I didn’t know about some of these historical markers—maybe you didn’t either. Below is ten of the famous twelve sites.
Rebuilt gates and mud-brick walls around “lost city” of Nineveh near Mosul, Iraq are popular tourist attractions.
photo/James P. Blair
Versailles of the Caribbean, Haiti’s Palace of Sans-Souci constructed in 19th century. The king’s subjects revolted in 1820, forcing him to hide in the palace, where he committed suicide.
photo/James L. Stanfield
Caves, monasteries, and mosques – the city of Taxila in Pakistan was a crossroads of industry in the ancient Middle East – beginning in the sixth century B.C.
Ruins of ancient gymnasium in Famagusta, Cyprus once considered among the richest cities in the world – founded as early as the third century B.C.
I can close my eyes and let these images take me away to another time, another place and another world. It’s no.4 that intrigues me most … no cars necessary here.
May Your Glass Always Be Half Full
Read chapter four of Maxi Malone’s
novel Over the Edge at: