Archive for the ‘General Travel’ Category
The basin city (Cuenca) commemorates 15th anniversary of its declaration as a world heritage city. It was on December 6, 1996, when the UNESCO World Heritage Committee fell the historic fortified city of Cuenca, confirming “the exceptional and universal value of a cultural site that must be protected for the benefit of mankind”. On the occasion of the celebration of the fifteen anniversary of basin as a world heritage city, there are provided a program of activities to ensure that children and adults enjoy the heritage of the city in a very special way, until Friday, December 9.
The Cathedral of Cuenca, hosted the exhibition commemorating the fourth anniversary of the treasure of Sebastián de Covarrubias. The Church of St. Andrew, recently recovered after a complex rehabilitation, will be the stage for puppet and magic shows or concert string of “Enchanted city” as a whole. In addition, the program has guided the hidden basin and the crypt of the Church of San Andrés, amenizadas by the Group of dulzaineros “Tiruraina”. The final snap of the festivities take placed on Friday, 9 December, with a concert of organ in the Cathedral, in charge of organist Pablo Márquez. Read the rest of this entry »
Italian tourists have chosen Barcelona as a top tourist destination foreign for the bridge of the Immaculate Conception ahead of Prague, as reported on Monday by Turisme de Barcelona in a statement.
According to the latest report of the company’s travel and leisure lastminute.com which has analyzed Turisme de Barcelona, the Italians are the third nationality that has most increased its spending in the Catalan capital in October, surpassed only by China and Russia.
Barcelona heads this year the ranking of favorite destinations for this bridge to the Italians, ahead of Prague – city preferred in 2010 – and to Berlin, Madrid and Amsterdam. Read the rest of this entry »
Are you thinking of visiting Canada? Well, summer is the best time to visit Toronto in the east. Is that when it’s hot beaches around the Great Lake Ontario and more than 100 islands are filled with locals and travelers who enjoy a nice summer atmosphere.
The City of Toronto is one of the most cosmopolitan and multicultural cities in North America. The town has an intense active 24 hours a day and invites the visitor to discover a severe lifestyle. At the same time there is a widespread natural consciousness that is reflected in the many parks and lakes scattered all around the city.
The importance of green space in Toronto is evident when we learn that the city has 8,000 hectares of parkland, 1,500 more than 800 parks and gardens dedicated to children. Awareness of nature is also reflected in the increasing presence of sport in the city golf courses, tennis courts and places to play football.
New York is a city worth visiting in summer. Long days and the sun always shines on 5th Avenue are a party. The truth is worth visiting the Big Apple during any of the four seasons, for all the colors and sights of the city Here we change what you can not miss if you travel to New York this summer.
The works of this talented playwright never go out of fashion. presentations are made at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Often with the participation of renowned actors and actresses. What you seem to see the Merchant of Venice with Robert de Niro?
Festival Outdoor Art in Washington Square.
Summer is best outdoors. And if you want a cultural outing, there is no better than this festival of art! From late August to September you can enjoy this exhibit with renowned artists and cutting-edge innovators come together in a huge exhibition.
Lima is a city that has charm, history and tradition. Is that a strong colonial past has been marked forever. At the same time is a city with a vibrant nightlife and urban life, how could it be otherwise, cultural. Here we tell you all you need to know about the museums of Lima, Peru.
Among one of the topics that can be discovered on a visit to Lima, we must consider the historical and archaeological wealth that is so important in Peru. So there are many museums devoted to it. Among the improvements are:
Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum, has a rich display of gold objects, textiles and ceramics from pre-Columbian cultures.
National Museum of Peruvian Culture: One of the most important museums of Peru. It has a huge collection of objects that shows social, political and economic cultures that inhabited Peru from prehistory to the present. (Avenida Alfonso Ugarte 650).
The Caribbean, its islands and beautiful beaches are the destination of many who seek relaxation in an almost magical, enjoying the sun and the sea. But, when is best to go to the Caribbean? What time of year the weather is better? When airline tickets are cheaper? Here we tell you what you need to know to decide when to go to the Caribbean to enjoy a well deserved holiday.
The climate is fundamental for many when deciding when to go to the Caribbean. But the truth is that by its proximity to Ecuador, the Caribbean islands have an almost year-round season: summer.
Clear that there is a hurricane season. It starts around July and lasts until October. In general not surprising from May to December rainfall is occurring, but may vary from island to island (in order to accounts that are no tropical islands?). As a recommendation if one takes into account the weather, it’s best to go in late December, January, and even into April.
New York is a city known for its fantastic buildings, a vibrant culture and cosmopolitan of its neighborhoods and its people. As the new year is a time of balance, this time we decided this time we will tell you what are the 10 best neighborhoods in the city.
Manhattan is where are concentrated most interesting neighborhoods in New York. These are:
1. Tribeca: This is a neighborhood of galleries and markets, is also popular nightlife and discos that are filled every night.
2. Greenwich Village: This is the intellectual and artistic neighborhood throughout New York. There you can find literary evenings in bars, jazz sessions. It is also a quintessential university district and enjoy a youthful spirit
3. Little Italy is like traveling to Italy in the middle of the most fantastic city in the world. It is one of the best neighborhoods because there are some of the most renowned restaurants and cafes in New York.
With an area larger than the island of Corsica Yellowstone Park in America is famous for its geysers has over 200 and its volcanic activity, has more than 10000 hot springs.
The famous Hanna Barbera character Yogi Bear lives in Jellystone in allusion to the famous Yellowstone Park. 8,983 square kilometers a Biosphere Reserve and one of the most important ecosystems in temperate zones.
Yellowstone Park is in the northwestern United States, although most of the park is in Wyoming to 96% of the territory there are also small areas in Montana and Idaho.
The name Yellowstone or yellow stone, comes from the color of the Yellowstone Grand Canyon rocks formed in the last glaciation and eroded by the Yellowstone River.
The Andes is the backbone of America and is the most striking landscape across the continent. With each passing peak 6000 meters high, with valleys, chasms, glaciers. And with the imprint of the history of the American revolutions seared in their paths. That gives us the Crossing of the Andes on horseback, between Argentina and Chile.
Crossing the Andes on horseback riding is one of the most impressive adventure in Latin America, and I dare say, the whole world. A challenge not for everyone, because, though not technically so complex, it is recommended to have previous experience in horse riding for mountain to overcome the difficulties of the road. and possible inclement weather, as the tour takes place in what is called High Mountain.
This ride is much more than a journey of adventure tourism. It is also a historical tour, which follows in the footsteps of the expedition of the Army of the Andes led by Jose de San Martin crossed the Andes in 1817, as part of the American War of Independence. Today, nearly 200 years later, through these untamed mountains can not but marvel at that feat, considered one of the most complex military campaigns in history.
The figure of the American Cowboy now has a national holiday in the United States.
The American cowboy image has been immortalized by many western movies which are still popular. Is that the cowboys are part of American tradition, history and folklore.
But the cowboys are not a mythical figure of the past, unlike today play a key role in livestock in the region of Virginia and other American states. Yes! Men who ride horses, whip in hand. Although its economy is threatened by changes in the cattle industry, it is not difficult.
The Cowboys of today are still caring for the cattle as a few hundred years and have enormous respect for the environment that supports their lifestyle.