indian Local Michel Guntern New Delhi Outdoors People And Places Real People Sikh Snap a Stranger Taxi-driver Tourism Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Turban Let’s Go. Together.
Korean cameraman with traditional hat to protect himself from the sun while filming the tennis at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ 1988 ASIA Camera CameraMan Close-up Focus Focus ObjectFocus On Foreground Korean Male Man Michel Guntern Olympic Rings Olympics People And Places Seoul South Korea Snap A Stranger Sports Photography Straw Hat Tennis Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics
Mount Aso is the largest active volcano in Japan, and is among the largest in the world. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Aso Blue Blue Sky Caldera Clouds And Sky Cloudy Crater Japan Landscape Michel Guntern Mount Aso Mt Aso Non-urban Scene Physical Geography Sky Tourism Tranquility Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Ultimate Japan Volcano White
Japanese girl in traditional dress during a festival in Kumamoto, Japan. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ ASIA Blue Close-up Cultures Customs Day Dress Festivals Girl Holding Japan Japanese  Kumamoto KYUSHU Michel Guntern People And Places People Selective Focus Traditional Dress Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Ultimate Japan Snap A Stranger
Marseille, or Marseilles in English, is a major port city near where the River Rhone enters the Mediterranean in the South of France. To the east, on the outskirts of Marseille are the Calanques. Stretching from the small fishing village of Callelongue as far as Cassis, the rugged coastal area is interspersed with small fjord-like inlets. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Architecture Blue Building Exterior City Clear Sky Europe Exterior Façade Famous Place France Maritime Marseille Michel Guntern People Sky South Of France Street Scene Tourism Tourist Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map
The Grand Palace in Bangkok is actually a collection of buildings in a walled complex. including Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). One of Thailand's most famous tourist attractions is also the Thai King's home, houses the Royal court and is the administrative seat of government. http://pics.travelnotes.org 43 Golden Moments Architecture ASIA Bangkok Blue Capital Cities  Clear Sky Detail Famous Place Neighborhood MapGraphic Michel Guntern No People Palace Place Of Worship Religion Sky Temple Thailand Tourism Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics
Armenian Prayer Beads An old man in prayerful contemplation at Etchmiadzin Cathedral, in Armenia. Although not seen in this image, Armenian beads have a 'Khatchkar' Cross. http://pics.travelnotes.org Armenia Armenian Cathedral Close-up Cropped Detail Etchmiadzin Focus Object Focus On Foreground Hands Hands At Work Holding Human Finger Male Maximum Closeness Michel Guntern Prayer Beads Rear View Rosary Telling Stories Differently Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Break The Mold
The Battle of Verdun was the longest single battle of World War One. Fort de Douaumont was the largest and highest fort on the ring of 19 large defensive forts protecting the city of Verdun but still couldn't be adequately defended against the German guns. The Germans captured Fort Douaumont on 25th February, 1916 without a contest. The Colonial Infantry Troops of Morocco eventually recaptured the fort on 24th October, 1916. There are some pleasant walks around the old concrete bunkers and tourists can visit inside the fort. http://pics.travelnotes.org Battlefield Blue Blue Sky Bunker Clear Sky Concrete Detail Douaumont Europe Fort France Landscape Michel Guntern Nature's Diversities No People Break The Mold Non-urban Scene Outdoors Sky Steel Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Verdun
Hiroshima Peace Memorial During World War II, the world's first deployed atomic bomb was dropped from an American B-29 bomber flying high above the Japanese city of Hiroshima, on 6th August, 1945. The most recognisable symbol of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima is the skeletal remains of the Atomic Bomb Dome. Designed by Czech architect Jan Letzel, in 1915, the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition Hall was one of the city's best-known sights. The Hiroshima Peace Memorial was declared an UNESCO World Heritage site in 1996. Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where he called for a 'world without nuclear weapons' during his remarks at the city's Peace Memorial Park; on Friday 27th May, 2016. http://pics.travelnotes.org A-Bomb Dome Abandoned Places Architecture ASIA Atomic Bomb Blue Sky Building Exterior Dome Façade Grass Hiroshima Japan Michel Guntern No People Outline Peace Memorial Ruins Skeletal Neighborhood Map Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Break The Mold War
A camel seen pulling a cart outside the Red Fort in Agra, India. http://pics.travelnotes.org Agra Animal Head  Arch ASIA Blurred Background Brown Camel Camel Face Close-up Depth Of Field Focus Object Focus On Foreground Framed Headshot India Livestock Michel Guntern On The Way Outdoors Break The Mold Selective Focus Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Let’s Go. Together.
