Monthly Archives: June 2010

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Blessed with one of the most temperate climates on Earth, the islands of Hawaii have seen an explosive growth in population during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Advertisements

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Star Forts

The advent of modern warfare is attributable to the discovery of gunpowder and the industrial zeal with which it was  adopted by military powers. Artillery changed everything. Masonry curtain walls that had stood for centuries against slings and arrows, proved … Continue reading

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Iberia

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Charlottesville, Commonwealth of Virginia

population 40,745

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Haarlem, Noord Holland, Netherlands

population 148,885

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Brasilia: On Wings of Laterite

population 3,599,00. Brazil’s ultra-modern capital, Brasilia, is located at the southeastward rim of the Amazon Basin, well inland of the country’s largest population centers. Taking the shape of a bird in flight, the city displays a distinct and self-conscious landuse … Continue reading

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Kweneng, Botswana

Cattle raising is traditional in Botswana, and the National Herd numbers in the millions. Corn and sorghum are widely grown, as are millet, beans and pulses. However, Botswana has to import a majority of its food due to several environmental … Continue reading

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