2011-08 (Aug 2011)

Daily Photos

31 August 2011

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The statue of William Webb Ellis at the entrance of le cimetière du vieux château (Old Castle Cemetery) in Menton

Menton, Cote d’Azur

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He put the name of Rugby on the global map but not as the name of the town from where he grew up in but as the name of a sport he invented. He was a football player in Rugby School and one day, while playing the game, instead of kicking, he grasp the ball and ran for a score, thus, the game Rugby came about! Cool!
Menton

29 August 2011

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ruelle de l’eglise de felix

 

28 August 2011

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Taking leisurely walks around our village is a very pleasant pastime. It goes well with my passion for photography, albeit I am just using a point-and-shoot.
Roya Valley, south of France

26 August 2011

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It held on to dear life for something close to an hour, grasping with all its might on the windshield wiper, fighting against the 100 km per hour speed and the high velocity wind that comes with it. Finally, we found an Aire (motorway stop) and after taking photos of it for remembrance (of a hero perhaps), I gently picked it up and found him a comfortable spot in the grass.
A snail who fell off from a tree straight on the car windshield while we were parked on a previous motorway stop
A6 (autoroute between Paris and Lyon), France

25 August 2011

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There are many high-relief sculpture that can be found on Lyon’s doorways and I particularly like this one.
Presqu’ile, Lyon France

24 August 2011

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23 August 2011

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22 August 2011

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These acrobatic statues would make a nice wedding gift. A door stopper? A book stand

21 August 2011

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rue Paul Chenavard

20 August 2011

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19 August 2011

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18 August 2011

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Mosaic by Jerome Gulon

17 August 2011

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rue de la Manutention

14 August 2011

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Dog poops scattered everywhere is a big problem in France. Despite the free poop bags and the stern warnings and fines, dog owners turn a blind eye. Hence, property owners have to do their own way of dealing with the problem. Just hoping that the dogs will take the warning…
Arpajon, Essone (91)

13 August 2011

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Carmona, Sculpture au fil de l’eau

09 August 2011

 

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rudesheim

 08 August 2011

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07 August 2011

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06 August 2011

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 05 August 2011

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04 August 2011

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 03 August 2011

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Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome

 02 August 2011

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01 August 2011

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