Le Monde today

Apr 21, 2020

A Tunis, en Tunisie, le 22 mars. Le pays est confiné et sous couvre-feu. FETHI BELAID : AFP

Dans le centre de Birmingham, en Angleterre, le 21 mars. JUSTIN TALLIS : AFP

Dans le centre-ville d’Athènes, en Grèce, le 23 mars. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI : AFP

Dans le centre-ville de Los Angeles aux Etats-Unis, le 22 mars. APU GOMES : AFP

Dans le marché du quartier de Medina à Dakar, Sénégal, le 22 mars. Le marché a été totalement désinfecté afin de lutter contre l’épidémie. JOHN WESSELS : AFP

Dans les rues de Kigali, au Rwanda, le 22 mars. SIMON WOHLFAHRT : AFP

Des policiers dans une rue déserte de Buenos Aires, en Argentine, le 23 mars. NATACHA PISARENKO: AP

L’aéroport désert de Changi, à Singapour, le 23 mars. EDGAR SU : REUTERS

La place de l’Etoile (Sahet Al-Nejme) à Beyrouth, au Liban, le 21 mars. AFP

La rue de Rivoli, à Paris, le 22 mars. BENOIT TESSIER : REUTERS

La rue Nusiceva à Belgrade, en Serbie, le 22 mars, durant le couvre-feu. MARKO DJURICA : REUTERS

Le marché de Chatuchak à Bangkok, en Thaïlande, fermé dans le cadre de mesures de confinement, le 22 mars. CHALINEE THIRASUPA : REUTERS

Les rues vides de Ramallah en Cisjordanie, le 23 mars. ABBAS MOMANI : AFP

Routes désertes durant le couvre-feu à Ahmedabad, en Inde, le 22 mars. AMIT DAV : REUTERS

Un wagon de métro à New York, aux Etats-Unis, le 23 mars. ANGELA WEISS : AFP

Une gare routière déserte à Alger, en Algérie, le 22 mars. RAMZI BOUDINA : REUTERS

Une rue du centre de Santiago, au Chili, le 22 mars. MARTIN BERNETTI : AFP

Wall Street à New York, Etats-Unis, le 21 mars. John Minchillo : AP

From New York to Bangkok, this is what megalopolis look like in this crisis: a visual journey in an empty world. I have inserted the names of the cities and photographer’s credits if you hover over each image. it’s taken from an article in the French newspaper Le Monde dated March 23rd 2020 (Le Monde means the world).

I see ghost cities in these images, but the absence of noise, smells, crowds and pollution leaves me with positive emotions.

Dixit Lenoard Cohen: There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.

Stay safe
x vanessa

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