A detail of the Taj Mahal that not everyone sees. When pointing a camera at tourist attractions that millions of people have captured, especially with all the mobile phones and selfie sticks being waved around today, it pays to look for something a little more original. If anyone can get there, anyone can take a picture, but not everyone can see something a little more artistic. Moving away from the crowds allows us to compose a detail of the place that has an unique angle to it. Strong colour, lines, shadow and even a slight reflection all help to give an architectural detail a whole new life of its own. Is that really the Taj Mahal? Well, it's one of the four 40m high minarets that surround the mausoleum. http://pics.travelnotes.org Agra Arch Architectural Column Architectural Detail Architectural Feature Architecture Blue Dark Fine Art Photography Historic India Neighborhood MapMichel Guntern No People Reflections Shadow Sky Taj Mahal Break The Mold Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site
Two Vietnamese women wearing the traditional conical hat (Non La) to protect themselves from the sun while working knee-deep in paddy fields outside Hoi An, along the central coast of Vietnam. The word 'paddy' is derived from the Malay word padi, rice plant. http://pics.travelnotes.org Hoi An Asian  Bending Over Conical Hats Farmers Green Hats Long Shadows Michel Guntern Outdoors Paddy Fields People People And Places Rear View Rice Fields  Sunny The Great Outdoors With Adobe Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Two Women Vietnam Vietnamese Connected By Travel
Korea Pavilion won the Silver Prize for Exhibition Design at the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) Awards. South Korea also came up with an unique idea to help the time pass faster for those in the queue; by having a hostess speak humorously to those in line through a microphone around her neck, and have her voice beamed out to the captive audience through a loudspeaker strapped to her waist. http://pics.travelnotes.org 2015  Black Hair Expo Expo 2015 Front View Human Meets Technology Italy Korean Pavilion Michel Guntern Microphone Milano Portable Portrait Red Lips Smile South Korea Sunglasses Tailored To You People And Places The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Break The Mold
Bellinzona is home to three of the best-preserved medieval castles in Switzerland (Castelgrande, Montebello, and Sasso Corbaro); UNESCO World Heritage Sites since the year 2000. The Ramparts of Bellinzona connect Castelgrande to Castello di Montebello. I was lucky with the early March weather when I climbed up on to the ramparts, just as the golden glow of the setting sun painted a beautiful picture for the handful of photographers gathered to capture the image; while a young couple gazed lovingly the other way. The Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts make a visit to the Italian canton of Ticino's capital one of the highlights on The Grand Tour of Switzerland; a city that many tourists on their way to the towns of Locarno and Ascona, on the shores of Lago Maggiore, tend to overlook. http://pics.travelnotes.org Architecture Bellinzona Blue Sky Castles Cutural Heritage Golden Golden Hour Historical Sights Medieval Michel Guntern Montebello Mountain Range Outdoors Sightseeing Stone Wall Swiss Switzerland The Great Outdoors With Adobe Ticino Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Unesco
While it's the Cathedral (Duomo), Torre Civica and Piazza Grande that interest UNESCO a visit to Modena wouldn't be complete without purchasing some Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale and other regional products. Modena is located on the south side of the Po Valley, in the Province of Modena and the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. http://pics.travelnotes.org Arch Balsamic Vinegar Bottles Cathedral City Duomo Fine Art Photography Gastronomy Italian Italy Michel Guntern Modena Reflections Cut And Paste Shopping Street Photography The Mix Up The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Neighborhood Map Window
Royal Standard on Helicopter Landing. Putting out the Royal Standard (within an ermine border) signaling the arrival of Diana, Princess of Wales; after a flight to a royal engagement, by helicopter. http://pics.travelnotes.org Blue Sky British Close-up Flag Helicopter Human Meets Technology Landing Michel Guntern Pilot Princess Of Wales Reflections Rotor Blades Royal Royal Flight Royal Helicopter Royal Photography Royal Standard Showing Imperfection Standard Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics White Gloves Let’s Go. Together.
