Tag Archives: Walks

Walking Tour: Antalya In Southwest Turkey (4K)

Antalya is a Turkish resort city with a yacht-filled Old Harbor and beaches flanked by large hotels. It’s a gateway to Turkey’s southern Mediterranean region, known as the Turquoise Coast for its blue waters. Remnants remain from Antalya’s time as a major Roman port. These include Hadrian’s Gate, built to honor the Roman emperor’s visit in 130 A.D and 2nd-century Hidirlik Tower, with harbor views.

Walking Tours: Verona In Veneto, Northern Italy

Verona is a city in northern Italy’s Veneto region, with a medieval old town built between the meandering Adige River. It’s famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” A 14th-century residence with a tiny balcony overlooking a courtyard is said be “Juliet’s House.” The Verona Arena is a huge 1st-century Roman amphitheater, which currently hosts concerts and large-scale opera performances.

Coast Walk: Palos Verdes, Southern California (4K)

Rancho Palos Verdes is a coastal city located in Los Angeles County, California atop the bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, neighboring other cities in the Palos Verdes Hills, including Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates. 

Walking Tour: Amman – Capital Of Jordan (4K)

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a modern city with numerous ancient ruins. Atop Jabal al-Qala’a hill, the historic Citadel includes the pillars of the Roman Temple of Hercules and the 8th-century Umayyad Palace complex, known for its grand dome. Built into a different downtown hillside, the Roman Theater is a 6,000-capacity, 2nd-century stone amphitheater offering occasional events.

Walking Tours: Amiens In Northern France (4K)

Amiens is a city in northern France, divided by the Somme river. It’s known for the Gothic Amiens Cathedral and nearby medieval belfry. Shops and cafes line the Quartier St.-Leu’s narrow streets. Floating market gardens (“hortillonnages”) dot the city’s canals. The Musée de Picardie shows art and antiquities spanning centuries. Nearby, the Maison de Jules Verne is a museum where the science fiction author once lived. 

Walking Tour: Shinjuku City In Tokyo, Japan (4K)

Shinjuku City encompasses the buzzing clubs and karaoke rooms of neon-lit East Shinjuku and upscale hotel bars and restaurants in the Skyscraper District. Tokyo Metropolitan Building has a popular observation deck, and Mount Hakone rises over tranquil urban parkland. Galleries, theaters, and bookstores attract students from busy campuses. New National Stadium is a high-tech sports venue built for the 2020 Olympics. 

Egypt Walks: Pyramids & Great Sphinx Of Giza (4K)

This walking tour of the Giza Pyramid Complex was filmed on Friday April 1st, 2022 starting at 1:23 at the Great Sphinx. After visiting the Sphinx, you will walk up the causeway to the Pyramid of Khafre and walk around all four sides. Next we will walk through the Western Cemetery over the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khufu. After exploring the Eastern Cemetery, we will take a horse carriage ride to the Pyramid of Menkaure.

Timeline: 0:00 Intro and Map 8:36 Great Sphinx 17:40 Khafre Causeway 28:19 Khafre Mortuary Temple 32:28 Pyramid of Khafre 41:01 Back side of Khafre Pyramid 47:26 Hieroglyphs and Tomb 56:20 Western Cemetery 1:03:30 Pyramid of Khufu 1:06:40 Climbing the Great Pyramid 1:13:08 Boat Pits 1:24:54 Khufu Mortuary Temple 1:28:07 Mastaba of Qar (G 7101) 1:29:57 Pyramids of the Queens 1:33:30 Eastern Cemetery 1:47:28 Horse Ride to Pyramid of Menkaure 1:56:16 Pyramid of Menkaure 2:01:35 Mortuary Temple of Menkaure 2:11:00 Pyramid Viewpoint 2:15:40 Pyramids of the Queens 2:21:54 Pyramid of Khafre 2:27:03 Khafre Causeway 2:37:12 Wall of the Crow 2:38:07 Streets outside the Pyramids

Walking Tour: Locarno In Southern Switzerland

Locarno is an Italian-speaking resort city in southern Switzerland, on Lake Maggiore at the base of the Alps. It’s known for its sunny climate. Founded in the 12th century, the old town’s Castello Visconteo houses the Museo Civico, which showcases Roman antiquities. The 15th-century Santuario della Madonna del Sasso, an art-filled pilgrimage site overlooking the city, can be reached by funicular railway.