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Porto, capital of the north

Porto, capital of the north

[caption id="attachment_150998" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Ribeira © Georges Jansoone[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Porto, also known as Oporto in English, is the second largest city in Portugal and one of the major urban areas in the Iberian Peninsula. Its administrative limits includes a population of 237,559 inhabitants distributed within 15 civil parishes. The urbanized area of Porto, which extends beyond the administrative limits of the city, has a population of 1.2 million in an area of 389 km2 (150 sq mi), making it th...

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Theme Week Panama - Penonomé

Theme Week Panama - Penonomé

[caption id="attachment_168506" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Saint John the Baptist Church © flickr.com - Anelly Celis/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Penonomé is the capital of the province of Coclé with a populaton of 20,000. The town is located along the Inter-American Highway in the wide, flat lowlands of central Coclé. Especially for Carnival and the national festivals, the otherwise quiet city turns into a colorful spectacle with numerous open-air discos and lively street parades. Penonomé was founded ...

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Molecule Man in Berlin

Molecule Man in Berlin

[caption id="attachment_25535" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Molecule Man © flickr.com - Harald Hoyer/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Molecule Man is a series of aluminium sculptures, designed by American artist Jonathan Borofsky, installed at various locations in the world, including Berlin and Council Bluffs in Iowa. The first Molecule Man sculptures were made in 1977 and 1978 in Los Angeles. [gallery size="medium" gss="1" ids="25534,25535,25532"]The sculptures consist of three humans leaning towards each othe...

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The Seabourn Sojourn

The Seabourn Sojourn

[caption id="attachment_210358" align="aligncenter" width="590"] in Fremantle, Australia © Bahnfrend/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Seabourn Sojourn is a luxury cruise ship operated by Seabourn Cruise Line. It is very similar to Seabourn Odyssey. The ship was ordered for building in the shipyard of T. Mariotti S.p.A. in Genoa Italy. She is the flagship of Seabourn. In December 2017, the ship underwent a six-day refit in Freeport, Bahamas. The Seabourn Sojourn was ordered in November 2008. The ship has a length o...

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Theme Week East Anglia - Bury St Edmunds

Theme Week East Anglia - Bury St Edmunds

[caption id="attachment_150394" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Abbey Gardens and Cathedral © geograph.org.uk - Robert Edwards/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Bury St Edmunds is a market town in the county of Suffolk, and formerly the county town of West Suffolk. It is the main town in the borough of St Edmundsbury and known for the ruined abbey near the town centre. Bury is the seat of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, with the episcopal see at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. The town, originally called Beod...

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi

[caption id="attachment_196058" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Phpeter/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Louvre Abu Dhabi is an art and civilization museum, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The museum was inaugurated on 8 November 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron and United Arab Emirates Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The museum is part of a thirty-year agreement between the city of Abu Dhabi and the French government. The...

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Berlin Wall, Bernauer Strasse and East Side Gallery

Berlin Wall, Bernauer Strasse and East Side Gallery

Berlin Wall [caption id="attachment_161283" align="aligncenter" width="571"] Berlin Wall map © ChrisO[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, which circumscribed a wide area (later known as the "death strip") that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and o...

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Theme Week Ulster - Ballycastle

Theme Week Ulster - Ballycastle

[caption id="attachment_153141" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Ann Street © geograph.org.uk - Dean Molyneaux/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Ballycastle (from Irish: Baile an Chaistil, meaning "town of the castle") is a small town in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. It has a population of 5,000 people. It is the seat and main settlement of Moyle District Council. Overlooking the harbour there is a monument to Guglielmo Marconi whose employees made the world's first commercial wireless telegraph transmission between B...

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Hot Springs in Arkansas

Hot Springs in Arkansas

[caption id="attachment_165176" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hot Springs welcome sign © nfu-peng/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Hot Springs is the eleventh-largest city in the state of Arkansas and the county seat of Garland County. The city is located in the Ouachita Mountains among the U.S. Interior Highlands, and is set among several natural hot springs for which the city is named. In 2015 the estimated population was 35,500. The center of Hot Springs is the oldest federal reserve in the United States, today pres...

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Dingle on the Atlantic

Dingle on the Atlantic

[caption id="attachment_150673" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Dingle Harbour © Kilclough/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dingle (Irish: An Daingean or Daingean Uí Chúis, meaning "Ó Cúis' fort") is a town in County Kerry, Ireland. The only town on the Dingle Peninsula, it sits on the Atlantic coast, about 50 kilometres (30 mi) southwest of Tralee and 71 kilometres (40 mi) northwest of Killarney. Principal industries in the town are tourism, fishing and agriculture: Dingle Mart (livestock market) serves the surround...

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