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Sleeping in Ancient Caves: Matera, Italy

Our last stop before Rome was the ancient town of Matera. This is one of the oldest cities in the world and was used as a backdrop for Mel Gibson’s  336 more words

International Travel

Welcome to Myanmar's monk capital

After Yangon and Bagan, dusty Mandalay is a popular stop on the backpacker trail through Myanmar. Spread out over several miles, it acts as commercial heart of the North. 556 more words


I've got a Beaune to pick with you!

Beaune, pronounced close to “bone” but with a slightly shorter “o”, is the wine capital of Burgundy, a walled city with an extensive old town and about half the battlements, ramparts and moat still remaining and in good condition.  185 more words


Nobody Gives a Damn about Your Conspiracy Facts and Ancient Cities! lol

One of my friends sent me a text informing me of the ruins of an ancient city hidden in Antarctica that is allegedly being covered up by the US Government. 455 more words

Seeing the highlights of Sri Lanka and the resultant crash from the highs – Kandy, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Adam’s peak, Ella – Sri Lanka

So I have now been in Sri Lanka for just over a week. In that time I have seen some of what people have said were the highlights of this place. 883 more words