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Is Cozumel Heaven on Earth?
Is Cozumel Heaven on Earth?
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Hollywood in Black And White
Hollywood in Black And White
In 1853, one adobe hut stood on the site that became Hollywood. By 1870, an agricultural community flourished in the area with thriving crops. A locally popular etymology is that the name “Hollywood” traces to the ample stands of native Toyon or “California Holly”, that cover...
Traveling to the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
Traveling to the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
The very first travel guide, according to the Ancient Greeks. Some 2,450 years before the Lonely Planet became the definitive travel guide for the world trekker, Ancient Greece, the foremost civilisation of the time had Herodotus. The Greek historian was the first man to put together a travel list...
A Forgotten Disney Amusement Park
A Forgotten Disney Amusement Park
This is Walt Disney world’s first water park. It was closed in 2001 and has been untouched ever since. From the then-popular Whoop N’ Holler slide to now unmoving water wheel, in the pictures, everything seems so old and forsaken. The swimming area must have been popular in its time with the tyre...
Basilica Cistern
Basilica Cistern
The Basilica Cistern is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul (formerly Constantinople), Turkey. The cistern, located 500 feet (150 m) west of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of...
Madagascar Rocks
Madagascar Rocks
The Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park is a national park located in the African nation of Madagascar. The national park centers on two geological formations, the Great Tsingy and the Little Tsingy. Together with the adjacent Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve, the National Park is a UNESCO World...
Petra Jordan
Petra Jordan
The site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812, when it was introduced by Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. It was described as “a rose-red city half as old as time” in a Newdigate Prize-winning sonnet by John William Burgon. UNESCO has described it as “one of the...
The largest pool in the world
The largest pool in the world
It has been reported to have a depth of 35 meters (115 feet) which would make it the world’s deepest pool, however this appears to stem from confusion over it being “transparent to a depth of 35 meters”.
Night View from Burj Khalifa
Night View from Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa formerly known as Burj Dubai prior to its inuguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building...
Sukhothai Kingdom And Historical Park
Sukhothai Kingdom And Historical Park
The Sukhothai kingdom was an early kingdom in the area around the city Sukhothai, in north central Thailand. The Kingdom existed from 1238 till 1438. The old capital, now 12 km outside of New Sukhothai in Tambon Mueang Kao, is in ruins and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage historical park. The...

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