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UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 12 Sep 2018 | By laurendiet | Views [180]

Durham Cathedral was built in the 1093-1133 and with additions until 1490. It was built to house the relics of St cuthbert after the repeated viking attacks at Lindidfarne. It was named a world heritage site in 1986. Its been used in several films, including ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, durham, history

Day 9

HAITI | Wed, 16 Nov 2016 | By jessicainhaiti | Views [417]

  Day 9-  City tour and relaxing day   I wake up to hearing the girls get ready for the day. Shani and I are in one bunk bed, me on bottom, Donna and Tiffany in another bunk. Emily is sharing a room with another volunteer, Sheila.... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, cemetery, city tour, haiti, hinche

Vienna & Bratislava

SLOVAKIA | Fri, 3 Jul 2015 | By dohnster | Views [473]

Greetings from a ferry off the Dalmatian coast! Me and my new travel gal pal Kirsty, who hails from Leicester, England, have been travelling together now for about 4 days after we met in Zagreb and realized we were taking the same route down to Greece.... Read more >

Tags: bratisalva, castle, cathedral, danube, vienna

Saturday, Sunday, Southwark

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 21 Jan 2014 | By cfleisch10 | Views [560]

I haven't been updating because, clearly, I have been spending every free minute walking aimlessly around London. Well, not aimlessly. I always start out with a plan! Take this Saturday, for instance. I took the tube to Southwark, down along the Thames ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, england, globe, guildhall, london, ruins, southwark, st. pauls, tate, uk

Harmony in Diversity

INDONESIA | Fri, 19 Apr 2013 | By travellingandi | Views [241]

“One word, one dream Many flowers, one garden. Many stars, one sky. Many colors, one race. Many religions, one God. “ Mr. James Poon, ASEAN UNESCO Coordinator.           ... Read more >

Tags: a journey to god’s houses the third day was jo, balines, cathedral, church

Sorrento to Siena

ITALY | Mon, 1 Apr 2013 | By swinginggirl | Views [1564]

Our last day in Sorrento, we actually had to add a day to our hotel stay just so we could see the town we were actually staying in. It poured rain. We decided to visit the intarsia museum (inlaid wood), as Sorrento is known for its extremely high quality ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, intarsia, siena, sorrento, stripes

The magnificent Moscow Kremlin

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wed, 7 Nov 2012 | By treefrog | Views [3023]

  Moscow Kremlin!! The  Moscow Kremlin  is a symbol of the RussianState, one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world, a treasure house of magnificent relics and monuments of art. I delayed my visit to the ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, janaline smalman, kremlin, moscow, photography, russia, travel

Varvarka the oldest church filled street in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sun, 21 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [1355]

Ulitsa Varvarka, in Afrikaans this would mean street pig. So naturally when I read this I just had to go down this street. My first but definitely not last walk down this historical street was on this lovely sunny day in May with my friend Yve. ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, church, janaline smalman, moscow, photography, russia, travel

Russian Butter festival in snow covered Suzdal

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Wed, 10 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [2136]

My British friend Yve arrived in Moscow during February 2011 to join me for work in Russia!!! For her first official weekend here we went on an excursion to Suzdal for “ Maslenitsa” the Butter Festival. Suzdal is one of the oldest ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, festival, goose fight, janaline smalman, monastery, russia, snow, suzdal, travel

Snow covered Saint Petersburg

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Mon, 8 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [1615]

  Every year I go somewhere special for my birthday and in 2011 I decided to celebrate my birthday in mystical St Petersburg for a weekend. Who wouldn’t plan a weekend get away to a place where it’s windy, snowing and -28 degrees ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, icicles, janaline smalman, russia, saint petersburg, snow, travel

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Mon, 1 Oct 2012 | By treefrog | Views [815]

I walked along the river from the Kremlin and was greeted by one of the most imposing and controversial buildings in Russia, the resurrected Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. It was originally commissioned after the defeat of Napoleon ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, janaline smalman, moscow, russia, travel

Izmaylovo Russian market and fur hats

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Fri, 28 Sep 2012 | By treefrog | Views [4195]

Izmaylovo market in the East of Moscow with its huge collection of souvenirs and Russian memorabilia is a must on a weekend! I have spent many weekends walking around here and exploring every nook and cranny of the market and its surrounding ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, izmaylovo, janaline smalman, market, moscow, russia, travel, vodka

How amazing to explore St Basils Cathedral!!

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Tue, 12 Jun 2012 | By treefrog | Views [1380]

The first week I was in Moscow I had to explore the red square and my wonderings took me into St Basils Cathedral (with its ice-cream coloured onion domes), the Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat.   I read that ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, janaline smalman, moscow, red square, russia, st basils, travel

Photos: Dublin, Ireland

IRELAND | Sat, 8 Oct 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery

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Tags: castle, cathedral, church, dublin, generator hostel, guinness, ireland, st. patrick

Exploring Aachen

GERMANY | Sun, 10 Jul 2011 | By drmitch | Views [1121]

Despite oversleeping and running late I still managed to make the 11am train to Aachen, which is only an hour’s trip towards the border of Germany. I managed to navigate my way to my hotel (no hostels in Aachen and I stupidly ... Read more >

Tags: aachen, cathedral, devils thumb, fountains

Exploring Valencia

SPAIN | Sun, 10 Oct 2010 | By drmitch | Views [643]

Another big day of walking, starting with a visit to La Lonja de la Seda, another UNESCO World Heritage Site for being one of the most stunning, most important and best preserved examples of Late Gothic architecture in entire Europe. After wandering ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, holy grail, la lonja, science museum, valencia

New country, new adventure!

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 3 Oct 2010 | By drmitch | Views [593]

With another month of work under my belt and the weather starting to turn colder in the UK I decided it was time to go in search of sunnier skies. I’d booked in an Intrepid Active trip with a couple of friend starting in mid-October and had a couple ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, cathedral, la rambla, monjuic, naked man, olympic stadium, spain

Tudo bem en Rio de Janeiro (Part 2)

BRAZIL | Sat, 22 Nov 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [2210]

Installed in new room and now with the prospect of decent sleep it was time to get out there and see a bit of the town. Normally we would be the last to go on one of these “city tours” that are organised by the hostel but because we didn't know our ... Read more >

Tags: attempted robbery, cable car, cathedral, jesus, missionary, stadium, sugar loaf


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