1. Slavín, Slovakia Slavín is a memorial monument and military cemetery in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. It is the burial ground of thousands of Soviet Army soldiers who fell during World War II while liberating the city in April 1945 from the occupying German Wehrmacht units and the remaining Slovak troops who supported the clero-fascist Tiso government. It is situated on a hill amidst a rich villa quarter of the capital and embassy residences close to the centre of Bratislava. 2. Monument to the Battle of the Nations, Germany The Monument to the Battle of the Nations is a monument in Leipzig, Germany, to the 1813 Battle of Leipzig, also known as the Battle of the Nations. Paid for mostly by donations and by the city of Leipzig, it was completed in 1913 for the 100th anniversary of the battle, at a cost of 6 million Goldmark. The monument commemorates Napoleon’s defeat at Leipzig, a crucial step towards the end of hostilities in the War of the Sixth Coalition, which was seen as a victory for the German people. 3. Niederwalddenkmal, Germany The Niederwalddenkmal is a monument located in the Niederwald landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein in Hesse, […]
Next to Humans Dolphins are one of the smartest animals on the planet. Encountering them in the ocean can be a thrilling experience. Dolphins are known to actively try to communicate with swimmers and often play and engage in tricks. Some of the best places for swimming with dolphins are in the tropical oceans but you will also find them in colder waters in places like New Zealand and Iceland. Here is a look at some of the best locations around the world where you can experience a swim alongside these inquisitive and friendly mammals.