Category South America

Thermal Springs in Peru – 3 Places to Unwind on Vacation

Wherever there is hot, recently formed igneous rock and volcanic activity, there are thermal springs. Sometimes resort areas or spas have developed around these areas offering mud baths, mineral water baths and massages while others have remained in their natural state. Either way, thermal springs offer travelers a respite from their busy days of vacation. Here are three of the best know Peruvian thermal springs for you to consider if you want to enjoy a relaxing bath heated by mother nature.

Spa fit for a King
One of the more well-known thermal springs are the Inca Baths of Cajamarca. The Baths are located about 4 miles east of the city of Cajamarca, which is 8,900 feet above sea level and has a population of 135,000 people...

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My Six Months in Bogota, Colombia

I moved to Colombia back in 2007 to assist a competitor in opening a call center in Bogota. I am in the telephone answering service business. I had been living between my home in Miami and my second home in San Jose, Costa Rica.  My first reaction to the invitation was the same as most people would have.  First you think of drugs, then you think of explosions. I did briefly remember the movie “Romancing the Stone”, which made the place seem like an adventure.  Having traveled most of Latin America and speaking Spanish fluently, I decided to give it a try.

The first thing you’ll notice when you land is that the plane seems to be going awfully fast. This is because Bogota sits at around 9,000 feet and the air density is very low, so planes need to move faster to keep up their airspeed...

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The Most Popular Cities In Colombia

Colombia could be a attractive destination for your vacation. There you’ll find attractive Colombia hotels, along with a number of fascinating tourist sights.

Here is a list with the most well-known cities in Colombia, which you dont have to miss visiting while you’re on your vacation.

Bogot – The Republic’s Capital, a city where all the country converges. Bogot hosts various internationally acclaimed activities such as the Iberoamerican Theatre Festival (largest one on Earth) and “Rock to the Park”, a concert featuring rock stars from around the globe. The city also offers an awesome variety of hotels in Colombia, restaurants and museums, for example Andrs Carne de Res along with the National Museum of Colombia.

Barranquilla – Colombia’s Golden Port and capital of the ...

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Idukki Travel

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by Gonzak

About Idukki:

Idukki is one of the major district of evergreen state of Kerala, most popularly known for its amazing mountainous hills, valleys and dense forests. The name Idukki is derived from a Malayalam word Idukku, which means ”narrow gorge”. It is the largest district of the state, covers a huge area of 5,105.22 sq km. Around 97 % area of the district is covered by the mountains and dense forests. It is located at the top of the Western Ghats. The district was formed on 26th January 1972, which comprises Devikulam, Udumbanachola and Peerumedu taluks of erstwhile Kottayam district, while Thodupuzga taluk of erstwhile Ernakulam district.

Highlights of Idukki:

Enriched with the emblem of nature Idukki has good number of attractions in its lap...

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Brazil Faces Possible Air Travel Strike Two Days Before Christmas

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by ferax

Daily flights to Sao Paulo and Rio de Jenero connect the country with nearly all four corners of the world. When many travelers are busy packing up their bags to visit Brazil, the countrys two key airlines Tam Sa and Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, face a threatened strike today. This expected strike on December 23rd by employees of the airlines, in the midst of the countrys pre- Christmas travel rush can be the Grinch Christmas-stealer for those planning to spend the eve at home or holiday in Brazil.

The strike date that is said to be two days before the Dec. 25 Christmas holiday, poses a serious threat to Brazils busiest air-travel season. It is the time of the year when airlines make the cream of their annual revenues and travelers do not want to miss a day.

The reason beh...

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Ten Reasons To Go To Ecuador

You can find lots of reasons to make you take a trip to Ecuador apart from the magnificent hotels in Ecuador, listed below are the ten most popular ones:

1. By visiting Ecuador you’ll have the opportunity to find four regions in one country: though comparatively tiny, Ecuador boasts the world treasure of the Galapagos Islands, the warm and sunny Pacific coast, the majestic Andes mountain range, the Amazonian rain forest.

2. Amazing hotels- here you will find appropriate for each traveler hotel in Ecuador. Here are represented luxury business and beach hotels, together with a variety of hostels and motels.

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Parks In Bogota Colombia

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by xurde

The city of Bogota in Columbia has so much to offer. You will never run out of wonderful things to see and do. You’ll be experiencing the very best in life and a plethora of leisure activities for you and yours.

Bogota, Columbia is home to an enormous urban park called the Simon Bolivar Metropolitan Park, one of the biggest in the world. Within the park is a recreational section that also includes the Botanical Gardens of Bogota and the brand new Virgilio Barco Library. It is also the headquarters of Coldeportes, which is the national sports authority. There are many other historic squares to explore all over the city.

You will also want to visit the El Tunal Park, which is where the annual Rock al Parque event is held. The Rock al Parque started in 1995...

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Holidays and festivals in Argentina

This festival is one of the longest running festivals and has been taking place on an annual basis since 1961. The festival is witness to some of the most popular musicians and dancers within Argentina. It typically takes place in January.

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Tango Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina

This is an exciting festival in Argentina, in which festival attendees can witness the tango dance in its original Argentina birthplace.

The festival is held in Buenos Aires and was initially run in 1999.

The festival is not limited to tango performances of celebrated dancers within Argentina, but instead is all encompassing and well known dancers from across the globe perform...

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Essential Advice You Need Before You Travel To Brazil

So you want to go to Brazil? Have you heard of the pretty girls the sun beaches and nighlife?. Well its all true Brazil is the place for a party but I am going to throw some caution on your enthusiasm for the place. Why am I doing this you may say, well its all in the name of promoting Brazil.

Brazil is a great place to buy property, find a relaxing lifestyle and to live. The advice I am going to give you is real and you will not find it in a glossy travel guide to Brazil.

It is the real deal, so listen up: you need to know this. Have fun, party, enjoy yourself, but use your head. If you are going to spend the night with that lovely young lady, well go right ahead! First make sure that she is really a young lady and not something else- unless that is what you want...

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Budget Travel

Have no worries about how are you going to spend your summer or spring vacations. It is supposed to be a real break for you, so stop the bother and just hang on to what all inclusive vacation deals have in store for you.The Grand Canyon is an amazing place, so I have dreamed to visit it since I was a little girl. And I has fulfilled my dream in June this year.

 

I live in New York, but I have never been to Washington D.C. But last Sunday I had a nice day in the capital. That was really a great city, Life gets monotonous if we don’t take care of few minor things to shape our life. We follow a regular routine. The last thought that comes in our mind before going to bed is to get up early the next day and go to work.

 

The Broadway theatre chain features some of the grea...

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