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Euro 2020 Match Day 15 – Belgium v Portugal

This is a match of heavyweights in Seville with both nations amongst the favourites. Belgium The Manneken Pis is the symbol of Brussels and like the Mermaid in Copenhagen and The Mona Lisa in Paris you might be left scratching your head wondering what all the fuss is about. That doesn’t stop crowds of people […]

The Bridges of Europe – Part One, Southern Europe

Korinth (Corinth), Greece The Corinth Canal in Greece is an incredible feat of engineering and was once an important navigational route which allowed ships to enter the Aegean Sea. Carved through the isthmus at sea level, the canal is 6.4 km long with a width of only 25 metres. Impossible for modern ships to go through, […]

Monday Morning Blues – 25 de Abril Bridge, Lisbon

This weeks’ Monday morning blues pic comes from Portugal. The o25 de Abril Bridge in the capital is a suspension bridge across to the municipality of Almada on the left bank of the Tagus river. It was completed in 1966, whilst a train platform was added in 1999. Built by the American Bridge Company, it […]