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11 Places That Should Be World Heritage Sites by Conde Nast Traveller

 
Author Durian
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#1 | Posted: 2 Jul 2014 22:09 | Edited by: Durian 
Conde Nast Traveller Magazine made a list of 11 places that should be World Heritage Sites. Three sites are in our Top 50 Missing too.

PS. there is a mistake. Zhangjiajie is actually a World Heritage Site but under the name of Wulingyuan National Park .

http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2014/06/places-that-should-be-unesco-world-h eritage-sites#/slide=1

Author elsslots
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#2 | Posted: 3 Jul 2014 00:09 | Edited by: elsslots 
The Cave of El Castillo also is already a WHS (extension of Altamira). So far for good research.

Author Solivagant
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#3 | Posted: 3 Jul 2014 02:43 | Edited by: Solivagant 
elsslots:
So far for good research.


So typical of Conde Nast - I have often wondered who the people are who subscribe to it! I have only ever come across its print edition as a free magazine available to read on long haul flights.

Actually there is another "mistake" too (leaving aside the stupid idea of proposing Wikipedia for a scheme limited to "Tangible Heritage" - but I guess they didn't know that). The photo for "Adam's Bridge" is of the cantilever railway bridge between the Indian mainland and Pamban Island. Quite apart from the incongruity of using a photo of a man made "bridge" to represent a primarily natural site (its "Cultural" aspects relate to the Hindu beliefs regarding its formation and not to its early 20th centuy railway - but perhaps CN misunderstood the meaning of "Adam's Bridge"!), "Adams Bridge", sensu stricto, only commences at the far tip of Pamban Island. So the railway bridge is situated off at top left from this satellite photo of the shoals which constitute Adams Bridge - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam%27s_Bridge#mediaviewer/File:Rama%27s_bridge.jpg
(Wiki - "Adam's Bridge starts as chain of shoals from the Dhanushkodi tip of India's Pamban Island and ends at Sri Lanka's Mannar Island. Pamban Island is semi-connected to the Indian mainland by 2 km long Pamban Bridge. Mannar Island is connected to mainland Sri Lanka by a causeway").

Author meltwaterfalls
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#4 | Posted: 1 Aug 2014 12:28 
Another list, this time of 21 WHS you probably haven't heard of, I guess the Telegraph didn't write it with this forum in mind :)

I even had 4 in a row that I had visited!

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