THE THREE GREAT PYRAMIDS

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Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure – this triumvirate has stood still for what seems to be since time immemorial on the Giza Necropolis a few kilometers outside present-day Cairo. Still as magnificent and mysterious as when they were first built some … Continued

THE GREAT WALL

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Snaking 8,000+ kms. through the mountains of northern China, the Great Wall is such an amazing sight that nothing quite prepares you when seeing it for the first time. No matter how many pictures and images you’ve seen of it, still, … Continued

THE CHARGING BULL

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The Charging Bull

This symbol of Wall Street’s financial prosperity is a hit with tourists. In the few minutes that I was there, people did many things with it, many rubbing its shiny scrotum probably for goodluck! Oversized at 3meters high x 4.5meters long and cast out of bronze, the bull’s aggressive posture makes you wanna engage it somehow. Here, a bunch of boisterous teenagers couldn’t help but ride it complete with shouts of “yeehah!” for the benefit of their friend’s camera.

(Location: Manhattan, New York, USA)