Sámi National Day

Sámi National Day is February 6, which is celebrated in memory of the first Sámi congress in Trondheim in 1917. Sámi is used to name the Lappish people, the indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). Twitter Moment Sámi National Day Sámi Flag The joint flag dates back to …

Montenegro

Photo: WHL Travel, Perast and Boka Bay Montenegro has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the south-west and is bordered by Croatia to the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest, Serbia to the northeast, Albania to the southeast and Kosovo to the East. Its capital and largest city is Podgorica. See Lake Skadar Wiki More …

Lake Skadar

Photo: UNDP, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Developing story: SOS from activists warning of development threatening the environmental integrity of Europe’s Lake Skadar. Lake Skadar Background Lake Skadar is a freshwater lake on the borders of Albania and Montenegro. On the Montenegro side, the lake (Skadarsko Jezero) has been a protected national park since 1983, was added in …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Jornada Castellera A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. NATURAL WORLD Barcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. PARC NATURAL DE COLLSEROLA Parc …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group, Paris Paris is the capital city of France. GEOGRAPHY Paris is located on the Seine River. Cultural World The city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as the Louvre …