Germany

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Regensburg Germany (Deutschland) is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/unq351E8iR4cgUiH7 Cities Features Planeta.com

China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai Wikipedia: China has the longest combined land border in the world, measuring 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan …

Russia

Photo: Neal Wellons, Harvest Time Russia shares borders with the following countries (from northwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland (both via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, and Mongolia. It also has maritime borders with Japan (by the Sea of Okhotsk) and the USA (by the Bering Strait). Google …

Thailand

Photo: World Tourism Organization, Tourism for All Thailand is bordered to the north by Laos and Myanmar, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and Myanmar. By the maritime boundary, the country is bordered to the southeast …

Czech Republic

Photo: Nan Palmero, Praha hlavní nádraží The Czech Republic (Czechia) borders Poland to the northeast, Germany to the west and northwest, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. The capital and largest city is Prague. HeadlinesWelcome to Jáchymov: the Czech town that invented the dollar – BBCEscape the Prague Tourists to These 7 …

Netherlands

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, SkyLounge Amsterdam The Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south and Germany to the east. The capital is Amsterdam and the seat of government is The Hague. About a quarter of the land and 60 percent of the population are below sea level in the Netherlands. …

Uganda Links

Uganda Flag Links related to Uganda presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesUganda’s election: Museveni declared winner, Wine claims fraudDiscrimination and the forgotten pygmy tribes of Uganda – @CharlotteStaff @lauragrb – OutboundingUganda: the human story behind gorilla tourism – OutboundingHow Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once moreMaps reveal what motivates people …

Bali

Photo: Jelle Oostrom, Pura Tirta Empul Wikipedia: Bali is comprised of several islands. The largest island is Bali, and the smaller islands are Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan, Nusa Lembongan, and Serangan islands, as well as Menjangan islands. Google Maps COVID19 The Year Bali Tourism Stopped – Foreign Correspondent Vaccinated tourists could be welcomed back to …

Cuba

Photo: Doug Wheller, Vinales Cuba comprises the islands of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud and several archipelagos in the Caribbean Sea. The capital and largest city is Havana. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/27fB3of6EoikvQgW9 Planeta.com

Haiti

Photo: Nathan Mack, Mountains Haiti is located on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean. The country occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Planeta.com