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Wingham

Wingham is an odd sort of a place.

We lobbed in for a look around on Monday 9 February and parked near the school, library and post office on Wynter Street: 591 more words

Travels

History On Ice

Olympus E-M5 with the Lumix G Vario 12-35mm f2.8 lens 22 more words

NYC

Seville's Golden Age

In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…

This was the pivotal moment in the history of one of Europe’s oldest cities which would propel it from modest national importance to being the richest city in Europe, a position that it would maintain for the next two centuries thanks to the monopoly of the Americas trade granted to the city by royal decree in 1503. 645 more words

Seville

Pyramid

What about my afterlife? roared the Pharaoh

of the mighty Egypt. Geometrically perfect

structures rose above the ancient earth to show

the great king, the monumental plans to resurrect… 22 more words

Poetry

Gateway to Taj

The Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, as first seen after making an entry from the Western Gate. In good old school black and white of course. 14 more words

Photography

Ta Prohm - Beauty In Neglect (#46)

While it may seem as if Ta Prohm has become a victim of unfettered nature, this appearance of neglect is, in fact, deliberately maintained. Can you imagine that during its heyday, the walls were elaborately decorated with precious stones, while music and dancing filled the halls? 47 more words

Travel

The Seven Wonders of the World

1 Chichen Itzá

Chichen Itzá was an ancient Maya city, from c. AD 525. It is located in Tinum, south of Mexico. Was issued as world heritage by UNESCO in 1988. 372 more words

Monuments