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Major Renovations for Luxembourg’s Favourite Bridge

source: Worldwide Travel Directory

http://www.worldwidetraveldirectory.co.uk/major-renovations-for-luxembourgs-favourite-bridge/

Work is well underway on the 63 million Euro renovations of the old Pont Adolphe, the stone bridge that spans the beautiful Pétrusse Valley in the heart of Luxembourg City. 495 more words

Cities of Eastern Europe - Riga

We drove back to the city to rendezvous with our Latvian guide for the afternoon who was going to take us on a walking tour of the city.  109 more words

History

Northern Spain – The City of Palencia

” Castile has no coast, so tourists in search of a beach leave it alone…. Castile is almost overlooked.  If Spain is hard, extreme, hot, cold, empty, then Castile is more so.”  1,143 more words

History

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh Laundry

Early morning was a good time to be visiting Bari Vecchia where the residents of the crooked streets were preparing for the day ahead.  Washing lines were being loaded and cranked into position high up across the alleys and lanes and strung outside windows like bunting as though in anticipation of a parade or a carnival, stretching across the streets, smelling sweetly of soap powder, dripping indiscriminately and swaying gently backwards and forwards above the secret doorways and back alleys.

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Walking in the World Heritage Site Landscape

The landscape surrounding Blaenavon comprises natural beauty combined with rugged reminders of the industries that once ravished this region. It is an area of global significance that has been recognised as a ‘cultural landscape’ in that it typifies the combined efforts of nature and man. 302 more words

Wales

Cities of Poland

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Warsaw was good but it doesn’t have the historical swagger or confidence of Krakow or the quirky charm of the more manageable Wroclaw because Warsaw is a modern European capital with the raw edge and the buzz of a major city. 17 more words

History

The Darjeeling Toy Train

I am covered in soot, its in my hair, down the back of my t shirt and I keep spitting it out of my mouth.   I’m also freezing cold.   842 more words

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