24 February 2019

Roadside Attractions

Plymouth Rock

Plymouth Rock (Plymouth, Massachusetts)

Plymouth Rock is the site of disembarkation of the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony in 1620. It is most likely that the Plymouth Pilgrims did not take their first step onto the rock simply because

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  • The Charles Bridge (Karlův most) is one of the places where pictures do no justice compared to standing there and taking in the breathtaking views.  With historic and beautiful architecture on both sides of the ...
  • While nearly every person walking the planet can now look at their wrist or in their pocket to discover the time, it was not always that way.  In fact, there was a time not that ...
  • The London Arch of Victoria, Australia
    The London Arch, previously known as London Bridge in the Port Campbell National Park of Victoria, Australia is a unique and beautiful geological feature that occurs in many places around the world but at this ...
  • Less than 10 kilometers from the bustling city of Manaus in northern Brazil, the Meeting of the Waters (Encontro das Águas) is a confluence between two Amazon River tributaries, the Rio Negro and the Rio Solimões. ...

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

  • Thermal Springs of Pamukkale
    Made of white limestone and travertine terraces, the thermal springs in the Denizili Province of southwestern Turkey are the world’s most famous hot springs.  Since classical antiquity people have been drawn to the thermal springs ...
  • Temple of Heaven
    Located in southern Beijing, The Temple of Heaven was first constructed in 1420 in the 18th year of the reign of Ming emperor Yongle.  The Temple of Heaven was extended and renovated during the reigns ...
  • Established by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on 1 March, 1872, Yellowstone National Park was the first National Park in the United States.  Located in Wyoming, Montana, and ...
  •   The Statue of Liberty (French: La Liberté éclairant le monde), was a gift to the United States from the people of France and was dedicated on 28, October, 1886. The statue itself is technically called ...

Bridges

Historic Landmarks

Amazing Sculptures

Historic Landmark

Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)

The Washington Monument is an obelisk on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, the first President of the United States and once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.  Due east of

The Closing Era
Colorado

The Closing Era (Denver, Colorado)

Designed by Preston Powers, son of nationally famous sculptor Hiram Powers, “The Closing Era” at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver depicts a Native American triumphantly standing over a fallen bison. The artwork was created

The Gateway Arch through red leafed trees
Historic Landmark

The Gateway Arch (St. Louis, Missouri)

St. Louis, Missouri, located along the western bank of the Mississippi River on the border with Illinois is home to the tallest manmade arch in the world.  The Gateway Arch is a 630 foot (192m)

The Little Mermaid
Art

The Little Mermaid (Copenhagen, Denmark)

The Little Mermaid (Den lille Havfrue) is a 1.25 metres (4.1 ft) tall, 175 kilogram (385 lb) bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, at the water’s edge along the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen, Denmark. With more than a million