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The Cave of Crystals

The "Cueva de los Cristales" or Cave of Crystals, is located 1,000 feet below the surface of a mountain in the Chihuahua desert region of Mexico and was discovered by accident when two miners were digging a new tunnel while removing the mineral rich water that filled the 30 foot by 90 foot cave.

The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript is considered by scholars to be most interesting and mysterious document ever found. Written in the 15th or 16th century CE, it consists of approximately 240 vellum pages. I

The Tomb of The Terra Cotta Warriors

Thousands and thousands of life size clay warriors stand in silent and eternal defense of the amazing tomb of the Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang Di.  

It is called the most spectacular archaeological find of the twentieth century. Qin Shi Huang Di began his reign in China in 221 B.C. at the age of thirteen.

The Temples of Abu Simbel

The Temples of Abu Simbel recall the era of Ramses II and can truly be considered one of the wonders of the ancient world. 

Constructed in Egypt by the pharaoh and his wife Nefertiti in 1250 BCE, they were literally carved out of the sandstone cliffs, much like the Ancient City of Petra.

The Great Pyramids, Did You Know?

In ancient Egypt, it was believed that when a pharaoh died, he became the God Osiris, king of the dead. Ancient Egyptians also believed that the spirit of the pharaoh, or his "Ka", remained in his body and continued to live there.

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The William Ricketts Sanctuary

Situated in the Dandenongs in a ferny glade, the William Ricketts Sanctuary is a place of beauty and tranquility, due to the natural setting and the mystical sculptures half hidden among ferns along enchanting pathways.

Made of clay from the Bendigo region, these breathtakingly beautiful and visionary sculptures create a magical presence.

The Dazu Rock Carvings

The Dazu Rock Carvings, located in the southeast portion of the Sichuan Basin in China, is a stunning example of grotto art dating back to the 7th century.