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Statue of Jesus Christ at the northern point of town © Manfredwinslow

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[caption id="attachment_161063" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Ferrara City Hall © Sien[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Ferrara is a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. It is situated 50 km north-northeast of Bologna, on the Po di Volano, a branch channel of the main stream of the Po River, located 5 km north. The town has broad streets and numerous palaces dating from the 14th century and 15th century, when it hosted the court of the House of Este. For its beauty and cultural...

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Exeter in Devon

Exeter in Devon

[caption id="attachment_160706" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Exeter Cathedral © flickr.com - Charles Miller[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Exeter is a historic city in Devon, England. It lies within the ceremonial county of Devon, of which it is the county town as well as the home of Devon County Council. Currently the administrative area has the status of a non-metropolitan district, and is therefore under the administration of the County Council. The city is on the River Exe, about 37 miles (60 km) northeast of Plymouth, and 7...

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Theme Week Turkish Riviera

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Royal Opera House in London

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Grand Canal in Ireland

Grand Canal in Ireland

[caption id="attachment_221690" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Grand Canal Dock in Dublin © Giuseppe Milo/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Grand Canal (Irish: An Chanáil Mhór) is the southernmost of a pair of canals that connect Dublin, in the east of Ireland, with the River Shannon in the west, via Tullamore and a number of other villages and towns, the two canals nearly encircling Dublin's inner city. Its sister canal on the Northside of Dublin is the Royal Canal. The last working cargo barge passed through the Gra...

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The AIDAmar

The AIDAmar

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Albertville in the Alps

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[caption id="attachment_150613" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Place Charles Albert © Tiia Monto/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Albertville is a commune in the Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. Albertville is situated on the Arly River, close to the confluence with the Isère River. Nearby mountains include: Belle Etoile, Dent de Cons, Négresse, Roche Pourrie, Mirantin, Pointe de la Grande Journée, and Chaîne du Grand Arc. Nearby mountain ranges include: the Bauges; the Beauforta...

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Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro

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Saint-Omer in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region

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The archipelago of the Azores

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