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"Think Globally, Act locally.."

Best education to give any child was a global perspective… , to be comfortable where ever one resides, that is one of our beliefs. ;) 109 more words

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Travel: 5 free things to do in expensive Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – There’s no shortage of ways to spend your money in Stockholm, one of Europe’s most expensive cities.

A dinner or even just a drink can set you back more than you expected. 686 more words

Lifestyle

Museum Island, Berlin

My sister heard of my desire to collect UNESCO WHS cards and, living in Berlin, she was perfectly positioned to send me this amazing old shot of Museum Island (Museumsinsel) with the Berlin Dome. 107 more words

Germany

Cruising Cinque Terre

Cruising through the famous Cinque Terre of Italy. Five coastal villages connected by a single pathway through the cliffs of Southern Italia.

Cinque Terre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for cultural preservation. 32 more words

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Hamburg warehouses

This fabulous old warehouse district (Speicherstadt) in Hamburg is going to be made an official UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015. The sender (whose name I can’t read) says that this has made many of the locals very happy, as it means that the buildings (some of which were built as long ago as 1883) will be safe from ‘enterprising entrepreneurs’ trying to knock it all down.

Travel time = 42 days

 

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UNESCO's World Heritage Sites of Bolivia

Written by Valentina Romano

Bolivia is a very beautiful country featuring incredible landscapes, wonderful mountain towns and the one-and-only Salar de Uyuni.

It is not a surprise that the UNESCO has selected several places to list under the World Heritage Sites, as Bolivia is a really incredible nation. 176 more words

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Amidst the Jungle of Tikal

It was quite a trek through the jungle – amid the howls of spider monkeys – and a steep climb up several steps, but once at the top of Temple IV, all I wanted was to savor the breathtaking view. 248 more words

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