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Senate inquiry into Tasmanian fires calls for creation of a national remote area firefighting team

The report from the Senate Inquiry into the terrible fires that happened in Tasmania last summer has now been released.

The inquiry looked at ‘responses to, and lessons learnt from, the January and February 2016 bushfires in remote Tasmanian wilderness’. 276 more words

Ajanta Caves

Ajanta is a world heritage site.

The 30 rock-cut caves at Ajanta have been excavated in a panoramic, horseshoe shaped gorge of the Waghora river. They elong to two distinct phase of Budhism- the earlier Hinayana phase from the 2nd century BC to the 1st century AD and the later Mahayana phase from the 5th century AD to the 6th Century AD. 247 more words

Porto: 20 anos Património da Humanidade

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Hoje, 5 de Dezembro 2016, Porto está em festa. Passaram 20 anos desde que centro histórico da capital do Norte foi proclamado Património da Humanidade pela UNESCO. 343 more words

Entrecaminhos

Unesco World Heritage - Puez Odle

A painting showing the stunning view of the Puez Odle group surrounding the Gardena Valley. Heavy brushstrokes to capture the fleeting moment of the always changing colors of the mountains.

Monday in Malta

“Valletta equals in its noble architecture, if it does not excel, any capital in Europe. The city is one of the most beautiful, for its architecture and the splendour of its streets that I know: something between Venice and Cadiz.”   6 more words

History

Visit Malaysia: Touring Penang on the Hop On Hop Off Bus

I have always had a reservation about hop on hop off buses. While it seems like the service makes life easier for tourists to visit a particular city, I felt that hop on hop off buses are major tourist traps that let unassuming tourists to pay big chunk of money to visit any attractions when in fact it can be done by using the public transportation system. 550 more words

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