Durham City and it's surrounding area is drenched in historical reminders!
Durham is a city in the North East or England and about 20 minutes by train from by hometown of Newcastle and 13 miles (21 km) to the south west of Sunderland. People have lived in the Durham area since roughly 2000 BC as Archaeological evidence suggests.
The surrounding area sprawls out and rolls out over hillsides with the main eye-catching centre being its Cathedral standing tall – The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly referred to as Durham Cathedral, which is a good thing as the other name is a bit of a mouth full! When you take the train from London and pass Durham you can’t help but notice it on the way past especially at night when it is all light it – it looks magnificent.
I like visiting and I generally head off to the pub or take in high tea so I can have scones with jam & cream washed down with a cup of tea – yummy. I have visited the Cathedral at least 10 times in my life and I never get tired of looking both inside and out – though I could do without the walk up the hill to the train station as it’s pretty brutal! You have plenty to see and of course make lomo images of. I recommend a walk down by the river also!
Why not also explore some more and head off to the surrounding area ?
Virginia City is a state-maintained historic site in the western part of the United States. In the 1860s, mining drew in investors and businessmen to the area. They built saloons, inns and a variety of stores in Gothic and Greek Revival styles. Many of these buildings have been preserved in vivid detail. Western fonts welcome tourists, and some modern-day merchants even operate within these photogenic, pilaster-lined shops.
At the geographic center of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, right at the heart of Moncton city lies the Art Shack, an art supply store and studio. Originally established in Sackville NB, the Art Shack art supply store and studio is run by local artists. It provides a myriad of art materials and framing, and focus an approach of education through art to the surrounding communities. Some of the most iconic Lomography analogue cameras are available at the store.
For three months last year, I traveled to 11 cities of eight Southeast Asian countries. My first destination from my hometown of Seoul was Vietnam. After 10 days in Hanoi, I joined a group tour to Sapa, an area known for its hill tribes. This is a photo story of my two days and one night in this remote but vibrant place.
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Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany. With its 3.5 million residents, it is also the second largest city in the European Union. Berlin has a lot to offer when it comes to culture as there are so many people from many different countries living and working together. Of course, Berlin is also home of Lomography Germany!
Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria. It has been mentioned in a myriad of pop culture references in books, music, and film, and is also the home of the Lomography headquarters. The history of Vienna stretches back to a far 500 BC, which is why it’s no surprise that the city is steeped in rich, unique, and fascinating culture and history that has inspired artists of all generations.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and a very popular tourist spot. The city combines the urban metropolitan area with traditional Japanese culture. You can find exciting forms of entertainment as well as elegant traditional Japanese architecture and scenery all in this amazing city. Enjoy your adventure in Tokyo right here through the lens of the classic Lomo LC-A+!
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In prime areas of New York and San Francisco, the phrase ‘rush hour’ is always on the menu. Drive up to Reno, and the same expression fizzles. Many roads are framed by mountains and shrubbery, a picture of calm in the city. But the night makes up for the day’s stilly mood. Casinos flaunt LED signs and marquees, a treat for urban photographers.