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    Go Back to the Middle Ages on a Walk around Cēsis in Latvia

    Go Back to the Middle Ages on a Walk around Cēsis in Latvia

    Cēsis in Vidzeme, a region of Latvia grew up around its medieval castle and medieval church of St John. Its Old Castle is now the centre of a complex of historic buildings that have been given new functions including a Nordic Museum of Natural Medicine, the Cēsis Exhibition Hall and the fascinating…

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    Behind the Walls of Valmiera in Latvia

    Behind the Walls of Valmiera in Latvia

    The history of Valmiera in the Vidzeme region of Latvia includes periods of prosperity as a member of the Hanseatic League and destruction during several wars and its story is told through the many interesting buildings that remain or have been reconstructed. These include Elephant Street on Lake…

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    Explore the Manorial Heritage of Alūksne in Latvia

    Explore the Manorial Heritage of Alūksne in Latvia

    For more than one hundred years the von Vietinghoff family, members of the Baltic German aristocracy owned Alūksne Manor. During this time, they built the New Palace and created the Manor Park that extends from the town to the shores of Lake Alūksne. Visitors to Alūksne in Vidzeme, a region of…

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    A Journey of Discovery through Gulbene in Latvia

    A Journey of Discovery through Gulbene in Latvia

    So many opportunities to enjoy Gulbene in the Latvian region of Vidzeme, the Middle Earth of Latvia. Here you can stay in a manor house, Vecgulbene Manor, explore castle ruins in the surrounding Castle Park and take a ride on the narrow gauge railway after visiting the impressive Gulbene railway…

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    Horsens, Cultural Capital of the Kystlandet Region in Denmark

    Horsens, Cultural Capital of the Kystlandet Region in Denmark

    Industrialisation brought people and prosperity to Horsens in the Kystlandet region of Denmark but now it is emerging as the cultural capital of the region. Stroll along the sculpture boulevard, follow the street art trail, admire the art at the Art Museum before experiencing prison culture at the…

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    Juelsminde: A Popular Coastal Town in Denmark

    Juelsminde: A Popular Coastal Town in Denmark

    Meta data: Juelsminde in Kystlandet, the coastal region of Denmark is beautifully situated on the mouth of the Vejle Fjord. Its coastal location accounts for its transition from a small fishing village to one of the most popular seaside towns in the country. It features an amazing play park,…

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    Brædstrup: A Breath of Fresh Air in Denmark

    Brædstrup: A Breath of Fresh Air in Denmark

    Brædstrup in the Kystlandet region of Denmark has transformed itself from a commercial railway station to a centre of excellence for outdoor enthusiasts. Public parks, playgrounds are integrated into Ring Skov (Ring Wood) where its most famous inhabitant is hiding. Climb Klovenhøj, swim in Ring Sø,…

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    A Watercress Lodge

    A Watercress Lodge

    For anyone wanting to experience some unusual holiday accommodation the self-catering Watercress Lodges are ideal. These cosy wooden lodges that mimic wooden railway cottages offer accommodation on two floors for up to six people in a rural setting. An added attraction is the proximity of Ropley…

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    Fossils, Fiction and Films in Lyme Regis

    Fossils, Fiction and Films in Lyme Regis

    Jane Austen, John Fowles, and Henry Fielding are just three of many famous writers who have found inspiration in Lyme Regis, a pretty seaside town on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. The town is also famous as the birthplace and home to Mary Anning, a palaeontologist before her time but is now…

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    A Walk through Wadebridge in Cornwall

    A Walk through Wadebridge in Cornwall

    Designated one of the best places to live in Britain, Wadebridge, on the both banks of the River Camel estuary linked by the Seventeen Arch Bridge, the longest stone bridge in Britain. This popular town retains the charms of a typical Cornish town featuring a 1930s cinema, a town hall built in the…