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Núria Rovira Salat

Núria Rovira Salat, born in Spain in 1980 is a professional singer and dancer who performs songs and dance from North Africa and the Balkans that got her Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology but found her life taking a very different direction.

She practiced dance as a hobby alongside her graduate studies as a special educator and her degree in social and cultural anthropology. But leisure became by chance her new direction when began to be in demand in the arts.

She began to participate in several productions and she began to organize workshops and to participate in several shows in Spain.

First a trip to Paris, a meeting with the Lebanese dancer Lamia Saffiedine, pushed her to leave Spain where she is from to deepen her experience of oriental dance.

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Çıralı, Turkiye

Çıralıis an agricultural village in the southwest part of Turkiye.

It is located in the ancient Lycia region of Anatolia and sits right on the Mediterranean Sea. Çıralı has not yet succumbed to the usual mass tourism so it is a wonderful place to enjoy the comfort of hotels, family-run guest houses and quirky treehouse accomodations near the beach.

It's a bit off the beaten path, but for most that is a plus. My brother built one of the first pansyons there back in the 1990's when the ruins of Olympos were still mostly hidden in the overgrowth at the far end of the beach.

The Turkish government had not yet begun any archeological work on the site yet and my brother and his son used to wander through the untouched ruins.

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Imke Salander

Imke Salander, born in 1993 in Hamburg, Germany is a German runner and fitness model and influencer.

Famous for her fit and athletic physique, which took years of will power, consistency and a proper diet to create - she is an amazing woman.

The transformation of this 5'6" (167.5cm) German fitness model and marathon runner over the years has gone on to inspire people from all over the globe.

With a strong presence online, Imke continues to grow her fan base into the tens of thousands. Her motto is always to keep improving herself while enjoying every step of the process.

She doesn’t just train in the gym. Her workout regimen includes all sorts of exercises, from walking, weight training, core exercises to full-on marathon running. It is this variety that makes fitness fun and challenging for her.

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Adrasan, Turkiye

Adrasan, in the Antalya Province and in the Kumluca district, also known as Çavuşköy, is one of the most popular holiday resorts of Antalya.

Located 95 kilometers from Antalya and 4 kilometers from Kumluca, Adrasan is one of the hidden paradises of the Mediterranean. Surrounded by pine trees, with its untouched nature and azure bays, it is a calm and full resting place.

Move yourself away from the noise and chaos of Antalya, enjoy the smell of pine trees, Adrasan offers a slightly quirky, but peaceful holiday respite.

Like many places that have increased in popularity in recent years, Adrasan allows escape from crowds, but only if you go at the right time of year.

You can find that peace you are looking for amongst the pine trees that surround three sides of Adrasan Bay. Enjoy its azure waters in the view of Musa Mountain, as well as in its bays like aquariums - it's all there to be had in the magnificent nature and serenity of Adrasan.

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Carolyn Murphy

Carolyn Murphy, born on August 11th in 1974 in Panama City, Florida is an American model and actress. She is managed by IMG Models in New York, Paris, Milan, London, and Sydney.

In 1998, Murphy was named VH1/Vogue's Model of the Year. She played Dubbie in Barry Levinson's film Liberty Heights. She was one of the "Modern Muses" on the November 1999 millennium cover of American Vogue and was chosen to represent Calvin Klein's perfume, Contradiction.

She was featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2005 and 2006.

Carolyn is a woman who loves nature and being in the great outdoors. One would wonder whether her closeness to nature may have something to do with her ability to look better and better as the years go by. She exhibits an uncanny ability to seemingly look younger and more beautiful with each passing year.

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Kaş, Turkiye

Kaş, is a small fishing, diving, yachting and tourist town. It is in the district of Kaş in Antalya Province of Turkey, 168 kilometers west of the city of Antalya.

The town of Kaş is on a hill running down to the Turquoise Coast of southwestern Turkey. The district has a typical Mediterranean climate of hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters, which allows the growth of oranges, lemons and bananas.

The lowland areas are also planted with cut flowers and a variety of fruits and vegetables. Many are grown all year round under glass-covered greenhouses. The hillsides produce honey and almonds, while at high altitudes there are extensive pine forests.

The weather is drier at high altitudes. Although agriculture is still important, tourism is the main source of income in the district, which has many hotels, guest houses and other tourism amenities.

