The Baptistery is a building that is beautiful to look at, both inside and out, a masterpiece of architecture whose beginnings date back to antiquity. Like many holy places in Europe, there is no way of telling exactly how long the Baptistery has been revered. The origins of the temple, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, are uncertain but according to local lore there has been some sort of shrine on this spot since ancient Roman times, a temple dedicated to Mars, the Roman god of war. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com
Take in the history of this unique community by exploring three of the most beautiful Ukrainian churches, and learn of the Ukrainian culture by experiencing some of their authentic restaurants and bakeries. Due to the success an influence of the Ukrainian Village, Chicago became sister cities with Kiev, the capital of Ukraine in 1991. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com
Explore the sights and smells this National Botanical Garden has to offer, from the Fragrance Garden to the numerous, diverse paths. This garden boasts 9000 species of South African flora, including Cycads dating back to the Jurassic era. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com
Cape Town is a gem of a city. It is a truly multifaceted haven for anyone who visits and those who call it home. Its mixture of vivacious nightlife, provincial charm, and breathtaking landscapes offers something for everyone. It is as romantic as it is adventurous, historic as it is cosmopolitan. In Cape Town, a typical day might look like this: hop on a cable car in the morning and watch the sun come up from the top of Table Mountain, take a relaxing stroll through the Botanical Gardens in the afternoon, and end the day with some fine shopping and dining on the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. And if this itinerary sounds too tame for you, adventure seekers will find plenty of surfing, windsurfing, and skin-diving along the coast. There is not much you can’t do in this South African capital. However, don’t think of Cape Town as merely a tourist attraction. All of the city’s wonderful features have roots in its fascinating past and much of Cape Town exists today because somebody had to fight for it. This audio guide offers some pertinent information to help you get around the "Mother City" with ease.
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The panoramic tour reveals Jerusalem through its unique scenery. One of the most multifaceted cities in the world and with almost 4000 years of history, Jerusalem embraces a singular mosaic of civilizations, sights and religions. Despite its variety, the core of Jerusalem comprises a relative small area. One of the best ways to feel and unravel the Jerusalem puzzle is to tour first around its main lookout points – many of them located within walking distance or a short drive. Just by listening to the tour you will get a sense of Jerusalem’s uniqueness, and once you stand before the vistas you will be thrilled by the inspiring sights. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.
Stories from actor and puppeteer Jodi Eichelberger. As a Broadway performer in the original cast of "Avenue Q" and international puppeteer in such shows as "Lazy Town", Jodi has traveled the world and relates stories from his childhood home in Boise, Idaho to getting stuck in the remote fjords of Iceland. These are stories of travel, growing up, dreams and delusions. In the style of memoir and personal narrative, these podcasts will appeal to fans of David Sedaris and "This American Life". Jodi currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can read more at www.jodieichelberger.com.
By Jodi Eichelberger
Jaffa, one of the oldest port cities in the Mediterranean, has become a must-see for every Tel Aviv visitor. Built on a high cliff overlooking modern Tel Aviv, the trendy and bustling city is a fascinating contrast with Jaffa’s captivating ancient port, archaeological exhibits that present 4000 years of history, picturesque artists' quarter and lookout point with a unique view of the coastline. The tour also leads you to Jaffa’s intimate lanes while showcasing its historical landmarks from the days of the Egyptians, Phoenicians, the Old and New Testaments, the Crusaders, Napoleon and the Turks. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.