WORLD WILD

Riga Zoo is a city-owned zoo in Riga, Latvia. It is located in Mežaparks, on the western bank of Ķīšezers lake. Riga Zoo houses around 4000 animals of nearly 500 species and is visited by 250-300,000 visitors annually. The zoo was opened to the public on 14 October 1912; it housed 267 animals of 88 species at the time. Many animals were donated to the zoo; in 1914, the zoo received 538 animals. During World War I the zoo experienced hardships and closed in August 1917 after German army occupied Riga city; after the war, a camp for children of […]

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BEST BEDDING SETS

http://shopstyle.it/l/jJTh Hit the sack in style and make your bed into the centerpiece of the room with a comfortable, good-looking selection. Whether you’re after stripes, florals, abstract or plain bedding, our roundup has suggestions for all tastes. THERE IS MORE ABOUT BEDROOM IDEAS When choosing your design be sure to check the fine detail, especially when buying online as some of the shades may not appear quite as they do on a computer screen, while some patterns don’t show up background colours very well online. Your next consideration should be fabric type. With cotton the biggest myth is that the […]

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BALMAIN

Balmain was born in 1914 in France. His father owned a drapery business and his mother and sister owned a fashion boutique where he often worked after his father’s death in 1921 He attended the École des Beaux-Arts in 1933-1934 with intent to study architecture but instead ended up spending the majority of his time designing dresses. After working for atelier Robert Piquet as a freelance artist and spending time with Edward Molyneux, he left school to work for Molyneux. In the late 1930s, he served in the French air force and the army pioneer corps. After peace was declared, […]

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SEA BAY

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North European Plain. It includes the Gulf of Bothnia, the Bay of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland, the Gulf of Riga, and the Bay of Gdańsk. A mediterranean sea of the Atlantic, with limited water exchange between the two bodies, the Baltic Sea drains through the Danish islands into the Kattegat by way of the Straits of Øresund, the Great Belt, and the Little Belt. The Baltic Proper is bordered on its northern edge, at the latitude 60°N, by the Åland […]

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