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Friday Photo – Iguacu Falls, Argentina

Santiago de Cuba Cathedral at night

Friday Photo – Santiago de Cuba Cathedral

Friday Photo – Skanderbeg Square, Tirana, Albania

This photo was taken in 2007 – the statue portrays Albanian hero Skanderbeg on horseback, with the central mosque and clock tower in the background. Skanderbeg was a fierce warrior who organised his 10,000 strong army to lead a rebellion against the occupying Ottoman Empire, securing many victories against significantly larger forces, who were also better […]

Friday Photos – Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer Pretty everywhere you go in Rio the 30 metre giant statue sat on its 8 metre pedestal can be seen from one angle or another. The arms stretch an amazing 28 metres! Voted as one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of the World’, the 635 tonne monolith took nine years to build, […]

Friday Photos – Husky Pets, Abisko, Sweden

Bird at Iguaza Falls, Argentina

Friday Photo – Bird Staring Competition at Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru

Friday Photo – Condors, Colca Canyon, Peru

Dome of Mir-i-Arab Medressa, Bukhara

Friday Photo – Mir-i-Arab Medressa, Bukhara

Friday Photo – Reflections, Cambodia

Pilgrims Merv, tomb of an unknown 12th Century dervish

Friday Photo – Colourful Turkmen Pilgrims, Ancient Merv

In the complex of the Mosque of Yusuf Hamadani there lies a tomb of an unknown 12th Century dervish. As is a tradition throughout Turkmenistan, ladies use their holidays to make pilgrimages to important tombs. The ritual is that the ladies, dressed in their finest clothes and jewelry, walk round and round the epitaph asking […]