Figueres, Spain

Figueres, Spain

Figueres – a small Spanish town bordering France and representing the food and wine industry of Catalonia, gained worldwide fame thanks to the surrealist painter Salvador Dali, who was born here and spent a significant part of his life. Later, Dali built a theater museum in his hometown, which today ranks second in popularity and […]

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Majorca, Spain

Landmarks of Majorca, Spain

According to computerminus, Mallorca is the largest island of the Balearic archipelago. It is also the most popular holiday island in the region. The development of tourism in Mallorca took place relatively early. Mallorca is therefore one of the first destinations that could be classified under the heading of mass tourism. Most tourists stay in […]

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US 395 in Oregon

US 30 and 395 in Oregon

US 30 in Oregon US 30 Get started Astoria End Ontario Length 477 mi Length 768 km Route Astoria Rainier St Helens scappoose Portland Portland – Ontario: Idaho According to act-test-centers, US 30 is a US Highway in the US state of Oregon. The road forms an east-west route from the Pacific Ocean at Astoria […]

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Lighthouse Pilsum

Holiday at the North Sea

North Frisian Islands The North Frisian Islands are located in the state of Schleswig-Holstein and are particularly characterized by the tides, low tide and high tide. This is especially true for the Halligen – these are islands that can be completely submerged by water at high tide . The most beautiful holiday islands of the […]

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Pontevedra, Spain

Pontevedra, Spain

According to thedressexplorer, Lanzada Beach is located on the west coast of a narrow isthmus that leads to the small peninsula of El Grove (O Grove), located in the vast estuary of the Ria de Arosa. El Grove is a popular family holiday destination with picturesque beaches surrounded by forests and developed infrastructure. Of the […]

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Sightseeing in Pskov, Russia

Sightseeing in Pskov, Russia

In the northern part of the Pskov region in the Plyussky district there is a memorial museum-reserve of N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov. It includes two estates – Lubensk and Vechasha. Here Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the operas The Golden Cockerel, The Night Before Christmas, Sadko, The Tsar’s Bride, The Tale of Tsar Saltan and The Tale of the Invisible […]

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Budapest and surroundings

Hungary Attractions

Baja is a picturesque town on the banks of the Danube and Sugovica. The small islands and the beautiful churches make up the charm of the town; there is also an artist colony here. Kalocsa, the center of Hungarian paprika cultivation, is also a city of museums, where Hungarian folk art is kept alive in […]

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Latvia Politics in the 1990's

Latvia Politics in the 1990’s

In September 1991L. returned to being an independent state, but the detachment from the USSR raised many problems both for the serious consequences on the country’s economic situation and therefore on its political stability, and for the difficult definition of a new international position. The expectation of rapid integration into Western political, economic and military […]

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Iceland Arts and Culture

Iceland Arts and Culture

Culture. – We have already mentioned (see above, Explorations) to the possibility that the first settlers to arrive on the island were Irish monks. A certain number of Celts and Anglo-Saxons also had to participate in the Norman colonization, according to what is attested by the onomastics and toponymy. Until about 1850 the type of […]

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Vichy France 3

Vichy France Part III

According to shopareview, the basic platform of this fluctuating position is the relationship with the US, the keystone of which lies in the activity of Admiral W. Leahy, credited to Vichy by Roosevelt on November 23, 1940 and remained there until May 1, 1942. Montoire did not have followed up on the contact made in […]

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Vichy France 2

Vichy France Part II

France now enters the new Hitlerian order: the “French Republic” gives rise to the “French State” and a whole xenophobic, racial, anti-democratic and anti-militant legislation is enacted; but this new order appears as if it has been filtered through an old patina of ancien régime and of traditionalism of Action française. The Pétain-Count of Paris collusion (a […]

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Vichy France 1

Vichy France Part I

Under the terms of the armistice, whose application methods are so vague that France runs the risk of being suffocated, the French government is disarming the fleet and the colonial territory with the commitment not to place either nor the other in the service of England; as for the metropolitan territory, it – excluding a […]

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The Internal Reorganization of France 2

The Internal Reorganization of France and the Resumption of an European Policy Part II

But much more important was the action carried out by the government to revive the national economy which, at the end of the civil wars, was in disastrous conditions: the country was depopulated, the progress of agriculture stopped, internal exchanges hindered and made unsafe by exactions. and looting and even arbitrary tolls that reappeared here […]

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The French Dialects 2

The French Dialects Part II

The Lorraine (Nancy, Metz) has several similar traits. We observe the differentiation of i followed by y into e, the passage, at least partial, of ü into i (- utum becomes i or, in front of nasal, ę n), of i and a i, the non-diphthongization of e and obefore j (ley, n œy), the reduction of üi to ü, of ei to a, the passage of ei to oi also in front of ł (soloil), of ę in the syllable course to a (matre “to put”), of æ a o (to “time”), the passage from – sj – to h? ?? (maho da mansionem), the conservation of […]

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The France Revolution 10

The France Revolution Part X

While Bonaparte was defeating the most powerful external enemy, the internal directorate had to fight on two fronts: against socialist ambitions (Babeuf) not very vigorous in truth, because by now the popular masses were tired and happy to have reached the three eights: bread, meat and wine for eight sous; against the monarchical reaction, more dangerous […]

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The France Revolution 7

The France Revolution Part VII

Meanwhile, three armies were invading France, two Austrians and one Prussian: Longwy first, Verdun later fell into the hands of the Prussians, Thionville into the hands of the Austrians. The predominantly Girondist ministry, which had assumed power after 10 August, wanted to move the capital elsewhere, but Danton, who covered the department of Justice in […]

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The France Revolution 5

The France Revolution Part V

According to hyperrestaurant, the limit of the work of the Constituent Assembly is the determination of the office of the monarchy, which reflects the contradictory situation in which it found itself: the monarchy with its passive resistances, its repentances, its insincerities does not conquer the revolution, but with its submissive demeanor not yet exasperated; on […]

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Greece Between 1924 and 1935

Greece Between 1924 and 1935

The Republic (1924–35): After the Greco-Turkish War, the ongoing clashes between the supporters of Venizelos (“Venizelists”) and his opponents (“Antivenizelists”) strained Greek domestic politics. Under the impression of the military defeat in Asia Minor, after the abdication of Constantine I. Venizelists who came to power execute anti-Venizelist politicians in November 1922. During this time the […]

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New French

New French

The development of the French language in the 16th century is characterized by two tendencies: on the one hand, the orientation towards Latin (and Greek) as a result of the Renaissance and humanism, on the other hand, the growing awareness of the value of one’s own language and the endeavor to expand its expressiveness (both […]

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Cathedrals in U.K.

Cathedrals in U.K.

Windsor Castle Windsor Castle – a worthwhile destination One of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations is Windsor Castle, an hour west of London in the picturesque Thames Valley. The history of the palace, which is also known as the “British Versailles”, goes back to the 11th century to William the Conqueror, who had a […]

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Bulgaria Traditions

Bulgaria Traditions

Been independent since 1878 , Bulgaria was a monarchy until the 1946 referendum which established the people’s republic; following the democratization process that affected the country in 1989, like others in Eastern Europe, a new Constitution was drafted, approved in 1991, in which Bulgaria is defined as a parliamentary republic founded on the division of powers, […]

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