Direct provision is the system used by the Irish government to provide accommodation, food and other services to applicants for international protection/ asylum seekers while they await decisions on their asylum applications.
Ballincollig Regional Park was the place where Britain used to manufacture gunpowder. It used to be shipped to it’s armed forces worldwide via the Cork City Port during the 18th century to the start of 19th century. The abandoned gunpowder mills complex is still standing at the location, along with most of the original buildings.
If you dream of travelling the world and seeing it all from a bird’s-eye view, these sweeping, epic panoramic photos by AirPano might be one of the best ways to do it. This team of Russian photographers and specialists travels the world to take stunning aerial photos of the world’s most beautiful locations.
“Although we usually photograph from a helicopter, we also like to shoot from an airplane, a dirigible, a hot air balloon, and a radio-controlled helicopter,” they write. The most interesting thing about their approach, however, is the fully 360-degree displays that they make available on their websites. Using AirPano’s special viewer, visitors can pan around and look in every direction, making them feel like they’re really on location.
Westerdok Disctrict, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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