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Dubrovnik Summer Festival 2016

The Dubrovnik Summer Festival opening ceremony was held last night in the Old City piazza in front of Sveti Vlaho Church and everyone was there. It seemed like the entire city population showed up and were joined by many guests who participate in this annual summer event.  156 more words


A City Wall With a Surprise

Tallinn’s old city wall has a different kind of construction than other city walls I’ve visited. And I really liked this medieval version. After buying a ticket and climbing some slightly steep stair cases inside one of the towers, you step out onto a nice ledge. 71 more words


Day One Hundred Seventy Seven #DiaryoftheEndoftheWorld

Lyle and I spent our day going from one end of the encampment to the other looking for Flowers. We did find a look-alike in our little market area, but this doppelgänger, unlike Flowers, does not bear the mark. 81 more words

Diary Of The End Of The World

Day 5 Journal Entry by Naho

My name is Naho. I am 16 years old and I am a junior. I go to Hudson high school and have been taking Chinese class for 3 years. 84 more words


Sir Frank Short Engraver

Art is made up of many different fields – oils, watercolour, graphite, pastel, etching, mezzotint, etc – that at any one time one aspect will be in the fore while another has receded.   306 more words


Xi'an, China, May 2016, part 1

Bronze chariot at terracotta Warriors museum

We had a bit of a rough entry into Xi’an, arriving by plane (not our first choice) at around midnight local time. 656 more words


Xi'an (part II)

Continuing on from part I, Xi’an City Wall and the Muslim Quarter is also 2 of Xi’an’s very popular sights.

5) Xi’an City Wall

The city wall stands about 13 kms long, 12-14m wide and 12 metres high. 742 more words