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Egypt rebuilding lighthouse of Alexandria...

One of the Seven Wonders of the World,  the  Lighthouse of  Alexandria,  will be rebuilt in its original location.   I don’t suppose the Egyptian authorities will tear down Citadel of Qatibay to get the remnant stones of the lighthouse with which it was constructed in 1480,  over 100 years after earthquakes brought the lighthouse down.

Egypt to ‘Rebuild’ the Lighthouse of Alexandria, One of the Seven Ancient World Wonders

Egypt wants to rebuild the Pharos—the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. I’m not sure how they’re going to go about it, since the Mamluk Era Qaitbay Citadel currently occupies the relevant site. 60 more words

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The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located on the southern bank of Yamuna River in the Indian city of Agra.The Taj Mahal is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

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TIL 9

the pyramids are built with stones, all in different sizes. Yet, its so accurate, the top most chamber is perfectly horizontal and vertical with negligible margin of error. 91 more words

Trip To Grand Canyon

My husband and I recently took a day trip to Grand Canyon. We visited the west rim of the Grand Canyon which is on an Indian reserve. 248 more words

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Gentle Reminder

My sister-in-law (and good friend) Mary Lou, sent this to me in an email. I’m still reacting and thought it might mean something to you, as well. 48 more words

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The Mayan Ruins: Coba

It’s unbelievable to stand in front of a monument that is thousands of years old. Were the Mayans robots? I am baffled imagining these people with basic tools building such ginormous buildings in such a way that they have been able to withstand thousands of years. 1,015 more words

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