01 - Beach X
European tourists escape from winter time enjoyng a summer walk on the white sand beach in Sal Island (Cabo Verde) before celebrate the New Year's Day.
02 - It is Me!
Giuseppe Pons photographed by Giovanna Minoliti
03 - Nice seller
The Valencia Central Market presents 959 stalls of fresh produce. The market is divided into two parts: on one hand the fruits and vegetables, from the Valencian huerta (agricultural area land; south of Valencia), in the other a feast of meat and fish: not only a pleasure for the palate, but also a party of photographic opportunities.
04 - Desk
The Airports are as the supermarkets, a "no place" room where you could stay as in a fridge. You can be in New York or Milan, but it is always the same "cake". Isn"t it?
05 - Sister Act
Church and Religions too often have been recognized as the cause of immense conflicts, but what happens is just caused by humans defects. In Europe, expecially where I live (Italy) people look the church in a bad light. My personal opinion is that if the church is still alive after 2.000 years it means they made more good things than bad. Nazism or Communism dead because both were terrible aspect of awful humans poverties.
06 - Greengrocer
The "Mercado Central" (Central Market) in Valencia is one of the most city representative buildings in the modernist style of the early XX century (1900). In the market they sell all kinds of foods, including fruits, vegetables, fish, meat and fomous ham, both for household consumption and as a supply for many restaurants in Valencia. Spending and shopping in this site are accompanied by great charm for the beauty of its architecture and shop desks full of colours, maintaining its tradition and history.
07 - Worker
The Job situation in Europe as in the world is not very positive at the moment (2012). Financial troubles, bank scandals and Countries debt are distroying manufacturing possibilities, skills and opportunities in old world. The balance business is shifting to Far East where, nevetheless, there is not democracy. So: it is still possible a world with richness, freedom and democracy?
08 - Isola di Favignana
Favignana Island is the biggest island among Egadi (archipelago in front of the westest Sicilian point where are Trapani and Marsala town). Where its 33 km of seaside this island was very famous in the past for the tuna fish culture. In Favignana till 2001 was working a Tuna plant with its own tunny-fishing nets (Italian Florio Family Marsala Wine producer installed the first industrial conserve tuna products industry). Now, you could find a fantastic place where spending your summer holiday.
09 - Fish merchant
The Mercado Central is masterpiece of modernist architecture in Valencia. It was designed in 1914 by Francisco Guardia and Alejandro Soler and was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII in 1928. With a surface area of over 8000 square meters, inside you can find almost whatever in very different and so fragrant and odorous selling posts: fresh fish, vegetables, meat, fruit... You must go inside to feel the atmosphere of the market, and being surrounded by the smells and colours of this place. Try to visit in during the morning, because it is when it is open (from Monday to Saturday, from 7:30 to 14:30)
10 - Polizei
The Police is controlling the Berlinen chancellery, sometimes called the "washing machine" thanks to its shape and windows, is a work of modern art. The lightness and openness of this building are meant to symbolize the transparency of today German government.
11 - Hamon Iberico
Jamón ibérico, Iberian ham, also called pata negra, is a type of cured ham produced mostly in Spain, but also in some Portuguese regions where it is called presunto ibérico. According to Spain Denominación de Origen rules on food products, the jamón ibérico may be made from black Iberian pigs, also called pata negra (black hoof, or black paw), or cross-bred pigs as long as they are at least 75% ibérico. The finest is called jamón ibérico de bellota (acorn). This ham is from free-range pigs that roam oak forests (called la dehesa) along the border between Spain and Portugal, and eat only acorns during this last period. The exercise and diet have a significant impact on the flavor of the meat; the ham is cured for 36 months. Bellota jamones are prized both for their smooth texture and rich, savory taste.
12 - Berlin
Berlin is going to repossess of its rooms. It is not afraid to leave off its shoulders a difficult past and at the same time is able to show what it was. Broken Berlin is going to reassemble itself ad it is proud to show what is going to do.
13 - Softeners shelf
Shelf of washing machine softeners to CARREFOUR Carosello commercial center - to Km 2, Str. Prov. 208, 20061 Carugate (MI), Italy
14 - So Critical So Fashion
Between 23 and 25 September 2011 at the prestigious location of the "Frigoriferi Milanesi" in Milan at Via Piranesi protagonists of the event were small quality and environmentally company, conscious and independent young bands who choose a researched tailoring and rich in traditions, stylistic socially responsible projects that propose a sustainable fashion, without neglecting beauty, quality, innovation and trends.
15 - Daintree River
The Australian Continent is so impressive, the three RGB colours (red, Green and Blue) must have been invented in Australia. In Tropical Rainforest you have the Green, in the desert you find the Red and the immense ocean is the Blue. The Daintree River runs through the Daintree Rainforest in the Cape Tribulation region of Queensland in northern Australia. It is located about 100 kilometres northwest of Cairns in far north tropical Queensland and drains an area of 2,125 square kilometres. The river, along with the Daintree Rainforest encircled by it was given Wet Tropics Word Heritage Listing in 1988. The area is now primarily a tourist attraction.
16 - Museum
A couple is sitting for looking an image showed at the "Conversations" photo-exibition prepared to the "Museo del 900" in Milan. In "Conversation" the complex American society is reconstructed through 80 shots of famous authors such as Robert Frank, William Klein, Man Ray, Cindy Sherman and Irving Penn.
17 - Kiss in Central Park
Central Park is a public park in the center of Manhattan in New York City, United States. The park initially opened in 1857, on 843 acres (3.41 km2) of city-owned land. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1963, the park is currently managed by the Central Park Conservancy under contract with the city government. The park, which receives approximately thirty-five million visitors annually, is the most visited urban park in the United States. It is 2.5 miles (4 km) long between 59th Street (Central Park South) and 110th Street (Central Park North), and is 0.5 miles (0.8 km) wide between Fifth Avenue and Central Park West.
18 - Oahu
Sometimes called “The Gathering Place,” Oahu certainly lives up to its name. The third largest Hawaiian island is home to the majority of Hawaii’s diverse population, a fusion of east and west cultures rooted in the values and traditions of the Native Hawaiian people. It’s this fundamental contrast between the ancient and the modern that makes discovering Oahu very interesting.
19 - Uluru
Uluru is the Aboriginal name of Ayers Rock, the biggest world monolith (320 m. higher than surrounding area) located in the center of Australia Continent in the state of Northern Territory.
20 - Hawaiian Shaved Ice
Shave ice or Hawaiian shave ice is an ice-based dessert made by shaving a block of ice. Shaving produces a very fine ice that appears snow-like. This extremely fine texture causes syrups added to it to be absorbed by the ice rather than simply surrounding. Shave ice in Hawaii is often flavored with local ingredients such as guava, pineapple, coconut cream, passion fruit, li hing mui, lychee, kiwi fruit and mango. Hawaiian shave ice is traditionally served in a conical paper or plastic cup with multiple flavors.
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