Travel Theme: Meeting Places

Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week is Meeting Places.

Men meet and hangout outside the marketplace in Bamako, Mali. DSCN1058

In beautiful Siena, the Piazza Del Campo is a definite meeting place, where both locals and tourists converge to sit and talk, eat, or just admire the beauty of the place._DSC0643

Young people in Venice, Italy, get together by the water for a beer and some idle talk._DSC0509

In Brazil: A View From Above

I’m in Brazil visiting family and enjoying the 2014 World Cup. Here’s a taste of my hometown, Fortaleza, one of the host cities for the World Cup matches. This is the view from our condo.

And here’s a video prepared by FIFA about Fortaleza. Similar videos were prepared for all 12 hosting cities.