Today, 31 January, the Island Nation of Nauru celebrates its independence day
“The Slovak Republic (now more regularly referred to as Slovakia) became an independent country on the 1st of January 1993 “
29 December is Mongolia’s Independence Day
The referendum took place on the 23rd of December 1990 and the result was proclaimed on the 26th of December of that year recording the fact that 95% of the voters favoured the establishment of an independent and sovereign nation.
“I haven’t been an avid football fan watching all of the World Cup games but some curious comments really drew my attention while I was watching Croatia’s quarter final game against Brazil “
Bahrain’s National Days are on 16 and 17 December.
“The 6th December is a national public holiday, and a flag flying day to celebrate Finland’s declaration of independence from the Russian Empire”
Some photos from a trip that my wife and I were fortunate enough to take to Tanzania in 2016
A rare albino baboon
The Heron By Noel Donaldson
Cracking images from Noel Donaldson of a heron fishing for dinner
Wonderful image of an otter by Noel Donaldson