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Where the Fairies Live: Dehang

This quiet village can be reached by taking a 40 minute bus from Jishou that twists and turns through karst peaks. When we arrived the few people …

European Travel

San Gimignano Italy - Tuscany Must See Tower Town

Holidays in San Gimignano Italy<p>Tuscany Must See Tower Town<p><b>San Gimignano Italy</b> is a unique town in Tuscany making a part of the <i>UNESCO World Heritage</i> …

Italy

Best Tuscany Wine - Tuscan Wine Regions and Map

Tuscany Wine Holidays<p>Best Tuscan Wines, Serving Temperature & Tips<br>Tuscany Wine Regions & Map<p>Fine Italian <b>Tuscany wine</b> is a real treat for your body …

Italy

Best Travel Books for Italy | Travel Guides

When you are planning a trip to Italy there may be hundreds of things you are interested in such as eating out in Italy restaurants, understanding …

Italy

Best Tuscany Beaches - Versilia, Livorno, Maremma, Elba, Italy

What's Your Favorite of the Tuscan Beaches -<br>Versilia Beach, Maremma Beach, Livorno or Elba?<p>Visiting <b>Tuscany beaches</b> is a fun way of discovering …

Italy

Livorno Beaches - Picturesque Bays or Rocky Coasts?

Picturesque Bays or Rocky Coast?..<p><b>Livorno beaches</b> are sometimes called the best beaches of Tuscany.<p>These wonderful and splendid beaches of Livorno …

European Travel

Travel to Tuscany? Make it Special! - Insider's Travel Guide

We Are Glad You're Here!<p>NEWS & EVENTS IN TUSCANY<p>You are planning your travel to Tuscany and looking forward to it, aren't you?<p>Imagine yourself waking …

Italy

Tuscany Itinerary for 2, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Days

Wondering what is the best Tuscany itinerary for 2, 3, 5, 7 or 10 days? Would you like some help to create your own perfect itinerary for traveling …

Italy

How to Save Money on Your Italian Vacation

01 of 06<p>Even with increasing costs and decreasing dollar value, an Italy vacation can still be affordable. Here are tips to help you save money on …

Italy

Did a Mega-Flood Doom Ancient American City of Cahokia?

Sediments reveal evidence of massive Mississippian flood around 1200 C.E.<p><b>One thousand years ago, on a floodplain of the Mississippi River near modern-day St. Louis, the massive Native American city known today as Cahokia sprang suddenly into existence. Three hundred years later it was virtually</b> …

Anthropology

Ancient 'Cultic' Temple, 10,000-Year-Old Building Discovered Outside Jerusalem (PHOTOS)

Multiple ancient artifacts, evidence of a "cultic" temple and the remains of what appears to be a rare, 10,000-year-old structure have been unearthed at an important dig site outside Jerusalem.<p>Archaeologists working for the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced the discoveries this week. The …

Archaeology

Associated Press News

10 of the World's Most Interesting Beaches

Let's face it, beaches can be beautiful, but they can also be…boring. That's why we sought out sunny places with stories to tell (the capture of …

Travel

Cooking Classes - Cookery School

Welcome<p>Benvenuti! Welcome! Thanks for visiting <b>Toscana Mia</b>’s website! Toscana Mia is a passionate venture by Simonetta & Paola to introduce you to …

Italy

going-beyond-the-crowds

Just before my first visit to Rome a friend said to me ”If you are tired of Rome, you are tired of life”. How right he was. It was love at first …

Italy

TRAVEL on Twitter: "Riomaggiore, Italy http://t.co/EqeXKmhhj5"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Rapallo Italy Travel Guide

Rapallo is the largest Italian Riviera seaside resort town. There's a picturesque castle in the sea, a small harbor and seaside promenade, pedestrian …

Italy

A Group of Maps of the Ancient Superpower of Greece

01<p>of 31<p>Mycenean Greece<p>The Mediterranean country of ancient Greece (Hellas) was composed of many individual city-states (<i>poleis</i>) that were not unified …

Ancient History

Xingjiao Temple, Ancient Chinese Buddhist Site, Faces Demolition

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China

Find out What Happened to the Ancient Maya Empire

The End of the Maya Empire:<p>In 800 A.D., the Maya Empire consisted of a number of powerful city-states spreading from southern Mexico to northern …

Ancient History

China's Ancient Lifeline - Photo Gallery

Barges long plied the 1,100-mile canal between Beijing and Hangzhou, its glittering southern terminus. Bankside revitalization includes replicas of ancient temples.<p>A fisherman loads cormorants onto his boat on Weishan Lake, which is part of the canal system. As their forebears have for more than a …

Nature

Revealing India and Pakistan’s Ancient Art and Inventions

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>(Leer en Español)<p><i>The three-day “Dialogue of Civilizations” conference in Guatemala is bringing together archaeologists studying five ancient cultures to discuss their similarities and differences and what they can tell us about human society as a whole. You can be a part of</i> …

Archaeology

Top 10 Things to Do in Shanghai

01 of 10<p>The former French Concession is a lovely part of Shanghai because, despite the fact that you're in the heart of a city with a population …

Asia Travel

Ancient Europeans Underwent Mysterious Genetic Transformation 4,500 Years Ago, Study Suggests

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 04/23/2013 11:16 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>The genetic lineage of Europe mysteriously transformed about 4,500 years ago, new research suggests.<p>The findings, detailed today (April 23) in the journal Nature Communications, were drawn from several skeletons …

Anthropology

Utah's Fossil Finds Describe an Ancient World

Once upon a time, giants roamed the planet — many of them in what is now Utah. A panel of paleontology experts describes some of the state's ancient treasures, from massive long-necked sauropods to the Utahraptor, a predator that would put those in Jurassic Park to shame.<p><b>Brian Switek,</b> Author, "My …

Archaeologists find remnants of ancient Indian village, city’s first hotel on Miami River dig

In urban archaeology, the backhoe is a time machine: Scrape away a mountain of asphalt, dirt and rock near the river in downtown Miami, and the …

Ancient Cyrus Cylinder Stirs Modern Passion and Debate

What should we do with knowledge that undermines a force for good? I attended the Cyrus Cylinder symposium at D.C.'s Freer Sackler Gallery, the artifact's first stop on a U.S. tour. It was a sunny Saturday morning, yet the hall was packed, and no one was snoozing. Rightly so, as the presenters are …

Faith

Archaeologists Uncover Hundreds of Mysterious Orbs in Ancient Temple

In news that will likely delight Apollo 11 deniers, Roswell frequenters, and Illuminati enthusiasts alike, archaeologists have discovered hundreds of …

Paranormal