Germany Cinematography – The Rise and Fall of Auteur Cinema (1962-1989)

Germany Cinematography – The Rise and Fall of Auteur Cinema (1962-1989)

Europe
At the beginning of the Sixties, the signs of a profound crisis in the film industry multiplied in the BRD due to the effect of television competition and at the same time the gradual disaffection of the public from fashion genres. This was accompanied by an increasingly pronounced decline in the average quality of commercial cinema, which sought new strands to exploit: the 'krauti-western' - a short cycle of films based on the volumes of the 'German Salgari', K. May, which was direct antecedent of the much more significant 'spaghetti-western' - and then the yellow. However, despite some box-office successes, the economic meltdown was upon us and by the mid-1960s the German film industry would have entered a coma if to lengthen its duration. agony had not intervened the birth…
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Attractions in Portugal

Attractions in Portugal

Europe
Sao Bento train station Elaborate tile work in this train station tells the story of Portugal The transport hub in the heart of Porto offers travelers much more than just round-trip transport. The French Beaux Arts structure is home to 20,000 magnificent ceramic tiles glazed with azulejo tin, depicting Portugal's past - its royal rule, wars, and transportation history. Built in 1900, the beautiful station was named after a Benedictine monastery that took its place in the 16th century. In 1783 the church was destroyed by fire, but in the 19th century it was completely demolished to make way for the growing railroad system. The intricate tile work began five years after the station was built. The blue and white tiles were placed over a period of 11 years between…
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Madeira, Portugal Landmarks

Madeira, Portugal Landmarks

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Cabo Girão in Madeira The small town of Camara de Lobos is only 10 kilometers east of Funchal. This is where the most easterly point of Madeira Island can be found. A visit to Cabo Girão, the cliffs, near Camara de Lobos is a must on a study trip to the flower island. They are very easy to reach from Funchal by car or bus and can be visited at any time. The best time to visit is early in the morning, when the sun is up or has just risen. Only for those with a head for heights Madeira ends in Cabo Girão. But not just with a sandy beach into the sea, but with a huge bastion made of rock. The rock formation at Cabo Girao juts out…
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Iceland Geography

Iceland Geography

Europe
According to Allcitycodes, Iceland is located in Northern Europe, it is an island between the Greenland Sea and the north of the Atlantic Ocean. It has just 300,000 residents and enjoys one of the highest living standards in Europe. Its geography has not been an obstacle for its development, it could even be said that it has benefited it as many people look for it in its natural spaces. Iceland, whose name means "land of ice", has glaciers, hot springs, geysers, active volcanoes, ice fields, tundras, snowy peaks, huge lava deserts, waterfalls and craters.. Some of the largest colonies of birds in the world inhabit the cliffs that rise up on its coasts, in the lakes and swamps there are abundant aquatic birds. Iceland, a Nordic island nation, occupies an area of 103,000 km2 in the North Atlantic…
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North Crimean Canal

North Crimean Canal

Europe
North Crimean Canal, irrigation canal in southern Ukraine, over 400 km long; branches off from the Kachowka reservoir of the Dnieper and leads through the north of the Crimean peninsula to Kerch. Crimean Tatars Crimean Tatars, Turkic-speaking people, originally settled in the Crimea; it was formed in the course of the disintegration of the Mongol-ruled Golden Horde mainly from subjugated Cumans and other Turkic tribes; Europeanized by mixing with Genoese, Crimean Goths and Slavs. Strongly decimated by emigration to Turkey since 1783, around 220,000 Crimean Tatars were deported to Central Asia in 1944 (on charges of collaboration with the Germans), especially to the desert-like Mubarek steppe southeast of Bukhara (Uzbekistan), many of whom perished (to own information 10%). According to a resolution of November 28, 1989, the approximately 500,000 Crimean…
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Norwegian Music

Norwegian Music

Europe
Norwegian music, term for music on the territory of Norway. Like music in the other Scandinavian countries, Norwegian music is already documented by finds of instruments from the Middle and Late Bronze Age, from which lurs are known, which were probably blown on cultic occasions. The literary sources of the Middle Ages such as the Edda, Sagas and the Skaldendeals paint a more comprehensive picture of Norwegian musical life. In addition to the harp, fiddle, lyre and horns, the folk instruments langleik (fingerboard zither) and especially the Hardangerfele (Hardanger fiddle) are from this period), which has a lot in common with the folk sounds of the southern region of pre-aggregorian shepherd melodies in Switzerland in its primeval melos and lyrically. The literary sources also testify to the high reputation of…
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Caspian Sea

