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Lost in Galle

Galle (pronounced gaar-le in Singhala) is a lovely little town in the south of Sri Lanka, just 1.5 hours by car from Colombo. It is famous for a wonderful collection of Dutch colonial buildings in the Fort area, which emerges like a European city in the middle of the tropics. 554 more words

Asia

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

Our main purpose for visiting the cathedral was to take the lift to the observation tower at the top of the seventy-three metre tall tower.  It cost 700 krona (about £3) and it was worth every one because from the top there were glorious uninterrupted views in all directions, to the sea in the west, the glaciers in the north, the islands in the south and the ragged coastline to the east and we stayed at the top for several minutes enjoying the views.

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Day 9, Rabacal to Coimbra, 31.1km

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June 19th, 2014
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Forts of Rajasthan : Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest fortifications in the world. It is situated in the city of Jaisalmer, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is a World Heritage Site. 438 more words

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Entrance Tickets - Riga Church Tower

Next stop was a trip to the top of a church tower to see the city from an elevated perspective and from here we could better appreciate the patchwork quilt of coloured roofs and pastel facades looking even more attractive under the snowy mantle that decorated them.  94 more words

History

Fox glacier & Lake Matheson

Fox Glacier was een onverwachte toevoeging aan mijn reisplannen, maar ik wou zeker niet de kans missen om op een gletsjer te gaan wandelen (het is niet alsof we ze in België op overschot hebben ;) ). 521 more words

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