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Mittelbau-Dora, soms ook wel het concentratiekamp Mittelbau genoemd, was een naziconcentratiekamp dat in augustus 1943 in gebruik werd genomen nabij Nordhausen, ten zuiden van het Harz-gebergte. Mittelbau-Dora, sometimes called the Mittelbau concentration camp was a Nazi concentration camp, which was inaugurated in August 1943 near Nordhausen, south of the Harz Mountains.

KZ - Lager Mittelbau-Dora

Nordhausen
20.11.2016
De Harz is het noordelijkste middelgebergte van Duitsland. The Harz is the northernmost mountain range in Germany. Op de foto / On the photo: Beelden op de Hexentanzplatz

Germany - Harz

Saksen-Anhalt
19.11.2016
Mosel / Moezel is een wijnstreek in Duitsland rond de rivieren de Moezel Mosel / Moselle is a wine region in Germany around the rivers Moselle Op de foto / On the photo: De Burcht Pyrmont (Duits: Burg Pyrmont) is een burcht boven op een berg tussen de Duitse plaatsjes Roes en Pillig. ///// The Pyrmont Castle (German: Burg Pyrmont) is a castle atop a mountain between the German towns Whirl and Pillig

Moezel / Mosel - Germany

Pillig
29.07.2016
Moskou is de hoofdstad en met afstand de grootste stad van Rusland, voorheen van de Sovjet-Unie./// Moscow is the capital and by far the largest city of Russia, formerly the Soviet Union. Op de foto / On the photo: Het Nationaal Historisch Museum gezien vanaf het Rode Plein //// The National History Museum as seen from Red Square

Russia - Moscow

Moskou
18.04.2016
Batterie Todt is een kustbatterij gebouwd door de Duitse Wehrmacht tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Het complex werd gebouwd door Organisation Todt, nabij het Franse dorp Audinghen, aan Het Kanaal bij Cap Gris-Nez in het departement Pas-de-Calais. Het maakte onderdeel uit van de Atlantikwall en de bewapening bestond uit vier kanonnen met een kaliber van 38 centimeter. Batterie Todt is a coastal battery built by the German Wehrmacht during World War II. The complex was built by the Organisation Todt, near the French village of Audinghen, on the Canal at Cap Gris-Nez in the Pas-de-Calais. It was part of the Atlantic and was armed with four guns with a caliber of 38 centimeters.

France - Pas-de-Calais

Audinghen
17.08.2015
Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 5,000-acre (2,000 ha) estate is in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom.Highclere Castle is the main filming location for the British television period drama Downton Abbey.It is the country seat of the Earl of Carnarvon, a branch of the Anglo-Welsh Herbert family

Highclere Castle , home of Downton Abbey


04.04.2015
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. It is in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in England, including several hundred burial mounds

Stonehenge

Wiltshire
04.04.2015
The Port of Dover and the white cliffs of Dover ( halk cliffs )

The Port of Dover and the white cliffs of Dover


04.04.2015
Berlin is the capital of Germany, and one of the 16 states of Germany. It is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. On the photo: The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is an 18th-century neoclassical triumphal arch in Berlin, and one of the best-known landmarks of Germany. It is built on the site of a former city gate that marked the start of the road from Berlin to the town of Brandenburg an der Havel.

Germany - Berlin

Berlin
28.03.2015
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. On the photo: Buckingham Palace is the London residence and principal workplace of the monarchy of the United Kingdom

Great Britain - London

Londen
14.12.2014
Ypres (Dutch: Ieper) is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders. During World War I, Ypres was the centre of intense and sustained battles between German and Allied forces. On the photo: The In Flanders' Fields Museum is devoted to the study of World War I and occupies the second floor of the Cloth Hall, Ypres in Belgium.

Belgium - Ieper - West-Vlaanderen - WWI

Ieper
01.11.2014
Waterloo, known for the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. On the photo: Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo (French: Panorama de la Bataille de Waterloo) is a cylindrical painting of 12 meters high and 110 meters long. The painting, created in 1915, the Battle of Waterloo shows. It was painted by Louis DuMoulin.

Belgium - Battle of Waterloo

Waterloo
31.10.2014
The Black Forest ( Schwarzwald ) is a great, forested mountain range in the state of Baden-Württemberg in southwestern Germany. It is bounded by the Rhine valley to the west and south. On the photo: View over The Black Forest ( Schwarzwald )

Germany - The Black Forest ( Schwarzwald )

Donaueschingen
26.10.2014
Het nationaal Gedenkteken van het Fort van Breendonk / The national Memorial of the Fortress of Breendonk Fort Breendonk is a fortification built in 1906 as part of the second ring of defenses of the Rduit national around the city of Antwerp, Belgium.Originally one in a chain of fortresses constructed to enable the government to defend the city of Antwerp, which would serve as the main headquarters in times of war, Breendonk was near the town of the same name, about 12 miles southwest of Antwerp. It was covered by a five metre thick layer of soil for defense against bombings, a water-filled moat and measured 656 by 984 feet. During the Second World War, the fort was used by the Germans as a prison camp for detaining Belgian political dissidents, captured resistance members and Jews. Many were tortured or executed within the camp.

