Tag Archives: UNESCO

Travel Photography Competition – week 63

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Hello everyone and welcome to the 63rd edition of our popular Travel Photography Competition! This week we will be looking at photos sent into our Facebook page between  7th and 14th October. Here in Barcelona the weather has become really miserable and … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Competition – week 62

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Hello everyone and welcome to the 62nd edition of our popular Travel Photography Competition! This week we will be looking at photos sent into our Facebook page between 29th September and 6th October. The first winning shot shows the Ring of Brodgar, … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Competition – week 60

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Hello everyone and welcome to the 60th edition of our popular Travel Photography Competition! This week we will be looking at photos sent into our Facebook page between 13th and 20th September. This week we’ve got more than the usual amount of … Continue reading

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InFocus: Aqueduct of Segovia [Segovia, Spain]

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El Acueducto de Segovia is the most important and best preserved example of Roman engineering on the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. It is the symbol of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is the unmissable focal point of … Continue reading

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Travel Photography Competition – week 56

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Hello everyone and welcome to the 56th edition of our popular Travel Photography Competition! This week we will be looking at photos sent into our  Facebook page between 12th and 19th August. If you are new to our community, I will briefly … Continue reading

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Sagrada Familia in Barcelona open to visitors for FREE

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Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, commonly known as the Sagrada Familia, is the icon of Barcelona and one of Gaudí’s masterpieces. It’s so unique on a world scale that it has been named a UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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Tanks to Berat in Albania, Visiting Berat Castle and Leaving before it was Time

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By now we were accustomed to the easy hitchhiking in Albania so we anticipated that the journey from the forest where we had slept in Spille to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Berat would be relatively quick. This was, however, … Continue reading

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Entering Montenegro, Kotor Bay and Tourist Disinformation Office

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It was good to be hitchhiking again. No more waiting for snail paced buses, smelling the man next to me or listening to a whining child who just won’t shut up. Just us, the road and the kindness of strangers … Continue reading

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One last bus to the crowds of Dubrovnik, Croatia

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After our previous failed attempts at hitchhiking in Bosnia we took what we hoped would be the last bus of our trip from Mostar to Dubrovnik in Croatia. On the bus I was engaged in conversation by a very nice, if … Continue reading

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Hitchhiking to Plitvice Lakes National Park and the cacophony of noise

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Continuing our trip through Croatia and it was time to drag ourselves away from the ever inviting sea and head inland to the UNESCO listed Plitvice Lakes National Park. Plitvice, which is the largest national park in Croatia, is one … Continue reading

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InFocus: Alcázar of Seville [Sevilla, Spain]

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The Real Alcázar de Sevilla is a collection of royal palaces spanning different epochs and its surrounding fortress walls. It is a stunning collection of architecture with Mudejar, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque influences and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in … Continue reading

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Sevilla on foot [Free walking tour]

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Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla (Seville Museum of Fine Arts) Monument Type: Art Gallery Address: Plaza del Museo, 9 Website: http://www.museodebellasartesdesevilla.es/ Opening Times: 16 Sept – 31 May: Tues – Sat: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sun 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon closed 1 Jun – 15 … Continue reading

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