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.
O kay 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– and that’s exactly where we’re headed to poke around this extremely off-beat, no doubt unique and très, très chic hotel, La Grotta della Civita … La Grotta della Civita , consists of 18 cave rooms and a restaurant which took 10 years to renovate from deserted caves, last inhabited in the 1950s by residents who were living like they were still in the middle ages.
Thanksgiving: a guide to New York City’s Thanksgiving parade Sep 6, 2012 5:48:55 AM 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
Sep 6, 2012 5:35:34 AM 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 Perang Topat (Rice Cake War): tips for Lombok’s multicultural food fight
Surin Elephant Round-up: an unforgettable sight in Thailand Sep 6, 2012 5:08:57 AM 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
Sep 6, 2012 3:44:35 AM 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 Pirate Festival: how to celebrate buccaneers in the Cayman Islands
Sep 6, 2012 3:41:53 AM 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.
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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?
Backpacking is one of the most fun adventures to go on.
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