This photo of a girl enjoying Bonfire Night on the 5th of November comes to us from Denise in the UK. Also known as Guy Fawkes Night, it is a festival that began after Guy Fawkes attempted, yet failed, to assinate King James I by blowing up the Parliament buildings. The occasion is marked by bonfires, sparklers and fireworks.

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Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.