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  • Cemetery of Cimiez Monastery

    Cemetery of Cimiez Monastery
    The hill of Cimiez in Nice is well known for its old monastery founded in the 9th century and the actual Franciscan monastery is dated 1546. It was in the past times one of the main religious places of the whole area and the cemetery of this place is a very important one with some very old graves. You'll find in this cemetery most of all important families of Nice of the past centuries and some well known painters like Henri Matisse or Raoul Dufy who spent their last years in Nice. If you like angels and graveyard statues, come have a look at this place and you'll be surely fascinated by what you see. To go there, it's very easy: from the centre of the town go up north on the main hill of the city, the hill of Cimiez. It's indicated by street signs, and everyone in Nice knows where it is. Once at the gardens of Cimiez you'll see the monastery and its cemetery just behind. You can't miss it :)
  • Khoo Kongsi house

    Khoo Kongsi house
    Khoo is the family name. Kongsi means clan (family) house. This clan house of the Khoo family reminds us of the very first period when the Chinese came to Penang. The Khoo family that built this Kongsi came originally from Sin Kang village in the Hokkien province of China. They actually began migrating overseas in the 16th century. They came to Penang sometime in the late 18th century. By 1835 the numbers was large enough that they formed a clan group and purchased the land and started building the first Kongsi.
  • Little abandoned houses

    Little abandoned houses
    Are you afraid of dark? Do you believe in witches? Do you see ghosts? Do you have experienced any paranormal stuff? Do you sleep with the lights on? Me neither. But houses like these have attracted me for a long time. What do you think when you see little houses like these? Places like this one totally scare me. A lot! But I like it a lot too and I think some of another people actually do too, so it's a great way to spend a lot of films and feel a little bit scared.
  • Views from Tibidabo

    Views from Tibidabo
    Tibidabo is one of the highest hills surrounding the city of Barcelona (512 m) and is still very close to it to have one of the greatest views over the whole city. There is also a little attraction park, but more meant for children than to adults. You have also the great church of "Sagrat Chor" dominating the hill and not far from there the Colserrola Tower and the different tv and radio networks antennas.
  • Els Quatre Gats Restaurant

    Els Quatre Gats Restaurant
    Els Quatre Gats or 4 Gats (as its commonly known) sparked my interest after having read about it in a wonderful book called "Shadow of the wind" by a Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafon. The book was set in Barcelona so when I visited the city for the third time early this year, I made it a point to visit and dine in this famed restaurant. It opened in 1897 and was a popular haunt for Picasso and his mates. He apparently took on his first commissioned work by creating the front cover of the menu. This only peaked my interest more and sure enough, it didn't disappoint.
  • Chau Doc

    Chau Doc
    Chau Doc is a Vietnamese river city close to the Cambodia border. There are a number of floating houses (the floats are empty metal drums) which provide a convenient way for families to raise fish underneath. What makes Chau Doc interesting is its mix of communities, Khmer, Cham, and Chinese. The Cham are mostly Muslim, and leave in isolated communities across the river, complete with mosques. It's an incredibly friendly and bustling little city.
  • St Mary's Church

    St Mary's Church
    Belfast's most famous place of worship is probably St. Anne's Cathedral, located by Cathedral Quarter, a hive of activity at its annual Arts Festival. But in a most unlikely place, St Mary's Church also provides some astonishingly silent sanctuary. A few doors up from Castle Court, Belfast's biggest shopping centre, St Mary's is in a rather odd location, but still a retreat in the midst of city centre madness. Built in 1784, it was Belfast's first Catholic church - before it opened its door, Belfast's Catholic population met to worship at a site called Friar's Bush. Inside the church can be seen brightly-painted statues, Italian artwork, dramatic arrangements of candles and, of course, a depiction of the Sacred Heart.
  • Nice’s Public Library

    Nice’s Public Library
    In the vicinity of the Modern and Contemporary Museum of Arts, the public library has a lot to offer: reading rooms, internet, videos, music areas and auditorium. There are exhibitions on writers, book work, artists. Since 2002, the square head designed by the artist Sacha Sosno has become the city's new landmark. This big sculpture-building (30 meters high) accommodates the library's office.
  • Provo River

    Provo River
    The Provo River is not necessarily located in Provo, Utah. Though it runs through the city of Provo, the most visited areas of the river are long before the river reaches the city. This river is considered one of the best trout rivers in the US, for good reasons.
  • Valencia

    Valencia
    Valencia is a city next to the beach where lots of Spanish and foreign students are living. Therefore it never lacks of animation. First of all, the city is amazing in an architectural point of view. Indeed, the main river, called the Turia, has been dried because of flood problems and they decided to make a huge park inside.
  • Chinatown Kristintachibana

