Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Japan

     Japan is an ancient country with much to offer the tourist. Probably the majority of sites are religious in nature, although there are some modern structures which deserve mention.  Here is my list of the top seven, to be … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Peru

    Peru is an important country in South America. It is not only the source of the Amazon River, the world’s largest, but it was also the center of the Inca civilization, perhaps the most advanced pre-Columbian civilization in the … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Central America

    Central America is a collection of seven (7) small countries whose historic past is closed tied with native american populations such the aztecs. There are numerous ruins scattered in the jungles which attest to this fact. However, there are … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Brazil

    Brazil is another country, like the USA and Canada, which is blessed with numerous natural wonders. However, it also has some significant man-made structures as well. See my list below.        1. Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Rio … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Russia

    Russia, although the largest country in the world, is largely unpopulated except for its western section, nearest Europe. As a result of its very isolated areas, all of the countries man-made wonders are found in its far west. They … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Australia

    Australia, though recognized as a country with great natural beauty, also has its share of man-made wonders. Here is a list of them. Look for my photo album which will follow shortly.        1. Sydney Opera House, Sydney. Completed … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Egypt

    Egypt is most often associated with the Egyptian Civilization which thrived from about 3000 BC to 100 BC. Thankfully, there are many reminders of this era still available to the traveler. Along the Nile River, the longest in the … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Mexico

     Mexico was home to a number of Pre-Columbian civilizations that have left remains of their sophisticated and rich cultures for modern travelers to appreciate. Thus there are a number of fantastic sites which recall these ancient times. Since the … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of Thailand

    Thailand, fomerly Siam, is an extremely interesting southeast Asian country which is taking great pains to preserve its past glory. Bangkok, in particular, contains a wealth of structures which exemplify this Buddhist country. Check out my choices for the … Continue reading

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The Seven Man-Made Wonders of the Czech Republic

    The Czech Republic, only recently opened to the world from its long-time position behind the Iron Curtain, is rich in cultural and historical treasures. Its capital, Prague, has become a major tourist destination and has fomented the appreciation of … Continue reading

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