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Agatha Christie's Greenway Estate

Agatha Christie's Greenway Estate

[caption id="attachment_24983" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Greenway House © MilborneOne/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Greenway is an estate on the River Dart near Galmpton in Devon. It was first mentioned in 1493 as "Greynway", the crossing point of the Dart to Dittisham. In the late 16th century a Tudor mansion called Greenway Court was built by the Gilbert family. Greenway was the birthplace of Humphrey Gilbert. The present Georgian house was probably built in the late 18th century by Roope Harris Roope and exte...

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Theme Week Uzbekistan - Bukhara

Theme Week Uzbekistan - Bukhara

[caption id="attachment_208725" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Poi Kalon Ensemble © flickr.com - Fulvio Spada/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Bukhara is a city in Uzbekistan. Bukhara is rich in historical sites, with about 140 architectural monuments. The city served as the capital of the Samanid empire and Khanate of Bukhara and was the birthplace of Imam Bukhari. The nation's fifth-largest city, it had a population of 247,644 as of 31 August 2016. But according to the Statistics of O’zStatQo’m Department the City...

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The Alster in Hamburg

The Alster in Hamburg

[caption id="attachment_209358" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Inner Alster © panoramio.com - www.fleno.de/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Alster is a right tributary of the Elbe river in Northern Germany. It has its source near Henstedt-Ulzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, flows somewhat southwards through much of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and joins the Elbe in central Hamburg. The Alster is Hamburg's second most important river. While the Elbe river is a tidal navigation of international significance and pro...

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The Kinema in the Woods and Petwood House

The Kinema in the Woods and Petwood House

[caption id="attachment_5786" align="alignleft" width="590" caption="Kinema in the Woods © geograph.org.uk/Rodney Burton"][/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Kinema in the Woods is a cinema in the village of Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire. It dates from 1922, and it is the only fully functioning cinema in the UK to employ back projection. [caption id="attachment_5787" align="alignleft" width="590" caption="Petwood Hotel © geograph.org.uk/David Wright"][/caption]The building that houses the Kinema was originally a farm b...

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Theme Week Jutland - Læsø

Theme Week Jutland - Læsø

[caption id="attachment_216741" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Museumsgården © panoramio.com - Carsten Wiehe/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Læsø is the largest island in the North Sea bay of Kattegat, and is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) off the northeast coast of the Jutland Peninsula, the Danish mainland. Læsø is also the name of the municipality (Danish: kommune) on that island. The island is a location mentioned in several instances in Norse mythology, including as the dwelling of the sea jötunn Ægir and as...

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The United States Military Academy at West Point

The United States Military Academy at West Point

[caption id="attachment_4631" align="aligncenter" width="590" caption="West Point - Aerial view © USMA Public Affairs Office"][/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The United States Military Academy at West Point (also known as USMA, West Point or Army) is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York. The academy sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildin...

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Theme Week Moscow, the third Rome

Theme Week Moscow, the third Rome

[caption id="attachment_154160" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge, Kremlin in the background © Ikar.us[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Moscow is the capital, the most populous city, and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political, economic, cultural, scientific, religious, financial, educational, and transportation centre of Russia and the world. A global city, Moscow is the most populous city on the continent of Europe and the seventh largest city proper in the world. Its populati...

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Portrait: Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America

Portrait: Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America

[caption id="attachment_183135" align="aligncenter" width="590"] US President Barack Obama taking his Oath of Office © defenseimagery.mil - Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency, he was previously the junior United States Senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008. Before that, he served in the Illinois State Senate fro...

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The seaside resort of Hastings

The seaside resort of Hastings

[caption id="attachment_153764" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hastings Pier © Jarlhelm[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hastings is a town and borough in the county of East Sussex on the south coast of England. The town is located 24 miles (39 km) east of the county town of Lewes and 53 miles (85 km) south east of London, and has an estimated population of 86,900. In historical terms, Hastings can claim fame through its connection with the Norman conquest of England; and also because it became one of the medieval Cinque Por...

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Theme Week Russia - Sochi on the Russian Riviera

Theme Week Russia - Sochi on the Russian Riviera

[caption id="attachment_7043" align="aligncenter" width="590"] View on Sochi from Black Sea © Ojj! 600[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sochi is a city in Krasnodar Krai, situated on the Black Sea coast near the border between Georgia and Russia. Greater Sochi sprawls for 145 kilometers (90 mi) along the shores of the Black Sea near the Caucasus Mountains. The city has a permanent population of 343,000; up from 329,000 recorded in the 2002, making it Russia's largest resort city. Sochi will host the XXII Olympic Winter Games a...

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