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The Crazy Horse Memorial: Larger Than Life in South Dakota

The Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota and the remarkable story of the famous Sioux war chief and the hard work of sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski.
Tags: Travel, United States, South Dakota, SIOUX, Historic Travel


Sierra Leone: Surprising New Travel Destination

Sierra Leone, after decades of war and strife, opens its arms to tourists who can enjoy unique wildlife experiences, history tours and tasty cuisine.
Tags: Travel, Hiking, Africa, Sierra Leone, FREETOWN, Outdoor Adventure, Historic Travel


Brabant Remembers: a Look at the Past Through a Modern Lens

Brabant Remembers. Towns in the Netherlands remember the terrible events of World War II, and a new collaboration created an app to hear what it was like.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Netherlands, Wwii, Brabant, Historic Travel, Modern Lens


The Tangled Cultures of Goa, India

The smallest state in India, Goa is a melange of Hindu, Roman Catholic, and Muslim cultures. Staying at small local hotels and soaking it all in.
Tags: Travel, Asia, India, Goa, Destinations, Goa India, India Goa, Historic Travel


Bologna: The Crossroads of Italy

Bologna, the Crossroads of Italy. A visit to this bustling university city preserving classic films at Cineteca di Bologna and restored Fountain of Neptune.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Italy, Opera, Bologna, Ruins, Historic Travel, Cineteca, Classic Film


Herefordshire and the Wye Valley in Central England

Hereford is more than a cathedral, ancient documents, and a breed of beef-cattle. It’s a city in the county of Herefordshire England, 16-miles from Wales.
Tags: Travel, Europe, England, Hereford, Destinations, Herefordshire, Central England, Wye Valley, Herefordshire England, Historic Travel


Paris: A Fabulous Chapel You Might Have Never Heard Of

Paris: Sainte-Chapelle is a royal chapel in the Gothic style, in the medieval Palais de la Cité. It's a fantastic place to visit for its impressive windows.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Cathedral, Paris, Sainte Chapelle, Historic Travel, Palais de la Cité


Paris: A Fabulous Chapel You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Paris: Sainte-Chapelle is a royal chapel in the Gothic style, in the medieval Palais de la Cité. It's a fantastic place to visit for its impressive windows.
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Cathedral, Paris, Sainte Chapelle, Historic Travel, Palais de la Cité


Literary Landscapes: Charting the Worlds of Classic Literature

Literary Landscapes; examining the inherent geography, location, and terrain of loved literary work. Excerpt about LM Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables.
Tags: Travel, Canada, Travel Books, Anne Of Green Gables, Anne, LM Montgomery, Prince Edward Island, Historic Travel


Mexico: The Land of Volcanoes

Puebla, Mexico. A visit to the famous volcanoes Popocatépetl and the Murals of Cacaxtla, visiting Puebla Mexico and ancient sites from Aztec era.
Tags: Travel, Mexico, North America, Puebla, Destinations, Popocatépetl, Puebla Mexico, Historic Travel, Cacaxtla


Ipswich, MA: A Town Made Famous by the Humble Clam

Ipswich, Massachusetts. This north shore town is a full of historic homes, Crane's Beach, and of course the Clam Box and other purveyors of Ipswich Clams.
Tags: Travel, Massachusetts, United States, Ipswich, New England, Destinations, Crane, Historic Travel, Ipswich Massachusetts This


Ipswich, MA: Crane Beach, Famous Clams, Long History

Ipswich, Massachusetts. This north shore town is a full of historic homes, Crane's Beach, and of course the Clam Box and other purveyors of Ipswich Clams.
Tags: Travel, Massachusetts, United States, Ipswich, New England, Destinations, Crane, Historic Travel, Crane Beach Famous Clams Long History, Ipswich Massachusetts This


Delphi Greece: Visiting the Ancient Oracle's Site

The Splendor of ancient and new Delphi, Greece By Gary Van Haas Lord Byron once said, "God may have made heaven and earth, but it was the ancient Greeks who created Delphi." High in the breathtaking slopes, just below the majestic regions of mighty Mt Parnassos, lies the small mountain enclave of Delphi, one of […]
Tags: Travel, Europe, Greece, Destinations, Delphi, Historic Travel, Delphi Greece, Gary Van Haas Lord Byron, Delphi High, Mt Parnassos


Vibrant, Historic Hudson Valley, New York

Hudson Valley, New York State. Exploring the area filled with craft breweries, wineries, historic sites like Bannerman's Castle, and dining on Main St.
Tags: Travel, New York, Hiking, Destinations, Hudson River, Hudson Valley, Bannerman, Historic Travel, Hudson Valley New York, Travel By Train, Hudson Valley New York State Exploring


West Virginia: Historic Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry WV is famous for being the place where John Brown hid out and the site of the nation's second armory. The Appalachian Trail runs through town.
Tags: Travel, West Virginia, United States, Destinations, Appalachian Trail, John Brown, Harpers Ferry, Historic Travel


