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Tennis

Tennis

[caption id="attachment_164824" align="aligncenter" width="590"] International Tennis Hall of Fame - Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island © Daniel Case/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent's court. The object of the game is to play the...

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Castaway Cay in the Bahamas

Castaway Cay in the Bahamas

[caption id="attachment_152623" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Flying Dutchman at Castaway Cay © EmbraerSkyPilot[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Castaway Cay is a private island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port for the Disney Cruise Line ships Disney Wonder, Disney Magic, Disney Dream, and Disney Fantasy. It is located near Great Abaco Island, and was formerly known as Gorda Cay. It is owned in full by The Walt Disney Company, giving them substantial control over the experience of visitors to the island. A post offi...

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Matanzas in Cuba

Matanzas in Cuba

[caption id="attachment_164251" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Jerome Ryan - www.mountainsoftravelphotos.com/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Matanzas is the capital of the Cuban province of Matanzas. Known for its poets, culture, and Afro-Cuban folklore, it is located on the northern shore of the island of Cuba, on the Bay of Matanzas, 90 kilometres (56 mi) east of the capital Havana and 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of the resort town of Varadero. Matanzas is called the City of Bridges, for the seventeen bridges that cros...

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Nordkirchen Castle, Versailles of Westphalia

Nordkirchen Castle, Versailles of Westphalia

[caption id="attachment_153172" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Main building with Venus Island in front © Mbdortmund[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Schloss Nordkirchen in the Gemeinde Nordkirchen in Kreis Coesfeld, Westphalia, Germany, built in 1703 to 1734, is known as the "Versailles of Westphalia" as it is the largest of the partly moated Wasserschlösser in that region. It was originally one of the residences of the Prince-bishops of Munster. The present Baroque schloss is the successor of a true moated Wasserschloss b...

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Brive-la-Gaillarde in the Corrèze department

Brive-la-Gaillarde in the Corrèze department

[caption id="attachment_153561" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Fontaine République on Place de la République © Le grand Cricri[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Brive-la-Gaillarde is a commune of France. It is a sub-prefecture of the Corrèze department. It has around 50,000 inhabitants, while the population of the urban area was 89,260 as of 1999. Although it is by far the biggest commune in Corrèze, the capital is Tulle. The commune was named "Brive" until 1919, when it was renamed "Brive-la-Gaillarde". The word "Gaillar...

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Sunny Beach on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast

Sunny Beach on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast

[caption id="attachment_151477" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Sunny Beach © Ванка5/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Sunny Beach is a major seaside resort on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located approximately 35 km north of Burgas in Nessebar municipality, Burgas Province. To the south Sunny Beach has grown together with Nessebar and Ravda, to the north with Saint Vlas. Sunny Beach is known for its intense nightlife with numerous bars, pubs and clubs and especially popular among younger people. Sunny Be...

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Eel Pie Island in London

Eel Pie Island in London

[caption id="attachment_206156" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Eel Pie Island Museum in Twickenham © flickr.com - Jim Linwood/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Eel Pie Island is a 8.935-acre (3.6 ha) island in the River Thames at Twickenham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It is on the maintained minimum head of water above the only lock on the Tideway and is accessible by boat or from the left (generally north) bank by footbridge. The island had a club that was a major venue for jazz and blues in the 1960...

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Downing Street in Westminster

Downing Street in Westminster

[caption id="attachment_163132" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Drow male/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Downing Street in London has for more than three hundred years housed the official residences of two of the most senior British Cabinet ministers: the First Lord of the Treasury, an office now synonymous with that of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; and the Second Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Prime Minister's official residence is 10 Downing Street; the Chancell...

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Milano Centrale Train Station in Milan

Milano Centrale Train Station in Milan

[caption id="attachment_153903" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Milano Centrale, seen from Pirelli Tower © Kiban/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Milano Centrale is the main railway station of Milan, and one of the main railway stations in Europe. The station is a railway terminus and was officially inaugurated in 1931 to replace the old central station (1864), which was a transit station and could not handle the new traffic caused by the opening of the Simplon tunnel in 1906. The station has 24 tracks. Every day about 3...

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New Gallery in Kassel

New Gallery in Kassel

[caption id="attachment_219770" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Gerd Fahrenhorst/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Neue Galerie (New Gallery) is an art museum in Kassel in the state of Hesse, in Germany. The building was constructed between 1871 and 1877 as a museum for works of the Old Masters. The building was damaged and burned out on 22 October 1943 in a devastating air raid carried out on the orders of Winston Churchill. The 60 most important works were brought to Vienna, and were returned in 1956. The building...

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