A series of moats and fortresses were built over the West Brabant Water Line region of the Netherlands during the 17th century in order to provide protection from invasion by France and Spain. Fort de Roovere was surrounded with a shallow moat that was too deep to march across, and too shallow for boats. In turn the earthen fort had remained protected –until now. From afar, the Moses Bridge is invisible to the eye.
Okay come with me, we’re going to explore every inch of this hotel built inside the deserted grottos of an Italian mountain village from the Middle Ages. The cliffs of the Gravina River Valley in Matera Italy are believed to be the site of the first human settlements in the country. So let’s begin our tour of this extremely off-beat, no doubt unique and very chic hotel, La Grotta della Civita…
Thanksgiving: a guide to New York City’s Thanksgiving parade 248 by digitizedchaos. Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: New York City, New York, USA Date: Fourth Thursday in November Level of participation: 2 – eat another drumstick and watch the parade Thanksgiving is a most renowned festival, thanks to firsthand experience for North Americans and to slushy Hollywood movies for the rest of the planet.
DSC_3835.JPG.jpg by Nicolas Lannuzel. Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: Lingsar, Lombok, Indonesia Date: Sixth full moon in the Sasak calendar (November/December) Level of participation: 2 – unity through rice adversity At this quirky harvest festival, the Hindu and Muslim residents of Lombok, east of Bali, unite to pelt each other with boiled rice. Perang Topat (Rice Cake War): tips for Lombok’s multicultural food fight
Surin Elephant Round-up: an unforgettable sight in Thailand Elephant festival in Surin, Nov 15, 03 (26) by ryuw. Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-ND 3.0) Location: Sri Narong Stadium, Surin, Thailand Dates: Third weekend in November
A Nice View On A Cruise by Jacrews7. Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: George Town Harbour, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Dates: Ten days in mid-November Level of participation: 3 – don an eyepatch and a hook The only festival to take place on all three of the Cayman isles, the Pirate Festival is geared towards infant swashbucklers. Pirate Festival: how to celebrate buccaneers in the Cayman Islands
Piazza Navona by Zach Dischner. Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY 2.0) Location: Rocca Canterano, Italy Dates: November Festa del Cornuto (Festival Of The Horned One): a guide to Rome’s celebration of love lost
Located on the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre is a rugged coastline, made up of “The Five Lands” or the five villages: Vernazza, Corniglia, Monterosso al Mare, Riomaggiore, and Manarola. The Cinque Terre is so appealing because it does not display any modern developments in its architecture.
Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence.
Five of the World's Best-Kept Secret Destinations So you are a world traveler, you’ve visited four or five continents, you’ve even run out of fingers and toes to add up all of the countries you’ve seen … now what do you do? You branch out. Forget Paris, London or Rome, these five world destinations are some of the best kept secrets among the locals, but we’re not hording them another minute.
For centuries, people have been fascinated with castles.
City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise…Paris has many different guises.
9 of the Coolest Secret Subway Stations in the World If you’re anything like us, you’re fascinated by the secret worlds of underground transportation. What goes on in abandoned subway stations? Do mole people exist? Have we been approaching Platform 9¾ at the wrong angle? A couple months ago, we brought you a collection of beautiful abandoned train stations from all over the world. Now, we’re going underground to bring you the bizarre stories behind some of the world’s coolest and eeriest abandoned subways.
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Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1.
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