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Las Tunas

21 May, 2009

Las Tunas – The Sugar Cane Province of Cuba Las Tunas the capital city of a small province in Cuba called also Las Tunas, which is the 9th largest and the 10th most populated Cuban province. Until the mid 90s the only sources of income for the locals were agriculture and cattle-raising. Today, though, tourism [...]

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Atlantic Forest

18 May, 2009

Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves: A Natural Wonder Like No Other Why is it that people are very attracted to natural wonders? Note the importance people place on attractions that are not manmade—destinations like Japan’s Mount Fuji, America’s Grand Canyon, and even lesser known places as such the Philippines (and its rice terraces) are given so [...]

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The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro is the greatest public University in Brazil and is considered to be one of the most important academic institutions in Latin America. It is located in the city of Rio, and features 3 different educational venues, as well as two buildings [...]

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Copacabana

17 May, 2009

Copacabana- The Jewel Of Rio de Janeiro Copacabana is a very famous district in the southern part of Rio in Brazil; it is one of the major tourist destinations in the country and the area that is shown in every travel guide referring to the country of Brazil, mostly due to the long and gorgeous [...]

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Xochimilco

17 May, 2009

Xochimilco – The Romantic Getaway of Mexico City Xochimilco is a borough in Mexico City, one of the sixteen which compound the Federal District of Mexico. It is situated almost 30 kilometres away from the city centre and is supposed to be the third bigger borough in the region, covering an area of 125 sq [...]

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Christ the Redeemer Statue: A Monument Overlooking Rio The Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, also known as the Redeemer, is one of the most important monuments in Latin America and the entire world. Its history is long and interesting. It dates back to the 16th century, during the Portuguese Reign. They [...]

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Atacama Desert

19 Apr, 2009

The Atacama Desert – the Driest Desert in South America The Atacama Desert is one of the most known deserts in South America. It is located west of the Andes and is considered to be the driest plateau in the world. It stretches almost six hundred miles from Peru into Chile and is situated at [...]

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Temple of Kalasasaya

18 Apr, 2009

Exploring the Temple of Kalasasaya Temple of Kalasasaya is one of the most imposing temples found in South America today; it is located in Tiwanaku in Bolivia and is a solid and large structure of 130 x 120 meters. Even approaching the temple the visitors are impressed by the majestic and massive structure and the [...]

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Tiwanaku

16 Apr, 2009

Tiwanaku, the important archaeological site in Bolivia Tiwanaku is the premium archaeological site of Bolivia; it is also called Tiahuanaco and is in close proximity to the city of La Paz. Visitors who wish to come to this unique place can come by car – three hours approximately – or by train and bus. It [...]

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La Paz, Bolivia

15 Apr, 2009

La Paz, the city that touches the sky La Paz is the capital city of Bolivia. It is often referred to as the city that touches the sky because it is built on the slopes of hills, in high level above the sea. It is located and built over a large alti-plano: the city levels [...]

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