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The history and monuments of ancient Iran

Visiting Iran | Small group tours Iran Women visit a carpet store in Shiraz, Iran. Throughout history, Iran’s position in the centre of the famous Silk Road has seen it crisscrossed by travellers, traders and…

10 Oct 19 · 19 mins read
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Inside the Vank Cathedral, Isfahan, Iran

Questions about Iran for senior travellers.

Explore and learn about on a small group tour of Iran its ancient history in Persopolis. Study its Mosques and the garden design. Explore Tehran, Isfahan and Shiraz with like minded travellers.

5 Aug 19 · 2 mins read
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Bagan Myanmar

Latest UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Latest UNESCO World Heritage Sites As of July 2019, there are 1,121 official UNESCO World Heritage sites, with 30 brand-new sites added this year. A World Heritage Site can be a man-made (cultural heritage) or…

11 Jul 18 · 8 mins read
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The Jerash Ruins (Gerasa), Jordan

Jerash in northern Jordan is noted for its well-preserved Roman ruins, one of the largest in the world.

16 Feb 24 · 8 mins read
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Islam in the Mediterranean

Islam in the Mediterranean

Article discusses the arrival of Islam in Mediterranean region with a focus on Istanbul and Turkey. The relationship to the merchants of Venice and the crusades should also be considered in this period of change. Join a Odyssey Traveller small group educational tour for senior couples and mature solo travellers to learn more.

13 May 22 · 12 mins read
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Hiking daypack

What to pack for holidays

For mature solo and senior travelers what to pack for holidays in a post Covid-19 environment is packed with suggestions. Article for small group tour travellers to Europe or outback Australia to assist with packing advice for general trips and walking tours.

6 Aug 21 · 7 mins read
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