Tag: UNESCO world heritage

Things to See and Do in Polonnaruwa

March 10, 20133 Comments

We nearly missed the sights of Polonnaruwa, off our tour of Sri Lanka, after the disappointing trip to Anaradhapura we’d done a few days earlier.  We are so glad we didn’t, this place is awash with history and wonderful relics, making it another worthy UNESCO listing. Polonnaruwa Sights by Bus from Dambulla No tuk tuk for our trip […]

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South Korea: Gyeongju Sightseeing City Tour Itinerary

October 28, 20124 Comments

In our last South Korea Travel Blog post, we shared our experience of our first day touring Gyeongju.  After an evening spent dining at another great Korean BBQ house, washed down with plenty of soju, we were up fairly early to visit some other cultural treasures from the Silla period. Day Two – Gyeongju Tour […]

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Malaysia: What to do in Penang?

August 16, 20125 Comments

Penang Past to Present Penang has an interesting history from its days as part of the Sultanate of Kedah, through to the ‘leasing’ to Captain Francis Light and the East India company in the 18th century, Japanese occupation in the Second World War, its dominance as a Freeport and eventually its independence to become the Penang of today.  One of Malaysia’s […]

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Fraser Island, Noosa & National Parks

December 24, 2011

Just like the Radio Times Christmas TV guide, this is a bumper edition.  So sit back get a glass of your favourite tipple and read on. The weather has been a bit mean to us over the last few days, gradually getting worse (the worst Australia has seen in 65 years.) Did this little bit […]

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