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2. THE ALBUM WAS PREPARED AS A PART OF THE COMENIUS PROJECTBE GLOBALLY AWAREBE GLOBALLY AWARE The pictures were taken by the students and the teachers from:MELLOMHAGEN UNGDOMSSKOLE, HADERSLEV ( DENMARK )ACADEMY 360, SUNDERLAND ( UK ) 1O , ( GREECE ) LICEO SCIENTIFICO STATALE GUGLIERMO MARCONI,CARRARA, ( ITALY )SANKT SEVERIN SKOLE, LARVIK ( NORWAY ) ZESP SZK NR 1 IM. ANNY WAZWNY,GOLUB-DOBRZY ( POLAND )2 3. DENMARKEhlers SamlingenPhoto: Mathilde LehmannHaderslev Town Museeum Photo: Mathilde Lehmann The Old Shoemaker Photo: Mathilde Lehmann 3 4. Hetug Hans ChurchPhoto: Mathilde LehmannHertug Hans ChurchPhoto: Mathilde Lehmann Hetug Hans Church Photo: Mathilde LehmannThe monument at Hertug Hans Church Photo: Mathilde Lehmann(Obelisk to the memory ofthe Slesvig Infantry soldiers who fell during thefighting on 9th April, l940) 4 5. The Old Mill The Old Printing WorksPhoto: Mathilde Lehmann Photo: Mathilde Lehmann Old Town HousePhoto: Mathilde LehmannThe Old Hger DiocesePhoto: Mathilde Lehmann5 6. Monument at Haderslev Klosterkirkegaard (1stWorld War)Photo: Mathilde LehmannMonument at HaderslevKlosterkirkegaard (TheGermans fallen in wars 1848-50 and 1864) Photo: Mathilde LehmannMonument at Haderslev Klosterkirkegaard (The Danes fallen in wars1848-50 and 1864) Photo: Mathilde Lehmann 6 7. Sct. Severin SkolePhoto: Mathilde Lehmann Haderslev CathedralPhoto: Mathilde Lehman Photo: Google7 8. Haderslev Torv Photo: Google Haderslev Pond Photo: Google 8 9. E NGL A N DE NGL A N DBambrough CastleHome to the Kings of Northumbria this coastal castle was completelyrestored in 1900. It holds collections of china, porcelain, furniture, paintings,arms and armour. The castle is the home of the Armstrong family, and thebuilding is all in use which maintains a welcoming lived-in atmosphere. ARoyal Centre by AD547, the rocky outcrop has been occupied since theprehistoric period.9 10. Belsay Hall Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens are the creation of the Middleton family, over more than seven centuries. First came the castle, still dominated by its massive 14th-century defensive pele tower. Built as a refuge at a time of Anglo-Scottish warfare, it was also designed to impress: it still displays rare traces of elaborate medieval wall paintings. In more peaceful times a Jacobean mansion wing was added: here the family lived until Christmas Day 1817, when they moved into Belsay Hall.10 11. Durham CathedralDurham Cathedral has been described as one of the great architecturalexperiences of Europe. It is renowned as a masterpiece of Romanesque (orNorman) architecture. 11 12. GibsideThe Gibside Estate, overlooking the RiverDerwent about four miles west of Gateshead,was created by land owner and coal baronGeorge Bowes between 1729 and 1760. Forwhatever reason, the estate was allowed to fallinto disrepair. But now, in the hands of TheNational Trust, is currently in the midst of anextensive renovation programme.12 13. The Farne IslandsThe Farne Islands are situated between two and five miles off theNorthumberland Coast. There are 28 islands in total, 15 of which can be seenat high tide, with the largest island being Inner Farne. Historically the Farne Islands are associated with St Aidan and St Cuthbert, both of whom used the islands as a place to mediate in utter solitude.The Northumberland heroine, Grace Darling spent most of her short life onthe lighthouses here, first on Brownsmans Island and then on LongstoneIsland.The Holy Island of Lindisfarne In 635AD St. Aidan came from Iona and choseto found his monastery on Lindisfarne. The Christian message flourishedhere and spreadthroughout the WordHoly Island is linked tothe mainland by a longcauseway. Twice eachday the tide from theNorth Sea covers theroad. Tide times andheights can beaccurately predictedfrom the phases of theMoon and this is used to 13 14. predict safe crossing times. Nevertheless, travellers should remain vigilant if crossing.14 15. Marsden RockOne of the most magnificent rock formations in Britain, Marsden Rock isrenowned for its sea bird colonies, with thousands of pairs of Kittiwakes,Fulmars, Gulls and Cormorants. The