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The MSC Orchestra

The MSC Orchestra

[caption id="attachment_213746" align="aligncenter" width="590"] in Tallinn © Bin im Garten/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]MS MSC Orchestra is a cruise ship that was built in 2007 for MSC Cruises. She is the second ship of the Musica class. She could at the time accommodate 2,550 passengers in 1,275 cabins. Most inside cabins were later refitted with two bunk beds and therefore she can now accommodate 3,200 passengers. Her crew complement is approximately 990. On April 30, 2007, the MSC Orchestra was handed over...

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Chinatown in New York

Chinatown in New York

[caption id="attachment_171407" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © chensiyuan/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Manhattan's Chinatown is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, bordering the Lower East Side to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca to its west. Chinatown is home to the highest concentration of Chinese people in the West. With an estimated population of 90,000 to 100,000 people, Manhattan's Chinatown is also one of the oldest Chinese ethnic enclaves. The Manhat...

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The USS Constellation

The USS Constellation

[caption id="attachment_161338" align="aligncenter" width="393"] © 350z33/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]USS Constellation, constructed in 1854, is a sloop-of-war/corvette and the second United States Navy ship to carry the name. According to the U.S. Naval Registry the original frigate was disassembled on 25 June 1853 in Gosport Navy Yard in Norfolk and the sloop-of-war/corvette was constructed in the same yard using material salvaged from the earlier ship. Constellation is the last sail-only warship designed and built...

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Saint-Pierre-la-Mer on the Mediterranean Sea

Saint-Pierre-la-Mer on the Mediterranean Sea

[caption id="attachment_209594" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Tournasol7/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]A seaside village ideal for a family holiday: Saint-Pierre-la-Mer. Above all, there are beautiful, wild landscapes, an ideal place for outdoor sports and gliding activities. And not forgetting the wines of La Clape. Restaurants and cafes by the sea contribute to the great atmosphere, not to mention the famous open-air market. The beautiful seaside resort of Saint-Pierre invites you to sunbathe. Just enjoy...

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Faro, gate to the Algarve

Faro, gate to the Algarve

[caption id="attachment_160488" align="aligncenter" width="525"] City Hall © Osvaldo Gago[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Faro is a city in the Faro Municipality in southern Portugal. The city proper has 41,934 inhabitants and the entire municipality has 58,305. It is the seat of the Faro District and capital of the Algarve region. The Algarve and Faro district cover the same territory. Vilamoura is one of the largest single tourist complexes in Europe, covering an area of almost 2.000 ha of land and only 15 km from Faro Airp...

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Cologne - 2000 years of history

Cologne - 2000 years of history

[caption id="attachment_160217" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Rhine Garden © Raimond Spekking/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cologne is Germany's fourth-largest city (after Berlin, Hamburg and Munich), and is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants. Cologne is located on both sides of the Rhine River. The city's famous Cologne Cathedral (Kölner D...

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La Spezia in Liguria

La Spezia in Liguria

[caption id="attachment_153267" align="aligncenter" width="590"] L'arsenale © William Domenichini/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]La Spezia at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia (Golfo dei Poeti - Gulf of the Poets) in the Liguria region of northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia. Located between Genoa and Pisa on the Ligurian Sea, it is one of the main Italian military and commercial harbours and hosts the arsenal of the Italian Navy. It is important for its museums, for the Palio del Golfo, and ...

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The first 5-star Marina on Germany's Baltic Sea coast!

The first 5-star Marina on Germany's Baltic Sea coast!

[caption id="attachment_152853" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © yachthafen-hohe-duene.de[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Yachthafen Hohe Düne offers 750 berths, half of which are available for visiting yachts. The marina is complemented by one of the most exclusive and impressive hotel complexes on the Baltic Sea, the Yachthafenresidenz Hohe Düne. Close at hand are ship builders, technicians, engine specialists, sailmakers and more. Along with the attractions of the hotel complex, including its diverse restaurants and spa, n...

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Pomorie on the Black Sea

Pomorie on the Black Sea

[caption id="attachment_151252" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © flickr.com - Boby Dimitrov/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Pomorie is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula in Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. It is situated in Burgas Province, 20 km away from the city of Burgas and 18 km from the Sunny Beach resort. The ultrasaline lagoon Lake Pomorie, the northernmost of the Burgas Lakes, lies in the immediate proximity. The town is the adm...

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Park City in Utah

Park City in Utah

[caption id="attachment_163577" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre © Kevinthompson3221[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Park City is a city in Summit County in Utah. It is considered to be part of the Wasatch Back. The city is 32 miles (51 km) southeast of downtown Salt Lake City and 19.88 miles (31.99 km) from Salt Lake City's east edge of Sugar House along Interstate 80. The population is at 7,900. On average, the tourist population greatly exceeds the number of permanent residents. In the summertime m...

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