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10 UNIQUE FORTS AND CASTLES IN RUINS!!

Some of the most popular tourist destinations in world are ancient forts, castles, and battlefields. It is fun to imagine what it was like to live during a time when people fought with swords, cannons, muskets, and bows. In the Middle Ages, leaders constructed massive fortifications to protect their people. Forts and castles signified power, wealth, and military capability. Some of the greatest minds in the history of warfare designed fortresses to withstand any attack. They were placed in strategic locations and used to defend important routes. In the last century, the expansion of modern weaponry has diminished the need for fortified structures. Today, countries use other means to protect their borders. This article will examine the history of ten unique ruined forts and castles.






10. Biruaslum Cliff Fort





   Biruaslum is a stack in the Barra Isles to the west of Vatersay, Scotland. A stack is a steep column of rock that is formed around sea coasts. Stacks can grow extremely high an…

THE LAST ICED COFFEE RECIPE YOU WILL EVER NEED!

The Last Iced Coffee Recipe You'll Ever Need! I love Iced Coffee.


No... I Love Creamy Iced Coffee.
I Love Creamy and Sweet Iced Coffee.
But...
HATE paying over $4 a glass for it at some fancy-schmancy coffee house!

After literally years of trying, I have found it!
I have figured out how to make the perfect creamy & sweet Iced coffee for pennies a glass!

I'm gonna show ya how!







First...
You have to make your coffee concentrate.
(This is the only part of the process that takes some time)
Don't worry, the gallon of coffee concentrate you end up with will make enough to last you for a month in the fridge!

You do NOT want to brew a normal pot of coffee for your iced coffee.
You want to cold-brew it.
This leaves you with a smooth, acid-free coffee base that we all love for a refreshing cold drink.
Iced Coffee Concentrate.

Ingredients- 1 gallon water (I buy a gallon of drinking water)1 lb bag of your favorite rich coffee (course ground if ya can get it)Coffee filters or several…

GAWAI DAYAK FESTIVAL FROM MALAYSIA!

Gawai Day or Gawai Dayak is a festival celebrated in Sarawak on June 1st every year. It is both a religious and social occasion. The word Gawai means a ritual or festival whereas Dayak is a collective name for the native ethnic groups of Sarawak (and neighboring Indonesian Kalimantan): the Iban, also known as Sea Dayak and the Bidayuh people, also known as Land Dayak. Thus, Gawai Dayak literally means "Dayak Festival". Dayak would visit their friends and relatives on this day. Such visit is more commonly known as "ngabang" in the Iban language. Those too far away to visit would receive greeting cards.
    It started back in 1957 in a radio forum held by Mr Ian Kingsley, a radio programme organiser. This generated a lot of interest among the Dayak community.






    The mode of celebration varies from place to place. Preparation starts early. Tuak (rice wine) is brewed (at least one month before the celebration) and traditional delicacies like penganan (cakes from rice …