Caspian Sea

Asia, Europe
With around 400,000 km², the Caspian Sea is the largest lake on earth without drainage. Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran lie on the Caspian Sea. In north-south direction it extends over a length of about 1200 km, its mean width is about 320 km. The main tributary is the Volga. The Caspian Sea repeatedly filled the entire Caspian Depression. The water level has sunk considerably since 1971 due to evaporation and water abstraction. The area of ​​the Caspian Sea shrank. The water level has been rising significantly again since the late 1980's. Today it is around 28 m below sea level. The salinity is high. Salt is extracted in the south of the Caspian Sea. Extensive inland waterways open up the Caspian Sea from the north and south. All…
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United Kingdom Travel Overview

United Kingdom Travel Overview

Europe
GENERAL Official name of the state United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Capital London. Geography The largest island nation in Europe, Great Britain, consists of two geological formations: the highlands and the lowlands. The mountainous regions of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Northern England and North Wales make up the highlands. United Kingdom is one of countries starting with U defined by Countryaah. Beautiful lakes and raised bogs in the north west of England make up the Lake District. The lowland consists of sand and limestone hills, elongated valleys and extensive river valleys (e.g. the Wash on the east coast). To the southeast, the hills of the North and South Downs stretch to the white cliffs of Dover. On the north-west coast of Scotland, sea bays cut deep into the land.…
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Places to Visit in Italy

Places to Visit in Italy

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Etna There are not many who have not heard of the active Italian volcano Etna, which from time to time makes headlines in the media when it erupts. The volcano is located in Sicily close to the cities of Messina and Catani, and it is an experience not to be missed when traveling to Italy. When visiting the volcano on trips to Italy, it is possible to get relatively far up its sides with small special buses. The buses take you up to an altitude of 2,920 meters, from where you can enjoy an absolutely stunning view up to the main crater. Etna does not give many warnings before it erupts. On trips to Italy, you can therefore not quite get up to the main crater of the volcano, as…
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Italy Travels with Sicily and Sardinia

Italy Travels with Sicily and Sardinia

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"Do you know the country where the lemons bloom" ... says Goethe in his declaration of love for Italy - Europe's oldest tourist country. HC Andersen was also very fascinated by Italy, which is naturally and culturally one of the world's best travel countries. Tourist Travel's Italy Travel is for you who want to experience the Italian culture outside of large holiday complexes and charter areas. Our Italy travel focuses primarily on small, cozy, family-run agriturismi and country hotels, carefully selected after many years of research and travel. In several of these places, we are actively working on sustainable initiatives. We also know the owners and know that you will not find anything like the original Italy anywhere else. There is a basis for having a wonderful summer holiday with…
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Sights in Andalusia

Sights in Andalusia

Europe
Andalusia is not just a popular seaside resort. The southernmost region of Spain can look back on a long and eventful history. The remains of the Moorish rule and also the influences of Christian Spain can be found here. In addition to interesting buildings, Andalusia also offers impressive natural landscapes, excellent cuisine and funny festivals. It is not far from the capital Seville to Portugal and Morocco can be reached by ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar. In Andalusia, people speak Andalusian, a Spanish dialect that can be difficult to understand even for Spaniards. In the following we present you the most exciting tours, the most beautiful attractions and the best sights in Andalusia. 1. Mezquita Cathedral Cordoba Cordoba is worth visiting for many reasons. One of them is the…
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ATTRACTIONS IN GDANSK

ATTRACTIONS IN GDANSK

Europe
FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN POLAND Gdańsk’s scenic spots guarantee successful holiday photos. Direct flights to Gdansk Traveling from Finland to Gdansk is quite convenient with direct flights. Unlike many other foreign destinations, Gdansk offers direct flights not only from Helsinki but also from Turku. Finnair operates direct flights from Helsinki to Gdansk during the summer season. The travel time is about two hours, and the flights cost the cheapest in the light class of the airline, ie with hand luggage alone, about 150 euros. Wizz Air, a low-cost airline operating from Turku, transports passengers on direct flights to Gdansk in about an hour and a half. Return flights can be obtained for up to 40 euros if you only have a small hand luggage bag. Gdansk Lech Wałęsa Airport…
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SIGHTS OF ST. PETERSBURG

