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Confucius Temple

Kaosiung, Taiwan

Wildflowers

After rain, the sand dunes of Australia’s Red Centre are carpeted with low-growing greenery and brilliantly coloured wildflowers that quickly set seed in preparation for the long dry day to follow.

Portrait

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907)

Curitiba

Jardin Botanico

Botanical Garden

Austria Castle Hotel

 

Velden am Worthersee
Renaissance Schlosshotel (erbaut 1590)
Karnten – Austria

Renaissance Castle Hotel (built 1590)
Karnten - Austria

Holland

Tatra Mountains

London

The Beatles

January 16, 1964

TOP OF THE CHARTS

Ringo and Paul relax back at the George V hotel in Paris after their first show at the Olympia.  Despire the less than ecstatic response from both crowd and press, they now had greater things on their minds. That night, the news had come through from America that their single “I Want to Hold Your Hand” had reached number one on the Stateside charts.  America was in an elevated state of anticipation for the band’s arrival, and Cashbox magazine was predicting that the Beatles, “Could change te whole thinking of American companies towards British records.”

The Land of Lincoln

Illinois
Land of Lincoln