Belgium - The national Memorial of the Fortress of Breendonk

Mechelen
31.05.2014
Mechelen is a city and municipality in the province of Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium. On the Photo: Grote Markt (Large Market square), St. Rumbold's Cathedral. The Sint-Romboutskathedraal (St. Rumbold's Cathedral) with its dominating tower (UNESCO World Heritage ID 943-016); the Sint-Janskerk (Church of St. John the Evangelist) exhibits 'The Adoration of the Magi' and the Kerk van Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-over-de-Dijle (Church of Our Lady across the river Dijle) 'The Miraculous Draught of Fishes', paintings by Rubens; the domed baroque Basiliek van Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-van-Hanswijk by native architect Lucas Faydherbe, of whom some sculptures can also be found in the cathedral he was a pupil and leading assistant of Rubens; the baroque Begijnhofkerk (Church of the Beguines, dedicated to St. Alexis and St. Catherine); the former Jesuit church Sint-Pieter en Pauluskerk (Saints Peter and Paul) and the present Jesuit Church of Our Lady of Leliendaal.

Belgium - Mechelen

Mechelen
31.05.2014
De dom van Speyer (Kaiser- und Mariendom zu Speyer) is een kathedraal in de Duitse stad Speyer (Spiers). De dom is de grootste kerk in romaanse stijl ter wereld. Samen met de kathedralen van Mainz en Worms maakt hij deel uit van de drie romaanse Kaiserdome langs de Rijn. Paus Pius XI heeft de kerk in 1925 tot basiliek verheven. De dom staat sinds 1981 op de Werelderfgoedlijst van UNESCO. The cathedral of Speyer (Kaiser und Marien zu Speyer) is a cathedral in the German city of Speyer (Spires). The cathedral is the largest church in the Romanesque style in the world. Along with the cathedrals of Mainz and Worms, he is part of the three Romanesque Kaiser Dome along the Rhine. Pope Pius XI, the church elevated to Basilica in 1925. The cathedral is since 1981 on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Germany - Dom van Speyer

Speyer
18.02.2014
Oberes Mittelrheintal / Upper Middle Rhine Valley The Rhine Gorge is a popular name for the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a 65 km section of the River Rhine between Koblenz and Bingen in Germany. It was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in June 2002 for a unique combination of geological, historical, cultural and industrial reasons. The region's rocks were laid down in the Devonian period and are known as Rhenish Facies. This is a fossil-bearing sedimentary rock type consisting mainly of slate. The rocks underwent considerable folding during the Carboniferous period. The gorge was carved out during a much more recent uplift to leave the river contained within steep walls 200 m high, the most famous feature being the Loreley. On the photo: The Marksburg is a fortress above the town of Braubach in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is the only medieval castle of the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed. It is one of the principal sites of the UNESCO World Heritage Rhine Gorge. The fortress was used for protection rather than as a residence for royal families. The castle was built to protect the town of Braubach and to reinforce the customs facilities. It was built about 1117 and explicitly first mentioned in 1231. In 1283 Count Eberhard of Katzenelnbogen bought it and through the 14th and 15th century the high noble Counts rebuilt the castle constantly.[1] 1479 the territories of the Counts of Katzenelnbogen (male line extinct) went to the Count of Hessen.

Germany - Oberes Mittelrheintal

Boppard
18.12.2013
Dasburg is een plaats in de Duitse deelstaat Rijnland-Palts, en maakt deel uit van de Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prm. Door middel van het oversteken van de grensrivier Our bereikt men Luxemburg. Boven het dorp steekt een kasteelruine - Burg Grundriss uit. Dasburg is a town in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, and is part of the Eifel Kreis Bitburg-Prm. By means of crossing the border river Our one reaches Luxembourg. Above the village puts a castle ruin - Burg Grundriss uit.

