The first traces of people in today's Poznań date from around 8900-8000 BC. They were reindeer hunters. Relatively permanent settlements were created at the turn of the 5th and 4th centuries of the current year. Around 2200 BC the Indo-European population appeared in these lands, from the 5th century AD there are traces of settlements undeniably Slavic, while in the eighth century, the Polanie appeared here. From this period, the city of Ostrow Tumski probably originated, which became the beginning... continue reading
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Gdańsk is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, located on the Baltic Sea at the mouth of Motława to Wisła on the Gulf of Gdansk. A cultural, scientific and economic center and a hub of northern Poland.It is a city with over a thousand years of history, whose identity over the centuries shaped under the influence of different cultures. Gdańsk was once also the largest city of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, a royal city, had the right to active participation in the act of electing the king,... continue reading
2017 Year in Review - January: “The Dude” Honored in Hollywood, Snowstoms Cripple Europe, Women March for Change, and More That Shaped Our World
2017 has started off in force, it was marked by controversy, world changing political decisions and equality campaigns, by destructive weather events, but it also brought out the good in people and empowered women to a whole new level. As it draws to an end to leave way for 2018 here's a retrospective look at the most important events of the year as seen on Dreamstime.The month of January debuted with the National Board of Review Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on January... continue reading
A passionate traveller, lover of photography, history and genealogy. Living in Europe after a year in Costa Rica.Relocated to France in the fall of 2015 to fuel a passion for World History. Capturing images from some of the most unexpected places of this beautiful planet we live. Never knowing where my eye will roam next, or where the light will allow me to create something unique.I had the fortune of travel bug parents, who passed it onto me, and that I am now passing onto my son. There is... continue reading
We have quite a good possibilities to see the Northern Lights over Northern Europe tonight. America and Canada are under fire right now. So it is time to charge your barreries and look up in the night sky :)It might look something like this: Panoramic photo from 22.03.2017. Photographed in Saaremaa Estonia.Or it could be something even better: These previous two photos are from march 2015.This one too ;) So Let's hope to see green skies tonight... continue reading
Like most of us around here, I like to travel and take photos of nice landscapes.Montenegro is a spectacular country to visit and a magnificent place for photography.Take a look at the Saint Stephen island for example: Or maybe just hit the road and look for nice angles to shot the hills: There are some unique national parks to visit and admire extraordinary panoramas. Lovcen National Park is one of the best: So, have you been around there yet?How do you find these photos? :... continue reading
London, England As I walked through the interior of Buckingham Palace, I could feel the grandeur and sense of royalty. Although photos are not allowed to be taken inside the Palace, I will paint a picture: Columns and ornamentation gilded in gold, walls lined with famous works of art, and extravagant crystal chandeliers are in every room. The ballroom held an exhibit of the current Queen’s fashion for the past 90 years. The attention to detail via beading and diamonds presented a work of art... continue reading
We have all heard of Carnival in Rio and in Venice but these are not the only cities who celebrate at this time of year. Many other towns and cities across the world go a little crazy during the carnival season too. Many have colorful parades with fantastic costumes and elaborately decorated floats and wagons. During the dark days of winter it is a great opportunity for people to literally let their hair down and join in the festivities. Carnival is celebrated each year in Belgium too,... continue reading
Being an expat, has positives and negatives sides. One of the positives sides is that when you go back to your home town (in my case, Rome), you see it with different eyes. You are not a tourist, but at the same time you are not the person you were, when you lived there. You also see how it changes. This always gives me mixed feelings. One of these feelings is, I want to "rediscover" it. So, these few days I can spend in my beautiful home town, usually I take the scooter and together with my father,... continue reading
Let's continue the Part 1:)The Tivoli Garden which is the magical in Christmas time :) Of course you can't go to Copenhagen without see to little Mermaid, symbol of the city and to finish, i wanted to show you these 2 pictures to show the concept of the all city :) ancient mixed with the modern architecture (where the danish are pionnier)....The City Hall and the State Opera renewed not so long ago, changed the colors for the end of the year. I hope you enjoyed it,... continue reading
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