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Theme Week Balearic Islands - Majorca

Theme Week Balearic Islands - Majorca

[caption id="attachment_152426" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Building of the Consell Insular - Palma de Mallorca © Olaf Tausch[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Majorca is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea, one of the Balearic Islands. It is the largest by area and second most populated island of Spain (after Tenerife in the Canary Islands). The capital of the island, Palma, is also the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. The Cabrera Archipelago is administratively grouped with Majorca (in the muni...

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The Treptowers in Berlin

The Treptowers in Berlin

[caption id="attachment_153364" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Treptowers and Elsen Bridge © Axel Mauruszat/cc-by-2.0-de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Treptowers is a complex of buildings with a distinctive high-rise in the Alt-Treptow district of Berlin. Completed in 1998, the complex is located on the Spree River. The Treptowers complex consists of four buildings and is the result of an architectural competition held in 1993 and won by the architect Gerhard Spangenberg. The final construction cost totaled 500 million euros....

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German Opera Berlin

German Opera Berlin

[caption id="attachment_184750" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Andreas Praefcke/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an opera company located in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin. The resident building is the country's second largest opera house and also home to the Berlin State Ballet. Since 2004 the Deutsche Oper Berlin, like the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Berlin State Opera), the Komische Oper Berlin, the Berlin State Ballet, and the Bühnenservice Berlin (Stage and Costume Design), has b...

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Theme Week Algarve - Faro

Theme Week Algarve - Faro

[caption id="attachment_152697" align="aligncenter" width="525"] City Hall © Osvaldo Gago - fotografar.net - cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Faro is the southernmost city in Continental Portugal. It is located in the Faro Municipality in southern Portugal. The city proper has 41,934 inhabitants and the entire municipality has 58,305. It is the seat of the Faro District and capital of the Algarve region. The Algarve and Faro district cover the same territory. The city has a public university (the University of the...

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Theme Week Tuscany - Viareggio

Theme Week Tuscany - Viareggio

[caption id="attachment_153281" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Burlamacca canal © Sailko[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Viareggio is a city and comune located in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. With a population of over 64,000 it is the main centre of the northern Tuscan Riviera known as Versilia, and the second largest city within the Province of Lucca. It is known as a seaside resort as well as being the home of the famous carnival of Viareggio (dating back to 1873), and its papier-mâch...

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Design Museum London

Design Museum London

[caption id="attachment_165030" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © designmuseum.org[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Design Museum is a museum founded in 1989, originally located by the River Thames near Tower Bridge in London, and later relocated to Kensington. The museum covers product, industrial, graphic, fashion and architectural design. The museum operates as a registered charity, and all funds generated by ticket sales aid the museum in curating new exhibitions. Entrance is expected to be free to the museum’s permanent co...

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America's Cup

America's Cup

[caption id="attachment_153693" align="aligncenter" width="590"] German Sailing Grand Prix 2006 - Team Shosholoza, United Internet Team Germany, BMW Oracle Racing © VollwertBIT[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The America’s Cup is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two yachts. One yacht, known as the defender, represents the yacht club who is the current holder of the America's Cup and the second yacht, known as the challenger, represents the yacht club which is challenging for the cup. The Ameri...

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Theme Week Argentina - San Carlos de Bariloche

Theme Week Argentina - San Carlos de Bariloche

[caption id="attachment_163461" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Civic Centre and port on Lake Nahuel Huapi © Dario Alpern/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]San Carlos de Bariloche, usually known as Bariloche, is a city in the province of Río Negro, situated in the foothills of the Andes on the southern shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake. It is located within the Nahuel Huapi National Park. After development of extensive public works and Alpine-styled architecture, the city emerged in the 1930s and 1940s as a major tourism centr...

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