Tag: Capital

Book Review: Capital.
Book Reviews

Book Review: Capital.

John Lanchester is a journalist whose writing appeared in The New Yorker, London review of Books, The Times and the New York Times, and author of three novels – The Debt of Pleasure, Mr. Phillips and Fragrant Harbour. He is an author whose novels are most reliably enjoyable and educational […]

Funchal – Capital of the Paradisial Island of Madeira.
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Funchal – Capital of the Paradisial Island of Madeira.

Funchal Lying hundreds of kilometres off the west coast of Africa, Funchal, on the subtropical island of Madeira is the perfect place to soak up the sunshine in the spring or summer. The temperature rarely ever exceeds 25 C on this rugged, but beautiful island. Overlooking the Atlantic ocean, clinging […]

Kyoto – The Former Capital of Japan.
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Kyoto – The Former Capital of Japan.

Kyoto Archaeologists discovered that there was human activity on the Honshu Island 10,000 years ago, but there was nothing to prove of Kyoto’s existence before the 6th century A.D. Emperor Kammu is said to have selected the site, and Heian Kyo was designated as the capital of Japan in 794. […]