Thursday, June 28, 2007

Fodor's List of 7 New Wonders of the World

Tian Tan Buddha

The editors and writers of Fodor's, a publisher of popular guidebooks, have compiled a list of the 7 New Wonders of the World. Here it is:

1. Banaue Rice Terraces - Banaue, Philippines
2. Palenque- Chiapas, Mexico
3. Tian Tan Buddha - HongKong
4. Palm Islands - Dubai, UAE
5. Panama Canal - Panama
6. Guggenheim Museum - Bilbao, Spain
7. Walt Disney World - Orlando, Florida

Top 5 Honorable Mentions
Pueblo de Taos, New Mexico
Temple Expiation de la Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain
The Summer Palace, Beijing
Teotihuacan,Mexico City
St. Peter's Basilica, Rome

For more information click on this link: http://www.fodors.com/wire/archives/002574.cfm

Check also my article about Lantau Island (under Images) where I wrote about our climb to the top of the hill to see the Tian Tan Buddha.

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Image by Rosario Charie Albar

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