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- Constantine Peter Cavafy "Ithaca"
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ART / LITERARY
GREECE

Iím standing in a beautiful courtyard overlooking a panoramic view of flowering gardens, a green forested hillside and far below, the sparkling blue Ionian Sea. Surrounding me stand the Muses: all nine of them. Iím next Erato, the Muse of poetry..
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CANADA

Stanley Park, which is located at the western entrance to Vancouverís harbour, became the favorite haunt of an Indian princess/poet, Pauline Johnson.
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ITALY

Rome has a few hidden gems to offer: unusual corners, often not widely known to Romans themselves.
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WALES

Born in Swansea, Wales in 1914, Dylan Thomas was Walesí most beloved poets. He has been acknowledged as one of the most important Welsh poets of the 20th century.
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USA

About 150 years ago upon this very spot, President Abraham Lincoln had just been shot in Fordís Theater and was being carried across this road to the Peterson Boarding House.
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USA

Tucked into a corner of a seven-acre, blimp- hangar, Steve Schrammís lifetime collection of WWII battle scenes is the newest exhibit at Tillamook Air Museum.
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RUSSIA

ďThe most theoretical and intentional town on the whole terrestrial globe,Ē wrote Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky about St. Petersburg, Russia, where he lived for about 30 years.
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ENGLAND

London can be called the city of museums. As a frequent visitor to this multicultural city, my family and I make it a point to visit and revisit two of the most famous museums of London, namely the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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