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syriatimes.sy - Rest in Peace, Queen Zenobia!

ISIS has taken control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra………to most people it means nothing but since I am a history buff and have had the opportunity to visit the site back in the 80’s it is especially interesting for me… 40 more words

International Situations

Picture of the day: The many faces of Angkor valley

The Angkor valley in Cambodia is one of the most spectacular historical sites on the planet. Todays image is from one of many sites in the valley. -Ray

Architecture

Moab 2015: We Made It!

It was time!  To make our way to Moab that is!  We couldn’t wait to get back there after so thoroughly enjoying our time there last year. 710 more words

Travel

Looting and Destruction Feared as Islamic State Seizes Syria’s Ancient City of Palmyra | VICE News

Is it possible that because the media has made a big deal out of ISIS capture of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra that it will be made an example…..just for the western media? 17 more words

International Situations

TR: Cedar Point Opening Weekend (5/8 - 5/9/2015)

So why are we going back to Cedar Point this upcoming weekend? I know the answers are bad ones: We have had fun in the past, we want to believe it is still fun, we think it will be much better with different weather later in the year; just stuff that denotes us as dumb marks willing to spend our money badly. 1,414 more words

Amusement Parks

Volcanoes! Land of Fire and Ice, Part 3

Our path meandered along the lava tube, following its course away from the volcano and toward the ice cave. When we reached the bottom of the hill, we passed the trading post and took the trail leading to the cave. 519 more words

Nature

Moab 2015: 3 Mormons and a Catholic. Buildings!

If you had a morning to do some sightseeing in downtown Salt Lake City, where would you go?

We began our day at Temple Square to see the Salt Lake Temple, arguably the most famous Mormon Temple in the world. 1,040 more words

Travel