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Black Pine on Parapluiberg

The Föhrenberge Nature Park and the Perchtoldsdorfer Heide with the Parapluieberg are among the most popular hiking regions in Vienna, especially since a number of points on the route open up magnificent views of the city, the northern Vienna Basin and the neighboring elevations. Clear views even show Schneeberg and …

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Renaissance villas, Kastela, Croatia

Between the cities of Split and Trogir—which are about 20 km apart and both on the UNESCO World Heritage sites list—lies the city of Kastela with its riviera. It was formed by merging seven small medieval fortified cities, each with its own castle (Kastel). One of these castles featured in …

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City of Seattleites

Seattle, Washington, USA. People who live and work in Seattle are called “Seattleites”. When I first learned about this fact as a child in elementary school, I was reading an article aloud in my class. My teacher had to correct my pronunciation as I had erroneously said “satellites”. I was …

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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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32 Seasons in Seattle

Seattle, Washington, USA. For some reason, there are times when I lose interest in photographing the city where I live. This month will make eight years in Seattle — the longest time I’ve lived in one place (second place is now Stavanger, Norway at five years; third place is Minneapolis …

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