Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site - El Salvador

Joya de Cerén was a pre-Hispanic farming community that, like Pompeii and Herculaneum in Italy, was buried under an eruption of the Laguna Caldera volcano c. AD 600. 
Because of the exceptional condition of the remains, they provide an insight into the daily lives of the Central American populations who worked the land at that time. 

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Rosario - Argentina

Rosario is the largest city in Argentina's Santa Fe Province and the country's third largest city after Buenos Aires and Córdoba. 
The city is located in the department of Rosario. 
It is located 285 kilometers NW of Buenos Aires, on the bank of the Paraná River. 

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Sunday, August 29, 2021

La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue - Paraguay

In addition to their artistic interest, these missions are a reminder of the Jesuits' Christianization of the Río de la Plata basin in the 17th and 18th centuries, with the accompanying social and economic initiatives. 

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Nha Trang - Vietnam

Nha Trang is a city in Vietnam and is the capital of Khánh Hòa Province. 
The main sources of livelihood are fishing and tourism. 

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Friday, August 27, 2021

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi - India

This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. 
It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal. 

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Philadelphia - USA

Philadelphia is a city in the US state of Pennsylvania, in the east of the country. 
Philadelphia is the heart of the Delaware Valley metropolitan region. 

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Thursday, August 26, 2021

Historic Town of Zabid - Yemen

Zabid's domestic and military architecture and its urban plan make it an outstanding archaeological and historical site. 
Besides being the capital of Yemen from the 13th to the 15th century, the city played an important role in the Arab and Muslim world for many centuries because of its Islamic university. 

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Manchester - England

Manchester is a district with the official title of city in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. 

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Banská Štiavnica - Slovakia

Over the centuries, the town of Banská Štiavnica was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists who contributed to its fame. 
The old medieval mining centre grew into a town with Renaissance palaces, 16th-century churches, elegant squares and castles. 
The urban centre blends into the surrounding landscape, which contains vital relics of the mining and metallurgical activities of the past. 

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Konya - Turkey

Konya is a city in the SWL of central Turkey. 
The city is located about 250 km from the Mediterranean Sea, at an altitude of about 1000 meters above sea level. 
It is the capital of the Konya province of the same name. 

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