Massachusetts National Parks - A Guide for a Summer Road Trip

Massachusetts is home to several national parks that range from the sandy Cape Cod National Seashore to historical sites at Minute Man National Park
Tags: Travel, Hiking, Massachusetts, United States, National Parks, Cape Cod National Seashore, Outdoor Adventure, Historic Travel, Massachusetts National Parks A Guide


Georgia's Contributions to the US Civil Rights Trail

The addition of Georgia to the US Civil Rights Trail has added eleven important sites that help tell the story of the Civil Rights Movement in the US.
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Georgia, History, United States, Museums, Mlk, Civil Rights, Civil rights movement, Albany, Destinations, Midway, Alternative Travel, Historic Travel, US Civil Rights Trail


The House where Lee Harvey Oswald Stayed

In a modest house in Irving, Texas, JFK's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, lived quietly with his wife and daughter and Ruth Paine. You can visit Paine's house.
Tags: Travel, Texas, United States, Museums, House, Jfk, Irving, Lee Harvey Oswald, Paine, Historic Travel, Irving Texas JFK, Ruth Paine You


Brno, Czech Republic: Sleeping in a Shelter

Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, has a bunker left over from World War II that you can visit and learn history or even sleep in!
Tags: Travel, Europe, Features, Czech Republic, Brno, Brno Czech Republic, Historic Travel


Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin Estate

Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's private residence, is a mix of whimsy and pure genius. A tour of Taliesin in Spring Green Wisconsin, which is now a museum.
Tags: Travel, Features, United States, Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin, Spring Green Wisconsin, Lloyd Wright, Historic Travel, Wisconsin Estate


Denmark's Most Famous Castle: Kronborg

Kronborg Castle in Helsingor is the most famous castle in Denmark, and was immortalized by Shakespeare's Hamlet. Touring the castle and the surrounding town, and taking a coffee break in the fine restaurant at the castle.
Tags: Travel, Europe, Denmark, Shakespeare, Helsingor, Kronborg, Kronborg Castle, Historic Travel, Helsingnor


Four Dazzling Monasteries in Southwest Germany

Southwest Germany is blessed with dozens of monasteries, castles, and lush gardens. Take a tour of four of the best--Alpirsbach, Wiblingen, Maulbronn and Salem Palace. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Europe, Germany, Historic Travel, Monasteries, Southwest Germany, Alpirsbach Wiblingen Maulbronn, Salem Palace


Jordan's Striking Petra: Truly Unforgettable

Petra is a stunning ancient site that everyone should see once in their lifetimes. It's located in the desert of Jordan, and guarded over by Bedouins, who take tourists up to see the spectacular... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Front Page, Middle East, Jordan, Petra, Historic Travel


China: The Earthen Fortresses of the Hakka

The Hakka, Earthen fortresses found in Yongding County, Fujian Province, China, are an incredible sight to behold: Hundreds of tulous are scattered across the countryside of several counties in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Asia, China, Front Page, Destinations, Historic Travel, Hakka, Yongding County Fujian Province China


Belfast: From The Titanic to “GOT,” Northern Ireland’s Hottest Spot

Head to Belfast in Northern Ireland, home to the Titantic and the "Game of Thrones" set. The tourism boom happening there makes the city an interesting spot to take your next vacation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Europe, Hotels, Front Page, Northern Ireland, Titanic, Game Of Thrones, Belfast, Destinations, Historic Travel


Udaipur, India: Home of the City Palace

Udaipur India is considered by some to be the Venice of the East, it features an elaborate four century-old Palace, a huge statue of Chetak – the horse of Maharana Pratap, and Taj Lake Palace– a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Asia, India, Front Page, Venice, Destinations, East, Udaipur, Udaipur India, Maharana Pratap, Historic Travel, Taj Lake Palace


India: Exploring the World of the Mughal Empire in Delhi

Visiting parts of the ancient Mughal empire in New Delhi, India, including Humayan’s Tomb, the Red Fort, and other monuments to this great era of history. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Asia, India, Front Page, Delhi, New Delhi India, Red Fort, Historic Travel, Humayan


Teohuatican and Xochimilco: Two Fantastic Day Trips in Mexico

Two memorable day trips from Mexico City, Teohuatican Pyramid complex and the water gardens of Xochomilco, which offer history and relaxation for visitors. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Mexico, Features, Xochimilco, Historic Travel, Xochomilco


Paris: Following the Trail of the Writers of the ’20s

In Paris of the 1920s, many American writers made history and lived on Paris' Left Bank. A tour of many of the same cafes that writers flocked to back then. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Europe, France, Paris, Destinations, Paris Left Bank, Historic Travel


Ibiza: More Than Just A Party Island

In 1999 UNESCO declared Ibiza a World Heritage Site because of the island's cultural diversity and historic value. Discover these four must-see sites. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Travel, Europe, Spain, Front Page, Unesco, Ibiza, Destinations, Historic Travel



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