On July 16, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were strapped into their Apollo spacecraft on top of the vast Saturn V rocket and were propelled into orbit in just over 11 minutes. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the lunar surface. We have for our readers a magnificent collection of photos from humankind’s single greatest technological achievement…PHOTO ESSAY
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Date posted: July 18, 2019.
For 4 evenings, the Aga Khan Museum ran a repeating 15 minute video segment highlighting some of its programs and events on its main entrance wall. Approximately 4,000 people visited the museum during the light show held from December 27-30, 2018 between dusk and 9 PM…. MORE
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Date posted: January 1, 2019.
The National Geographic Magazine, the BBC and Simerg have something in common! We are all currently featuring Yellowstone National Park. Simerg presents a random selection of absorbing images taken by Nurin Merchant that illustrate the diverse character of the park, a 3,500 square mile reserve that sits atop a volcanic hot spot!
PLEASE CLICK: A Phenomenal One-of-a-Kind Experience in Yellowstone, the World’s Very First National Park, Through the Lens of Nurin Merchant
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Date posted: June 2, 2016.
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Please click: In Vancouver’s World Partnership Walk, Participants Take Millions of Steps to Fight Global Poverty and Give Hope to Countless
Children lead the way at the World Partnership Walk held in Vancouver on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Photo: Malik Merchant. Simerg. Please click on image for more photos
Date posted: May 30, 2016.
Date posted: May 14, 2016.
GEMS IN YOUR ALBUMS OR ARCHIVES – A NOTE TO OUR READERS
Do your family albums or archives contain historic photos, documents, letters or other pieces of information that offer insights on recent and past Ismaili history? Many readers have found gems looking through old photo albums and their unique contributions can be viewed at our photoblog, http://www.simergphotos.com. We encourage you to do the same, and share your discoveries with readers of this website. Please write in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the hidden gem you found or had forgotten about, and we will reply within 24 hours.
PLEASE CLICK: A Former Standard 3 Ismaili Student of Aga Khan Primary School, Nairobi, Shares Memorable Photos of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 1966 Visit to School
Please click on photo for story. Photo: Juby Sprake Collection, Vancouver, Canada. Special to Simergphotos.
Date posted: April 16, 2016.
Please click: Exclusive: Photos of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan’s Visit to Dar-es-Salaam by the Late Abdul M. Ismaily (“Papa Jaan”)
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan being greeted by President Shamshu Tejapr of the Ismailia Association for Tanzania during a visit to Dar-es-Salaam in the 1960’s. Please click on image for more photos of the Prince’s visit.
Date posted: March 16, 2016.
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PLEASE CLICK: Dushanbe’s Ismaili Centre Through the Lens of Muslim Harji
Happy young faces at the Dushanbe Ismaili Centre. Please click on image for Muslim Harji’s Photo Essay.
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Date posted: September 27, 2015.