My Visit At the end of July, my mom and littler brother and I went on a road trip to visit my youngest sister in St. Louis. While we were there, I dragged them out to Cahokia Mounds, a UNESCO site in the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis. Despite the fact that […]
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Along with the UNESCO sites at Stonehenge and the Tower of London, I also got a chance to see Westminster Abbey on my visit to London this month. It was so windy and I was coming down with a vicious cold, so bad that I nearly skipped it when I saw […]
England has quite a few World Heritage Sites, and during my time there earlier this month, I was able to see three of them: The Tower of London, Stonehenge, and Westminster Abbey. When I think of the Tower of London, my neck starts to ache as I think of Ann […]
I’ve already detailed how freaking awesome it was to be able to sneak in a trip to Stonehenge on my London trip. Going there I had zero expectations that I was going to be able to fit it in. From UNESCO’s description: Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated prehistoric stone […]
I love the way that UNESCO names their sites. Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and Sea–the phrase might as well be the description of a movie with flying birds and lapping waves while the camera pans from the top of Corcovado down to the sea. The natural landscape in Rio […]
The Atlantic ocean curls around the shore of Old San Juan, waves slapping the beach. Kites fill the sky, while children scoot and run around. The sunset fades to purple. That’s how I experienced EL Morro and La Fortaleza in Puerto Rico. It was magical.
Colonia, Uruguay is a beautiful seventeenth-century town on the Rio de la Plata, directly across the river from Buenos Aires. It’s easily visited by bus via Montevideo or ferry from Buenos Aires. Walking along the river, you can see Argentina across the river.