Balcony House Museum, Bahamas

Balcony House Museum is a museum on Market Street, off Bay Street, in Nassau, Bahamas. As with many of the wooden colonial houses in the city, it is painted pink with white trimmings. Built in the 18th century, it got its name from the overhanging balcony upstairs supported by knee brackets. The beauty of the […]

the Western, Desert

The Western Desert of Egypt is a vast expense of barren wilderness covering close to 3 million square kilometers of the country. It stretches westward from the Nile Valley into Libya in the west and Sudan in the south. Although the Western Desert occupies two thirds of Egypt, it is practically uninhabited, save for a […]

Rome, Italy

Rome is the capital and largest city in Italy. It covers 1,285 sq km (496 sq mi) and has a population of over 2.7 million people (2011 estimate). It is a city on the Tiber River, in the Lazio Region, on the central-western part of the Italian Peninsula. Capitoline Hill, Rome Author: Pascal Reusch (Creative […]

Badenweiler, Germany

Badenweiler is a spa town in the district of Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald in Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany. It covers 13.02 sq km (5.03 sq mi) and has a population of 3,900 people (2012 estimate). More on Badenweiler Located on the western edge of the Black Forest, Badenweiler has drawn thousands of visitors annually to its warm mineral springs. Here, […]

Battle, England

Battle is a small town n the district of Rother, in East Sussex, England. It is about 80 km to the southeast of London, and has a population of around 6,000 people. More on Battle The town of Battle was named after the Battle of Hastings of 1066, where Duke William II of Normandy, defeated […]