Belgium - Brussels

by Kimp 15. December 2012 04:25
Throughout History, Belgium, like Poland, was in an unfortunate geographical location between several strong world powers. Belgium is a natural stepping stone for any England, France, Germany or Scandinavian Army wanting to go make a move on the others. However, being flanked by France, Germany, and being close to England and Scandinavia which are all historically strong economies, also has its benefits. [More]

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Sicily - Bagreha

by Kimp 23. November 2012 04:20
Bagreha is an upper class suburb of Palermo Sicily. In the 1600's and 1700's wealthy citizens built large summer villa's there, to get out of Palermo's sweltering summer heat. If you had a house up there, then you were somebody. [More]

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Sicily - Palermo

by Kimp 22. November 2012 04:13
Sicily was the first melting pot in the world. Over the years it has been ruled by many different nationalities (Romans, Greeks, Spaniards, French, Arabs, Italians). But when a new ruler took over, they didn't try to cleanse Sicily of the other nationalities, instead, they learned to live with them in peace. [More]

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France - Nice

by Kimp 8. November 2012 19:29
There isn't any cookie cuter Riviera village experience, all of them are distinct and different. With Nice's sun, 4 miles of beach on a gently arched coast, clean fresh air, and soft light, it is known as both a place of good relaxation and a place for great inspiration. [More]

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Iowa - Sioux City

by Kimp 27. October 2012 04:51
Souix City's location on the Missouri river made it the place to be in Iowa in the 1800's. There was lots of traffic on the river. A river boat carrying corn overturned and someone bought the ruined corn for next to nothing. They then bought 400 hogs and feed the corn to them. With the profit from that they started a very successful hog slaughter company. The hog and corn industry made a lot of people in Souix City wealthy, and as a result, they built beautiful Victorian Era homes. Many of those homes are still here and are still in great shape. [More]

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Greece - Santorini

by Kimp 7. October 2012 04:24
Santorini was the scene of the second most explosive and longest volcanic eruption since humans have inhabited Earth. [More]

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Greece - Patmos

by Kimp 6. October 2012 03:56
St John was hiding in a cave on Patmos Island to escape the Romans who were looking for him, when he wrote the book of Revelations, which is in the new testament. [More]

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Turkey - Ephesus

by Kimp 6. October 2012 03:32
It is known that "John the Evangelist" left Jerusalem after Jesus was crucified and he moved to Ephesus Turkey to spread the word. At that time, Ephesus was the largest city in Turkey. [More]

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Greece - Mykonos

by Kimp 5. October 2012 03:07
Photo Blog Mykonos is one of the smallest Islands (10 mi x 7 mi) in the Aegean Sea, near Greece. It's one of the most popular Greek Islands because of its night life, its restaurants, its beautiful harbor, beautiful beach, and Cycladic art shops. However being popular has a drawback, it's very expe... [More]

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Switzerland - Martigny and Haute Nendaz

by Kimp 29. September 2012 03:15
Martigny sits at the cross roads between France and Italy. A road named the "Col de la Forclaz", goes through a mile high pass in the Alps, and into France. Another named "Grand St Bernard Pass" that goes through a 1 1/2 mile high pass, via the Alps, into Italy. [More]

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