Reflecting on a glass of red wine beside the River Danube, in Linz (Austria). I've been submitting a selection of my royalty and travel photography images to EyeEm since Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. During my first week on the site, I have discovered some very talented photographers; while browsing through the awesome photo collections EyeEm members have collectively assembled. I've also been impressed by the generous nature of EyeEm photographers toward each other and the hours of hard work the whole EyeEm @team put in daily; to highlight Market Trends and provide the Community with regular Features, Missions and Tutorials that can only help us improve our lens craft, gain more exposure and sell image licenses to photo buyers. http://photos.travelnotes.org/ Abstract Blue Sky Close-up Fine Art Photography Glass Human Meets Technology Leisure Activity Michel Guntern My Favorite Photo Point Of View Red Reflection Selective Focus Self Portrait Around The World Selfie Showing Imperfection Taking Photos Cut And Paste Break The Mold Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Wine Wine Not
Clifton is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa with high real estate values. This mainly residential district also offers four white, sandy beaches for visiting tourists to relax and enjoy the sights; protected in the 'wind shadow' of Lion's Head mountain. http://pics.travelnotes.org Africa Live For The Story Bathing Suit  Beach Cape Town Clifton Friends People And Places Michel Guntern Relax Sand South Africa Strangers Summer Sun Bathing Tanning Break The Mold Towels Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Vacation White Sand Neighborhood Map
The cow is sacred in India; and woe betide the driver who doesn't swerve into a field to avoid them. Cows are not penned into fields here, and in the smaller towns and villages they wander wherever they like. It is even said that some people in India might like to come back as a cow in the next life. Now there's a thought. http://pics.travelnotes.org Animals Around The World Candid Cleaning Close-up Cows Green Holy Cow India Indian Woman Low Angle View Michel Guntern Point Of View Rural Selective Focus Stare Street Photography Sweeping Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Break The Mold Neighborhood Map Village Life
Facial jewellery of Indian girl in Rajasthan. http://pics.travelnotes.org Beauty Brown Brown Eyes Close-up Eye Contact Eyes Snap A Stranger Facial Jewellery Focus Object Gold Headshot India Indian Girl Jewelry Michel Guntern Piercing Portrait Rajasthan Selective Focus People And Places Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Woman
Liberty Island is a federally owned island in Upper New York Bay, best known as the location of the Statue of Liberty. The copper statue was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor, and built by Gustave Eiffel. A gift to the United States from the people of France, the colossal neoclassical sculpture was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The statue is of a robed female figure bearing a torch and a a tablet evoking the law upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence; July 4, 1776. http://pics.travelnotes.org 4th Of July My Favorite Place America American Blue Sky Declaration Of Independence Ellis Island  Freedom Independence Landmark Liberty Liberty Island Michel Guntern New York NYC Point Of View Sightseeing Statue Of Liberty Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map USA
Two Cuban ladies walking down Cuba Calle in Havana, Republic of Cuba. Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, and the second-most populous after Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti). Havana features some wonderful Spanish colonial architecture within its 16th-century core, Old Havana. Paint may be peeling off the walls and street lights don't always work but there are plenty of photo opportunities for street photographers with an eye for the candid shot. http://pics.travelnotes.org Calle Candid Caribbean Casual Cuba Cuban Cubano Havana Islands In The Caribbean Latin America Latinos Michel Guntern Old Town Plain People And Places Simplicity Street Life Street Photography Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Up Close Street Photography Women Neighborhood Map
Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Incas is easily reached from Cusco. My photo of this UNESCO World Heritage Site was first published in the APA Insight Guide to Peru. http://pics.travelnotes.org Abandoned Buildings Ancient Civilization Architectural Detail Around The World Cloudy Sky Cusco Frame Historical Sights Inca Landmarks Machu Picchu Michel Guntern Old But Awesome Peru Seeing The Sights South America Steps Tourism Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Neighborhood Map
