Shanghai Prepares for 2010 World Expo – The Big Picture

UK Pavilion

Construction workers and organizers in Shanghai, China are busily completing tasks ahead of the planned opening of the 2010 World Expo on May 1st – planned to be the largest World Expo in history. The theme of the Expo is “Better City, Better Life”, and is scheduled to run until October 31, 2010. Up to 800,000 visitors are expected each day – a total of 70 million visitors in all visiting exhibitions from nearly 200 participants around the world. The Big Picture is on the scene. Shanghai Prepares for Expo 2010 – The Big Picture





December 3, 2016

Artist Completes Gigantic Pen & Ink Drawing After 3.5 Years

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Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

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