Category : Nona Hora

Rio de Janeiro: Copacabana Beach

Copacabana is a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil known for its world-famous bright sand beach and promenade lined with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels. The district got its name after the construction of a chapel holding a replica of the Virgen de Copacabana, the patron saint of Bolivia. Designed by Roberto Burle Marx, the Copacabana promenade is a 4 …

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Maracana Stadium. 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. Belgium v Russia

The Estádio do Maracanã (Maracanã Stadium) is the Cathedral of Futbol Religion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stadium’s name is derived from the Maracanã River, whose point of origin is in the jungle covered hills to the west of the stadium. It was opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Cup, in which Brazil were beaten 2–1 by …

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

My earliest memory of FIFA World Cup is the first goal of Karl-Heinz Rummenigge in the West.Germany-Chile (4:1) game played during FIFA World Cup Spain on June 20, 1982. Thanks to Google, I was able to win a fight against childhood amnesia and found the details of that moment/memory on the Internet. I’m in love with Football since my childhood. …

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Turner Field - The "Home of The Braves"

The FIFA World Cup Brazil starts today. Congrats to all soccer/football fans around the globe! In this post, however, I publish a photo story about totally different sport and place that is not related to the game of soccer. Turner Field is a baseball park located in Atlanta, Georgia. It was originally built as Centennial Olympic Stadium to serve as …

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Top 10 Things-To-Do in Atlanta, Georgia

I’ve decided to add my two cents to the hundreds of Atlanta To-Do lists that can be found on the Internet. If you are a photographer who plans to travel to Atlanta, here are my Top 10 Things-To-Do in Atlanta, Georgia from local photographer’s point of view. Note, the first six attractions are located in walking distance from each other. …

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On My Shelves. Brinback-Combo from Cuba, USA and England

On My Shelves is back. I continue my “Instagram project”, where I take photos of my travel bring-backs and photo & nostalgia collectibles using a phone camera. This is the seventh set of pictures. Click here to read about the project in its “pilot episode” or click here to check out the entire series. To be continued… gmeanm3r All photos …

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Angel with the Garment and Dice

Ponte Sant’Angelo, once the Aelian Bridge or Pons Aelius, meaning the Bridge of Hadrian, is a bridge in Rome, Italy, completed in 134 AD by Roman Emperor Hadrian, to span the Tiber, from the city center to his newly constructed mausoleum. In the seventh century, both the castle and the bridge took on the name Sant’Angelo, explained by a legend …

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Old Car City USA - Photographer's Paradise

Old Car City USA is a junkyard-museum located in White, Georgia, 50 miles (80 km) north of Downtown Atlanta. The business started out as a store in 1931 by the parents of its current owner Dean Lewis, the sweetest Southern man and an artist himself (make sure you visit Dean’s Art Gallery). These days, 34 acres (14 hectares) junkyard became …

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Musei Capitolini. Roma, Italy

The photo tour of Musei Capitolini continued. Please find the previous photos of the masterpieces from the Capitoline Museums here. This set starts with the photo of The Esquiline Venus (Venere Esquilina), one of the most celebrated statues from Classical Antiquity. The Roman nude marble sculpture of a female in sandals and headdress was created circa 50 A.D. It is …

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