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Ancient and historic sites of the world which includes: Unesco World Heritage Sites, ancient monuments, important relics and national treasures

Theravadin temple built by Mahabodhi Society of India
Ancient and historic sites

Travel Photo postcard – Buddha’s birthplace Lumbini

A sense of place – Buddha’s birthplace in Lumbini Lumbini located on the southwestern region of Nepal, along the Terai lowlands is a subtropical area located close to India border. As an important pilgrimage site, the entire area is a Unesco World Heritage site along with other world Buddhist organizations that have created monasteries in honor of the Buddha’s […]

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Visiting San Juan Capistrano Mission in California
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Visiting San Juan Capistrano Mission in California

Visiting San Juan Capistrano Mission in California Surprisingly, the annual arrival of the swallows to San Juan Capistrano mission in Southern California was a bust when I recently visited, but no worries the rest of the visit to San Juan Capistrano and the city was a wonderful experience. Of all the California Missions on my […]

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Road trip Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Road trip Walnut Canyon National Monument

Road trip to Walnut Canyon National Monument Less than a 30 minute drive East on Hwy 89 from Flagstaff is the historic Walnut Canyon National Monument. This national monument is a breathtaking experience hiking down through the ruins and being up close to the dwellings, stunning landscape and wonderful guides and visitor center. It’s a worthwhile stop […]

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Scenic panoramic view Wupatki National Monument
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Road trip Wupatki National Monument

Road trip to the Wupatki National Monument One of the most significant Indian Pueblos located in Central Arizona is the Wupatki National Monument. This is an easy  road trip to visit the monument and other significant landmarks from Flagstaff which is a great base to visit so many other interesting attractions beautiful area of Central Arizona. A road […]

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Travel Photo Friday inspiration #1
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Travel Photo postcard Manzanar

Travel Photo postcard at Manzanar   I’m presenting a regular Travel Photo postcard to get you out on the weekends and hopefully visit some of these wonderful destinations. Some of them maybe easy day road trips or even quick getaways from where you live so I hope this inspires you to see some of the world around […]

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