Crystal Cathedral © Ischa1

Monday, 23 March 2020 - 11:52 am (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie:

Crystal Cathedral © Ischa1

Crystal Cathedral © Ischa1


Recommended posts:

    None Found

Theme Week Paris

Theme Week Paris

[caption id="attachment_151911" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Town Hall © Cédric Bonhomme[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Paris is the capital and largest city in France, situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. The city of Paris, within its administrative limits largely unchanged since 1860, has an estimated population of 2,193,031, but the Paris aire urbaine has a population of 11,836,970, and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in Europe. An important settl...

[ read more ]

Salvador da Bahia

Salvador da Bahia

[caption id="attachment_153634" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Elevador Lacerda © flickr.com - elicrisko/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Salvador (historic name: São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, in English: "City of the Holy Saviour of the Bay of all Saints") is the largest city on the northeast coast of Brazil and the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia. A particularly notable feature is the escarpment that divides Salvador into the Cidade Alta ("Upper Town" - rest of the city) and the Cidade B...

[ read more ]

The Élysée Palace in Paris

The Élysée Palace in Paris

[caption id="attachment_169142" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Remi Mathis(cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Élysée Palace has been the official residence of the President of France since 1848. Dating to the early 18th century, it contains the office of the President and the meeting place of the Council of Ministers. It is located near the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the name Élysée deriving from Elysian Fields, the place of the blessed dead in Greek mythology. Important foreign visitor...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Rome - Villa Borghese, Villa Massimo and Villa Medici

Theme Week Rome - Villa Borghese, Villa Massimo and Villa Medici

[caption id="attachment_150695" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Galleria Borghese © Alessio Damato[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]VILLA BORGHESEVilla Borghese is a large landscape garden in the naturalistic English manner in Rome, containing a number of buildings, museums (see Galleria Borghese) and attractions. It is the second largest public park in Rome (80 hectares or 148 acres) after that of the Villa Doria Pamphili. The gardens were developed for the Villa Borghese Pinciana ("Borghese villa on the Pincian Hill"), built by the...

[ read more ]

Laguna Beach in California

Laguna Beach in California

[caption id="attachment_192624" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © flickr.com - Don Graham/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County in California. It is known for a mild year-round climate, scenic coves, environmental preservation, and an artist community. The population is at 23,000. Tourism is the primary industry with an estimated three million people visiting the community annually. Annual large events include the Pageant of the Masters, Festival of Arts,...

[ read more ]

The three-masted barque Alexander von Humboldt

The three-masted barque Alexander von Humboldt

[caption id="attachment_150739" align="aligncenter" width="590"] All sails set © Winfried Huber[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Alexander von Humboldt is a German ship originally built in 1906 by the German shipyard AG Weser at Bremen as Reserve Sonderburg. She was operated throughout the North and Baltic Seas until being retired in 1986. Subsequently she was converted into a three masted barque by the German shipyard Motorwerke Bremerhaven and was re-launched in 1988 as Alexander von Humboldt. Planned and ordered in 1906 as ...

[ read more ]

The City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne

[caption id="attachment_154144" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Crown Casino Complex & Melbourne Exhibition Building © Donaldytong[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The Melbourne City Centre is the hub of the greater metropolitan area and the Census statistical division - of which "Melbourne" is the common name. As of June 2009, the greater geographical area had an approximate population of four million. Inhabi...

[ read more ]

Fort Lee in New Jersey

Fort Lee in New Jersey

[caption id="attachment_171982" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Fort Lee Historic Park © Hudconja/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Fort Lee is a borough at the eastern border of Bergen County in New Jersey in the New York City Metropolitan Area, situated atop the Hudson Palisades, with a population 37,000. The borough is the western terminus of the George Washington Bridge and is located across the Hudson River from the Manhattan borough of New York City. Named for the site of an early American Revolutionary War military...

[ read more ]

Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