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Struga

Parlichev translated his award-winning poem "The Serdar" into Bulgarian in an attempt to popularize his earlier works, which were written in Greek, among the Bulgarian audience. He also wrote another poem "Skenderbeg", and his autobiography. islands none cities Ohrid, Struga (Macedonia) Pogradec (Albania) reference thumb left Lake Ohrid (File:LakeOhridViewFromAlbania.JPG) There are three cities


Igbuzo

their living from outside the town. In Ibusa, modern architectural masterpieces stand in sharp contrast with sun-baked mud homes adorned with rusty corrugated zinc roofs of less endowed relatives". "Ibusa: Nigeria's millionaires' paradise". Retrieved on 2008-11-17 The combination of ancient and modern interpiece in the town has also drawn comparison to poignant images in Wole Soyinka's poem "Ibadan


Hants County, Nova Scotia

Railway (Canada) Midland Railway was also built through the County (1901), connecting Windsor and Truro. The county is noted for very large deposits of gypsum, some of which was at one time shipped from Walton, Nova Scotia. The world's largest open pit Gypsum mine is located in Milford, East Hants and currently produces approximately 8,000 tons of gypsum daily. George Elliot Clarke's poem, "West Hants County", tells of the difficult condition of black workers


Whittier, Minneapolis

, Colorado, neighborhood of Whittier, and the town of Greenleaf, Idaho. Both Whittier College and Whittier Law School are also named after him. A park in the Saint Boniface area of Winnipeg is named after the poet in recognition of his poem "The Red River Voyageur". '''Minneapolis College of Art and Design''' ('''MCAD''') is a private, nonprofit four-year and postgraduate college specializing in the visual arts. Located in the Whittier, Minneapolis Whittier


Teluk Intan

, and was originally the size of a matchbox but grew bigger over the years. The boulder is now part of a war memorial commemorating the dead of World War I. The plaque on the memorial carries a line from Laurence Binyon's famous poem, "For the Fallen": :''At the going down of the sun and in the morning'' :''We will remember them'' :::''1914-1918'' The Ruin of Raja Muda's Palace This palace was once the official residence of The Raja Muda (Crown Prince) of Perak. After the demise of the Raja Muda, the palace was neglected, and drug addicts used and stripped the building. Some people believe the remains of the palace to be haunted. It is illegal to enter the grounds without permission, because it is the property of the Sultan of Perak. The ruin is located next to the mansion of Dato. Mah, near Jalan Sekolah. Hock Soon Temple There is also a famous temple complex in Teluk Intan, known as Hock Soon Keong (Hock Soon Temple) dedicated to Mazu (Mazu (goddess)). The origins of the temple are unknown, while the main temple building (not the original one) was constructed in 1883, as indicated by a legend painted on the building. Hock Soon Temple was the centerpoint of all Hokkien (Hoklo people) Chinese in Teluk Intan during the British colonial era. The local Hokkien people would congregate at the temple to solve all problems, from giving aid to the poor to solving fights between clans. The local Hokkien people used to select three local Hokkiens, usually businessmen and famous men to settle their problems. The temple was built with Southern Chinese architecture, the most notable feature being the beautifully decorated upturned eaves. There is also a century old mosque just opposite the temple, which is frequently mentioned as a typical depiction of religious harmony in Malaysia. Sri Subramaniam Temple The temple is popularly called 'Perak Thendayuthapani Temple', and also as Malaysia's Palani Andavar. Construction of the temple began in 1926. Financial support was provided by the Nattukottai Chettiars (also known as the Nagarathars), a prominent mercantile community with origins in Tamil Nadu, India. The most prominent festival held at this temple is the Chitra Pournami during the Tamil month of Chithrai (April–May). The Chitra Pournami festival lasts three days. On the third day of the festival (the day of Pournami, full moon), the Silver Chariot (Velli Ratham) is taken in procession. This velli ratham was brought to the temple in the year 1932. The procession's route usually covers the entire old town of Teluk Intan. The temple is managed by the Nagarathars of seven towns including Teluk Intan, Tapah, Kampar (Kampar, Perak), Bidor, SitiawanPantai remis and Lumut (Lumut, Malaysia).Now there is no representation from Bidor and Pantai remis. They make donations annually at festival time. The day-to-day management of the temple is entrusted to three Nagarathar families, who hold office in 57, 59 and 61, Jalan Bandar. This temple is one of eighteen constructed by the Nattukottai Chettiars in Malaysia. Sungai Kerawai Halt Another attraction is the Sungai Kerawai Halt where the first train crash in Malaya (1888 Sungai Kerawai train crash) occurred on July 1888. Education Wikipedia:Teluk Intan Dmoz:Regional Asia Malaysia States_and_Federal_Territories Perak Localities Teluk_Intan


