I awoke early on the day before Easter with just one thought on my mind: I’ve got to buy my daughter an Easter basket! Being three years old she has really started getting into the excitement of the holidays and today was extra special. Today was the annual Easter Egg Stroll on beautiful Jekyll Island, […]
Around 900 AD, Native Americans in Georgia began constructing a series of towns consisting of enormous earthen pyramids. The largest of these pyramid sites include Ocmulgee and Etowah both believed to have been constructed by Creek Indians. This series of articles will take the reader on a quest to discover the origins of the people who built these great lost cities of […]
Around 900 AD, Native Americans in Georgia began constructing a series of towns consisting of enormous earthen pyramids. The largest of these pyramid sites include Ocmulgee and Etowah. It is believed that ancestors of modern Creek Indians were the builders of these sites. Interestingly, evidence including both artifacts and oral histories have always suggested that these Creek Indian tribes were […]
Tallahassee, Florida is home to many locations that preserve the area’s rich Native American Heritage. I decided to take a road trip to visit several of these sites including the Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park, Mission San Luis State Historic Site, Florida State Museum, and the Lake Jackson Archaeological Park. Letchworth-Love Mounds Park My first […]
Watch our video slideshow of photos taken at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Florida. If you would like to create a video slideshow of your own photos click here. Giant elephants used to live in Florida. That’s one of the first things you learn upon entering the Florida Museum of Natural History […]
Silver Springs in Ocala, Florida is marketed as “Nature’s Theme Park” and it definitely lives up to its slogan. Filled with wild animal exhibits and glass-bottomed boat rides over some of Florida’s most amazing crystal-clear springs, a day in this park brings you much closer to “wild” Florida than any other park in the […]
Poe Springs, located in High Springs, Florida near Gainesville, is a county park and natural wonder that serves as the gateway to other natural wonders such as Lilly Springs and Rum Island Springs all reachable by canoe which you can rent from the park. Home to a great variety of wildlife and plant life, you’ll definitely […]
Above: Watch the full-length documentary- “La Villa Choir Tour of Italy.” As I peered out the window of the plane on our final descent into Rome, I noticed an oval-shaped building far below. “Oh wow,” I thought, “that’s the Coliseum.” Having just watched Gladiator days before, the Coliseum was an unmistakable landmark in the […]
Come along with me as I explore Georgia’s Native American heritage at such sites as the Sapelo Shell Ring Complex, Rock Eagle effigy mound, Fort Mountain stone wall, Kolomoki Mounds, Ocmulgee Mounds and Etowah Mounds.
Angkor Wat was built in the 12th century as the capital and state temple for the god-king Suryavarman II. Amazingly, it has been used continuously as a religious temple ever since, first as a Hindu temple and now as Buddhist temple.
Spend a day walking around Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The city has a lot of charm not to mention amazing food and beautiful parks.