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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



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 Sel├žuk, 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


Isis Threat to Ancient Buddhist Temple Puts Indonesia Police on Alert

Central Java Police are on alert after Isis threatened to bomb the ninth-century Borobudur Temple, a Unesco World Heritage Site.(Dwi Oblo/Reuters)

Central Java Police are investigating a threat by Isis to bomb the Borobudur Temple Unesco World Heritage Site… 306 more words


Positano - the end of my short South Italian escape

The trip from Matera to Salerno (my jumping off point to Positano) was more tricky than initially thought. The plan was to take a Miccolis bus leaving at 8.15 from Matera, changing into another bus from the same company somewhere at Salandra and continuing to Salerno for a trip lasting about 3h30. 610 more words


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Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey.

The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. 457 more words