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Divi-Divi Tree in Aruba

The Divi-Divi tree is called the compass of Aruba because it is prevalent on the island and is always pointing towards the South-West. This particular tree is located on Eagle Beach and is extremely popular at sunset for obvious reasons. This picture was taken with a simple Canon point and shoot camera with minor post-processing.

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Nyhaven, Copenhagen, Denmark

The 17th century waterfront, canal and entertainment district is lined by brightly colored 17th and early 18th century townhouses and bars, cafes and restaurants and serves as a “heritage harbor” to many historical wooden ships.

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Fredrikstad Fortress Walls

A tunnel and storage shed are set into the walls of the Fredrikstad fortress which was built in 1666 to protect against a Swedish invasion. It looks more like a scene from the Shire in ‘Lord of the Rings’ to me.

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St. Alban’s Church in Copenhagen Denmark

St. Alban’s Church was built in 1887 and resides just outside the citadel Kastellet in Copenhagen, Denmark. The church is part of Church of England’s Diocese in Europe and is dedicated to Saint Alban, the first martyr of Great Britain.

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Akershus Fortress in Oslo, Norway

Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that was built to protect Oslo, the capital of Norway. It has also been used as a prison.

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