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One of my bucket lists, I could not contain my excitement the moment I saw Petra. Late in the afternoon, just when the sun hits the adjacent rock, the sunlight bounces to the Treasury, giving it a golden glow, as if the whole structure is actually made of gold. 50 more words

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Madeira’s UNESCO Forest

We heard from our friends about levada walks. Levadas, old water channels, are unique to Madeira, and many have pathways along them. When we found a levada walking company that was recommended, we looked at the description of all of their walks and quickly signed up for the “Fanal – Assobiadores 11.5 km hike”. 396 more words


The Last Day

We had written previously that it was raining on our last day and it looked like it would spoil our trip to the beach and the exploration of another medieval town called Sintra. 1,137 more words


Malaysia Street & Art

Malacca former Portuguese land, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Never a place made ​​me feel so close and, at the same time, so far from home. 27 more words



This tunnel is on the side of the previous cobbled street. Looks like some sort of extension but there is a sign at the entrance which says Dead End. 57 more words


Pamukkale, The Cotton Castle

After two nights in Selçuk, I took the three-hour bus ride to the small village of Pamukkale. It was even smaller than I expected, truly a one-horse town that seems to be entirely sustained by the tourism industry. 493 more words


Journey to the Craddle of Humankind

One of my favorite excursions was to the Cradle of Humankind, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, roughly 50 kilometers northwest of Johannesburg, in the Gauteng province of South Africa. 405 more words