• Η κωμόπολη του Λούρου και τα αξιοθέατα της (αφήγηση) –  Louros drone flight and its sightseens
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    Η κωμόπολη του Λούρου και τα αξιοθέατα της (αφήγηση) – Louros drone flight and its sightseens

    Louros Located at the beginning of the fertile Valley called Lamari is a turning point he highway that crosses it leads to the three major cities of Epirus Ioannina, Arta Preveza. On the banks of the river Louros, many buglosses grow . Lures, the locals call them The locals cut Lures and made, huts and house-stoves to stay in the old village near the river. So the name of the village that had houses made of lures was named after. Historically, the first reference to the village was made in 1670 by Turkish traveler Evliya Çelepi it was overrun by Ali Pasha in 1797 despite strong resistance from the inhabitants…

  • The Wright Brothers: First in Flight and Family
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    The Wright Brothers: First in Flight and Family

    The Wright Brothers: First in Flight and Family History is a delicate endeavor. It tends to remember those who make a lasting impact as larger-than-life figures, defined by their contributions, as well as the the effects the ripple and unfold after the fact. It’s easy to forget that many of the people who shaped our world started out just like everyone else. They had to obey their parents, for better or worse. They played — and argued — with their siblings. They got into trouble in school. They struggled to find a direction in life. The Wright brothers were two such ordinary figures. They weren’t born into wealth or power;…

  • One-Way Ticket / ORA Reading Competition 2019 – 2020
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    One-Way Ticket / ORA Reading Competition 2019 – 2020

    Train has stopped suddenly. He shaked his head and he tried to back to time. He was losing his mind. He thought, “Is this a nightmare? Am I in a deep sleep?” and he closed his eyes firmly to wake up. A noise was heard from outside. Iron things were crushing each other and to train’s body. Men with uniforms were shouting “Get out of the train!” they were speaking German. Mr. Harris opened his eyes anxiously. A ruined building was seen from the window which is in the carriage. There were too many people in the carriage. They were stucked this little place. he couldn’t believe his eyes. What…

  • Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite
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    Lisbon, Portugal: Distinctive Architecture – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

    Lisbon’s history is dominated by one cataclysmic event — an earthquake in 1755. It was so strong, they say candles flickered as far away as Ireland. 30,000 people died as two-thirds of the city was flattened. It was actually three disasters in rapid succession. After the quake, fires raged through the city. Then, a massive tsunami slammed into the harbor front. The scarred pillars of the Church of Sao Domingos evoke the horror of that day. It was All Saints’ Day, and most of the population was in church. This is one of the few buildings from before 1755 that survive. The city was reconstructed under the energetic and eventually…

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    Woman removed from PIT flight, passengers walk off in protest

    HE JOINS US LIFE WITH THE AIRLINE’S RESPONSE. REPORTER: YES, JACKIE, MIKE, THAT’S CORRECT. WE TALKED TO PEOPLE WHO WERE ON THIS AIRPLANE TONIGHT, THEY SAY THIS WAS JUST KIND OF JUT RAGE US. YOU SOMETIMES HEAR ABOUT PASSENGERS WHO ARE DISORDERLY, THEY SAY IT WAS THE CREW WHO WAS. FRONTIER AIRLINES FLIGHT 1517 FROM PITTSBURGH TO ATLANTA, SCHEDULED TO DEPART AT 2:05 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. INSTEAD DELAYED MORE THAN AN HOUR. THIS WASN’T YOUR NORMAL DELAY. COUNTY POLICE CAME ON THE PLANE AND KICKED A PASSENGER OFF. WE’RE NOT SURE WHO THAT WOMAN IS, BUT WE TALKED TO PASSENGER KELLY THROUGH FACE TIME FROM THRNLT.>>I THINK THE AIRLINE SHOULD HAVE…

  • Fresh Face: Shoba Narayan of WICKED
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    Fresh Face: Shoba Narayan of WICKED

    (camera shutter clicking) (upbeat music) – I’m Shoba Narayan and I play Nessarose in “Wicked” on Broadway. When I was four years old, I started doing these shows for my family every night while my mom was cooking dinner and I’d be the director, producer, the talent, the box office. (laughs) It was this one woman variety show where I’d act and sing and dance. And my parents noticed that I had this creative habit of mine of putting on these shows, so they decided to start enrolling me in music and dance classes. My parents decided to enroll me in classes with both the East and the West. So,…

  • The Umayyad Emirate of Cordoba (Part 05) | 976CE – 1031CE
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    The Umayyad Emirate of Cordoba (Part 05) | 976CE – 1031CE

    If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off watching some other video. My heart truly aches to continue this story knowing what I know. You, however, still have a chance. You can still pretend that everything is great with the Umayyad Caliphate and the golden age, under Abd al-Rahman and al-Hakam never ended. If, however, you are stubborn enough to continue this story, let me tell you that there were caliphs after Al-Hakam II but they were extremely unlucky, and most everything that happened to them was rife with misfortune, misery, and despair. I’m sorry to tell you this, but that is how the…

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    The Umayyad Emirate of Cordoba (Part 04) | 912CE – 976CE

    As Emir Abdullah laid on his deathbed, he had one final decision to make. He had to choose his successor. After a lifetime of bad decisions, he finally made a good one. He had four sons who were still alive, but he skipped them all and he named his grandson, Abd al-Rahman ibn Muhammad to be the next Emir. His grandson, whose father, he had murdered himself. Abd al-Rahman, forever his favourite, an attractive young man, only 21 years of age, with blue eyes and white skin, was to inherit an emirate in disarray. His grandfather’s power reached barely outside the palace’s walls. On 16th of October, 912CE, Emir Abd…

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    Lake Como, Italy | Travel Guide

    (upbeat music) – Why isn’t everyone talking about this? (upbeat music) We spent the last few days in Lake Como. We’d been there a couple years ago and I just completely fell in love. All of us had fallen in love. Not Henry, he was three. He was just like, “Cool, there’s boats.” But Johnny and I, we fell in love. And I had thought, maybe I blew this out of proportion. Like, we hadn’t traveled many places. This was our first overseas trip as a family. And so three years later, after near constant travels, we came back, and nope, I didn’t blow it out of proportion. It is…

  • Arsenal BOOED at Emirates despite extending unbeaten run as Wolves almost snatch victory
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    Arsenal BOOED at Emirates despite extending unbeaten run as Wolves almost snatch victory

     It would have been no more than Wolves deserved as Arsenal players were booed on the final whistle despite extending their unbeaten run to 16 matches  And while the vocal away support applauded Nuno Espirito Santo’s team in their heart-of-hearts they must have been wondering what might have been  After all you have to go back to 1979 to find the last time Wolves put one over the Arsenal  Yet, despite three defeats on the trot, they started brightly and took the lead inside 13 minutes   Granit Xhaka has to hold his hands up. He gifted possession to Ivan Cavaleiro in his own half by bizarrely allowing a simple pass…