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Wonder Travel

 
Have you dreamed of visiting some of the natural wonders or ancient and modern human-created wonders of the world?  if so, we have some tourist and travel information to help you arrange such a trip. They are divided into seven categories.

 


Jump down to our wonderful Visit a Wonder chart.
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What is the largest desert in the world? Believe it or not, the Antarctic desert is the largest polar desert followed by the Sahara desert which is the largest sand desert in the world.  We have a wonderful Visit A Desert chart at the bottom of this page with everything you want to know about the major deserts of the world and how to visit them.

Search the web.  To search the web for information about visiting a wonder of the world, use the name of the wonder and descriptive words for what you want to do: trips and tours (e.g., Panama Canal trips and tours) or words like expeditions, hiking, camping, budget, deluxe, and sightseeing. 
 
 
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook  A collection of links to study the ancient world.
 
Guardian Unlimited - Travel Section - Wonders of the World. This British newspaper has done an excellent job of listing, describing and linking to travel information on the wonders of the world. They have several categories of wonders including Ancient Wonders, Alternative Wonders, 20th Century Wonders, and Hidden Wonders.
 
Howard Hillman's Top Ten Lists for Travelers.  An interesting collection of world travel wonders - places and things to see as you travel the world.
 
InfoPlease.com.    Learning Network: Good list of categories of Structures and Buildings.
 
WonderClub.com.  Their All World Wonders section has 9 categories of wonders with seven entries in each one.
 
Museum of Unnatural History - Wonders   Artist conception of the 7 ancient wonders and background information.
 
Nova  One page that lists the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World with paintings and let's you match the wonder with the picture.
 
 
 
 

 
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Click on a category name to go to that page where we have information and tourist links for each of the wonders listed.

Ancient 7 Wonders   The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World.
Great Pyramids of Giza, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
Ruin Wonders  10 famous ruins
Angkor Wat, Borobudur Temple, Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu,  Parthenon, Petra, Roman Colosseum, Stonehenge, Tenochtitlan and Tikal.
Modern Wonders  13 modern wonders.
Channel Tunnel, CN Tower, Panama Canal, Suez Canal, Laerdal Tunnel, Seikan Railway Tunnel, Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge, Akashi Kaikyo Suspension Bridge, Burj Dubai, Syncrude Tailings Dam, Rogun Dam, Itaipú Dam and North Sea Protection Works Project.
Statue Wonders  10 famous statues
Statue of Liberty, Christ The Redeemer, Mount Rushmore, Motherland Volograd, Moai Statues of Easter Island, Sphinx, Michelangelo's David, Leshan Buddha, Sun Temple of Ramses II, and Terracotta Army.
Marvelous Wonders  10 marvelous wonders.
Eiffel Tower, Empire State Building, Gateway Arch, Golden Gate Bridge, Hoover Dam, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Mont Saint-Michael, Palomar Observatory, Sydney Opera House, and Taj Mahal.
Natural Wonders  7 and 10 natural wonders
Most Popular 7: Grand Canyon, Great Barrier Reef, Northern Lights, Paricutin Volcano, Rio de Janeiro Harbor, Mt. Everest, and Victoria Falls. Three more that are commonly on lists of 7 or 10:  Amazon River and Jungle, Angel Falls, Serengeti Migration  Honorary - The Universe
New 7 Wonders   The New 7 Wonders of the World. selected by an international vote of ordinary people and announced on 7 July 2007.
Chichen Itza temple, Christ The Redeemer statue, Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu, Roman Colosseum, Taj Mahal. 
 
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