Article by Henry Arnault
South America is known for its widely diverse cultures and traditions, and much of it is evident in the colors it presents through both. Throughout all of its countries, there is never a shortage of beautiful sights to see, from the way of the people to its natural landscapes. Here are some examples of color that makes the rainbow of South America as spectacular as it is.
Red – Argentina tango: The tango is one of the most iconic exports of Argentina, and particularly Buenos Aires. The vibrant red twirl of a female dancer’s dress and the detailed highlight of her lipstick is an integral part of the sensual and lively dance. To see authentic tango for yourself, head to the port of La Boca on the Buenos Aires part of your Argentina tour or try to get entrance to an unmarked milonga venue.
Orange – Atacama Desert: Chile is famous for Patagonia in the south, Andes mountains down its spine, and desert in the north. The Atacama is the driest desert in the world, and it boasts alien-like landscapes sure to create a world of wonder. One of the most beautiful times to experience it is during sunset when the rays of light turn the entire view a deep hue of orange.
Yellow – Costa Rican sunrays: Costa Rica is a top holiday and honeymoon escape because of its glorious sunlight. The sun gives life to the two coasts–Pacific and Caribbean–and creates enchanting highlights of the country’s many volcanoes.
Green – Brazilian Pantanal: Often unduly forgotten on South America vacation packages is the Brazilian Pantanal wetlands. It is one of the largest of its kind in the world, and it is home to countless wildlife species you won’t soon find in your local zoo. Take a tranquil boat ride through the Pantanal to get even more up close and personal with the incredible nature it has to offer.
Blue – Peru’s Lake Titicaca: Just beyond the small town of Puno in the south of Peru is the highest navigatable lake on the planet. It is best to enjoy Lake Titicaca on a clear sunny day when the brilliance of the sky is magnified tenfold on the surface of the peaceful body of water.
Purple – Peru’s chicha morada: Peruvians are known for their sweet tooth which includes drinks as well. Chicha morada is a deep purple corn-based juice beverage enjoyed alongside anything from a fresh plate of ceviche to a hearty Chinese-Peruvian fusion meal at a chifa restaurant. It is usually served slightly chilled and is light in flavor, making it the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot afternoon.
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Article by Back in the day a trek to the Sunshine Coast took quite a long time, and once you got there, it could be a long time to see the sights.
Back in the day a trek to the Sunshine Coast took quite a long time, and once you got there, it could be a long time to see the sights. In recent years, Sunshine Coast tours have opened up considerably, and many of those tours can be found using Sunshine Coast Info Link.
A ride up the Bruce Highway from the Queensland capital of Brisbane can be a self-guided Sunshine Coast tour as it passes through the towns that make up the region. As a major tourism centre, the Sunshine Coast has become home to attractions such as Steve Irwin’s famous Australia Zoo, UnderWater World marine park, Aussie World with the Ettamogah Pub, The Buderim Ginger Factory, Big Pineapple and the Majestic Theatre. Companies offering tours to these and other sights can be found through the listings on Sunshine Coast Info Link.
One of those tours ought to visit Mooloolaba Sunshine Coast, which has turned into a family favorite for Sunshine Coast holidays.
Sand, sun and surf are the major draws to Mooloolaba Sunshine coast, with its popular patrolled surf beach, an expanses of golden sand along a blue water bay. The Mooloolaba harbour welcomes both leisure craft and fishing cruises, as well as playing host to the Mooloolaba yacht races that run to Sydney and Auckland. Imagine sailing out of this picturesque harbour for a day on the deep blue waves of the Pacific Ocean. Even if you don’t take part in the famous yacht race, a sail-away day from Mooloolaba harbour will surely be memorable.
Attractions in Mooloolaba include the stunning UnderWater World, where visitors can swim with the sharks (!) and walk through a glass tunnel under saltwater tanks while marine life swims all about them.
When it’s time to shop, dine, or sit and converse, visitors head to Mooloolaba’s famous Esplanade, where the town’s caf
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Mexico is a hub of different interests and cultures. People who travel to Mexico will witness many rich and diverse cultures and entertainment. From museums and opera houses to idyllic beach resorts, travelers in Mexico will definitely not ask for anything more.
Probably one of the places that people who travel to Mexico will surely enjoy are the beach resorts outside the capital city. At the top of the list is Acapulco, which is sometimes referred to as the Riviera of Mexico for its hotels, casinos and beach resorts. The Acapulco is a very popular tourist destination where one can also do deep-sea fishing as well as other water sports. Another haven for people who travel to Mexico is the Mazatlan, which frequently holds the international fishing tournaments as well as pre-Lenten carnivals. Hunting and fishing are also things that will interest people who travel to Mexico. One can also find in Mazatlan an observatory and one of the tallest lighthouses in the world. Other beaches that travelers in Mexico should not miss are the Cancun Island, the Puerto Vallarta and the Los Cabos.
Traveling to Mexico also opens the door to a world of arts and drama. With its many museums, Mexico is one of the most important museum destinations in the world. The Chapultepec Park houses several of these celebrated museums; the most important of which is the National Museum of Anthropology. Other museums that travelers in Mexico should also visit are the Museum of National History, Snail Museum, Technology Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art, which boasts of the finest collection of Mexican painting including those of masters such as Diego Rivera, Jos
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Travelling by train seems to be one of the best ways to tour the entire city, or sometimes even the entire country. The same thing applies if you visit Vietnam. Vietnam, a wonderful and nature rich country in Asia is popular about the train trips that they have in their country. If in the USA, the way to go around the city is by walking and/or by cab, you will be fascinated that you can ride a train in Vietnam and explore its wonderful sceneries.
