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Basel, on the tri-border area of Switzerland, Germany and France

Basel, on the tri-border area of Switzerland, Germany and France

[caption id="attachment_160651" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Rhine river © Norbert Aepli[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Basel or Basle is Switzerland's third most populous city with about 166,000 inhabitants. Located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet, Basel also has suburbs in France and Germany. With 830,000 inhabitants in the tri-national urban agglomeration as of 2004, Basel is Switzerland's second-largest urban area. Located in northwest Switzerland on the river Rhine, Basel functions as a major ind...

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Jewish Museum in Berlin

Jewish Museum in Berlin

[caption id="attachment_26017" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Kollegienhaus, the baroque part of the Jewish Museum © flickr.com - Jess & Peter/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Jewish Museum Berlin (Jüdisches Museum Berlin) is one of the largest Jewish Museums in Europe. In two buildings, one of which is a new addition specifically built for the museum by architect Daniel Libeskind, two millennia of German Jewish history are on display in the permanent exhibition as well as in various changing exhibitions. German-Jewis...

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Mykonos in the South Aegean

Mykonos in the South Aegean

[caption id="attachment_152411" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Elias Beach © Squirmy2000[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Mykonos is a Greek island, part of the Cyclades, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The island spans an area of 85.5 km2 (33 sq mi) and rises to an elevation of 341 m (1,119 ft) at its highest point. There are 9,320 inhabitants. most of whom live in the largest town, Mykonos, which lies on the west coast. The town is also known as Chora. Tourism is a major industry. Archaeological finds indicate that th...

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Beverley in East Yorkshire

Beverley in East Yorkshire

[caption id="attachment_151134" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Market Day © geograph.org.uk - Paul Allison/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Beverley is a market town, civil parish and the county town of the East Riding of Yorkshire in England. The town is noted for Beverley Minster, Beverley Westwood, North Bar (a 15th-century gate), Beverley Racecourse and the oldest grammar school in the country, Beverley Grammar School. The town was originally known as Inderawuda and was founded around 700 AD by Saint John of...

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Musée Picasso in Paris

Musée Picasso in Paris

[caption id="attachment_27503" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Musée Picasso Paris in Hôtel Salé © Pol[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Musée Picasso is an art gallery located in the Hôtel Salé in rue de Thorigny, in the Marais district of Paris dedicated to the work of the artist Pablo Picasso (1881–1973). The hôtel particulier that houses the collection was built between 1656 and 1659 for Pierre Aubert, seigneur de Fontenay, a tax farmer who became rich collecting the gabelle or salt tax (the name of the building means...

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The island of Funen

The island of Funen

[caption id="attachment_152855" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Odense - City Hall © Kåre Thor Olsen[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Funen with a size of 2,984 km² (1152 sq. miles), is the third-largest island of Denmark following Zealand and Vendsyssel-Thy, and the 163rd largest island of the world. Funen is located in the central part of the country and has a population of 454,358 inhabitants. The main city is Odense, connected to the sea by canal, though this canal is now seldom used. The city's shipyard Odense Steel Shipyard h...

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The International House Sonnenberg near St Andreasberg/Oberharz

The International House Sonnenberg near St Andreasberg/Oberharz

[caption id="attachment_161225" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © sonnenberg-international.de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Sonnenberg-Kreis e.V. is an independent provider of international, non-school based education in Europe, its work is solely and exclusively not for profit. The International House Sonnenberg near St Andreasberg/Oberharz is its conference centre. Conferences take place there throughout the year, primarily on subjects in the area of political education. The conferences often have an international di...

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The Benedictine abbey Stift Melk in Lower Austria

The Benedictine abbey Stift Melk in Lower Austria

[caption id="attachment_6921" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Park © Veleius[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Melk Abbey is an Austrian Benedictine abbey, and one of the world's most famous monastic sites. It is located above the town of Melk on a rocky outcrop overlooking the river Danube in Lower Austria, adjoining the Wachau valley. The abbey was founded in 1089 when Leopold II, Margrave of Austria gave one of his castles to Benedictine monks from Lambach Abbey. A monastic school, the Stiftsgymnasium Melk, was founded in t...

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