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Paris, France: October 26, 2023, 5.26 pm

Bright future

On the magnificent boulevard of Champs Élysées a French luxury brand is breathing new life into an ancient hotel – as deluxe accommodation for the most discerning of tastes. Until it opens its doors to its new well-heeled clientele in 2026, the building site lies hidden behind a huge iconic banner.

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic: October 30, 2023, 3.02 pm

Rich past

What used to be Carlsbad in Bohemia is one of the oldest and most famous spa towns in the world. The splendid façades lining the banks of the Teplá and Ohře rivers and the souvenir shops that await tourists and other prospective buyers strolling along the promenades bear witness to its grand tradition.

Kampala, Uganda: October 12, 2023, 1.03 pm

Turbulent history

In a quieter district of the capital Ugandans relax under the palms and mango trees enveloping the Independence Monument. It commemorates the country’s freedom from British colonialism on October 9, 1962, and shows a woman lifting a child high up over her bonds.

Tbilisi, Georgia, July 29, 2023, 3.47 pm


The monumental Chronicle of Georgia statue erected in 1985 rises 35 meters up into the sky. Also known as the Stonehenge of Tbilisi, the edifice depicting figures from the country's history and scenes from the life of Christ is a popular photo motif at all times of the day (and night).

Londres, United Kingdom, August 20, 2023, 15:40 h


Famous for its hip clubs, bars and second-hand and designer stores, Shoreditch also boasts a lot of very colorful street art. Some of the work shown here is by WRDSMTH, a US street artist who has left his mark in countless metropolises of the world.

A Coruna, Spain, April 19, 2023, 7.24 pm


The sweeping steel arches on Paseo Maritimo warn of the dangers of the sea: they remind visitors that a student from Slovakia was swept into a stormy ocean here in 2012 - as were the three policemen who tried in vain to rescue him.