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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Here come the Vikings

PrevBy Hassan M Kamal | Posted 22-Sep-2014Catch a special screening of the children's film, 'Viking Adventures', which introduces the Scandinavian seafarers who ruled Northern Europe for nearly 300 yearsHistory buffs have much to cheer as starting today, ... [Published Mid Day - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sail Vietnam’s Halong Bay in Style

What better way to see Vietnam’s famed floating villages, limestone caves, and emerald green rice paddies than aboard a river cruise? Pandaw River Expeditions has announced its new 10-night Halong Bay and Red River excursions, launching in July 2015. ... [Published DestinAsian - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pandaw River Expeditions Offers Halong Bay and Red River Vietnam Sailing

Guests will visit floating villages, a floating school and limestone caves in Halong Bay before entering the Kinh Thay River, mooring at Yen Duc Village surrounded by historic mountains. On the Duong River, the Angkor Pandaw will visit local villages ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

In the inner city an ancient Indian martial art is providing inner peace

The ancient martial art 'Kalari' which forms the basis of many combative sports is finding a regular following in a small gym in Adelaide, South Australia.Kalaripayattu or 'Kalari' as it is commonly known, focuses on combative self defence as well as ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

China recognizes 'River of Poetry'

The Poetry Institute of China has named an ancient river revered by generations of poets as the country's "River of Poetry."The Qihe River "deserves the title" since it is widely known as a cradle of Chinese poetry, said Zhang Tongwu, president of the ... [Published Global Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pandaw to sail Red River

Pandaw is to become the first river expedition cruise operator to sail in the upper Red River in Vietnam in July 2015.Departing Halong Bay on 10 July, Angkor Pandaw will sail a new ten-night Halong Bay and Red River itinerary enabling guests to explore ... [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dancing with the Czars - Spend New Year's Eve in Russia

New Year's Eve is the most festive holiday of the year in Russia, with parties, presents, and vodka toasts. MIR Corporation has specialized in Russia travel for more than 26 years and offers a one-of-a-kind celebratory tour built around New Year’s Day ... [Published Luxury Travel Magazines - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

The terrible and high price of war

Della Lowe (Photo: Submitted)This past week, we marked the somber passing of the 13th year since our nation was attacked by stateless people with no other agenda than to aggrandize themselves in a cause that was, at best, fruitless and, at worst, evil ... [Published St. George Spectrum - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Australian High Commission welcomes …

By ANI | ANI  –New Delhi, Sept. 12 (ANI): The Australian High Commission has welcomed the return of two 11th century idols to Tamil Nadu.Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott handed the idols of Nataraja (the "Dancing Shiva") and Ardhanariswara to his ... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

An Interview with Patrick Grant

What inspired the new Affligem ‘Knight’s Coat and Tails’ collection?The attire worn by Affligem’s six founding knights inspired the Affligem ‘Knight’s Coat and Tails’, research into the shape of the armour to the tunic. We took the idea of the chain mail ... [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 2 reports

Indian Idols Hit on Heritage Black Market

NEW DELHI: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s ‘good citizenship’ gesture of returning two stolen idols from India has brought back the spotlight on unabated thefts of priceless antiquities from temples and other places of India. Most of these statues ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 5 reports

Australian PM Tony Abbott returns 11th century stolen idols to Modi

During his meeting with Modi, Abbott returned the idols, one of which is a Nataraja --the dancing Shiva—which belonged to the Chola dynasty of 11th-12th century.The other sculpture is of Ardhanariswara, which represents Shiva in half-female form, and ... [Published Jagran Post - Sep 06 2014]

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"[The medina] is a mix of many kinds of details that belong to different periods historically" says Alaa Sadi, an Iraqi architect who has renovated a 15th century riad, or traditional house, in Fes
"It originated just as a way for people to gather and have fun, celebrating the harvest season" Thompson said
by "Italy led the way in the education of the western races, and was the first to realise the type of modern as distinguished from classical and medieval life" . - J A Symonds The term 'renaissance' was borrowed from the French language. It has a wide meaning...
"There is a very large weather system, moving directly towards us," he warned, thumping the maps. "We may encounter strong winds tonight, perhaps building to Force 8! This is nothing to alarm you."

