Focus on Archaeology

Façade of the Tivoli Palácio de Seteais in Sintra.
A look at three royal palaces in Sintra (2 of 2 
on Portugal)
Two remarkable monasteries: Alcobaça and Batalha (1 of 2 on Portugal)
The view of the Bryggen from our room at the Clarion Admiral Hotel — Bergen.
The Bryggen of Bergen — Norway’s Hanseatic 
legacy
An Aboriginal painting in the Australian Museum — Sydney. Photo: Skurdenis
Finding examples of Australia’s Aboriginal 
culture in Sydney’s museums, galleries and public gardens
The painted Seler Lienzo II cloth from Mexico (c. 1600).
Ancient treasures amassed in Berlin, Germany’s, Ethnological Museum
Sauntering down a street in Bogotá’s La Candelaria neighborhood.
A stroll through La Candelaria, one of Bogotá, Colombia’s, oldest neighborhoods
Sites along Hong Kong’s Ping Shan Heritage Trail
Visitors climb the grand staircase to the remaining façade of São Paulo Church —

For more than four-and-a-half centuries Macau has occupied a unique position both in its geographical location at the mouth of the Pearl River in the South China Sea and as a link between Europe and China.

Founded by Portuguese in 1557, Macau was the first European colony on Chinese territory. It served not only as Europe’s gateway into China but as China’s “window” on the outside world that it had often shunned in the past.

Mixture of two cultures...

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