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Ingemar Eriksson Profile

I have only counted heritages I have been in to or feel I have done the whole visit to. If i should count the "near misses", it would be much more.
With the new tick-boxes I have come up to 83 in late 2011.
Updated during a euopean trip June 2012, 99 and counting.
There is so much to do about this!
115 it is in spring 2015 and after a good tour to France in July 2015 it is 139.

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Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe Ingemar Eriksson

The cascades are closed due to maintenance during 2015. Check with sites own website before going there!

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Ancienne chocolaterie Menier à Noisiel (T) Ingemar Eriksson

The beautiful building is a turbine hall inside the factory site of Nestle France. This is a strictly private industrial/office area and there is no interest from Nestle to let tourists in.

This magnificent building must be protected but as I see it, not in the form of a WHS as Nestle keeps it so private.

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Fortifications of Vauban Ingemar Eriksson

In summer 2015, I travelled France and visited Neuf-Brisach (OK), Besancon (fantastic system of forts, most of them can be seen from the walls of main fort), Camaret-sur-Mer (small and rather poor WHS closed for maintainance 2015 but otherwise a very nice place to visit), Saint-Vaast-la-Hougne (unaccesable due to French military area), Arras (now completely opened, fort accessible by car and foot but no activity for tourists) and at last Longwy (worth a visit).

General lack of information in other languages than french, best i Besancon where they have found out about that.

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Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay Ingemar Eriksson

The best maintained/upkept site I have seen but perhaps this is because the site is only opened to paying tourists. It´s history regarding iron handling was interesting as it seems to be a pattern for later iron handling. But we must realized it is all restored and not so much original as many other sites.

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Mont-Saint-Michel Ingemar Eriksson

Happened to be there the day the farmers demonstrated in late July 2015. It is a wonder of a site. You have to have a reasonable good ability to climb stairs. Overcrowded and a tourist trap but fantastic anyhow.

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Name: Ingemar Eriksson

Country: Sweden

Visited WHS: 142

Most Impressive: Egypt pyramides, of the ones I have visited. Perhaps topped by Carcassonne France because of the complexity to upkeep a whole town. The pyramides are rather sturdy even if much of Pyramides glory was taken down to bulid mosques in Cairo.

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Recently Visited WHS

Update 27.09.17

Lists

  1. Major Town Houses
  2. Falun Great Copper Mountain
  3. Saltaire
  4. Vienna
  5. Aranjuez
  6. Upper Middle Rhine Valley
  7. Stralsund and Wismar
  8. Kew Gardens
  9. Town Hall and Roland, Bremen
  10. Novodevichy Convent
  11. Muskauer Park
  12. Grimeton Radio Station
  13. Liverpool
  14. Regensburg
  15. Le Havre
  16. Plantin-Moretus Museum
  17. Struve Geodetic Arc
  18. West Norwegian Fjords
  19. Vizcaya Bridge
  20. Dolomites
  21. Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
  22. Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
  23. Central University City Campus of the UNAM
  24. Bordeaux
  25. San Miguel de Allende
  26. Fortifications of Vauban
  27. Stoclet House
  28. Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
  29. La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle
  30. Valletta
  31. Tower of Hercules
  32. Wadden Sea
  33. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  34. Amsterdam Canal Ring
  35. Fagus Factory
  36. Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
  37. Champagne
  38. Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District
  39. Par force hunting landscape
  40. Fontainebleau
  41. Amiens Cathedral
  42. Orange
  43. Arles
  44. Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
  45. Speyer Cathedral
  46. Florence
  47. Hildesheim Cathedral and Church
  48. Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
  49. Avignon
  50. Nancy
  51. Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
  52. Belem
  53. Old City of Berne
  54. Lübeck
  55. Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust
  56. Cologne Cathedral
  57. Aachen Cathedral
  58. Warsaw
  59. Auschwitz Birkenau
  60. Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  61. Works of Antoni Gaudí
  62. Pont du Gard
  63. Fortified City of Carcassonne
  64. Santiago de Compostela
  65. Trier
  66. Stonehenge
  67. Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
  68. Budapest
  69. Mexico City and Xochimilco
  70. Teotihuacan
  71. Puebla
  72. Blenheim Palace
  73. Westminster
  74. City of Bath
  75. Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  76. Guanajuato
  77. Strasbourg
  78. Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
  79. Kiev
  80. Potsdam
  81. St. Petersburg
  82. Kizhi Pogost
  83. Kremlin and Red Square
  84. Maulbronn Monastery
  85. Røros
  86. Engelsberg Ironworks
  87. Rock Carvings in Tanum
  88. Skogskyrkogarden
  89. Drottningholm
  90. Sammallahdenmäki
  91. Old Rauma
  92. Fortress of Suomenlinna
  93. Petäjävesi Old Church
  94. Bryggen
  95. Paris, Banks of the Seine
  96. Reims
  97. Prague
  98. Banska Stiavnica
  99. Spissky Hrad and Levoca
  100. Rammelsberg and Goslar
  101. Bourges Cathedral
  102. Route of Santiago de Compostela
  103. Völklingen Ironworks
  104. Roskilde Cathedral
  105. Kronborg Castle
  106. Jelling
  107. City of Luxembourg
  108. Carlsbad Caverns
  109. Sintra
  110. Aggtelek and Slovak Karst
  111. Edinburgh
  112. Visby
  113. Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
  114. Gammelstad
  115. Canal du Midi
  116. Laponian Area
  117. Schönbrunn
  118. Querétaro
  119. Maritime Greenwich
  120. Mont-Saint-Michel
  121. Palau de la Musica Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau
  122. Chartres Cathedral
  123. Tallinn
  124. Vézelay
  125. Classical Weimar
  126. Malbork Castle
  127. Riga
  128. The Four Lifts
  129. Grand Place, Brussels
  130. Pyramids (Memphis)
  131. Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
  132. Karlskrona
  133. Lyon
  134. Provins
  135. Historic Cairo
  136. Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
  137. Wartburg Castle
  138. High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
  139. Loire Valley
  140. Southern Öland
  141. Zollverein
  142. Brugge