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Remscheid in the Bergisches Land

Remscheid in the Bergisches Land

[caption id="attachment_154229" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Haus Cleff - Typical regional architecture style © Björn Janc[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Remscheid is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is, after Wuppertal and Solingen, the third largest municipality in Bergisches Land, being located on the northern edge of the region, on south side of the Ruhr area. The population was 113,935 in 2007. Remscheid was founded in the 12th century, but remained a small village until the 19th century. The economic growth of...

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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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Montreal in Quebec

Montreal in Quebec

[caption id="attachment_168765" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Old port of Montreal by night © flickr.com - Mickael Pollard/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Montreal is the most populous municipality in the province of Quebec and the second-most populous in Canada. Originally called Ville-Marie, or "City of Mary", it is believed to be named after Mount Royal. The city has a distinct four-season continental climate, with warm-to-hot summers and cold, snowy winters. Montreal had a population of 1.7 million. Montreal's met...

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Theme Week North Korea - Hamhung

Theme Week North Korea - Hamhung

[caption id="attachment_218615" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Mass Dance © flickr.com - Mario Micklisch/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hamhŭng is North Korea's second largest city, and the capital of South Hamgyŏng Province. With an estimated population of 768,551, Hamhung is the second largest city by population in the whole country of North Korea. Located in the southern part of the South Hamgyong province, Hamhung is the main and most popular metropolitan area in the whole province, and serves for almost all touris...

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Costa Mesa in Orange County

Costa Mesa in Orange County

[caption id="attachment_165541" align="aligncenter" width="590"] South Coast Plaza entrance © Coolcaesar/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County in California. The population is at 110,000. Since its incorporation in 1953, the city has grown from a semi-rural farming community of 16,840 to a primarily suburban and edge city with an economy based on retail, commerce, and light manufacturing. Costa Mesa is located 37 miles (60 km) southeast of Los Angeles, 88 miles (142 km) north of San Diego ...

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Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Salzburg

Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Salzburg

[caption id="attachment_169055" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Mirabell Palace and Gardens © Steveurkel/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Mirabell Palace is a historical building in the city of Salzburg. The palace with its gardens is a listed cultural heritage monument and part of the Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg UNESCO World Heritage Site. The palace was built about 1606 on the shore of the Salzach river north of the medieval city walls, at the behest of Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich Raitenau. The Archbish...

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Theme Week Brussels - Grand Place

Theme Week Brussels - Grand Place

[caption id="attachment_161813" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Museum of the City of Brussels © Paasikivi/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Grand Place or Grote Markt is the central square of Brussels. It is surrounded by opulent guildhalls and two larger edifices, the city's Town Hall, and the Breadhouse (French: Maison du Roi, Dutch: Broodhuis) building containing the Museum of the City of Brussels. The square is the most important tourist destination and most memorable landmark in Brussels. It measures 68 by 110 m...

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Theme Week Venice - Lido di Venezia

Theme Week Venice - Lido di Venezia

[caption id="attachment_27905" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Lido vaporetto terminal © Gary Houston[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Lido – or Venice Lido (Lido di Venezia) – is an 11-kilometre (7-mile) long sandbar in Venice, northern Italy; it is home to about 20,000 residents. The sandbar form a barrier between the Adriatic Sea and the Venetian Lagoon. The Venice Film Festival takes place at the Lido every September. Venezia Lido, a public airport suitable for smaller aircraft, is found on the NE end of Lido di Venezia. ...

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Die Stadt Wyborg in der historischen Region Karelien

Die Stadt Wyborg in der historischen Region Karelien

[caption id="attachment_154140" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Embankment © Sergey Galchenkov[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Vyborg is a town in Leningrad Oblast, situated on the Karelian Isthmus near the head of the Bay of Vyborg, 130 kilometers (81 mi) to the northwest of St. Petersburg and 38 kilometers (24 mi) south from Russia's border with Finland, where the Saimaa Canal enters the Gulf of Finland. Population: 80,000. The Hanseatic city lies in the boundary zone between the East Slavic/Russian and Finnish/Scandinavian worlds...

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Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan

Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan

[caption id="attachment_165613" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Rockefeller Center's Landmark plaque © Sam Weber/cc-by-2.5[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 high-rise commercial buildings covering 22 acres (89,000 m2) between 48th and 51st Streets in New York City. Commissioned by the Rockefeller family, it is located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, spanning the area between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987. It is famous for i...

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