Allan Berry Profile

Allan Berry
Allan Berry.

I'm Scottish guy with a South American wife, and a long standing interest in history, travelling and food. Since being married, my partner and I have reset our personal WHS counts, so this is the number we have visited together. Photo taken in Valparaiso, Chile.

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San Francisco Church and Convent (T)

Allan Berry Scotland - 10-Feb-19

The Museo de Colonia de San Francisco is an externally unassuming building right in the heart of downtown Santiago. Its significance lies not in its design (there are no shortage of colonial buildings of its type throughout Latin America) but that it survived at all. It is the oldest building in Santiago, and one of only a handful from the 16th century in Chile to survive several hundred years of earthquakes and social conflict.

The building is the standard Spanish Colonial style, with a central courtyard filled with trees surrounded by white plastered arches supporting a wooden upper deck and terracotta tiles. Despite being in the heart of the city, its surprisingly peaceful. There's almost no traffic noise from the busy Av

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Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Allan Berry Scotland - 23-Mar-17

Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Of all the WHS on the list, I’ve been to Hadrian’s Wall the most. Growing up, it was the closest, and as such, I’ve visited most of the best preserved sections: Birdoswald, Walltown, Halsteads, Vindolanda, Chesters. How best to officially ‘mark off’ such a familiar site?

We chose [...]

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New Lanark

Allan Berry Scotland - 06-Jan-17

New Lanark

We visited New Lanark on drizzly day in April. I’m not sure if it’s necessarily the best sort of conditions to visit a very grey Scottish mill town, but never mind.

The best view of New Lanark is also normally your first.

As you come down the hill from the car park, you are presented with a nice little panoramic view of the entire site. Consisting of four mill buildings, several terraced housing units and a scattering of extra buildings such as a school, engine house and a church, the site is nestles tightly along a bend in the River Clyde, surrounded on all sides by wooded hills. It feels quite intimate, and has peculiarly picturesque quality to it.

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Profile Data

Name
Allan Berry
Country
Scotland
Most Impressive
So far, Giants Causeway
Proposal
Something to represent the Highlands and Islands of the Scottish Hebrides.

Recently Visited WHS

Update 10.02.19

Top 200 WHS

  1. Olympia
  2. Coffee Cultural Landscape
  3. Timbuktu
  4. Aksum
  5. Acropolis
  6. Archaeological Site of Delphi
  7. Ephesus
  8. Pompei
  9. Leptis Magna
  10. Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  11. Syracuse
  12. Aleppo
  13. Historic Cairo
  14. Damascus
  15. Medina of Marrakesh
  16. Samarkand
  17. Kathmandu Valley
  18. Bahá’i Holy Places
  19. Potala Palace
  20. Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha
  21. Mount Wutai
  22. Kii Mountain Range
  23. Pyramids (Memphis)
  24. Taj Mahal
  25. Aachen Cathedral
  26. Bethlehem
  27. Vatican City
  28. Mont-Saint-Michel
  29. Mount Athos
  30. Westminster
  31. Sydney Opera House
  32. Kremlin and Red Square
  33. Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  34. Potosi
  35. Island of Mozambique
  36. Old Havana
  37. Lima
  38. West Lake
  39. Hani Rice Terraces
  40. Air and Téneré
  41. Namib Sand Sea
  42. Darien National Park
  43. Olympic National Park
  44. Monticello
  45. Salamanca
  46. Ancient Thebes
  47. Grand Canyon
  48. China Danxia
  49. Engelsberg Ironworks
  50. Ancient Kyoto
  51. Ancient Nara
  52. Baekje Historic Areas
  53. Yellowstone
  54. Vallée de Mai
  55. Redwood
  56. Glacier parks
  57. Yosemite National Park
  58. St. Kilda
  59. South China Karst
  60. Cuzco
  61. Mexico City and Xochimilco
  62. Great Barrier Reef
  63. Belize Barrier Reef
  64. Maritime Greenwich
  65. Granada
  66. Dubrovnik
  67. Auschwitz Birkenau
  68. Genbaku Dome
  69. Statue of Liberty
  70. Robben Island
  71. Himeji-jo
  72. Great Wall
  73. Fortified City of Carcassonne
  74. Hwaseong Fortress
  75. Red Fort
  76. Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  77. Sewell Mining Town
  78. Machu Picchu
  79. Great Himalayan National Park
  80. Mount Kenya
  81. Mount Taishan
  82. Xinjiang Tianshan
  83. Persepolis
  84. Petra
  85. Ancient Merv
  86. Pasargadae
  87. Rapa Nui
  88. Agra Fort
  89. Versailles
  90. Potsdam
  91. Summer Palace
  92. Dinosaur Provincial Park
  93. Persian Garden
  94. Site of Carthage
  95. Amsterdam Canal Ring
  96. St. Petersburg
  97. Paris, Banks of the Seine
  98. Vienna
  99. Mostar
  100. Teotihuacan
  101. Chichen-Itza
  102. Stonehenge
  103. Nasca Lines
  104. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  105. Neolithic Orkney
  106. Medici Villas and Gardens
  107. Mountain Resort, Chengde
  108. Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
  109. Victoria Falls
  110. Lake Baikal
  111. Iguazu National Park
  112. Iguacu
  113. Everglades
  114. Angkor
  115. Pyu Ancient Cities
  116. Silk Roads
  117. Qhapaq Ñan
  118. Grand Canal
  119. Forth Bridge
  120. Istanbul
  121. Rome
  122. Stone Town of Zanzibar
  123. Edinburgh
  124. Brasilia
  125. New Lanark
  126. L'Anse aux Meadows
  127. Hawaii Volcanoes
  128. Giant's Causeway
  129. Mount Etna