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Photo cliches: Where for art thou?

ANNA ADAMS
Last updated 15:36 18/11/2013
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Travel is thirsty work! Photo taken in near Luang Prabang, Laos at the Kuang Si Falls in July 2010 by Chelsea Blair.
Where For Art Thou.
Anna Adams
Anna Adams on the Romeo and Juliet balcony.

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In our latest Canon photo competition, we're looking for travel cliches you've snapped around the world. Anna Adams had many to choose from after a trip to Italy.

My first trip to Italy in 2011 was filled with cliched travel photos including holding up the leaning tower and I also tried the short-lived internet sensation of planking on the stepping stones of Pompeii streets, so I had a hard choice in choosing which photo to submit.

In the city of Verona in the north of Italy thousands of young lovers and singles wishing for love flock to a famed house, the alleged home of the Capulets. It was thought that here on this very balcony a young maiden called for her one true love...Romeo, Romeo, where for art thou Romeo?

The courtyard of the home houses a bronze statue of Juliet in which the masses line up waiting to pose with her while touching her breast - said to grant you good luck in love - but we didn't want to part with ten euros to actually enter the house so I thought a much better momento photo of the visit could be taken posing on the balcony.

Have you taken an unashamedly cliched travel photo? Send us the evidence and you could win a camera. To enter the competition hit the big green button.


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