There are other options available for tourists like you, but others may seem to be expensive, and another thing is that you wont see various sights and sceneries unlike taking the train in Vietnam. There are various advantages of riding a train in Vietnam if you are going on a tour with your family, or if youre exploring the wonderful trees and eco-friendly neighborhood in the amazing country of Vietnam. Youll find out these advantages as you go along.
Taking a train in Vietnam to enjoy your relaxing vacation can never be more fun. Going around the city through this route can be lengthy that thing is for sure. This is why it is strongly advised for everyone to relax all throughout the journey. Relaxing doesnt necessarily mean you just sit in one corner of the train and close your eyes. Relaxing can also be described as spending your entire vacation comfortably, and the way that you wanted to spend it. For instance, trying to stare out the window and enjoy the houses that you see, the green grass and the tall trees that you will pass by. Taking out your video camera or your digital camera to take a snapshot of memories can also be a great idea. Through this, you can save all these precious memories and keep them for your entire life. Another great idea is to bring in your iPod, your mp3 or mp4 player or even a disc man, whichever comforts you the most and just swift along with the music as you explore the cities of Vietnam.
If you are going to take a train in Vietnam on your own, for sure you will like the idea that the train or cabin crews are always there to assist you through your stay. You can ask to have you redirected to your seat and as you pass through the meadows and the clear waters in Vietnam. Talking with the people inside the long train can also be fun! This helps relieve the boredom and even get the chance to know more information related to the history of the country, or even the history of the railroads that you are already following as the moment you speak.
Just a couple of tips for travelers dont bring too much luggage as you take a train in Vietnam. This wont let you relax through the rest of your day. Just bring a bag which includes all your needs a couple of extra shirts, snacks, money, camera, and even some extra storage for stuffs that you might see along the streets just as you get off the train station in Vietnam.
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Little Known Ottawa Tourist Attractions – Canada’s Capital Off the Beaten Path Sights- Ottawa Canada Tour Tidbits
Article by Carl Chesal
Touring visitors around Ottawa is one of those pleasures that just gets better and better as you uncover more intricate history, attractions and unique sights. The Capital City of Canada, Ottawa, could also be dubbed ‘The Museum Capital of Canada’. With over 13 major museums, a dozen government attractions, and an extensive Art Gallery, there is something to satisfy every curiosity, every history buff, every art connoisseur and every entertainment taste. You could literally spend months touring this Museum Gem of Canada.
Chatting with the local guides, Members of Parliament (MPs), security persons and even Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has uncovered a few ‘off the beaten path’ attraction anomalies that add to the intrigue and beauty of the Canada’s National Capital Region.
1)The Acoustic Anomaly of the Baldwin-LaFontaine Statue on Parliament Hill. Tucked to the right and behind the main Parliament building, up behind the statue of Queen Elizabeth II sitting on a horse. Robert Baldwin and Louis LaFontaine established responsible government in Canada with the 1841 reunion of Upper and Lower Canada. Stand front and center and face this monument that looks like a mini stage. Speak in a normal voice and listen.. The sound has the natural acoustic amplification qualities like those of a mini Red Rocks Colorado amphitheater. Don’t leave yet! Sit two people opposite each other; one at the extreme right and one at the extreme left edges of the ‘stage’. Have the two whisper a conversation back and forth. WOW!
2)The Cat Sanctuary on Parliament Hill is to the left of the main Parliament building. For over 18 years and counting, volunteers have fed the 26 plus colony of stray cats. Formality and compassion in harmony. You can’t get any more Canadian than that, eh!
3)Drive along Sussex Drive from Rideau Street and continue through the round-about at 24 Sussex and Rideau Hall (across the street) on up to the RCMP Musical Ride Training Facility. You might even get to feed the horses through the fence! On the return drive enjoy the Ottawa River look-off, zip up into Rockcliffe Park to see Embassies, Ambassadors’ Homes and homes of the Ottawa elite. Park near Rideau Hall, walk its beautiful gardens and capture the Changing of the Guard.
4)No trip to Ottawa is complete with out a drive up into Gatineau Park, a short drive to an entrance just over one of the 5 bridges between the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. This park is a mecca for mountain bikers. On one excursion we watched a black bear eating by the side of road just a short distance inside this park. Drive right up to the Champlain Look-off, which overlooks the Ottawa Valley and Ottawa River. Gatineau Park is on the edge of the Canadian Shield. An incredible site any time, but particularly a perfect place in the Autumn. You might be lucky enough to view the excitement of hang gliders or para-gliders against this pristine valley backdrop. Oh! You must exit the park through Chelsea so you can enjoy the homemade ice cream and waffle cones of La Cigale.
5)Bicycle along the miles and miles of pathways throughout the National Capital region. And if that is not enough, every summer Sunday morning, sections of the River Parkway are blocked to regular automobile traffic for your biking, walking and running pleasure. Ottawans are serious cyclists – even through the cold and snowy winters!
6)Early September (Labour Day Weekend) is the time to catch the fun and color of the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival. Since 1988, this annual festival has been attracting huge crowds and hundreds of balloons. To view these Aerial Art Flotilla drifting over the Ottawa River and the Peace Tower of the Parliament Buildings is a photographers delight. Just listen to that distinctive deep ‘whooshing’ sound as they ignite the burners.
Most of Ottawa can be enjoyed with a walking tour. But treat yourself to one of the river or canal boat tours, bus tours or hop aboard the old Wakefield stream train for a step back in time. Nature. History. Geology. Outdoor Activities. Politics. Animals. Take a little time to enjoy Ottawa’s other amenities.
And what does Ottawa offer during those cold Winter months? That’s another story for another day.
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