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Profile Ingemar Eriksson

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).

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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: 139

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.

Proposal New WHS:

Recently Visited WHS

Update December 31, 1969

Major Town Houses
Falun Great Copper Mountain
Saltaire
Vienna
Aranjuez
Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Stralsund and Wismar
Kew Gardens
Town Hall and Roland, Bremen
Novodevichy Convent
Muskauer Park
Grimeton Radio Station
Liverpool
Regensburg
Le Havre
Plantin-Moretus Museum
West Norwegian Fjords
Vizcaya Bridge
Dolomites
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces
Central University City Campus of the UNAM
Bordeaux
San Miguel de Allende
Fortifications of Vauban
Stoclet House
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle
Valletta
Tower of Hercules
Wadden Sea
Megalithic Temples of Malta
Amsterdam Canal Ring
Fagus Factory
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
Champagne
Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District
Par force hunting landscape
Fontainebleau
Amiens Cathedral
Orange
Arles
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay
Speyer Cathedral
Florence
Hildesheim Cathedral and Church
Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
Avignon
Nancy
Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
Belem
Old City of Berne
Lübeck
Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust
Cologne Cathedral
Aachen Cathedral
Warsaw
Auschwitz Birkenau
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
Works of Antoni Gaudí
Pont du Gard
Fortified City of Carcassonne
Santiago de Compostela
Trier
Stonehenge
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
Budapest
Mexico City and Xochimilco
Teotihuacan
Puebla
Blenheim Palace
Westminster
City of Bath
Frontiers of the Roman Empire
Guanajuato
Strasbourg
Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
Kiev
Potsdam
St. Petersburg
Kizhi Pogost
Kremlin and Red Square
Maulbronn Monastery
Røros
Engelsberg Ironworks
Rock Carvings in Tanum
Skogskyrkogarden
Drottningholm
Old Rauma
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Bryggen
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Reims
Prague
Banska Stiavnica
Spissky Hrad & Levoca
Rammelsberg and Goslar
Bourges Cathedral
Route of Santiago de Compostela
Völklingen Ironworks
Roskilde Cathedral
Kronborg Castle
Jelling
City of Luxembourg
Carlsbad Caverns
Sintra
Aggtelek and Slovak Karst
Edinburgh
Visby
Verla Groundwood and Board Mill
Gammelstad
Canal du Midi
Laponian Area
Schönbrunn
Querétaro
Maritime Greenwich
Mont-Saint-Michel
Palau de la Musica Catalana & Hospital de Sant Pau
Chartres Cathedral
Tallinn
Vézelay
Classical Weimar
Malbork Castle
Riga
The Four Lifts
Grand Place, Brussels
Pyramids (Memphis)
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
Karlskrona
Lyon
Provins
Historic Cairo
Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
Wartburg Castle
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
Loire Valley
Southern Öland
Zollverein
Brugge

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