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This well-preserved Roman temple in the city of Pula, Croatia is known as the Te
This well-preserved Roman temple in the city of Pula, Croatia is known as the Temple of Augustus. The temple, which is named after and dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, is believed to have been built sometime between 27 B.C. and 14 A.D. The richly decorated temple is considered one of the best complete Roman monuments outside Italy. If you’re wondering why there are so many Roman structures located in the country of Croatia, it is because Croatia was at one time part of the Roman Empire. This is why cities like Pula also possess a name in Italian as well. In Italian, Pula is known as, Pola. . . . . . #pula#pulacroatia#croatiafulloflife#croatiafullofhistory#bestofcroatia#croacia#istria#visitcroatia#visitistria#visitpula#pola#takesecondexit#historybuff#girlswhowander#girlstravel#hrvatska#croatia_instagram#croatialovers#experiencecroatia#croatiaeu#templeofaugustus#romanempire#notinitalyanymore#istrianpeninsula
21.05.2019 18:30:16
Troksnu iela is one of my favorite streets in Old Town Riga. Just look at all th
Troksnu iela is one of my favorite streets in Old Town Riga. Just look at all the brightly colored buildings on this narrow passageway that is waiting to be explored.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #visitriga#rigalatvia#visitlatvia#balticcountry#takesecondexit#oldtownriga#troksnuiela#rigainmycolours#rigaofficial#visit_latvia#oldriga#enjoylatvia#solotravels#girlswhowander#latvia_online#latviatravel#rigailoveyou#visitbaltics
20.05.2019 18:26:52
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Happy Derby Day! Here’s a throwback to a few years ago when I had the opportunit
Happy Derby Day! Here’s a throwback to a few years ago when I had the opportunity to visit the Twin Spires myself. Pictured is the home stretch at Churchill Downs, where this year’s winner will be crossing the finish line shortly. Who’s your pick for the win? . . . . . #churchilldowns#myoldkentuckyhome#thoroughbredracing#kentuckyderby#twinspires#derbyday#mintjulep#millionairesrow#louisvilleky#visitlouisville#visitkentucky#takesecondexit#homestretch#turfclub#jockeyclub#unbridledspirit#kentuckysfinest#racetrack#runfortheroses
04.05.2019 20:27:01
I spent last Easter in the beautiful city of Sibiu, Romania. You might be surpri
I spent last Easter in the beautiful city of Sibiu, Romania. You might be surprised to know that Romanians celebrate Easter a week later than the rest of us because they follow the Orthodox calendar. Still, I wanted to take a few moments to celebrate this special day so I stepped inside the Catholic Church on the right, where there was a service taking place in Latin. I took a seat and listened to the music and spent some quiet moments in prayer, grateful that I could spend a few moments with other believers even if we were not from the same denomination, nor did we speak the same language. . . . . . #sibiu#sibiuromania#cityofsibiu#largesquare#bisericaromanocatolica#transylvania#romaniamagica#romaniawow#romaniatravel#explorethecarpathiangarden#takesecondexit#heisrisen#justashesaid#topromaniaphoto#romaniainspo#romaniapics#ig_sibiu#ig_romania
21.04.2019 18:59:43
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It’s been a long week. Who am I kidding?! It’s been a long year already. Current
It’s been a long week. Who am I kidding?! It’s been a long year already. Currently home for the weekend and my goals are to rest and recover from an exhausting week that has left me completely drained. Hoping to make a dent in my current “To Be Read” pile. What are your weekend plans? . . . . . #tbrpile#toberead#weekendreading#booklist#weekendplans#bookwormproblems#takesecondexit#readinglist2019#lazyweekend#recoverymode#bookstoread#pageturner#historicalfiction#printlover
30.03.2019 02:19:18
The Basilica of San Albino is likely the most iconic structure located in the hi
The Basilica of San Albino is likely the most iconic structure located in the historic village of Old Mesilla. When the church was first built it was built on Mexican soil, which was later transferred to the United States as part of the Gadsden Purchase. The church is one of 1,757 minor basilicas in the world. . . . . . #oldmesilla#mesillaplaza#mesilla#basilicaofsanalbino#newmexicotrue#mesillavalley#highdesert#desertrat#historybuff#gadsdenpurchase#southernnewmexico#riogranderiver#historicalplace#americanasteeples#basilica#newmexicolove#takesecondexit#churchesofinstagram#placeofworship#smalltownusa#americanhistory#bilingual#travelnewmexico
25.03.2019 18:37:56
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The juxtaposition of London’s old and new. On the right is the Southwark Cathedr
The juxtaposition of London’s old and new. On the right is the Southwark Cathedral, which originated in 1106. On the left is the London Shard a modern skyscraper completed in 2012. . . . . . #theshard#theshardlondon#southwarkcathedral#gothicrevival#oldandnew#pastandpresent#architectures#takesecondexit#offthebeatenpath#queenswalk#southbanklondon#visitlondonofficial#omgb#goopgo#juxtaposition#londonskyline#londonlove#londoncalling#londoncityworld#toplondonphoto
19.03.2019 06:14:45
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St. Peter’s Abbey and Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria. Am I the only weirdo that e
St. Peter’s Abbey and Cemetery in Salzburg, Austria. Am I the only weirdo that enjoys visiting old cemeteries when I travel? Honestly, I think there’s something kind of beautiful about these ornate burial sites and the grounds were so peaceful. There’s also a catacomb here, which is where the photo was taken, and Mozart’s sister Nannerl is buried at the entrance. . . . . . #salzburg#salzburgaustria#arriveandrevive#gemsofeurope#bavarian#bayernpass#daytripping#takesecondexit#austrianalps#visitsalzburg#salzburgoldtown#stpetersabbey#austria_memories#stpetersfriedhof#stpeterscemetery#salzburgcatacombs#finalrestingplace#munichdaytrip#bestofsalzburg#bestofbavaria#cemeteriesofinstagram#wanderlustlife#offthebeatenpath#hiddengems#explorers#theprettiestcities#discoversalzburg#exploresalzburg#travelaustria#austrianadventures
06.03.2019 19:04:56
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Adventures last March in Sighisoara, Romania. March may not be the best time of
03.03.2019 19:38:38
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