Old man in contemplation by the Domes at the Avenue of Mausoleums (Shah-i-Zinda) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan; one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, along with Bukhara. An Islamic centre for scholarly study, Samarkand prospered from its position on the Old Silk Road; described in 'The Travels of Marco Polo' as 'a very large and splendid city'. UNESCO added the city to its World Heritage List, in 2001; as Samarkand - Crossroads of Cultures. http://pics.travelnotes.org Architecture Avenue Of Mausoleums Blue Blue Sky Dome Full Length Historical Building History Islam Islamic Architecture Landmarks Michel Guntern Samarkand People And Places Silk Road Street Photography Tourism Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map Uzbekistan World Heritage
One of the largest and oldest museums in the world, the State Hermitage in Saint Petersburg was founded by Catherine the Great, in 1764, and has been open to the public since 1852. The Jordan Staircase of the Winter Palace leads up to the exhibition rooms. Although badly damaged by fire in 1837, the original plans from architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli were used for the reconstruction of this grand state entrance. I waited for the small child to move up the marble stairs to help illustrate the grand scale of the elaborate detail before our eyes. http://pics.travelnotes.org Awesome Baroque Fine Art Photography Gold Hermitage Museum Interior Views Interiors Majestic Marble Michel Guntern Mirrors People And Places Russia Saint Petersburg Snap a Stranger Staircase Statues Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Neighborhood Map Winter Palace
Mother and daughter strolling home from the market in Maputo, Mozambique with tins of Lion Lager on their head. It is not uncommon to see women carrying things on their head, but this is the first time I saw a little girl help her mother take the beer home, presumably for her father. Usually the children carry water, or firewood. Once this little girl gets better at carrying loads on her head, she'll be able to walk upright with her hands free; like mum. http://pics.travelnotes.org Africa African Carrying On Head Dress Focus Object Girl Headscarf Helping Mum Lion Lager Maputo Market Day Michel Guntern Mother And Daughter Mozambique Shopping Street Photography Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics People And Places Urban Walking Snap a Stranger Women Neighborhood Map Let’s Go. Together.
On a photo walk in Armenia's capital, Yerevan, this beautiful display of art in the park caught my eye. Yerevan is not an attractive city by any means, but some its surroundings are; Armenia's ancient monasteries and the views across to Mount Ararat. At weekends, much of Armenia's beauty is displayed through works of art by local artists in Saryan park; elegantly arranged around the statue of one of the country's most famous masters of colour on canvas. Martiros Saryan (1880-1972) was a Russian-Armenian painter and founder of the Armenian national school of painting. The site of Saryan's house in Yerevan was extended into a house-museum during the artist's lifetime. http://pics.travelnotes.org Ararat  Armenia Armenian Art Art In The Park Fine Art Photography Landscapes Martiros Saryan Michel Guntern Mountains Original Outdoor Gallery Painter Paintings Park Saryan Park Statue Tourism Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Art Is Everywhere Neighborhood Map Yerevan
Saint Petersburg is located on the Neva River, at the head of the Gulf of Finland; the easternmost arm of the Baltic. On a photo walk in Russia's second largest city I chose to frame the golden dome of Saint Isaac's Cathedral within an anchor; to emphasize Saint Petersburg's connection with the sea. Founded by Peter the Great in 1703, Saint Petersburg became the imperial capital of Russia until 1918. The Baltic port was also known as Petrograd in 1914, then Leningrad in 1924, before reverting back to Saint Petersburg in 1991. http://pics.travelnotes.org Anchor Architectural Feature Architecture Cathedral City Cityscapes Dome Frame Golden Landmarks Michel Guntern No People Russia Russian Saint Petersburg Sky The Tourist Tourism Transportation Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map
Famous for its alpaca wool textiles, the Plaza de Ponchos in Otavalo is one of the largest Indian markets in Ecuador. A weaver in the traditional costume of Otavaleno men - white trousers, poncho, and black felt hat - proudly displays his Ecuadorian textile art. Otavalo was originally a market town for the region's farming communities, but with the growth of tourism, the Saturday market is now supplies foreign tourists with handicraft souvenirs of their visit to Ecuador. http://pics.travelnotes.org Alpaca Wool Artisan Colors Ecuador Ecuadorian Textile Art Indian Indian Markets Indigenous  Market Michel Guntern Otavaleno Otavalo Plaza De Ponchos People And Places South America Souvenirs Tailored To YouTapestries Textile Art Traditional Costume Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map
