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Bathing in history

Bathing in history

By SHARON STEPHENSON – The Dominion Post The Romans had their faults – rape, pillage and wearing dodgy togas among them. But they were on to something when they discovered the hot mineral waters bubbling out of the ground in England’s south-west were just the thing to cure ailments and ease aching muscles. We’re about […]

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Bath saves its world heritage status … just

Bath saves its world heritage status … just

The home of Georgian architecture has managed to hang on to its world heritage status. But for how long? In April I wrote about Bath’s status as a world heritage site, which was then in doubt. Unesco, the international guardian of these sites, had sent a team of inspectors to England’s most celebrated Georgian city […]

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Bath England: Bubbling with history

Bath England: Bubbling with history

by Bob Ecker Bath, England: You’ve probably heard of Bath, a curious old Roman touristy spot somewhere in the southwest of England, but why bother? Bother, oh yeah. This place is special and has been so for almost two thousand years. Exceedingly lively and bustling with activity, Bath has withstood-the-test-of-time as a vibrant, world famous […]

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