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Fort Pulaski, Chatham County, GeorgiaFort PulaskiChatham County, GeorgiaFort Pulaski was constructed after the war of 1812 and because of the damage taken during the American civil war, was outmoded shortly thereafter.Andersonville national park, Macon County, GeorgiaAndersonville national parkMacon County, GeorgiaDuring the war, 45,000 prisoners were received at Andersonville prison, and of these 12,913 died. The nature of the deaths and the reasons for them...Andersonville national park, Andersonville, GeorgiaAndersonville national parkAndersonville, GeorgiaYou are looking at what would be the main body of the prison, now just a field. This field has monuments thought along with a museum on the north...Old Market, Omaha, NebraskaOld MarketOmaha, Nebraska"Omaha was a rich brew of immigrants and many brought with them a well-developed taste for hops giving rise to a half dozen local breweries in the...Core, San Diego, CaliforniaCoreSan Diego, CaliforniaEl Cortez Hotel is one of San Diego's oldest buildings. Built atop Cortez Hill in 1927, it was the tallest building in downtown until the 1960s. It...Seattle Center Monorail, Seattle, WashingtonSeattle Center MonorailSeattle, WashingtonDon't even act like you don't want to go on the Monorail. Sure it's like 3 or 4 bucks for a two minute ride. But at least you can say that you rode...Church of Nossa Senhora da Nazaré, Nazaré, PortugalChurch of Nossa Senhora da NazaréNazaré, PortugalThe Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Nazaré is an imposing church located on the hilltop O Sitio overlooking Nazaré, Portugal. According to the Legend of...Óbidos, PortugalÓbidosPortugalCastelo de Óbidos is a castle in Óbidos, Portugal. It is classified as a National Monument. The castle and wall of Óbidos, view from the west. The...Estefania, Lisbon, PortugalEstefaniaLisbon, PortugalBelem Tower: The tower was built in the early 16th century and is a prominent example of the Portuguese Manueline style,but it also incorporates...Terreiro Do Paço - Yellow Square - Lisbon - Portugal - Grand Princess Ship, Lisbon, PortugalTerreiro Do Paço - Yellow Square - Lisbon - Portugal - Grand Princess ShipLisbon, PortugalThis vast waterfront square also known as Terreiro do Paço or "the palace's square," is where the royal palace stood for over two centuries until...Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, FranceChartres CathedralChartres, FranceDon't miss the twice-daily tours offered by Malcolm Miller, who has been leading Cathedral tours here for 56 years! He spends most of the 1.5hr...Rejas, Sale, MoroccoRejasSale, MoroccoThe Almohad Sultan Yaqub al-Mansur (XII century) projected build the largest mosque in the world after the Samarra in Iraq. The works were...Deutsches Technikmuseum, Berlin, GermanyDeutsches TechnikmuseumBerlin, GermanyiPod, some years ago, called Z1. The Z1 was a mechanical computer designed by Konrad Zuse from 1935 to 1938. It was a binary electrically driven...Bacoli, ItalyBacoliItalyThe Piscina Mirabilis was a freshwater cistern on the Bacoli cliff at the western end of the Gulf of Naples, southern Italy. One of the largest...Mdina (The Silent City) Malta, Mdina, MaltaMdina (The Silent City) MaltaMdina, MaltaMdina,pronounced em-dee-nah, is a small walled city in Malta that dates back to Phoenician times. Thats 3000 years of heritage! Mdina means...Barbaros, Antalya, TurkeyBarbarosAntalya, TurkeyAttalos II,born 220 B.C. was an experienced commander and an astute statesman from the royal dynasty of the kingdom of Pergamon.He ruled for over...Caramoan, PhilippinesCaramoanPhilippinesCaramoan’s oldest church (300 yrs), St. Michael the Archangel. It is located in Tawog, Caramoan and was founded 1619 by Franciscan Missionaries....
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