Cradle of Civilization

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From the Mediterranean to the Middle East to India....the very heart of the world's most dominant ancient civilizations

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Great Wall of India– The Kumbalgarh Fort. This is the second largest continuous wall on the whole planet. There are 360 Hindu Temples within the fort complex, along with the Maharaja's Grand Palace, Yet bewilderingly, it is still little known outside of India!

The Great Wall of India

The second-longest continuous wall on the planet protects a hidden secret in the deserts of India.

The ancient cave monastery of Vardzia in southern Georgia

The ancient cave monastery of Vardzia in southern...

The ancient cave monastery of Vardzia in southern Georgia (by Terri84).

Ancient city streets of Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, India #travel

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La ville basse est l'occasion d'une promenade des plus intéressantes. De nombreux havelis offrent des façades magnifiquement sculptés. De formidables palais à plusieurs étages ont été construits par les riches marchands du XVIIIème siècle. Trois havelis en particulier peuvent être mentionnés : Patwah-Ki-Haveli, Nathmal-Ki-Haveli et Salam Singh Haveli. De nombreuses boutiques se découvrent aussi au cours de la promenade. L'artisanat produit des bijoux, des tapis et des vêtements en pashmina.

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions.

The Muslim Devastation of India

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions.

adsertoris:  Amynthas Rock Tomb, Fethiye, Turkey Amynthas Rock Tomb are a 10-minute walk from Fethiye’s town center. The  tombs are a relic of the Lycian civilization and dates back to the 4th  century BC. see also Lycian Turkey - Tombs of Ancient Lycia

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adsertoris: “Amynthas Rock Tomb, Fethiye, Turkey Amynthas Rock Tomb are a 10-minute walk from Fethiye’s town center. The tombs are a relic of the Lycian civilization and dates back to the 4th century...

Cunda Island - Türkiye

! Emel Serpil ! on Instagram: “Bence hafta sonuna yakışan en güzel söz "Ömür Dediğin Üç Gündür, Dün Geldi Geçti Yarın Meçhuldür, O Halde Ömür Dediğin Bir Gündür,O Da…”

3,548 Likes, 152 Comments - ! Emel Serpil ! (@emelak) on Instagram: “Bence hafta sonuna yakışan en güzel söz "Ömür Dediğin Üç Gündür, Dün Geldi Geçti Yarın Meçhuldür, O…”

Palace of Winds, Jaipur - one of my favourite places

Hawa Mahal

Hawa Mahal is a major landmark and a famous tourist attraction of Jaipur. The Palace offers a beautiful sight to behold. The splendid Rajputana architecture of Hawa Mahal, still speaks the glory of the royal family. However, one can also find a glimpse of Mughal architecture, which is blended perfectly to make it different from others. The literal meaning of Hawa Mahal is Palace of Winds. Hawa Mahal was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799. 裸 Schlampe 懒妇 나체상 फूहड़ 벌거 벗은 desnudo…

La torre di Hassan.  MOROCCO.     (by Photamo on Flickr.)    Rabat, Morocco

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roxygen: “ La torre di Hassan by Photamo on Flickr. ” Rabat, Morocco