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My Top 11 Place “WOWs” of This Trip

11. Andes mountains regions in Central Ecuador (Nariz del Diablo train ride) and Peru (Machu Picchu/Sacred Valley) 10. Oman’s mountains and valleys 9. Dubai architecture 8. Ranakpur, India—huge, white marble Jain temple 7. Valparaiso, Chile—hill areas with colored houses and street art 6. Mysore Palace … Continue reading

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Ranakpur: Fort Kumbhulgarh and Chaumukha Mandir

Nov. 16-17 were the days I explored the Ranakpur area. Fort Kumbhulgarh was built in 1433-1468 and includes the second-largest wall on earth at 36 km long–second only to the Great Wall of China. Chaumukha Mandir is one of India’s … Continue reading

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