Archive for April, 2008

USS Texas Battleship

Filed under: Ships and Vessels, Texas

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The USS Texas is a veteran of Vera Cruz and both World Wars. The ship was completed in 1914 and saw action in some of the most important battles of World War II. It is now located at the San Jacinto State Historic Site in La Porte, Texas near Houston.



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A Light in the DarkUSS Texas Main Gun BreachVintage World War II Photo Print - U.S.S. Texas, 8 x 5.25 InchesBroken HeadUSS Texas #1 (1 of 1)USS Texas (1 of 1)Battleships New York and Texas


Florence Cathedral

Filed under: Italy, Religious

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The Florence Cathedral, which is also known as The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is known for its dome that was designed by Filippo Brunelleschi.



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Italy - Florence - Cathedral at sunset 02_DSC8687Italy - Florence - Cathedral at sunset 01_DSC8678Putting the Cap onItaly - Florence - Cathedral from Piazzale Michelangelo 01 sepia_DSC8638Santa Maria del FioreCentral bronze door of Basilica di Santa Maria del FioreSanta Maria del Fiore


Westminster Abbey

Filed under: Religious, United Kingdom

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Westminster Abbey is a large Gothic church located in Westminster, London. It is now known as The Church of St Peter, Westminster and is the place of coronation and burial for English monarchs.

The Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey along with Saint Margaret’s Church are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.



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Westminster Abbey, LondonWestminster Abbey, LondonLondon at nightLondon at nightA I 20Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey