Archive for April, 2008

USS Texas Battleship

Filed under: Ships and Vessels, Texas

Map image

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.



Related Photos from Flickr:

Battleships New York and TexasNEW YORK & TEXAS (LOC)USS Texas BB-35USS Texas BB-35USS Texas BB-35USS Texas BB-35USS Texas BB-35


Florence Cathedral

Filed under: Italy, Religious

Map image

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.



Related Photos from Flickr:

The DuomoIl Duomo di FirenzeDigital Pencil Drawing of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.DSC_3756_1280Giotto's bell towerView from the Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy -- Jul 2014Florence - The Birthplace of The Renaissance


Westminster Abbey

Filed under: Religious, United Kingdom

Map image

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.



Related Photos from Flickr:

St Paul's.. Ho! Ho! Ho! ...look i got my Christmas hat on i be off from Monday onwards to start my Christmas shoppingLondon Dezember 2014-581Westminster AbbeyCastles Beyond the ThamesLondon-334gold boxDuke & Duchess Of Windsor (Edward VIII) Attend The Memorial Service Of Princess Mary, Westminster, London, SW1. UK. 1965.