Australian icons Uluru and Kata Tjuta

The rusty orange-red colour of Uluru and Kata Tjua, which is particularly striking in low sunlight, is due to surface oxidation of its iron-bearing minerals The Uluru rock, one of the world's largest monoliths and also one of the most recognizable natural landmarks on earth,...

Memory of the World: Biblioteca Malatestiana

Biblioteca Malatestiana - Photo: Asgeir Pedersen, Heredajo
Biblioteca Malatestiana in Cesena in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy was created by Malatesta Novello, the last lord of Cesena. It is situated in the wing of the San Francesco Monastery in the centre of the town. It was completed around 1450. The Malatesta Library...

The spirit of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure
The Abbey is part of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela World Heritage Situated in the midst of the dense Entre-Deux-Mers forest just southeast of Bordeaux, the remains of the Notre-Dame de La Sauve-Majeure beautifully captures the spirit of a place that was once an important stop...

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Mystical Stonehenge

"How grand, how wonderful, how incomprehensible!" These are the words used to describe Stonehenge by local archaeologist and Stonehenge expert Sir Richard Hoare and...

Unusual Places

Waterfalls, electricity and a sun mirror

Rjukan today is a popular tourist destination ideal for skiing, hiking or cycling on the Hardangervidda plains, Norway's largest national park... The town of Rjukan...

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The Dorset and East Devon “Jurassic Coast”

The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is more popularly known as the ‘Jurassic Coast’ The Jurassic Coast runs along the English Channel...