Increase your creativity with a journey to ancient civilizations
“Leonardo da Vinci travels to the Holy Land to uncover a secret that has shaped the fate of all civilizations.”
― Amerigo Consta, Codex: The Origin of Thought
During this period, with extra time at home, you have an excellent opportunity to discover new worlds and expand your creativity. You may even find places that you’ll add to your travel list for future trips. Maybe you’re wondering about one of the ten oldest civilizations. Each civilization contributed to new inventions, new ideas, new cultures, philosophies, and lifestyles. When you explore these ancient worlds, you’ll find forgotten ideas that spark the ancient civilization that you can use today.
Find a comfortable place to help you transport yourself to many wonders of the ancient worlds. Prehistoric sites can be found all over the world. Their fascinating histories and impressive artifacts open intriguing glimpses to times past, and visiting such old places in the world can be an unforgettable experience.
Science is continually discovering new archaeological places and uncovering more evidence into what we once thought we knew about our history, therefore offering new pieces to the ever-changing puzzle of humanity’s past and altering how we interpret it. Here are some of the most important archaeological sites all over the world and ancient places worth paying a visit.
“Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries.” – René Descartes
Where should you go to understand people of different centuries?
Ancient Origins offers Ten Must-See Ancient Places
Travel Triangle takes you to 20 Ancient Cities of the World
History shares amazing 7 Historical Treasures Discovered by Accident
Something to read to get you ready for wonderous adventures.
Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders Hardcover – October 15, 2019, by Joshua Foer (Author), Ella Morton (Author), Dylan Thuras (Author)
“A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper.”— New York Times
Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and marvelous it really is.
This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with more than 100 new places, dozens and dozens of new photographs, and two very special features: twelve city guides, covering Berlin, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cairo, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Moscow, New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Plus a foldout map with a dream itinerary for the ultimate around-the-world road trip. More a cabinet of curiosities than a traditional guidebook, Atlas Obscura revels in the unexpected, the overlooked, the bizarre, and the mysterious. Here are natural wonders, like the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can sit and drink comfortably. Architectural marvels, including the M. C. Escher–like step-wells in India. Mind-boggling events, like the Baby-Jumping Festival in Spain—and no, it’s not the babies doing the jumping, but masked men dressed as devils who vault over rows of squirming infants.
Every page gets to the very core of why humans want to travel in the first place: to be delighted and disoriented, uprooted from the familiar and amazed by the new. With its compelling descriptions, hundreds of photographs, surprising charts, maps for every region of the world, and new city guides, it is a book you can open anywhere and be transported. But proceed with caution: It’s almost impossible not to turn to the next entry, and the next, and the next.
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