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The Duck Pond

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Schlüsselworte: duck, birds, pond, nature, sun

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Near the centre of the prehistoric origins of old Bodø is this picturesque spot, at a farm keeping horses and ducks. It's all open to the public, and is a popular place for sightseeing.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Norway

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A: The Sheep at Atelier 88

von Tord Remme, 290 Meter entfernt

Atelier 88 is a private art collection, located at Bodøgaard in Bodø, Norway. This sculpture is locat...

The Sheep at Atelier 88

B: Bodøsjøen Friluftsmuseum

von Tord Remme, 710 Meter entfernt

The museum houses a collection of 14 old buildings and boathouses, one of which is housing the last o...

Bodøsjøen Friluftsmuseum

C: Bodøsjøen Open Air Museum

von Tord Remme, 780 Meter entfernt

Bodøsjøen Open Air Museum is a popular site for outdoor recreational activities, people gather on nic...

Bodøsjøen Open Air Museum

D: German WW2 bunker in Bodø, Norway

von Tord Remme, 1.4 entfernt

During the german occupation of Norway in 1940-1945 they built a lot of fortresses all over the count...

German WW2 bunker in Bodø, Norway

E: View from Langåsen. Bodø, Norway

von Tord Remme, 1.4 entfernt

View from Langåsen. Bodø, Norway, Saltvern School just below viewpoint. Rønvikfjellet (with Linken ra...

View from Langåsen. Bodø, Norway

F: View over Bodø from Tyskhaugen. Bodø, Norway.

von Tord Remme, 1.6 entfernt

Sunny afternoon in Bodø, Norway. View from the top of an old bunker made during the German Nazi occup...

View over Bodø from Tyskhaugen. Bodø, Norway.

G: The Coastal Steamer (hurtigruten) in Bodø. Norway

von Tord Remme, 2.2 entfernt

The Coastal Steamer is still the life line for many people along the coast of Norway. 12 ships travel...

The Coastal Steamer (hurtigruten) in Bodø. Norway

H: The Dining Restaurant at Hurtigruten "Nord-norge"

von Tord Remme, 2.2 entfernt

The Dining Restaurant at Hurtigruten "Nord-norge", while staying in Bodø, Norway.

The Dining Restaurant at Hurtigruten "Nord-norge"

I: Building a new Pier in Bodø, Norway

von Tord Remme, 2.3 entfernt

The ground- and sub sea works at the new Pier for the ocean steamer Hurtigruta is well on its way, th...

Building a new Pier in Bodø, Norway

J: Garden in Bodø, Norway

von Tord Remme, 2.3 entfernt

A garden in Bodø, June 2012. Juju the Panodog carefully watching. This location is also used for the ...

Garden in Bodø, Norway

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Dies ist ein Überblick von Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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