SIGHTS OF ST. PETERSBURG

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It took 40 years to build St. Isaac's Church, which is also rooted in the Finnish saying. Palace Square and Winter Palace The heart of St. Petersburg is Palace Square, built to express the power of tsarist rule. The square is dominated by the Winter Palace, completed in 1762, which served as the official residence of the Russian tsarist family until the 1917 revolution. Today, the Winter Palace is part of the Hermitage Art Museum, which is a must-visit for every visitor to St. Petersburg. Opposite the Winter Palace are two yellow-and-white buildings, the General Staff and the Ministries, between which is the Arc de Triomphe celebrating Russia’s victory over Napoleon. In the center of the square, on the other hand, rises the 47-meter Alexander's Column, which is also dedicated…
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Major Cities in Latvia

Major Cities in Latvia

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Jurmala Jurmala (German: Rigastrand) is located in the west of the capital Riga and has always been known for spa tourism. The aristocracy came here as early as the time of the Tsar and enjoyed the beautiful beaches, the fresh air and the healing properties of the sulfur springs. Jurmala actually consists of several villages that have grown together. Majori is the main town of the seaside resort. In Jurmala, the delightful spa architecture can be admired in all its splendor: neatly furnished wooden villas line the streets, with mighty pine trees enthroned in between - a pretty picture. The relaxed atmosphere in the seaside resort - it can only be a bit turbulent on the beach in midsummer - complements this impression. The spa architecture is interspersed with large…
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Top 10 Sights in Denmark

Top 10 Sights in Denmark

Europe
Our neighbors from Denmark have repeatedly been voted the happiest people in the world. Perhaps it is due to the wide and calming Danish coastal landscape, the many charming palaces and castles or simply the hygge lifestyle that the Danes almost celebrate. We don't really know, but we do know that the Danish sights of our neighbors in the north are always worth visiting. Note: According to Countryaah, Denmark is a country located in north part of Europe. Here are our top 10: 10TH PLACE: ROSENBORG CASTLE In our opinion, Rosenborg Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Copenhagen. Not only the fairytale-like castle itself, but also the huge royal gardens give the castle something imaginative. The former summer residence of Christian IV. Is over 400 years old…
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Brief Information About Denmark

Brief Information About Denmark

Europe
Denmark is a diverse travel destination, as small as it may be. In terms of nature, our neighbors in the north of course boast the wonderful coastline, the Wadden Sea National Park, the dune landscapes and the chalk cliffs. Friendly towns like Odense, the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, Aalborg or Aarhus and castles and palaces like Koldinghus or Kronborg Castle are also worth a visit. And then there is the capital Copenhagen with the Little Mermaid and the pretty gabled houses of Nyhavn ... Entry requirements According to Countryaah, Denmark is a member of the EU and the Schengen area. German citizens need an identity card or passport with sufficient validity to enter the country. Children need their own identification document, entry in their parents' passport is no longer accepted. Other citizens please inquire at…
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Brief Information About Norway

Brief Information About Norway

Europe
The land of the fjords, the waterfalls, the spectacular serpentine roads. Although the capital Oslo offers a number of sights with the Vigeland Park, the castle, the brick town hall and the striking opera, the main motive for many people to travel to Norway is the breathtaking nature in the truest sense of the word. The famous Geiranger Fjord and the deep Sogne Fjord, the Pulpit Rock on the Lyse Fjord, the thundering waterfalls and, last but not least, the North Cape are at the top of the travel programs. And for those traveling by car or motorcycle, the trips on the Trollstigen or the Adlerstraße not only provide exceptional views, but certainly also give you one or the other adrenaline rush. Entry requirements As a country located in northern…
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Norway Travel Guide

Norway Travel Guide

Europe
Norway is a country located in Europe with name that begins with letter N. The landscape of Norway is characterized by fjords and plateaus, the fells. Because of the fjords, the Atlantic coast is almost 25,000 km long - ten times longer than it would be without the indentations. Almost half of the country is mountainous. The highest mountain in Norway is Galdhøpiggen at 2,469 m in the Jottunheimen Mountains, which in turn is part of the Skanden mountain range. The Scandinavia traverses the Scandinavian peninsula from the Norwegian Skanderag coast in the south to the North Cape. A total of 26 Norwegian peaks are over 2,300 meters high, most of them are glaciated. Entry Citizens of the EU and Switzerland need a passport or identity card to stay in…
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