Larry F Profile

Avid travler (60+ countries and counting), business & technology enthusiast, and amateur anthropologist.

Among the WHS I've visited:

Favorite - Tie between Galapagos (Ecuador) and Tikal (Guatemala)

Least favorite - Singapore Botanical Garden - it was a beautiful garden, but didn't understand the WH significance.  That said, Singapore itself deserves a WH nomination, for its melting pot of cultures, Gardens by the Bay, and being the epitome of a modern city state.

Most inaccessible - Nan Madol (Micronesia) - from San Francisco, it took 5 flights via Honolulu, Majuro, Kwajalein, and Kosrae, a 2-hr car ride to the opposite side of Pohnpei and a small canal crossing by foot

Most intrigued - Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (Malta) - Wow!  How did people build this mega-monument 5000 years ago, to be so well preserved and only so recently rediscovered. A true time capsule and gold-mine for neolithic cultures!


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Wikipedia (call me blasphemous but this is our world's heritage in the 21st century!)

Recently Visited WHS

Update 23.11.21
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Belfries
  • Grand Place, Brussels
  • Brugge
  • Teotihuacan
  • Oaxaca and Monte Alban
  • Granada
  • Old Town of Lijiang
  • Tikal National Park
  • Vatican City
  • Taj Mahal
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Rome
  • Venice and its Lagoon
  • Himeji-jo
  • Ancient Kyoto
  • Genbaku Dome
  • Itsukushima Shrine
  • Ancient Nara
  • Dutch Water Defence Lines
  • Istanbul
  • Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  • Sian Ka'an
  • Agra Fort
  • Works of Antoni Gaudí
  • Seville
  • Iguazu National Park
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Wet Tropics of Queensland
  • Salzburg
  • Schönbrunn
  • Belize Barrier Reef
  • Iguacu
  • Yellowstone
  • Everglades
  • Independence Hall
  • Redwood
  • Mammoth Cave
  • Great Smoky Mountains
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Hawaii Volcanoes
  • Monticello
  • Carlsbad Caverns
  • City of Luxembourg
  • Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
  • Valletta
  • Megalithic Temples of Malta
  • Joya de Ceren
  • Potsdam
  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
  • El Escurial
  • Toledo
  • Palau de la Musica Catalana & Hospital de Sant Pau
  • Humayun's Tomb
  • Angkor
  • Stone Town of Zanzibar
  • Kronborg Castle
  • Imperial Tombs
  • Arequipa
  • Great Wall
  • Imperial Palace
  • Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
  • Huangshan
  • Jiuzhaigou Valley
  • Huanglong
  • Summer Palace
  • Temple of Heaven
  • Kotor
  • Stonehenge
  • Westminster
  • Tower of London
  • Venetian Works of Defence
  • Guanacaste
  • Jaipur City, Rajasthan
  • Acropolis
  • Cuzco
  • Machu Picchu
  • Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro
  • Lima
  • Te Wahipounamu
  • Medina of Fez
  • Medina of Marrakesh
  • Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou
  • Mexico City and Xochimilco
  • Puebla
  • Guanajuato
  • Chichen-Itza
  • Popocatepetl monasteries
  • Querétaro
  • Campeche
  • Xochicalco
  • Piazza del Duomo (Pisa)
  • Florence
  • Dubrovnik
  • Budapest
  • Cartagena
  • Versailles
  • Orange
  • Arles
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine
  • Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands
  • Avignon
  • Pont du Gard
  • Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
  • Prague
  • Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
  • Grand Canyon
  • Vienna
  • Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
  • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley
  • Royal Exhibition Building
  • Thingvellir
  • Luis Barragán House and Studio
  • Gulf of California
  • Mostar
  • Macao
  • South China Karst
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Red Fort
  • Central University City Campus of the UNAM
  • San Miguel de Allende
  • Australian Convict Sites
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Amsterdam Canal Ring
  • Camino Real
  • Dengfeng
  • Caves of Yagul and Mitla
  • West Lake
  • Coffee Cultural Landscape
  • Rock Islands
  • Bali Subak system
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan
  • Qhapaq Ñan
  • Grand Canal
  • Silk Roads
  • Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Ephesus
  • Nan Madol
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier
  • Valongo Wharf
  • Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
  • Nice
  • Rating Stats
    Huanglong 4.5
    Nan Madol 4.5
    1. Amalienborg and its district (T)
    2. Auckland Volcanic Fields (T)
    3. Baroque Temples of Collao (T)
    4. Bimbia et ses sites associés (T)
    5. Brooklyn Bridge (T)
    6. California Current Conservation Complex (T)
    7. Central Park (T)
    8. Chapultepec Woods, Hill and Castle (T)
    9. Chinese Section of the Silk Road (T)
    10. City of Granada and its natural environment (T)
    11. City Walls of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (T)
    12. Civil Rights Movement Sites (T)
    13. Cultural Landscape of Salt Towns (T)
    14. Dali Chanshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Scenic Spot (T)
    15. Delhi - A Heritage City (T)
    16. Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo's Home-Study Museum (T)
    17. Dreams in Stone - the palaces of King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee (T)
    18. Guano Islands, Islets, and Capes National Reserve System (T)
    19. Historical-town planning ensemble of Ston (T)
    20. Khor Dubai (T)
    21. Knights Fortifications around the Harbours of Malta (T)
    22. La Camargue (T)
    23. Lake Titicaca (T)
    24. Les Alpes de la Méditerranée (Monaco) (T)
    25. Les passages de Bruxelles / Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert (T)
    26. Les témoignages matériels de la construction de l’État des Pyrénées : la Co-principauté d’Andorre (A) (T)
    27. Les villes bastionnées des Pays-Bas du nord-ouest de l'Europe (T)
    28. Mdina (Citta Vecchia) (T)
    29. Monuments, Sites and Cultural Landscape of Chiang Mai, Capital of Lanna (T)
    30. Mount Vernon (T)
    31. Nîmes, l'Antiquité au présent (T)
    32. Peruvian Central Railway (T)
    33. Rade de Marseille (T)
    34. Ring of cenotes of Chicxulub Crater, Yucatan (T)
    35. Sites along the Uttarapath, Badshahi Sadak, Sadak-e-Azam, Grand Trunk Road (T)
    36. The Ancient Waterfront Towns in the South of Yangtze River (T)
    37. The Central Axis of Beijing (including Beihai) (T)
    38. The Chinese Section of the Silk Roads (T)
    39. The Four Sacred Mountains as an Extension of Mt. Taishan (T)
    40. The historic urban site of Počitelj (T)
    41. The Historical Port City of Izmir (T)
    42. The natural and architectural ensemble of Blagaj (T)
    43. Thingvellir National Park (T)
    44. Trading Posts and Fortifications on Genoese Trade Routes from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea (T)
    45. VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Thingvellir National Park (T)
    46. Volcan Masaya National Park (T)
    47. Waters and seabed of Fiordland (Te Moana O Atawhenua) (T)
    48. White Sands National Monument (T)

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