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WHC List #0252 – Taj Mahal

Built as a monument to the undying love and affection the emperor Shah Jahan had for his second wife, the Taj Mahal is one of the...

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WHC List #0251 – Agra Fort

Judging by the entrance visitors usually are led through, the monumental Amar Singh Gate, this is undoubtedly a fortress – even with...

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WHC List #1338 – The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

The astronomical instruments on this site are impressive due to their 300 years of age as well as the accuracy in which they show time and...

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WHC List #0255 – Fatehpur Sikri

Imagine spending 15 years planning and building a brand new capital, only to abandon it after another 14 years. That is what the Mughal...

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WHC List #0247 – Hill Forts of Rajasthan

Rajasthan’s forts are preserved manifestations of the immense powers held by the maharajahs of the Rajput kingdoms from the 8th...

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WHC List #0233 – Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi

The tallest brick minaret in the world was built as a victory tower after 1192 and developed during the next centuries until it reached...

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WHC List #0232 – Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

There are several important structures within this large complex but none as impressive as the mighty tomb of Humayun, the second emperor...

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VIDEO – Faroe Islands

Views of the beautiful scenery on the Faroe Islands are only interrupted by quaint villages set inside bays under towering cliffs and...

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Sandalsand is using WordPress as a blogging platform and content management system – and so are 60 million websites across the...

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The seabird colonies at Røst

We are going on a boat trip to the large bird cliffs at Røst. There we will encounter mighty nature, majestic eagles, colourful...

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Røst lies at the extreme edge of Lofoten, Norway

Whoever sets foot on Røst will only have the mighty ocean on all sides. On the other hand you get around on your feet or bicycle,...

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Pietro Querini’s amazing journey

Pietro Querini is the Venetian nobleman who in the early summer of 1431 in Chania, Crete embarks on a ship loaded with wine and spices,...

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VIDEO – Poland – The Malbork Castle

The Castle of Malbork was built by knights of the Teutonic Order in the late 13th century. They withdrew here after having fought as...

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WHC List #0847 – Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

It took an extreme amount of red bricks to create this massive complex, the world’s largest of its kind. The UNESCO World Heritage...

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