Month: September 2020

Moorish Barracks – A distinctly neo-classical building in Macau

Built in 1874, this building was constructed to accommodate an Indian regiment from Goa appointed to reinforce Macao’s police force. Now it serves as the headquarters of

Neretva Bridge – The bridge of the Battle for the Wounded in Jablanica

A part of the Memorial of the Battle on the Neretva dedicated to the World War II battle, fought between Yugoslav partisans and Axes forces, as part

“Blood in the Water” – The battle between Hungary and USSR in Melbourne

The match took place on 6 December 1956 against the background of the Hungarian Revolution, and saw Hungary defeat the USSR 4–0. The name was coined after

Stari Most – The bridge symbol in Mostar

A rebuilt 16th-century bridge that crosses the river Neretva and connects the two parts of the city. The Old Bridge stood for 427 years, until it was

Marcus Garvey – The birthplace of the political activist in Saint Ann’s Bay

He was the founder and first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA), through which he declared himself Provisional President of Africa.

Guanyin of Nanshan – The three sided massive statue in Sanya

The 108-meter statue has three aspects: one side faces inland and the other two face the South China Sea, to represent blessing and protection by Guanyin of

9/11 – Collapse of the World Trade Center in New York

On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked American Airlines Flight 11 and crashed it into the northern façade of the North Tower at 8:46 a.m. the aircraft struck

Sam Kai Vui Kun – The Kuan Tai Temple in Macau

The temple was built after the middle of the 18th century by local Chinese tradesmen. This modest construction is located near the old area of the Chinese

Sir Robert Ho Tung Library – The book mansion in Macau

The public library is housed in a mansion with historical, cultural and architectural value. The old building has the head office of the library system, located on

Capitol Records Tower – The legendary studios in Los Angeles

American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint. It was founded as the first west coast-based record label of note in

Montparnasse derailment – The Site of the famous train accident in Paris

On 22 October 1895 the Granville–Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus. With the train several minutes late and the driver trying to

Thiruvalluvar monument – The statue of Valluvar in Kanyakumari

A 41 meter tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher, author of the Tirukkural, an ancient Tamil work on Dharmic and morality. It is located

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