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Covid-19 - your unique chance

[caption id="attachment_221800" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Covid-19 © Colin D. Funk, Craig Laferriere, and Ali Ardakani/cc-by-4.0[/caption]"If someone thinks that the corona vaccinations could alter his or her genes, then he/she/it should take advantage of this unique opportunity, because it will not repeat itself that quickly. This is their big chance, as things are looking pretty unpleasant for them so far." - Twitter Of course, it is important to get information from reliable sources in order to avoid fake news or to drive yourself nuts, because those who die of fear or panic ...

Mecca in Saudi Arabia

Mecca in Saudi Arabia

[caption id="attachment_162292" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Masjid al-Haram and Kaaba © Ariandra 03/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Mecca is a city in the Hejaz in Saudi Arabia. It is the capital of that kingdom's Makkah Region. The city is located 70 km (43 mi) inland from Jeddah in a narrow valley at a height of 277 m (909 ft) above sea level. Its resident population in 2012 was roughly 2 million, although visitors more than triple this number every year during the hajj ("pilgrimage") period held in the twelft...

Trenčín in western Slovakia

Trenčín in western Slovakia

[caption id="attachment_160779" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Abphoto/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120 km (75 mi) from Bratislava. It has a population of more than 56,000, which makes it the ninth largest municipality of the country. It lies in the Trenčín Basin of north-western Slovakia, which is surrounded by the Strážov Mountains, Považský Inovec and White Carpathians, with the last mentioned being a prote...

Cuneo in Piedmont

Cuneo in Piedmont

[caption id="attachment_160808" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Piazza Galimberti Panorama © Alessandro Vecchi[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cuneo is a city and comune in Piedmont, Northern Italy, the capital of the province of Cuneo, the third largest of Italy’s provinces by area. It is located at the foot of the Maritime Alps, on the Stura di Demonte river where it emerges from the Valle Stura. Cuneo's specialty is Cuneesi al rhum, chocolates with a unique rum-based filling. The most famous brand is Arione, located in ...

St Michael's Mount in Cornwall

St Michael's Mount in Cornwall

[caption id="attachment_160838" align="aligncenter" width="590"] St. Michael's Mount harbour © geograph.org.uk - Chris Downer[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]St Michael's Mount is a tidal island located 366 metres (400 yards) off the Mount's Bay coast of Cornwall. It is a civil parish and is united with the town of Marazion by a man-made causeway of granite setts, passable between mid-tide and low water. The island exhibits a combination of slate and granite. Its Cornish language name - literally, "the grey rock in the wood" ...

Dunkerque in French Flanders

Dunkerque in French Flanders

[caption id="attachment_154375" align="aligncenter" width="415"] Town Hall © Martinp1[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It lies 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the Belgian border. The population of the city at the 1999 census was 70,850 inhabitants (71,300 inhabitants as per February 2004 estimates). The population of the metropolitan area was 265,974 inhabitants as per the 1999 census. Dunkirk has the third-largest harbour in France, after those of Le Havre and Marsei...

The sail training ship Amerigo Vespucci

The sail training ship Amerigo Vespucci

[caption id="attachment_152985" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Americo Vespucio in Venice © Celio Maielo/GFDL[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Amerigo Vespucci is a tall ship of the Marina Militare, named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci. Its home port is Livorno in Tuscany, and it is in use as a training ship. In 1925, the Regia Marina ordered two school ships to a design by General Lieutenant Francesco Rotundi of the Italian Navy Engineering Corps, inspired by the style of large late 18th century 74-cannon ships of the line...

Füssen, on the Romantic Road and the Via Claudia Augusta

Füssen, on the Romantic Road and the Via Claudia Augusta

[caption id="attachment_161050" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Daniel71953[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Füssen is a town in Bavaria, in the district of Ostallgäu situated 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the Austrian border. It is located on the Romantic Road and on banks of the Lech river. The River Lech flows into the Forggensee. The Forggensee is a man-made lake which was built to prevent flooding. It is the catchment area for all the melting snow in the spring. After the middle of October the lake is drained ready for the next...

The medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria

The medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria

[caption id="attachment_153813" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Plönlein, former market square, Sieberstor (left) and Koboltor (right) © Berthold Werner[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany, well known for its well-preserved medieval old town, a destination for tourists from around the world. In the Middle Ages, it was an Imperial Free City. Traffic-reducing measures are in place in a significant po...

Wroclaw in Poland

Wroclaw in Poland

[caption id="attachment_151505" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Wroclaw Panorma © Lukaszprzy[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Wrocław is the chief city in south-western Poland, situated on the River Oder (Polish: Odra). Wrocław is the former capital of Silesia and today, capital of Lower Silesian Voivodeship. Over the centuries, the city has been either part of Poland, Bohemia, Austria, Prussia or Germany. According to official population figures for June 2009, its population is 632,000, making it the fourth largest city in Poland....

Little Italy in New York City

Little Italy in New York City

[caption id="attachment_218379" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Colour-changing Little Italy sign on Mulberry Street at Broome Street © Jameschecker/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Little Italy is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan in New York City, once known for its large Italian population. It is bounded on the west by Tribeca and Soho, on the south by Chinatown, on the east by the Bowery and Lower East Side, and on the north by Nolita. In 2010, Little Italy and Chinatown were listed in a single historic district on t...

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