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Armenia, Caucaus mountains

Armenia: An Ancient Civilisation

8 mins readArmenia

Armenia: An Ancient Civilisation View over the city of Yerevan, capital of Armenia, with Mount Ararat in the background With a recorded history of more than 3,500 years, Armenia is home to one of the…

Paris Seine River

Guillaumot prevents Paris collapse

9 mins readFrance

Guillaumot prevents Paris collapse. Modern-day Paris On April 24, 1777, architect Charles-Axel Guillaumot, newly minted Inspector of Quarries, experienced the worst first day at work. More than two years prior, in the afternoon of December…

The Bund

The Bund: The Definitive Guide for Travellers

7 mins readAsiaChina

Shanghai’s “The Bund” The Bund, a stretch of historical buildings lining the western bank of the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China (“bund” derives from the Hindustani word band which means “embankment”), was initially a British settlement that…

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