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    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS
    Mexico in the winter10.06.2009 DESTINATIONS
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    San Cristobal de las Casas is located in the central region in the state of Chiapas, 52 km east of Tuxtla Gutierrez, the state capital. The climate is temperate and humid, with rainfall in the summer and an average year-round temperature of 15º C (59º F).

    In this city, which has one of Mexico’s most beautiful urban designs, you can discover impressive religious edifices like the Cathedral or the Templo de Santo Domingo. These buildings were restored using a combination of pro...

  • Photo of The Vatican, 10 symbols to know, Rome

    09.17.2009

    The Vatican, 10 symbols to know
    Rome St. Peters

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    The significance of many of the symbols that are found in churches and specifically St. Peter’s Basilica are not common knowledge; nevertheless, the meanings are very important and just fun to know if you want to get the most out of your visit to the Vatican. At one time the masses knew what the hundreds of symbols meant as readily as a contempo...

  • Photo of Escape to Ischia Island, Ischia

    08.22.2009

    Escape to Ischia Island
    Enjoy the family Island

    DESTINATIONS in Ischia, Italy
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    Even though Ischia is not as famous as its neighbor Capri, it is a beautiful island and worth a visit for its exciting activities, thermal spas, delicious food, hospitable people and pleasant atmosphere. In the Gulf of Naples in 6 B.C the Emperor Augustus traded the island of Ischia for Capri. This swap still resonates today as the island that g...

  • Photo of Venice Gondolas, Venice

    06.21.2009

    Venice Gondolas
    Venice, Italy

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    Gondolas and gondoliers have been a part of Venice since before most people can remember. In the 16th century, they were used as the main mode of transportation as well as trade, and about 10,000 gondolas were in daily use. Today, there are about 500 and they are used almost exclusively for tourism. Gondolas have been in existence since 1094, ho...

  • Photo of Disneyland in Tokyo, Tokyo

    06.05.2009

    Disneyland in Tokyo
    Tokyo, Japan

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    Tokyo Disneyland goes out of it's way to rival the original park, located in California, with tons of wild rides, all of which are divided into seven differently themed zones. Full of all-singing, all-dancing parades and the familiar costumed characters, kids and adults are sure to enjoy themselves at the "Happiest Place on Earth"! The Tokyo Dis...

  • Photo of Malaysia Truly Asia, Kuala Lumpur

    06.03.2009

    Malaysia Truly Asia
    A paradise in SE Asia

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    There's a plethora of things to do & see in Malaysia. “Yeah yeah” you may be saying, but seriously! When I say tons, there are tons! Peninsula Malaysia and East Malaysia makes Malaysia in entirety, though East Malaysia is accessible only by flight separated by the South China Sea, we are still one country. The diversity is apparent, but the val...

  • Photo of 10 Things Not To Miss In Venice, Venice

    05.13.2009

    10 Things Not To Miss In Venice
    Venice, Italy

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    Piazza San Marco One of the most beautiful and well-known squares in all of Italy, Piazza San Marco is something everyone should see when in Venice. Window shop, take some beautiful pictures and just enjoy yourself! Bridge of Sighs You must buy a ticket for the Palazzo Ducale in order to see the inside of the bridge. However, you can obtain an am...

  • Photo of Chicago Hostels, Chicago

    05.07.2009

    Chicago Hostels
    See the world from the Top

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    Sears Tower Skydeck. The view from the Skydeck on the 103rd floor of the Sears Tower is amazing! On a clear day, you can see 40-50 miles -- the city of Chicago and its beautiful architecture, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin. For your enjoyment on the way up, the elevators are equipped with 50-inch flat screen monitors that make you feel like you...

  • Photo of The Boston Freedom Trail, Boston

    04.29.2009

    The Boston Freedom Trail
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    The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile red-brick walking trail that leads you to 16 nationally significant historic sites, every one an authentic American treasure. Preserved and dedicated by the citizens of Boston in 1958, when the wrecking ball threatened, the Freedom Trail today is a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying groun...

