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Weekly Photo Challenge: Up Top

Now that the rain had stopped we walked along the quayside as far as the old medieval castle that stands guard (or at least used to stand guard) at one end of the island.  464 more words

History

ព្រះវិហារ (Preah Vihear), World Heritage in Cambodia

Recognized as one of the World Heritages by UNESCO on 7 July, 2008, Preah Vihear temple is situated on the clifftop in the Dangrek mountains, Preah Vihear province, Cambodia. 851 more words

Cambodia

My Wish For Wednesday - Thought for the Day

Following on from my recent articles in regards to the current danger facing the Great Barrier Reef I would like to take a little step further South, all the way to Tasmania if you will join me.   407 more words

Politics

Was Stonehenge built for "rock" music?

I have never imagined that Stonehenge was a lithophone, a musical instrument consisted of pieces of rock to produce musical notes. Last December, The Royal College of Art… 167 more words

History

Entrance Tickets - Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote near Stratford upon Avon

“Step back in time for all the sights, smells and sounds of a real Tudor farm and explore the house where Shakespeare’s mother, Mary Arden, grew up.”   785 more words

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Central Spain – Sigüenza and the Semana Santa

The first Semana Santa (Holy Week) Parade of Easter 2013 was due to begin somewhere close to the cathedral at eight o’clock and because this was something we didn’t want to miss we left the Posada in good time and made our way to the town centre via the Plaza Mayor. 1,028 more words

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