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Monumental Recognition


Not necessarily one for our American friends: the Ross Monument, County Down. Erected on the shoreline of Carlingford Lough in 1826 to the design of William Vitruvius Morrison, this massive granite obelisk commemorates Major General Robert Ross who had been killed in September 1814 while advancing on Baltimore during the American War. 185 more words

Architectural History

Zagreb, Croatia: Pluto the Dog

If you’ve been to Zagreb and now you’re wondering “How could I miss the sculpture of a dog?”, you’re not the only one. A lot of people from Zagreb doesn’t know the story of Pluto, even though he can be found on a very busy street, Bogovićeva, just thirty seconds of slow walking distance from the main square of Ban Jelačić. 449 more words

Travel

Interest May Be Fading For Man Arrested In Colorado, Teens Murdered Investigation

(CBS4) – Interest may be fading in the man dubbed “hatchet man” for making threats to hikers and bicyclists in El Paso County, in connection with a double teen murder in Indiana. 177 more words

News

Kopie van bezwaarschrift tegen nieuwe locatie van groot Namenmonument WO2

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Wij vechten op meerdere fronten situaties aan, die wij als te erg zien. Maud heeft recent ook bezwaar gemaakt tegen de nieuwe locatie van een enorm grote… 1,899 more words

Amsterdam

Humayun's Tomb: Selfies, Sunset and Serenity

Today in the afternoon I headed over to Humayun’s Tomb to spend a couple hours shooting. As usual, it was packed with tourists from all over the world, including so many from various parts of India, as well as like a billion school kids. 361 more words

India

The history of Nabeul City, by Wassim Najjar - Tunisa [Photo Essay]

I have chosen to show you the most famous and symbolic monuments of my city. These pictures represent our past, the roots of Nabeul. The gate arc which was the door of the city, the pottery jar with the gigantic tree planted in it, and the giant orange plate. 115 more words

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