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Lalibela

content Family owned and run and it shows in the spotlessly clean bedrooms and common areas and the attention to detail which means that (almost) everything works – a rare treat in Ethiopia! Two stories high with a nice little lawn to enjoy the afternoon coffee ceremony; spectacular views from the twin sunloungers of each private balcony. Shower rooms are up to European standards and each bedroom is beautifully furnished with locally themed and sourced furniture and furnishings but without TV or phone. 200 station satellite TV in the reception restaurant area. Free Wi-Fi throughout. Car park is guarded 24 hours. 20kW standby generator, laundry service, weekly barbecue. Worth a visit – even if it is full and you can not sleep in one of its 12 ''en suite'' rooms – because of two features: A) Its modern Ethiopian renaissance architecture and interior design that ranks amongst the best in the whole country – no chipped marble and faux Louis XIV curlicues here. B) A right up-to-date Polish wall map of Ethiopia and surrounding countries (so modern it even shows the border crossing with the new country of South Sudan) and showing relief and all major features of interest to the traveller such as filling stations and ATMs together with an accompanying wall poster (in English with photographs) listing the major tourist sights and features. * WikiPedia:Lalibela Commons:Lalibela


Severodvinsk

of the large Oscar-II class submarines to be designed and approved in the Soviet era. At 154m long and four stories high it was the largest attack submarine ever built. The outer hull, made of high-nickel, high-chrome (Chromium) content stainless steel Administratively, the coast and the islands belong to Primorsky District (Primorsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast) of Arkhangelsk Oblast.


Ramla

; ref The tower is six-stories high, with a spiral staircase of 119 steps. ''The Guide to Israel'', Zeev Vilnai, Hamakor Press, Jerusalem, 1972, p. 208. The Hospice of St. Nicodemus and St. Joseph of Arimathea on Ramla's main boulevard, Herzl Street, is easily recognized by its clock-faced, square tower. It belongs to the Franciscan church. Napoleon (Napoleon I of France) used the hospice as his headquarters during his Palestine campaign in 1799. The Ramla Museum is housed in the former municipal headquarters of the British Mandatory authorities. The building, from 1922, incorporates elements of Arab architecture such as arched windows and patterned tiled floors. After 1948, it was the central district office of the Israeli Ministry of Finance. In 2001, the building became a museum documenting the history of Ramla.


Ballyconnell

- The Belturbet to Dromod part of the Cavan and Leitrim Railway ran from Belturbet through Tomkin Road, Ballyconnell, Ballyheady, Bawnboy Road (Bawnboy), Killyran, Garadice, Ballinamore, Lawderdale, Fenagh (Fenagh, County Leitrim), Adoon, Rosharry, Mohill and Dereen to Dromod. * the Olphert family (Ballyconnell, Ireland) The motto and the family coat of arms is still visible above the door at Ballyconnell House, Donegal


Khakassia

the salty Lake Shira, home to an old Soviet health spa * Sorsk Other destinations * The Great Salbyk Kurgan — a grandiose burial mound 7 stories high * Chazy Nature Reserve * Khakassky Nature Reserve — stone markers atop ancient burial mounds abound in this steppe reserve * Maly Abakan Nature Reserve Understand thumb 300px Megaliths on the Khakass steppe (File:Abakan16.jpg) Khakassia is named for the Khakass people, close relatives of the Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan), who comprise only


Oneonta, New York

, Chapin Memorial Church, Ford Block, Fortin Site, Municipal Building (Municipal Building (Oneonta, New York)), Oneonta Armory, Stonehouse Farm, Oneonta Theatre, Old Post Office (Old Post Office (Oneonta, New York)), Oneonta Downtown Historic District, and Walnut Street Historic District (Walnut Street Historic District (Oneonta, New York)). The tallest building in Oneonta is Nader Towers. Standing 9-stories high, the building


Djenné

to have owned several mansions, one of which was sixty-six feet long, forty-two feet wide, contained seven rooms, was two stories high, and had a staircase; with the walls and chambers filled with sculpture and painting. Davidson, Basil. The Lost Cities of Africa. Boston: Little Brown, 1959, pp86 Sahelian architecture (Sudano-Sahelian) initially grew from the two cities of Djenné and Timbuktu. The Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu, constructed from mud on timber

-six feet long, forty-two feet wide, contained seven rooms, was two stories high, and had a staircase; with the walls and chambers filled with sculpture and painting. Davidson, Basil. The Lost Cities of Africa. Boston: Little Brown, 1959, pp86 Sahelian architecture (Sudano-Sahelian) initially grew from the two cities of Djenné and Timbuktu. The Sankore Mosque in Timbuktu, constructed from mud on timber, was similar in style to the Great Mosque of Djenné


The Dalles, Oregon

:''This page is about the city in Oregon. For the nearby geological formation called The Dalles, see Celilo Falls. For other uses see Dalles (disambiguation).'' The Dalles · Google Data Centers. Google.com. Retrieved on June 4, 2012. Top employers As of 2012, the top 15 employers in The Dalles according to the Mid-Columbia Economic Development District report on "Largest Employers in Wasco County" are: class "wikitable" - ! # ! Employer ! # of Employees - 1 Mid-Columbia Medical Center 915 - 2 North Wasco County School District 360 - 3 Oregon Cherry Growers 275 - 4 State of Oregon (Government of Oregon) 243 - 5 Fred Meyer 230 - 6 Oregon Veteran's Home 208 - 7 Columbia Gorge Community College 200 - 8

, Oregon , on the Columbia River, approximately 80 miles from Portland (Portland, Oregon). Codenamed "Project 02", the $600 million Google "The Dalles, Oregon Data Center" Retrieved on January 3, 2011. complex was built in 2006 and is approximately the size of two football (American football) fields, with cooling towers four stories high. Markoff, John; Hansell


Lakeside Apartments District, Oakland, California

East Bay has the Oakland Professional Development and Conference Center at Broadway and 11th Street. Continuing education courses are offered. Land development The neighborhood is located between Lake Merritt and Downtown Oakland. In recent years, market-rate housing developers have proposed constructing a variety of residential and residential mixed-use buildings which have been proposed to be anywhere from five to forty-two stories high. Neighborhood residents have voiced


Timbuktu

, The Society, 1957, pp81 The king is said to have owned several mansions, one of which was sixty-six feet long, forty-two feet wide, contained seven rooms, was two stories high, and had a staircase; with the walls and chambers filled with sculpture and painting. Davidson, Basil. The Lost Cities of Africa. Boston: Little Brown, 1959, pp86 Sahelian architecture (Sudano-Sahelian) initially grew from the two cities of Djenné and Timbuktu. The Sankore Mosque

centered on Friday prayer. Historical Society of Ghana. Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, The Society, 1957, pp81 The king is said to have owned several mansions, one of which was sixty-six feet long, forty-two feet wide, contained seven rooms, was two stories high, and had a staircase; with the walls and chambers filled with sculpture and painting. Davidson, Basil. The Lost Cities of Africa. Boston: Little Brown, 1959, pp86 Sudano

. Traders lived in stone houses in a section which possessed 12 beautiful mosques (as described by al-bakri (Abu Abdullah al-Bakri)), one centered on Friday prayer.thumb 400px right Timbuktu (Image:TIMBUKTU-EINZUG.jpg) Historical Society of Ghana. Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, The Society, 1957, pp81 The king is said to have owned several mansions, one of which was sixty-six feet long, forty-two feet wide, contained seven rooms, was two stories high


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