Princess Anne Riding Cnoc Na Cuille at Kempton Park. Riding in a race over jumps for the first time, Princess Anne approaches the fence on her ten-year-old mount, Cnoc Na Cuille; in the Portland Handicap Chase at Kempton Park, in February 1987. http://pics.travelnotes.org Colours Determination Eyes Fences Focus Object Horse Horse Riding Jockey Jump Jumping Kempton Park Michel Guntern Photography In Motion Princess Anne Princess Royal Racing Riding Royal People And Places Sports Photography Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Up Close Street Photography
Young novice monk in maroon robe meditates beside candles in the afternoon sun at Mahabodhi Temple, India. Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi Temple gained its UNESCO World Heritage Listing in 2002. A religious site and place of pilgrimage, Bodh Gaya (in Bihar State) is where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained enlightenment; after meditating under the Bodhi tree, for 49 days. For Buddhists, Bodh Gaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha; something akin to Mecca for Muslims. Bodh Gaya is about 12km from Gaya City, where overnight trains connect with Kolkata (Calcutta). The best time to visit is November to March; with December and January considered the high season. http://pics.travelnotes.org Afternoon Sun Alternative Fitness ASIA Bodh Gaya Boy Buddhism Candles Culture Faith Focus Object Golden Hour India Snap a Stranger Maroon Robe Meditation Michel Guntern Monk  Portrait Religion Selective Focus Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics People And Places Neighborhood Map
Romantic couple enjoying a glass of champagne under a Darwin palm tree, during sunset at the Top End of Australia. What better way to enjoy nature's lightshow than clinking a glass of sparkly with the one you love. The bubbles rise as the sun sets and the colour of romance reflects in the loving couple's eyes. Sunsets in Darwin are big business; from sunset cruises to the food and craft Sunset Market at Mindil Beach. Of course you can catch a glorious sunset for free just about anywhere along Darwin's shoreline; East Point, Fannie Bay, along The Esplanade and down at the wharf. For palm trees, head out to Nightcliff. If you can't be there, you can always hang the picture on your wall and dream. http://pics.travelnotes.org Australia Champagne Colors Darwin Horizon Over Water Love Without Boundaries Michel Guntern North Shore Ocean Palm Tree Romance Romantic Sea Showing Imperfection Silhouette Sky Sunset Telling Stories Differently Tranquil Scene Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Water Let’s Go. Together.
The Queen at Derby Day 1988. Queen Elizabeth II attended the 1988 Epsom Derby horse race at Epsom Downs on Wednesday, June 1st with her daughter Princess Anne in matching yellow. The 209th running of the Derby was won by Kahyas, ridden by Ray Cochrane and trained by Luca Cumani. The Royal Family can be seen here really focused on their love of horses and probably the antics of the general public in the stands below them. http://pics.travelnotes.org At The Races Binoculars British Derby Day Duke Of Edinburgh Epsom Downs Faces Family Flowers Hats Her Majesty Horse Racing Michel Guntern People Prince Philip Queen Elizabeth  Royal Box Royal Family The Queen Tradition Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Snap A Stranger
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh smiling happily on a Royal engagement. The engagement of Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten to Princess Elizabeth was announced in July 1947 and the marriage took place in Westminster Abbey on 20th November. The Queen and Prince Philip had two children before (Prince Charles and Princess Anne) and two after (Prince Andrew and Prince Edward) The Queen succeeded to the throne. http://pics.travelnotes.org Blurred Background British Crowds Duke Of Edinburgh Europe Faces Focus Object Focus On Foreground Majesty Michel Guntern People Prince Philip Queen Elizabeth  Royalty Seeing The Sights Selective Focus Smiling The Queen Traditional Clothing Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics People And Places Snap A Stranger
The Bernina Express panoramic train is the highest mountain railway in the Alps. The section between Thusis and Tirano has been classed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. http://pics.travelnotes.org Alpine Landscape Bernina Express Bridge Chur Davos Engineering Human Meets Technology Landscape Michel Guntern On The Way Red Train Rhätische Bahn Snow Train Transportation Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Viaduct White Background Winter Winter Travel Let’s Go. Together.
