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Petäjävesi Old Church, Finland

This old church was built in the 1760’s and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It fell out of use in 1879 when a new church was built, but has been restored and is used for weddings and services to this day. 35 more words

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Photos of the Day - Pyramids of Dahshur Egypt

Dahshur. Egypt. View of the Bent or Rhomboid pyramid at Dahshur with much of its outer white limestone casing practically intact. The pyramid was built by King Sneferu (2613-2589), founder of the fourth dynasty and father of Cheops (Khufu) and predates the Giza pyramids. 295 more words

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Photo of the day - Palmyra Syria

Palmyra. Syria. View of the 2nd century theatre which laid buried under sand up until the 1950’s and has since been largely excavated and restored back to its former glory. 237 more words

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Stormy Eiffel skies

A strange card to receive from China… But what a fantastic sky! I love everything about this card, the colours, the composition, the sky.

Thanks Ci Chu!

Travel time = 26 days

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Brotherhood of Baroques: The Four UNESCO World Heritage Churches in the Philippines

At one point being a lakwatsero I’ve been obsessed in rounding up all the UNESCO World Heritage Sites here in the Philippines. According from Wikipedia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as of special cultural or physical significance. 1,581 more words

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I am loving you so hard, Santa María del Naranco

Hey everyone–meet my new girlfriend:

This is Santa María del Naranco, also known as my girlfriend. (In case you were wondering, I also have a wife and a husband.) … 462 more words

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The Kunuku Homes of Curacao

We’ve always been collectors.  However, as long-term travelers we carry all our possessions with us and our collections are now confined to friends and experiences, memories and digital pictures. 779 more words

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