The George, or George Inn, is a public house established in the medieval period on Borough High Street in Southwark, London. Currently owned and leased by the National Trust, it is located on the south side of the River Thames near London Bridge.
The Jewel of the Balearics
The Jewel of the Balearics ; the history of the nation is preserved in stately museums, its relics and remnants preserved for posterity under glass and key.
In pictures: the abandoned remains of Soviet technology
Once the symbols of Russia's Cold War military might, these relics now lie abandoned in the snow. These pictures are part of Restricted Areas, a series by Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko which shows lost remnants of the USSR's materiel and technology programmes.
Sofala (NSW) Australia Nestling in the lovely hills of the Turon River valley is Sofala, the oldest gold town in Australia. Settled only three weeks after the first official gold strike at Ophir, Sofala swelled to a peak population 40 000. Today it has contracted to a totally captivating, rustic village of around 100 people. The surrounding district is primarily superfine wool farms. Each farm has many relics and remnants of the goldrush.
Shipwreck in the Aral Sea. Ever since the Soviet Union diverted the rivers that flowed into the Aral Sea in the 1960s, its coastline has been receding. Today, the arid desert land only harbours the remnants of dozens of shipwrecks.
the_ww2_memoirs Pictured above Waffen SS soldiers of the Latvian Legion on parade in combat clothing somewhere on the Eastern Front, 1944. The Latvian Legion was one of the more famous Waffen SS units since their ferocity and skill was incredible. Latvia and Estonia saw some of the most intense and bloody fighting of the war since the Soviets had cut them off and had them surrounded they had no choice but to fight to the death. The terrain in those regions was muddy and thickly forested…