One of the deciding factors of joining the Air Force was the ability to travel and to see new places. I have always been interested in seeing the architecture of different areas of the world. The structures around the world have a great history and a story behind the reason why they were built. There are five buildings across the globe that I have a high interest in visiting.
I have always had an interest in the Egyptian culture and history. This is why I have chosen The Great Pyramids as one of the buildings I would like to visit. The Pyramids were used as burial sites for very important people, mainly Pharaohs, in Egyptian culture. I would really enjoy being able to walk through the inside of the tombs, but unfortunately they are sealed off to the public. To be able to visit this “building” would give me an insight to the skill of all the architects and laborers that built these tombs. The Pyramids are slowly eroding and may not be there one day, so to be able to see and touch them in person may be only a once in a lifetime experience.
The next building I would love to see is also considered the building of “Eternal Love”. The Taj Mahal in Agra, India is one of the most beautiful buildings to date. Like the Great Pyramids of Egypt this building also took tens of thousands of laborers and architects to design and construct. This building is also a tomb and was built for Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal was built as one of the promises that Mumatz Mahal was able to get from the Emperor of India. I would also love to be able to walk the beautiful gardens on the south side of the Taj Mahal. The gardens were redesigned by the British, but still hold the history and culture of India.
This building was built in 1889 and has become a global icon to France. The Eiffel Tower is such a beautiful structure and piece of art. I would love to be able to visit this building for a couple of reasons but mainly for the restaurant at the... [continues]
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