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Upnor Castle's river-facing aspect, viewed from the air

Upnor Castle

Upnor Castle on the Medway estuary in Kent, built to defend Chatham Dockyard from raids.

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Robert Burns on a commemorative postage stamp

A man’s a man for a’ that

Robert Burns, Scotland's National Bard, featured on a USSR Post commemorative postage stamp

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A funicular tram in a snowy mountain forest

Freezing funicular

A funicular tram plying the route between Starý Smokovec and Hrebienok mountain in Slovakia's High Tatra range in winter.

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Middlemarsh Street in Poundbury, Dorset

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be

Middlemarsh Street in the village of Poundbury on the western outskirts of Dorchester in Dorset

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Arrival in Timbuktu - an engraving from the Parisian weekly journal Le Tour du Monde, 1860

Desert destination

A 19th-century engraving of a camel caravan arriving before the desert city of Timbuktu.

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