#SnapTuesdays – Khufu ship – Giza, Egypt. – The Wise Explorer

Awesome share from Miss Gi over at The Wise Explorer! I think I was an archeologist in a former life... I'm a sucker for the "world's oldest" anything! Just fascinating. -- Lane Beck, 20 Mar, 2018, San Diego, CA The world's oldest intact ship, found in 1954, was preserved since  2566 BC ( ! ) …

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The world offers a myriad of opportunities to realize our privilege.

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Time is a magical and dramatic thing. It is only through the passing of years and through travel that we, creatures of modern times, are allowed to cross over into once forbidden or restricted places of the world. If you can’t find any other reason to leap onto the next plane, ponder the novelty of going somewhere that so many others before you could not. 

For example…

Created by the Soviet Union, the Iron Curtain once divided Europe in half, leaving those forbidden to enter it with only their imagination of what lay beyond. Take advantage of the fact that you can now discover the gorgeous city of Budapest, venture high into the mountains of Zakopane in Poland to indulge in delicious smoked cheese and visit the mystical Bran Castle in Romania, home of Dracula.

Auschwitz, in the 1940’s was a place no one would wish on even their most…

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