rock was a famous arch, created by theforce of the sea, but it changed forever when the arch collapsed in 1996.The ghost of John the Jibber is said to haunt the area, he died a slow deathsuspended in a bucket half way down the cliff face, after betraying fellowsmugglers to the Customs men. 15 16. NewcastleNewcastlesmostinstantlyrecognisable structure is the TyneBridge. It was opened by KingGeorge V on 10th October 1928.Movietone News recorded his speechfor one of their first talkies, localschoolchildren were given a day off,and in the days after its openingunprecedented traffic jams werecaused by those wishing to use thistoll-free crossing. The jams continueto the present day.LinkingGatesheadwith Newcastle viaGatesheadQuays(described as one ofthe best places inEurope by Tony Blair)and NewcastlesQuayside, the bridgenot only servesa functional purposeas the River Tynesonly foot and cyclebridge, but its grace and engineering attract people from all over the world. 16 17. Penshaw MonumentPenshaw Monument was built in 1844, it is Sunderlands most prominentlandmark. It dominates the skyline and standing on Penshaw hill its visiblefor miles around. Modelled on the Greek Temple of Theseion, it was inmemory of John George Lambton born 1792, 1st Earl of Durham, otherwiseknown as Radical Jack. Public subscription paid for the monument, John andBenjamin Green of Newcastle were responsible for the design. 17 18. Souter LighthouseSouter Lighthouse overlooks the cliffs of Marsden Bay, high above the rocksand notorious currents of Whitburn that have wrecked dozens of ships andclaimed the lives of many mariners. The lighthouse started operating in 1871and was, at the time the most advanced in the world. 18 19. GREECE GREECE Parthenon, Acropolisof AthensSfakianaki Elia C3Theater of EpidaurusHatzidaki Irini C319 20. The Stadium at the Asklepieion of EpidaurosMiskala Loreta C2Erehtheio Kariatides at the Acropolis of AthensMiskala Loreta C220 21. Monastery of Kaisariani at the Ymittos mountain build at 11th century. Faraga Alexandra C3Spring at the Kaisariani monastery Ymittos mountain.Faraga Alexandra C3 21 22. Walking at the Aesthetic forest of Kaisariani Hatzidaki Irini C3Early Christian Basilica at the aesthetic forest of YmittosFaraga Alexandra C322 23. The church of Saint Sofia at Neo PsychikoEleni Kabaraki Temple of Poseidon at cap Sounio Eleni Kabaraki23 24. Plaka the old neighborhoodof Athens. Eleni KabarakiThe Zappeion Exhibition Hall (1888) was the first building in the world to be constructed in order to serve Olympic needs. Eleni Kabaraki24 25. The Olympic Athletic Center of Athens at Marousi Eleni Kabaraki 25 26. ITALY ITALY Carrara, a town surrounded...The Pisanino, the highest peak of the Apuane Alps Natural park The Appennino mountains26 27. Work never ends in a marble quarry.....Riomaggiore, the first village of the five Cinque terre27 28. The marble quarries of M. Sagro, near CarraraPisaThe Cathedral of Pisa, in the Miracles square 28 29. The baptistry of Pisa An inner view of the baptistry 29 30. The river Arno, in the centre of Pisa Carraras Cathedral Font chapel 30 31. Our Ladys altar31 32. AnnunciationMain altar 32 33. Rose windowLucca a pearl of TuscanyNORWAYNORWAY33 34. 34 35. 35 36. NORWAYNORWAY Mlen is a moraine from the ice age. Here you can findheaps of stones, and you can see big and small rock piles.The rock piles are viking graves.Photo: Ivar Bkeskogen/Beech woodThis is the worlds nothern most natural occurance of beech trees. Photo: Ivar 36 37. HerregrdenMade of wood in baroque and rococo. Count Gyldenlve founded this residence in 1677. Photo: Ivar Thor HeyerdahlA scientist and adventurer from Larvik. He is famous for hisexpeditions to Easter Island with his boat Kon Tiki. He also madeother expeditions with boats called Ra and Tigris. Photo: Unknown 37 38. KaupangThis was one the first towns in Norway, founded by the Vikings 800after Christ. Photo: Silje Marie Thorstensen Discoveries from KaupangAt Kaupang they have found jewelries , coins and pearls in the viking graves38 39. Colin Archer and his boat FramFram was used by Roald Amundsen, a Norwegian explorer, to the South Pole in 1910 -12. Photo: UnknownBkkerfjelletIn 