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The 12 Easiest Countries for Living and Working Abroad

Ireland The tech boom in Dublin has positioned Ireland as one of the leading destinations for globe-trotting techies. its proximity to Continental Europe, outstanding work benefits, low crime rate, great healthcare, raucous nightlife, and of course, all the Guinness you can drink, You do, have to get used to the damp weather. And people rolling their eyes when you go on about how your family was originally from Cork. Sigh. Where to find work: Tech, finance, healthcare, and medical…

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How to Plan the Perfect Eurail or Interrail Trip Around Europe 00

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The Pyrenees is a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. It separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe and extends for about 305 mi from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean.

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Western Europe circa 10,000 BC at the very end of the Ice Age. Ireland had already split from Britain (when it was still a barren post-glacial tundra, hence no snakes!) but Britain was still linked to continental Europe until about 6500 BC as sea levels continued to creep upward.

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Continental division of Russia [1280x826]

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Lisboa, Portugal Cabo da Roca (N 38º46'51", W 9º30'2") The westernmost point of continental Europe; Poet Camoes described it as the place "Where the land ends and the sea begins" (in The Lusiads)

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Cabo da roca, Lisboa - PORTUGAL. A cape which forms the westernmost extent of continental Europe (and by definition the Eurasian land mass). Cabo da Roca was known to the Romans as 'Promontorium Magnum' and during the Age of Sail as the Rock of Lisbon. The 16th century Portuguese poet Luís de Camões described it as "where the land ends and the sea begins".

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Epona was the a Romano-Celtic goddess of horses. Epona was known throughout Continental Europe, particularly worshipped by the Gauls in France and Italy. Her cult would later spread to Britannia (Britain). The Roman adopted the Gallic goddess as the patron-goddess of cavalrymen, and was the only Celtic deity to be worshipped in Rome; annual festival in Epona's honour on December 18. She can be found in arts in both Celtic and Roman world. Epona was also called Bubona. I

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A look back at the Chernobyl disaster (55 Photos)

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Cabo da roca, Lisboa - PORTUGAL. A cape which forms the westernmost extent of continental Europe (and by definition the Eurasian land mass). Cabo da Roca was known to the Romans as 'Promontorium Magnum' and during the Age of Sail as the Rock of Lisbon. The 16th century Portuguese poet Luís de Camões described it as "where the land ends and the sea begins".

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