A museum within the great Library of Alexandria examines the life and role of the late Egyptian leader.
Ian Cook shares a visit to an interesting structure from Scotland. Built on the site of an old castle after the Jacobite uprising, the Ruthven Barricks are imposing and offers wonderful panoramic views!
Professor Abe's travels in Central India continue, this week in Aurangabad where he finds (among other travel gems) an amazing replica of the iconic Taj Mahal, a nice assortment of surviving historic city gates, and Aurangabad Caves, rock-cut Buddhist temples dating from the 6th and 7th century.
DrFumblefinger visits St Peter's Church in the Fort district of Colombo. It is one of the oldest christian churches in the country.
The giant cruise line adds a popular tourism attraction in Skagway, Alaska, and plans to expand port facilities as well.
Professor Abe visits a famous Hermitage, site of Spain's largest religious pilgrimage. Be sure to read the story behind the photos.
Professor Abe's journey in central India continues, this week with a stop in beautiful Mandu, with visits to palaces, stepwells and monuments. Be sure you follow the good professor's travels!
Some more fascinating images from Ian Cook's visit to the ruins of the Lownathwaite Lead Mine, Gunnerside Gill, Swaledale, North Yorkshire.
Gumbo was visiting the fascinating and well preserved mosaics at Villa Romana del Casale, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Sicily. The Villa houses the best preserved collections of Roman mosaics in the world.
Professor Abe's journey to Central India continues with stops in the Bhopal area. Lots to see here, including several UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Join Marilyn Jones on a visit to a 1500-year-old monastery that keeps alive the traditions of Coptic Christianity.
Dr. Jon shares an iconic image from southern Wales as today's Pic of the Day.
Ian Cook presents another of the fascinating old lead mines and smelts, this one the Blakethwaite Lead Mine, Gunnerside Gill, Swaledale, in North Yorkshire
Professor Abe visits the town of Orchha in Central India, including its impressive Raja Mahal and Jahangir Mahal palaces.
Professor Abe shares the magnificent sights of Gwalior, including some magnificent temples and palaces.