HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL. The open-air memorial in Berlin dedicated to the murdered Jews during World War II by the Nazis bears a strong resemblance to a cemetery. Consisting of 2,711 concrete slabs (stelae) in varying heights arranged in a grid pattern … Continued

THE THREE GREAT PYRAMIDS

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Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure – this triumvirate has stood still for what seems to be since time immemorial on the Giza Necropolis a few kilometers outside present-day Cairo. Still as magnificent and mysterious as when they were first built some … Continued

RADCLIFFE CAMERA

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This circular library in Oxford was built in the English Palladian style in 1748 with three levels on the exterior though it’s only two internally. The term “camera” had nothing to do with a DSLR but comes from the Italian translation … Continued

ROMAN ENGINEERING MARVEL

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  In Segovia, a 2000 year-old stone aqueduct built by the Romans bisects the town into two. Almost a kilometer-long section still stands with 118 arches. Its sheer height of 30 meters is quite awe-inspiring  and it is a must … Continued

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