Monday, March 23, 2015

Good like rest and quiet

Monday, March 23, 2015


It felt very good to have him walking beside her. Good like rest and quiet, like something you could live without but you needed anyway. That you had to learn how to miss, and then you’d never stop missing it.

~Marilynne Robinson, Lila, 2014

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Thirty-Three and Counting

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

I thought of checking the UNESCO World Heritage List to find out how many of its sites I have visited. I’ve been to 32:

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites I've been to
Cambodia
Colombia
  • Fort, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena
  • Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia: Quindio 
China
Ecuador
India
  • Agra Fort
  • Taj Mahal
  • Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
  • Qutb Minar and Its Monuments, Delhi
  • Red Fort Complex
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan: Amber Fort, Jaipur
Indonesia
  • Cutural Landscape of Bali Province
Japan
  • Historic monuments of ancient Kyoto
  • Sacred sites and pilgrmage routes in the Kii Mountain Range: Choishi-Michi Trail to Koyasan
Malaysia
Morocco
Nepal
  • Kathmandu Valley: Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan, and Bakhtapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambu and Bauddhanat, and the Hindu temple of Pashupati 
Peru
Philippines
Vietnam
    (Updated January 2018)
     
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