About 6 km or 4 miles offshore from Kaş is the Greek isle of Kastelórizo (Turkish: Meis Adası) The island is served by a Turkish ferry daily with the option of same day returns.

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Veronika Nikulshina

Veronika Nikulshina, born on the 28th of May, 1997 in Moscow, Russia. She is a model and a member of the performance activists known as Pussy Riot.

Veronika “Nika” Nikulshina is a multidisciplinary artist and human rights defender from Russia. She is known for her work as a performance artist and as a prominent member of Pussy Riot. Her work with the punk feminist group has made Nikulshina a target of political persecution in Russia, forcing her to leave the country.

Pussy Riot came to prominence in 2012 when five members of the group burst into Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral to protest ties between the Russian Orthodox Church and then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Their protest was the performance of a song they described as a "punk prayer" -- took place as Putin was campaigning for his return to the presidency.

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Sète, France

Sète, is a location that a few might refer to as the French Venice, which is kind of an exaggeration, but for those who still haven't been to Venice I'm not completely sure it could not apply. Sète is a small coastal city on the south coast of France.

Sète has a bit of everything: a long row of magnificent beaches, a marina, but also museums and a typical town centre. In this relaxing atmosphere, take the time to visit the iconic places of this city along the water.

To get a complete tour of the points of interest in Sète, think about staying at least 1 night so you can spend 2 days there.

Walk around the port of Sète - the canals of downtown Sète lead you straight to the marina, surrounded by beautiful houses and shops

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Anna Selezneva

Anna Selezneva (Russian: Анна Селезнёва), born on the 29th of July 1990, in Moscow, Russia is a very successful Russian fashion model.

Anna was born to a Russian father and an Armenian mother. She was discovered in 2007 at a McDonald's restaurant.

"A young man came up to me and asked me: Do I want to become a model?" The agent's suggestion was serious and Anna agreed - two months later she left for Paris and began to appear at shows and in no time at all became one of the most popular young models.

Definitely among the most beautiful models to ever walk a runway. Later in 2007 she began her international modeling career after signing with this agency in Paris.

At the spring 2008 ready-to-wear shows in Paris, Selezneva debuted on the runways of Dries van Noten, Céline, and Akris.

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Kütahya, Turkiye

Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn, are archaeological sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn are a group of necropoleis from the 3rd Millennium BC, located near a palm grove that were declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO in 1988.

The protohistorical site of Bat is located near a palm grove in the interior of the Sultanate of Oman.

Protohistory is a period between prehistorical and historical during which a culture or civilization has not yet developed writing, but other cultures have already noted the existence of those pre-literate groups in their own writings.

Together with the neighboring places, the place forms the most complete collection of settlements and cemeteries in the world from the 3rd millennium BC.

The necropolis of Bat is located in a bounded and coherent place and shows the characteristic and unique features of the evolution of burial practices during the first Bronze Age on the Oman Peninsula.

There are two archaeological sites: the Tower of Al-Khutm, located 2 kilometers west of Bat and the group of tombs of Qubur Juhhal in Al-Ayn, 22 kilometers southeast of Bat.

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Leyla Lydia Tuğutlu

Leyla Lydia Tuğutlu, born on the 29th of October 1989 in Berlin, Germany is a Turkish actress, singer, model and beauty pageant winner.

Tuğutlu was crowned Miss Turkey in 2008. She represented Turkey at the Miss World 2008 pageant.

She is the daughter of a Turkish father and of a German mother. After primary school, she took piano and violin lessons in Turkey's Conservatory.

During this period she worked in a model agency. Soon after Tuğutlu graduated from Anatolian High School, she left the conservatory to work as a model.

She decided to abandon conservatory when she realized her strong interest for the catwalk and fashion.

During this same period she was studying German Language and Literature at Istanbul University. She speaks Turkish, English, and German.

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Kütahya, Turkiye

Kütahya, Turkiye, is a city in western Turkey which is situated on the Porsuk River, at 969 meters above sea level and is inhabited by some 578,640 people in a 2022 estimate.

The region of Kütahya has large areas of gentle slopes with agricultural land ending in high mountain ridges to the north and west.

