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Top New Travel Videos: ‘North-Italy’ – 4K (2020)

Filmed and Directed by: Bas Govaarts & Sander Gesthuizen (Video Bros.)

Since I started filming a few years ago, I always do 1 passion project every year. One project without assignment, without boundaries. This year I decided to make my trip to North-Italy my own project. Without script and without a story I started filming. Just enjoying the beautiful surroundings, immersing myself in nature and dreaming away…

Places visited:
– Lago Maggiore
– Verona
– Lago di Carezza
– Seceda
– Alpe di Siusi
– Passo Gardena
– Passo Sella
– Tre Cime di Laverado
– Lago di Sorapis

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Design: ‘Oregon Coast Beach House’ By Cutler Anderson Architects

Beach house designed to withstand the forces of Pacific Ocean winds while still providing magnificent views of the sea and privacy from the neighbors. Completed in 2020

Since its founding in 1977, Cutler Anderson Architects has evolved to understand that the ultimate objective of any architectural design is to reveal what is true about all of the circumstances of a project. From place to program, from materials to shape, all components need to be understood and designed into a harmonious whole that reveals each component’s nature. This genuinely rigorous task has been both the focus and the intellectual stimulant of our practice and, it is hoped, will continue to be our passion in the future. This single-minded attitude has led to successful and award winning projects on three continents. The firms staff of fourteen is currently engaged in both residential and commercial projects throughout ten states, plus Poland and the Czech Republic. Our ultimate goal on every project is to produce projects that are not only beautiful but also emotionally enlightening.

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New Walking Tour Videos: ‘Rome, Italy’ – 4k (2020)

See the most iconic sites in Rome including the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and the Colosseum during this 9.31km (5.8 mile) evening walk that starts at 6:32pm on the Ponte Sant Angelo. The walk was filmed on October 10th, 2020.

Map of the Walk https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edi…

Video Timeline Links 0:00 – Map of the Walk Intro 1:20 – Ponte Sant’Angelo 6:53 – Via dei Coronari 16:00 – PIAZZA NAVONA 24:15 – Pasquino (Talking Statue) 25:20 – Street of Outdoor Restaurants 1 32:50 – Via degli Orsini 33:30 – Via di Monte Giordano 36:03 – Street of Outdoor Restaurants 2 40:26 – Piazza Navona 45:40 – THE PANTHEON 58:35 – Walk from Pantheon to Trevi Fountain 1:00:57 – Bartolucci Toy Store 1:03:15 – Piazza di Pietra (Tempio di Adriano) 1:04:38 – Via di Pietra 1:06:16 – Via delle Muratte 1:09:43 – TREVI FOUNTAIN 1:15:50 – Walk from Trevi Fountain to Spanish Steps 1:22:07 – Piazza di Spagna 1:23:55 – SPANISH STEPS 1:32:16 – Walk from Spanish Steps to Piazza del Popolo 1:39:50 – Piazza del Popolo 1:43:37 – Via del Corso 2:01:18 – ALTAR OF THE FATHERLAND (Altare della Patria) 2:06:51 – CAMPIDOLGIO (Capitoline Hill) 2:10:37 – Roman Forum Viewpoint 1 2:13:30 – Lupa Capitolina 2:14:07 – Roman Forum Viewpoint 2 2:18:03 – Walk to the Colosseum (Via dei Fori Imperiali) 2:24:40 – COLOSSEUM

Rome is the capital city and a special comune of Italy, as well as the capital of the Lazio region. The city has been a major human settlement for almost three millennia. With 2,860,009 residents in 1,285 km², it is also the country’s most populated comune.

Tributes: Legendary Scottish Actor Sean Connery Dies At 90 (Video)

Acclaimed Scottish actor Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, the BBC reports. In 1999, 60 Minutes profiled the “James Bond” star. Steve Kroft asked Connery about how he separated himself from the movie character he had become so famous for.

