Thursday, April 30, 2020

City of Quito - Ecuador

Quito, the capital of Ecuador, was founded in the 16th century on the ruins of an Inca city and stands at an altitude of 2,850 m. 
Despite the 1917 earthquake, the city has the best-preserved, least altered historic centre in Latin America. 
The monasteries of San Francisco and Santo Domingo, and the Church and Jesuit College of La Compañía, with their rich interiors, are pure examples of the 'Baroque school of Quito', which is a fusion of Spanish, Italian, Moorish, Flemish and indigenous art.

5 pictures of Quito.

Évora - Portugal

Évora is a city in southeastern Portugal, and is the capital of the district of the same name in the Alentejo region.

5 pictures of Évora.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Aachen Cathedral - Germany

Construction of this palatine chapel, with its octagonal basilica and cupola, began c. 790–800 under the Emperor Charlemagne. 
Originally inspired by the churches of the Eastern part of the Holy Roman Empire, it was splendidly enlarged in the Middle Ages.

5 photos of the Aachen Cathedral.

Częstochowa - Poland

Częstochowa is a town in the Polish province of Silesia near the river Warta with 255,500 inhabitants.
The area of the municipality of Częstochowa is 159.6 km².
The city is located about 50 kilometers north of Katowice.

5 photos of Częstochowa.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Cajamarca - Peru

Cajamarca is a city and the capital of the province of the same name, in the region of the same name
The name Cajamarca comes from the Quechua word Kashamarka, "land of thorns," or from Qasamarka, "cold land."
The city is located at an altitude of 2720 m.
The equatorial climate is mild, dry and sunny.

5 photos of Cajamarca.

Monday, April 27, 2020

Bodø - Norway

Bodø is a municipality and a place in the Norwegian province of Nordland, of which it is the main town.

5 pictures of Bodø.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Kapiti Coast - New Zealand

Kapiti Coast District is a local district on the lower North Island of New Zealand, 50 km north of Wellington.
The district is named after Kapiti Island, a prominent landmark 5 km from the coast.

5 photos of Kapiti Coast.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Arnhem - The Netherlands

Arnhem is a city and municipality in the Netherlands and the capital of the province of Gelderland.
The municipality of Arnhem includes the city of Arnhem, the villages of Elden and Schaarsbergen, the hamlets De Praets and 't Vlot, and parts of the hamlets Terlet and Deelen.

5 photos of Arnhem.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Walvis Bay - Namibia

Walvis Bay is a city and the main seaport of Namibia.
Although the country gained independence from South Africa on March 21, 1990, it took four years longer to transfer Walvis Bay to Namibia.
The fishing industry based in Walvis Bay is an important part of Namibia's GNP.

5 pictures of Walvis Bay.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

El Jadida - Morocco

El Jadida - with former names Mazighen, al-Breyja, Mazagan and al-Mahdouma - is a port city on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, in the province of the same name El Jadida, located in the Casablanca-Settat region.
Various agricultural products are exported from the port.

5 pictures of El Jadida.