Beach Volleyball. Dominican Republic

It was a while ago… on the Day of Sevens – 7/7/2007. Seven is considered lucky by many people. So many people went to Vegas on that day :) I decided to move in the opposite direction and live out a few days, including 7-7-7, on the beach of Caribbean Sea in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not many pictures have …

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Nikon D4. Right Side View

Finally Nikon D4 is released! still waiting for Nikon D800 Nikon calls their D4 Digital SLR Camera a “total professional imaging machine”. They would be correct in doing so. Designed for the working photographer, the D4 meets the most-demanding photog’s needs and then some. Packed with features essential to getting the job done, and getting it done well this rig …

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Crazy Girls Show. Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada doesn’t need my introduction. The city name speaks for itself. It means Gambling, Cash, Entertainment, Sex, Alcohol, and a lot of Fun. Every time I go there I feel like I am visiting Disney World for adults. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. So I will skip my sin stories ;) A tip to share: if …

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Havana, Cuba. American Classic Cars Museum

I have received several requests asking for more photos of American Classic Cars I took in Havana, Cuba. Here they are :) Enjoy Part 3! View other posts from my trip to Havana, Cuba >>

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Havana, Cuba. American Classic Cars Museum

May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow. Wish you lots of love, joy and happiness! HAPPY NEW YEAR! I have received several requests asking for more photos of American Classic Cars I took in Havana, Cuba. Here they are :) Enjoy Part 2! View other posts from my trip to Havana, Cuba …

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El Floridita- La Cuna Del Daiquiri. Havana, Cuba

El Floridita, an historic restaurant and cocktail bar in Old Havana (La Habana Vieja) Cuba, is famous for having been one of the favorite hangouts of Ernest Hemingway. In honor of Hemingway nobody is allowed to sit in the hallowed corner which was, and still is, reserved for the writer. A drink, Hemingway invented there, is called Papa Doble, a …

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El Morro Castle. Havana, Cuba

Got great news about Cuba today! The Pearl of the Caribbean will shine again soon. For the first time in a half-century, Cubans will be allowed to buy and sell real estate, bequeath property to relatives without restriction and avoid forfeiting their homes if they abandon the country. The law, which takes effect November 10, 2011, limits Cubans to owning …

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Streets of Havana, Cuba

Havana is a big open-air American Classic Cars museum. Estimated 100,000+ pre-revolutionary cars are still driving in the cities of Cuba. From 1900 to 1958 (before the Cuban Revolution), the country was a large importer of U.S. American cars. Import stopped after the U.S. trade embargo in 1960. Because it’s been difficult for many Cubans to purchase new cars, car …

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Cuban Woman. Havana, Cuba

Havana, Cuba has so much to offer tourists. I was blown away by Havana’s uniqueness in everything! And because of its unique landmarks I put Havana in my list of Top 10 Cities of the World to See Before You Die. Havana Landmarks Fortaleza San Carlos de la Cabaña, a fortress located on the east side of the Havana bay, …

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The City Gates. Vokzal Square, Minsk, Belarus

Minsk is the capital and largest city in Belarus. It has a population of 1,837,000 inhabitants (2009). From 1919 to 1991 Minsk was the capital of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (B.S.S.R.)- one of fifteen Republics of the Soviet Union. Due to political situation not much has changed in Belarus since Soviet times (compare to other 14 Republics). That is …

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Saint Basil's Cathedral. Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia was the last city on my trip so called “From Russia With Love”, which included three major cities of the former Soviet Union- Minsk, Grodno, and Moscow. During an entire trip I was really looking forward to explore the capital of Russia. My only concern was the weather (it might get really cold and wet in spring). Fortunately, …

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The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. View from Moscow River. Moscow, Russia

Moscow (Russian: Moskva) is the capital of the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; Soviet Union) from 1922 to 1991, and since 1991 of the Russian Federation. I have been in Moscow during Soviet times. But, due to short visits, I haven’t explored the city as much as I wished to. So, when I planned this three-day trip, I put …

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