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Inside Cathedral de Avila (Avila Cathedral) is the First Gothic Cathedral in Spain.

Inside Avila Cathedral – The First Gothic Cathedral in Spain

Catedral de Avila or Avila Cathedral is the first Gothic cathedral in Spain. Going inside was the first thing I did when I arrived in this city known for its ancient fortress. Instead of joining a tour, I opted to do it alone because, as you can guess, I abhor to be rushed. And besides, a […]

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Must-See in Spain: The Grandeur of Real Alcazar in Sevilla, Spain.

Time Stands Still at Seville Real Alcazar

Seville Real Alcazar will never fail to enchant you. From its roof to the walls to the ground and to the gardens, the palace is magnificent. The tile works, the designs, the architectural delicateness of arches and carvings will blow your mind away. The rooms are even more stunning than you expected. Without trying hard, […]

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Catedral de Sevilla (Seville Cathedral) is also known as "The Cathedral of St. Mary of the See." (Spain)

Inside Catedral de Sevilla – The World’s Largest Gothic Cathedral

Catedral de Sevilla boggles the mind. Not only it’s incredibly huge but also unbelievably magnificent inside! It’s the most stunning cathedral I’ve ever been to, so far. From the dome ceilings to the columns and to the marble floors, everything is just amazingly stunning. I honestly had goosebumps as soon as I got in and […]

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The Light and Show at the Pyramids.

Light and Sound Show at the Pyramids

I watched the Light and Sound Show at the Pyramids from the rooftop of my guest house. It’s free, of course. But, if you’re staying somewhere with no view of the Pyramids, then, you’ve got to shell out $10 to see it at night. Related: Spectacular Sunset at the Pyramids Travel Tip:  Instead of paying […]

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Diwan at Madain Saleh, Saudi Arabia.

Photos: Al Diwan at Madain Saleh

I’m supposed to post these photos of Al Diwan at Madain Saleh but I got so busy at work and all the research I had to do on my trip to Bahrain and UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain). Now, that I’m back, I just realized that there are still two posts I have […]

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Qasr Al Saneh at Madain Saleh is an ancient Nabatean architectural marvel.

Qasr Al Saneh – A Nabatean Architectural Wonder

When visiting Madain Saleh (in Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk Province), Qasr Al Saneh would be a good place to start to learn about the Nabatean architecture which are richly obvious in the carved tombs you’ll see everywhere around the area. If you’ve been to Petra in Jordan, the architectural wonder you’ll find in Madain Saleh isn’t that […]

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Sunrise at Mather Point, South Rim, Grand Canyon

PHOTOS: Grand Canyon Sunrise is Magic

I woke up at 4:15 in the morning. Yes, that early! I left my camp site at 4:35. The first shuttle bus was at 4:30 and I reckoned it’s gonna pass by Mather Campground at 4:45. It turned out, my guess was right. 😜 I was told that there’s no such thing as the best […]

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Getting Lost in the Labyrinth In Camaguey

Getting Lost in the Labyrinth In Camaguey

Camaguey is a labyrinth where a poor map reader can easily get lost. The narrow streets seem identical and they look like endless mazes that seem to bring you back to where you’ve started. Getting lost in this old colonial city, however, offers a curious visitor some old gems that are new to his senses. […]

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