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Hypin’ Up the Holidays, Seattle Style

It’s that time of year once again. Here in Seattle each year, the city’s official Christmas tree sparkles at the intersection of 4th Avenue and Pine Street at Westlake Center. Macy’s dons its gigantic star at the corner of its huge department store. This year, all the star’s lights beam …

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Novodevichy Monastery in the evening

Novodevichy Monastery in the evening. Russian Orthodox female monastery of the Church in Moscow. Novodevichy Monastery was founded by Grand Prince Vasily III in 1524 – in honor of the Smolensk Icon of the Mother of God "Odigitriya". Is simultaneously a active monastery and a branch of the State Historical …

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Singapore 2008-11-20 18:06:37

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island country located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It lies 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator, south of the Malaysian state of Johor and north of Indonesia’s Riau Islands. At 707.1 km2 (273.0 sq mi), Singapore is …

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HDR36 – Beacon Hill

This is my first from this key Seattle lookout point. If the lens flare wasn’t there, I think it would be a killer photograph. See the higher resolution here: www.flickr.com/photos/davidahoffman/4061982208/

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Hill of Crosses

Hill of Crosses The Hill of Crosses (Lithuanian: Kryžių kalnas) is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania. The precise origin of the practice of leaving crosses on the hill is uncertain, but it is believed that the first crosses were …

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