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On June 6, 1944, 150,000 American, Canadian and British troops landed in rough seas along a sixty-mile series of flat sandy beaches on the French coast at Normandy. The liberation of France and Western Europe was underway. They fought their way up sloping white sand dunes, towering cliffs, and
And that sweet City with her dreaming spires,
She needs not June for beauty’s heightening,
Lovely all times she lies, lovely to-night!
“Thyrsis,” Matthew Arnold, April 1866
A century after Arnold penned those words about the city of Oxford a latter-day pop manifesto urges us to “Open your
It’s amazing how two German spa towns can be so different. I’d been staying in the small town of Baden-Baden, tucked away in the foothills of S.W. Germany’s Black Forest. From there I went straight to Wiesbaden, the capital city of the Federal State of Hesse, expecting to see much the
The fall is arguably the nicest time to visit the Czech capital, as the hordes of tourists have long gone homeand the sweltering heat’s given way to crisp, sunny days. Culturally speaking, too, there’s a flourish of festivals and special events that round out the season, from music
On Santorini, the village folk tell stories of ghosts. Old men sipping ouzo in the tavernas say they’ve heard the music of Pan’s pipes and the clicking of little hooves in the branches of the plane trees. There is a feeling that something mysterious lingered behind after the great explosion
Cafes, bars and restaurants continue to sprout out of Berlin’s gentrifying neighbourhoods like spargel in the summertime. Kreuzkölln, the apex of gritty Kreuzberg and Neukölln, and its surrounds, remain a lure for Berlin’s flock of international
Following are some wonderful facts, that are not known really to people about Pakistan. Pakistani Northern areas are considered one of the best heavens on earth. Let's Find out the amazing info.
Is this Great Wall of China?
No. It's Wall of Sindh in Ranikot [3 hrs drive from
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