As you drive from Malindi on the Lamu road to Garisseni you arrive to Sabaki bridge. Very near to the bridge you find a huge Baobab, not the biggest you can see in the region for sure, but this one is special. During the fight for independence from the British colonial power the Mau Mau was the main armed organization in the war forUhuru, freedom.An old lady of the Giriama tribe called Mekatilili was a member of the organization andan outstanding personality for her bravery and persistence,... continue reading
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2017 in review - September and October: Toronto International Film Festival, Catalonia Independence Rallies, Las Vegas Massacre, Emmy Awards, New York Terror Attack and more
July and August brought us Game Of Thrones season 7, Tour de France, Hurricane Harvey, Solar Eclipse and much moreso let's take a look at what September and October had in store around the world through the eyes of our contributors.Hollywood legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was never only famous for his movies or political career. Before all that he was a world class athlete being crowned Mr. Olympia in 1970. Fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts and professionals have looked up to him... continue reading
Tomorrow, December 6th, Finland is celebrating 100 years of Independence. Most Finns love their country and always love hearing what foreigners know about Finland. So here are some things about Finland you can bring up next time you meet a Finn.While not exclusively Finnish, the aurora borealis are a common sight on the sky especially in the Lapland in the winter.You can always expect to find hot cup of coffee in Finland. In 2013 the average Finn used 9,6 kg of dry coffee making Finland the number... continue reading
During the year 2014 in Catalonia the push for independence began to manifest strongly, fed by the rigid refusal of the government of Mariano Rajoy in Madrid to any negotiation and nurtured by repeated attacks to the catalan language and autonomy, the "Estelades", the independence flags, appeared everywhere in the country as here in the medieval village of Rupit where even the cats joined the movement for freedom. continue reading
On 18 th September 2014 Scotland votes ' yes ' for independence or no for' better together ' :As some point out a vote for yes will tear the two countries and the union apart.One effect of yes wouldbe that Scotland has no currency and no central bank. Alex Salmond says they'd continue to use the pound.Some say 'yes' as in the flower of ScotlandOthers say that common sense will prevail and it will be say no to divorcePray for the UK to be better together on Friday morning... continue reading
The Scottish National Party want Scotland to be an independent country and a referendum is planned for September 2014.Why with costs of all the additional politicians, ambassadors and civil servants one wonders do they want it. Taxes will surely rise to pay for it.Slogans like better together and stronger together are being quoted.Then miserable apartsprings to mind when you consider creating a border where presently none existsand one might invent a new slogan 'Divorce: say no'.... continue reading
On Wednesday Mexico will celebrate 200 years of Independence and 100 years of the Mexican Revolution, because of that all over the country there are ornaments, lights and presentations to celebrate and remember national heroes.I submitted some images today that shows this spirit, in my city.This two images are from a show called "Light and Sound" that displays images to show mexican history using historic buildings, the show is beautiful and very vibrant, in this case they... continue reading
I took the opportunity while in Brasilia on business to photograph some of the goings-on of the Independence Day celebrations. Here are the few keepers that made it and others that I have taken.NOTE: If you have current event Editorial photographs to get onto the site use the Contact us link at the bottom of any Dreamstime page to request the “Type of Problem:*” as “Priority Review”. This results in getting the images up faster and more chance of sales while it is still topical.... continue reading
Whatever we do with our Fourth of July weekends, let us always remember just how lucky we all are to be able to enjoy this weekend and the 51 others each and every year. Happy Independence Day everyone!Please share what you do with your holiday below. continue reading
In the U.S. the fourth of July is a big celebration.It is to remember the independence of America.What I believe is just as important is to remember the price that was and is being paid for freedom.Freedom is never free, So please remember what it took to get it. continue reading
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