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Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden

Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden

[caption id="attachment_192706" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © panoramio.com - Baden de/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa is a five star hotel belonging to the Oetker Hotel Management Company Brenners Park-Hotel GmbH on the Lichtentaler Allee in Baden-Baden. Run by the Oetker Collection brand, the hotel is one of the Leading Hotels of the World. In 1834, the history of the hotel began under the name Stephanienbad. The name was a homage to Princess Stephanie of Baden, adoptive daughter of ...

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Cape Elizabeth in Maine

Cape Elizabeth in Maine

[caption id="attachment_206014" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Portland Head Lighthouse © Rapidfire/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, with a population of around 9,000. The nearest city is Portland. Cape Elizabeth shares a border with South Portland to the north and Scarborough to the west. The town includes two islands. Ram Island is a small and unoccupied island directly adjacent to Ram Island Ledge, home of the recently privatized Ram Island ...

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The Coral Triangle in the Pacific Ocean

The Coral Triangle in the Pacific Ocean

[caption id="attachment_26117" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Christmas tree worms © Nick Hobgood/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Coral Triangle is a geographical term so named as it refers to a roughly triangular area of the tropical marine waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste that contain at least 500 species of reef-building corals in each ecoregion. This region encompasses portions of two biogeographic regions: the Indonesian-Philippines Region, and the F...

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Astana, Berlin in Eurasian style

Astana, Berlin in Eurasian style

[caption id="attachment_152781" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Ak Orda Presidential Palace © Amanante[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Astana (translated: Capital), is the capital and second largest city (after Almaty) of Kazakhstan, with an officially estimated population of 708,794. It is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan, within Akmola Province, though administrated separately from the province as a federal city area. Politics and government are the main economic activities in the capital, which also forms a Spec...

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Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek

[caption id="attachment_165090" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Imre Solt/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek located in Dubai. It ends at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Some sources say that the creek extended as far inland as Al Ain, and that the Ancient Greeks called it River Zara. Historically, the creek divided the city into two main sections – Deira and Bur Dubai. It was along the Bur Dubai creek area that members of the Bani Yas tribe first settled in the 19th century, establishi...

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Theme Week Istanbul - The gateway between Europe and Asia

Theme Week Istanbul - The gateway between Europe and Asia

[caption id="attachment_152435" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Aerial view over historical Sultanahmet and Galata district © www.Istanbulpark.de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Istanbul, historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople, is the largest city of Turkey. Istanbul metropolitan province (municipality) had 14.4 million people living in it, which is 18% of Turkey's population and the 2nd largest metropolitan area in Europe (including the Asian side of the city) after London and Moscow. The city in its administrative limi...

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Saint-Omer in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region

Saint-Omer in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region

[caption id="attachment_160649" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Angel Aroca Escámez/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Saint-Omer is a commune in France. It is a commune and sub-prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais department 68 km (42 mi) west-northwest of Lille on the railway to Calais. The town is named after Saint Audomar, who brought Christianity to the area. The canalised portion of the river Aa begins at Saint-Omer, reaching the North Sea at Gravelines in northern France. Below its walls, the Aa connects with the Neuf...

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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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