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Theme Week Warsaw - The Polonia Palace Hotel

Theme Week Warsaw - The Polonia Palace Hotel

[caption id="attachment_4824" align="aligncenter" width="590" caption="© poloniapalace.com"][/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Polonia Palace is a unique hotel in central Warsaw: boasting a long history, it has survived war and political crises with dignity, and today stands as a symbol of the best of both old and new Warsaw. The hotel is an easy walk from Warsaw's shopping districts and financial centers, and enjoys an enviable location it is directly opposite the Palace of Culture and Science, and offers its guests an unimpeded v...

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Sligo, the center of the Irish Border Region

Sligo, the center of the Irish Border Region

[caption id="attachment_161102" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Bridge over the Garavogue River © geograph.org.uk - Kenneth Allen/cc-by-sa-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sligo is the county town and the most populous urban area in County Sligo. With a population of 19,500 in 2011, it is the second-largest urban centre in the province of Connacht. Sligo is a major economic, educational, administrative and cultural centre of Ireland's Border Region, a region of over 500,000 people which comprises the counties of Sligo, Do...

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The city of Cork

The city of Cork

[caption id="attachment_160629" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Winthrop Street © Ticketautomat[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland and the island of Ireland's third most populous city. It is the principal city and administrative centre of County Cork and the largest city in the province of Munster. Cork has a population of 119,000, while the addition of the suburban areas contained in the county brings the total to 190,000. Metropolitan Cork has a population of approximately 27...

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Avignon, city of the Popes

Avignon, city of the Popes

[caption id="attachment_160244" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Pope Palace and Philipp Tower © Jean-Marc Rosier (de/from www.cjrosier.com + www.gordes-immobilier.com)[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Avignon is a commune in the Vaucluse department in southeastern France on the river Rhône. The city is well known for its Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes), where several popes and antipopes lived from the early 14th to early 15th centuries. A famous theatre festival is held annually in Avignon. Founded in 1947, the Avigno...

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Lake Weißensee

Lake Weißensee

[caption id="attachment_153238" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Hans Holz/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Weissensee is a lake in the Austrian state of Carinthia within the Gailtal Alps mountain range. The highest situated Carinthian bathing lake shares its name with the municipality of Weissensee on the northern and southern shore. Due to its steep shore, the eastern part is almost uninhabited, with only a narrow path leading to the eastern end, where the area of the Stockenboi municipality reaches the la...

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The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall

[caption id="attachment_6950" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Dubai Mall seen from Burj Khalifa © Intelpower[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Dubai Mall is the world's largest shopping mall based on total area and sixth largest by gross leasable area. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it is part of the 20-billion-dollar Burj Khalifa complex, and includes 1,200 shops. Access to the mall is provided via Doha Street, rebuilt as a double-decker road in April 2009. Twice delayed, Dubai Mall opened on 4 November 2008, wit...

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Penmarch in Brittany

Penmarch in Brittany

[caption id="attachment_154373" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Pointe de Penmarch © Photographe[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Penmarch is a commune in the Finistère department of Brittany in north-western France. It lies 18 km south-west of Quimper by road. Inhabitants of Penmarc'h are called in French Penmarchais. Penmarch is the southwest most township of Pays Bigouden, at the southern end of the Bay of Audierne. It is the most populous township of the Guilvinec's canton, with a population of 6,000 inhabitants. The ter...

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Theme Week South Korea - Suwon

Theme Week South Korea - Suwon

[caption id="attachment_193266" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Fortifications of Suwon © flickr.com - Richard Mortel/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Suwon is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea's most populous province which surrounds Seoul, the national capital. Suwon lies about 30 kilometres (19 miles) south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city. ...

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Theme Week Nepal - Biratnagar

Theme Week Nepal - Biratnagar

[caption id="attachment_201674" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Rickshaw © flickr.com - Prashant Shrestha/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Biratnagar is the second largest metropolitan city and the capital of the Province No. 1 of Nepal. It also holds the record for the second most densely populated (after Kathmandu) and the fourth most populous city of Nepal, with a population of 240,000. Biratnagar has politically been the most active city of Nepal, thus gifting a subtotal of five prime ministers along with hosting some o...

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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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