Bialowieza Forest

Photo: Benno Hansen, Forest Elsewhere on the Web http://save-bialowieza.net Discussed at 41whc Following document online http://whc.unesco.org/archive/2017/whc17-41com-7BAdd-en.pdf Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979, extensions in 1992 and 2014 Criteria (ix)(x) Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger N/A Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/33/documents/ International Assistance Requests approved: 0 …

Poland Links

Poland flag Links related to Poland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Polish protesters block parliament over press freedom – BBC A window on what happens when populists come to power – Washington Post Elsewhere on the Web Ecological Tourism on Organic Farms in Poland http://turystykaodpowiedzialnie.pl http://sozosfera.pl Flickr Groups Beautiful Poland Time http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=262 Tourism Ministry …

Germany Links

Germany Flag Links related to Germany (Deutschland) presented in mostly random fashion: Unity Day https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Unity_Day Bild https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-07/axel-springer-is-winning-the-internet-with-business-insider Natur- und Erlebnisparks https://www.parkdersinne-brv.de Environmental Movement: Moby Dick How Moby Dick Cleaned Up The Rhine Moby_Dick – Wikipedia Apps https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/world-heritage-sites-guide/id765568889?mt=8 flickrgroups Naturfotos Deutschland German railway – Eisenbahn in Deutschland The Live Like a German Travel Guide to Germany …

Estonia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Estonia is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia and to the east by Russia, with St. Petersburg just across the northeastern border. Estonia’s capital, Tallinn, lies about 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Helsinki, Finland. The …

Norway Links

Norway flag Links relate to Norway presented in a somewhat random fashion: Holidays May 17 National Day of Norway (Norwegian Constitution Day) Headlines Rjukan: The town that needs giants mirrors to see the sun for six months every year http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-07/rjukan-needs-mirrors-to-see–sun-for-six-months-every-year/9283984 https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/01/climate-change-melting-pre-viking-artifacts-out-of-norways-glaciers/ http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2017/12/20/fm-radio-norways-network-neutrality-majority-still-opposes-shutdown https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/10/norways-push-for-arctic-oil-and-gas-threatens-paris-climate-goals-study http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/08/04/5000-year-old-norwegian-rock-carving-vandalized/88061452 Events July 13-17 http://www.riddu.no https://twitter.com/Riddu https://www.facebook.com/RidduRiddu https://www.flickr.com/photos/riddu Flickr visitsorlandet Fylkesarkivet i …

Sámi

Indigenous Peoples Sámi is used to name the Lappish people, the Indigenous population of Sápmi (northern Norway, Sweden, Finland and Kola peninsula in Russia). the Sami flag has been flying in Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden since 1986. The Sámi people live in four countries and have no national state of their own. The provinces …

Denmark

Photo: News Oresund Denmark is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark borders both the Baltic and the North Sea. Videos Cities Copenhagen Planeta.com Denmark Links Europe

Stockholm

Photo: Royston Rascals, Metro Headlines stockholms-new-abba-museum-opens-with-big-tourism-hopes Twitter @slowstockholm @visitstockholm @sthlmresilience @naturhistoriska References Current time Weather Museums http://www.nrm.se – @naturhistoriska Elsewhere on the Web Stockholm Stockholm http://www.slowtravelstockholm.com – @slowstockholm Planeta.com Sweden Cities

Norway

Photo: Lauri Rantala – Day trekkers having a break Norway borders Sweden to the east its northernmost region is bordered by Finland to the south and Russia to the east. The United Kingdom and Faroe Islands lie to its west across the North Sea, Iceland and Greenland lie to its west across the Norwegian Sea, and Denmark lies south of its southern tip across the Skagerrak Strait. …

Dublin

Photo: Damian Synnott, Connacht/Munster lineout Dublin is the capital and most populous city of Ireland and is located in the province of Leinster near the midpoint of Ireland’s east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and the center of the Dublin Region. Facebook Dublin Event Guide Twitter @poloconghaile @Nicola_Brady @MiriamDonohoe @campbellsuz @sustourismire @We_AreIslanders …