Category Archives: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Jerusalem’s Western Wall

The Jewish Second Temple of Jerusalem was built during the 6th Century BC on Temple Mount, where it is thought King Solomon’s First Temple once stood. It was expanded by King Herod the Great between 37 and 4 BC, before … Continue reading

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: The UNESCO Canal in the Sky

Happy St. David’s Day! For those that are unaware, St. David is the patron saint of Wales, which is where my post takes us this week. Before the days of motorways and interstates, or even railways, canals were the transportation … Continue reading

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Marlon Brando in Valparaiso

The UNESCO World Heritage district of Valparaiso in Chile is literally covered in graffiti. But the talented, artistic kind (mostly). It’s everywhere. Big and small. Intricate and simple. Realistic and stylised. Outside and inside. And it’s constantly changing. So that … Continue reading

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Castel Sant’Angelo, Rome

The UNESCO World Heritage area of Rome is awash with famous and dramatic sights and buildings, such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican (which, strictly speaking, is a city within a city), the Forum, the Trevi Fountain… the list … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #5: Mountain

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I will pick a word or phrase as the theme for that week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits with … Continue reading

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End of the Chain of Craters Road, Hawaii

I’m lucky enough to have twice visited Hawaii’s Big Island. And although both trips unfortunately coincided with a pause in lava flowing into the sea, I still saw a whole host of incredible volcano-related things. Naturally, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park … Continue reading

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Wheal Coates UNESCO Tin Mine, Cornwall

The scenery alone of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site is breathtaking, with its rugged hills and craggy coasts. But the widespread remains of the region’s long tin mining traditions make for something extra special. … Continue reading

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