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The New Seven Wonders of the World

Ultimately, any list of the Seven Wonders of the World is a bit subjective based on the individual or group that created the list. However, the following places were dubbed the new Seven Wonders of the World in 2007 and still are largely regarded as such. 1. Chichén Itzá, Mexico The stepped pyramids and temples …

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A Rough Guide to Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena is a relatively large city situated on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Its year-round tropical climate makes it an ideal place to visit any time of year. This article will provide a rough guide to Cartagena, one of Colombia’s greatest cities. Cartagena History The city is steeped with history and combines the old with …

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Cartagena Colombia

Top Travel Destinations for 2016

If you love travel, there is a lot to look forward to in 2016.  We have put together a list of the up and coming, as well as destinations offering special celebrations!   Costa Rica The beautiful Central American country of Costa Rica has been up and coming the past several years, setting a new …

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History of The World: Easter Island

Easter Island covers roughly 64 square miles in the South Pacific Ocean, and is located some 2,300 miles from Chile’s west coast. Known as Rapa Nui to its earliest inhabitants, the island was renamed Paaseiland, or Easter Island, by Dutch explorers in 1722. The island was eventually annexed by Chile in the late 19th century …

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