Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca, Morocco

Is this where one of James Bond movies took place? You know the movie Casablanca

Facts:
1.Casablanca is Morocco’s largest city
2.Casablanca is often the first stop for international passengers flying in from afar, and the city is basically used as a transit point.

Source: http://goafrica.about.com/od/morocco/ss/Casablanca-Morocco.htm

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Queens Walk, Thames River, London

Queens Walk, Thames River, London

I think I have seen this walk in a movie. Just don’t know which one. Have you guys seen this walk in any movies or tv shows?

Facts:
1.The creation of pedestrian access along the south bank of the Thames was seen as an integral part of the creation of the Jubilee Walkway to mark the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in 1977.
For more info visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Queen’s_Walk

Sparta, Greece

Sparta, Greece

We learnt about this in our class, it was a pretty interesting topic.

Facts:
1.Sparta was a warrior society in ancient Greece
2.Spartan culture was centered on loyalty to the state and military service.
3. At age 7, Spartan boys entered a rigorous state-sponsored education, military training and socialization program.
4.Although Spartan women were not active in the military, they were educated and enjoyed more status and freedom than other Greek women.
For more information visit http://www.history.com/topics/spartans

Westminster Abbey, London

Westminster Abbey, London

I’m not sure if this a church or not. I guess we will find out. Ready

Facts:
1.There are 450 tombs and monuments in Westminster Abbey
2. Since 1308 nearly every monarch has been crowned on the famous Coronation Chair. But, up close, you will notice that is that it is covered in graffiti – the work of schoolboys and other visitors in the 1700s and 1800s.
3. It is a Cathedral. (I was right yah!!!)

Source: http://www.britain-magazine.com/features/region/england/london/10-facts-about-westminster-abbey/