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The Dome of St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

There is an iconic dome that dominates the skyline of Rome, Italy – The Cupola of St. Peter’s Basilica. It was designed by Michelangelo, but was only completed to the base when he died. It was later finished by Giacomo della Porta in 1590. The cupola rises to a total height of 136.57 meters (448.1 ft) from the floor of …

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Atlanta International Auto Show

Here is a short photo reportage from the Atlanta International Auto Show, which took place in Georgia World Congress Center on March 26-30th. The annual event presented over 400 new 2014 import and domestic cars, light trucks, vans and sports utility vehicles. There was a wide variety of lines: Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, …

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St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

Happy Birthday, Mom! St. Peter’s Basilica is a Late Renaissance Catholic church located within Vatican City. It is one of the largest churches in the world. The basilica is the burial site of its namesake Saint Peter, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. Because of its location in the Vatican, the Pope presides at a number of services throughout …

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Romans Made of Stone and Marble

Dedicated to you, my friends, readers, subscribers, followers and visitors. Today is a remarkable day in the history of Memographer.com and my photography. The 1,000’th email subscriber has registered to receive the news updates from my Travel Photo Journal. I want to thank you all for your loyalty to my photography. Without your continued interest, I would never be able …

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The Statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius

The Capitoline Museums, dated 1471, are a group of art and archaeological museums designed by Michelangelo on top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. It’s the world’s oldest national museums, the “treasure box” full of art masterpieces of ancient Roman sculptures, collections of medieval and Renaissance art, and other artifacts. Today I share the photos of masterpieces I have …

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The Colosseum. Rome, Italy

The Colosseum a.k.a. Coliseum a.k.a. Colosseo a.k.a. Flavius or Flavian Amphitheater is an elliptical structure built in 70-80 in the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone, it is the largest amphitheater in the world, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. The Colosseum was constructed during the reign of three emperors …

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Untitled Captures From Rome, Italy

I went through an archive of photos from my trip to Rome, Italy and Vatican City. Here are a few of the street snaps. The photo of a girl in an open window strikes me every time I look at it… Soon, I will be publishing a series of photo posts from Rome which will be focused on particular subjects …

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Dolgobrodskaya Street - Улица Долгобродская

Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day, Belarus! This is the last set of photos from the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series. In the top photo: the Trinity Hill, the oldest surviving district of Minsk. The historic neighborhood sprawls along the left bank of the Svislach River in the southeastern part of the modern city. The district takes its name from the …

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The Gargoyles of Notre Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a Catholic cathedral in Paris, France, built in the Gothic architectural style in 1345. Many small individually crafted statues are placed around the outside to serve as column supports and water spouts. Among these are the famous Gargoyles. A gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, with a spout …

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Subway Station Nemiga - Станция Метро Немига

I continue roaming the streets of the capital city of Belarus and dedicate the second post of the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series to Darya Domracheva, Belarusian biathlete born in Minsk, who has just won a gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the second Winter Olympics gold medal in the country’s history. Congratulations, Belarus! [warning]Updated February 14, 2014. Today …

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Nemiga. Minsk, Belarus - Немига. Минск, Беларусь

I announced the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series back in November… Sorry it took so long to get the images edited. Good news, I am ready to take you on a sightseeing tour that includes three dozen snaps I had taken while roaming the streets of the capital city of Belarus. For more photography, please see my other posts from EuroTrip …

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Happy Chinese New Year of Horse! from Jodhpur, India

It’s time to do it again! Today the World welcomes the start of the Chinese New Year of Horse. According to astrologists, the Horse is making 2014 a fortuitous year to travel! Happy New year full of great travels and wonderful memories! Here is a part of my collection of photos of horses, including a fun wedding photography photo I …

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