Royal Holloway – University of London

Royal Holloway – University of London

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Royal Holloway College was founded by the Victorian entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas Holloway in 1886. Founder’s Building is one of the world’s most majestic university buildings, and home to famous Picture Gallery containing Thomas Holloway’s fine collection of Victorian paintings, and beautiful chapel. Campus is one of the most beautiful in the world with numerous teaching and study spaces, bars and cafés, high-quality accommodation, and sports facilities. All this is set in 135 acres of stunning parkland.

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Highgate Cemetery – Londons Great Victorian Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery – Londons Great Victorian Cemetery

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Famous Highgate Cemetery is one of unusual historical destinations in London. Features include Victorian buildings, chapels, catacombs, The Lebanon Circle and Egyptian Avenue, all of outstanding architectural importance. The most famous resident of Highgate Cemetery East is Karl Marx, whose monument attracts comrades and others from all over the world. Visitors are free to wander through the East Cemetery, with its memorials to Karl Marx, George Eliot and Douglas Adams, but the most atmospheric part of the cemetery is the foliage-shrouded West Cemetery, laid out in 1839. Only accessible on an organised tour.

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London Urban City Life

London Urban City Life

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When people live in London, they’ll think that London is the most wonderful place in the world. with all of the amazing things to do, all of the galleries, restaurants, and markets, and, more than anything.

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Canary Wharf Underground London

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Walkway London

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Westminster Underground London

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Alnwick Castle Gardens

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Trafalgar Square London

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City Parliament London

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Great Conservatory – Syon Park Gardens London

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Canary Wharf Skyline – London

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Chelsea Flower Show 2014

Chelsea Flower Show 2014

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Every year the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea are transformed into show gardens, inspirational small gardens and vibrant horticultural displays for the world’s most famous flower show. Alan Titchmarsh designs RHS Britain in Bloom 50th anniversary garden at Chelsea Flower Show. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is attended by 157,000 visitors each year.

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Couture Fashion Week 2014

Couture Fashion Week 2014

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Couture Fashion Week has presented a series of couture and luxury fashion shows. A models walk the runway during the presentation of the 2014 couture collection. Designers take to the runway some of their creations for 2014.

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Diego Velazquez Paintings

Diego Velazquez Paintings

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Spain’s greatest painter was also one of the supreme artists of all time. A master of technique, highly individual in style, Diego Velasquez may have had a greater influence on European art than any other painter. His paintings include landscapes, mythological and religious subjects, and scenes from common life, called genre pictures.

Biography:

Gender: Male
Born: 6. Jun 1599
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: 6-Aug-1660
Location of death: Madrid, Spain
Nationality: Spain
Cause of death: Fever
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter
Executive summary: Las Meninas

Diego Velázquez – Arachne (1659)

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Diego Velázquez – Old Woman Frying Eggs (1618)

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Diego Velázquez – Christ in the House of Martha and Mary (1618)

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Diego Velázquez – Retrato de la reina Mariana de Austria (1652)

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Diego Velázquez – Infanta Margarita (1654)

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Diego Velázquez – Infanta (1656)

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Diego Velázquez – Infanta Margarita Teresa in a blue dress oil painting picture

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Michael Phelps Won His First Medal at London Olympic Games 2012

Michael Phelps Won His First Medal at London Olympic Games 2012

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Phelps is the greatest athlete in Olympic history. He helped to win the silver medals for his teammates Adrian Nathan, Ryan Lochte, Cullen Jones in the 400-meter freestyle at London Olypics 2012. Still only 27 years old, Phelps has the goal of winning at least three more gold medals in this year’s Olympics to officially become the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time.

Biography:

Name: Michael Phelps
Born: 30 June 1985
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Height: 6 ft. 3in. (193 cm)
Weight: 165 (88 kg)
Feet size: 14
Arm span: 200 cm
Best known as: The swimmer who won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

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The Shard – The Tallest Building of Europe

The Shard – The Tallest Building of Europe

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Europe’s tallest building stands at 310 metres (1,016ft) and is fully clad in glass. Facilities will include a hotel, restaurant, viewing platform, flats and offices. The Shard will be open to the public with a viewing gallery and observation deck on the 72nd floor. Work on the Shard began in February 2009 and an estimated £450million has been spent on its construction so far. The tower has two main tenants lined up – Shangri-La Hotels, who will be occupying floors 34-52 – and Transport for London who will take some of the office space.

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London Gatwick Airport Facts

London Gatwick Airport Facts

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London Gatwick Airport is the UK’s 2nd largest airport, after Heathrow, and the busiest single-runway airport and the 6th busiest airport in the world. Hosting 33 million passengers annually, the airport serves more than 200 destinations in over 90 countries. Gatwick Airport began life as a small flying club back in 1930, and gained its first public license issued by the Air Ministry in 1934, which allowed the Airport to be used by commercial aircraft. It is located in West Sussex, just north of Crawley, and around 29 miles (46km) South of central London, directly linked to the M23 motorway at junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road.

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Fascinating Ships in a Bottle

Fascinating Ships in a Bottle

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The ship is usually larger than the opening. So, You need little tricks, patience and skill to insert it in the bottle. The best way to build ship in a bottle is build all parts of ship like masts, spars, hull and sails separately outside the bottle, then insert it in and attach to the hull of the ship with specialized long-handled tools.

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