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Rachel's Ruminations' monthly newsletter: My 73rd country!😊 ...

First of many travel tips. In this case, what NOT to do! (And what I did just yesterday.)

Have you ever done something like this when you were traveling? Hurt yourself because you just weren't paying attention to where you were going? Add a comment!

#bangkok
#amazingthailand
filmed at @holidayinnexpressbkksathorn
#traveltips2022
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#CapCut
#felldown
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Sukhothai is a UNESCO site and the former capital of Thailand. I arranged and paid for my visit myself but @tourismthailand Sukhothai office provided me with a guide for two days so this was partially #sponsored.

The guide @molave019 is an archeologist and teacher and a total history geek just like me! Definitely reach out to him if you need a guide at Sukhothai or Ayyuthaya or really anywhere in Thailand!

#thailand #thailand_ig #amazingthailand #sukhothai #unescoworldheritage #worldheritage #religiousart #religiousarchitecture #thailandtravel
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#sponsored Maya restaurant @mayathailand is at the very top of the Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit @holidayinnbangkoksukhumvit. It has set sampling menus as well as a la carte and the chef clearly takes great pride in mixing Indian, Thai and other influences in his creations. A great meal to celebrate a special occasion!

#holidayinn #Bangkok #amazingthailand #thailand_ig #thailandtravel #foodietravel #indianfood #bloggerlife
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#sponsored - A chic hotel with a killer view! @holidayinnbangkoksukhumvit #amazingthailand @tourismthailand
#bangkok #thailandtravel #thailand_ig #thailandinstagram
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Mid-range hotel: sizeable and spotless rooms with a great choice of pillows! Thank you to @tourismthailand for making this and so much more happen! @holidayinnexpressbangkoksiam
#amazingthailand #Bangkok #thailand
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#tbexasia2022 #thaifood #foodietravel #amazingthailand ...

Explosive closing party after #tbexasia2022 #amazingthailand #tourismthailand @tbexevents ...

Ayutthaya is known for its UNESCO ruins, but also has working shrines like this one that was a couple acres, I think, crammed with altars and lots more very colorful displays. #Buddhism #Ayutthaya #amazingthailand #tbexasia2022 ...

My favorite photo from Aspire lounge 41 in Amsterdam #schiphol airport.

#LiveLoveLounge @prioritypass @aspireairportlounges
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At Columbia State Historic Park, a real stagecoach stops at an original Wells Fargo! Is this a "real" ghost town?

Read about my search for "real ghost towns" in California at the link in my bio!
https://rachelsruminations.com/favorite-ghost-towns-in-california/

#ColumbiaCA #GhostTowns #CaliforniaSierra #Stagecoach #CaliforniaDreaming #OldWest #GoldRush #GoldRushTowns #VisitCalifornia
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There are lots of Gold Rush ghost towns, but some are more "real" than others.
Click the link in my bio to read about my four favorite ghost towns in California!

Pictured: Gold Bug Mine in Placerville, where you can tour a bit of the mine wearing a hardhat, listening to a very entertaining audio tour.

https://rachelsruminations.com/favorite-ghost-towns-in-california/

⠀#GoldRush #GhostTowns #California #Placerville #GoldBug #GoldMine
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Rachel's Ruminations' monthly newsletter: Road trip! 🚘 ...

Detail in the cathedral in Jaén, Spain. Over-the-top Baroque!

#jaen #españa @viveandalucia
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Carved detail of a bull on a sarcophagus at Tyre, a UNESCO site in Lebanon.⁠

Read about all of Lebanon's UNESCO sites at the link in my bio!⁠

#sponsored @tourleb #Lebanon #Tyre #UnescoSites #VisitLebanon #bulls #RomanRuins
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Tyre is a UNESCO site in Lebanon that includes a Roman/Byzantine necropolis (shown) and also a hippodrome (picture Ben-Hur and you get the idea).⁠

This photo shows only a very small portion of a very big collection of sarcophagi and tombs. ⁠

Read all about Tyre and Lebanon's other 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites by clicking on the link in my bio!⁠

#sponsored @Tourleb #Lebanontourism #Tyre #RomanRuins #Lebanon #UnescoSites #WorldHeritage #necropolis #hippodrome
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Baalbek is without a doubt the most impressive of Lebanon's 5 UNESCO World Heritage site. This photo shows the Temple of Bacchus, one of 3 Roman ruins at the site.⁠

If you look really closely you can see some people at the base of the structure toward the left-hand end - just to give you an idea of the scale of the temple!⁠

Read about all 5 UNESCO sites at the link in my bio!⁠

***Likes are appreciated!⁠

#sponsored @tourleb #VisitLebanon #Baalbek #RomanRuins
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The Holy Valley (Kadisha Valley) in Lebanon, together with the Forest of the Cedars of God, is one of Lebanon's 5 UNESCO sites. Early Christian monks took up residence in caves in the valley, which eventually grew into small monastic communities.⁠

Shown: Qozhaya Monastery⁠

Read about this and the other 4 UNESCO sites in the link in my bio.⁠

Click "like" please!⁠

#sponsored @tourleb #lebanon #VisitLebanon #monastery #UnescoSite⁠

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