Skiing Ruthie's Run in Aspen, Colorado; one of the classic Downhill runs in North America. Aspen Mountain, known locally as Ajax, was founded in 1946; as the first ski area venture of the Aspen Skiing Company. Ruthie Humphries made the initial $5,000 donation that enabled Aspen to host the first major international alpine ski championship held in North America; the 1950 FIS World Alpine Ski Championships. In 1987, on a warm, sunny spring day in the mountains of Colorado, Switzerland's Pirmin Zurbriggen (already the overall winner for the Ski World Cup series) made history in Aspen; by winning both the men's downhill and the giant slalom. He was followed in second and third places by Swiss teammates Daniel Mahrer and Karl Alpiger. http://pics.travelnotes.org Alternative Fitness America Aspen Blue Sky Colorado Downhill Michel Guntern Mountains Movement Outdoors Patterns Photography In Motion Skier Skiing Skiing In Aspen Snow Sports Photography People And Places Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics White Winter Scene Winter Sports
Hill 60 Cratered Landscape. Located on Zwarteleenstraat in Zillebeke, south-east of Ypres, the cratered landscaping of Hill 60 bears the scars of a silent witness to an underground war of mines and counter-mines. Marked on the map as 60 metres above sea level, the hill was made of the soil from the Ypres to Comines railway cutting. The Germans captured Hill 60 during the First Battle of Ypres. The first British 'deep' mine exploded on 17th February 1915 but they would have to wait until April 17th before another explosion allowed them to briefly take over the hill. http://pics.travelnotes.org Battlefield Tours Battlefields Belgium Cratered Landscape Craters Europe Flanders Foliage Green Hill 60 Landscape Michel Guntern If Trees Could Speak Spring Sun And Shadows Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Trees World War Wounded Nature Ypres Zillebeke Zwarteleenstraat
Located between Tournus and Cluny in the heart of southern Burgundy, the Chateau de Cormatin was built by the Marquises of Huxelles in the early seventeenth century. http://pics.travelnotes.org Bedroom Belle Epoque Bourgogne Burgundy Château Cluny  Cormatin Drapes  France French Furniture Historic Historical Sights Interior Views Interiors Lighting Michel Guntern Old But Awesome Purple Seeing The Sights The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics
Victoria Falls in full flow; as seen from the Zimbabwean side of the Zambezi River, in southern Africa. With a width of 1,708 metres and height of 108 metres Victoria Falls is the world's largest sheet of falling water and forms the natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The spray from the falls can be seen for miles around and the constant roar of water crashing down a series of basalt gorges is truly thunderous; so much so that the Kololo tribe living in the area referred to this natural wonder as 'Mosi-oa-Tunya', or 'Smoke that Thunders'. When David Livingstone explored this part of Africa on 16th November, 1855, he chose to name the majestic falls in honour of the British Queen, Victoria. Both names are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List although there have been some concerns in UN corridors about the rapid rise of tourist development in a national park area near the Zambian town of Livingstone. Most Western tourists used to visit from the Zimbabwean side, while staying as guests at the Victoria Falls and Elephant Hills hotels. The falls can be reached from Livingstone in Zambia, or Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. http://pics.travelnotes.org Africa African Holiday Clouds Earth Frame Freedom Landscape Landscapes With WhiteWall Michel Guntern National Park Nature No People Neighborhood Map Silhouette Southern Africa Sunny Day Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Victoria Falls Waterfall Zambezi River Zambia Zimbabwe
From Russia With Love. Romantic reunion between a Russian Soldier and his girlfriend in Moscow's Red Square with The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed (Saint Basil's Cathedral) in the background. One service a year is held in the Cathedral, on the Day of Intercession in October. http://pics.travelnotes.org Architecture Cathedral City Emotion Europe Focus Object Focus On Foreground Happy I Love My City Love Lovers Michel Guntern Moscow Photojournalism Red Square Romantic Russia Break The Mold The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics People And Places Urban Photography Let’s Go. Together.
Technology has changed the way we do things as young tourists to Europe's capital cities no longer admire the sights but flip out an iPad to frame a quick selfie of themselves and share it online almost instantly; most likely with GPS information automatically geotagged to the image. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Adventure Buddies Apple Budapest Capital Cities  Fresh On Eyeem  Hands At Work Holiday POV Human Meets Technology Ipad Michel Guntern Picturing Individuality Seeing The Sights Self Portrait Around The World Selfie Taking Photos Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Tourists Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Vacation People And Places Let’s Go. Together.
Lake Reschen is the largest lake above 1,000 metres in the Alps. Located south of the Reschen Pass, in South Tyrol, Italy the area is popular with cyclists. A large car-park near the lake is handy for drivers seeking a quick photo opportunity. http://pics.travelnotes.org Abandoned Buildings Adventure Buddies Alternative Fitness Blue Wave Celebrate Your Ride Church Church In The Lake Church Tower Cycling CyclingUnites Cyclists Snap a Stranger Lake Landmark Michel Guntern On The Way Reschensee Tourists Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics People And Places Water Let’s Go. Together.
