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Fairy Pools

The Fairy Pools are located on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, part of the Inner Hebrides, where North Atlantic currents keep temperatutres fairly mild and peasant all year round. They are a collection of pools, streams, and a waterfall that create a beautiful scenery in the middle of the Glen Brittle forest. The Fairy […]

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The Colosseum

The Colosseum stands today as a symbol of the power, genius, and brutality of the Roman Empire. It is commonly known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, named after the dynasty of emperors that presided over its construction.   Vespasian, who ruled from 69-79 CE, began construction of the Colosseum. Titus, his older son, dedicated the Colosseum […]

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Tower of Pisa

In 1990 the Leaning Tower of Pisa was closed to the public because its foundations were on the point of becoming unstable. Eleven years later, in June 2001, the Tower was handed back to the civic authorities in Pisa after the delicate task of stabilising the foundations had been successfully completed. In the July 1999 […]