All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘History’

Slovakia – Love for Country and Its Independence

Slovakia – Love for Country and Its Independence

Slovakia has only been an independent country for 24 years. Before that, Slovakia had been thrown around between various kingdoms …

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Budapest: Where Luxurious Shopping and Ancient Monuments Make Common Front

Budapest: Where Luxurious Shopping and Ancient Monuments Make Common Front

Budapest, Hungary is where we start our introduction to the V4 (Visegrád Four, an alliance of four Central European countries: …

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BIGGER, BETTER BUDAPEST

BIGGER, BETTER BUDAPEST

The Hungarian capital has entered its most profound period of transformation since its imperial zenith. If you want to understand …

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Rocca Scaligera – Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy

Rocca Scaligera – Sirmione, Lombardy, Italy

Lakeside Beauties Wait till the afternoon crowds thin, then cross the drawbridge to this fairy-tale castello almost entirely surrounded by …

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Imilchil Betrothal Fair – Imilchil, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Imilchil Betrothal Fair – Imilchil, Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco

The Berbers’ Singles Scene Scattered among the remote villages of the Atlas Mountains, the nomadic Berber tribes maintain the ancient …

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Museum of Egyptian Antiquities – Cairo, Egypt

Museum of Egyptian Antiquities – Cairo, Egypt

Storehouse of a Great Civilization Most tour groups head straight upstairs for the gallery dedicated to the mind-boggling treasures of …

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Abu Simbel – Lake Nasser, Upper Egypt, Egypt

Abu Simbel – Lake Nasser, Upper Egypt, Egypt

A Unique Cruise to Awesome and Irreplaceable Monuments More than 3,000 years ago, on the 34th anniversary of his reign, …

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Palenque – Chiapas, Mexico

Palenque – Chiapas, Mexico

Most Haunting of the Ancient Mayan Cities In a dense virgin jungle at the foothills of the Usumacinta Mountains lies …

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Epidaurus – Peloponnese, Greece

Epidaurus – Peloponnese, Greece

A Perfectly Preserved Ancient Greek Theater The perfectly preserved ancient theater at Epidaurus, built in the 4th century B.C., has …

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The Acropolis – Athens, Greece

The Acropolis – Athens, Greece

The Most Important Ancient Monument in the Western World A crowning achievement of Greek civilization’s golden age, the astonishingly sophisticated …

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