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Sunday, 20 January 2013

20 January 2013. They Celebrated the New Year in… Madeira

00 New Years. Funchal. Madeira. Portugal. 20.01.13

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Fireworks lit up the sky over Funchal Bay in the city of Funchal, on Madeira Island in the Madeira Archipelago (Autonomous Region of Madeira), which is an integral part of Portugal, in the North Atlantic Ocean, about 400 kilometres (250 miles, 216 nautical miles) north of Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

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Sunday, 6 January 2013

6 January 2013. From the Russian Web. Frédéric le Mouillour. Phare de Kéréon, Bretagne. 2012

00 Frédéric le Mouillour. Phare de Kéréon. 2012

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Phare de Kéréon is a lighthouse in Département Finistère of Région Bretagne, it stands on the Reef Men Tensel (“break-stones” in Breton) between Ouessant and Île-Molène by the Passage du Fromveur in the Mer d’Iroise.

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6 January 2013. From the Russian Web. Frédéric le Mouillour. Phare de la Vieille, Bretagne. 2012

00 Frédéric Le Mouillour. Phare de la Vieille, France. 2012

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Phare de la Vieille (The Old Lady Lighthouse) is a lighthouse in Département Finistère in Commune Plogoff, on the northwest coast of France in Région Bretagne. It lies on the rock known as Gorlebella (Breton for “farthest rock”), guiding mariners in the Raz de Sein, across from the companion lighthouse Tourelle de la Plate… also known as Phare Petite Vieille (The Little Old Woman Lighthouse).

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011

A Photo Essay. Navy Day is “Neptune Day” in Russia

Naval honour guard. Vladivostok (Primorsky Krai. Far Eastern Federal District) RF

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Naval Infantry officer in AFV. Vladivostok (Primorsky Krai. Far Eastern Federal District) RF

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Now, would “Neptune Day” be complete without King Neptune and his court? Vladivostok (Primorsky Krai. Far Eastern Federal District) RF

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This is what the Naval Infantry does for shits n’ giggles. Ponder the fact that these bubbas ENJOY this… Vladivostok (Primorsky Krai. Far Eastern Federal District) RF

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Black Sea Fleet bugler. Sevastopol (Special City of Sevastopol) THE UKRAINE

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The Black Sea Fleet frogmen on parade. Sevastopol (Special City of Sevastopol) THE UKRAINE

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There’s a whole lotta clean innocent fun on “Neptune Day”, too! parts unknown (no details given)

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Navy vets whoop it up. Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan. Volga Federal District) RF

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The Naval Infantry show off their martial arts skills… wanna rumble? Kazan (Republic of Tatarstan. Volga Federal District) RF

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