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Castillo de Real Felipe, Callao

Castillo de Real Felipe, Callao

Spanish military fortress, built between 1747 and 1774, bastion of defense of the port of Callao from the pirate and corsairs. It was the last defense wall during the independence of Peru. Designed by Luis Godín according to the plans of the Vaudan School that dominated the military art of the time. It possesses 70 thousand square meters of area, has pentagonal shape, 5 ramparts, walls, cord, r...
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Fort San Felipe, Cartagena

Fort San Felipe, Cartagena

Antonio De Arévalo's plans for the fortress began in 1639. Building was complete in 1789, creating the largest fort to guard Cartagena against pirates, who besieged the city five times between during the sixteeenth century.

San Felipe was undoubtedly the greatest and strongest fortress of all the Spanish colonies.
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Castle of San Felipe, at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Castle of San Felipe, at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Designed by the engineer Montaigu, the Castle of San Felipe was built in 1731-44 over the remains of a previous fortress. The new castle combined the fidelity of the technical teachings of Vauban with a clever adaptation to the landscape. Laid out in the shape of an arrowhead, it directed a double line of fire towards the sea on two levels, with a great facade of fortifications pointing towards...
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Fortress Eben-Emael

Fortress Eben-Emael

Fortress Eben-Emael, a beautiful name for an impregnable fortress.<br> Unfortunately, less then 50 German paratroopers managed to silence the fortress in less then 15 minutes.
In 1988, the fortress was re-opened and it became able to visit the fortress. Nowadays, a lot of work is done by the volunteers of the fortress, to give you the most realistic impression of what happened ove...
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Castle of La Palma, at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Castle of La Palma, at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Designed by the engineer Montaigu, the Castle of La Palma was built between 1731-44 over the remains of a previous fortress. It was twinned with the Castle of San Felipe, situated on the other side of the entrance to the estuary. Little remains of its original layout, modified by reconstruction in 1895.
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Fortress - Gerhard

Fortress - Gerhard

Fortress "Gerhard" is built between 1856 and 1863 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. From 1921 till 1945, the fortress was in use by the Kriegsmarine.

The fortress today:
Fortress "Gerhard" is nowadays a museum. It has an exhibit about the garrison life during the Interbellum and World War II.
Address:ul. Ku Morzu, Swinoujscie
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Palacio Real (Royal Palace) de El Pardo

Palacio Real (Royal Palace) de El Pardo

This palace is one of the numerous royal palaces of the Royal Family of Spain, although the actual King Don Juan Carlos I doesn´t usually use it. It is located within an area of huge ecological interest: the Mount of El Pardo. Its foundation was in 1405, and it has been reformed by Enrique IV, Felipe III, Carlos III and Fernando VI. It was the official residence of General Franco during his di...
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Huascaran - Peru

Huascaran - Peru

The highest in Peru (6,768m - 22,204ft)
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Estudiantes, Peru

Estudiantes, Peru

This is an Agricultural school in Peru. Stretching 11.61 km from one end to the other and about 1.6 km at widest point. They grow grapes (up the slopes to the northwest) and citrus I could not make out the row crops.
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Fenestrelle fortress

Fenestrelle fortress

ancient mountain fortress near Turin. This building are composed of three fortress connected by a stair of 4000 steps
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Fortress - Aniola

Fortress - Aniola

Fortress "Aniola" (Angel) is built between 1854 and 1858 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. During the Interbellum, the fortress was modernized with gas tight armoured doors and windows. There was also a radar installation placed on top of the tower for observation.

During the Second World War, "Aniola" was connected with other fortresses and defence wo...
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Valley near Lima, Peru

Valley near Lima, Peru

Landscape near Lima, Peru, high resolution.
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