Bulls on Parade

After the 1987 stock market crash artist Di Modica created the Charging Bull sculpture as a symbol of the strength and power of the American people. The sculpture was first placed on Broad Street in front of the New York Stock Exchange. The statue was impounded by the police but after a public outcry theContinue reading “Bulls on Parade”

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is an agency of the United Nations with its purpose to contribute to peace and security by promoting science, culture and education.. UNESCO overseas many different projects but the one I want to concentrate on is their involvement in World Heritage Sites. UNESCO assists in protecting¬†World HeritageContinue reading “UNESCO World Heritage Sites”

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Everyday thousands of people queue to visit the embalmed remains of former leader Ho Chi Minh. The mausoleum in Hanoi was completed in 1975 after two years of construction and six years after Ho Chi Minh’s death. Even though in his will Ho Chi Minh stated that he wanted to be cremated he body wasContinue reading “Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum”

Landmarks Around the World

Landmarks have always been a favourite of mine and they have featured heavily on my blog in the past. Over the next few weeks I will be posting about different landmarks around the world that I have visited in the form of a photograph, description or my experience, sometimes it may be all three.¬†A landmarkContinue reading “Landmarks Around the World”