Sir Thomas Sean Connery was a Scottish actor and producer. He was best known as the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films, between 1962 and 1983. Connery had been in smaller theatre and television productions until he got his break with the Bond films.

New Aerial Travel Videos: ‘Lucerne, Switzerland’

Lucerne, a compact city in Switzerland known for its preserved medieval architecture, sits amid snowcapped mountains on Lake Lucerne. Its colorful Altstadt (Old Town) is bordered on the north by 870m Museggmauer (Musegg Wall), a 14-century rampart. The covered Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge), built in 1333, links the Aldstadt to the Reuss River’s right bank.

Top Hotel Video Tours: ‘Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo’ In Taormina, Sicily’

A tour of Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo in Sicily, Italy. Located beside an ancient Greek theater, the 71 room hotel is decorated in exquisite Italian baroque style and boasts breathtaking views of the Mount Etna.

A Sicilian hideaway that fuels the imagination. Set in the heart of Taormina, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo serves up views that have enchanted for more than a century

The first hotel to be built in the city gazes out across the coast towards Mount Etna and beyond. Here you can breathe in the full spectacle of Sicily. Bask in manicured gardens, savour sensational cuisine and fuel your imagination with cocktails on the Literary Terrace—just like generations of celebrated guests before you. Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo is now open. Please click the link below to find out why we are trusted for travel.

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World News Podcast: The Death Toll Rises In Turkey Earthquake, Arrests In, French Terror Attack

DW Radio News 24/7 reports: Death toll from earthquake in Turkey rises, a third man is arrested in terror attack in Nice, France, and other top world news.

Classic Car Restorations: ‘2021 Alpha Romeo Giulia GT Electric’ By Totem Automobili, Italy (Video)

With the idea of revamping the car we elegantly redesigned the original lines giving the car a stunning shape whilst maintaining the authentic signature of the Giulia GTA.

Starting from one of the best iconic Italian cars of the 60’s & 70’s, the Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA, we have created one of the most advanced restomod in the business, producing the ever fastest and most fascinating Giulia GTA. The Giulia GTA was presented in 1965 and in the following seven years obtained a series of successes and prizes which led this car to be considered as a legend. Our goal was to rebuild a car which remembers in spirit and shape the victorious Alfa of the 60ies, emerging as a reference for sportsmanship and craftsmanship.

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New Walking Tour Videos: ‘Ghent, Belgium’ In 4K (2020)

Recorded this 4k ultra hd video during a trip to Ghent, Belgium on August 2020.

Video Timeline Links: 00:00 – Ghent, Belgium Walking Tour Intro 01:24 – Saint Bavo Square 02:04 – Saint Bavo Cathedral 07:28 – Cloth Hall and Belfry of Ghent 10:31 – Ghent City Hall 13:03 – Mageleinstraat 15:07 – Saint Nicholas’ Church 17:49 – Korenmarkt 22:20 – Saint Michael’s Bridge 23:35 – Saint Michael’s Church 28:23 – Graslei & Korenlei Streets 33:37 – Design Museum Ghent 37:40 – Great Butcher’s Hall 40:08 – Gravensteen Castle 50:13 – Patershol Quarter 52:22 – Huis van Alijn 56:32 – Dulle Griet 58:03 – Friday Market Square 59:33 – Toreken 1:01:09 – Saint James’s Church

Ghent is a port city in northwest Belgium, at the confluence of the Leie and Scheldt rivers. During the Middle Ages it was a prominent city-state. Today it’s a university town and cultural hub. Its pedestrianized center is known for medieval architecture such as 12th-century Gravensteen castle and the Graslei, a row of guildhalls beside the Leie river harbor. 

New Aerial Travel Videos: ‘Valletta, Malta’ (2020)

Valletta (or Il-Belt) is the tiny capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The walled city was established in the 1500s on a peninsula by the Knights of St. John, a Roman Catholic order. It’s known for museums, palaces and grand churches. Baroque landmarks include St. John’s Co-Cathedral, whose opulent interior is home to the Caravaggio masterpiece “The Beheading of Saint John.”