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Walk on the Ocean Floor at Hopewell Rocks, Canada!

What’s more relaxing than walking on a beach? Well at Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, Canada, they claim you can go one step better (no pun intended) and ‘Walk on the ocean floor.’ The Rocks are located on the north … Continue reading

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The Forts and Tunnels of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

The UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising Old San Juan in Puerto Rico includes several forts. The two most massive are the fortresses of El Morro and San Cristóbal, built by the Spanish during Colonial times. The immense ramparts of these … Continue reading

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The Streets of Ljubljana Old Town, Slovenia

Once part of war-torn Yugoslavia, Slovenia is today a beautiful and peaceful country. This is nowhere more apparent than in the historic heart of its capital, Ljubljana. Old Town Ljubljana nestles in an area of flat ground along the Ljubljanica … Continue reading

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Sewell, Chile: UNESCO World Heritage Ghost Town

If, like me, you’re fascinated by ghost towns, then Sewell is the place for you. Located around 7200 feet high in the Andes Mountains, Sewell began as a miners camp in 1905 serving the El Teniente mine, reputedly the largest … Continue reading

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Chan Chan, Peru: The World’s Greatest Adobe City

The great city of Chan Chan was once the capital of the Chimú Kingdom in what is now Northern Peru. Estimates on how many people lived at Chan Chan vary wildly, from as few as 20,000 to as many as … Continue reading

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The Charles Bridge, Prague

The Charles Bridge, known locally as Karlův Most, has been gracing the Vltava River in Prague for 600 years. It is one of the monuments mentioned as being of particular significance within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Prague’s Historic … Continue reading

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The Streets of Santiago, Chile

I can’t remember quite what I was expecting flying into Santiago at the start of my first visit to South America. But I have to admit that Chile’s capital city was a revelation. I guess I hadn’t imagined it would … Continue reading

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