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[caption id="attachment_160649" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Angel Aroca Escámez/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Saint-Omer is a commune in France. It is a commune and sub-prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais department 68 km (42 mi) west-northwest of Lille on the railway to Calais. The town is named after Saint Audomar, who brought Christianity to the area. The canalised portion of the river Aa begins at Saint-Omer, reaching the North Sea at Gravelines in northern France. Below its walls, the Aa connects with the Neuf...

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Cervia on the Adriatic Sea

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The United States Military Academy at West Point

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The new Magnum 100'' model of Magnum Marine

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Key Biscayne in Florida

Key Biscayne in Florida

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[caption id="attachment_153099" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Kings College Chapel West © Andrew Dunn www.andrewdunnphoto.com[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The city of Cambridge is a university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England. It lies in East Anglia about 50 miles (80 km) north-by-east of London. Cambridge is at the heart of the high-technology centre known as Silicon Fen – a play on Silicon Valley and the fens surrounding the city. Cambridge is well known as the home of the Universi...

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