Our days Moscow- the capital of Russia, is one of the biggest cities in the world. Its history, architecture leaves visitors speechless. Do you know that this amazing city once was the heard of tsar Russia, where all the most important events and ceremonies were held? Kremlin territory is inviting us for incredible tour relieving all the secrets of tsars and emperors! What is the Cathedral where all our tsars and emperors were crowned? Is there a place where all our tsars are buried? Do you know that Annunciation Cathedral was used for private praying by all the rulers? The Armoury Chamber - the most interesting Museum in Moscow, where all regalia of Russian rulers are represented, coronation dresses, jewelry, equestrian decorations, thrones and so on! With local charismatic guide you will visit the Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon, Arsenal building, Senate building- the working residence of President. Will hear secret stories about incredible culture of Russian monarchs!
There are endless highlights to discover in Bangkok, but no trip to this amazing city is complete without a visit to the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Explore these two stunning architectural landmarks while your host gives you local insights and plenty of stories to remember.Step into an incredible visual experience at The Grand Palace, the spiritual center of Bangkok. Encounter the centerpiece of this magnificent complex, The Temple of the Emerald Buddha.Hop in a tuk-tuk as you make your way to the next highlight, Wat Pho, located on the beautiful Rattanakosin Island. Admire the massive reclining Golden Buddha and its magnificent feet sculpted from mother of pearl.As a friendly reminder please keep in mind that there is a dress code to enter these buildings. Please wear long pants, skirts or dresses, and a long sleeve shirt. And please do not wear flip flops or open-toe sandals. Be sure to ask your local host if you have any specific questions about the dress code.
An unashamedly romantic novel - book one in the Everyday Magic series. Meet Ella and her mother Fabia Moreno, who arrive in York one cold January day to set up their vintage dress shop. The flamboyant Fabia wants to sell beautiful dresses to nice people and move on from her difficult past. Ella just wants to fit in. But not everyone is on their side. Will Fabia overcome the prejudices she encounters? What's the dark secret she's hiding? And do the silk linings and concealed seams of her dresses contain real spells or is this all just 'everyday magic'? Among the leopard-print shoes, tea-gowns and costume jewellery in Fabia's shop are many different stories - and the story of one particular dress. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eve Webster. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/002961/bk_boli_002961_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
More tales from Vinson Chard about his time working in Industry. He continues with accounts about working for another toxic waste company in "Special Operations".There are stories of a dismembered body, one of his colleagues being arrested as a terrorist in suburbia, exploding eyeballs, a sadistic stripper, a haunted hotel in Hertfordshire, and working for Porton Down.He also works for a small cosmetics company run by an eccentric owner who dresses outlandishly and generates problems with his "off the wall" product requirements.All these true stories unfold in Vinson's inimitable humorous style. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Robert Fox. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/146825/bk_acx0_146825_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Tall Tales for Short People will make you laugh, dream, and time travel. This collection of short stories is for kids ages four to eleven. Older kids can listen to some stories, such as "Jungle Music" and "Little Dragonfly", with their younger siblings. The 11 stories in this book will show you how to cook a simply magical meal with the help of a self-cooking tablecloth, amuse you with an accidental time travel adventure into the pioneer schoolhouse, convince you that even a little dragonfly has the power to do big things, remind you to never be scared of white dresses hanging in your mom’s bathroom, and transport you into the world of childhood magic and fun discoveries. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dawn Adkins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/108625/bk_acx0_108625_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mama believed the woman who dies with the most fabric scraps wins. She saved scraps from odd sewing jobs for neighbors. She saved buttons from old winter coats and birthday dresses. Mama had a button from Daddy's first uniform and another from Grandma's cloth coat, and every button in the box came with a story. In her trademark Texas twang, award-winning storyteller Barbara McBride-Smith recounts stories from her family that speak to all of us. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara McBride-Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/augu/000089/bk_augu_000089_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the ninth of the twelve stories collected in "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes". The story was first published in Strand Magazine in March 1892. Dr. Watson notes that this is one of only two cases which he personally brought to the attention of Sherlock Holmes. The story, set in 1889, mainly consists of a young London consultant hydraulic engineer, Mr. Victor Hatherley, recounting strange happenings of the night before, first to Dr. Watson, who dresses the stump where Mr. Hatherley's thumb has been cut off, and then to Sherlock Holmes himself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Carol Phillips. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/edel/007173/bk_edel_007173_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A wonderful collection of 50 phenomenal stories by the world’s great short story writers. 'The Other Sense' by J. S. Fletcher'A Double Return' by Arthur Machen'Presentiments' by P. C. Wren'The Mahatma’s Story' by May Sinclair'New Dresses' by Katherine Mansfield'Major Wilbraham' by Hugh Walpole'How Pearl Button Was Kidnapped' by Katherine Mansfield'The Ceremony' by Arthur Machen'Mustapha' by Sabine Baring-Gould'The Library Window' by Margaret Oliphant'A Duchess’s Secret' by Andrew Lang'The Tiredness of Rosabel' by Katherine Mansfield'The Bowmen' by Arthur Machen'The Cage' by J. D. Beresford'The Journey to Bruges' by Katherine Mansfield'A Truthful Adventure' by Katherine Mansfield'Torture' by Arthur Machen'Dr. Faust’s Last Day' by Maurice Baring'The Green Mamba' by Edgar Wallace'Ole Underwood' by Katherine MansfieldAnd 30 other great classic stories. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Dobson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redd/001678/bk_redd_001678_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.