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Know Everything About Goa Travel Information

Abhishek Mathur ·
Why Goa? India is one of the countries which have always fascinated different countries. Some invade it while some ruled it. Some brought blunders to this heritage country while some others made such wonders which made their names immortal with their works. The state of Goa is part of India and is situated at the west coast of the country. The state is rich with the Portuguese’s culture, heritage and history. Goa and the Tourism Goa is listed among the best tourist destinations in India.
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In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

PortMoresby ·
After a visit to William Morris’s Kelmscott Manor, PortMoresby crosses the River Thames to visit Buscot Park, with a stunning room dedicated to a Pre-Raphaelite painter and, unexpectedly, warriors in the garden.
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Finding Nature in England: New Forest National Park

Kirsten Hines ·
Kirsten Hines' series on exploring Nature in England concludes, with a stop at a National Park that requires her to rethink what "national park" actually means in this long settled and farmed landscape.
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National Trust: More like 'Heir B&B'

PHeymont ·
Britain's National Trust adds a new listing to its collection of rentable vacation spaces in historic buildings.
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The Many Lives of Brooklyn's Industry City

PHeymont ·
PHeymont visits a Brooklyn phoenix. After 125 years, the the world's first integrated industrial park and transport park lives on.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 15, 2015: Time out of joint

PHeymont ·
  Time seems to have taken a break on this clock which tops the historic 1680 Skogaholm manor house at Stockholm's Skansen outdoor museum and park. And that's not a bad idea for visitors, either. Skansen, which first opened on one of Stockholm's...
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World Class Shoe Museum In Small Swiss Town

Travel Rob ·
Generations of Bally's collected shoes and they are on display in Schönenwerd, Switzerland.  Bally is  a 164-year-old fashion and leather goods brand best known for its shoes. The museum is in a 18th century manor...
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Animal Interaction Experiences in Africa

Hayden Myers (Guest) ·
Hayden Myers shares some unique suggestions on opportunities to interact with the large animals of Africa -- in their home environments!
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Stockholm opens new nature reserve

PHeymont ·
Stockholm adds its 10th nature reserve, which includes forest lands and islands near Lake Malaren.
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Not-So-Hidden Gems in Historic Lewisburg

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie Kalina-Metzger shares some of the travel treasures she discovered while visiting Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Grand Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

DrFumblefinger ·
We visit the Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. Situated in the heart of the tea growing region of the country, the cooler climate of the region was popular with the English who lived here during the 19th century. The Grand Hotel itself is a beautiful relic of the period of British Colonial rule on the island.
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May 15, 2018: Babylonstoren, a South African Treasure

Marilyn Jones ·
Join Marilyn Jones for a visit to a historic garden and a lunch featuring its produce.
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Finding Reiner #7: Shrapnel & Bones

HistoryDigger ·
    Paweł and I are back in his little red car on one-lane Polish roads behind tractors. Google Maps underestimates our driving time, and we’re going nowhere fast. Nothing fazes Paweł though, and he's ready with cameras for any kind of...
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Iquitos Jungle Tour

eluxton ·
Iquitos, a surprisingly large town in the very heart of the Amazon rainforest in Peru, is one of the biggest cities in the world that’s unreachable by road. We had sailed down the Amazon river from Colombia to reach it, and now found ourselves...
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Abbotsbury, Dorset: Quiet reminder of turbulent times

PHeymont ·
A quiet village in Dorset has a turbulent history under its quiet appearance.
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Harbottle Castle, Northumberland

Ian Cook ·
Harbottle Castle is a ruined medieval castle in the village of Harbottle, Northumberland. The present castle was built about 1160.
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Vicksburg's McRaven House has history...and ghosts!

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones visits a historic house in three parts from three eras...each with its own tale of supernatural visitors.
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Looking for a secluded beach? Buy an island!

PHeymont ·
A 140+ acre Mediterranean island just off Menorca is for sale, complete with beaches, boathouse, jetty and history.
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William Morris at Home: Kelmscott Manor

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby returns to the story of Arts & Crafts Movement giant, William Morris and visits his retreat in England’s Cotswolds.
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PortMoresby in England

PortMoresby ·
Along the Thames Path November 26, 2016: Hampton Court Palace to Ham House December 3, 2016: Ham House & Garden December 10, 2016: Richmond to Kew December 17, 2016: Kew Palace December 24, 2016: Kew Gardens William Morris, Oxford and the Cotswolds...and London December 31, 2016: William Morris at Home, Red House January 7, 2017: A Day in Oxford January 14, 2017: William Morris at Home, Kelmscott Manor January 21, 2017: An English Garden Gallery, Hidcote January 28, 2017: An English...
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William Morris at Home: Red House

PortMoresby ·
PortMoresby leaves the Thames Path and visits William Morris’s Red House, a milestone in the Arts & Crafts Movement in England.
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A Day in Oxford

