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Governors Island

[caption id="attachment_24471" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Governors Island plan © United States Government[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Governors Island is a 172-acre (70 ha) island in Upper New York Bay, approximately one-half mile (1 km) from the southern tip of Manhattan Island and separated from Brooklyn by Buttermilk Channel. It is legally part of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Physically, the island changed greatly during the early 20th century. Using material excavated from the Lexington Avenue subway, the...

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Sèvres in the Île-de-France region

Sèvres in the Île-de-France region

[caption id="attachment_215412" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Town hall © Benjism89/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sèvres is a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 9.9 kilometres (6.2 miles) from the centre of Paris and is in the department of Hauts-de-Seine in the region of Île-de-France. The commune is known for its famous porcelain production at the Manufacture nationale de Sèvres, which was also where the abortive Treaty of Sèvres was signed. Sèvres is a commune in the ...

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Theme Week New England - Connecticut

Theme Week New England - Connecticut

[caption id="attachment_165774" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hartford - Connecticut State Capitol © flickr.com - jglazer75/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Connecticut is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south. The state is named for the Connecticut River, a major U.S. river that approximately bisects the state. The word "Connecticut" is derived from various anglicized spellings of an Algonquian word for "long tidal river". The capital is...

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Roman Abramowitschs Mega Yacht Eclipse

Roman Abramowitschs Mega Yacht Eclipse

[caption id="attachment_153687" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Yacht Eclipse in Hamburg © Hummelhummel/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich boasts not only the world's largest plane (the 'Bandit'), but also the world's biggest yacht: a 557-foot mega-boat called the Eclipse, which set sail from the dock of shipyard Blohm and Voss, Hamburg, Germany. The 557-foot Eclipse reportedly comes with features including two helipads, a submarine, multiple hot tubs, a pool and a missile-detec...

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Theme Week Moldova - Cahul

Theme Week Moldova - Cahul

[caption id="attachment_215145" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Park © Bertramz/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cahul is a city and municipality in southern Moldova. The city is the administrative center of Cahul District; it also administers one village, Cotihana. The city has a population of 39,600. Cahul is connected by national roads with Chișinău, Giurgiulești, Oancea (Romania) and Reni (Ukraine). Cahul is also a border checkpoint to Romania. The railway station serves the city and is operated by Moldovan Railwa...

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The port city of Aalborg

The port city of Aalborg

[caption id="attachment_152743" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Nytorv Square © Tomasz Sienicki[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Aalborg is a Danish industrial and university city in North Jutland. The city of Aalborg has a population of 102,312 (124,921 including Nørresundby) making it the fourth largest city in Denmark in terms of population. The municipality of Aalborg has a population of 197,426 (2010) making it the third most populous municipality in the country after Copenhagen and Århus. The earliest settlements date back to...

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Theme Week Montenegro - Nikšić

Theme Week Montenegro - Nikšić

[caption id="attachment_150270" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Nikšić © Borisniksic/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Nikšić is the second largest city of Montenegro, with a total population of 57,000, located in the west of the country, in the centre of the spacious Nikšić field at the foot of Mount Trebjesa. It is the center of Nikšić Municipality (Population of 75,000), which is the largest municipality by area and second most inhabited after Podgorica. It is an important industrial, cultural, and educational ...

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The Lago Maggiore

The Lago Maggiore

[caption id="attachment_153701" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Isola Bella - Borromean Islands © Mbdortmund[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Lake Maggiore is a large lake located on the south side of the Alps. It is the second largest of Italy and largest of southern Switzerland. Lake Maggiore is the most westerly of the three great prealpine lakes of Italy, it extends for about 70 km between Locarno and Arona. The climate is mild in both summer and winter, producing Mediterranean vegetation, with beautiful gardens growing rare and ...

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Theme Week Vietnam - Hue

Theme Week Vietnam - Hue

[caption id="attachment_207672" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hall of Supreme Harmony in the Imperial City © Arabsalam/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Huế is a city in central Vietnam that was the capital of Đàng Trong Kingdom from 1738 to 1775 and of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City, once the emperor's home; and a replica of the R...

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Islamic Centre Hamburg

Islamic Centre Hamburg

[caption id="attachment_27095" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Imam Ali Mosque © Staro1/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Islamic Centre Hamburg (German: Islamisches Zentrum Hamburg) is one of the oldest Shia mosques in Germany and Europe. Established in Hamburg, in northern Germany, in the late 1950s by a group of Iranian emigrants and business people it rapidly developed into one of the leading Shia centres in the Western world. Many leading Iranian theologians and politicians have spent time (often years) h...

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