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Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire

[caption id="attachment_192611" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © GavinJA/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Waddesdon Manor is a country house in the village of Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located in the Aylesbury Vale, 6.6 miles (10.6 km) west of Aylesbury. The Grade I listed house was built in the Neo-Renaissance style of a French château between 1874 and 1889 for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild (1839–1898) as a weekend residence for grand entertaining and as a setting for his collection. The last mem...

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Lubbock in Texas

Lubbock in Texas

[caption id="attachment_163613" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Buddy Holly Center © Billy Hathorn/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County. The city is located in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically and geographically as the Llano Estacado and ecologically is part of the southern end of the High Plains. Lubbock has a population of 250,000, making it the 83rd most populous city in the United States of America and the 11th most populous city in...

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Villa Hügel in Essen

Villa Hügel in Essen

[caption id="attachment_23866" align="alignleft" width="590"] © Sir James[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Villa Hügel is a mansion in Bredeney (part of the modern city of Essen) in Germany. It belonged to the Krupp family of industrialists and was built by Alfred Krupp in 1873 as a residence. More recently, the Villa Hügel has housed the offices of the Kulturstiftung Ruhr (Ruhr Cultural Foundation) as well as an art gallery and the historical archive of the Krupp family and company. An annex called the Little House (kle...

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The Old Royal Palace, seat of the Hellenic Parliament

The Old Royal Palace, seat of the Hellenic Parliament

[caption id="attachment_24663" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Old Royal Palace © flickr.com - Gerard McGovern/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Old Royal Palace is the former royal palace in Athens. The palace faces onto the Syntagma Square and now houses the Hellenic Parliament. The palace was designed by Friedrich von Gärtner for King Otto of Greece, Prince of Bavaria and was completed in 1843. As it served originally as a palace for the Greek monarchs, it is sometimes still referred to as the "Old Palace". A...

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Theme Week Castile-La Mancha - Ciudad Real

Theme Week Castile-La Mancha - Ciudad Real

[caption id="attachment_153321" align="aligncenter" width="590"] El Quijote Museum © Javier martin[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Ciudad Real (English: Royal Town), with a population of c. 75,000, is the capital of the province of Ciudad Real. It has a stop on the AVE high-speed rail line and has begun to grow as a long-distance commuter suburb of Madrid, located 115 miles (185 km) to the north. A high capacity airport (Ciudad Real Central Airport) had been built to serve the city, but closed in 2012. The privately funded airport co...

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Lampedusa in the Sicilian province of Agrigento

Lampedusa in the Sicilian province of Agrigento

[caption id="attachment_153567" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © flickr.com - fab./cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Lampedusa is the largest island of the Italian Pelagie Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The comune of Lampedusa e Linosa is part of the Sicilian province of Agrigento which also includes the smaller islands of Linosa and Lampione. It is the southernmost part of Italy. Tunisia, which is about 113 kilometres (70 miles) away, is the closest landfall to the islands. Sicily is farther at 176 kilometres (109 miles...

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Paris in Texas

Paris in Texas

[caption id="attachment_185597" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Culbertson Fountain on town square © Michael Barera/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Paris is a city and county seat of Lamar County in Texas. The population of the city is at 25,000. It is situated in Northeast Texas at the western edge of the Piney Woods, and 98 miles (158 km) northeast of the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex. Physiographically, these regions are part of the West Gulf Coastal Plain. Following a tradition of American cities named "Pari...

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Chelsea in London

Chelsea in London

[caption id="attachment_171541" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Clabon Mews © flickr:com - Cristian Bortes/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Chelsea is an affluent area in West London, bounded to the south by the River Thames. Its frontage runs from Chelsea Bridge along the Chelsea Embankment, Cheyne Walk, Lots Road and Chelsea Harbour. Its eastern boundary was once defined by the River Westbourne, which is now in a pipe above Sloane Square tube station. The modern eastern boundary is Chelsea Bridge Road and the lower half o...

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