  • Photo of Madrid Spain, Madrid

    04.16.2009

    Madrid Spain
    A city that you must visit

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    The Origins of how Madrid came to be named is still unclear. With documented origins dating back to the 2nd century B.C.E. as a settlement of the Roman Empire. After the fall of the Roman Empire Madrid fell under the rule of Germanic Sueves, Islamic conquests, and Christian Kings. Some believe the origin of the name "Madrid" comes from legend, th...

  • Photo of Kunming China, Kunming

    04.15.2009

    Kunming China
    South East Asia Pearl

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    The capital of China's Yunnan province is located in the middle of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau at a height of 1891m, Kunming enjoys a cool, pleasant climate, earning it the name of “City of Eternal Spring”. With a long history going back 2400 years, Kunming was the gateway to the Silk Road that facilitated trade with Tibet, Sichuan, Myanmar and ...

  • Photo of Kuching Malaysia, Kuching

    04.15.2009

    Kuching Malaysia
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    Known as “cat city” (Kuching means cat in Malay), Kuching is the capital of Sarawak, Malaysia's largest state. Among the popular attractions are the Sarawak Museum, Tua Pek Kong Temple and the world's first Cat Museum in the Kuching City North Hall. This laidback city is also the gateway to some of Sarawak's famous tourist attractions-Mulu ...

  • Photo of Kota Kinabalu Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu

    04.15.2009

    Kota Kinabalu Malaysia
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    Capital of Sabah in east Malaysia on the island of Borneo, Kota Kinabalu is known as KK by those familiar with it. Although it has a population of just 350,000 it is a vibrant city with the added attraction of ecotourism, long sandy beaches, paradise islands, virgin coral reefs, tropical rain forests, and the mighty Mount Kinabalu just 90 minutes a...

  • Photo of Kochin India , Kochi

    04.15.2009

    Kochin India
    South East Asia Pearl

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    This “Queen of the Arabian Sea” is situated on the west coast of India in the state of Kerala. Kochin has passed through the hands of the Arabs, British, Chinese, Dutch and Portugese all of whom have left their marks on the history and development of the city. It has emerged as the commercial and industrial capital of Kerala and is divided in...

  • Photo of Kaohsiung Taiwan, Kaohsiung

    04.15.2009

    Kaohsiung Taiwan
    South East Asia Pearl

    DESTINATIONS in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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    One of the busiest seaports in Asia and Taiwan's second largest city, Kaohsiung is also home to the country's largest steel mill, shipyard, petrochemical complexes and a thriving fishing industry. The Port was developed during Japanese occupation (1895-1945) and after the end of WWII, the city was placed under Chinese administration. Kaohsiung d...

  • Photo of Davao Phillipines, Davao City

    04.15.2009

    Davao Phillipines
    South East Asia Pearl

    DESTINATIONS in Davao City, Philipines
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    Called the city in bloom, Davao is the most important city on the island of Mindanao and the largest in the Phillipines in terms of land area with over one million people calling it home. With a predominantly migrant population, the city celebrates it's diverse culture with the many languages and dialects spoken in the city including Filipino, ...

  • Photo of Danang Vietnam, Da Nang

    04.15.2009

    Danang Vietnam
    South East Asia Pearl

    DESTINATIONS in Da Nang, Vietnam
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    Starting off as a port on the Han River, Danang was under French control after Vietnam was conquered. When the American troops landed, they worked with the Saigon government to build the city into a military, political and cultural centre. Industries flourished, resulting in the substitution by industrial zones of handicraft workshops, but after t...

  • Photo of Chongqing China, Chongqing

    04.15.2009

    Chongqing China
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    You can find this modern city in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, gateway to the famous Three Gorges that form the focal point of the city's tourism industry. Historically, the Fishing Town is the site of China's ancient battlefields. Chongqing is also the starting point of the Yangtze River Cruise that takes in the stunning scenery of the c...

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