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El Cajas National Park, Cuenca

Aug 2nd, 2010 // Destination: Cuenca
The El Cajas National Park in Ecuador is 70,000 acres (29,000 ha) in size with as many as 250 lakes and ponds located within the park. This makes it a most vital water source. Visitors can take advantage of a number of different fishing facilities, including fly-fishing facilities, at various lakes and ponds that are located amongst a number of striking peaks. This beautiful and varied landscape... 

Tango Dancing in Buenos Aires

Jul 16th, 2010 // Destination: Buenos Aires
The tango is manifested in the lyrics – many of the words used in the tango come from lunfardo (porteños’ slang); in the music – the large accordion provided the music from the Río de la Plata with that melancholic and somewhat sullen sound that characterizes tango today; and in the dance – which is seen in tango shows and practiced in milongas). Buenos Aires in Argentina is full... 

Lima, The City of Kings

Jul 9th, 2010 // Destination: Lima
Lima, City of Kings The city of Lima, founded by Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535, was considered the vice-royal capital of South America for three centuries. After Pizarro’s decision to make Lima the capital of his government, different Hispanic authorities established their residence in the city. Its official name was Ciudad de los Reyes (City of Kings), although after a while, people preferred... 

Churces in Brasilia

Jul 8th, 2010 // Destination: Brasilia
Cathedral of Brasilia The Metropolitan Cathedral of Brasilia Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, it was inaugurated in 1970. Its shape is rounded, and structured around 16 curved pillars filled with beautiful stained glass works, designed by Marianne Peretti – their disposition ensures natural lighting into the aisle, built below street level. Around the church, in the outside area, visitors can see...