Blog Entries tagged 'history'
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- 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). Note that while Paris 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
- Poland 2013 Part TwoDay 7: Friday 1st November:
So this morning I had a little later start and left around 10:30am and walked down to the Lazienki Park, it was ridiculously cold on this day and so didn't spend too long here but it Posted by KayleighTwyman in Bitten By The Travel Bug | Jun 29, 2014
- Hanoi's Test
Hanoi, lit up at night, around Hoan Kiem Lake
I'm not the type of traveler who lives for the vibe of a big city. Th Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 26, 2014
- Gyeongju! ... and everything else in history.Blast! Behind again. Well... better late than never I suppose...
Let's see. I need to start at the beginning of May, That's easy! Buddha's Birthday weekend!. I had a nice long (5 whole days) vacation at Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Jun 23, 2014
- Berlin - History, Abandoned Buildings, and Karaoke!BERLIN
It is difficult to describe or characterize Berlin because it seems to be different for everyone. I had heard or read a number of opinions, and each seemed to strike a separate chord. To Lonely Planet, it is a constantly Posted by danza in There and back again | May 13, 2014
- The Ties That BindWow, I am doing a good job of catching up! I just have one month to write about and then I will finally be at the present day! April was a pretty exciting month. I had two visitors! Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | May 1, 2014
- The Kunsthistorisches Museum - say what?! Today we visited the Kunsthistorisches museum. Wow. It was mind-blowing.
The museum itself was built during the reign of emperor Franz Joseph to house the art and artifact collecti Posted by CeeZeeDeeBP in Spring in Central Europe | Apr 19, 2014
- Die lange Nacht Der MuseenI didn't know it was such a big deal at first, so I accidently missed the TUHH registration for this event. By the time I realised I really wanted to attend, the TUHH registration was full and I had to Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Apr 15, 2014
- Japan Days 5-8So ten years later I am finally getting around to finishing up my Japan trip. Just a side note I am trying really hard to get my time management skills honed so I will be making a very active Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | Apr 14, 2014
- Wkend Getaway 1: South West WA - Ngilgi Cave (Yallingup)===[center][[http://www.geographebay.com/ngilgi-cave|Ngilgi Cave]][/center]===
[[http://www.geographebay.com/ngilgi-cave|Ngilgi Cave]] Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Mar 17, 2014
- Wkend Getaway 1: South West WA - Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse===[center][[http://www.westernaustralia-travellersguide.com/cape-naturaliste-lighthouse.html|Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse]][/center]===
From where we camped at Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Mar 15, 2014
- Versailles Alright, I know I haven't blogged about Belgium yet, but I promise I'll get to that tonight. I need to get Versailles out first!
But before that. Let me lament about how I accidentally left my key on a random Posted by seaskimmer in Taking the Long Way Home | Mar 11, 2014
- Weekend Getaway 1: South West WA - Harvey===[center][[http://www.southwestattractions.com.au/harvey.html|Harvey]][/center]===
[center]Leaving mid Saturday morning of the March long weekend, we arrived at Harvey in plenty of time for a climb up to the top of the [[http://www.southwestattr Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Mar 10, 2014
- Angkor Wow! [b]Angkor is like Disneyland for anyone with even just a slight interest in history. For Brayden, Jay and me it was easily the highlight of our adventures in South East Asia. In fact, I think it’s just about the favourite Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Feb 15, 2014
- Singapore, Singapore - Part OneIn the interests of saving money, we had booked a flight for 6am from Melbourne back up to Sydney. I can't remember how much we saved by not flying direct from Melbourne to Singapore, but I do hope it was Posted by Roaming Rolts in Two Rolts, Two Continents, Two Rucksacks | Feb 4, 2014
- Eastern European EscapadesAll throughout the year, one of the things that gave me hope and motivation to get through those long hours at work, was my plane ticket booked to Budapest on the 28th Dec.
Initially, in my naiivity I thought that Posted by missadelaide in Thoughts of a Crimson Haired Girl | Jan 13, 2014
- Port Arthur to HobartAfter enjoying two nights at the wonderful [[http://www.portarthurhp.com.au/|Port Arthur Holiday Park]], it was time to fuel up and continue on around the rest of the [[http://www.tasmanregion.com.au/|Tasman Peninsula]] before heading back to Hobart.
* Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Jan 4, 2014
- Port Authur Historic Site
The [[http://www.portarthur.org.au/|Port Arthur Historic Site]] is amazing! Really well set up, and abounding with information. There were plenty of different passes avai Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Dec 31, 2013
- A Wee Trip To Scotland
'Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful''
- Joshua J. Marine
Somewhere between place and time, day and night… OK somewhere between Edinburgh and Newcastle, I Posted by missadelaide in Thoughts of a Crimson Haired Girl | Dec 22, 2013
- Triabunna to Port Arthur via Richmond===Triabunna to Richmond===
* Clancy and I enjoyed reading the names posted beside some of the hilly sections of the road - 'Bust Me Gall' ... 'Break Me Neck'
* Actually, if you enjoy [[http://www.tourismtasmania.com.au/media/facts/places|interesting Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Dec 13, 2013
- This Is The Rhythm Of The Night=="Rhythm is a dancer, it's the souls companion"==
Sometimes, all you need is a breath of fresh air to re-ignite that passion, motivate your actions and clear your mind, and what better way to escape than jet setting across Europe to Posted by missadelaide in Thoughts of a Crimson Haired Girl | Nov 24, 2013