Up In The Air: The World’s Tallest Buildings
“Less is a Bore.” –Architect, Robert Venturi A Bird’s Eye View: The Tallest Buildings in New York City (“Lunch Atop a Skyscraper”, Originally printed in the New York Herald-Tribune on October 2, 1932–800 feet in the air, at what is now Rockefeller Center) “[H]e could see the island of Manhattan off to the left. The towers were jammed together so tightly, he could feel the mass and stupendous weight. Just think of the millions, from all over the globe, who yearned to be on that island, in those towers, in those narrow streets! There…
The Temple Of Angkor Wat
Learn MORE About the Temple of Angkor Wat
What really gives Cambodia its identity better than the ? There is no religious monument that makes Cambodians prouder than this incredible temple. Did you know that the Temple of Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument in the whole world? The temple is dedicated to the Hindu God, Vishnu, known as the ‘protector,’ though it was later converted to a Buddhist monastery.
Fun Facts about the Temple of Angkor Wat
The Angkor Wat temple was built between the year 1112 and 1152 by King Suryavarman II. It…
Explore Scotland: Lighthouses, Castles, Fortresses And Ancient Villages!
My Heart is in the Highlands!
Scotland is known for its rolling green hills and mountain ranges, highlands, lowlands, castles, ancient ruins, fortresses, lochs (lakes) such as its most famous Loch Ness, and glens (or valleys). When one thinks of castles, we think of fairytales with kings and queens, princes and princesses. We think of medieval times, ancient history, and maybe even an underwater monster!
Castles Edinburgh Castle sits on top of Castle Rock (which is actually the remains of an erupted volcano) and is truly a sight to behold. It has been occupied by…