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Sweden: The medieval city of Visby, Gotland

Gotland is the largest island in Sweden and a real summer island. I imagine it’s pretty much only locals here during the rest of the year, but during the summer the tourists come invading – both Swedish and from abroad –  and they’re joined by summer guests making the city all buzzing with parties and people milling about. 170 more words


Phillip Medhurst's Bible in pictures 106 Rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem under Nehemiah

By William Brassey Hole (1846-1917) from “Old Testament History” (Eyre and Spottiswoode 1925). Location of painting unknown.


Leaving a Life of Privilege


Now I was cupbearer to the king.

In the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was before him, I took up the wine and gave it to the king. 769 more words

Beijing Old City Wall

Like many Chinese cities, Beijing was once protected by a city wall. Time and development however have destroyed most of it, but there is a small remaining section in a small park by the Beijing Railway Station. 127 more words


Thursday Doors (on Friday): Beijing City Wall

After walking through the maze of Hutongs and around the train station with offset maps, we finally found the park we were looking for. 511 more words