The Eiffel Bridge
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The Eiffel Bridge

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Rumor says the arts from which this bridge was built were leftovers from the famous Eiffel tower; now it is a pedestrian bridge only.

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A: Vuia first automobile-airplane replica

by Valentin Arfire, less than 10 meters away

a replica of the first automobile-airplane at the entrance of the International Airport of Timisoara

Vuia first automobile-airplane replica

C: The Kuttel Byzantine Orthodox church

by Valentin Arfire, 250 meters away

A Byzantine Orthodox church

The Kuttel Byzantine Orthodox church

D: St Johann Nepomuk Statue

by Valentin Arfire, 340 meters away

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E: The Hungarian Reformed Church from Timisoara

by Valentin Arfire, 500 meters away

Regarding its place in Timisoara history please follow the next link

The Hungarian Reformed Church from Timisoara

F: Central Reformed Church of Timisoara - streetview

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Central Reformed Church of Timisoara - streetview

G: melting snow

by Valentin Arfire, 520 meters away

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melting snow

H: Streetview December 10 2010

by Valentin Arfire, 530 meters away

inspired by the clear winter light, I found this nice place in Timisoara, I hope you all enjoy

Streetview December 10 2010

I: January 19 walkabout

by Valentin Arfire, 550 meters away

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J: a bridge over Bega

by Valentin Arfire, 590 meters away

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a bridge over Bega

This panorama was taken in Timisoara, Europe

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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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