A special place

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This is a picture of the village of Ansovell that I took in the summer of 2020. It's a village that I've visited with my family for a couple of weeks in the summer. I think [it's] four or five times now we've gone there, starting when our kids were very little, and then 2020 was the last time that we went there.

We love going there just because it's obviously a beautiful spot right next to the mountains, with great hiking literally right out the door of the place that you're staying, and also close to lots of other really great places to visit. Just down the road there's a town called Arsèguel that has a great music festival every July that we also like to go to. Definitely a special place for me and for my family, and I hope to go back soon.

This is a picture Kirk took of a place that is special to him, the village of Ansovell in Catalonia, Spain. Listen to him tell you about it.

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The photo I took in Positano a week ago, captured the essence of Italian coastal beauty. The turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea gently embraced, colorful cliffside buildings, creating a mesmerizing contrast of colors. It was a scene that combined the elegance of Italian architecture with the natural beauty of the Almafi Coast.

Submitted by HulyaSaygili on Sun, 03/09/2023 - 11:34


This is a photo from the old town in Budva, a popular coastal city in the west of Montenegro. I chose this particularly because it represents a good combination of the amazing sea, fresh greenery and breezy weather in the middle of the European continent. Though it cannot be felt from the frame, I could not say enough to appreciate the beauty of the spot like the rest of the whole old town while photographing it. The sea looks all clean, blue and alive, and the waves make it even livelier by bouncing on the rocks. Two highlights from that shore are like this: the flora is so fresh and strong that you become jealous of the day stunning view it gives. Second, the town is kept clean and appealing by the authorities and the residents. It is also worthy noting for our own home.

Hello HulyaSaygili,

I'd love to see this picture. Did you forget to attach it?

Best wishes,
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Submitted by Cayong03 on Sat, 02/09/2023 - 02:31


This is Tanjung Pesona Beach in Bangka, Indonesia. I visited this place back in 2019 with friends. The view alone was breathtaking. We stayed in a resort for 2 days. Waking up with the sound of waves and then basking in the sunshine was a memorable moments.

Submitted by VanessaGutierrez on Thu, 31/08/2023 - 13:01


This place is Machu Picchu in Peru, this place is amazing. You can see a beautiful view. I loved this place.

Hi jacidmt,

Good photo. I know what you mean, it is nice to share special places and experiences. Do you think you'll have a chance to go back there soon?


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Submitted by Prizuxa on Thu, 24/08/2023 - 19:28


This is one of many amazing spots in “Ilha Grande”, a beautiful island in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. In lifetime I might have gone to Ilha Grande for more than 5 times already, but this place keeps amusing me! It’s somewhere I suggest friends to go.

Submitted by Mufika on Sun, 20/08/2023 - 15:50


This is Rangko Cave, Labuan Bajo, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia.
It's a beautiful cave connected to the sea. There is a natural pool, where visitors can swim there. Best visit before 4 pm, when the water is still high.

Submitted by Mehmout_Gaalib on Sun, 20/08/2023 - 14:31


This picture is Amadow Mountains in northern Somalia, and I took one of my friends when we visited there it was mid-2022 it was my first trip in this beautiful area of plenty of waterfalls and landscapes and also there are large canyons to hike and clip to peaks of smalls, I was very interesting to go back next holidays there because of it has numerous and amazing places to visit that soul can enjoying.

Hi Mehmout_Gaalib,

Wow. The mountains and greenery are very impressive!


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Submitted by HadeelKR99 on Tue, 15/08/2023 - 11:31


This is Sheikh Zayed Mosque in UAE
I visited it twice at this year
It is a place for tourists and Muslim can pray in it
It is adorable place you must visit it when you go to UAE
When you see it in real you will be amazed in the architecture of this mosque .

Hi  HadeelKR99,

Thanks for sharing this photo! The architecture of the mosque looks absolutely stunning. There seems to be a very peaceful atmosphere there too.

Best wishes,

Jo (LearnEnglish team)

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Submitted by Erick Estrada on Thu, 10/08/2023 - 07:33


This is a picture in Oaxaca, Mexico. Is a beautiful road where I went in April and July. Near the road, there is a canyon where you can hiking and look for fossils. I love natural places and in here is a great idea.

Submitted by Azfar on Wed, 09/08/2023 - 12:05


Great place, blice of greenery in whole scene, it seems you are very fond of visiting and expoling eye catching views.

Submitted by maria_shchasna on Tue, 08/08/2023 - 14:40


I can't say that I've visited lots of places and judge what is the best one, although one special spot was really adorable for me. My journey to Carpathians(Ukraine) was happened in 2018 but I still remember those emotions which I got then. I decided to reach the top of the mountain by using the chair lift and it was breathtaking! I was looking at picturesque landscape and enjoying it. It was like a fairy-tale which turned into reality. I took plenty of photos and videos in order to collect these awesome memories!

What a beautiful picture and landscape! How long were you able to spend in the mountains?