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Gunnar Garfors has visited all 198 international locations on the planet - because the youngest pastime tourist - and has encountered humans, locations and occasions such a lot can in basic terms dream of. The globetrotter has deftly woven his reviews jointly right into a tale that takes the reader on an emotive journey and establishes a reference to him and his quest. anticipate outrageous stories grouped in unique subject matters, entire with personal chapters for each nation.

Gunnar's adventures contain a number of go back and forth international files and he has been featured by means of CNN, Huffington put up, BBC international, day-by-day Mail and plenty of extra media shops in a hundred+ nations. he's a go back and forth reporter and quizmaster for Norway's greatest radio convey and often offers at media or shuttle occasions world-wide.

The writer on Twitter: @garfors

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However, the early 17th-century legacy you’re most likely to encounter is that of Inigo Jones (1573–1652), the architect who first imported the Renaissance ideas of Italian Andrea Palladio (1508–80) to England.  97) is all that remains of Whitehall Palace (destroyed in a 17th-century fire, but not the Fire). The market building at Covent Garden (p. 61) and Greenwich’s Queen’s House (p. 179) were also Banqueting House. Jones designs. South of the river, the Globe Theatre (p. 307) was first built by Shakespeare’s theatrical company and was a popular stage for performances of the Bard’s plays in the early 1600s.

Yet among all this crime and chaos, there was a raw creative energy that later, more restrained and moralistic eras lacked. Literary milestones included the publication of Dr. (Samuel) Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language in 1755 and James Boswell’s 1791 Life of Samuel Johnson, which reinvented biography as a genre. Johnson’s residence in Gough Square is preserved as the Samuel Johnson’s House museum (p. indd 28 8/23/11 11:10 PM 2 LONDON IN DEPTH The Making of London (p. 133). The shocking autobiography of freed slave Olaudah Equiano (ca.

Keats’ The Eve of St.  171). Less easily pigeonholed was Romantic poet, painter, and illustrator William Blake (1757–1827). Blake lived in the city all his life, and wrote the words that later became the hymn Jerusalem (1808), usually interpreted as a protest against the country’s (and city’s) growing industrialization, as well as his defining poetry collection, Songs of Innocence and Experience (1789). He was a great observer of the people of his city, such as in his doom-laden poem London: In every cry of every Man, In every Infants cry I hear, In every voice: in every ban, The mind-forg’d manacles I hear.

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