Germany

Dasburg
27.10.2013
Vianden is een stad in het gelijknamige kanton Vianden in het noordoosten van Luxemburg. De plaats Vianden ligt onmiddellijk aan de grens met Duitsland, en wel met de deelstaat Rijnland-Palts, aan beide zijden van de rivier de Our. Vianden is een van de belangrijkste toeristische trekpleisters van Luxemburg. Vianden is a town in the eponymous canton of Vianden in the northeast of Luxembourg. The place Vianden located directly on the border with Germany, namely the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, on both sides of the River Our. Vianden is one of the main tourist attractions of Luxembourg. op de foto / On the photo: Het Kasteel Vianden is gebouwd tussen de 11e en 14e eeuw op de funderingen van een Karolingische en Romeinse vesting (castellum). Het is een van de grootste en mooiste adellijke residenties van de romaanse en gotische perioden in Europa. Vianden Castle was built between the 11th and 14th centuries on the foundations of a Carolingian and Roman fortification (castellum). It is one of the largest and most noble residences of the Romanesque and Gothic periods in Europe.

Luxembourg

Witlz
27.10.2013
The New Palace (German: "das Neue Schloss", which may also be translated as New Castle) is a building which stands on the south edge of Schlossplatz, the central square in Stuttgart, Germany. The castle is built in late Baroque style. From 1746 to 1797 and from 1805 to 1807, it served as a residence of the kings of Wrttemberg.

Neues Schloss in Stuttgart

Stuttgart
04.06.2013
The Chteau de Malmaison is a country house (or chteau) in the city of Rueil-Malmaison about 12 km (7 mi) from Paris. It was formerly the residence of Josphine de Beauharnais, wife of Napolon Bonaparte. The public can visit the manor house as a Napoleonic muse national. On the photo: Chteau de Malmaison

France Chteau de Malmaison & Paris

Rueil-Malmaison
02.07.2012
Burley is a village located towards the western edge of the New Forest. On the photo: A street in Burley

Great Britain - New Forest

Burley
18.04.2012
The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel. The Island has many resorts which have been holiday destinations since Victorian times. On the Photo: Carisbrooke Castle is a historic motte-and-bailey castle located in the village of Carisbrooke, near Newport, Isle of Wight, England. Charles I was imprisoned at the castle in the months prior to his trial.

Great Britain - Isle of Wight

Dover
17.04.2012
Rajasthan is the largest state of the Republic of India in terms of area. It borders Pakistan to the west, Gujarat to the southwest, Madhya Pradesh to the southeast, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to the northeast and Punjab to the north. Rajasthan covers an area of 342,239 km² (132,139 mi²). Udaipur is famous around the world as the City Of Lakes or Venice of The East.Udaipur was the capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar and now is a city and a municipal council in Udaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan On the photo: City Palace and Museum, a man is decorating for Divali

India - Rajasthan

Udaipur
15.04.2012
Tuscany (Italian: Toscana) is a region in Italy. Tuscany is known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and its vast influence on high culture. Tuscany is widely regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. On the photo: Volterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri, to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. The town was a Neolithic settlement and an important Etruscan center.

Italy - Tuscany / Italie - Toscane

Volterra
04.01.2012
Belgische Ardennen vormen een bosrijk laaggebergte in oostelijk Belgi (een groot deel van Walloni). // Belgian Ardennes is a wooded low mountains in eastern Belgium (a large part of Wallonia). Op de foto / On the photo: De watervallen van Coo met een hoogte van 13 meter, in de rivier de Amblve. De toeristische dienst van de moedergemeente.In opdracht van de prins-abt van Stavelot is in de 17e eeuw door monniken de grote waterval gemaakt, waarschijnlijk om het aan de meander gelegen Petit-Coo tegen overstromingen te beschermen. ///// The waterfalls of Coo with a height of 13 meters into the river Amblve. The tourist office of the moedergemeente.In commissioned by the prince-abbot of Stavelot in the 17th century by monks made he big waterfall, probably to the meander located Petit-Coo against flooding.

Belgische Ardennen / Belgian Ardennes

Coo
11.12.2011
Vatican City is an ecclesiastical or sacerdotal monarchical state, ruled by the Bishop of Rome the Pope. The highest state functionaries are all Catholic clergymen of various national origins. It is the sovereign territory of the Holy See (Sancta Sedes) and the location of the Pope's residence, referred to as the Apostolic Palace. The Apostolic Palace is the official residence of the Pope Benedictus XVI

Italy - Vatican City

Vatican City
02.10.2011
Rome is the capital of Italy The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.Rome's history spans two and a half thousand years. It was the capital city of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. The Colosseum, or the Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre , is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.

Italy - Rome


02.10.2011
Pelion or Pelium is a mountain and district at the southeastern part of Thessaly in central Greece, forming a hook-like peninsula between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea. On the photo: Waterfall near Damouchari

Greece - Pelion

Damouchari
21.01.2011
The Metora (Greek:"suspended rocks", "suspended in the air" or "in the heavens above") is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List On the photo: The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron - This is the largest of the monasteries located at Metora. It was erected in the mid-14th century AD and was the subject of restoration and embellishment projects in 1483 and 1552. The building serves as the main museum

Greece - The Metora

Meteora
20.12.2010

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