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Cultural Experience – Tamaki Maori Village – Rotorua, New Zealand

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One of the things that I was most looking forward to about visiting New Zealand was getting to know a little more about the Maori culture. I had heard little pieces of information about the indigenous people of this beautiful place, and was interested to learn more. Although Maori people make up more than 14%…

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Travel Photo Of The Week: The Blue Pools – Haast Pass, New Zealand

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While traveling in New Zealand, our driver told us there would be some very beautiful blue glacial water pools coming up, but we had no idea of the vibrancy to expect. We were told that the blue of the water is caused by the almost microscopic rock particles and debris that the glaciers scrape up as they move along the…

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Travel Photo Of The Week: Waterfall On The Tongariro Crossing – National Park, New Zealand

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We are currently finishing our travels in New Zealand and let me encourage and persuade you that if you have not been to New Zealand before, you should put it on your bucket list and make it out here before you die. This place is amazing…

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Train Tour of Northern India Part III: Agra, the City of Eternal Love

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There’s really only one reason to visit Agra. I’m not saying that there’s only one thing to see there, but everything else really just pales in comparison. You know what I’m talking about, the Taj Mahal; truly one of man’s most beautiful creations. After you’ve seen the Taj, is there really anything else to visit…

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Travel Photo Of The Week: Phillip Island Ocean View – Phillip Island, Australia

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This photo was taken on Phillip Island, Australia. While visiting Melbourne, one of Valerie’s friends and her family generously offered to host us for a while. We had an amazing time.
They invited us to their house on the Island which is a really cool place just an hour or so outside of Melbourne…

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Dae-Wang Am After A Storm

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King Munmu, the 30th King of the Shilla Dynasty, achieved the unification of the countries of the Korean peninsula in AD 688. The King used to express his desire to become a dragon after his death to protect his kingdom from enemies. When the king died he was buried under a great rock in the East Sea in accordance with his will and transformed into the guardian dragon of the kingdom. People, therefore, call the rock ‘Dae-Wang Am’ meaning ‘The Rock of the Great King’. It is located in Gyongju, South Korea…

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