Travel in Ecuador often means making the effort to arrive in certain towns on market day; or the night before. Visiting Ecuador's indigenous markets is so popular with Gringo tourists that day tours even depart from Quito; to Otavalo (Plaza de Ponchos), and Saquisili (baskets). Riobamba and Cuenca (flowers) are further away and will most likely mean staying the night; maybe on the way south to Guayaquil. http://pics.travelnotes.org Candid Casual Clothing Ecuador Facial Expressions Fresh On Eyeem  Fun Funny Going To Market Humour Market Michel Guntern Mixed Age Range On The Way People People Watching Pig Street Photography Street Scene Telling Stories Differently Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Snap a Stranger Let’s Go. Together.
Located in Wiltshire, about eight miles north of Salisbury and two miles west of Amesbury, Stonehenge was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1986. One of the most famous landmarks in the world, we usually see these ancient monumental stones photographed in a circle; and often appearing relatively small in the frame. When Stonehenge was first opened to the public, it was possible to get up close to the stones and even walk around them as I did, before ropes and a visitor's centre were introduced. In this picture I wanted to give a true feel of the stones; a sense of their great size, perceived weight, awesome power, and possible healing energy. http://pics.travelnotes.org Ancient Monument Blue Sky Blue Wave Clear Sky Cultural Heritage England English Heritage Fresh On Eyeem  Grass Landmark Michel Guntern No People Non-urban Scene Seeing The Sights Stonehenge Stones The Tourist Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Neighborhood Map Wiltshire
Overview of shoppers and market vendors at the colourful indoor vegetable market in Kota Bahru, Malaysia; some in traditional Malay dress. Muslim woman sell fresh vegetables from a seated position on the floor; while others watch the rituals of Kelanten daily life, from above. Visiting a food market on our travels is a great way to gain an insight into the local culture and a taste for the main ingredients that go into the regional dishes. For the photographer, there's plenty of colour on display and an array of opportunities for candid photography. http://pics.travelnotes.org A Taste Of Life Arch Candid Close-up Daily Life Indoors  Interior Views Islamic Architecture Kota Bharu Malaysia Malaysian Market Michel Guntern People Watching Picturing Individuality Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Tourism Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map Woman
The Forbidden City (Imperial Palace) was home to fourteen emperors of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and ten emperors of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 1987, the Palace Museum is located in the centre of Beijing, on the northern side of Tiananmen Square. Probably photographed by every tourist visiting the Chinese capital, but few will get down on their hands and knees to find an angle like this; then wait for people walking through the frame to create a balance. http://pics.travelnotes.org Architecture ASIA Beijing Blue Sky Blue Wave Capital Cities  China Forbidden City Fresh On Eyeem  Landmark Michel Guntern Old But Awesome Places Seeing The Sights Sightseeing Silhouette Taking Photos Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Tourist Attraction  Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Neighborhood Map
The Harbour Bridge is as classic a symbol of Sydney as the shells of the Opera House itself. Sydney Harbour Bridge, seen here at sunset, connects the Sydney central business district with the North Shore commercial and residential areas. When completed, in 1932, the bridge Down Under was the widest bridge on the planet and the world's largest single-arch bridge; but was not the longest. The single arch design was built from both ends (using cable supports) and joined in the middle. Built to carry motor vehicles, trains, trams (until 1958), pedestrians and bicycles, the bridge's span of 1,650 feet allows unobstructed passage for ships in Sydney Harbour. http://pics.travelnotes.org Arch Bridge Architecture Australia Bridge Cityscapes Clouds And Sky Dusk Evening Landmark Michel Guntern Nsw Purple My Favorite Place Sky Sunset Sydney Sydney Harbour Bridge Neighborhood Map Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Water Let’s Go. Together.
Located about 100km west of Shanghai, Suzhou is famous for its canals, bridges and classical gardens; collectively an UNESCO World Heritage Site. With the Yangtze River Delta to the north-east and surrounded by lakes, it's not surprising Suzhou is often called 'Venice of the East'. There's even a Grand Canal running through Suzhou, north to south, connecting Beijing with Hangzhou. While many tourists might choose the easy option and take a boat tour on the Weichang River, it's easy enough to walk around on foot and discover the quiet backwaters of this 2,500 year-old city; founded in 514 BC as Helu, in the Kingdom of Wu. An old Chinese proverb says, "'In heaven there is paradise, on earth there are Hangzhou and Suzhou'. http://pics.travelnotes.org Boat Bridge Brown Canal China Chinese Cycle CyclingUnitesGreen Michel Guntern Mode Of Transport On The Way On Your Bike Peace Scenic Serene Suzhou Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics UNESCO World Heritage Site Let’s Go. Together.
