Posts Tagged ‘ Life ’

Olympic Torch Relay nearly complete

The Olympic flame is passed between two torches in Arnprior, Ontario on day 45 of the Olympic Torch Relay, December 13, 2009. (©VANOC/COVAN)

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Embrace Life – always wear your seat belt

Art Work

Shiburu Shash removes weeds from young plants at the palm oil plantation owned by Karuturi Global Ltd., near the town of Bako, in Ethiopia,Africa

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Dakar Rally 2010

The 31st running of the Dakar Rally is being held in South America for the second year, instead of the traditional African route, due to ongoing security concerns. This year’s race began and will end in Buenos Aires, covering a looping 9,000 kilometers between Argentina and Chile over 14 stages. 362 Teams began the race with 176 motorcycles and quad bikes, 134 cars, and 52 trucks. The race is just over halfway completed now, the winners expected to cross the finish line on January 16th. Collected here are several photographs from the first 8 stages of this year’s rally. (37 photos total)

Spain’s Gerard Farres Guell kicks up sand with his Aprilia during the 4th stage of the Dakar 2010 between Fiambala, Argentina, and Copiapo, Chile on January 5, 2010. Spain’s Marc Coma won the stage, France’s David Casteu took the second place and France’s Cyril Despres the third. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images) Continue reading