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Bath , England - a tour through Gregorian era

A free day is all a wanderer asks for whenever on a new land ; and I had exactly that. Sitting an hour away from London in a town called Aldershot the “Home of the British Army” I started glancing through the English map on my laptop screen. 1 800 ord igjen

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Auschwitz, the Worst Place in the World

Property 31 – Auschwitz-Birkenau: German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp 1940-1945

It seems somehow profane that the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is included on the World Heritage register. 709 ord igjen

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Travels in Spain, Mérida in Extremadura

“Sometimes the Spaniard will resent your attempts to use it (Spanish).  Sometimes he believes it to physically impossible for an alien to understand it.  Sometimes he cannot actually convince himself that you are speaking it…”  835 ord igjen

History

Tea Towel Souvenirs - St. Mary's Lighthouse at Whitley Bay

In 2018 the most viewed photograph on my blog pages was a picture of a tea towel that I took in a shop in Puglia in Italy. 114 ord igjen

Europe

Travels in Spain, Cáceres in Extremadura

“Extremadura was pre-eminently the country of the adventurers for many of them went to the New World… and often returned rich and the region is full of their memorials…. 987 ord igjen

History

The Acropolis of Athens - But which one?

Property 404 – The Acropolis of Athens

There’s this feeling that I sometimes get when visiting a World Heritage site that it’s been frozen in time. 685 ord igjen

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Australia's problem with Aboriginal World Heritage

Uluru-Kata Tjuta: of 19 Australian World Heritage sites this is one of only two that recognise the values of ‘living’ Aboriginal culture.
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Ian Lilley… 1 412 ord igjen

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