The ancient world knew present-day Kütahya as Cotyaeum (Κοτύαιον). It became part of the Roman province of Phrygia Salutaris, although in about 820 became the capital of the new province of Phrygia Salutaris III.

Aizanoi Ancient City - The best-preserved Temple of Zeus in Anatolia, the theater with a capacity of 15,000 people and the stadium with a capacity of 13,500 people right next to it, the world's first known commodity exchange building are in this ancient city.

The Temple of Zeus, the theater and the 'macellum' (closed market building), which have survived to the present day almost all of them have been preserved, are unique in the world.

Aizanoi Ancient City in Kutahya Province in the Çavdarhisar district of Turkey, is only 58 kilometers from the city center.

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Daniela Ruah

Daniela Ruah, born December 2nd, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts is an American and Portuguese actress and director best known for playing NCIS Special Agent Kensi Blye in the CBS police procedural series NCIS: Los Angeles.

Ruah was born in Boston to Jewish parents from Portugal, where her mother, Katharina Lia Azancot Korn is an otologist and her father, Moisés Carlos Bentes Ruah is a surgeon.

When Ruah was only five years old, the family moved back to Portugal, where she attended St Julian's School and when she turned sixteen began acting in telenovelas. There she also won a Portuguese-television dance competition.

She was the winner of the celebrity dancing competition Dança Comigo - the Portuguese version of Dancing with the Stars.

Ruah moved to the U.K at the age of 18 and earned a Bachelor of Arts in performing arts from London Metropolitan University.

She returned to Portugal where she resumed acting, and in 2007 moved to New York City to study at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

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Boncuklu Tarla, Turkiye

Boncuklu Tarla, Turkiye, is an archaeological site in southeastern Anatolia at Ilısu Mahallesi, Dargeçit, Mardin Province in Turkiye. It is the remains of a settlement occupied from the Late Epipalaeolithic to Pre-Pottery Neolithic B periods and is believed to be 11,300 years old.

It was discovered in 2008 during an archaeological survey in advance of the construction of the Ilısu Dam and has been excavated by a team from Mardin Museum since 2012.

The discovery of a large communal building with stone pillars was reported at Boncuklu Tarla in 2019, prompting comparisons to Göbekli Tepe.

It is an early example of rectangular plan architecture. The excavators also claimed to have found a sewer system, which if confirmed would be the oldest known one in the world.

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Amaia Aberasturi

Amaia Aberasturi, born on the 28th April 1997 in Gautegiz, Arteaga, Spain. She is popularly known for being a Spanish Basque actress.

She started acting as child artist in 2010 when she was 13 years old. She was first appeared in 2010 in 'The Retaliators' in the role of Leire.

Amaia was nervous, expectant and excited. At only 23 years old, Amaia Aberasturi dreams of being able to live from acting and her work in 'Akelarre', by Pablo Aguero, has fallen like a gift from heaven.

To be an unknown to the general public and get to star in the only Spanish fiction film in competition at the San Sebastian Festival 2020 is to enter through the big front door.

An opportunity that will make her the center of attention and one of the talked about names of the year. She has plenty of appeal, desire and talent.

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Jashak Salt Dome, Iran

Jashak Salt Dome - in the Jashak Mountains in Bushehr Province of Iran - located 64 kilometers to the south of the town of Khormoj and 144 kilometers to the southeast of the center of the province.

As one of the largest, most extensive and impressive domes of its kind in the world - and the largest one in the Middle East, Salt Dome is a top attraction with lots of rare spectacles.

Everything hidden in this awesomw complex - the marvelous caves, the salty icicles, the shimmering glaciers, the lovely formations, and the formidable pillars and waterfalls are there to leave you in awe.

This 600-million-year-old national treasure is both a photographer's dream and a great destination for geology lovers.

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Melissa Barrera

Melissa Barrera, born on July 4th, 1990 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico is a Mexican actress and singer.

For those who haven't followed Melissa Barrera's career from its beginning could easily assume that the actress became a star overnight - but that's far from the truth.

Barrera was born and raised in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and has been working hard for many years.

She started in passionate telenovelas and even did a Mexican reality show called "La Academia," where she met her husband, Paco Zazueta.

She landed a lead role as Lyn in Starz's "Vida" which lasted three seasons, then had her breakout Hollywood role as Vanessa in Lin-Manuel Miranda's film adaptation of "In the Heights.""

