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The Alhambra

“I have heard O King, that the king walked to the center of the palace and looked around, but saw no one. The palace was furnished with silk carpets and leather mats and hung with drapes. There were also settees, … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame de Paris

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUrULTifMPc In “Civilization,” a classic TV series of 1969, standing in front of Notre-Dame, Kenneth Clark asked: “What is civilization? I don’t know. I can’t define it in abstract terms — yet. But I think I can recognize it when … Continue reading

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Places I Want to See before I Die

This is a fine list of places I want to see before I die. So far I have only been to Stonehenge and I must say it was incredibly compelling. The site is no doubt a gateway to another dimension. … Continue reading

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