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Urban landscapes

The English poet Rupert Brooke said, “Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.” Cities also reveal themselves in their architecture, people, weather and lifestyle. Here are some images from the Visited Planet database of the great cities of the world.

New York, USA

Brooklyn, New York City, USA

And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there… Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.
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Light and shadow

This post celebrates light and shadow that makes for glorious photography.

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I’ve learned that whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
– Helen Keller

Camel safari, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, IndiaBy Joanne Lane

Camel safari at sunset in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India

Chorten at sunsetLake NamtsoTibet, Chinaby Joanne Lane

Chorten at sunset, Lake Namtso, Tibet

 You can only come to the morning through the shadows.
– J.R. R. Tolkien Read more

Photo Gallery: Celebrating Mother's Day

Yesterday was Mother’s Day and in the vein of celebrating mothers, here are some images from around the world that show us how important they are everywhere.

Bhutanese woman and child Near Bhumtang valley. This lady was with a group of women waiting out the rain near a monastery so their children would not get wet.

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Photo gallery: Food from around the world

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience,” said James Beard
James Beard, a pioneer foodie in the USA once named the “dean of American cookery”. It’s certainly been my common experience journeying from places as different as Vietnam, India, Mongolia, Italy, Mali and Morocco.

There is no simpler, greater pleasure than sharing a meal with people abroad and sharing in that common need and bond over the enjoyment of eating.

Here’s some pictures detailing those experiences.

The baguette, France

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J. R. R. Tolkien
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Photo gallery – religion

True religion is real living; living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness. ` Albert Einstein.

From the fervour of Hindu festivals to the quietness of contemplative Catholics there is much in religion that brings colour, life and meaning to many people around the world.

Two young monks at a Buddhist monastery in the Bhumtang Valley, Bhutan

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Visited Planet's documentary and lifestyle photographic projects are designed to aid, equip, empower and educate people around the world.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter - Martin Luther King Jr.