Chicago City History
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Chicago City History

First settlement When the first non-Native American settler, the Haitian of African descent Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, settled on the Chicago River in the 1770s, the area was inhabited by the Potawatomi. The name goes back to the Chicago Potowatomi term “Checagou” or “Checaguar”, which means “wild onion” or “skunk”. Back then, the area […]

Mural in the Martin Luther King, Jr National Historic Site in Atlanta
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Atlanta Georgia Travel Guide

The attractive southern metropolis of Atlanta, the capital of the US state Georgia, is the international gateway to the southern United States. The up-and-coming city combines the atmosphere from the classic “Denied by the wind” and the American Civil War with modern architecture and a lively scene. Dynamic, busy and full of good surprises: the […]

Transportation in Brazil
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Transportation in Brazil

ON THE GO Traveling by plane Domestic flights are offered by the airlines TAM Airlines (JJ) (Internet: www.tam.com.br) and Gol Transportes Aéros (G3). According to youremailverifier, Brazil has one of the largest internal flight networks in the world. There is a shuttle service between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, a regular flight service from […]

The Aso South Route in Japan
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The ten most dangerous railway lines in the world

The Kuranda Scenic Railway in Australia The railway line leads through the spectacular tropical landscape of the Barron Gorge National Park, through tunnels and over bridges and abrupt gorges. The train often passes so close to impressive waterfalls that spray sprays onto the train’s wagons. The Argo Gede railway line in Indonesia The three hours […]

Saba Diving
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Saba Cities and Sights

Cities The Bottom The capital of the island is inhabited by about 400 residents and is not “on the ground” but at an altitude of 250 m. This is where the government and administration of Saba sit. Most of the buildings are in the typical Saba style, flat white wooden houses with some a chimney […]

Argentina Unity
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Argentina Independence and Unity Part II

A new conservative tide flooded Argentina, in the midst of complicated economic problems, especially in the relationship with the British, who in the commercial exchange then turned almost exclusively to the British Commonwealth itself. The military coup of 1930, of fascist influence, came under the power of generals José Felix Uriburu and then Agustín Pedro […]

Argentina Independence
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Argentina Independence and Unity Part I

Stimulated by the recent Franco-Spanish alliance, the English in 1806 took Buenos Aires. The city was conquered by the troops of Santiago Liniers, but given the evident insufficiency of Spanish forces to defend it, its residents organized themselves into militias. Under the influence of the French revolution, an enlightened urban bourgeoisie overthrew Viceroy Rafael de […]

Argentine History
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Argentina History and Society

History Since the beginning of the occupation of its territory, in which its pioneering spirit seemed to be guided by conflicting objectives and attitudes, Argentina has always lived its history with struggle and restlessness, regional rivalries, divergence between classes and factions. In the midst of these flames, it became politicized, acquired vigorous social combativeness and […]

Argentine Agriculture and Livestock
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Argentine Business and Economy Part II

Agriculture and Livestock With its different soils and climatic conditions, Argentina was able to diversify its agricultural production in intensive crops, adapted to the characteristics of each region. The main goal has been that of cereals. Great rotation is made, in the Pampas, of wheat and corn with flax and alfalfa. Rye, barley, oats and, […]

Argentine Mines and energy
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Argentine Business and Economy Part I

Trade, tourism, finance Argentine exports are mainly made up of agricultural products (cereals, fruits, vegetables, fodder, vegetable oils, butter, meat and meat products, leather and hides), but in the second half of the 20th century there was an increasing participation of industry in this sector. activity, particularly with regard to oil products. In contrast, the […]

Argentina Country Facts
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Argentina Country Facts

The most peculiar characteristic of Argentina is the historical coexistence between the strong European cultural heritage and the rural and regionalist traditions. The economic power of the landowning oligarchy did not prevent the country from achieving levels of development typical of first world nations. The high level of education of the population, the level of […]

Machu Picchu - Galapagos
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Machu Picchu – Galapagos

On this trip you get the opportunity to visit two of the world’s most appreciated destinations; Machu Picchu in Peru and Galapagos in Ecuador. Peru is a country with a very friendly population and here we get to experience magnificent nature combined with exciting history. On the journey we visit the fertile and important Inca […]

Great Western United States
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Great Western United States

Join Phoenix on a wonderful trip to the western United States. For two weeks we get to experience some of the USA’s most fascinating cities such as Las Vegas, San Francisco and Los Angeles. We also get the pleasure of marveling at the wonders of nature at Grand & Bryce Canyon and in Yosemite National […]

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Havana Travel Guide

Havana is the most atmospheric city in the Caribbean. Havana, the charmingly dilapidated capital of Cuba, attracts tourists with its distinctive culture, old cars and rhythmic nightlife. Decay romance in the Cuban capital According to DigoPaul, the capital of Cuba, Havana, is a city of more than two million inhabitants, which charms the visitor with […]