British Raj

British Raj
Namibia

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Namibia

Did you know the name Namibia comes from the Nama word meaning "vast place of nothingness"? Here are 10 interesting facts about Namibia for your own...

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Kings of Europe: France, The Habsburgs & The Russian Tsars

Kings of Europe: France, The Habsburgs & The Russian Tsars

Kings of Europe: End of Empires

Kings of Europe: End of Empires

The Story of Ramadan

The Story of Ramadan
Sicily

The Sicilian Cart: A moving work of art

Among the island's most recognised folk icons is the "caretto siciliano", an ornately decorated horse- or donkey-drawn cart, which emerged in...

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Christian Empires: Byzantium, Crusaders and Venice

Christian Empires: Byzantium, Crusaders and Venice
A picture of the Mackinac Bridge. The photo was taken from the southern shore of the Lower Peninsula facing St Ignace. The picture shows the Mackinac Bridge.

The Mackinac Bridge – pronounced...

The idea of crossing one of the longest suspension bridges in the US bares no excitement for some, and in the case of the Mackinac Bridge, the sight of this...

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off the coast of Palawan, Philippines

Pearl Divers of Palawan

The Philippines are a traditional source of natural pearls and shells with most pearl farming activity located on the island of Palawan. The Samal-Badjao...

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Philippine Postal Corporation Dia Del Galeon Festival 2010 stamps

The Mighty Manila Galleons

During the heyday of the galleon trade, serving as a focus for trade between China and Europe, Manila became one of the world’s great ports. The Manila...

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