Place de la Bastille © Kaihsu Tai

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Montpelier in Vermont

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[caption id="attachment_200903" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Vermont College of Fine Arts © Hannahmorris/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Montpelier is the capital city of the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Washington County. As the site of Vermont's state government, it is the least populous state capital in the United States. The population is at 7,600. However, the daytime population grows to about 21,000, due to the large number of jobs within city limits. The Vermont College of Fine Arts, the annual Green ...

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The Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia

The Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia

[caption id="attachment_6715" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Independence Hall in Philadelphia by Ferdinand Richardt, 1858-63 © White House Art Collection[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Independence National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park in Philadelphia that preserves several sites associated with the American Revolution and the nation's founding history. Administered by the National Park Service, the 55-acre (22 ha) park comprises much of the downtown (or "Center City") historic district. The park ha...

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TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles

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Theme Week Corsica, a mountain in the sea

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[caption id="attachment_160231" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Port of L'Île-Rousse © Jean-Pol GRANDMONT[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located west of Italy, southeast of the French mainland, and north of the island of Sardinia. Corsica is the least economically developed region in Metropolitan France. Tourism plays a big part in the Corsican economy. The island's climate, mountains and coastlines make it popular among tourists. The island has not had the same level of intensi...

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Brijuni Islands National Park in Croatia

Brijuni Islands National Park in Croatia

[caption id="attachment_23897" align="alignleft" width="590"] Hotel Carmen © Zumbulka[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Islands are a group of fourteen small islands in the Croatian part of the northern Adriatic Sea, separated from the west coast of the Istrian peninsula by the narrow Fažana Strait. The largest island, Veliki Brijun Island (also known as Brioni Grande or Veli Brijun), (5.6 km2), lies 2 km off the coast. Famous for their scenic beauty, the islands are a holiday resort and a Croatian National Park. In 1945 a...

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Theme Week East Jerusalem - The Jaffa Gate

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The Russian sail training ship Kruzenshtern

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Bergen in Norway

Bergen in Norway

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