Australian Convict Sites

From the World Heritage inscription for Australian Convict Sites: The property includes a selection of eleven penal sites, among the thousands established by the British Empire on Australian soil in the 18th and 19th centuries. The sites are spread across Australia, from Fremantle in Western Australia to Kingston and Arthur’s Vale on Norfolk Island in …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 108

This week’s guest is Kim Mance of GoGalavanting.com Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This week’s news Seabourn cruise ship rescues lost fishermen in Pacific Rescue in the South Pacific Most Expensive Cruise: Sailing Costs $1.5 Million Flamingo Air, Cincinnati Airline, Offers Mile High Sex To Customers Rita Lamberg, US Airways Passenger, Robbed Of $160,000 Worth Of …

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Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

From the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System World Heritage inscription: The coastal area of Belize is an outstanding natural system consisting of the largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, offshore atolls, several hundred sand cays, mangrove forests, coastal lagoons and estuaries. The system’s seven sites illustrate the evolutionary history of reef development and are …

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Lord Howe Islands Group

From the World Heritage inscription for the Lord Howe Island Group: Located in the South Pacific, 700 km north-east of Sydney, the property is included administratively in New South Wales. The preserve includes some 75% of the land area of Lord Howe Island and all of the offshore islands and rocks of significant size in …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 107

With the award winning travel journalists/podcasters Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This week’s news: After 14 years, the brand sends William Shatner’s Negotiator character to a fiery death Friends banned from US over Tweet 28 more airports will test lower-hassle screening Woman says she missed flight because no female …

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Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

From the World Heritage inscription: Edinburgh has been the Scottish capital since the 15th century. It has two distinct areas: the Old Town, dominated by a medieval fortress; and the neoclassical New Town, whose development from the 18th century onwards had a far-reaching influence on European urban planning. The harmonious juxtaposition of these two contrasting …

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