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7 Wonders of The World

2023-07-16 00:00:00 / episode: 181

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"The seven wonders of the world.

Do you know the list of the seven wonders of the world? It's actually a little more complex than it sounds.

There is the seven wonders of the ancient world.

And that's the ancient list.

The original list was made 2000 years ago.

It included the pyramid at Giza, the Great Pyramid and the hanging gardens of Babylon.

It had the Temple of Artemis from Greece and the statue of Zeus.

There is also the mausoleum at Helena.

Now, I don't really know where Heli Caracas is right now, but a mausoleum is a building for keeping dead bodies.

Then there was the Colossus of Rhodes and I'm not sure where Rhodes is exactly, but the colossus was a giant statue.

After that.

There is the lighthouse in Alexandria.

Now, this list is an interesting list, especially today because they're all gone, except for the Great Pyramid at Giza, all of them have been destroyed some way or another.

So we can't see them, which is kind of a shame.

And as a result of that, they've come up with a new list of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

I'm not going to tell you what they are because that's just a list.

But they're interesting and they're more far flung.

They go from China to South America all around the world.

Listing seven wonders of the ancient world and they're man made.

But then you get even farther away from this and you get the seven natural wonders of the world.

Now, I don't know that list, but I've heard about it.

In short.

People love making lists.

If you go traveling to a new country, you might have a list of places that you want to see.

Well, the seven wonders of the ancient world or the seven wonders of the world is kind of like that.

It's a checklist or a tick list and you feel better if you see them or if you take a picture and then you can show your friends on Instagram.

Wouldn't that be wonderful? Well, I hope you enjoy the seven wonders of the world."