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A Survivor: The Sponza Palace of Dubrovnik


Sponza Palace, Palača Sponza, Dubrovnik, Croatia At the end of the glistening Stradun there is a little hub where in every direction you can find something interesting.  By the landmark clock tower is the elegant building of the Sponza Palace.  And it’s very special: it survived the 1667 earthquake!  This is a real, old Ragusan building, and all the more special…

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Oh Lousonna! – Romans in Lausanne


Roman Museum of Lausanne-Vidy, Musée romain de Lausanne-Vidy, Lausanne-Vidy, Switzerland  I love going to Roman museums – as a Roman history buff, I’m always really excited to see what interesting new objects have been unearthed in different parts of their Empire.  Having already seen some pretty fine Roman objects in the Cantonal Museum of Archaeology and History, I was looking forward to…

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