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Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge - The Scallop Shell and The Pilgrimage

Sir Walter Raleigh wrote:

Give me my scallop shell of quiet;
My staff of faith to walk upon;
My scrip of joy, immortal diet;
My bottle of salvation; 428 more words

History

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular - The Giant's Causeway

Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

The causeway  was formed about sixty-two million years ago over a long period of igneous activity when this whole area would have been situated in an equatorial  region,  experiencing  hot and humid conditions.  148 more words

History

Chinese Panda

There was a news on TV this morning. A (zoo) keeper struck -> more like a light slap, a young panda in a panda nursery in China. 164 more words

Opinion

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular - Don Quixote's Windmills

The old fortress town of Consuegra in Central Spain  is famous for its windmills which remained in use until the beginning of the 1980s. These were the very windmills that  48 more words

History

Russia, Final Day, Reflection and Assessment

I was woken in the morning by the sound of squealing brakes and the unmistakable sound of metal on metal which means two vehicles have had a collision. 767 more words

History

After visiting | Haus am Horn, Weimar

Goethe’s Garden house. 

Haus am Horn 

Floor plan of Haus am Horn

Haus am Horn.

Haus am horn was an experimental building by Bauhaus Weimar to reinvent the residential typology for the modern living. 148 more words

Architecture