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T is for – Tassili n’Ajjer

T is for the pre-historic rock art in Tassili n’Ajjer. Andras and Magdi from Budapest has travelled to Tassili n’Ajjer and chronicled their adventures here. Tassili n’Ajjer is also a UNESCO heritage site.

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S is for – Saraswati River

Saraswathi river has long been considered a mythical river, but recent research points to it being a reality in the ancient times. The confluence of the three rivers,the Ganges, the Jamuna and the Saraswathi (which is not visible to the … Continue reading

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R is for – Rama Setu

The Indian legends mention a bridge built between the tip of South India and the island of Sri Lanka around 1,750,000 Years ago known as Ram Setu. Here’s and interesting twist on this bridge – the bridge appears in one … Continue reading

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Q is for – Quimbaya

The pre-columbian Quimbaya culture were expert Goldsmiths – look at this picture of the golden airplane! It is interesting that scale replicas of the golden flyer were built 5 times larger and tested precisely. Citation: Vintner, J. “Quimbaya Gold Airplane … Continue reading

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P is for – Puma Punku

Puma Punku is the oldest ruins on Earth, being at least 12,000 years old. Dave Early did a fantastic job of describing this site on his hubpage. Puma Punku is believed to have once contained a great wharf, and a … Continue reading

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