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Landing of an Airbus A300 of UPS at Portland International Airport.‎

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English : Landing of an Airbus A300 of UPS at Portland International Airport.

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View of the ceiling in the interior of the Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, is a traditional mosque located in Shiraz district of Gowad-e-Arabān, Iran. The mosque was built from 1876 to 1888, by the order of Mirzā Hasan Ali (Nasir ol Molk), a Qajar ruler.

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English : View of the ceiling in the interior of the Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, is a traditional mosque located in Shiraz district of Gowad-e-Arabān, Iran. The mosque was built from 1876 to 1888, by the order of Mirzā Hasan Ali (Nasir ol Molk), a Qajar ruler.

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Schlumbergera. Flowering houseplant. A nice white selection.

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Winged altar at Blaubeuren Abbey church, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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English : Winged altar at Blaubeuren Abbey church, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Tübingen, Germany: The so-called Neckarfront consists almost entirely of listed buildings. This photo shows it as seen from the Plataneninsel (plane tree island). In the middle on the river Neckar there is a Stocherkahn (punt) passing, very typical for Tübingen. On the left you see the Hölderlinturm behind its magnificent weeping willow.

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English : Tübingen, Germany: The so-called Neckarfront consists almost entirely of listed buildings. This photo shows it as seen from the Plataneninsel (plane tree island). In the middle on the river Neckar there is a Stocherkahn (punt) passing, very typical for Tübingen. On the left you see the Hölderlinturm behind its magnificent weeping willow.

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Nasturtium leaves with water drops stacked from 18 pictures.

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Martyrs' Window in the south aisle of the nave of Freiburg Minster, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Anonymous master, around 1270–80; complemented by Fritz Geiges, around 1922.

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English : Martyrs' Window in the south aisle of the nave of Freiburg Minster, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Anonymous master, around 1270–80; complemented by Fritz Geiges, around 1922.

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Shops in Skagway Historic District in traditional wooden style, Alaska, United States.

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Annalisa Silvestri of the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro, Italy, at the end of her shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. 19 March 2020.

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English : Annalisa Silvestri of the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro, Italy, at the end of her shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. 19 March 2020.

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Slovak musician and instrument maker Ľubomír Párička plays fujara.‎

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English : Slovak musician and instrument maker Ľubomír Párička plays fujara.

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George V (right) and Nicholas II (left) in Berlin, 1913.

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English : George V (right) and Nicholas II (left) in Berlin, 1913.

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The TwinTowers (Fanny-Zobel-Strasse, Berlin-Treptow) as seen from the opposite side of the river Spree.

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English : The TwinTowers (Fanny-Zobel-Strasse, Berlin-Treptow) as seen from the opposite side of the river Spree.

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Hot air balloons at the start of the first race of the 49th hot air ballon festival in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
In August of this month the 50th Montgolfiade will take place in Münster.
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English : Hot air balloons at the start of the first race of the 49th hot air ballon festival in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
In August of this month the 50th Montgolfiade will take place in Münster.
Wikipedia: Hot air ballon festivalHot air ballonMünster

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50 Pfennig "Notgeld" banknote issued 100 years ago, on Aug. 13, 1920 by the city of Berchtesgaden, Germany.

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English : 50 Pfennig "Notgeld" banknote issued 100 years ago, on Aug. 13, 1920 by the city of Berchtesgaden, Germany.

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Interior of the church of St Felix, Torralba de Ribota, province of Zaragoza, Spain. The church, of mudéjar and late gothic style was built between 1367 and 1420. The church is a national heritage monument in Spain (known as Bien de Interés Cultural) since 2006.

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English : Interior of the church of St Felix, Torralba de Ribota, province of Zaragoza, Spain. The church, of mudéjar and late gothic style was built between 1367 and 1420. The church is a national heritage monument in Spain (known as Bien de Interés Cultural) since 2006.

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High altar of Freiburg Minster, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Hans Baldung, 1512–16.

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English : High altar of Freiburg Minster, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Hans Baldung, 1512–16.

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Federico Neri, nurse anesthetist of the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro, Italy, at the end of his shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. 18 March 2020.

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English : Federico Neri, nurse anesthetist of the San Salvatore Hospital in Pesaro, Italy, at the end of his shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. 18 March 2020.

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Vienna tram type E1 in Kraków

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Turkish pastry with cream filling.

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Two fuyu persimmon fruits (Diospyros kaki), one cut in half

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Aerial view of the "Spider", one of the most popular geoglyphs of the Nazca Lines, which are located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. The geoglyphs of this UNESCO World Heritage Site (since 1994) are spread over a 80 km (50 mi) plateau between the towns of Nazca and Palpa and are, according to some studies, between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D. old.

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English : Aerial view of the "Spider", one of the most popular geoglyphs of the Nazca Lines, which are located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. The geoglyphs of this UNESCO World Heritage Site (since 1994) are spread over a 80 km (50 mi) plateau between the towns of Nazca and Palpa and are, according to some studies, between 500 B.C. and 500 A.D. old.

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The Cobbler (Ben Arthur) (884 m), Arrochar Alps, Scotland

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Italian Prime Minister Antonio Segni with Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in Cadenabbia, Italy, on this day in 1959.

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English : Italian Prime Minister Antonio Segni with Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, in Cadenabbia, Italy, on this day in 1959.

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Commemoration of November 11, November 11, 2019, in Meroux (municipality of Meroux-Moval).‎

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English : Commemoration of November 11, November 11, 2019, in Meroux (municipality of Meroux-Moval).

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Bac de Roda Bridge of architect Santiago Calatrava in Barcelona.

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Panoramic view of Silver Lake during dusk, Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States.

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View of Warsaw from the terrace of the Royal Castle (1773). Painting (oil on canvas) by Bernardo Bellotto (1722–1780).

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Oderbruch in Poland

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"Everything is Going to be Alright" artwork by Martin Creed, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

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English : "Everything is Going to be Alright" artwork by Martin Creed, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

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The Music box by Polyphon-Musikwerke in Leipzig (Germany) plays: The blue danube.‎

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English : The Music box by Polyphon-Musikwerke in Leipzig (Germany) plays: The blue danube.

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A juvenile Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in flight over Mount Carmel, Hai-Bar Nature Reserve in Israel. The brown feathers at the base of the neck show it is a young bird (adults have a white collar ruff); the lack of rings and tags at this time of year implies that this one has not yet been caught, ringed, and tagged by ornithologists.

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English : A juvenile Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus in flight over Mount Carmel, Hai-Bar Nature Reserve in Israel. The brown feathers at the base of the neck show it is a young bird (adults have a white collar ruff); the lack of rings and tags at this time of year implies that this one has not yet been caught, ringed, and tagged by ornithologists.

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