Things really started taking off for her from there. She took the lead role of Chama in an indie film titled "All the World Is Sleeping".

It is about a struggling, 30-year-old Chicana woman in New Mexico fighting for her life as she deals with substance abuse and losing custody of her daughter."

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Bozburun, Turkiye

Bozburun - is a gorgeous small seaside town with its own municipality in the Marmaris district, in southwestern Turkey. The permanent population is about 2000.

It is situated on the coast of the peninsula of the same name (Bozburun Peninsula) which extends in parallel to Datça Peninsula in the south.

The town faces across the sea to the town of Datça and the Greek Island of Symi (Sömbeki in Turkish). It is an integral part of the route of Blue Cruise charters that ply the crystal clear blue waters off the coast.

Although quieter than Marmaris Bay and its two centers of tourism of international renown - Marmaris and İçmeler, Bozburun is a special discovery for those more adventurous visitors who take the good, but curvy road about 45 kilometers or 25 miles further out of Marmaris.

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Rosamund Pike

Rosamund Pike, born on the 27th of January 1979 in Hammersmith, London, England, is an exceptionally beautiful English actress.

Her first screen credit was in 1998 for the television film A Rather English Marriage and she came to the attention of film-goers when she was cast at age 21 as the sexy Bond girl Miranda Frost in Die Another Day in 2002.

She won the BIFA Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2004 for The Libertine; and also received BIFA nominations for her performances as Helen in An Education in 2009 and in the role of Lisa in Made in Dagenham in 2010.

Other film appearances include Jane Bennet in Pride & Prejudice in 2005, Fracture in 2007, Barney's Version in 2010, and in the highly successful Gone Girl in 2014.

Her performance as Amy Elliott-Dunne in the latter was met with critical acclaim, receiving numerous awards and nominations, including for the Academy Award for Best Actress, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.

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Taos, New Mexico

Taos, New Mexico is a town in Taos County in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Taos is home to more than twenty sites on the National Register of Historic Places. Initially founded in 1615, it was occupied sporadically until its formal establishment in 1795 by Nuevo México Governor Fernando Chacón to act as fortified plaza and trading outpost. It was intended for the neighboring Native American Taos Pueblo and Hispano communities, including Ranchos de Taos, Cañon, Taos Canyon, Ranchitos, El Prado, and Arroyo Seco. The town was incorporated in 1934. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,716. Taos is the county seat of Taos County. The English name Taos derives from the native Taos language meaning "(place of) red willows".

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Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey

Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, born on the 26th of May 1986 in Barcelona, Spain, is a French-Spanish actress and model. She is best known for playing Suzanne in The Sea Wall and the mermaid Syrena in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the fourth film in the series. She was born to a Catalan father and a French-American mother. Her family moved to Paris, France when she was five years old.

She is fluent in French, Catalan, and Spanish, and she has also recently learned to speak English. She made her acting debut in 2007 on French television and has since appeared in films alongside Isabelle Huppert, Vincent Perez, and Daniel Auteuil. In 2008, she made her feature debut in the film The Sea Wall.

She began modelling in 2010, fronting French Connection's spring/summer and autumn/winter campaigns. Bergès-Frisbey, the face of French Connection's Spring Summer collection in 2010 (www.frenchconnection.com ) - 'THE WOMAN' campaign.

French Connection was founded in 1972 by Stephen Marks who set out to create well-designed womens clothing that would appeal to a diverse audience. French Connection now offers a fashion-forward clothing range as well as a full men's clothing collection. With quirky spins on design it prides itself on quality and affordable prices.

Berges-Fisbey was personally picked by director Rob Marshall and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to make her English language debut in 2011 in the highly-anticipated sequel: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

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Manitou, Springs, Colorado

Manitou, Springs, Coloradois a resort city in Colorado just west of Colorado Springs. It is known for its mineral springs and mountain landscapes - dominated by Pikes Peak.

The Manitou Cliff Dwellings are a group of reassembled ancient cliff structures. Hundreds of steps lead up a steep slope on the Manitou Incline Trail. Manitou Avenue is home to art galleries and specialty boutiques.

