Cradle of Humankind – UNESCO Site

Maropeng is the official visitor centre of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, “Cradle of Humankind”, and the Sterkfontein Caves. Maropeng is an appropriate choice of name for the tourist centre. First off, it’s Setswana, the indigenous language spoken by most of…

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Taj Mahal

No trip to India would be complete without a visit to the iconic Taj Mahal, the most well known of all of India’s historical landmarks. It is also listed as one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The…

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Angkor Wat

Few people know that Angkor Wat was originally a Hindu administrative and religious centre. It was built by the Khmer king, Suryavarman II in the early 12th century at what was then Yasodharapura, present day Angkor. At the time, Yasodharapura was the…

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Sant Joan de Caselles church

The Church of Sant Joan de Caselles is one of the many historical sites visitors to Andorra should make a point of visiting. Dating back to sometime between the 11th and 12th centuries, it’s on the way out of Canillo…

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, and the countries largest city. Located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, 70 km south of Helsinki. Tallinn is a historic city dating back to medieval times. The first time the…

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