7000 Wonders

7000 Wonders

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Facilitators

So, what is it about that little island, squeezed between the Atlantic and the Irish Sea, that fills both its admirers and its detractors with so much passion while sparking their imagination and inspiring their eloquence?

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

5 min read
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Marine Einsteins

When necessity became less urgent, curiosity came to the fore - and ever since human beings have had an urge to see animals not just in houses, backyards and zoos but also in their natural habitat.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read
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Wild East

Likewise, an inconspicuous and not at all exciting object or structure can become a wonder if it finds itself in the right place at the right time - even a jail.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read
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A Phantom Castle

There are precious few physical structures that exist in a gray area between reality and imagination...

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read
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An Abode of Love

There are probably entire blocks and even some villages receiving less letters on any given day than that rather inconspicuous house. All those letters are addressed to “Juliet, in Verona”.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

2 min read
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Under The Stars

When it comes to Italy, almost every town there was a capital!

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read
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A Wonder by Mistake

It's hard to imagine someone creating a Wonder despite their intentions rather than in accordance with them, and yet…

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

3 min read
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A Pope's Nephew

Pope Paul V's nephew, Cardinal Scipione Borghese had a small problem...

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

2 min read
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A 28-Century-Old City

One would think that a 28-centuries-old city has a lot to offer, and it does...in a rather quirky way.

Edward Porper

Edward Porper

2 min read