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The Fremantle Prison, Western Australia

Have you ever wondered how the prisons in the early 80’s would look like? During my trip to Perth, Western Australia, I was suggested to take up the prison tour of the Fremantle prison. 318 more words

Travel

Day Sixty Six

There was a bit of rush on wildlife late yesterday. Chris spotted a hare taking a time out in a field on the way to the ferry. 848 more words

Europe

Kaiping Diaolou and Villages

Kaiping Diaolou and Villages feature the Diaolou, multi-storeyed defensive village houses in Kaiping, which display a complex and flamboyant fusion of Chinese and Western structural and decorative forms. 142 more words

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10 cultural landmarks destroyed in conflict

With the International Criminal Court (ICC) set to open its first trial for the destruction of UNESCO listed buildings in Mali’s Timbuktu, we bring you 10 examples of historic, religious and cultural structures destroyed in conflict through the ages. 1,500 more words

Dayton, Ohio - National Museum of the US Air Force

Wow! Just wow!

Booked in for a 3pm Fighter Pilot 3D movie in the IMAX style theatre. Grabbed a map of the hangars and just in total bewilderment already. 485 more words

Love My Life

Our World's Heritage

Local heritage is never entirely local. The history and archaeology of even the smallest market town is inextricably part of a much bigger picture. We’re very used to thinking of “our” hillfort, “our” railway, “our” industrial archaeology – but “our” heritage is also the county’s heritage, the region’s heritage, the country’s heritage – the world’s heritage. 261 more words

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46. China: Temple of Heaven


The magnificent Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests is the major symbol of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China. In ancient times, the emperors held worship ceremonies in here to pray for good weather and abundant harvests. 86 more words

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