Suakin

of the Battle of Abu Klea. Henry Newbolt's poem "Vitaï Lampada" is often quoted as referring to Burnaby's death at Abu Klea; "The Gatling (Gatling gun)'s jammed and the Colonel's dead...", although it was a Gardner machine gun (Gardner gun) which jammed. http: www.britishbattles.com egypt-1882 abu-klea.htm In 1885, the ''2nd Battalion'' took part in the Suakin Expedition to the Sudan, taking part in the Battle of Hasheen, and gaining


Ingersoll, Ontario

West Zorra Northwest (Category:Ingersoll, Ontario) A cheese of 7,000 lb (3,175 kg) was produced in Ingersoll, Ontario, in 1866 and exhibited in New York and Britain; it was immortalised in the poem "Ode on the Mammoth Cheese Weighing over 7,000 Pounds" by James McIntyre (James McIntyre (poet)), a Canadian poet. He later moved to Ingersoll, Ontario, then a town of 5,000 on the banks of the Thames (River Thames, Ontario) in Oxford County (Oxford County, Ontario), the then-heart of Canadian dairy country. He opened a furniture factory on the river as well as a store which sold furniture, along with such items as pianos and coffins. Devastating tornado On August 7, 1979, the Woodstock area was hit by three tornadoes, two of which registered at least F4 on the Fujita Scale. 1979 Woodstock tornado (CBC Archives) On the west side of town along Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario) Road, a Dominion Food Store was heavily damaged while the tornadoes skipped over every other home and business. Dickson's Florist was wiped out and the Fry home was moved on its foundation. Father Grondziel of the new Polish (Poland) Roman Catholic Church, next to the Dominion Food Store, had just stepped into the washroom when one of the tornadoes passed by and took off the roof of the church and everything in the room he had just been in. No one on the street was injured but the cleanup took many weeks. On the south side, the buildings of the Maranatha Christian Reformed Church and the John Knox Christian School were destroyed, and the only fatality occurred when a vehicle on Highway 401 (Ontario Highway 401) was blown off the road and the lone occupant killed. Passenger train services are provided by Via Rail stations (train station) in nearby Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario) or Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario). In 1880, the '''Western Football Association''' was formed in Berlin (now Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario)), Ontario and played a major role in the subsequent development of the sport throughout southern Ontario. In the time around 1900, the WFA had teams throughout Western Ontario in various municipalities including Seaforth (Seaforth, Ontario), Mildmay (Mildmay, Ontario), Listowel (Listowel, Ontario), Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario), Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario), Brussels (Brussels, Ontario), Dundas (Dundas, Ontario), Aylmer (Aylmer, Ontario), Ayr (Ayr, Ontario), Tavistock (Tavistock, Ontario), Preston (Preston, Ontario), Galt (Galt, Ontario) and Berlin (Kitchener, Ontario). In 1989, American Suzuki introduced the Swift (Suzuki Swift) which was the 2nd generation Suzuki Cultus. The Swift was available as a GTi and GLX hatchback with a 4-door sedan following in 1990. A new small SUV called the Sidekick (Suzuki Escudo) was also introduced in 1989. 1991 saw the introduction of the 4-door Suzuki Sidekick, the first 4-door mini-SUV in North America. The Swift and Sidekick were cousins to GM's Geo Metro and Geo Tracker and were mostly produced in Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario), Ontario, Canada by Suzuki and GM's joint venture, CAMI. The Swift GT GTi and 4-door models were imported from Japan. Negative evaluations from Consumer Reports of the Suzuki Samurai led to some temporary setbacks at American Suzuki as annual sales in the following years dropped to below 20,000 units. Geo models were manufactured by GM in joint ventures with three Japanese automakers. The Prizm (Geo Prizm) was produced at the GM Toyota joint-venture NUMMI assembly plant in Fremont, California, and the Metro (Geo Metro) and Tracker (Geo Tracker) were produced at the GM Suzuki joint-venture CAMI (CAMI Automotive) assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario. The exceptions, the Spectrum (Geo Spectrum) and Storm (Geo Storm), were entirely manufactured by Isuzu in Japan. Geo Metro convertibles and early Geo Trackers were built by Suzuki in Japan. Manicom was born in Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario), Ontario and lived there until he attended the University of Toronto and McGill University in Montreal. He has also lived in Aylmer, Quebec, Moscow, Islamabad, Beijing, Geneva, and New Delhi. Married with three children, he currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his wife and youngest child. The Imperial Bank of Canada branches expanded beyond Toronto and were found in St. Catharines, Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario), Welland and Port Colborne. http: digitalcollections.torontopubliclibrary.ca webDC images.do?contentID PICTURES-R-1445 Imperial Bank of Canada 1875 The '''Chevrolet Equinox''' is a mid-size (mid-size car) crossover SUV from Chevrolet based on GM's Theta (GM Theta platform) unibody (monocoque) platform, manufactured at CAMI Automotive (formerly a GM (General Motors) Suzuki joint venture, now wholly owned by GM) plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, and introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year. production 2004–2009 assembly Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada body_style 4-Door Crossover (Crossover (automobile)) The Equinox is produced at the CAMI Automotive GM (General Motors) Suzuki joint venture plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. The 3.4 L LNJ (GM 60-Degree V6 engine#LNJ) V6 engine is made in China (People's Republic of China) (by Shanghai GM), while the Aisin AF33 (Aisin AF33 transmission) automatic transmission is made in Japan. Starting with the 2008 model year, the Equinox Sport was available with a 3.6 L V6 engine that was made in the United States. production 2009–present assembly Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada Oshawa, Ontario, Canada Introduced in the fourth quarter of 2006, Suzuki partnered with General Motors to build the 2007 model, now called XL7 (without the hyphen). It uses the same unibody platform and many of the same components as the Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent and Saturn Vue, but incorporates third row seating exclusive to the Suzuki. The second generation model uses a version of the GM High Feature engine, built in Japan and shipped to CAMI Automotive in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada, where the XL7 is assembled with the Equinox and Torrent, and also the second-generation Suzuki XL7 is Suzuki's second entry in the crossover SUV segment, after the second generation Suzuki Grand Vitara (Suzuki Escudo). Styling cues on the 2007 include a chrome slotted grille and trapezoidal headlights. thumb left 250px The Suzuki XL7 of Nobuhiro Tajima (Image:Suzuki XL7 Hill Climb Special.jpg) at the 2007 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb during the record breaking run In August 2010, the plant began producing the Chevrolet Equinox in partnership with another GM facility in Ingersoll Ontario (Ingersoll, Ontario), known as CAMI Automotive. The metal bodies are made at CAMI, trucked two hours east to Oshawa, where they are inserted on the conveyor just before the paint shop. The bodies are painted and then go through the general assembly process at the Oshawa plant. The entire process was developed as quick way to respond to high demand for the Equinox product. The CAMI facility does make Equinox and GMC Terrain from start to finish at their own plant, but they did not have the capacity to put more bodies through paint and general assembly. - Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario) Paul Holbrough (X) -


