Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.
Some dude in Switzerland has decided it is time to update the 7 wonders of the world.
The last list was made 2200 years ago by the Greek philosopher, Philo…who hardly had seen the world.
Now, with the world at most people’s fingertips, the world can vote on the new seven wonders.
China can boast that the Great Wall is among 21 finalists – chosen from among 19 million voters.
India can boast that the Taj Mahal is on the list.
There are rules to be included in the new list. The site for selection is www.new7wonders.com
Of course, there are trips and prizes and propaganda and all sorts of businesses that will spring up once the final seven are determined, eh?
Here are 21 finalists.
1. The Acropolis
4. Chichen Itza
5. Christ Redeemer
7. Easter Island Statues
8. Eiffel Tower
9. Great Wall
10. Hagi Sophia
11. Kiyomizu Temple
12. Kremlin/St. Basil
13. Machu Picchu
14. Neuschwanstein Castle
16. Pyramids of Giza
17. Statue of Liberty
19. Sydney Opera House
20. Taj Mahal
Have you made your choice for the new 7 wonders?
To do so, you have to register, but this link might take you there.
If not, try this one.