The Sardinian “Sartiglia” – Oristano (Sardinia)

Oristano, Sardinia

The Sartiglia is a race for the ring, of medieval origin (1358), which happens on the last Sunday and Tuesday of the Carnival in Oristano. It is one of the most spectacular and choreographed kinds of Carnival in Sardinia. Hazy memories of duels and the Crusades, Spanish colors, echoes of fallen nobility and agricultural/pastoral costumes.Many people participate in the parades, including women and children.

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Urban conglomeration – Frankfurt (Germany)

Frankfurt

An image of the commercial center of Frankfurt, Germany. Photo by Ozchin. From Flickr.

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Tourists and Locals – Historic Center, Florence

Florence

Piazza della Signoria in the historic center of Florence is where a typical city tour practically begins. Photo by ChrisYunker . Source: Flickr.

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Silhouettes – Edinburgh

Edinburgh

The monuments of Edinburgh at sunset, photo by Andrew Imrie (Flickr)

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Valverde Town Center – Valverde, El Hierro Island

Canary Islands

A photo of the picturesque and peaceful town of Valverde, by Javier Carpio (Flickr)

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The South County – Dublin (Ireland)

South County, Dublin

A photo of the green countryside of Dublin, South County, by McGarry (source: Flickr)

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Welcome to Burj al-Arab – Dubai, UAE!

Dubai United Arab Emirates

A photo of the only 7-star hotel in the world, by shadab_roshan (Flickr)

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Dome, Parish Church – Main Piazza, Urbino

Urbino, Parish Church

the Parish Church's dome in Urbino historic center

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Parish church – Main Piazza, Urbino

Urbino, Parish Church

Parish Church, Main Piazza, Urbino historic center

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Traffic Sign (children crossing) – Kraków, Lesser (Poland)

Kraków, Poland

road sign, downtown Kraków, photo by daniel ameneiros (Flickr)

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