1851, fire guards were placed on Bkkerfjellet. From there theyhad a good view over the city.Photo: Ivar 39 40. Fritze VerkThe Fritze-business` history goes all the way back to before Larvik wasfounded. The iron work was built in the 1640s.Photo: Unknown IstrehganIstrehgan is a ancient monument and an old sacrificial site. Wepresume that it was in use from 400 to 550 A.D, but the place is from 975 B.C. 40 41. POLANDPOLANDThe Golub Castle is one of the most beautiful and well-preservedfortresses in Poland.The castle in Golub-Dobrzy was built in the beginning of the 14thcentury as a defensive fortress. It was many times attacked, destroyed,rebuilt and finally converted in the Renaissance style as a palace of theprincess Anna Vasa.41 42. The old town in GolubGothic church of St. Catherine,dating back to the beginning of the14th century, with the Renaissancechapel of the Kostka family. Wooden arcaded house in the market square dating back to the end of the 18th century and the Evangelical Church from 1909.42 43. The River Drwca is one of the cleanest Polish rivers and thebiggest ichtyological nature reserve, winds its way through ourtown.A few years ago stony embankments were built along the river inour town. It is a fine place for resting on hot summer days 43 44. The historical capital of Chemno Land, the town of Chemno sits beautifully on the nine hills of the Chemno High Plains. The towns gems include: the chessboard plan of the old town in its original form with medieval city walls 2 270 m long, one of Europesmost spectacular example ofdefence architecture, the Gothicand Renaissance town hall.44 45. Toru is entered on UNESCOs World Heritage List on account ofits preserved Mediaeval town plan in the Old Town area, as well asits several hundred heritage buildings, principally in the Gothic andBaroque styles ( the Town Hall, churches, the castle of the TeutonicKnights, tenement houses ) Panorama of Toru from the opposite bank of the city.There are several eye-catching burgher houses with the superbly decorated House under the Star 45 46. and the fine brick Gothic house where theastronomer was born, now housing the Museum of Copernicus.No one can leave Torun without a packet of gingerbread. These spiced cakes, baked according to recipes dating back to the 15th century, have a unique taste and aroma. The most famous ones, coated with chocolate, are in the shape of a heart and have a special name: Cathy (Katarzynki).46 47. In the Old Town Market there is a 2,6 meter high bronze statue of Copernicus,on a granite plinth on which is engraved in Latin: Nicolaus Copernicus Thorunensis Terrae motor, SolisCaelique stator (Nicolaus Copernicus, born in Toru, moved the Earth and stopped the Sun and the Skies).Artus Hall was the heartof Torus patriciancultural life.The most impressive ofTorus existing gates the Mostowa Gate. 47 48. In an alley next to the fortified walls of the town, stands the Leaning Tower, 1,5 meters out ofvertical.Remains of the Teutonic Knights castle48 49. The Old City parishChurch of SS. John theBaptist and John theEvangelist is one of theoldest churches of theformer Teutonic state,a monument to Torusgreatestglory anda mine of art objects.Cathedral of SS Johnsthe high altar. The statue of a young fiddler surrounded by frogs standing in the middle of the fountain in one of the best-established symbols of Toru.49 50. The historic center of Warsaw is an exception on UNESCOs WorldCultural Heritage List. Its the only urban complex almost entirelyreconstructed after the World War II total destruction. Thecontemporary Warsaw is a big city, Polands capital and its cultural,scientific, educational and tourist center. Adam Mickiewicz MonumentThis city monument,which stands on Krakowskie Przedmiecie Street, is dedicated toAdam Mickiewicz, who was a patriot, great poet and Polands most significant literary figure. 50 51. The mermaid, or syrenka, is the symbol of Warsaw.The Presidential Palace is the elegantclassicist latest version of a buildingthat has stood on the KrakowskiePrzedmiecie site since 1643.In the heart of Warsaw the Neoclassical-styled Palace on the Watersits on an artificial lake in Royal azienki Park.51 52. 52