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Zacatlán

apple-related event is the Cider Festival in November, which draws about 10,000 visitors each year. The town produces about a million bottles of cider each year, using about 10,000 tons of apples. It also promotes other local projects such as jams, soft drinks, preserved fruit and other fruit wines. Category:Populated places in Puebla Category:Municipalities of Puebla Category:Pueblos Mágicos Mexico *Piedras Encimidas Valley, Zacatlán, Puebla, Mexico *Peña de Bernal, Bernal Mexico


Providence, Rhode Island

in Providence (Providence, Rhode Island), Rhode Island in an event known as as Provflux. Provflux An additional Conflux-related event titled "Open Lab" Open Lab was held at Art Interactive in Cambridge (Cambridge, Massachusetts), Massachusetts. The Burlington Arcade in London was opened in 1819. Westminster Arcade The Arcade


Switzerland

d'Oex in Switzerland on the first non-stop balloon circumnavigation around the globe. They landed in Egypt after a 45,755 kilometre flight lasting 19 days, 21 hours and 47 minutes. In recognition of this accomplishment, he received awards including the Harmon Trophy, the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) Gold Air Medal and the Charles Green (Charles Green (balloonist)) Salver. thumb Poster advertising a Solar Impulse (Image:Piccard-EPFL-one-day.jpg)-related event at the EPFL (Lausanne). commons:Confoederatio Helvetica


Egypt

minutes. In recognition of this accomplishment, he received awards including the Harmon Trophy, the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale) Gold Air Medal and the Charles Green (Charles Green (balloonist)) Salver. thumb Poster advertising a Solar Impulse (Image:Piccard-EPFL-one-day.jpg)-related event at the EPFL (Lausanne). According to hagiographical (hagiography) material, the Theban legion was entirely composed of Christians. It had been called from Thebes (Thebes (Egypt)) in Egypt to assist Maximian in Gaul in modern day France. However, when Maximian ordered the legion to sacrifice to the Emperor and to suppress Christianity in Gaul, they refused. Subsequently, Maximian ordered the unit punished. Every tenth soldier was killed, a military punishment known as decimation (Decimation (Roman Army)). More orders followed, but the legion still refused to comply, and a second decimation was ordered. Because after the second decimation the legion still refused to use violence against fellow Christians, Maximian ordered all the remaining members of the unit executed. Exile and imprisonment Abu Nuwas was forced to flee to Egypt for a time, after he wrote an elegiac poem praising the elite Persian political family of the Barmakis, the powerful family which had been toppled and massacred by the caliph, Harun al-Rashid. He returned to Baghdad in 809 upon the death of Harun al-Rashid. The subsequent ascension of Muhammad al-Amin, Harun al-Rashid's twenty-two-year-old libertine son (and former student of Abu Nuwas) was a mighty stroke of luck for Abu Nuwas. In fact, most scholars believe that Abu Nuwas wrote most of his poems during the reign of al-Amin. His most famous royal commission was a poem (a 'Kasida') which he composed in praise of al-Amin. Certainly by the 500s BC, the city was known at least by reputation, via land-sea routes reaching the Levant to the Arab and Ethiopian traders feeding goods westwards to the Egyptians, Greeks, Persian (Persian Empire)s, Western Roman (Roman Republic)s, Carthaginians, and eventually, the Eastern Roman Empires, and the Republic of Venice. It is likely even the Phonecians knew of it and so it has acted since antiquity as a link port to the luxury goods trade from the Far East and the interior of the Indian sub-continent to the civilizations of South-west Asia, the Middle-East, the Mediterranean basin including Northern Africa and Europe. In ancient history This species was known in ancient Egypt including the Red Sea Mountains and the Nile Valley. Commons:Category:Egypt WikiPedia:Egypt Dmoz:Regional Africa Egypt


South Africa

'''Umkomaas''', a small coastal town on the subtropical south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa was formed when a harbour was built in 1861 to export sugar. The town rests beside the mouth of the navigable Mkhomazi River. With the successful dredging of Durban harbour's sandbar and the arrival of the railway, the town suffered and like Port Shepstone the harbour fell into disuse. thumb 200px A vineyard (Image:Garden route in winter.jpg) on the Garden Route in winter (July) The '''Garden Route''' (Afrikaans: '''Tuinroete''') is a popular stretch of the south


Australia

and self-carriage. A related event is Riding Horse. Various types of racing have given rise to horse breeds (list of horse breeds) that excel in the specific disciplines of each sport. Breeds that may be used for flat racing include the Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse (American Quarter Horse), Arabian (Arabian horse), Paint (American Paint Horse), and Appaloosa. Flat racing breeds Steeplechasing breeds include


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