This Week in Travel – Episode 248

This week Jen Leo, Chris Christensen, and I are joined by this week’s guest Stephanie Chastain, an Ireland Travel Coach and blogger from Infinite Ireland. We talk about travel to Ireland in this belated St Patrick’s Day celebration and planning a trip to Ireland: driving in Ireland overrated places – Blarney Stone underrated places farm …

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Heritage of Mercury: Almadén and Idrija

Heritage of Mercury: Almadén and Idrija UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the Heritage of Mercury: Almadén and Idrija World Heritage inscription: The property includes the mining sites of Almadén (Spain), where mercury (quicksilver) has been extracted since antiquity, and Idrija (Slovenia), where mercury was first found in AD1490. The Spanish property includes buildings relating to its mining history, including Retamar Castle, religious buildings and traditional …

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