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Japan: Asuka Village

Teaching in Nara I had heard about Asuka Village from several students, it’s a place full of nature and history. 283 more words

Japan

C is (also) for Calventius

One of the first families that really piqued my interest in regards to the existence of networks in Pompeii and how they work is the… 208 more words

EGYPT'S BURIAL GROUND FOR MILLIONS OF ANIMALS

A fascinating article about a new discovery of animal burial tombs is reported around the world, but maybe you have not read it yet?

During routine excavations at the dog catacomb in Saqqara necropolis, an excavation team led by Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo (AUC), and an international team of researchers led by Paul Nicholson of Cardiff University have uncovered almost 8 million animal mummies at the burial site. 475 more words

Egypt

Tired Legs

I have officially climbed the Great Wall! How awesome is that? This morning we woke up, got breakfast, and got on the road. It was about 2 hours to drive to the Wall, but it was definitely worth it. 464 more words

China

Tombs and stone: houses for the dead

This is a burial site located in the Mount Scopus Botanical Garden known as the Cave of Nicanor. It dates to about the middle of the first century CE. 23 more words

Israel

Thursday Scripture of Encouragement (Salvation through the grace of God)

THE GRACE OF GOD IS SUFFICIENT FOR ALL…    

Can we as a people be saved?  This is an aged old question that at some point in our spiritual journey we all have paused and asked ourselves.  720 more words

God

The Tombs of Hyderabad - Post 1

I went to Hyderabad to see a graveyard. 

It was no ordinary graveyard.
 
There were 12 tombs built on a stretch of land at the outskirts of the city. 1,759 more words

Islam