The design of the Washington D.C. Temple was patterned after the Salt Lake Temple, with six spires adjoining the building at either end, the tallest of which rises 288 feet over the Washington beltway. It is located on a wooded hill overlooking Rock Creek Park. The Washington D.C. Temple was the first since the Los Angeles Temple to include an assembly hall. More than 750,000 visitors viewed th...
I found this misplaced "Shell" symbol in perljam.net, placed by "piskasp", ad it has intrigued me. So I find the answer - it's on http://ceiroquinho.cmc.free.fr/ and it is related with the devotion to one of Christ's apostles, Saint-Jacques of Compostelle (site in Portuguese - look infotos/compostelle)
Greek: Δωδεκάνησα, Dodekánisa, meaning "twelve islands"
are a group of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, off the southwest coast of Turkey. They have a rich history, and many of even the smallest inhabited islands boast dozens of Byzantine churches and medieval castles.
Established 1338 as the seat of the Old Town authorities. The oldest gothic part of the complex which includes a tower and an oriel chapel is richly decorated with coats of arms.
It was built in the latter half of the 14th century. In the top part of the astronomical clock (early 15th century) the 12 apostles appear every hour between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m The bottom part was supplemented wi...
Liege place is quite rich in fortifications from all the periods. By the way, several sites are dedicated to the fortifications anterior to the 18th century. As far as I am concerned, I will limit myself to the works constructed after 1885, wich already gives me quite a lot of work.
So in Liege, we have the twelve forts of the first world war, builded all around the city, on the ...
November 14, 2001, flight LX 3597: a Crossair AVRO RJ100 from Berlin crashed from low altitude during its landing approach towards Zürich. Of the 33 people onboard, only twelve passengers and two crew survived the crash.
Mount Olympus (also transliterated as Mount Olımpos, and on modern maps, Óros Ólimbos) is the highest mountain in Greece, at 2,918 meters high; In Greek mythology, Mount Olympus is the home of the Twelve Olympians, the principal gods in the Greek pantheon
Twelve of Bomber Command's new Lancaster heavy bombers were dispatched unescorted on a daring low-level raid 500 miles across France and Germany to attempt a precision attack on the MAN factory at Augsburg where U-boat engines were built.
A series of places worth seeing in Berlin. It is mainly historical places or places with historical background. I've added a small amount of information to each of the twelve places in Berlin. I intend to update this occasionally. Hope you enjoy it.
Shringeri temple is located in Shringeri town, Chikmagalur district, Karnataka state, India. It was established by great sage, Adi Shankaracharya, Hindu theologian and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy, in the 8th century C.E. It is located on the banks of the river Tunga. According to legend, sage Adi Shankaracharya had selected the site as the place to stay and teach his disciples, ...
In a relatively short career, Chip Foose has created a legacy of designs and accomplishments that are well beyond his years. Chip was born and raised in Santa Barbara California and automobiles were definitely in his blood. Chip's first job was working for his father's company where Chip specialized in project design. By age twelve, Chip already had five y...
A USAAF strike photo of an attack on Deggendorf harbour, Bavaria, on 20 April 1945. Deggendorf was attacked from Douglas A-20 Havocs of the 426th Bomb Group. The Siriuswerke ("Deggendorfer Bleicherde - Fabriken") and the Wallner company were destroyed. A 5000 t grain silo and twelve oil tanks were destroyed at Wallner, as were the quais and most of the buildings. The photo shows most ...
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