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City walk through the old town of Avila

Avila, the capital of the province of Avila in the autonomous community Castile and León, is the highest-altitude provincial capital of Spain, at 1131 meters above sea level. It is located 110 km northwest of Madrid. A highlight is the city wall bui...
by Travel Video Blog on Dec 3, 2016

My Son Sanctuary

The My Son Sanctuary is about 50 km southwest of Hoi An in the province of Quảng Nam. Between the 4th and the 13th century, My Son was the religious and cultural center of the Champa Kingdom. Over a period of ten centuries, the Cham constructed mor...
by Travel Video Blog on Nov 10, 2016

Inscriptions, Shravanbelagla

Through out the state of Karnataka one can find more than 24000 Kannada inscriptions. Most of these relate to Buddhism and Jainism. They were inscribed during the rule of various dynasties such as... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by My Indian Travel on Sep 4, 2016

Two days in San Lorenzo de El Escorial

The weather in San Lorenzo de El Escorial is cold and does not meet our expectations at all. So we decide to visit the interior of the palace and monastery complex. Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial...
by Travel Video Blog on Sep 2, 2016

Hutheesing Temple, Ahmedabad

Hutheesing Temple in Ahmedabad is very ornate temple known for its sculptural work. The construction of the temple is initiated by Shet Hathisinh Kesarisinh and it was completed in 1848. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by My Indian Travel on Aug 28, 2016

Travel, Culture, and Cinema

I can still vividly remember my Film 101 class when I was still in the University of Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. I always looked forward to Fridays when we would watch a movie in school or in the mall theaters. Our teacher also required us t...
by First-time Travels on Aug 27, 2016

Seeking young explorers. Enderby Trust applications now open.

#expeditioncruising .Enderby Scholarship BackgroundStarting in 1830 the London based Enderby & Co outfitted vessels for commercial voyages of discovery, captains were expected to go above and beyond their normal duties in the services of discover...
by Expedition Cruising on Aug 25, 2016

Tomar in Centro de Portugal

The first thing you pass on your journey to the Templar city ... Read More The post Tomar in Centro de Portugal appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

Alcobaça Monastery in Centro de Portugal

If you plan to visit the magnificent Mosteiro de Santa Maria de ... Read More The post Alcobaça Monastery in Centro de Portugal appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

Sat Kaman, Pavagadh

The fort in Pavagadh has several gates on all directions. Close to one of of the gates on the Western side is Sat Kaman or the 7 arches. This is up on the hill just 4 kms from the base of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
by My Indian Travel on Aug 16, 2016

Batalha Monastery in Centro de Portugal

30 kilometres to the north of Alcobaça, Joaquim Ruivo – the director ... Read More The post Batalha Monastery in Centro de Portugal appeared first on Nelson Carvalheiro.

CELEBRATING ALEX HALEY

JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 2036ALEX HALEY BORN 95 YEARS AGOIthica, New York (JFK+50) Alex Haley, the author of Roots, was born 95 years ago, August 11, 1921, here in Ithica.  Mr. Haley's book was the basis for the 1977 television mini-seri...
by JFK+50 on Aug 11, 2016

Poetry in Stone - 32

This is thirty second in the series on the rich cultural heritage of temples in India. The sculptural work in each of these temples are always admirable. In the Chennakesava... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by My Indian Travel on Aug 9, 2016

Dashavatara, Ellora

In Ellora the cave numbered as 15 is a Hindu Temple. To reach this magnificent Cave No. 15 one has to climb up series of steps where the entire court has been hewn... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by My Indian Travel on Aug 7, 2016

Dwindling prey bad news for big cats, wolves

The world's top land carnivores such as tigers, lions and jaguars are coming under threat as their prey dwindles in number, according to the first global study of feeding patterns. Lions are among 11 of the world's top predators that face extinction...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

A hopeful comeback for endangered sea turtles and seals in Greece

Long term protection pays off in Greece and this year marked a preservation status improvement of the Caretta Caretta Sea Turtle and the Mediterranean Monk Seal in the global Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for the Conservat...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

China to crack down on damage to Great Wall

The State Administration of Cultural Heritage (SACH) will launch a campaign to crack down on criminal damage to the Great Wall. Visitors to the Great Wall of China just north of Beijing  [Credit: AFP/Getty Images]The campaign will involve regul...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Restoration work on Parthenon's west pediment approved

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS) approved on Wednesday two projects for the restoration of the upright marble slabs and background wall of the drum which form part of Parthenon’s western pediment. Section of the Parthenon's west pediment [...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Restored Pompeii kitchens show how Romans cooked

The ancient Roman kitchens of a Pompeii launderette have once again been kitted out with pots and pans as part of a new project that is trying to give visitors a sense of what day-to-day life in the city was like. The kitchens at the Fullonica di St...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Uttarakhand Open University BA Himalayan Heritage 2015 Question Paper

Uttarakhand Open University Question Papers Roll No. .................................... Foundation Course Examination-2015 FHH 10 (OLD COURSE) Himalayan Heritage Time : 3 Hours Maximum Marks : 60 Note : This paper is of sixty (60) marks divided in...
by University Question Papers on Aug 5, 2016


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