Rotterdam, Netherlands

Photo: Inhabitat, Floating Bubbles Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river by people settled around it for safety. Today the city is Europe’s largest port and has a population …

Switzerland

Flag Switzerland is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Holidays August 1 – Swiss National Day Current Time Zurich Headlines https://www.rhb.ch/de/unesco-welterbe-rhb/world-heritage-experience-switzerland http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/preview-the-swiss-leaks Alpine Autumn: Switzerland’s Secret Season Gotthard Base Tunnel – longest train tunnel http://www.swisstravelsystem.com/en/gotthard-basistunnel.html http://www.dw.com/en/the-new-gotthard-base-tunnel/av-19296912 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gotthard_Base_Tunnel Recommended Listening The …

Armenia Links

Armenia Flag Links related to Armenia presented in somewhat random fashion: News https://news.google.com/news/section?hl=en&q=armenia http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/pope-francis-visit-armenia-amid-genocide-spat-turkey-n596876 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/05/world/europe/ethnic-conflict-between-armenia-and-azerbaijan-flares-anew.html Armenia DNA Project DNA & the Origins of Peoples: The Armenians https://www.facebook.com/groups/armenianDNAproject Events First Eco-tourism Festival to be Held in June in Armenia Current Time Twitter @TigranStepanian Slideshare https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/Ruukel/euroeco-2010-zhanna-galyan https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/oktajuga/armenia-tourism-strategywithlogo Elsewhere on the Web Armenian Ecotourism Association Eco-Agrotourism http://www.lragir.am/armsrc/home.html http://www.armeniapedia.org …

Europe

Map Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia and is is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. To the east and southeast, Europe is generally considered as separated from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural …

Wales

Photo: David Nichols, St David’s: St Justinian Wales (Cymru) is a very green and largely rural country which is part of the United Kingdom bordered by England to its east, and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west. Kudos to the country for its work on digital inclusion. Embedded Tweets Stunningly calm and …

Austria

Photo: Marcus Bauer, Winter Osterreich Austria borders both Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. Cities Vienna Planeta.com Austria Links Europe

Slovakia

Photo: Peter Fenda, Belianske Tatry Mountains Slovakia is a landlocked country bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. Photos Google Maps Headlines An environmental activist is now favored to become Slovakia’s first female president Planeta.com Europe Europe Links

Dartmoor

Photo: Edmund Gall, Haytor Rocks in Dartmoor National Park Dartmoor is an area of moorland in southern Devon, England. Protected by National Park status as Dartmoor National Park, it covers 954 square kilometers (368 square miles). Twitter Moment Dartmoor Embedded Tweets When you walk the streets of #London remember the pavements below your feet were hewn out …

Alps

Photo: European Space Agency The Alps extend 1200 km through eight different countries: France, Monaco, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia. This mountain range, which is inhabited by some 20 million people, covers an area of approximately 200 000 sq km. Videos Elsewhere on the Web alparc.org Facebook Wikipedia Alps History_of_the_Alps Planeta.com Europe Wild …

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. …