This year, the London Underground will be 150 years old – it is the oldest subway in the world. Themselves Londoners call their subway «The Tube» (trumpet), in the form of deep tunnels. By the total length of the lines (405 km), this is the second largest metro in the world after Shanghai. London Underground has 270 stations. Here is a small selection of photos to explore the subject.
As part of the Belfast Festival @ Queens…
Annually in Japan along some roads grow “great snow wall”, whose height can reach 20 meters. In winter, the highway enters the snow so that when, in April-May, they dig it to get such a deep gorge. Excavation must have to be accurate, by the side of the roadway are special multimeter tower with inbuilt radio transmitters.
One of the continuous elevators at RBB (Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg) building..
Turimetta beach is in Sydney, Australia. It is not suited for swimming, but it is very scenic. at any time and under any weather conditions.
Faroe Islands are located in the North Atlantic Ocean between Norway and Iceland. Archipelago with a population of 50,000 people is a part of Denmark. People began to settle in the Faroe Islands since the beginning of VIII century. The local economy relies heavily on fishing and the marine industry. The unique landscape and a fantastic play of light attract photographers from around the world. Tindhelm, a small island in the fjord Sørvágsfjørður in the western part of the island in the archipelago Vagar Faroe Islands.
Versailles train styled like a luxury apartment of the royal palace. The interiors of cars are decorated in the style of the famous mirrored room, the music hall and the library of Marie Antoinette Louis XIV. Group Encore Eux decorate some cars run between Paris and Versailles train to give passengers the opportunity to present themselves as members of the French monarchs suite XIX century.
Yakushima – The Japanese island, 60 km to the south of the island of Kyushu, is part of Kagoshima Prefecture. The rich fauna, including deer and monkeys, beautiful mountains and waterfalls, hot springs on the island to attract 300,000 visitors a year. Area of the territory, which stretched impenetrable with shady forests, waterfalls, mountains and raised hot springs is 503 sq.km.
Near the town of Fort Bragg – California, is an interesting beach, studded with colored glass. At the beginning of XX century, there was a city dump, and then, in 1967, the authorities closed it, and many years to clean the area. The sea also made its contribution to this cause. Now there is no debris, but the shore is covered with small, glassy waves peeled stones.
In August and October of this year, in Sydney an annual event Art & About is held, in which at various public places in the city are held cultural events like, exhibitions, installations and other creative action.