Toys are less likely to be a subject to talk about in a travel site, but to me, traveling is not only about seeing landscapes and architecture…
I’m always carrying the camera with me wherever I go and as a documentary type of photographer, I’m curious and like to observe things that others may not even notice… I try to take photos that tell stories, so I can impress my friends and family with what I’ve seen during my absence from home 🙂
Here for example is a little boy crying because something went wrong with his small toy car – he looked so sad and I couldn’t resist 🙂 He was a Guatemalan kid in Panajachel, on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala – oh, yeah… that’s a great place to visit!
The kid made me immediately think about the saying: “The difference between a man and a boy is the cost of their toys” Ha, ha… 🙂
… but as I said, toy-cars are not only for kids… Look at this pedal boat on Lake Constance, in Friedrichshafen, Germany
They were really having fun with it 🙂
Now, talking about Germans, they seriously like toys… It’s almost impossible to enter a house that doesn’t have at least one teddy-bear displayed someplace 🙂
Here we were in a guesthouse in Kressbronn, a small town near Friedrichshafen, and they were having hundreds of bears in all the rooms, hallways even in the kitchen… it was like a bear house:)
But things are not always happy with toys… they get old and undesirable too.
This poor Eeyore – a stuffed donkey, was simply discarded on a street in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada – Oh, he broke my heart 🙁
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Tuesday photo challenge: Toys