Posts Tagged ‘Wonders’
World wide travel is the dream and ambition of many people but if you are hoping to see a variety of sights and locations, you need to begin traveling early. Not everyone can begin early in life due to time and money restraints but if you limit your objective to perhaps seeing the seven most incredible places in the world, it will be easily doable. If you chose to make your goal visiting the famous Seven Wonders of the World, you will see the very best the world has to offer. While one of these wonders is located right here in the United States, you will need a passport to visit all the rest and getting a passport is as easy as going to your computer. There are many online sites that provide an online passport application so all you have to do is fill it out and submit it.
Only one of the original Seven Wonders of the World still exists on the Seven Wonders list and that is the Great Pyramids of Giza.
What was originally called the Seven Wonders of the World is now named the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This new list has been compiled and presents the best “new” wonders.
Bangkok, the city of angels, is the capital of Thailand, considered as the largest urban city, gaining importance as a dynamic, independent and influential city, which had earlier acted as a buffer between British and French colonies because of its strategic location. While on the one side it is a business hub of many multinational organisations, it is a center of exotic life of many a dimension, inviting travelers for a Bangkok tour.
Bangkok’s beautiful gleaming temples and magnificent grand palace are exciting places to visit. The three most important temples to be visited during Bangkok tour are
•Wattraimit, which has an impressive 3 meter tall golden image of Buddha 5 ton icon of solid gold, a temple of such uniqueness that every traveler must visit
•Wat Pho, which houses a reclining Buddha statue much revered and of giant size, with a traditional massage school attached to it
•WatBenjabophit, which is famous for its white marble façade and Buddha images lining the cloister walls behind the main shrine.
Grand palace was the seat of the King and his court of Thailand from 18th to mid 20thCenturary and this is a 61 acre complex which has in it, the most elegant and undoubtedly one of the wonders of the world, WatPhraKaew, the temple of the emerald Buddha.
Alhambra, GranadaSpain- The RedPalace
Something odd in Spain!
Alhambra (means ‘the red’ in Arabic) is in Granada in Southern Spain, the name may make one to think that it may be located in Turkey or Saudi Arabia. The Alhambra Palace Complex has passed through turbulent times of the Europe and there are many historical events behind its construction, reconstruction, additions and finally to its change in to a museum of exquisite Islamic arts and architecture. In the middle age (between the 1st and 10th centuries) Spain and its surrounding areas were in turmoil as the Semitic Religions playing different games (most of them bloody) for adding maximum numbers to their respective groups as well as doing everything for the elimination of the others.
On the edge of the sword!
Romans; that called the shots during the reign of Augustus Caesar colonized Spain along with neighboring regions and formed ‘Hispania’.