History Buffs Tribe
You know why British sailors were called limeys and what year the Parthenon was built, have traced the footsteps of Roman emperors, and scaled Macchu Picchu. The History Buffs tribe is for all of you who know where we're going...because you know exactly where we've been.
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Leigh Virkus' rating: Mar 19, 2012
Very moving experience - This French town was destroyed with 642 of its inhabitants, including women and children, massacred by a German Waffen-SS company. A new village was built after the war on a ... read more
nearby site and the original has been maintained as a memorial. Shops and houses still have some of the possessions lying about. A museum houses other articles from the event. You feel like one of the villagers could be walking down the street.
Praça Dos Três Poderes, Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Valbergtarnet & Vektermuseet
Valbergjet 2, Stavanger, Norge
Leigh Virkus' rating: Aug 20, 2014
The area where the tower is located gives you a very good overview of the Gamle Stavanger - Old Stavanger and the vågen (port), so don't forget your camera! You can go into the tower if you want ... read more
somewhat better views and a history of this lookout.
Leigh Virkus' rating: Aug 20, 2014
Nice place to wander around in although it is hilly. These old wooden houses have been upgraded and make a neat place to live except for parking. There is a cafe with a free museum which has the house ... read more
made up like in the 50's.
Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Leigh Virkus' rating: Mar 02, 2014
This is an impressive structure designed in a English Victorian style. It is on a hill with views to Singapore. It can hold up to 3000 people and has an outside area for dinners etc. We just walked ... read more
around the outside as we were not allowed to go in.
George Washington House
Bush Hill, Bridgetown Barbados
Sally M's rating: Aug 20, 2014
George Washington stayed here at the age of 18. You can enjoy a "dinner with George" & experience the food & evening entertainment of a bygone era. The Barbados Coffee Shop in the grounds nearby, ... read more
serves the most delicious lunches. Guided ( Day or Night ) walking tours along the Garrison nearby give you a taste of the life of a soldier, a slave & the gentry of the past.
Castillo de San Felipe
Castillo San Felipe de Barajas, Cartagena, Bolivar, Colombia
Michael Ja's rating: Aug 20, 2014
A great fort with lots of different levels to explore. There are Spanish guides as wells as audio guides available, seine can easily spend 2 hours there, some od the internal 'tunnels' are open, entry ... read more
was like 10 dollar per adult. Going I'm the morning hours is recommended - it really gets hot there...
Recommended for:History Buffs
Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome 00186 Italy
walking wanderer's rating: Aug 20, 2014
If you're going to be in Rome, this would be the top attraction. While the Colosseum may the symbol of Rome. There is just so much more variety of ruins to see such as temples, bath, & the House of ... read more
Augustus. Do get the Roma Pass to skip the line & be aware that it may be closed due to inclement weather.
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