The Memorial To The Children Victims Of The War, Lidice, Czech Republic

Tuesday, 10th March 2015, 09:35:03
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Lidice (German: Liditz) is a village in the Czech Republic just northwest of Prague. It is built near the site of the previous village of the same name which, as part of the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, on orders from Adolf Hitler and Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler, was completely destroyed by German forces in reprisal for the assassination, in Operation Anthropoid, of Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich in the late spring of 1942...
The Memorial to the Children Victims of the War, Lidice, Czech Republic
The Memorial to the Children Victims of the War, Lidice, Czech Republic
The Memorial to the Children Victims of the War, Lidice, Czech Republic

Vatnajökull Glacier, Vatnajökull National Park, Highlands Of Iceland, Iceland

Tuesday, 17th February 2015, 18:09:31
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Vatnajökull /ˈvaʰdnaˌjœːkʏtl̥/ (meaning Glacier of Lakes), also known as the Vatna Glacier, is the largest and most voluminous Icelandic ice cap, and one of the largest in area in Europe. It is located in the south-east of the island, covering more than 8 percent of the country. Name The name Vatnajökull is derived from "vatna", the genitive plural form of "vatn" which means "water" in Icelandic but is also used to refer to a lake, and "jökull", the Icelandic for glacier...
Vatnajökull glacier, Vatnajökull National Park, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Vatnajökull glacier, Vatnajökull National Park, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Vatnajökull glacier, Vatnajökull National Park, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Vatnajökull glacier, Vatnajökull National Park, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Vatnajökull glacier, Vatnajökull National Park, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland

Langjökull Glacier, Highlands Of Iceland, Iceland

Wednesday, 4th February 2015, 14:25:34
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Langjökull (Icelandic for "long glacier") is the second largest ice cap in Iceland (953 km2), after Vatnajökull. It is situated in the west of the Icelandic interior or Highlands of Iceland and can be seen clearly from Haukadalur. The glacier is located at 64°45′N 19°59′W. Its volume is 195 km³ and the ice is up to 580 m (1,900 ft) thick. The highest point of the ice cap (at Baldjökull at the northern end of Langjökull) is about 1,450 m (4,760 ft) above sea level...
Langjökull glacier, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Langjökull glacier, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Langjökull glacier, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Langjökull glacier, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland
Langjökull glacier, Highlands of Iceland, Iceland

Hospital De Sant Pau Museum And Cultural Center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Friday, 30th January 2015, 09:01:21
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The former Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Catalan pronunciation: /uspiˈtaɫ də ɫə ˈsantə ˈkɾɛw i ˈsam ˈpaw/, English: Hospital of the Holy Cross and Saint Paul) in the neighborhood of El Guinardó, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, is a complex built between 1901 and 1930, designed by the Catalan modernist architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. Together with Palau de la Música Catalana, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site...
Hospital de Sant Pau museum and cultural center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Hospital de Sant Pau museum and cultural center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Hospital de Sant Pau museum and cultural center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Hospital de Sant Pau museum and cultural center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Hospital de Sant Pau museum and cultural center, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Monemvasia Town, Peloponnese, Laconia, Greece

Thursday, 29th January 2015, 09:49:43
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Monemvasia (Greek: Μονεμβασία) is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. The town is located on a small island off the east coast of the Peloponnese. The island is linked to the mainland by a short causeway 200m in length. Its area consists mostly of a large plateau some 100 metres above sea level, up to 300 m wide and 1 km long, the site of a powerful medieval fortress. The town walls and many Byzantine churches remain from the medieval period...
Monemvasia town, Peloponnese, Laconia, Greece
Monemvasia town, Peloponnese, Laconia, Greece
Monemvasia town, Peloponnese, Laconia, Greece
Monemvasia town, Peloponnese, Laconia, Greece
Monemvasia town, Peloponnese, Laconia, Greece

