Sunday, July 08, 2007

New Seven Wonders

The New Seven Wonders of the world were announced last night. I agree for the most part, although the Pyramids definitely got the shaft. How could an original seven wonder not make
this list? Egypt was up in arms over the fact that the Pyramids were even on the nomination list. As for as it was concerned, their pride and joy should automatically have been named, while the world could vote for the other six.

Here is the list:

Chichen Itza
Machu Picchu
Statue of Christ Redeemer
Taj Mahal
The Colosseum
The Great Wall of China


At 1:50 AM, Blogger Tom Gara said...

kent - the pyramids were taken off the voting list and made a permanent "honorary" wonder - like a representative of the ancients in the new list.

At 6:48 AM, Blogger AdamB said...

hey kent can you check your SK email about the German guy?

At 10:10 AM, Blogger Danny said...

I was hoping for Montreal's Olympic stadium to make the top seven... apparently it wasn't even on the list of nominees!

At 6:36 AM, Blogger Vimaljit said...

South America! Now I cant wait to go there to teach. Was just admiring some pictures of machu picchu...wish I'd gone there BEFORE it was designated a wonder.

Well, I guess now I would just have to wrestle my way through throngs of tourists.


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