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How a Hydraulic Boardwalk Is Giving Istanbul Its Waterfront Back ...

For all their vaunted proximity to the seas that have shaped their ancient city, locals feel the absence of nature keenly in Istanbul. A master plan by Gensler and U.S.-based design firm Dror will reintegrate Istanbul’s waterfront within the ancient city’s urban fabric for the first time in centuries.

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The Ancient City of Ayutthaya

After a brief visit to Wat Phanan Choeng, it was time to see the magnificent structures and ruins of Ayutthaya, the former capital of the Kingdom of Siam. 143 more words

Thailand

Urban Geography Blog Assignment #1 - 2017 -Greek Empire

Discuss the Greek Empire and its cities. This is a relatively easy first assignment, all you need to do is use the information from class to talk about ancient Greek cites and the Greek trade empire, you may contrast with the Roman Empire if you need to make up the word count to 500.

Ancient Cities of the Maya: Ek' Balam, Chichén Itzá, Edzna, Palenque



24 Dec 2016-13 Jan 2017. From Don: I have to admit that I’m generally lazy when it comes to researching the history of the places that Alison and I visit all over the world. 1,484 more words

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Israel & Eastern Mediterranean

Anthony & I recently came home from a Cruise that toured Israel & the Eastern Mediterranean.  As it was our first time to several ports of call, we opted for the “touristy” tours vs. 337 more words

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