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Des Finlandais surchauffés malgré une défaite de 59 points

Suite de mon petit weekend à Bilbao pour la coupe du monde de basket.

Après un réveil plus ou moins en douceur, direction le Bilbao Exhibition Center, une salle de congrès aménagée en salle de basket pour la Coupe du Monde. 458 more words


kastelholm castle

My kids don’t know this yet but I’m planning a medieval castle tour for next summer. :) Here are a few snapshots I took at Kastelholm in Åland, off the coast of Finland.  33 more words


Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds @ Nuremburg, Germany

The Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds in Nuremburg, or Documentation Center for short, is housed in the North Wing of the unfinished congress hall built by the National Socialist Party. 598 more words


Western Ukrainian snapshots; August 2014

Images from our time in Western Ukraine.  This part of the country is characterized by Euro-Ukrainian cities such as Lviv, Uzhorod, and Ivano-Frankivsk, with roots also in Poland, Galicia, Czechoslovakia, Austria-Hungary, and more; a narrow swathe of the Carpathian Mountains, forested and crawling with people growing things and herding things and collecting things, and some tourists like ourselves; and a unique take on the state and future of the country, naturally.   90 more words

Srebarna Nature Reserve

The Srebarna Nature Reserve is a freshwater lake adjacent to the Danube and extending over 600 ha. It is the breeding ground of almost 100 species of birds… 120 more words


An Excessive City

Rome (9 – 14 June 2013)

I paid more for a faster train just to get to Rome sooner. I knew that even a week was not enough to see all the sights that Rome had to offer and I was determined to make my limited time there count. 3,107 more words


Irish Nature through Snapshots

Beautiful Irish nature beyond Dublin … A few days around will charge everyone’s batteries. I love going back again and again, but I also love  13 more words