Explore the authentic ancient cliff-dweller structures, investigate the Pueblo-style buildings and traditional clay oven, and examine the pottery, tools, and weapons used by these ancient and mysterious peoples.

Open since 1907, the Manitou Cliff Dwellings have preserved these historic artifacts for all to enjoy for generations to come.

The Manitou Incline is one of the most popular hiking trails in Colorado. The Incline is steep. It gains over 2,000 feet of elevation in less than one mile.

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Zhao Wei

Zhao Wei, born on the 12th of March 1976, is a Chinese actress, director and pop singer.

She is considered one of the most popular actresses in China and Chinese-speaking regions, and one of the highest paid actresses.

Born and raised in Wuhu, Anhui, Zhao is the youngest of two children. Her parents are Zhao Jiahai, an appliance designer, and Wei Qiying, a schoolteacher, and her brother is Zhao Jian - born in 1971.

She graduated from Teachers' College Elementary School and Teachers' College High School. Zhao studied dance for three years and practised the piano for six years.

In 1994, her performance of Tibetan dancing was shown as part of a local television spring festival celebration.

She has been awarded the Hundred Flowers Award, Shanghai Film Critics Award, Huabiao Award, Golden Eagle TV Award, as well as the Best Actress award at the Shanghai International Film Festival.

Zhao developed an interest in acting after she was first chosen to be a supporting actress in a film while studying at Beijing Film Academy.

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San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

San Carlos, Mexicois a beachfront subdivision within the port city of Guaymas, but is considered its own town in the northern state of Sonora, Mexico.

It is known for the translucent blue clarity and warmth of the ocean water in its shallow bays that lie in the Sea of Cortez. Given the size of the city, with nearly 7,000 inhabitants, there is a large number of RV parks, resorts and stores available.

There is also an active diving community. Many Americans and Canadians live in San Carlos during the winter months as the summer months are very hot and humid.

Fishing, scuba diving, and beach activities are all available. Another popular sport in San Carlos is sailing but one can also decide to skydive over the Sea of Cortez.

San Carlos is about a six-hour drive from the United States along the Mexican interstate Highway 15.

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Alizé Lim

Alizé Lim, born on the 13th of July 1990 is a French professional tennis player and sports television host.

Her career-high WTA singles ranking is world No. 135, which she reached on the 26th of May 2014. Her career-high WTA doubles ranking is No. 148, attained on the 7th of November 2016.

Lim made her Grand Slam doubles debut at the 2011 French Open, where she and her French partner Victoria Larrière had received a wildcard for the doubles main draw, but lost to the No. 6 seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy, 2-6, 1-6, in the first round.

Lim made her Grand Slam singles debut at the 2014 French Open having received a wildcard, where she lost in the first round of the main draw to occasional training partner and then-world No. 1, Serena Williams, 2-6, 1-6.

Lim has worked with Eurosport during the 2022 Australian Open, and presented their coverage of the event with Mats Wilander, Tim Henman, and Johanna Konta.

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Staithes, England

Staithes, England, is a quaint old fishing village in North Yorkshire, England. Up until the 1900s, Staithes claim to fame was as one of the biggest fishing ports in the whole of the North East.

These days, it is more of a tourist destination with narrow streets and quirky properties clinging to its beautiful cliffside. So, it comes as no surprise to many that Staithes was crowned one of England's most beautiful villages to visit in 2021.

Staithes is split by a river marking the boundary. Cowbar Bank on left is in Redcar and Cleveland and the Yorkshire side of the village is on the right. There are so many beautiful places nestled along the Yorkshire coast.

While towns like Scarborough and Whitby are known to many, there are more secluded spots that often get overlooked but are well worth a visit.

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Delta Goodrem

Delta Goodrem, born on the 9th of November 1984 in Glenhaven, Australia. Delta is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actress who signed to Sony Music at the age of 15. Her debut album, Innocent Eyes, recorded in 2003, topped the ARIA Albums Chart for 29 non-consecutive weeks.

It is one of the highest-selling Australian albums and is the second-best-selling Australian album of all time with over four million copies sold.

Goodrem's second album, Mistaken Identity (2004), was created while she was suffering from cancer. It became her second number-one album.

In 2007, Goodrem released Delta, her third number-one album, which saw another number-one single, "In This Life". Her fourth studio album, Child of the Universe (2012), produced the single "Sitting on Top of the World".