Lavenham Village, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

Thursday, 29th January 2015, 09:35:31
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Lavenham is a village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. It is noted for its 15th-century church, half-timbered medieval cottages and circular walk. In the medieval period it was among the 20 wealthiest settlements in England. Today, it is a popular day-trip destination for people from across the country along with another historic wool town in the area, Long Melford. History Before the Norman Conquest of England, the manor of Lavenham had been held by the thegn Ulwin or Wulwine...
Lavenham village, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Lavenham village, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Lavenham village, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Lavenham village, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Lavenham village, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

Extreme Windswept Ice Formations By Marko Korošec, Mount Javornik, Dinarides, Slovenia

Thursday, 25th December 2014, 18:03:30
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Marko Korošec was born and raised in a small village Žirje in Slovenia. He graduated high school there and continued with my studies at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics. Since his early age, he was interested in meteorology and photography. Through several years of measurements and daily observations he managed to collect many interesting data about southwestern Slovenia and Karst region climatology...
Extreme windswept ice formations by Marko Korošec, Mount Javornik, Dinarides, Slovenia
Extreme windswept ice formations by Marko Korošec, Mount Javornik, Dinarides, Slovenia
Extreme windswept ice formations by Marko Korošec, Mount Javornik, Dinarides, Slovenia
Extreme windswept ice formations by Marko Korošec, Mount Javornik, Dinarides, Slovenia
Extreme windswept ice formations by Marko Korošec, Mount Javornik, Dinarides, Slovenia

Riverboarding Of Great Aletsch Glacier, Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland

Friday, 19th December 2014, 23:38:45
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The Aletsch Glacier (German: Aletschgletscher) or Great Aletsch Glacier (German: Grosser Aletschgletscher) is the largest glacier in the Alps. It has a length of about 23 km (14 mi) and covers more than 120 square kilometres (46 sq mi) in the eastern Bernese Alps in the Swiss canton of Valais. The Aletsch Glacier is composed of three smaller glaciers converging at Concordia, where its thickness is estimated to be near 1 km (3,300 ft)...
Riverboarding of Great Aletsch Glacier, Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland
Riverboarding of Great Aletsch Glacier, Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland
Riverboarding of Great Aletsch Glacier, Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland
Riverboarding of Great Aletsch Glacier, Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland
Riverboarding of Great Aletsch Glacier, Bernese Alps, Valais, Switzerland

Eiffel Tower Private Apartment By Gustave Eiffel, Champ De Mars, Paris, France

Tuesday, 2nd December 2014, 11:55:37
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When the Eiffel Tower opened in 1889 to universal wonder and acclaim, designer Gustave Eiffel soaked up the praise, but as if that wasn't enough, it was soon revealed that he had built himself a small apartment near the top of the world wonder garnering him the envy of the Parisian elite in addition to his new fame. Located on the third level of the tower, Eiffel's private apartment was not large, but it was cozy...
Eiffel Tower private apartment by Gustave Eiffel, Champ de Mars, Paris, France
Eiffel Tower private apartment by Gustave Eiffel, Champ de Mars, Paris, France
Eiffel Tower private apartment by Gustave Eiffel, Champ de Mars, Paris, France
Eiffel Tower private apartment by Gustave Eiffel, Champ de Mars, Paris, France
Eiffel Tower private apartment by Gustave Eiffel, Champ de Mars, Paris, France

Mosaic Excavations, Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Commagene, Gaziantep Province, Turkey

Tuesday, 25th November 2014, 23:58:20
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Zeugma Mosaic Museum, in the town of Commagene, Gaziantep Province, Turkey, is the biggest mosaic museum on the world, containing 1700m2 of mosaics. It opened to the public on 9 September 2011. The museum's mosaics are focused on Zeugma, thought to have been founded by a general in Alexander the Great’s army...
Mosaic excavations, Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Commagene, Gaziantep Province, Turkey
Mosaic excavations, Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Commagene, Gaziantep Province, Turkey
Mosaic excavations, Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Commagene, Gaziantep Province, Turkey
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