понедельник, 21 сентября 2009 г.

BRAZIL / Curitiba

Oscar Niemeyer Museum, from Curitiba.
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The Oscar Niemeyer Museum (Portuguese: Museu Oscar Niemeyer) is located in the city of Curitiba, in the state of Paraná. It is called The Big Eye or Eye Museum too, due to the design of the building. The museum focuses on the visual arts, architecture and design. For its magnificence, beauty and for the importance of the collection, it represents a cultural institution of international significance.

понедельник, 7 сентября 2009 г.

CANADA / Alberta Cree Indian

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The Cree are one of the largest groups of First Nations/Native Americans in North America, with 200,000 members living in Canada. In Canada, the major proportion of Cree live north and west of Lake Superior, in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Northwest Territories, although 15,000 live in eastern Quebec.
In the United States, this Algonquian-speaking people lived historically from Lake Superior westward. Today, they live mostly in Montana, where they share a reservation with the Ojibwe (Chippewa).

суббота, 5 сентября 2009 г.

CANADA / Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia's beautiful coastal regions provide a wealth of captivating natural and Maritime beauty.
Pictured on front: Lunenburg, The Cabot Trail, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, and Yarmouth Lighthouse.
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ENGLAND / Leeds

Whitelock's bar in central Leeds in the 1950s, a favorite haunt of Leeds poets and artists, by Maurice de Sausmarez, first Head of Fine Art in the University.
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Postcard from Netherlands