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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USS TexasUSS Texas Bell

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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Florence Cathedral And Giotto's Bell TowerFlorence skyline - ITAFlorence Cathedral, ItalyGiotto's CampanileLandscape of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo (Tuscany - Italy) HDRThe old tree (Old Garden Bobolino - Florence, Italy) (n. 1)The Tower (tower Saint Niccolò Tower in Florence - Italy)

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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From hootnoodleWestminster School (London) medal (1960’s or earlier)The Church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey, londonView from the EyeDean's YardLondon, England - Quick Overnight LayoverLondon, England - Quick Overnight Layover