UNESCO: Melaka, Historic City of the Straits of Malacca

May 8, 2014

Melaka, Malaysia was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on July 7, 2008. George Town was also inscribed on that date, and together, they are recognized as the Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca. Melaka and George Town reflect a multi-cultural heritage that evolved from their strategic location along the trade routes from […]

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Barcelona, Spain From Monument a Colom

March 11, 2014

The Monument a Colom (Christopher Columbus Monument) stands at the foot of Las Ramblas, near the Barcelona Harbor. It was built in 1888 to honor the explorer and his discovery of America. The statue stands atop a sixty-meter-tall column (197 ft.) that overlooks the sea. The pedestal of the monument contains a gift shop and […]

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UNESCO: Works of Antoni Gaudi

December 28, 2013

Antoni Gaudí (25 June 1852 – 10 June 1926) was an architect from Reus, and the figurehead of Catalan Modernism. Gaudi is closely associated with the city of Barcelona, where most of his work is concentrated. Gaudí’s creative genius was inspired by nature and religion and was incorporated into every aspect of his work. He […]

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A Growing Market for Travel Stock

December 2, 2013

No matter where you travel, you see people taking pictures – thousands and thousands of pictures! With the advent of the digital camera, photography has become the most prolific form of communication. With a simple click of the button, you’re able to tell the story of a place that can be understood by people all […]

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