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Singapore River, where it all began

Singapore River, where it all began

[caption id="attachment_158492" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Singapore River, where it all began © flickr.com - William Cho./cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Singapore River is a river in Singapore that flows from the Central Area, which lies in the Central Region in the southern part of Singapore before emptying into the ocean. The immediate upper watershed of the Singapore River is known as the Singapore River Planning Area, although the northernmost part of the watershed becomes River Valley. As the Central Are...

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The Albanian Riviera

The Albanian Riviera

[caption id="attachment_160969" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Beach at the village of Dhërmi © Dori/cc-by-2.5[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Albanian Riviera is a coastal area in the County of Vlorë running along the Ionian Sea under the Ceraunian Mountains in Southern Albania. It should not be confused with the Albanian coastline as a whole which includes both the Riviera and the mostly flat coastline of central and north Albania. Traditionally, the region begins south of Llogara National Park, continues down along the coast t...

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World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City

World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York City

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Judenburg - The Styrian market place for over 900 years

Judenburg - The Styrian market place for over 900 years

[caption id="attachment_151263" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Seen from Reifling © David Bauer[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Judenburg is a historic town in the state of Styria in Austria, the capital of the Murtal district. It is located on the western end of the Aichfeld basin at the banks of the Mur river. The municipality also comprises the Katastralgemeinden of Tiefenbach and Waltersdorf. The town was first mentioned in 1074 near Eppenstein Castle, the ancestral seat of the Eppensteiner noble family, who ruled as Styrian ma...

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European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture

European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture

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The Gross National Happiness

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Ulm on the Danube

Ulm on the Danube

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Kuusamo in Finland

Kuusamo in Finland

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