Archive - Dec 27, 2005

Caernarfon Castle to Be Center of Tourism Campaign

In an effort to bolster flagging tourism, the Welsh town of Caernarfon is stepping up its plans to utilize its medieval castle as the center of its marketing campaign for 2006.

Lost City Uncovered Under Syrian Desert

On the border between Syria and Iraq, archaeological excavation has uncovered the remains of a settlement from the fifth millenium BCE.

Canongate Hopes for Redevelopment Soon

The plans for a UKĀ£180 million redevelopment, including offices, modern apartments and a five-star hotel, of the Canongate, an area dating back to 1128, mark a remarkable turnaround in the fortunes of this part of the Royal Mile.