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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Round and Round

“Round the world, the world falls, the earth falls, all down on the ground” This is perhaps the oldest game in the world, accompanied by a nursery rhyme that changes according to the countries. They make explicit an educational function, of memory, of history, of life. Through the rhymes they manage to speak not only of fairy worlds, but also of hard lessons. It is not by chance that when one falls on the ground, one gets hurt. But then you get back on your feet and the carousel continues

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Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Bologna, Italy
Camera: HERO4 Black
Copyright: © Stefano Zocca