ILLINOIS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Maybe also you, as the Illinois, you’ve an adventurous side. You’ll find it in dozens of state parks, lush forests and even in the heart of Chicago. So whether you’re into hiking, biking or channeling your inner daredevil, you’ll find just the thing here for a little adventure in the great outdoors. From eagle watching, and balloon fests, to triathlons ...

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MODERN AMERICAN POETRY / ILLINOIS

ILLINOIS FARMER – Poem by Carl Sandburg Bury this old Illinois farmer with respect. He slept the Illinois nights of his life after days of work in Illinois cornfields. Now he goes on a long sleep.       BATTLE FLAGS OF ILLINOIS – Poem by Harriet Monroe Through the red dusk of war they flew, from Shiloh to the ...

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WINDY CITY – Novel by Scott Simon

He is one of America’s most admired writers and broadcasters (he has won every major award in broadcasting). Scott Simon was born in Chicago, Illinois, grewing up in major cities across the United States and Canada, (including Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal, Cleveland, and Washington, D.C.). His books include Home and Away: Memoir of a Fan; Jackie ...

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TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF HISTORY INSIDE 123 KM – Travel in Upper Montefeltro, Macerata Feltria and surroundings

Travel in Upper Montefeltro, Macerata Feltria and surroundings > 123 km in 3 and a quarter hours: Macerata Feltria (a suggestive landscape spread across in a verdant basin in the heart of Montefeltro. In 1233 the city voluntarily submitted to Rimini. In 1373 Cardinal Albornoz describes the city as one of the largest centres of Montefeltro. In 1376 the Franciscans ...

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GERDA WEGENER TO THE ARKEN – Until January 8, 2017 / Skovvej 100 / Ishoj, Copenhagen

A visit at ARKEN Museum for Moderne Art (Skovvej 100, 2635 Ishøj / Denmark), should add a new perspective to your life, making the individual wiser about yourself and therefore life http://uk.arken.dk/ Entering in ARKEN, you can discover an international museum with strong regional moorings, where you can see the finest Danish and international art. When you travel inside ARKEN, ...

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MISS SMILLA’S FEELING FOR SNOW – Romance by Peter Høeg

All his works are stylistically very different from one another. He has a reputation for being hard to place in terms of literary style. He is a Danish writer of fiction, and was born in Copenhagen (Denmark), but before becoming a writer, he worked variously as a sailor, ballet dancer and actor. He received a Master of Arts in Literature ...

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DANISH SHADES OF POETRY

BARCAROLE – Poetry by Johan Ludvig Heiberg The night is so quiet, the air is so clear, dew Beads trundle, Moon rays play along the lake’s glass. Wave Melodies cradle heart into. Suk and Appeals tier, wind Blow liberator, it betyngte mind. WHEREVER WE GO – Poetry by Henrik Nordbrandt Wherever we go, we always too late in what once ...

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TRAVEL I ITALY – August 22, 1409

Paola Malatesta, wife in Pesaro to Gianfrancesco Gonzaga. LUCREZIA TORNABUONI                                                                                 Is the message and the spirit essay! Comes from the heavenly realms,                                                                               new rumors and sweet,                                                                                           cheerful and not harassing,                                                                                             down from the high choruses, in the form of vapor, and bright beam. TRAVEL IN ITALY published by Meeting Benches in the e-book versions http://meetingbenches.com/bench/e-book-english-version/ offers the opportunity ...

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