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Tags: Balkans, Belgrade, Bosnia, emergency, flooding, Maglaj, Miljacka, Obrenovac, photography, pic, picture, Rajlovac, Sarajevo, Serbia, Topcic Polje, Zenica
Parts of Bosnia and Serbia declared a state of emergency on Friday after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, killing at least three people, forcing thousands to evacuate, and leaving thousands more without power, the BBC reported. Authorities are calling the flooding the region’s worst in 120 years. As conditions worsen, emergency workers are scrambling to evacuate residents and reach those stranded without food or medicine.
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Tags: Arc de Triomphe, Brandenburg Gate, cityscape, Eiffel Tower, environment, landmark, Landscape, Mount Rushmore, Parthenon, perspective, photography, pic, picture, Pyramids, Santorini, St. Basil's Cathedral, Statue of Liberty, Stonehenge, Taj Mahal
We’ve seen them in pictures and in guidebooks. The world’s most famous landmarks live in popular imagination in their idealized form, but it can be surprising to see them in person. While some landmarks can be even more awe-inspiring when you take in their natural surroundings, others have been swallowed up by sprawling cityscapes. In our perfection-obsessed society, it’s tempting to crop out distractions and focus on the main subject. But as these images show, it can be just as enlightening to see how a landmark fits into an environment, and how a tourist attraction sticks out from a natural landscape. Here are 15 zoomed-out photos of famous landmarks around the world:
Tags: Landscape, photography, pic, picture, sunrise, sunset
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