September 11th, a sad birthday…
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Time Square, one of the liveliest areas of New York, even in rain and fog …
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In the foreground, the Manhattan Bridge that spans the East River between Brooklyn and the south of the island of Manhattan. In the center background: the Empire State Building and Midtown Manhattan.
Another iconic image of the Big Apple: the yellow cabs in New York.
The famous yellow taxis in New York, photographed on Fifth Avenue. In the background, the Flatiron Building. New York, USA.
A permanent show in Manhattan: a fire truck with shiny chrome and all lights flashing, rushing foot down the wide avenues of this New York Island, in a mixture of wailing sirens sounding on the facades of skyscrapers and blow of horns that unequivocally make you understand that it is better to clear the way …
And that’s how we cannot be surprised, upon returning from a stay in this big apple to take back in our luggages a small scale version of one of these beautiful red trucks, for the happiness of one or two little boys who dreamed of being firemen
A fire truck in New York
Two extremes on urban transport and pollution. The good example first : cycling and public transport, which are certainly the cleaner means of conveyance, whatever the city where you are.
Bicycle and New York bus photographed on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan (New York, USA)
And now the bad example: a beautiful limousine car, a dream for many … as long as that dream does not turn into a nightmare if you think the stream of CO ² that such equipment may discharge into the atmosphere just to move a or two people and their driver. In fact, this limousine is a symbol of bygone era, that of excessive and reckless over-consumption …
Limousine in New York
It’s raining cats and dogs in Manhattan (New York, USA).