Spotters Trip: In Search of the Bamberg Zen; Robin Hartmann; Spotted By Locals

What comes out if you take five Spotters from four different countries, send them to the place with the highest density of breweries in the whole world and give them three days to explore?

Source: Spotters Trip: In Search of the Bamberg Zen

The ten most beautiful natural wonders of Vietnam; Duong Hanh Nguyen; Viet Reader

As a major tourist attraction, Ha Long Bay (Quang Ninh) has the enchanting beauty of limestone peaks surrounded by blue waters. With over 2000 islands, there are many beautiful sites to explore. A night cruise on the bay, getting up early to admire the dawn in the fog or kayaking in caves are interesting experiences at this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Source: The ten most beautiful natural wonders of Vietnam

Banská Štiavnica: Words don’t describe; The Spectator

The town above all other Slovak towns inscribed on the UNESCO list.

Source: Banská Štiavnica: Words don’t describe (from our archive)

Upon Royal directives, international advisory board formed to oversee Baptism Site Development Zone; Jordan Times

An international advisory board has been formed to oversee the Baptism Site Development Zone, in line with His Majesty King Abdullah’s commitment to safeguarding the site as a global tourism and pilgrimage destination.The Baptism Site of Jesus Christ in Jordan, also known as Bethany Beyond the Jordan, holds great significance for all Abrahamic faiths, and is one of the most sacred places on earth for all Christians, since it is where Jesus Christ was baptised by John the Baptist, and where Christianity began, according to a statement made available to The Jordan Times.

Source: Upon Royal directives, international advisory board formed to oversee Baptism Site Development Zone

WATCH: Indigenous Australians mark a year of Uluru climbing ban; IANS

Monday marked the first anniversary of the climbing ban imposed on Uluru or the Ayers Rock, the sacred Aboriginal site in Northern Territory.

Source: WATCH: Indigenous Australians mark a year of Uluru climbing ban

UNESCO to send mission to Yemen’s Socotra over threats to biodiversity; Middle East Monitor

Source: UNESCO to send mission to Yemen’s Socotra over threats to biodiversity

the walls of rhodes; Markabol; Blipfoto

Source: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Marrakesh, once a bustling city, struggles to survive; The Star

With tough government restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, the tourism industry on which Marrakesh depends screeched to a halt.

Source: Marrakesh, once a bustling city, struggles to survive

Taking a shower; Japan Today

The thatched roofs of “gassho-zukuri” (traditional farmhouses) are doused with water on Sunday, during an annual fire drill in Shirakawa, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Gifu Prefecture.

Source: Taking a shower

Central province restores landscape and forest of Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary; hanguyen0409; Viet Reader

Authorities of the central province of Quang Nam have approved the protection and biodiversity restoration project on the Mỹ Sơn historical and cultural scenery site with a total investment of VNĐ96 billion (US$4.2 million) in 2020-25.

Source: Central province restores landscape and forest of Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary

Statue of Liberty Museum wins Gold in 2020 Building Team Awards; Robert Cassidy; Building Design + Construction Magazine

After September 11, 2001, the Statue of Liberty Museum, which was then located in the statue’s pedestal, was closed to 80% of visitors due to security restrictions. Those restrictions ended on May 16 with the opening of the new Statue of Liberty Museum, which gives every visitor the opportunity to experience the story of “Liberty Enlightening the World.”

Source: Statue of Liberty Museum wins Gold in 2020 Building Team Awards

Syrians spruce up famed Crusader castle, Krak des Chevaliers, after years of war; Gulf Today

Clutching a small saw, Syrian volunteer Rana Jreij cut away at bushes growing up the centuries-old walls of one of the world’s most famous Crusader castles, Krak des Chevaliers.

Source: Syrians spruce up famed Crusader castle, Krak des Chevaliers, after years of war

A Guide to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden; Scandinavia Standard

Explore the capital of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe with Scandinavia Standard guide.

Source: A Guide to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden

Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch; Get Your Guide

Discover stunning views of the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Svetlogorsk resort. Amidst your busy day of sightseeing, you’ll enjoy a lunch break in an authentic local cafe.

Source: Kaliningrad: Curonian Spit and Svetlogorsk Tour with Lunch

Infrastructural upgrade at Giza pyramids site to boost visitor experience; Ishioma Emi; Ventures Africa

Source: Infrastructural upgrade at Giza pyramids site to boost visitor experience – Ventures Africa

Night tour of Hanoi’s imperial citadel to debut by year end; Hoang Phong; VN Express

A nocturnal tour of Thang Long Imperial Citadel, a UNESCO heritage site in Hanoi, is expected to commence in November or December this year.

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Vietnamese heritage recognised by UNESCO; VietnamPlus

Preserving heritage is now the top priority of UNESCO and countries having globally-recognised heritage, including Vietnam.

Source: Vietnamese heritage recognised by UNESCO | Culture – Sports | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Oldest geoglyph discovered in Peru; The Week

The depiction of a feline measures 37 metres across and is 2000 years old…

Source: Oldest geoglyph discovered in Peru

Landscape protection zone for My Son Sanctuary formed; Dangcongsan

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Guide to Visiting Mammoth Cave National Park
; Margaret Littman; AARP

This Kentucky national park is known for having the world’s longest known cave system. From hiking to tours and more, here’s how to plan a trip.

Source: Guide to Visiting Mammoth Cave National Park


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