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Paris Transportation

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The Paris transportation network is very diverse and exists literally over many levels. The city’s buses, trams, Métro, Autoroutes, trains and planes together all serve to maintain a high level of connectivity between Paris’s many different districts and beyond. Streets and thoroughfares Paris is well known for the non-uniformity of its map. This seemingly haphazard […]

Fore Street

“Fore Street”: a name often used for the main street of a town or village. Usage is almost entirely confined to the south west of England but it does also occur in some other parts of the country. There is also a Fore Street in Portland, Maine, United States, presumably named by colonists from SW […]

Naples

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Naples is the capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan. As of 2012, around 960,000 people live within the city’s administrative limits. The Naples urban area, covering 1,023 km2 (395 sq mi), has a population of between 3 million and 3.7 million, and is the 8th-most populous urban area in the European […]

Charleston

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Charleston is the second largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, surpassed only by the state capital of Columbia. Charleston is the county seat of the modern Charleston County. In 1670, Charleston was originally named Charles Towne. It moved to its present location on Oyster Point in 1680 from a location on the […]

Alexandria

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Alexandria is the second-largest city of Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. Alexandria is Egypt’s largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt’s imports […]

Lonely Planet | Best in Travel 2013 – Top 10 countries

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1. Sri Lanka Cut-price paradise back on the map Best for: Culture, off the beaten track, value for money Battered tragically by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and wracked by civil war from 1983 to 2009, many areas of the country have remained off limits to even the most intrepid traveller. Now the bitter conflict […]

Germany

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Germany officially the Federal Republic of Germany  is a federal parliamentary republic in west-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 81.8 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state […]

Gold Coast

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The Gold Coast is a coastal city located in the South East of the state of Queensland, Australia. The city is 94 km south of the state capital Brisbane. It is the second most populous city in the state, the sixth most populous city in the country, and also the most populous non-capital city in Australia. […]