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Just married

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  • Vladimir Mironov 11 months ago
    совет да любовь!
  • Apartmani Helena Hvar 12 months ago
    Great wedding! Lovely couple :D
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    A: Hvar - Cathedral

    by Igor Adamec, 10 meters away

    View at Cathedral of St. Stephen (Croatian: Katedrala Svetog Stjepana) in the town of Hvar, on island...

    Hvar - Cathedral

    B: Hvar - old town

    by Igor Adamec, 40 meters away

    Hvar - old town

    C: Hvar - Trg sv, Stjepana (St. Stephen's Square)

    by Igor Adamec, 120 meters away

    The central square of city Hvar, officaly named St. Stephen square (Trg sv. Stjepana) and commonly re...

    Hvar - Trg sv, Stjepana (St. Stephen's Square)

    D: View at Hvar city square

    by Igor Adamec, 120 meters away

    View at Hvar city square

    E: Narrow streets of Hvar old town

    by Igor Adamec, 120 meters away

    Narrow streets of Hvar old town

    F: Sitting by a small port at dusk

    by Igor Adamec, 140 meters away

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    Sitting by a small port at dusk

    G: Hvar by night

    by Igor Adamec, 150 meters away

    Hvar by night

    H: Hvar Riva 1

    by Igor Adamec, 150 meters away

    Hvar Riva 1

    I: Hvar Riva 2

    by Igor Adamec, 170 meters away

    Hvar Riva 2

    J: Hvar Riva in the evening

    by Igor Adamec, 190 meters away

    Hvar Riva in the evening

    This panorama was taken in Croatia, Europe

    This is an overview of 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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