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Here come the Vikings [Published Mid Day - 9 hours ago]
Fes: A time traveler's delight [Published WDSU New Orleans - 11 hours ago]
Annual Scotfest Highland Games enjoyable for co... [Published Tulsa World - Sep 21 2014]
A slice of history at the Common Ground Country... [Published Portland Press Herald - Sep 21 2014]
Western Europe in the age of renaissance and re... [Published Sunday Observer - Sep 20 2014]
Rajasthan: Where the chatter in your mind stops [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 20 2014]
High Tea at Force 10 [Published Departures Magazine - Sep 20 2014]
Things to do in Sussex this autumn: Top 10 [Published Crawley News - Sep 19 2014]
Arrival of the ocean people [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 19 2014]
10 castles that you can actually stay in [Published Stylist Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
TOP 5 MANOR HOUSES PERFECT FOR THE AVID DOWNTOW... [Published Staffordshire Living - Sep 18 2014]
How Can I Make the Most of an Airport Layover? [Published Travel and Leisure - Sep 18 2014]
Sail Vietnam’s Halong Bay in Style [Published DestinAsian - Sep 18 2014]
The yogi and his tricks [Published Tehelka - Sep 18 2014]
Five-door variant of MINI launched [Published SGCarMart.com - Sep 18 2014]
DOWN THE HEEL [Published Prestige Asia Hong Kong - Sep 18 2014]
Pandaw River Expeditions Offers Halong Bay and ... [Published Travel Agent Central - Sep 17 2014]
Factbox: Scotland [Published Russia Profile - Sep 17 2014]
In the inner city an ancient Indian martial art... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 17 2014]
China recognizes 'River of Poetry' [Published Global Times - Sep 17 2014]
A home full of rarities [Published Mid Day - Sep 17 2014]
Timeline of Marske's history unveiled [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Sep 16 2014]
Unetaneh token through a different lens [Published Jewish Tribune - Sep 16 2014]
Pandaw to sail Red River [Published Cruiseandferry.net - Sep 16 2014]
Dancing with the Czars - Spend New Year's Eve i... [Published Luxury Travel Magazines - Sep 15 2014]
The Un-United Kingdom [Published Indian Express - Sep 15 2014]
Pandaw River Expeditions [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 15 2014]
Aquatic puppetry entertains President Mukherjee... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 15 2014]
Bali: Change of place [Published New Zealand Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Thousands turn out to Frampton Country Fair [Published Stroud Life Online - Sep 14 2014]
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7 Most Common Superstitions of Seafarers [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 26 2014]
Superstitions and beliefs are entwined into the very fabric of human existence. Be it any sphere of life, there is a small element of odd and uncanny belief that dictates it. Even in an age where information flows across space (as well as outer space) ...
Nothing to Do With Islam Complete Article [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 25 2014]
Nothing to Do With Islam http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/bruce-thornton/nothing-to-do-with-islam/ August 18, 2014 by Bruce Thornton 65 Comments   Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's ...
Looking For The Spark Of World War 3? Start Here [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 11 2014]
Submitted by James H Kunstler of Kunstler.com , Any American influence left in Iraq should focus on rebuilding the credibility of national institutions.   – Editorial, The New York Times Gosh, isn’t that what we spent eight years, 4,500 lives, ...
Who Are The Yazidis? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 08 2014]
Raya Jalabi profiles the ancient faith community whose ongoing persecution at the hands of ISIS was a major factor driving Obama’s decision to authorize air strikes in Iraq: The ancient religion is rumoured to have been founded by an 11th century ...
Everything You Need to Know About the Yazidis [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 08 2014]
On the peaks of the Sinjar mountains, 50,000 members of the Yazidi people are facing a slow death from dehydration and exposure. Below them waits the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a militant extremist group who will kill any that descend. ...
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