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Finding the Wildlife of Greenland

By |2019-07-06T16:19:12-06:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Europe, Must-See|

In today’s post, Agness and Cez of eTramping will introduce you to the magnificent world of Greenland and its wildlife. Now, be completely honest - are you drawn irresistibly to travel? Do you find yourself frequently perusing maps, atlases and an endless bookshelf of travel guides? If you ever find yourself absentmindedly spinning a globe, you [...]

Bali–Must-See

By |2019-07-29T09:09:04-06:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bali-Must-See. Bali is well known as a dream destination for fantasy beaches and parties that end well past dawn. But Bali punches well above its weight for South East Asian islands. There is a tremendous amount of history, culture, and incredibly friendly people. I am going to provide a wrap-up of the must-see places in Bali. [...]

Borobudur Temple – Must-See

By |2019-07-06T15:43:16-06:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Borobudur Temple – Must-See. Borobudur is a Buddhist Temple located in central Java, Indonesia and is considered the largest Buddhist structure in the world. Its sheer size is striking. Today, Indonesia is the most populous Muslim nation, but back in the 8th century, the island of Java, was a melting pot of Hindus and Buddhists. In fact, Hindu Prambanan temple [...]

Manila American Cemetery – Must-See

By |2019-10-24T23:10:29-06:00September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , |

Manila American Cemetery - Must-See.  Across the globe, lay in rest over 200,000 men and women who perished in battle defending the United Stated and its allies. These heroes were predominantly American but also many allies are interred side by side. The American Battle Monuments Commission maintains 25 military cemeteries as well as 27 memorials and [...]

UNESCO Iran – Must-See

By |2019-05-28T10:30:20-06:00July 30th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , |

UNESCO Iran – Must-See. Shiraz one of the must visit cities within Iran, was fabled for both its wine and poets. The city is still admired for its poetry, but no longer for its wine since Iran has banned all alcohol. An hour from Shiraz are two must see UNESCO World Heritage sites. One world famous, [...]

Visiting Behesht Zahra, Martyr’s Cemetery

By |2019-05-28T10:36:50-06:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Visiting Behesht Zahra, Martyr’s Cemetery. War is savage. Brutal. The aftermath of this savageness is displayed in full at the Behesht Zahra cemetery outside of Tehran. These losses are the results of a nearly 8 year war between neighbors Iran and Iraq. Over 200,000 martyrs are laid to rest in this sprawling cemetery. Another one million [...]

Khor Virap – Must-See

By |2019-07-06T15:37:26-06:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Khor Virap – Must-See.  Khor Virap sits in the shadow of Mt. Ararat, the symbol of Armenia. The Turkish border is a scant five miles away. Khor Virap plays a central role in Armenia’s rich history. Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned in a pit for 14 years in the 3rd century. Eventually, he was released and [...]

Buzludzha Monument – Flying Saucer

By |2019-05-28T11:08:49-06:00June 6th, 2016|Categories: Europe, Must-See|Tags: , , , |

Buzludzha Monument - Flying Saucer.  Exhilaration and awe. Literally, a giant saucer was suspended on top of Buzludzha Mountain. I stood at 4,700 feet and surveyed the Balkan Mountains. Ashen clouds surrounded the sterile flying saucer. I made my way up the stretched out stone-grey staircase of what appeared to be Captain America’s evil enemy’s secret [...]

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