On the back of any nation’s currency is a statement that says “this is your country! Isn’t it beautiful! Isn’t your supreme leader/ex-head of state/psychotic dictator a wonderful man?” On the back of Chairman Mao’s head on the 20 Yuan note is a lithograph of the most famously beautiful scenery in China and has been the inspiration for countless artists, poets, writers and film makers for years.
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This weekend four of my friends and I traveled to Galway, County Clare, and the Republic’s iconic Cliffs of Moher. It was my first trip down to the Republic of Ireland and the weekend was one of the best so far. 1,380 more words
The water is serene but deathly cold – and danger lurks beneath its surface. Yet, in the aquatic depths the promise of discovering hidden underwater caves and relics of our past awaits. 107 more words