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Yearly Archives: 2018

15 Fascinating Facts about the Arc de Triomphe

by on July 25, 2018 1
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the must-see sites in Paris. The Arc was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806, but he never got to see it; the structure was completed 15 years after his death. The monument honors brave soldiers who fought for France, particularly, during the Napoleonic Wars. So before you visit... Read More

15 Majestic Facts about Queen Elizabeth II

by on July 25, 2018 0
Queen Elizabeth II was 25 years old when she took the throne in 1952. She was the longest reigning monarch in Britain’s history. She was also the longest-reigning female monarch in world history. More than 80% of the citizens in the UK weren’t yet born when she took the throne. Here are 15 Regal... Read More

15 Fast Facts about Michigan

by on January 24, 2018 0
Michigan in many ways is all about water. Even the name Michigan is based on the Chippewa word “meicigama” meaning “great water”. It has about 65,000 inland lakes and ponds and borders four of the five Great Lakes. The state has the longest shoreline in the continental U.S. – nearly 5,300 kilometers (3,300 miles).... Read More
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