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The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

The Pantheon, Rome, Italy

With its impenetrable wall and huge marble columns, the Pantheon is a monument in Rome, Italy. It is speculated that the original Pantheon built sometime in 25-27 BC, Marcus Agrippa, during the reign of Augustus. However, the exact construction date of the Pantheon remains uncertain. The inscription in the front reads “M- AGRIPPA-L-F-COS-TERTIVM-FECIT”, which in…
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The city of temples: Bishnupur, India

The city of temples: Bishnupur, India

In the Bankura district of West Bengal lies a town so steeped in history that once you step on to the red soil, you are transported to a different world, where time stands still and stories of an age gone by blows in the wind. Bishnupur, situated about 160 km away from Kolkata, is a…
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The Land less traveled, Zimbabwe

The Land less traveled, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa surrounded by the countries namely Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. It is a land of diversity full of natural wonders and unrivalled natural beauty. This country is made up of plateaus and many beautiful sceneries. It also has a diverse range of landscapes ranging from mountainous terrains…
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Mardi Gras : The Cultural Phenomenon RTR

Mardi Gras : The Cultural Phenomenon RTR

One of the most notably celebrated carnivals of today, the festivities of Mardi Gras indeed form a cultural phenomenon. The celebrations date back thousands of years to Pagan Spring and Fertility rites and have assumed their modern day form through evolution and religious adaption over time. Countries with large Roman Catholic populations celebrate Mardi Gras…
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Cleopatra’s Pool, Turkey: In Healing Waters

Cleopatra’s Pool, Turkey: In Healing Waters

Ancient Civilisations have always been of much interest to the history geek. And when historical value, natural beauty and myths of miraculous properties come together to describe a particular place, there is no doubt in the fact that the travel enthusiast is automatically attracted to it. One such place of interest is the fabled Cleopatra’s…
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Giant’s Causeway, Ireland

Giant’s Causeway, Ireland

Giants Causeway It is a stunning,breath taking natural formation of volcanic rocks right on the shore line.The most characteristic and unique feature of the Giant Causeway is the exposure of about nearly 40,000 large polygonal shaped columns,that are regularly shaped of basalt in perfect horizontal sections,together forming a pavement.It is one of the World’s Great Wonders’ that…
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