In 2016, her fifth album, Wings of the Wild, became her fourth number-one album on the ARIA Albums Chart, while giving her another number-one single, "Wings". Goodrem's most recent and fifth number-one album, Bridge over Troubled Dreams was released May 2021.

Goodrem has a total of nine number-one singles and 17 top-ten hits on the ARIA Singles Chart. She has sold over eight million albums globally and overall has won three World Music Awards, 9 ARIA Music Awards, an MTV Video Music Award and several other awards.

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historic town in Jiashan County, Zhejiang, China

Xitang - (Chinese: 西塘), formerly known as Xietang, is a historic town in Jiashan County, Zhejiang, China. It borders Luxu Town in the north, Yaozhuang Town in the east, Ganyao Town in the southeast, and Tianning Town and Town in the west.

As of the 2016 census it had a population of 57,400 with an area of 83.61-square-kilometre (32.28 sq mi). Xitang is a water town crisscrossed by nine rivers.

The town stretches across eight sections, linked by old-fashioned stone bridges. In the older parts of town, the buildings are set along the banks of the canals, which serve as the main transportation thoroughfares in the area.

Its history dates back to at least the Spring and Autumn period (770 BC–476 BC) when it was located at the border of the State of Yue and Wu.

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Alina Adzika

Alina Adzika, born on the 22nd of December, 1990 in Belarus came to international attention when she appeared in numerous videos of a YouTube Channel called Bald and Bankrupt as a traveling companion of a British travel vlogger and author.

She captured the attention of most of Ben's 2.6 million viewers with her great looks, quick wit and unpretentious personality..

It is unclear just how Benjamin and Alina became acquainted and when they decided to include Alina in numerous videos of travels in Russia, Belarus, Moldovia, Georgia, the Czech Republic, Cuba, and other locations in Africa such as Mauritas.

Anyone who has seen the videos on this YouTube Channel will agree that even though Ben's videos are very engaging and entertaining, the videos with Alina are the crem-de-la-crem.

There is something about her sense of humor coupled with her delightful personality that captures everyones attention and ellicits a certain respect for her ability to be such an easy-going and down-to-earth kind of girl.

She simply has that kind of presence that makes one immediately like her.

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Carolina Sevilla

Carolina Sevilla is the former Consul at the Consulate of Costa Rica in New York City, the former Minister Counsellor to the Security Council Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations. She is now the founder and managing director of 5minutebeachcleanup and the Director of Operations for BIONIC YARN.

BIONIC® transforms recovered plastic recovered from ocean shores into high-quality thread repurposed to create high-performance gear for O'Neill, Moncler®, Chanel®, Polo Ralph Lauren®, G-STAR Raw® and Burton Snowboards®, as well as reclaimed evening dresses for H&M® Conscious Exclusive collection and others.

Carolina studied International Human Rights Law and recieved her Masters in Human Rights in San José, Costa Rica and attended Universidad Federada Colegio Santo Tomas where she recieved a Master of Arts in Law - also in San José, Costa Rica.

She left her career in New York City to move back to Costa Rica to start an ocean clean-up initiative she named the 5 minute beach cleanup which she manages from her tree house on the beach in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica most months of the year or from San José in her home country of Costa Rica the rest of the time. Her videos have gone viral with over 22 million views - the global movement has over 30,000 followers. Recently at the Clinton Foundation - Clinton Global Initiative, Former US President Bill Clinton gave 5 MINUTE BEACH CLEANUP FOUNDATION a Commitment to Action for one of the 5 Minute Beach Cleanup Foundation's programs called Ocean HeroesⓇ.

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unique women of the world

Women from around the world that are living on the edge, doing something special, making a difference or generally in possession of a unique nature. In my book these women should be put in positions of power and allowed a chance to see what they would add to our world, instead of the men that promise blah-blah-blah and then fill their own pockets as well as the pockets of their buddies. The way I see it, any of this diverse group of women would be an improvement. These are the kind of women that should be put in positions of power. They would make positive contributions with their time and resources and leave the world better for having been here. And not to mention the fact that they all certainly look far more appealing...

