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Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France

We didn’t make it to the Arc de Triomphe during our first trip to Paris, but we made a point of visiting it during our second trip. It was cold and rainy, but that didn’t deter us from going to … Continue reading

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Altare della Patria in Rome, Italy

Located about halfway between the Pantheon and the Colosseum, the Atare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland), which is also known as the Monument of Victor Emmanuel II, can be seen from throughout the neighboring streets. It is a huge, … Continue reading

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Two Thousand Years of History in Single Monument

We saw a wide variety of interesting monuments, fountains, and statues during our recent¬†time in Europe. Of particular interest was a monument in Koblenz, Germany, that depicts 2000 years of the city’s history in a single fountain/monument called Historiens√§ule. Each … Continue reading

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