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Kathmandu Valley

Alex Marcean Romania - 06-Oct-19

Kathmandu Valley

The opportunity of visiting a WHS made up of seven amazing locations makes the journey to Kathmandu a special treat for any WHS enthusiast. Best explored at a slow pace within a week or so, the sites can also be "ticked off" in 3 days as the following tour plan shows. Buying a self-guided tour book from some of the local shops will add more flavor to your journey.

Day 1

Make your way on foot from the tourist district of Thamel to "Kathmandu Durbar Square" in order to get used to the city vibes. Allow around 1hr to get to the square and anywhere between 2 to 4 hours to explore all its buildings and museums. End your day at some rooftop cafe overlooking the square near Freak Street.

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Lumbini

Alex Marcean Romania - 04-Oct-19

Lumbini

Lumbini can be reached by flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, which is a larger town close to India border. The accommodation options around are pretty basic, but there is at least one resort with all the ammenities of modern leisure tourism. Front desk arranged a driver for us - pretty overpriced for Nepal at 70USD / 8 hrs, but with the good attitude required to brave the rural traffic and dusty roads...and find all the places he was not really familiar with.

1. Maya Devi 

After taking the parking permit from the tourist info center, the driver can go inside the park and leave you close to [...]

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Churches and Convents of Goa

Alex Marcean Romania - 13-Feb-19

Churches and Convents of Goa

The seven WHS objectives lie within a 10-15min walking distance circle; however a more convenient and "local" way to explore them is by rented scooters. We started in early afternoon from Calangute and after a 50min trip we reached Old Goa quarters. The road was pretty tough with alternating clogged village and faster expressway segments, but in the end manageable even for beginners like us. We didnt spot any western-style cafes or restos around, so consider bringing some F&B along. 

1. Basilica de Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Church of St Francis de Assisi, The Chapel of St Catherine

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Recently Visited WHS

Update 06.10.19
Rating Stats
Angkor 5
Bagan 5
Iguacu 4.5
Nikko 4.5
Kotor 4
Mostar 4
Rome 4
Acropolis 3.5
Borobudur 3.5
Brasilia 3.5
Goias 3.5
Kulangsu 3.5
Meteora 3.5
Prambanan 3.5
Taj Mahal 3.5
West Lake 3.5
Brugge 3
Corfu 3
Olinda 3
Pompei 3
Prague 3
Split 3
Trogir 3
Vienna 3
Fujisan 2.5
Macao 2.5
Nessebar 2.5
Pampulha 2.5
Genoa 2
Hoi An 2
Hué 2
Jeju 2
My Son 2
Naples 2
Verona 2
Dubrovnik 0.5
  1. Architecture Moderne du XX siècle de la Ville de Montevideo (T)
  2. Balaton Uplands Cultural Landscape (T)
  3. Buenos Aires – La Plata: Two capitals of the Culture of Modernity, Eclecticism and Immigration (T)
  4. Cathédrale de Saint-Denis (T)
  5. Chocolate Hills Natural Monument (T)
  6. Cultural Landscape of Innsbruck-Nordkette/Karwendel (T)
  7. Dali Chanshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Scenic Spot (T)
  8. Delhi - A Heritage City (T)
  9. Diocletian's Palace and the Historical Nucleus of Split (extension) (T)
  10. Eglises byzantines et post-byzantines de Curtea de Arges (T)
  11. Historical City Centre of Yogyakarta (T)
  12. Historical-Town Planning Ensemble Tvrda (Fort) in Osijek (T)
  13. L'église de Densus (T)
  14. L'église des Trois Hierarques de Iassy (T)
  15. L'ensemble monumental de Tirgu Jiu (T)
  16. La Rambla (promenade maritime) de la Cité de Montevideo (T)
  17. Le Monastère de Neamt (T)
  18. Le noyau historique de la ville d'Alba Julia (T)
  19. Les "coules" de Petite Valachie (T)
  20. Mombasa Old Town (T)
  21. Monuments, Sites and Cultural Landscape of Chiang Mai, Capital of Lanna (T)
  22. Nice, la ville neuve née du tourisme, ou l’invention de la Riviera (T)
  23. Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses – Lençóis Maranhenses National Park (T)
  24. Sarajevo - unique symbol of universal multiculture - continual open city (T)
  25. That Luang de Vientiane (T)
  26. The African Great Rift Valley - The Maasai Mara (T)
  27. The broader region of Mount Olympus (T)
  28. The Historic Centre of Sibiu and its Ensemble of Squares (T)
  29. Tilaurakot, the archaeological remains of ancient Shakya Kingdom (T)

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