Broken Around The World

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The waves breaking in Acapulco.

It is hard to admit when things are broken, especially if that thing is ourselves, but there are broken things all over the world.

Here is a series of broken, or a variation of broken things around the world I’ve visited. 

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Breakaway roping at the rodeo. The Dalles, OR
rome italy coliseo
A broken building. You know the one.
A newspaper in India.
A broken newspaper in India.
That would be me, blindfolded, sprayed with silly string, underneath a bee piñata. 2008
That would be me, blindfolded, sprayed with silly string, attempting to break a bee piñata.
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A shoe cobbler repairing broken shoes. Mexico City
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Apollo Command Module 007, 1966. It was built for training and Earth-orbit mission. It is identical to the capsule in which astronauts Grissom, White and Chaffee died in 1967. Museum of Flight
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Trying to start our broken rickshaw. India.
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Indian man breaking a young coconut for me to drink out of!
Did you have a favorite?

10 thoughts on “Broken Around The World

  1. All great “broken” images. My favourite is the breaking waves.

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  2. All great “broken” images. My favourite is the breaking waves.

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  3. Yes, the rickshaw. I believe that, with just a few minor modifications, it too could circle around the Earth’s orbit 😉 Lovely theme for a posting, thanks for sharing.

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  4. Yes, the rickshaw. I believe that, with just a few minor modifications, it too could circle around the Earth’s orbit 😉 Lovely theme for a posting, thanks for sharing.

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  5. Now there is a coincidence to see the Colosseum! I wonder if that is pre or post toothbrush wash. ?

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    1. I know! I thought the same thing. My picture was taken in 2009. 🙂

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  6. Now there is a coincidence to see the Colosseum! I wonder if that is pre or post toothbrush wash. ?

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    1. I know! I thought the same thing. My picture was taken in 2009. 🙂

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  7. Nice idea for a post! I particularly like the cobbler—wonderful photo too, very creative composition 🙂

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