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The port city of Marsala

The port city of Marsala

[caption id="attachment_151842" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Salt evaporation ponds Ettore Infersa at Stagnone Marsala © flickr.com - Alun Salt[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Marsala is a seaport city located in the Province of Trapani on the island of Sicily in Italy. The low coast on which it is situated is the westernmost point of the island. It is best known as the source of Marsala wine. The town is situated on the Mediterranean coast. The Arabs gave it its present name "Marsala," which perhaps is derived from the Arab "Mar...

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Union for the Mediterranean: Bon voyage!

Union for the Mediterranean: Bon voyage!

[caption id="attachment_170716" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Union for the Mediterranean © AndrewRT/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is an intergovernmental organization of 43 countries from Europe and the Mediterranean Basin: the 28 member states of the European Union and 15 Mediterranean partner countries from North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Europe. It was created in July 2008 at the Paris Summit for the Mediterranean, with a view to reinforcing the Euro-Mediterranea...

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Reims, in the heart of Champagne

Reims, in the heart of Champagne

[caption id="attachment_160598" align="aligncenter" width="590"] City Hall © Fryderyk[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Reims, a city in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France, lies 129 km (80 mi) east-northeast of Paris. Founded by the Gauls, it became a major city during the period of the Roman Empire. Reims played a prominent ceremonial role in French monarchical history as the traditional site of the crowning of the kings of France. The Cathedral of Reims (damaged by the Germans during the First World War but restored since...

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Theme Week Veneto - Schio

Theme Week Veneto - Schio

[caption id="attachment_153103" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Piazza Alessandro Rossi © Puscas Vadim/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Schio is a town and comune in the province of Vicenza situated North of Vicenza and East of the Lake of Garda. It is surrounded by the Little Dolomites (Italian Prealps) and Mount Pasubio. By the 12th century Schio had become an important centre of prosperous wool manufacturing. The city was ruled by the Venetian Maltraversi family until 1311. Schio is now an industrial town than...

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The Empire State Building in Manhattan

The Empire State Building in Manhattan

[caption id="attachment_151691" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Entrance hall © Norbert Nagel/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, on Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (380 m), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 feet (443 m) high. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for nearly 4...

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Cape Coral on the Gulf of Mexico

Cape Coral on the Gulf of Mexico

[caption id="attachment_162464" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Yacht Club Beach © capecoral.net[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cape Coral is a city located in Lee County in Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Founded in 1957 and developed as a master-planned, pre-platted community, the city grew to a population of 180,000 by the year 2015. Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami. It is a principal city in the Cape Coral – Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is known as a "Waterfront Wonderland",...

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Wolverhampton in the West Midlands

Wolverhampton in the West Midlands

[caption id="attachment_160717" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Art Gallery © G-Man[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands. In 2004, the local government district had an estimated population of 239,100. Wolverhampton is part of the West Midlands Urban Area which had a population of 2.3 million in the 2001 census which makes it part of the second largest urban area in the United Kingdom. For Eurostat purposes Walsall and Wolverhampton is a NUTS 3 region (code UKG35) and i...

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Hall in Tyrol

Hall in Tyrol

[caption id="attachment_154216" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Upper City Square © Anna reg[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hall in Tirol is a town in the Innsbruck-Land district of Tyrol, Austria. Located at an altitude of 574 m, about 5 km (3 mi) east of the state's capital Innsbruck in the Inn valley, it has a population of about 12,700. Hall in the County of Tyrol was first mentioned as a salina (saltern) near Thaur castle in a 1232 deed. The current name dates back to 1256, similar to Halle, Schwäbisch Hall or Hallsta...

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