Liz Taylor Destinations

Before there was Liz and Dick, there was Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, born in a London suburb. Relive the extraordinary life of the film icon, whose passion for life was matched by her many travels.

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Masada
Masada

Masada

"You can hike the Snake Path or ride the cable car to Masada's ruins. Either way it's a journey back in time to one of the most dramatic moments in all of human history." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Masada

Masada

"The weather was stormy on top of Masada. Which made the usual camera setups … not so usual." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Church of the Holy Sepulcher

"On top of the church that contains Christ's crucifixion and burial sites is a separate church space for Ethiopian Orthodox worshippers. This is an old picture of the structure in desperate need of repair—which they are presently doing." - Don Wildman 960 1280

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Church of the Holy Sepulcher

Church of the Holy Sepulcher

"The inner dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. It brings out the holy in all of us." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Dead Sea

Dead Sea

"I've visited this region a number of times but it never loses it's majesty. To imagine that so many of stories essential to western civilization took place here -- well, it’s just awesome." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Church of All Nations

Church of All Nations

"Over the centuries, a church has been constructed on most every the site critical to Christian history. This amazing building stands adjacent to the Garden of Gethsemane." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane

"I was permitted access to walk inside this holy grove, the confirmed site where Christ was arrested by Roman soldiers and taken into custody. Amazingly, these very olive trees likely stood at that time. They’re dated to more than two thousand years ago -- in itself, a seeming miracle." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Wadi Qelt

Wadi Qelt

"St. George's Monastery sits in a valley a short journey from Jerusalem. Remarkable nature preserve, incredible religious site. It's places like these around the country that make the Holy Lands so incredibly rich with history." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives

"It is presumed by all Abrahamic faiths that when the Apocalypse occurs, the souls interred on this hillside will be the first to rise to heaven. Which has the very earthly effect of making the Mount of Olives some of the most valuable real estate on the planet." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

The Room of the Last Supper

The Room of the Last Supper

"Debatable, whether the famed meal actually took place inside this room, but the whole site is treated by Christian tourists as such, quite faithfully and/or symbolically. That it is also located inside of a decommissioned Ottoman-era mosque only heightens the irony." - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Zedekiah’s Cave

Zedekiah’s Cave

"Beneath Damascus Gate, one of the main entrances to Jerusalem's Old City, is located an immense subterranean space where some suggest the original limestone blocks for Solomon’s Temple were quarried. " - Don Wildman 960 1280

  

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Visitors to London's National History Museum can explore more than 70 million specimens. 960 1280

  

The jewel in the crown of the Boston Museum of Fine Art is without doubt the Asian galleries. 960 1280

  

Cairo's Egyptian Museum provides an opportunity to see one of mankind's greatest works, Tutankhamen's golden mask. 960 1280

  

Spending just 1 second at each piece in St. Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum would take over 3 weeks of your time. 960 1280

  

The Louvre is France's -- and some would argue, the world's -- finest cultural institution. 960 1280

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The collection at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum is so vast, it's spread across 8 city buildings. 960 1280

  

The Hagues' Mauritshuis Museum features extraordinary pictures from the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age. 960 1280

  

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art contains works plucked from 50,000 years of human creativity, belief and power. 960 1280

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Israel's Shrine of the Book collection contains some of the most important cultural artifacts related to Christianity. 960 1280

  

The collection at the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence was cultivated by the Medici family over many centuries. 960 1280

  

Vatican City houses some of the finest Italian art ever produced, including Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes. 960 1280

  

London's British Museum is a lesson in where our culture and others have come from, and where we each look to be going. 960 1280