There are some grim and rough places around London. Of course East London but also close to the centre, Elephant & Castle where the infamous Haygate Estate is located, is a candidate and this is where the photo was taken. Only the toughest London photographers go there…
You might wanna check out as well: Colliers Wood Tower – London where it really hurts
Softly the trees begin to sing their farewell song on a nice foggy London night.
This is London’s Tooting Common. A great Park / Common. The main difference seems to be Parks close at night while Commons don’t have fences or gates and are accessible 24/7.
Tooting Bec Common includes a number of formal avenues of trees — the first such avenue to be recorded was a line of oaks to commemorate a visit by Elizabeth I in 1600.
This is the border between US and Mexico. One can’t really call it a poverty line anymore – maybe that was the case 30 years ago. But it’s the most frequently crossed international border in the world, with about 250 million people crossing every year. It is guarded by more than twenty thousand border patrol agents.
The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate standard of living in a given country. The common international poverty line is currently at $1.25 a day.
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