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Mammoth Lakes in California

Mammoth Lakes in California

[caption id="attachment_184735" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Mammoth statue © panoramio.com - Annette Teng/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County in California (Sierra Nevada), the county's only incorporated community. It is located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Mount Morrison, at an elevation of 7,880 feet (2,400 m). The population is at about 8,000. Mammoth Lakes lies on the edge of the Long Valley Caldera. The area around the town is geologically active, with hot springs and rhyolite do...

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Theme Week Laos

Theme Week Laos

[caption id="attachment_213805" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Mekong River flowing through Luang Prabang © flickr.com - Allie Caulfield/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Laos, officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao), is a socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. At the heart of the Indochinese peninsula, Laos is bordered by Myanmar and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southeast and Thailand to the west and southwest....

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Theme Week Croatian Adriatic Coast - Hvar Town

Theme Week Croatian Adriatic Coast - Hvar Town

[caption id="attachment_161661" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Maîtresse[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hvar is a city and port on the island of Hvar, part of Split-Dalmatia County. The municipality has a population of 4,300 while the city itself is inhabited by 3,800 people, making it the largest settlement on the island of Hvar. It is situated on a bay in the south coast of the island, opposite from the other nearby towns of Stari Grad and Jelsa. The city of Hvar has a long and distinguished history as center for trad...

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Peacock Island in Berlin

Peacock Island in Berlin

[caption id="attachment_25755" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Frigate Royal Louise in front of Peacock Island © Susanne Heldt/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Pfaueninsel ("Peacock Island") is an island in the River Havel situated in Berlin-Wannsee, in southwestern Berlin, near the border with Potsdam and Brandenburg. The island is part of the Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular destination for day-trippers. Pfaueninsel is also a nature reserve in accordance with the EU Habit...

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Andechs Abbey in Bavaria

Andechs Abbey in Bavaria

[caption id="attachment_216156" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Boschfoto/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Benedictine priory and erstwhile abbey of Andechs is a place of pilgrimage on a hill east of the Ammersee in the Landkreis of Starnberg (Upper Bavaria) in Germany, in the municipality Andechs. Andechs Abbey is famed for its flamboyant Baroque church and its brewery, Klosterbrauerei Andechs. Composer Carl Orff is buried in the church. The site of Andechs was originally occupied by a castle belonging to ...

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Braunschweig, the Lion City

Braunschweig, the Lion City

[caption id="attachment_149022" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Brunswick Lion © Brunswyk[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]With round 245.000 inhabitants, Braunschweig is the biggest city in the area between Hanover and Berlin. It is the centre of the region, as much today as it has been in the past. Today's attractive profile of the Lion City is due to its rich and proud history, its steady development as a dynamic place for business, trading, sciences and research as well as its extensive cultural activities. Braunschweig’s histo...

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Cavalaire-sur-Mer on the Côte d’Azur

Cavalaire-sur-Mer on the Côte d’Azur

[caption id="attachment_152662" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Bay of Cavalaire © Starus/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cavalaire-sur-Mer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Cavalaire has a marina with 1200 berths. Cavalaire is located on the French Riviera between Saint-Tropez and Le Lavandou on the Mediterranean coast in the Bay of Cavalaire. In the hinterland rises the Massif des Maures. Nice to the east and Marseille to the west are both a...

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Theme Week North Frisian Islands - Sylt

Theme Week North Frisian Islands - Sylt

[caption id="attachment_152900" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Robby Naish during the Surf World Cup Sylt © Hoch Zwei[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sylt is the northernmost island of Germany, known for its tourist resorts, notably Westerland, Kampen and Wenningstedt-Braderup, as well as for its 40 km long sandy beach. It is frequently covered by the media in connection with its exposed situation in the North Sea and its ongoing loss of land during storm tides. Since 1927, Sylt has been connected to the mainland by the Hindenburgd...

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Weimar - Goethe, Schiller and Bauhaus

Weimar - Goethe, Schiller and Bauhaus

[caption id="attachment_160451" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Weimar City Palace © Maros M r a z[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Weimar is a city in Germany famous for its cultural heritage. It is located in the Bundesland of Thuringia, north of the Thüringer Wald, east of Erfurt, and southwest of Halle and Leipzig. Its current population is approximately 65,000. The oldest record of the city dates from the year 899. Weimar was the capital of the Duchy (after 1815 the Grand Duchy) of Saxe-Weimar (German: Sachsen-Weimar). Weimar's...

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Theme Week London - City of Westminster

Theme Week London - City of Westminster

[caption id="attachment_151759" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Westminster Palace - Parliament at Sunset - UNESCO World Heritage Site © Mgimelfarb[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The City of Westminster is a London borough occupying much of the central area of London, England, including most of the West End. It is located to the west of and adjoining the ancient City of London, directly to the east of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, and its southern boundary is the River Thames. It is an Inner London borough and was cr...

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