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Safed in Israel

Safed in Israel

[caption id="attachment_221620" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Team Venture/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Safed is a city in the Northern District of Israel. Located at an elevation of 900 metres (2,953 ft), Safed is the highest city in Galilee, a region that Israel (in the north) and Lebanon (in the south) are reluctant to share, and in Israel. Due to its high elevation, Safed experiences warm summers and cold, often snowy, winters. Its mild climate and scenic views have made Safed a popular holiday resort frequen...

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Theme Week Myanmar - Naypyidaw

Theme Week Myanmar - Naypyidaw

[caption id="attachment_196276" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Parliament of Myanmar © panoramio.com - mohigan/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Naypyidaw, officially spelled Nay Pyi Taw, is the capital city of Myanmar and seat of the government of Myanmar. It is administered as the Naypyidaw Union Territory, as per the Constitution. It is unusual among Myanmar's cities, being an entirely planned city outside of any state or region, similar to Canberra in Australia, Brasília in Brazil, Washington, D.C. in the United Sta...

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Hofbräuhaus in Munich

Hofbräuhaus in Munich

[caption id="attachment_214290" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © G Da/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Hofbräuhaus am Platzl is a beer hall in Munich, Germany, originally built in 1589 by Bavarian Duke Maximilian I as an extension of the Staatliches Hofbräuhaus in München brewery. The general public was admitted in 1828 by Ludwig I. The building was completely remodeled in 1897 by Max Littmann when the brewery moved to the suburbs. All of the rooms except the historic beer hall ("Schwemme") were destroyed in the ...

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Hamra Street, Beirut's Champs Elysées

Hamra Street, Beirut's Champs Elysées

[caption id="attachment_222732" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hamra Street © flickr.com - Lolinka/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hamra Street or Rue Hamra is one of the main streets of the city of Beirut, Lebanon, and one of the main economic and diplomatic hubs of Beirut. It is located in the neighborhood of the same name, Hamra. Its technical name is Rue 31. Due to the numerous sidewalk cafes and theatres, Hamra Street was the centre of intellectual activity in Beirut during the 1960s and 1970s. Before 1975, Hamra Str...

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Palace of Westminster in London

Palace of Westminster in London

[caption id="attachment_206235" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Michael D Beckwith[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Palace of Westminster serves as the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Commonly known as the Houses of Parliament after its occupants, the Palace lies on the north bank of the River Thames in the City of Westminster, in central London, England. The Palace of Westminster has been a Grade I listed building since 1970 and part of a UNE...

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Salvador da Bahia

Salvador da Bahia

[caption id="attachment_153634" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Elevador Lacerda © flickr.com - elicrisko/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Salvador (historic name: São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, in English: "City of the Holy Saviour of the Bay of all Saints") is the largest city on the northeast coast of Brazil and the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia. A particularly notable feature is the escarpment that divides Salvador into the Cidade Alta ("Upper Town" - rest of the city) and the Cidade B...

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Theme Week Cornwall - Zennor

Theme Week Cornwall - Zennor

[caption id="attachment_153191" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Zennor from Trewey Hill © Jim Champion/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Zennor is a village and civil parish. The parish includes the villages of Zennor, Boswednack and Porthmeor and the hamlet of Treen. It is located on the north coast, about 6 miles (10 km) north of Penzance. It lies along the B3306 road which connects St Ives to the A30 road. Alphabetically, the parish is the last in Britain. Its name comes from the Cornish for the local saint, St Senara....

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Theme Week Brunei - Brunei Bay

Theme Week Brunei - Brunei Bay

[caption id="attachment_219891" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Panorama of Bandar Seri Begawan, 2018 © Zulfadli51/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Brunei Bay is on the northwestern coast of Borneo island, in Brunei and Malaysia. Brunei Bay is located east of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. It is the ocean gateway to the isolated Temburong District of Brunei, separated from the rest of Brunei by the Malaysian Sarawak State surrounding it to the bay. A 30-kilometre (19 mi) roadway connecting the Muara and Temburong d...

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Theme Week Asturias - Corvera de Asturias

Theme Week Asturias - Corvera de Asturias

[caption id="attachment_217517" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Elmolin[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Corvera de Asturias (Asturian: Corvera) is a municipality in the principality of Asturias in northern Spain. It shares a boundary to the north with Avilés and Gozón; to the east with Carreño and Gijón; to the south with Llanera and Illas and to the west with Castrillón. Its capital, Nubledo, has a population of more than 300 residents. Corvera is the most eastern of the four counties forming the Great County of Avil...

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The European Free Trade Association: Bon voyage!

The European Free Trade Association: Bon voyage!

[caption id="attachment_193976" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © efta.int[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a regional trade organization and free trade area consisting of four European states: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. The organization operates in parallel with the European Union (EU), and all four member states participate in the European Single Market and are part of the Schengen Area. They are not, however, party to the European Union Customs Union. EFTA was his...

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