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Botanical Garden of Valencia: Peaceful Oasis

The Botanical Garden of Valencia was founded in 1567 and like most botanical gardens around the world, it started out as a physic garden dedicated to herbs and medicinal plants for study purposes. 545 more words

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Open days - the gardens of the Russian Church of St Serge

Tucked away behind nondescript iron gates in the 19th arrondissement, at the end of a winding alleyway, is a tiny slice of countyside in the heart of the city. 230 more words

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App Spotlight: Toledo Museum of Art

Q&A with Maria Iafelice, Docent Program Manager at Toledo Museum of Art

Since its founding in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art’s mission has been art education and it has earned a global reputation for the quality of their collection, their innovative and extensive education programs, and their architecturally significant campus. 699 more words

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Dancing Trees (Central Park)

Viewed from a distance the trees just stand there, not doing much. But a close zoom into and between the branches  allows you to see these stately creatures in Central Park undulating. 14 more words

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Literary Walk (Central Park)

Those would be Sir Walter Scot, Robert Burns, and Fitz Greene Hallek. I’ve never paid them much mind. But I got caught in the view of the trees and had some time to kill on my way towards an appointment on the East Side where I stopped by the Literary Walk in Central Park. 42 more words

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