Blog Entries tagged 'history'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'history'
- JERASH, JORDAN
On the last day of my 6 day tour of Jordan, we headed north, to the ancient Roman ruins of Jerash. Above is a photo of me under Hadrian's Arch.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/ Posted by ChantelleS in See the World Through My Eyes | Aug 20, 2015
- Abbey church of Saint Peter and Saint PaulThe abbey was founded in 880 by Ste. Richarde, Empress and wife of Charles the Fat, grandson of Charlemagne. There are many stories about her life. Apparently the legend states that, despite being a virtuous wife, over Posted by patsaunder in Let's do it! | Aug 2, 2015
- For the First Time in Forever...Now, if you have an eight year old daughter, like we do, you would know that the title of this blog post comes from the Disney movie, Frozen.
So for the first time in forever, we are the furthest Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jul 10, 2015
- Road Trip (Part 2)OK - so it's no secret... I'm catching up on blog posts now that school's out for the summer holidays... I had done the first part of this trip, with Mum and Dad in the family truckster... so now here Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jun 22, 2015
- Moesgaard Museum.
Moesgaard Museum is one of our most favourite places in Aarhus. It is a museum which has an archaeological and ethnographic focus.
We visit every time we come to Aarhus, but this time was quite special as Posted by patsaunder in Let's do it! | Jun 14, 2015
- Sweet Home AlabamaAlabama is also somewhat boring. It's lovely, in the way that many of the other states we've been through thus far have been lovely: Lush, green. But there's less variation. There's no thrill of rising mountains or the illusion seeing Posted by MiriG in Post-College Stress Disorder | Jun 9, 2015
- Rockin' and a Rollin' Down to TennesseeThere's something to be said for finding just the right combination of driving and touring. The last few days swung between either a lot of one or a lot of the other. Today, we were on the road for about Posted by MiriG in Post-College Stress Disorder | Jun 4, 2015
- [Florence] Meeting David at Piazza della Signoria[center][/center]
Previous entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/30/|[Florence] Nice cake and free souvenirs from Gucci Museo]]
Pictures have been heavily re-sized for easier load Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | Jun 1, 2015
- Whistlepipe Gully==[[http://www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au/Leisure-Tourism/Sports-Fitness/Walking-Cycling/Walking-Trails/Whlstlepipe-Gully-Walk#tabcontent1|Whistlepipe Gully]]==
||| [img=http://photos. Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | May 23, 2015
- [Rome] Capitoline Hill, Piazza del Campidoglio & Roman ForumPrevious entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/20/|[Rome] Altare della Patria - A Giant Wedding Cake]]
Capitoline Hill was a fortress, and a symbol of the epicenter of Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 15, 2015
- [Rome] Glimpses of the Ancient CityPrevious entry: [[http://kurodatenshi.travellerspoint.com/18/|[Vatican City] St Peter's Basilica Makes Me Feel Tiny
On our second and last day in Rome, we toured some of the famous landmarks of Rome. Our first stop was the Colosseum, which was a shor Posted by kurodatenshi in A Singaporean's maiden trip to Europe | May 14, 2015
- Crimea castlesCrimea is a place where u can find all fields of interest: ancient architecture, history, unbelievable nature, remanants of WW2 and many others Posted by catherine-crime in Crimea voyages | Mar 22, 2015
- Rievoulx Abbey and Helmsley Castle[b]On February 21, I went on a class trip to Rievoulx Abbey and the town of Helmsley. It was for my class called "The Visual Past" where we look at ruins of abbeys and castles in order to see what Posted by Kateogan in Studying Abroad in York, England | Mar 4, 2015
- History of York[center]This weekend was the York Residents Festival and, as I am currently residing in York, admission to many of the museums and landmarks was free. I didn't hit everything on my list, but I saw quite a bit and explored Posted by Kateogan in Studying Abroad in York, England | Feb 2, 2015
- Five Crazy (and cold) Days in DublinThe Kammerer Sisters arrived in Dublin in the early afternoon on the 26th. Natalie spent the last half of the flight staring out the window at the gorgeous green countryside, while aviophobic Eva sat petrified on the other side Posted by NKammerer in Où je me trouve… | Dec 30, 2014
- Day 71 - to Karijini NPWe began the day with a shower in [[http://www.pardoostation.com/|Pardoo]]'s little self contained ensuites. We met a few other early risers and noticed, as has often been the case, that those who seem to feel the cold most are those Posted by pkd064 in Karen and Perry's Oz trip | Jul 1, 2012
- TEMPLES OF BALI - INDONESIA
On my last day in Indonesia I visited 2 temples. One very touristy, and the other unknown (my taxi driver didnt even know how to get to it). First, I hit up Tanah Lot Temple. This is p Posted by ChantelleS in See the World Through My Eyes | Dec 23, 2014
- Seaside HavenAs I said, I spent the evening on the bus to Split, Croatia, from Zagreb, Croatia. I mentioned that there was a stop in the middle of nowhere where my passport was stamped twice; I found the photo!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/654454/IMAG1006 Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Nov 16, 2014
- PerthToday my plan is to visit the Western Australia Museum and Art Gallery. I took the train downtown; took about 20 minutes. First stop, downtown Perth. It's a clean, modern city with a lot of arcades, malls and Posted by tdeits in Around the world in 2014 | Nov 7, 2014
- Belgium: Bruges, Brussels, YpresDestination: Belgium
Date of Travel: February 2014
Travel By: Car and Eurotunnel
Length of Trip: 6 days
Travellers: a Mom, a Dad, an OlderBoy (age 9), a YoungerBoy (age 5)
Itinerary: Day 1: drive into Bruge Posted by ThisMomTravels in Travels, With Kids | Sep 29, 2014
- Here for the HabsburgsSo! The Habsburgs were a family that pretty much ruled most of Europe for almost 700 years, from the late 13th century until WW1 in the early 20th century. Mostly through strategic alliances (ie marriages), at their greatest point they Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Jul 26, 2014
- Paris 2014This is a 3-day visit to Paris. Prior to leaving for Paris I purchased the Paris Pass. I bought the 4-day pass but if you plan carefully a two day pass should be enough (saves $50). Buy the Paris Pass Posted by sgarje in Shashi's Travel blog | Jul 19, 2014
- LondonYesterday, I read the London Guide in order to make the most of my day. I made the list of the museums with free admissions. My original plan was to buy a weekly London Pass, but as I did some Posted by Alienstravels in Alien's travels | Jul 8, 2014
- Trying to find those historically meaningful placesDay 2,
Today was supposed to be an important site visit day. Two museums are on the docket: the Museum of National History and Museum of Ethnology. To help me navigate the city and the museums are Posted by MJMullin in When Historical Stories Meet the Present | Jul 10, 2014
- Poland 2013 Part OneHere is my latest slightly delayed post for a two week trip to Poland I did last October/November.
Day 0: (Travel):
So I left my home town of Nottingham on a National Express Coach to Stansted. I left knowing that my suitcase Posted by KayleighTwyman in Bitten By The Travel Bug | Jun 29, 2014