    Chinatown Kristintachibana
    A small Chinatown in comparison to the other big cities in the nation, our little Chinatown in Honolulu is packed with shops, eateries, bars and other businesses (even the late night prostitute and/or ice addict...I'm sure those in Chinatown and the city of Honolulu will love the picture I just painted - but it is the truth)...I prefer to walk around during the day to capture the essence of the culture there.
  • Communication Center APO

    Communication Center APO
    A house with a tower doesn't have to be the Tower of London. In Stadthagen it is Kommunikationszentrum Alte Polizei (short: Apo) (communication centre of former/old police), a place to meet with a café, youth-centre, a stage, a gallery and lots of meeting points.
  • Agiasos

    Agiasos
    If you go to Lesvos island, you should pay a visit to Agiasos (Αγιάσος), located on mount Olympos (there are actually quite a few mountains with this name in Greece! ;). It is only 26km from the capital Mytilene and yet it feels completely different. Actually, because of its inland location and quiet atmosphere, it has nothing to do with the stereotype of the Greek islands. You can go for a walk from the center (quite touristy) to the upper part of town to enjoy the landscape and see some of the curious boards with local sayings (very photogenic but impossible to understand unless you know the local dialect!). Not to be missed is the traditional kafenio (a kind of café where people from the village -mostly men- meet up to discuss politics and sports and have a drink, normally ouzo; actually the best Greek ouzo comes from Lesvos!) close to the church of Panagia, famous because of its IV century icone of the Virgin. Actually, Agiasos is the religious centre of the island and, every year, on august the 15th pilgrims arrive from all over Greece to visit the church and then a huge feast -a panigyri- is organized.
  • Provincetown

    Provincetown
    Provincetown Mass USA is on the very tip of cape cod, this is the place that the pilgrims landed... then left. Later it's weird location all the way out at the end of the land became home to all manner of pirates who did things like leave church early when they saw a ship on the rocks for plunder from the church windows, the preacher had no choice but to let them go.
  • Cagayan de Oro Fiesta

    Cagayan de Oro Fiesta
    Every August 28th, the whole province of Cagayan de Oro gets transformed into an entirely new entity of color, merriment and wonder as they celebrate their yearly festival. Floats, parades, dances and concerts are aplenty as they celebrate and give thanks to another fruitful year. This is a week long event so there is no reason to miss a one of a kind Lomographic photo opportunity. The locals are accommodating and gamely smile for the camera, proud of their heritage as Cagayanos. Getting there is a 1 ½ hour flight from Manila with rates depending on the airline. Accommodations are readily available but book in advance if you're going to the festival since many people go there.
  • Pérouges

    Pérouges
    Pérouges, near of Lyon is a beautiful little medieval village located in the natural park of La Dombes (see other location). It's among the most beautiful villages of France as it is truly very well preserved with the old houses and narrow streets. It's a very nice and romantic place where you must absolutely stop if you're in this area.
  • Taurage

    Taurage
    This is Taurage, this is the place where I was born and where I finished the school. This is the town where I grew up and kissed a girl for the first time :). So as you understand this is my hometown. Recently this little town in the west of Lithuania celebrated 500th birthday. If you will ever come to Taurage please tell me, cause I can show you such fantastic, romantic or crazy places that you will remember for the whole life.
  • Montauk

    Montauk
    If you plan on visiting New York during the summer and want to do try something different, then I recommend Montauk. Montauk is located at the very end of Long Island. A good 4-hour train ride from good old Manhattan, but well worth it. A must stop for any beach loving lomographer.
  • Södermalm

    Södermalm
    Södermalm (or Sôder) is a district of Stockholm, on an island, south of Gamla Stan (the old town). It remained a rural area for a long time. In the 19th century, Södermalm was known as a working class district, with poor wooden houses which burned too easily.The times have changed! Nowadays Södermalm is a trendy district, with a wide range of restaurants, cafés, bars, alternative fashion shops and design galleries, sometimes mixed in the same place. If you want to do shopping, go to SOFO, south of Folkungagatan.
  • The Wall Monuments

    The Wall Monuments
    You can find Wall Monuments all over the city of Berlin. They are charted in mostly every city map of Berlin and are easy to reach with the S-Bahn or on foot. The most popular and largest Wall Monument (1316 m long) is the East-Side-Gallery in the Mühlenstraße between the Ostbahnhof and the Oberbaumbrücke along the river Spree. It is called East-Side-Gallery because after the Fall of the Wall in 1989 artists from all over the world commented the political changes of the years 1989/90 in 106 paintings and graffiti and it is on the formerly east side of Berlin. Lots of those paintings are strongly weathered in the course of time - mostly because of urban emissions. So there was found an association to save this Wall Monument from further destruction and it was renovated and conserved. The East-Side-Gallery is a listed building.