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Rapa Nui and the Story of the Easter Islands

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              Far away in the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies an island, where silent stone people rise up from the ground; remnants of Rapa Nui- a civilization that has been long gone. It is one of the most isolated inhabited islands on planet Earth, and historians throughout the ages have failed to answer the simple question- ... Read More »

The Exquisite Lady Liberty of USA: Freedom Personified

Statue of Liberty seen from the Circle Line ferry, Manhattan, New York

The STATUE OF LIBERTY is a sculpture situated  on Liberty Island of New York Harbor, in Manhattan, New York City U.S.A. It was designed by ‘Frédéric Auguste Barthold’ and dedicated on 28 October 1886, as a gift from France to America. It is a symbol of friendship between the people of France and America. Today, the Statue of Liberty remains ... Read More »

World’s Driest Region – the Atacama Desert

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The Atacama Desert of Chile is the second driest desert in the world after icy Antarctica. It is located on the highlands of South America and covers about 1000 kilometers land shred on the coast of Pacific Ocean, west of the Andes Mountains. The desert is composed of salt lakes, sand and Felsic lava flows towards the Andes Mountains. It ... Read More »

Maggie Valley – A Blessing

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Maggie Valley is a cottage for wealth of Southern hospitality, wonderful mountains and hills around, and pleasurable climate throughout the year. It is situated in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina; the place has an unrivaled, friendly and small town location. The future of the Southern Appalachian is built in such a way to preserve the past and the dynamic ... Read More »

South Africa : A Classic Encounter

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Well, searching an unusual place to visit, South Africa is your destination. South Africa hits the list when we talk about the beautiful places of the earth. Its sunny climate along with the diversified climate and people allows you to get an incomparable experience. All this makes South Africa to be called as Rainbow Nation and people from all over ... Read More »

The Chain Bridge, Budapest : A Magnificant Linkage

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To connect the two cities in the capital of Hungary, Budapest the first permanent suspension bridge constructed was The Chain Bridge which is officially known as Széchenyi lánchíd. This suspension bridge connects the western city Buda and the eastern city Pest over the river Danube and is the most widely known Bridge in Budapest. Till the year 1836, the only ... Read More »

Amazing Man-made Boundaries

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A border is a fictional line and is not at all remarkable for a common man. When visiting different states or countries people often recognize a border by the board signs which says “welcome to California” or “you are now leaving Oregon”. The significance of a border line is not usually known by people. It is not necessary for the ... Read More »

Life on Islands: Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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The juncture of the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal has a group of islands across it. The islands were previously referred to as graveyards of Martyrs. By then they were just some hills which are found to be extending from Myanmar to Indonesia. But now the islands are a Union Territory of India and are known as the ... Read More »

In Touch With Divinity : Church of The Nativity, Jerusalem

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In the holy land of Jerusalem time stands still. Nobody can claim that the land is peaceful though. For centuries, Jerusalem has been witness to various bloody battles for possession. Ever since Moses set out in search of the Promised land, Jerusalem has seen it all- from the Crusades of the Middle ages to the Siege of Jerusalem in 2002. Palestinian and ... Read More »