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Brantome

This post is a little different to the others on this motorcycle orientated blog in that it is not a riding route but rather a trip to a place worth visiting with the emphasis on the place – Brantome. 447 more words

Perigord

Ananuri (ანანური)

Ananuri is a castle complex on the Aragvi River about 70km from Tbilisi and 12 km from Zhinvali. It’s in Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region. It was a castle and seat of… 271 more words

Travel

Jvari Monastery (ჯვრის მონასტერი)

According to the local history, in the early 4th century wooden cross was erected over pagan sanctuary on rocky mountaintop overlooking Mtskheta, the former of the capital of Georgian Kingdom of Kartli-Iberia from the 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. 353 more words

Sight Seeing

Hội An, Vietnam • Old Town of Character, Charm and History

I came to Hội An after a quick stop over in Hue. It is pretty easy to catch an open-tour bus (they run all day, once every hour). 595 more words

Travel

Ambuluwawa Peak, Gampola

Ambuluwawa peak is situated in the Kingdom of Gampola, established by King Buwanekabahu IV in the central hill country in 14th Century CE. Gampola is about an hour’s drive away from Kandy, and is accessible easily by bus.  351 more words

Sri Lanka

Redstone Coke Ovens

Redstone, Colorado is gorgeous. The mountains are huge, the waterfalls are plentiful, and there are pine trees galore.

There are also coke ovens from a mining era long past. 85 more words

Colorado

Rock of Cashel

“Royal and saintly Cashel! I would gaze upon the wreck of thy departed powers…”

 The Rock of Cashel – Sir Aubrey De Vere

The Rock of Cashel was the seat of the ancient kings of Munster.

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