Around the World


"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. "

 
Ralph Waldo Emerson



Sri Lanka: The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Five centuries before Christ, Sri Lanka was a land throbbing with vitality and a well-ordered civilization. Cities, palaces, reservoirs, parks, temples, monasteries, monuments and works of art bore testament to the character, imagination, culture, philosophy and faith of the people of Sri Lanka, the Resplendent Land. Vestiges of this ancient civilization are abundantly extant today.

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The World’s Most Mysterious Places: Can We Explain Everything?

Many popular experts suggest possibility that mysterious sites around the world were created with help of advanced knowledge and technology (possibly more advanced than our current one) possessed by lost civilizations. Others do not believe that there ever was very advanced civilization on earth and all of the superb knowledge was handed down to us by ancient astronauts who came down from heaven. Most scientists do not subscribe to any of these ideas and try to explain ancient enigmas on the ground of religion and ritual.

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A Question of Culture: Greeting People in Different Countries

Our planet is divided into many different countries which have many different races of people, different customs, and different manners. Each country has its own way of greeting people.

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New Seven Wonders of the World

New Seven Wonders of the World is a contemporary attempt to create an alternative to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World list. The worldwide popularity poll was organized by the private, non-profit Swiss-based New Open World Corporation (NOWC). It claims more than 100 million votes were cast through the Internet or by telephone. The New 7 Wonders of the World have been announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007 - 07.07.07.

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