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Silent Sunday: Trondheim Norway just before midnight in summer

Trondheim Norway – snap shot just before midnight on a summer day

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Underneath the river: Secret London

Did you know you could walk from one side of the Thames to another, underneath the river? A social revolution Opened in 1902, the Greenwich Thames foot tunnel allowed dock workers who lived on the south side of the river an easier way to get to and from work. But also, families living in the […]

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Silent Sunday: Covered Border Bridge across the Rhine

The bridge as border: This covered bridge across the Rhine forms an international border. On this side is Liechtenstein, on the other side is Switzerland.

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Day out Sofia: Rila Monastery

Last week, I told you about a wee church – but a very special church – on the outskirts of Sofia. Well, I decided to remain in Bulgaria just a bit longer. This week, I thought I’d take you along to another treasure. Today, we’re going to Rila Monastery, about 125 km from the Bulgarian capital, […]

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Silent Sunday: Rooftop view of Paris

View from the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France.

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World at a Glance: The Magic of Boyana

Inside this unassuming building in a woodland park just outside the Bulgarian capital is an absolute treasure. This, you see, is Boyanska tsărkva, or Boyana Church of St. Nicholas and St. Pantaleimon. It’s actually a bit bigger than it looks here, comprising three buildings, in an interesting mix of architectural styles, where the oldest part date back […]

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Silent Sunday: Gritty graffiti on the Hausmania building in Oslo

Gritty graffiti on the Hausmania building in Oslo, Norway. Hausmania is a self-governed culture house run by a collective of avant-garde artists.

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