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Travel for Someday

Meteora, Greece
The Metéora (Greek: Μετέωρα, pronounced [mɛˈtɛoɾɐ], lit. “middle of the sky”, “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above” — etymologically related to “Meteorite”) is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river andPindus Mountains, in central Greece. The nearest town is Kalambaka. The Metéora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria I, II, IV, V and VII (…wiki)
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Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen Itza : Yucatan, Mexico
Chichen Itza, from Yucatec Maya: ”at the mouth of the well of the Itza” was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilization. The archaeological site is located in the municipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state of Yucatán.
Chichen Itza was a major focal point in the northern Maya lowlands from the Late Classic (c. AD 600–900) through the Terminal Classic (c.AD 800–900) and into the early portion of the Early Postclassic period (c. AD 900–1200). The site exhibits a multitude of architectural styles, reminiscent of styles seen in central Mexico and of the Puuc and Chenes styles of the northern Maya lowlands (…wiki)
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(*Note : Chichen Itza is a part of the UNESCO world heritage list seen here)
Shakespeare and Company Bookstore : Paris, France
Shakespeare and Company is the name of two independent bookstores on Paris’s Left Bank. The first was opened by Sylvia Beach on 17 November 1919 at 8 rue Dupuytren, before moving to larger premises at 12 rue de l’Odéon in the 6th arrondissement in 1922. During the 1920s, it was a gathering place for writers such as Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce and Ford Madox Ford.[1] It closed in 1940 during the German occupation of Paris and never re-opened.
The second is situated at 37 rue de la Bûcherie, in the 5th arrondissement. Opened in 1951 by George Whitman, it was originally named “Le Mistral” but renamed to “Shakespeare and Company” in 1964 in tribute to Sylvia Beach’s bookstore. Today, it serves both as a regular bookstore and as a reading library, specializing in English-language literature. The shop was featured in the Richard Linklater film Before Sunset and in the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris (…wiki)
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Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Ipanema (Portuguese pronunciation: [ipaˈnẽmɐ]) is a neighborhood located in the southern region of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, between Leblon andArpoador. The beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song “The Girl from Ipanema" ("Garota de Ipanema”), written by Antônio Carlos Jobimand Vinícius de Moraes (…wiki)
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(*Note - seems to attract big crowds)
Les oeufs de Grenoble : Grenoble, France
Grenoble (French pronunciation: ​[ɡʁə.nɔbl]; Arpitan: Grenoblo) is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Dracjoins the Isère. Located in the Rhône-Alpes region, Grenoble is the capital of the department of Isère. The proximity of the mountains, as well as its size, has led to the city being known in France as the “Capital of the Alps” (…wiki)(…wiki (French version))
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Adršpach-Teplice Rocks : Dolní Adršpach, Adršpach, Czech Republic

The Adršpach-Teplice Rocks (Czech: Adršpašsko-teplické skály) are an unusual set of sandstone formations covering 17 km² in northeastern Bohemia, Czech Republic. They are named after two nearby municipalities: Adršpach, and Teplice nad Metují.
The rocks have been protected as a national nature reserve since 1933, and since 1991 the whole adjacent region of Broumovsko has enjoyed the status of protected landscape area. Tourists may visit the rocks via a number of marked trails. The area is a popular destination for rock climbers.
In recent years, it has become a focus for the high-risk climbing-related sport of rock jumping (…wiki)
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Ithaa : Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Malé, Maldives
Ithaa, which means mother-of-pearl in Dhivehi, is the very first undersea restaurant in the world located 5 metres (16 ft) below sea level at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island in Alif Dhaal Atoll in the Republic of Maldives.[1] The 5-by-9-metre (16 by 30 ft) mostly acrylic structure has a capacity of 14 people and is encased in R-Cast acrylic with a transparent roof offering a 270° panoramic underwater view.[2] The restaurant was designed and constructed by M.J. Murphy Ltd. - a design consultancy based in New Zealand - and was opened on April 15, 2005. Food served in the restaurant has evolved over the years and is now best described as contemporary European with Asian influences,
Ithaa’s entrance is a spiral staircase in a thatched pavilion at the end of a jetty. The tsunami which followed the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake topped at 0.31 metres (1 ft 0 in) below the staircase entrance, and caused no damage to the restaurant (…wiki)
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It’s been too long…

It’s been too long…

Too long…and I apologize for the long delay…

I’ll be posting new posts later today and I’ll be getting back to this regularly again. 

(Please be sure to check out the other blogs too - ‘Stay for Someday’ and ‘Eat for Someday’ as well!)

To everyone who is new, welcome and thank you for stopping by and I hope you enjoy your look through. To everyone who has stayed with my blog, thank you so much for your patience.

-Yours Truly☆


Cova d’en Xoroi : Alaior Menorca, Spain
The Cave of Xoroi in a cave that is natural to the island of Menorca, specifically in the urbanization of Cala en Porter, part of the town of Alayor and subsists mainly due to tourism. The Cova d’en Xorori is now enabled as a local bar daytime and disco night. It is a great tourist spot as it is located in a very special place in the fall line of a cliff above the water, on the south coast of the island. It has large windows natural stone openings that show a large portion of the horizon on the Mediterranean, and on clear days, the island of Mallorca (…wiki)
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Las Pozas (The Pools) : Xilitla, Mexico
Las Pozas (“the Pools”) was created by James, more than 2,000 feet (610 m) above sea level, in a subtropical rainforest in the mountains of Mexico just outside the town of Xilitla. It includes more than 80 acres (320,000 m2) of natural waterfalls and pools interlaced with towering Surrealist sculptures in concrete (…wiki)
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*note - music video of Nicole Scherzinger singing “Try with Me”