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Chan Chan

Chan Chan – The Largest Mud-Brick City in the World

The Incan civilization is one of the most notable Pre-Columbian civilizations that existed in Peru. Prior to its rapid rise to power, however, there were other prominent civilizations, which today, are rarely mentioned and receive little attention in the exploration of the country’s ancient history.   774 more words


Iceland´s connection to Atlantis

Have you seen the Disney movie Atlantis? In the beginning of the movie, Marlo mentions that Atlantis might have been where the Iceland is located today. 356 more words


Ruined cities of Iraq

I have been travelling for the last few weeks and away from the bookshop. I found this just before I left and was intrigued. Several years ago I had a junior doctor working with me who was from Iraq. 134 more words

Following the footsteps of the ancient cities, Kandy, Dambulla, Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Left the hustle and bustle in Colombo and headed north east to Kandy, travelled 1st class (3.5 hrs LKR500 – AU$5). Stayed a couple of kilometres outside Kandy city in the green lush hillside. 755 more words

Sri Lanka

Ancient city vibe

April 13, 2014 Sri Lanka, Trincomalee Tomorrow’s the New year in Sri Lanka, the Buddhist New Year. We made it to Anuradhapura this morning, the ancient city, the city that holds the secrets of the beginning of Buddhism. 64 more words

Sri Lanka

srilanka from a visitor eye . a newyork traveler Jurek Ugarow on his visit to the island in 2014

the below is the description of the each caption on his own words. the amount of time he has spent in capturing , editing the video and his presentation I thought worth sharing. 369 more words

Buddhist Relics

The city of Ur and Uruk

  • Among the strongest of the Sumerian city states were Ur and Uruk.
  • Ur was situates near the Persian gulf and profited from maritime trade with civilizations to the east.
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