A photograph inside of the Grand Gallery, a space within the Great Pyramid of Giza.

The Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Cemeteries or Science Marvel?

Introduction to the Pyramids around the world The above pictures depict some of the popular Egyptian Pyramids. The Pyramid is a three dimensional geometric figure. It consists of a square base and four equilateral triangular sides. There have been numerous … Continue reading The Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Cemeteries or Science Marvel?

The ruined city of Djado

Ancient History: The Ruins of the City of Djado, a Hidden Wonder of the Sahara

Rediscovering the Sahara Archeological discoveries often help dispel myths and misconceptions about different epochs and places. The city of Djado, an impressive abandoned fortress located in northern Niger, shatters the common perception of the Sahara desert. Most people usually depict … Continue reading Ancient History: The Ruins of the City of Djado, a Hidden Wonder of the Sahara

The Cultural Significance of Temples in Everyday Indonesia

Temples are rooted into Indonesian culture in a way that even everyday houses are designed as temples. It brings such a humble spirit and enchantment over the unique architecture. More than 20,000 temples are scattered around Bali alone, this tropical paradise. Pura is the name of Balinese Hindu temple where strict rules coordinate their design. The word Pura pulls its roots from Sanskrit with the meaning walled city“ or palace“. Not only temples, flowers which represent offerings are composed in certain order. Though Indonesia is mostly a Muslim country, temples are intertwined into its existence specially to Bali which is … Continue reading The Cultural Significance of Temples in Everyday Indonesia

Temple in Indonesia in the distance with trees and grass.

Ancient History and the Current Status of Stunning Island Country, Indonesia

Indonesia is officially the Republic of Indonesia, a country which is located in Southeast Asia. It is located between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It includes more than 17,000 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, parts of Borneo and New Guinea. … Continue reading Ancient History and the Current Status of Stunning Island Country, Indonesia