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India Travel – Bundi Palace

Bundi is a small city, but boasts one of the most beautiful ancient palaces in India.  Bundi is still not common on the backpacking trail and I think that’s why I loved it so much.  Situated in North India in the state of Rajasthan, this picturesque spot was one of the many highlights during my […]

Photo Essay – Martin Luther King Memorial

On the third Monday of January, the United States will be celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The idea of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday was promoted by labor unions in contract negotiations. After […]

Titicaca Lake

Photo of the Day: Cerro Calvario, Copacabana

Copacabana is the main Bolivian town on the shore of Lake Titicaca, from where boats leave for Isla del Sol, the sacred Inca island. The town has a large 16th-century shrine, the Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana. Our Lady of Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia. The town is a destination for tourism […]

New York City Tours

Photo of the Day: Statue of Liberty Monument

One of the most popular things for tourists to do in New York City is visiting the Statue of Liberty. Statue of Liberty National Monument is a national monument comprising Liberty Island and Ellis Island in New York Harbor.[4] It includes the Statue of Liberty, situated on Liberty Island (40°41′24″N 74°02′44″W / 40.689978°N 74.045448°W / […]

Photo of the Day: White Christ Overlooking Cusco Peru

This photo was taken in Cusco, Peru high on the hillside overlooking the city from the ruins of Sacsayhuaman.   The Cristo Blanco (White Christ) stands 25 meters tall and was a gift from the Palestine Arabs to the people of Cusco.  At night the statue is lit and can be seen from the Plaza […]

Photo of the Day: Mitad del Mundo Ecuador

This monument is a representation the Imaginary Equatorial line and it is called the Equatorial Monument or La Mitad del Mundo (the middle of the world.)  It is said that the monument is built exactly on the latitude line 00 00′ 00.”  However, just 400 meters away from this world famous monument is a museum […]

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