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  • Yamoussoukro, #cotedivoire 🇨🇮 The Basilica de Notre Dame de la Paix is a beautiful yet bizarre monument, much like the capital city it’s based in. It cost an estimated $300 million in a country that has been beset by poverty and conflict. Its construction doubled the country’s debt. Each of its 7,000 seats has in-built air conditioning. Enormous speakers are carved into the concrete pillars. Around 7,000 square metres of stained glass was imported from France. Based on the Basilica di San Pietro in Rome, it was built in just three years — between 1986 and 1989 — and it’s technically the largest basilica in the world. But Pope John Paul II asked for the cupola to be slightly lower so that the Vatican’s was still higher.
  • Yamoussoukro, #cotedivoire 🇨🇮 The Basilica de Notre Dame de la Paix is a beautiful yet bizarre monument, much like the capital city it’s based in. It cost an estimated $300 million in a country that has been beset by poverty and conflict. Its construction doubled the country’s debt. Each of its 7,000 seats has in-built air conditioning. Enormous speakers are carved into the concrete pillars. Around 7,000 square metres of stained glass was imported from France. Based on the Basilica di San Pietro in Rome, it was built in just three years — between 1986 and 1989 — and it’s technically the largest basilica in the world. But Pope John Paul II asked for the cupola to be slightly lower so that the Vatican’s was still higher.
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  • Good Morning from Paris. How beautiful is this cafe💜
  • Good Morning from Paris. How beautiful is this cafe💜
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  • Okay, one more ☺️
  • Okay, one more ☺️
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  • itchy fingers
/junior boys
  • itchy fingers
    /junior boys
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  • “The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (formerly known as The Liberty Square) is the most prominent historical landmark in Taiwan. It was erected in honor and memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Republic of China, and was opened in 1980 as part of a national park and gathering area.”
source: www.guidetotaipei.com
  • “The Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (formerly known as The Liberty Square) is the most prominent historical landmark in Taiwan. It was erected in honor and memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Republic of China, and was opened in 1980 as part of a national park and gathering area.”
    source: www.guidetotaipei.com
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  • The much needed break 🇹🇼 #Taipei2018 “The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is Taiwan's largest airport, located just outside of Taipei City in Taoyuan County. It is one of Taiwan's four International Airports and is by far the busiest.” source: www.guidetotaipei.com
  • The much needed break 🇹🇼 #Taipei2018 “The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is Taiwan's largest airport, located just outside of Taipei City in Taoyuan County. It is one of Taiwan's four International Airports and is by far the busiest.” source: www.guidetotaipei.com
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