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Why exactly is Halong Bay a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Some people on Halong Bay tours are confused by Halong Bay’s UNESCO World Heritage Status so Best Cruises Halong decided to clarify and simplify things a little. 350 more words

Halong Bay

Northern Spain – The City of Zamora and the Hotel Conventa Spa

“When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s Zamora!                    When the World seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine that’s Zamora!”  Warren &  Brooks with a revisionist contribution from the author. 1,019 more words

History

Lessons learned from the Sacking of the Summer Palace in China: Diplomacy and Restitution Revisited

One day two bandits entered the Summer Palace. One plundered, the other burned….Before history, one of the two bandits will be called France; the other will be called England…I hope that a day will come when France, delivered and cleansed, will return this booty to despoiled China.

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Cultural Heritage

#Free #Tour #Cartagena - #Colombia

Cartagena de Indias is a marvelous place that can take you in a time travel to the #spanish colonial period, time of galleons of gold and trade from the new world to Europe, time of Pirates of the Caribbean, when Old World Empires struggle to keep their colonies or help colonies to get freedom from their direct enemies. 510 more words

Travel

Hike to Changunarayan.

Route Kamalbinayak -> Changunarayan -> Byase(Bhaktapur) Date FEB 28, 2015 Hike Duration 5 hrs Participants 321 more words
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11. Japan: Kiyomizudera

The Buddhist temple of Kiyomizu-dera (清水寺) is located in eastern Kyoto. It is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities), a UNESCO World Heritage site. 77 more words

Asia & The Pacific

Warsaw, Paris of the East

I woke early the next morning so made good use of the time before breakfast by reading the complimentary guide books supplied by the Tourist Information Office. 796 more words

History