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MS Pacific – The Love Boat dies in Aliağa
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MS Pacific – The Love Boat dies in Aliağa

Α cruise ship owned and operated by the Brazil-based Viagens CVC. She was built for Flagship Cruises in 1971 by the company Nordseewerke in Emden, West Germany, and named Sea Venture. She operated cruises between the United States and Bermuda. Between 19...
Mont Orgueil – The huge medieval guard in Jersey
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Mont Orgueil – The huge medieval guard in Jersey

The construction of the castle was undertaken following the division of the Duchy of Normandy in 1204. Philip II of France seized the Duchy of Normandy from King John. The Duchy remained disputed territory until 1259 when the English sovereign surrendered...
Plymouth town – The only ghost capital of a political territory in Montserrat island
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Plymouth town – The only ghost capital of a political territory in Montserrat island

A town constructed on historical lava deposits near the then long-inactive Soufrière Hills volcano, the town was evacuated in 1995 when the volcano resumed erupting. Plymouth was eventually abandoned permanently in 1997 after it was substantially burnt an...
Talietumu fort – The ruins of the fortress in Wallis and Futuna
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Talietumu fort – The ruins of the fortress in Wallis and Futuna

The fort was built around 1450 during the expansion of the Tu'i Tonga Empire and it was the last holdout of the Tongans on Uvea until they were defeated. The archaeological site was a fortified settlement called Kolo Nui and the whole fortress is surroun...
Shaheed Minar – The memorial tower in Kolkata
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Shaheed Minar – The memorial tower in Kolkata

It was erected in 1828 to commemorate the victory of the British East India Company forces against the Marathons in 1804 and the victory of the East Indian Armed Forces over the Gurkhas in the Anglo-Nepalese War. The monument was designed by J. P. Parker....
Wallblake House – The only surviving plantation house on the island in The Valley
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Wallblake House – The only surviving plantation house on the island in The Valley

A heritage building, built in 1787 by Will Blake, a sugar grower. In the 1800s, when Anguilla experienced severe drought, the estate resorted to raising economic crops such as sugar and cotton over an area of 97 acres of plantation, but with little succes...

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