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Israeli settlements

Israeli settlements

[caption id="attachment_151989" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Jerusalem barrier 2007 © The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Israeli settlements are Jewish Israeli civilian communities built on lands occupied by Israel since the 1967 Six-Day War. Such settlements currently exist in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and in the Golan Heights. Settlements previously existed in the Sinai Peninsula and Gaza Strip until Israel evacuated the Sinai settlements following ...

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Theme Week Tunisia - Tozeur

Theme Week Tunisia - Tozeur

[caption id="attachment_168288" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Star Wars film location © Rais67[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Tozeur is an oasis and a city in south west Tunisia. The city is located North West of Chott el-Djerid, in between this Chott and the smaller Chott el-Gharsa. It is the capital of the Tozeur Governorate. It was the site of Ancient city and former bishopric Tusuros, which remains a Latin Catholic titular see. During the Romans and Byzantine empires and in the Vandal kingdom, Tozeur was the site of Tusuros, ...

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Monticello in Virginia

Monticello in Virginia

[caption id="attachment_25744" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Monticello © Sudhindra/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Monticello was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, who, after inheriting quite a large amount of land from his father, started building Monticello when he was twenty-six years old. Located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont region, the plantation was originally 5,000 acres (2,000 ha), with extensive cultivation of tobacco and mixed cr...

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The schooner Western Union

The schooner Western Union

[caption id="attachment_151756" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © schoonerwesternunion.org[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]A restored schooner that served the Western Union Telegraph Company and now carries visitors on leisure trips from Key West has been fully refurbished after a three-year, $1.25 million effort. Residents celebrated the restoratino Saturday. Refurbishment of the 72-year-old, 130-foot Western Union was spearheaded by a local organization formed to preserve the vessel and keep it home-ported in Key West, ...

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The Müritz in Mecklenburg Lake District

The Müritz in Mecklenburg Lake District

[caption id="attachment_151326" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Boathouses on Binnensee © Beyer/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Müritz is a lake in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, northern Germany. Its area is 117 km², which makes it the second largest lake in Germany (after Lake Constance) and the largest lake entirely within Germany. Its maximum depth is 31 metres. It is fed and drained by the river Elde. Part of the Müritz and adjacent forests and wetlands are protected by the Müritz National Park. Th...

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The island of Hiddensee

The island of Hiddensee

[caption id="attachment_153859" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Dornbusch Lighthouse © Manfred Betschinger/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hiddensee is a car-free island in the Baltic Sea, located west of Germany's largest island, Rügen, on the German coast. The island has about 1,300 inhabitants. It was a popular holiday destination for East German tourists during German Democratic Republic (GDR) times and continues to attract tourists today with its natural beauty. It is the location of the University of Grei...

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Gstaad, resort of the jet set

Gstaad, resort of the jet set

[caption id="attachment_154158" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Gstaad © Roland Zumbühl[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Berne in southwestern Switzerland. Part of the municipality of Saanen, Gstaad is known as one of the most exclusive ski resorts in the world, and has been the location of Institut Le Rosey's winter campus since 1916. It has a population of 2,500 and is located 1,050 metres (3,440 ft) above sea level. Gstaad offers a various number of anual...

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La Défense near Paris

La Défense near Paris

[caption id="attachment_7006" align="aligncenter" width="590"] La Défence and the Grande Arche from the top of the Arc de Triomphe © Hofi0006/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]La Défense is a major business district of the Paris aire urbaine. With a population of 20,000, it is centered in an orbital motorway straddling the Hauts-de-Seine département municipalities of Nanterre, Courbevoie, and Puteaux. The district is at the westernmost extremity of Paris's 10 km long Historical Axis, which starts at the Louvre in Centra...

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