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Triumphant Sunset  

Triumphant Sunset

Day 19-24: Paris, Je t'Aime

May 23rd 2010
May 18-23, 2010. Hollywood, in its usual preference to bypass subtleties for in-your-face stereotypes, usually like to portray the French at, if not at their impossibly worst, their impossibly best. So, I thought, if travel writers and casual tourists alike wax lyrical about the French capital like superlatives about La Ville-Lumière are going out of fashion, then they're probably leav ... read more
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French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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7th August 2013
Triumphant Sunset

Impressive
Not sure how you managed to get this photograph shooting into the sun with only minimum lens flare, but the result is lovely.
7th August 2013
Triumphant Sunset

Thanks
I'm not sure I remember either, but I think that was early evening so the sun has gone a bit down. Or maybe it was hidden behind some buildings. It was just one of those lucky shots.

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