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Dyffryn Ardudwy Neolithic Burial Chambers

Hidden behind the school in small village of Dyffryn Ardudwy is one of the largest Neolithic ritual burial monuments in north Wales. On a west facing slope it comprises two east-west orientated, portal dolmen-type chambers that open up-slope to the east. 489 more words

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Guardian of the Han River: Ganghwa Island

Ganghwa-do (Ganghwa Island) is the 5th largest island in all of South Korea. It is situated just at the mouth of the Han river, the river which flows through Seoul, and thus had been a strategic location for thousands of years. 582 more words

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Turning Up in Roses

On Thursday we drove to Roses, a fishing and tourist centre at the north end of the bay of Roses. We are staying at Camping Salata, a pleasant but slightly pricy site in Santa Margarida, just to the south of Roses. 376 more words

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Heston Brake Long Barrow, Portskewett, Monmouthshire, Wales

Os grid reference: ST 5052 8867. Located in a field and on the brow of a hill overlooking the Severn Estuary, south Monmouthshire, stands the more than 4,000 year old prehistoric barrow or cairn called… 738 more words

Cairn / Cairn Circle

A relic from ancient history

Today I went for a bike ride to the city (instead of driving the car, how sportive haha!). The ride leads through a nice piece of forest where you can spot a couple of relics from ancient history: … 525 more words

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Day 8 : It ends where it begins

Lamentably, all good things must come to an end. Over the course of our travels in South Korea , we have traveled from the bustling metropolis of Seoul to the cultural relics in Suwon and the rural countryside in Yongmun, as well as participated in the much-anticipated annual Hwacheon Mountain Trout Festival. 1.812 more words

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