More wonders of the world I have seen on my travels – again in no particular order.
The iron bridge at Ironbridge, Shropshire, Great Britain
In the late eighteenth century Abraham Darby devised a way of smelting iron with coke. The bridge was built in 1779. It was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. The world, would never be the same again.
Terracotta Warriors, China
A clay army of thousands of life-size terra cotta figures of soldiers and horses discovered in 1974 in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China after they were buried underground for more than 2200 years.
Modern Shanghai Skyline
Modern Shanghai symbolises how China has emerged to dominate the World’s economy.
Stonehenge, Wiltshire, Great Britain
Estimated to date from 3100 BC and is made up from Bluestone, Sarsen, Welsh Sandstone. When I was a small boy we were able to sit, stand and climb on these ancient stones, all that is now strictly forbidden.