Tag Archives: UNESCO

The Stilt Fishermen of Weligama Bay and Galle Fort

February 9 ~ Weligama Bay, Sri Lanka Weligama Bay Weligama means Sandy Village. Colorful outriggers and fishing boats can be seen off the coastline. This is also a great place for both experienced and beginner surfers with lessons available. The … Continue reading

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Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Market, Home Visit

February 4th~ Kandy, Sri Lanka Today is Independence Day in Sri Lanka and a national holiday to commemorate the country’s political independence from British rule in 1948. Flags are displayed everywhere. This is the equivalent to the 4th of July in … Continue reading

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Golden Temple of Dambulla

February 3rd ~ Dambulla Golden Temple of Dambulla Dambulla is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

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SIGIRIYA~ UNESCO World Heritage Site and so much more

February 2nd ~ Sigiriya, Sri Lanka Sigiriya Rock Fortress  Sitting atop a massive rock, formed by an extinct volcano that soars above the surrounding jungle, are the ruins of an ancient royal palace. Often billed as the 8th Wonder of the … Continue reading

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POLONNARUVA: UNESCO World Heritage Site

February 1st ~ Polonnaruva, Sri Lanka On the way to our next destination, we stopped briefly to watch workers husk coconuts. They are not paid for their labor, but are giving a percentage of the coconuts so that they can … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Taos Pueblo, a World Heritage Site

May 20th ~ Taos, NM I woke up at 3:30 this morning with a loud bang, the RV shaking violently and a rather un-lady like “Oh Shit”. The wind was howling. I got up and went to the bathroom, and … Continue reading

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NEW MEXICO: Chaco Culture National Historical Park

My 14th ~ New Mexico Up until about a week ago, I had never heard of Chaco Culture National Historical Park. When I ask if anyone had suggestions to add to our itinerary, this was brought up, in fact, more … Continue reading

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How to spend a long weekend at Rocky Mountain National Park – Part 1

May 25th – 28th ~ Estes Park, Colorado ~ Memorial Day Weekend Finding a spot for two RV’s, relatively last-minute over a holiday weekend, at a popular National Park, with a view of water, is not an easy task. We … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain

January 14th ~ Rio de Janeiro This was to be our last full day in Brazil and we still had some “must see” places left to visit. 

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Iguazu Falls – From the Argentina Side

January 12th We had both our Intrepid guide and a local guide today for our excursion to see the Argentina side of Iguazu Falls. Both were in agreement that an early start was a necessity in order to beat the … Continue reading

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