Monthly Archives: December 2007

The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Austria

     Austria is a country which, during the time of the Holy Roman Empire, was the center of Western Civilization. Its low point was the defeat of Nazi Germany, of which Austria was a part, at the end of World … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Germany

     Germany is a wonderful country to visit. Besides a long history and a distinctive heritage, the German people are extremely efficient and the country runs like clockwork. There are many sights for the tourist, but my choices as the … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Spain

     Spain is another European country with a long and distinguished history. Spain, however, differs from some of these other countries in the region because of its Moorish heritage. Since Spain was under Moorish rule for many years, there are … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Italy

      Italy is a country with a rich heritage, especially in the Arts. After all, the Renaissance was born here. Additionally, the Roman Empire was, for most of its history, headquartered in Rome. Also, within the confines of Italy is … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of France

     My choice of the Seven Man-Made Wonders of France includes some incredible structures that have endured for centuries as well as some more recent attractions. Look for the photo album, to follow, which pictorially represents these masterpieces.         … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-made Wonders of England

         Much has been made, recently, about the "New Seven Wonders of the World." Well, I have decided that there are many man-made wonders around the globe, so many that there should probably be a list for each country. So, … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-made Wonders of the USA

      Much has been made, recently, about the "New Seven Wonders of the World." Well, I have decided that there are many man-made wonders around the globe, so many that there should probably be a list for each country. So, … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 12 – Robert Thomas Allen

    Again, someone I am not familiar with, Robert Thomas Allen said,               "Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting."       I’m not actually sure what this man means, but I suppose Mr Allen … Continue reading

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Great Shopping Around the World

     The following is a an annotated list of some of the world’s best shopping venues, especially for all those women out there who can’t get enough.         United States                     1. New York City – Fifth Avenue … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 11 – Annie Sophie Swetchine

    Annie Sophie Swetchine, whoever she is, once said,               "Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones."       Now here is someone who is definitely anti-travel. I would almost tend … Continue reading

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