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Latest news reports about WHS and TWHS:
  • Russia to spend $22 million to restore Solovetsky Islands (19 Aug)
  • Eyesore souvenir stalls ordered out of old Ayutthaya (19 Aug)
  • Angkor holds 1st international marathon (19 Aug)
  • Emperor Augustus stables in Rome to be reburied (18 Aug)
  • Trio climb over Pompeii's walls to enact their sexual fantasies (18 Aug)
  • Security cordon around Sanchi stupa after IM threat (16 Aug)

    Karlskrona (August 2014)

    The last of my long summer weekends brought me to the East of Denmark and Southern Sweden. This is a region of flat lands and coasts, much like Holland so not too remarkable for me. It's a pleasant area to have a few relaxing days however, and it brought me 3 new WHS.

    . Karlskrona
    . Southern Öland
    . Stevns Klint



    Pyrenees (July 2014)

    There's a cluster of 3 WHS in the Andorran / Spanish Pyrenees that warrants a short trip. I toured the area by rental car for 5 days. The Ordesa National Park is the scenic higlight of this region, with a landscape that often is more similar to a US National Park then a site in Europe.

    . Vall de Boi
    . Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
    . Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley



    New WHS 2014 (June 2014)

    This year's new batch left me with only 4 previously visited sites among the 26 new entries. The Silk Road and Qhapaq Nan will be on the list of many, the Van Nellefabriek and Erbil Citadel are much harder to visit. Although a lot of negatives can be said about the current state of Erbil Citadel, I am pleased that my visit to Iraqi Kurdistan and the investment of a considerable sum of money for a 10-day trip has paid off!

    . Erbil Citadel
    . Van Nellefabriek
    . Qhapaq Ñan
    . Silk Roads



    Your WHS reviews

    Birka and Hovgarden
    'As with many other reviewers here we visited only Hovgarden, which proved to be an enjoyable out of the way idyll, even if the actual remains weren’t especially spectacular.'
    Posted by Ian Cade, 19-08-2014
     Monastery of Alcobaca
    'I visited this WHS in August 2014. I spent half a day here after visiting Batalha and on my way to Lisbon.'
    Posted by Clyde, 19-08-2014
     
    Monastery of Batalha
    'I visited this WHS in August 2014. I spent half a day here and although I thought that 4 WHS monasteries/convents in an area of about 200km was going to be too much, I was wrong.'
    Posted by Clyde, 19-08-2014
     Bursa and Cumalikizik
    '2 months after it's inscription to World Heritage List Bursa hasn't experienced yet big tourists masses.'
    Posted by Tony H., 19-08-2014
     
    The Historic Perimeter of Asmara and its Modernist Architecture (T)
    'I entered into Eritrea from Axum, in Ethiopia, in the year 1993, a few months before Eritrea was recognized by the United Nations.'
    Posted by Jorge Sanchez, 19-08-2014
     Convent of Christ in Tomar
    'I visited this WHS in August 2014. It's only 137km away from Lisbon and very close to another the monasteries of Batalha and Alcobaca.'
    Posted by Clyde, 19-08-2014