Visitors to Lake Titicaca can take boat trips out to the totora reed islands, where the Uros people live. Boats leave from Puno, on the Peruvian side of the lake. Of the forty small islands on Lake Titicaca, tourists are ferried to the main island of of Santa Maria, where they can hire reed boats to get a closer look at the fish. http://pics.travelnotes.org Adventure Buddies Alternative Fitness Boats Lake Lake Titicaca Leisure Activity Michel Guntern Non-urban Scene On The Way People Peru People And Places Rowboat Seeing The Sights South America Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Tourists Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Uros Water Let’s Go. Together.
Guilin is flat enough to cycle around and then these magnificent limestone peaks rise up in front of you. A cruise down the river, from Guilin to Yangshuo, passes through some of China's most magnificent scenery. Nature has spent 70 million years perfecting the sculptures around this part of the Li River; revealing a landscape that is truly awesome. http://pics.travelnotes.org Beauty In Nature China Chinese Guilin Landscape Li River Limestone Michel Guntern Mountain Mountain Range On The Way Outdoors Peaks River View Scenic Seeing The Sights Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Tranquil Scene Travel Travel Destinations Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Let’s Go. Together.
Once a traditional way of life on the numerous waterways in and around Bangkok, the floating market is now popular with leisure seekers at weekends; something of a cultural spectacle for Thai tourists and foreigners alike. There are so many floating markets that travel bloggers devote pages to listing their favourites and a number of reasons why you should visit them; Damnoen Saduak, Amphawa, Khlong Lat Mayom, Taling Chan, and Bang Nam Pheung are just some of the floating market suggestions. When I was in Thailand's capital, we didn't have smart phones and Google Maps, so I asked a 'tourist policeman' where the nearest floating market was. He stopped a young man on a moped, told him where to take me and gestured that I was not to pay him. http://pics.travelnotes.org ASIA Bangkok Boats Culture Focus Object Floating Market Fresh On Eyeem  Hats Market Michel Guntern Photojournalism River Snap a Stranger Spotted In Thailand People And Places Thai Thailand The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Water Women Let’s Go. Together.
Located in the centre of New Zealand's South Island, Mount Cook (Aoraki) is New Zealand's highest peak. For many, an image of New Zealand might include the snow-capped mountain of Mt Cook, or sheep. And they wouldn't be far wrong. One might have to be really lucky to be presented with a picture of both in the same frame though. While hitch-hiking through the Mackenzie region, I couldn't believe the scene in front of me when our car was held up by sheep on the road to Mt Cook. The once in a lifetime view just cried out to be framed. http://pics.travelnotes.org Adventure Buddies Alternative Fitness Dogs Landscape Landscapes With WhiteWall Michel Guntern Mount Cook Mountain Range Mountains And Sky New Zealand On The Way Photojournalism Rural Scene Live For The Story Sheep Snow Snowcapped Mountain South Island The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Break The Mold Lost In The Landscape
Walk around the streets in China early in the morning and you can find almost anything ready to be chopped up for breakfast. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ A Taste Of Life Asian  Candid China Chinese Chinese Food Food Hands At Work Michel Guntern My Favorite Breakfast Moment My World Of Food Seeing The Sights Showing Imperfection Street Eats Street Food Street Photography Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Snap a Stranger Woman Break The Mold
India's sadhus (holy men) are a familiar sight in Varanasi. The steps leading down to the Ganges River is a great place for the ritual of washing hair. http://pics.travelnotes.org ASIA Dreadlocks Ganges Ghats Of Varanasi Hair Hands At Work India Indian Let Your Hair Down Male Man Michel Guntern Rituals Sadhu Seeing The Sights Showing Imperfection Steps Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Travel Travel Photography Travel Photos Travel Pics Break The Mold Varanasi
There isn't a better way to stay fit than Dancing in the Street. Taken in Vancouver, Canada after Brazil won the 1994 FIFA World Cup, played out in the USA. http://pics.travelnotes.org/ Alternative Fitness Brazil Brazilian Celebration City Dancing In The Street Feelings Friends Having Fun I Love My City Joy Michel Guntern People Street Photography Telling Stories Differently The Tourist Things I Like Travel Travel Photography Travel Pics Snap a Stranger Urban Vancouver Women Live For The Story Let’s Go. Together.