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Why Didn’t They Include the Paris Catacombs?


I’m not sure if you saw the recent Yahoo Travel “10 Best Places to Explore the Underworld.”

They were very cool places and if you are a dedicated traveler, some (if not all) seem to be great places to visit.

Paris Catacombs. Photo by Dan Owen.
Paris Catacombs. Photo by Dan Owen.

However, I’m baffled as to why the Paris Catacombs were not included.
The underground “city” of Seattle was included. The subterranean system of the Fremantle, Australia prison was touted. The Colosseum Hypgeum (basically, the “basement” of the Rome Colosseum) where the gladiators and animals waited before ascending to the arena is included. Read More Why Didn’t They Include the Paris Catacombs?

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My First Blog Ever

Palais de la Cité & Pont d'Arcole. Photo by Abhijeet Rane (2010). PD-CCA 2.0. Wikimedia Commons.

First of all, thanks so much for visiting my first Blog. Not too sure how many folks at first are going to visit with me. I don’t think too many will see this first one unless you’ve gone back into the archives.

I think the reason for this is that, at this point, I haven’t built up a following. But I’m working on that as we speak. I met with my friend Joel who is an expert at creating content, marketing and developing an audience through blogging and he is guiding me through this process.

Why am I trying to develop an audience? Well, I’m in the process of writing a book. Read More My First Blog Ever