Madera, California

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Calderdale

" He was one of just 17 men of his regiment to return from the Dardanelles Campaign (Gallipoli Campaign) (1915–16). The stories of Flanders fields (Western Front (World War I)) filled Hughes' childhood imagination (later described in the poem "Out"). Hughes noted, "my first six years shaped everything." Ted Hughes: Timeline, Ann Skea On 28 April 2011 a blue plaque

memorial plaque for Hughes was unveiled at North Tawton by his wife Carol. Blue Plaque for North Tawton Poet Laureate at hatherleigh.net At Lumb Bridge near Pecket Well, Calderdale is a plaque, installed by The Elmet Trust, commemorating Hughes' poem "Six Young Men", which was inspired by an old photograph of six young men taken at that spot. The photograph, taken just before the First World War


Medzhybizh

. The economy of Medzhybizh deteriorated because the railroad line bypassed the town to the south. The nearby town of Letychiv, however, flourished. In the late 1880s through World War I, Medzhybizh became a centre of military activity, housing an important garrison within its castle grounds. A commemorative plaque marks the place where the famous Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko stayed in October 1846 participating in an Archeological expedition. It is here that he composed his famous poem

"Rozryta mohyla" - ''The Ransacked Grave''. Soviet rule After the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution of 1917), the territory was occupied by German and Hungarian troops until the end of World War I. Medzhybizh was the scene of numerous pogroms during the Russian Civil War (Ukrainian Civil War) of 1919–1922. The town changed hands many times as different militia units from either the Bolsheviks, Ukrainian Nationalists, Poles, or Whites (White movement) gained


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