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Anne Frank, in her last school photo taken in 1942, 3 years before she died in the Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp. #heroes

Epitaph of the great W.B. Yeats, superimposed over a black and white photograph of Ben Bulben, Ireland. #literature #birthdays

THE BELL OF ST. PATRICK - 8th-9th century AD - This bell is reputed to have belonged to St. Patrick. It is made of two sheets of iron which are riveted together and coated with bronze. This bell is frequently mentioned in written sources as one of the principal relics of Ireland.

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Stars over North Sea by Thomas Zimmer, via 500px

The True Tale of "Heaven's Trail": NOT IN IRELAND: Photographer Thomas Zimmer Tells His Story

My God, it's full of stars by Thomas Zimmer. Amazing photograph taken in Sylt an island off the German coast - not a fantasy star alignment at Heaven's Trail in Ireland.

My God, it's full of stars

Anne Frank’s diary: Her star burns bright here.

mouse netsuke--tiny perfection

Viking Ship: Vessel of beauty.

Another object of wonder: Nebra Sky Disk - created 1600 BC, found in Germany. Learn about the Iron Age artifact that inspired Gold Boat Journeys at

and we don't even play Chess.

The little gold boat from Ireland's Broighter Hoard. Our creative inspiration for Gold Boat Journeys! Iron Age perfection.