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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Historic Centre of Brugge,Belgium.

 


  

The Historic Centre of Brugge in Belgium is an outstanding example of an architectural ensemble, illustrating significant stages in the commercial and cultural fields in medieval Europe.
Brugge in medieval times was known as a commercial metropolis in the heart of Europe.
An area of continuous settlement, the Historic Centre of Brugge has retained the original pattern of streets and places, canals, and open spaces. A very specific skyline of towers and taller civic buildings (such as the cathedral, the belfry and the churches) dominates the city
Thank Amina for the beautiful card.



Saturday, 20 February 2016

Golden Gate Bridge,USA.




The Golden Gate Bridge  is a 2.7 km long suspension bridge in steel spanning the Golden Gate strait, 1.6 km wide and 4.8 km long channel, between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.  The bridge is one of the most internationally recognised symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States. It has been declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It was thrown open to public in 1937 and was, until 1964, the longest suspension bridge in the world, At present,  Akashi Kaiky┼Ź Bridge, Japan is the longest steel bridge.