Ural River in Atyrau © Ds02006

Thursday, July 5th, 2018 - 07:01 pm (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie:

Ural River in Atyrau © Ds02006

Ural River in Atyrau © Ds02006

Recommended posts:

    None Found

Îles de Lérins off the French Riviera

Îles de Lérins off the French Riviera

[caption id="attachment_153825" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Monastry of Saint-Honorat © Hermes from mars/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Lérins Islands are a group of four Mediterranean islands off the French Riviera, near Cannes. The two largest islands in this group are the Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Île Saint-Honorat. The smaller Îlot Saint-Ferréol and Îlot de la Tradelière are uninhabited. Administratively, the islands belong to the commune of Cannes. The islands are first known to have been inhabi...

Bristol - City, coast and country life

Bristol - City, coast and country life

[caption id="attachment_153726" align="aligncenter" width="590"] River Avon from balloon © Adrian Pingstone[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Bristol is a city, unitary authority area and ceremonial county in South West England, with an estimated population of 433,100 for the unitary authority in 2009, and a surrounding Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) with an estimated 1,006,600 residents, it is England's sixth, and the United Kingdom's eighth most populous city, one of the group of English Core Cities and the most populous city in South West ...

The German Colony in Palestine

The German Colony in Palestine

[caption id="attachment_26976" align="aligncenter" width="590"] German Colony Jerusalem - Templer Communal House © Shayzu/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Templers, a religious Protestant sect formed in southern Germany in the 19th century, settled in Palestine at the urging of their leader, Christoff Hoffman, in the belief that living in the Holy Land would hasten the second coming of Christ. The Templers built a colony in keeping with strict urban planning principles and introduced local industries that brought mode...

Theme Week Dresden - The Semperoper

Theme Week Dresden - The Semperoper

[caption id="attachment_25448" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Sebastian Terfloth/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Semperoper is the opera house of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden (Saxon State Opera) and the concert hall of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden (Saxon State Orchestra). It is also home to the Semperoper ballet. The building is located on the Theatre Square in central Dresden on the bank of the Elbe River in the historic centre of Dresden. The opera house was originally built by the architect Gottfri...

Theme Week United Arab Emirates

Theme Week United Arab Emirates

[caption id="attachment_168438" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Ras al-Khaimah - Al Hamra Fort Hotel & Beach Resort © Pedantin9/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a federal absolute monarchy in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Arabian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, ...

Chester in North West England

Chester in North West England

[caption id="attachment_153077" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Northgate Street © geograph.org.uk - John Firth/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Chester, is a city in Cheshire, England. Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales, it is home to 119,000 inhabitants, and is the largest and most populous settlement of the wider unitary authority area of Cheshire West and Chester, which had a population of 328,100. Chester was granted city status in 1541. A considerable amount of land in Chester is owned b...

Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