PortMoresby ·
On her way to the Cotswolds from London, PortMoresby makes an overnight stop In Oxford.
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An English Garden Gallery: Hidcote

PortMoresby ·
With a week to spend in the Cotswolds, PortMoresby returns to a place she’s been before, Hidcote Manor Garden in Gloucestershire.
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An English Garden Gallery: Kiftsgate Court

PortMoresby ·
After spending the morning at its neighbor, Hidcote Manor Garden, PortMoresby moves on to another award-winning Cotswold garden, Kiftsgate Court.
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Must See Tourist Attractions When You Are On A Trip To Tibet

tibettriphub ·
Tibet is much more than Everest base camp , all you need to do is brace yourself for some adventure and take the ride across this amazing roof of the world. Here is a list that you may like to go through, in this write-up we are taking up the attractions on a regional basis: 1. Lhasa Tourist Sites: The capital of this place, it is one of the most spectacular sites with a snow plateau at its base and best sunrises on the top. It is the city of sunlight as it enjoys longest sunrises than any...
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A Small Taste of Regent's Park, London

PHeymont ·
Views from a brief walk in one of London's premier parks, but leaving so much more to explore and enjoy.
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North Yorkshire Churches: History within (and without)

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter takes us on a tour of some of the many ancient churches of North Yorkshire, revealing a colourful history often spanning many eras.
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Markenfield Hall, North Yorkshire

Paul Hunter Landscape Tog ·
Paul Hunter visits Markenfield Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire. It is a lovely medieval moated manor house first mentioned in the Domesday book of 1086.
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Jarlshof: A Microcosm of Shetland History

PHeymont ·
Just off the end of Shetland's main airport, Jarlshof shows signs of life in the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages as well as Pictish, Viking and Scottish peoples
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Agecroft Hall and Gardens, Virginia

George G. ·
George G shares a visit to beautiful Ashcroft Hall, a Tudor manor house which is more than 500 years old. It was built in England, purchased by an American, disassembled and later reconstructed in Virginia.
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Discover the Texas Hill Country

Michelle Carr ·
The Texas Hill Country is like holy ground for people who need an escape from their fast-paced lives. Michelle Carr offers us her favorite places to See, Eat and Stay.
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Edlingham Castle, Northumberland

Ian Cook ·
Once a simple manor house, and then a fortified castle, and in its later days a source of stone for other buildings, Edlingham today is a preserved reminder of its past.
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Blickling Estate, Norfolk

Ian Cook ·
A pyramid in Norfolk? Ian Cook shares the story and some beautiful winter landscapes of the estate.
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Re: Markenfield Hall, North Yorkshire

Marilyn Jones ·
I would love to visit this manor house! Beautiful photos!!
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Re: In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

PortMoresby ·
For the first time, Edward Burne-Jones Briar Rose paintings will leave Buscot Park, the house for which they were painted, to join others of the artists works at the Tate Britain gallery, London, from October until February 2019. Read the whole story here .
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Re: In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

DrFumblefinger ·
Another great home and gardens, great story and great photos to wrap it all together! You have an unusual gift for sharing your love of these elegant places, PortMoresby. Thanks again!
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Re: In the Cotswolds: Buscot Park

PortMoresby ·
Thanks for saying so, DrF. Stay tuned, one of my all-time favorites next Saturday.
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Learning about the Past in Historic Fredericksburg, Virginia

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie shares some highlights of a visit to Fredericksburg, Virginia, a unique and historic destination
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History Lesson: Delaware's Brandywine Valley

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie shares some of the delightful and interesting sites on a visit to the Brandywine Valley in Delaware.
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Philipse Manor Hall: Colonial History on Display

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L visits a historic site in Yonkers, New York, with strong links to colonial history
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Lenoir Nature Preserve—A beautiful walk in an urban park

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L travels to the city of Yonkers for a walk in nature.
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A Stroll on Beacon Hill, Boston

PHeymont ·
On a cold winter day, PHeymont takes a walk in one of Boston's iconic neighborhoods.
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Chipping Campden, England

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting Chipping Campden, one of the best preserved towns in the Cotswold.
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New Hope—One of America's Favorite Towns

Stephanie Kalina-Metzger ·
Stephanie shares some of the delights experienced during her visit to New Hope, Pennsylvania
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Master Lock

PHeymont ·
Master Lock
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Philadelphia Museum of Art

PHeymont ·
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is worth a long look, both for its collections and its massive building.
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Radovljica's Medieval Old Town, Slovenia

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger is charmed by the well-preserved Medieval core of Radovlijica, Slovenia.
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Empire Mine State Historical Park

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L explores California's gold mining history at Empire Mine State Park
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Finding the 'Secret Attractions'

Marilyn Jones ·
Marilyn Jones shares tips on a guidebook series that goes well past the usual attractions.
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Cockington Green, Australian Capital Territory

Barry Barford ·
Barry Barford discovers a worldwide community in miniature that he had missed until now.
 
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