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MESOPOTAMIA: The Season of the Great Empires

2020 Arkhaios Film Festival – Virtual Edition Mesopotamia: The season of the Great Empires Alberto Castellani | Italy | 2020 Once upon a time there were two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, which fed and made fertile a land … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Royal Albert Hall

This monument records the success of the Great Exhibition, the international exhibition held in Hyde Park in 1851 organised by Henry Cole and Prince Albert. The success of the 1851 exhibition paid for the construction of not only the Royal … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Teotihuacan

0. Who gave the city its present name? This sunken plaza, large enough to hold most of the city’s inhabitants, was centered on the Temple of the Feathered Serpent. It was discovered in 2003 by Mexican archaeologists underneath the Feathered Serpent … Continue reading

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Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire

Ancient mysteries, recent discoveries, historic exhibit at deYoung Digital Story

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SAN FRANCISCO: Asian Art Museum Day

The “Terracotta Warriors” exhibit has been on our wish list since we first heard about it, but somehow we didn’t make it at the Asian Museum in San Francisco until today. Since it was a free museum day and the … Continue reading

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We were planning a Bauhaus stroll, park play, beach afternoon. It turned out that the Bauhaus Museum has only a room in a beautifully renovated building, and not many ropes and swings were left in Charles Clore Park, so off … Continue reading

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TEL AVIV: A Land and its Dolls

Eretz Israel Museum was on the wish list for a long time and when we saw they have a folk dolls exhibit we decided it is the perfect occasion for a visit with kids! The museum is really great and … Continue reading

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PARIS: Day 2 | Cherchez le Dôme

Another early morning start brings us at Notre Dame again. This time we find a cute little playground and park to warm up the day. We are among the first visitors of Notre Dame, and it is still too early … Continue reading

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Time Trek in Caesarea

Three years ago, one kid only, I was wondering if an archaeological place is a good destination for kids. It was a blast, the most interesting and imaginative playground, where ruins turn into real palaces again! This time in Israel, … Continue reading

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From a peaceful resort in Caesarea, Israel, just a few minutes drive from Caesarea National Park. We rented a condo at Neot Resort, which proved to be a good choice with kids. The swimming pool is ideally located near a … Continue reading

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