It’s easy to discover why Maine’s catchphrase is, “The Way Life Should Be,” when spending a summer vacation in the northeastern-most state. Cooler climates, clearer seas and quieter environs beckon, offering people any mixture of adventure or relaxation. Nature hikes, charter boats or a round of golf or mini-golf followed by homemade ice cream and window shopping help relieve the stress with a much-needed vacation.
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IFA in Berlin, Germany is a global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. It presents the latest products and innovations. IFA offers such a comprehensive overview of the international market and attracts the attention of trade visitors each year from more than 100 countries.
Armed with my camera, a handful of lenses and a rental car, my girlfriend and I made our way up the coast, spending a few days in each city to take them in. And for our cameras to take them in as well.
This gallery is an attempt to document my trip from San Diego to Los Angeles to San Francisco over the course of eight days in August. We want to see your vacation photos, too.
This photo essay was initially published in September 1949: “The fences on farms in the United States cost more than the farm buildings, it was stated a mere 20 years ago. A critic termed many of them useless and unsightly as well as expensive. Over the Maryland countryside, however, are to be found fences of many types that are not only utilitarian, but sightly to the point of picturesqueness. Some of the types are traditional in their parts of the state, though all hold nostalgic places in the hearts of many Marylanders. The photographs presented here picture characteristic or outstanding examples of some of them.”
College football makes and entrance, the Brutal Run challenges athletes in Budapest, elephant polo in India and more in the day in photos from around the world.
By Algerina Perna
The “Movie Memphis Belle,” a Boeing B-17 restored WWII bomber, is a living museum that flies around the country offering tours and flights to those interested in taking a trip through history. From August 30-31, the plane will be at Martin State Airport in Baltimore. In 1989, the bomber was hired for filming the English movie, “Memphis Belle,” released in 1990, hence the name, “Movie Memphis Belle.”