Visiting London

15 November, 2009

London is full of distinguished landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and Parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral and Hyde Park. I am currently looking at who were the amazing people who developed London. This year I visited and walked around the historic streets and went to the house where Charles Dickens lived and also visited the places mentioned above. Which places in London have you enjoyed visiting? Thanks…

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Amazing Americans

15 November, 2009

If you had to name a famous American who would be top of you list? Would it be President Lincoln for abolishing slavery, or  Henry Ford for developing the motor car, or Walt Disney for creating Mickey Mouse and the the animated cartoons, or Elvis Presley for his great ability to sing, or another person who you regard as important. Thanks to stuckincustoms for the use of this photo from…

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Paris

14 November, 2009

Imagine you are sitting at a cafe on the Champs Elysées. Napoleon arrives and says he will take you to the Arc de Triomphe and outline why it was constructed. While you are there, Gustave Eiffel arrives and offers to take you on a tour of the Eiffel Tower. En route, you meet King Louis V who says he would like you to be his guest at the Palace of…

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New York, New York

14 November, 2009

Who designed Central Park? Why is the Hudson River so named? What did George Washington do in New York that changed American history in 1789? Those were questions that interested me. So, I went in search of the answers by traveling via a BioView ( short for biographical interview)  through virtual time to meet those who made a mark on the great city. Who would you like to meet if…

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