From century to century throughout history the men have ruled the roost in politics and business and relegated the home as the place where the women were to direct their attention and efforts. The women have done their job admirably, but the men have failed miserably in most cases. Their politics are corrupt and their businesses have turned into large greedy corporations. The patriarchal model is evidently not working so well - so maybe it's time to hand the reins over to the women. The wars and conflicts around the world are the result of male dominance in politics, and more often than not, are set in motion to benefit male controlled corporate interests. Turn on the evening news anywhere in the world and you'll see images of angry men in conflict and women and children in flight. It is time for change...

www.wedo.org

As a global women's advocacy organization, WEDO envisions a just world that promotes and protects human rights, gender equality and the integrity of the environment. WEDO's mission is to ensure that women's rights; social, economic and environmental justice; and sustainable development principles, as well as the linkages between them are at the heart of global and national policies, programs and practices.

www.wilpfinternational.org

Started in 1915, when 1,200 women from a diversity of cultures and languages came together in The Hague during the First World War, to study, make known and eliminate the causes of war. They issued resolutions, sent out delegations to most countries engaged in the First World War and created our organisation: the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. WILPF for short.

www.w4.org

W4 - Women's WorldWide Web is an online collaborative platform dedicated to empowering girls and women around the world, through education, microfinance, access to ICTs and networking. Connect with us and co-create opportunities for girls and women to thrive.

www.unwomen.org

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization's goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
 

Kristin Espinasse
First French Essais:
Venturing into Writing, Marriage, and France
by Kristin Espinasse


Kristin Espinasse is the American woman behind the blog French-Word-A-Day.com. Her personal essays make up the books "Words in a French Life" and "Blossoming in Provence." As a columnist at France Today, her back page "Dernier Mot" is read by Francophiles bimonthly. She lives in Provence with her French husband, their two children, and two golden retrievers. Sign up for her free word journal at www.french-word-a-day.com In her latest book of colorful photos and tender essays, Kristin shows us how she overcomes cultural "tests", always finishing with an "A" for amour de la vie!

 


www.now.org

Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.

www.wilsoncenter.org

The Council of Women World Leaders is a network of current and former women presidents and prime ministers. The Council currently has 49 Members. The Council's mission is to promote good governance and enhance the experience of democracy globally by increasing the number, effectiveness, and visibility of women who lead at the highest levels in their countries.

www.womensrefugeecommission.org

The Women's Refugee Commission is having positive impact on the lives of displaced women, children and youth around the world. Their programs focus on reproductive health, economic livelihoods, displaced youth, asylum seekers and people with disabilities.

www.ifuw.org

The International Federation of University Women (IFUW) is an international, non-profit organization of women graduates. We were founded in 1919 by women who believed in the importance of education and working together for peace, international understanding and friendship.
 

Women in the World Foundation

Women in the World is a movement dedicated to advancing women and girls through stories and solutions. The Women in the World Foundation is a powerful initiative dedicated to driving solutions that advance women and girls.
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International Museum of Women

International Museum of Women invites you to experience this innovative twenty-first century museum and be a part of advancing the lives of women around the world by participating in their global online exhibitions and supporting their efforts with a secure online donation!

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Handmade Palestine

Looking for a meaningful gift? Interested in supporting fair trade or the environment? Handmade Palestine brings you the work of over 20 women's cooperatives, artisans and designers from all over the area - Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Gaza, Hebron, Haifa, Nablus and Ramallah. All these individuals struggle to sustain livelihoods under military occupation and are tremendousely grateful for your generosity and support. Your purchase enables them to recieve fair trade for their work and with every other penny plant trees at Mashjar Juthour.

See thier fine work at www.handmadepalestine.com

The Girl Who Ran Across Africa

At the age of 27 Emma Timmis became the first female to run the Freedom Trail, a 2,400 kilometer through track from Durban to Cape Town in South Africa. This later led to running West to East across the continent of Africa, from Namibia to Mozambique.

This incredible run took Emma 89 days, covering the distance equal to 94 marathons, or almost 4,000 kilometers.

Emma suffered an injury that kept her at home for an extended period, so she wrote a childrens book about her runs across Africa to inspire young girls. The book is now available from her website at: www.emmatimmis.com




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www.turkishwin.com is a vibrant and global networking platform for women with family, cultural or professional ties to Turkey aspiring to excel in their careers, inspiring others and investing in the network... More
 

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