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Estoril, retreat of the elite of Lisbon

Estoril, retreat of the elite of Lisbon

[caption id="attachment_151320" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hotel Palacio © Carcharoth[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Estoril is a seaside resort and civil parish of the Portuguese municipality of Cascais, Lisboa District. The Estoril coast is close to Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. It starts in Carcavelos, 15 kilometres from Lisbon, and stretches as far as Guincho, often known as Costa de Estoril-Sintra or Lisbon Coast (Costa de Lisboa). Historically Estoril was composed of several boroughs along the coastline, namely - from...

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Theme Week Lebanon - The seaside town of Jounieh

Theme Week Lebanon - The seaside town of Jounieh

[caption id="attachment_150810" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Casino du Liban © Yoniw[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Jounieh is a coastal city about 16 km (10 mi) north of Beirut, Lebanon and is part of Greater Beirut. Jounieh is known for its seaside resorts and bustling nightlife, as well as its old stone souk, ferry port, and gondola lift (le téléphérique), which takes passengers up the mountain to the shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa. Above Jounieh, and on the way to Harissa, a small hill named Bkerké, overlooking...

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The St George Wharf Tower in London

The St George Wharf Tower in London

[caption id="attachment_153883" align="aligncenter" width="590"] July 2013 © Will Fox/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]St George Wharf Tower, also known as the Vauxhall Tower or The Tower, is a residential skyscraper in Vauxhall, in London Borough of Lambeth on River Thames, part of the St George Wharf development. At 181 metres (594 ft) tall with 50 storeys, it is the tallest solely residential building in the UK. The Tower's form has been designed to be elegant and un-gimmicky. The unique floor plan concept is b...

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Dunvegan Castle, seat of the chief of the Clan MacLeod

Dunvegan Castle, seat of the chief of the Clan MacLeod

[caption id="attachment_23575" align="alignleft" width="590"] Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, home to the MacLeod family for over 800 years© Dunvegancastle/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dunvegan Castle is a castle a mile and a half to the north of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, situated off the West coast of Scotland. It is the seat of the MacLeod of MacLeod, chief of the Clan MacLeod. Dunvegan Castle is the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland. A curtain wall was built round the hill in the 13th centur...

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Copenhagen, much more than just the Little Mermaid

Copenhagen, much more than just the Little Mermaid

[caption id="attachment_146354" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Danish Parliament - Christiansborg Palace © tour-report.com[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Copenhagen (in Danish København) is the most visited northern European city, located on the largest Danish island of Zealand (Sjælland), home to Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid and Tivoli Gardens. Copenhagen is not only the capital of Denmark, but also the most diverse city in Scandinavia. A quarter of all Danes live in the greater Copenhagen area. With the huge bri...

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Felixstowe, the largest container port in the UK

Felixstowe, the largest container port in the UK

[caption id="attachment_160975" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Felixstowe Old Train Station, today housing several stores and the local community radio station © Deben Dave/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Felixstowe is a seaside town on the North Sea coast of Suffolk. The town gives its name to the nearby Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the United Kingdom. The town is situated across the estuary of the River Orwell and the River Stour from Harwich in Essex. It continued as a linchpin ...

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Bayside Marketplace in Miami

Bayside Marketplace in Miami

[caption id="attachment_185199" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Kolossos/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Bayside Marketplace is a marketplace in Downtown Miami. It is located between the Bayfront Park to the south end, and the American Airlines Arena to the North. As its name suggests, it wraps along the banks of the bay wall. The entertainment complex opened during a major real estate boom in Miami in 1987. Instead of being planned to revitalize a specific area as its brother properties had, Bayside complemen...

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Leipziger Platz in Berlin

Leipziger Platz in Berlin

[caption id="attachment_171582" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Leipziger Platz © Chiara Mazzocchi/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Leipziger Platz is an octagonal square in Berlin-Mitte. It is located along Leipziger Straße just east of and adjacent to the Potsdamer Platz. Leipziger Platz was reduced to ruins during the Second World War and was once part of the no man's land surrounding the Berlin Wall, but has since been reconstructed in its original configuration, albeit with modern architecture. Prior to the...

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