“Sense of Place” Story and Pictures — National Geographic Your Shot

National Geographic (magazine)

National Geographic (magazine) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The facial reconstruction of Tutankhamun as sh...

The facial reconstruction of Tutankhamun as shown on the cover of National Geographic in 2005. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: logo for National Geographic Channel

English: logo for National Geographic Channel (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Take a look at some brilliant photos from the National Geographic at its best.

via “Sense of Place” Story and Pictures — National Geographic Your Shot.

Thoughts?

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Mag...

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Magazine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Slow road to Cyprus – Marilyn and Alf’s ten most precious memories

Taking the slow road to Cyprus

Over the seven week trip, probably the following stand out as our ten most precious memories:

  1. Stopping firstly in Brugge, Belgium, with its highly attractive Medieval architecture, pretty cobbled streets, canals and bridges, its numerous art galleries and museums
  2. Being fortunate enough to hear the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra playing at home at the splendid Musikverein in the Golden Hall  – that same day we had lunch at the legendary Cafe Mozart, where Graham Green wrote “The Third Man
  3. Visiting Vienna’s famous sites, including: the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Schonbrunn Palace and gardens, the amazing Austrian Parliament Building and not to forget the outstanding beauty of the Art Nouveau architecture to be seen in the centre of Vienna
  4. Walking across the famous Charles Bridge Prague, which in the Middle Ages was one of the Wonders of the Modern World, reaching the Old Town and watching the historic Prague Astronomical clock performing its spectacle…

View original post 324 more words