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Dana Point in Orange County

Dana Point in Orange County

[caption id="attachment_150758" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © D Ramey Logan/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dana Point is a city located in southern Orange County, California. The population is at 34,000. It has one of the few harbors along the Orange County coast, and with ready access via State Route 1, it is a popular local destination for surfing. The city was named after the headland of Dana Point, which was in turn named after Richard Henry Dana, Jr., author of Two Years Before the Mast, which included a descr...

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Theme Week Bahrain - Umm an Nasan Island

Theme Week Bahrain - Umm an Nasan Island

[caption id="attachment_164197" align="aligncenter" width="590"] King Fahd Causeway and Umm an Nasan Island © NASA World Wind[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Umm an Nasan island is the fifth largest island in Bahrain. It has a distance of 17.5 km (10.9 mi) west of the capital, Manama, on Bahrain Island. Umm an Nasan lies in the Gulf of Bahrain in Persian Gulf to the west of Bahrain Island, and to the east of the Saudi coastal city of Khobar. Umm an Nasan is connected to Bahrain Island through the King Fahd Causeway. Umm an Na...

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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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Sailors for the Sea

Sailors for the Sea

[caption id="attachment_151697" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © www.sailorsforthesea.org[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Marine life and vital coastal habitats are straining under the increasing pressure of global use. The ocean, which was once considered inexhaustible and resilient, is, in fact, finite and fragile. Sailors for the Sea is a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers the boating community to protect oceans and local waters. The boating community has a profound passion for - and understanding of - the world's...

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Bundeswehr Military History Museum

Bundeswehr Military History Museum

[caption id="attachment_161274" align="aligncenter" width="590"] MHM Dresden © Kolossos[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Bundeswehr Military History Museum (German: Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr) is the military museum of the German Armed Forces, the Bundeswehr, and one of the major military history museums in Germany. The museum is under the technical and administrative chain of command of the German Armed Forces Military History Research Office. It is located in a former military arsenal in the Albertstadt neighborh...

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Dar es Salaam in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam in Tanzania

[caption id="attachment_151207" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Dhow seen off the coast of Dar es Salaam © SajjadF/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dar es Salaam, formerly Mzizima, is Tanzania's largest and richest city, the largest city in eastern Africa by population, and a regionally important economic centre. It is the capital of the Dar es Salaam Region administrative province and consists of three local government areas or administrative districts: northern Kinondoni, central Ilala, and southern Temeke. The region ...

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Cinecittà Studios in Rome

Cinecittà Studios in Rome

[caption id="attachment_165206" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Set of Martin Scorsese's 'Gangs of New York' © Supercazzola[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cinecittà (Cinema City) is a large film studio in Rome that is considered the hub of Italian cinema. The studios were constructed during the Fascist era as part of a scheme to revive the Italian film industry. In the 1950s, the number of international productions being made there led to Rome's being dubbed Hollywood on the Tiber. The studios were founded in 1937 by Benito Mussol...

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The HMS Victory in Portsmouth

The HMS Victory in Portsmouth

[caption id="attachment_151104" align="aligncenter" width="590"] HMS Victory © Ballista/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, laid down in 1759 and launched in 1765. She is most famous as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. She was also Keppel's flagship at Ushant, Howe's flagship at Cape Spartel and Jervis's flagship at Cape St Vincent. After 1824 she served as a harbour ship. In 1922 she was moved to a dry dock at Portsmout...

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