After introduction and brief outline for potential travellers, let's follow a story of our excursion.
After arrival to Peru, we transferred from Lima to the moumtains. At seven o´clock in the morning, we came to the locality of Huaraz, situated in an altitude of 3091 metres above sea level.
Two members of INFOGLOBE Team undertook an excursion to countries of Iberian Peninsula. Within next coming weeks, you can read our experience and impressions, have a look at the photos enclosed and, maybe, to get the inspiration, what to visit, etc.
South America was always for me a great attraction, a magnet. Me, as a girl-undergraduate, who does not have big incomes, it seemed to be something as an inaccessible dream for the time being. Nevertheless, my college Vojta, said to me recently: "Would you like to visit South America, Peru, Chile or some other country?" and this offer let an idea in my head.
Oswiecim (Auschwitz) is the biggest concentration camp of Europe, where the final solution of Jewish question was let to its nearly perfect finish. The Germans murded there - in the course of 1940-1945 - one million and one hundred thousands of people!
In the first part of our walk, we went on foot the city centre. Now, we wish to offer you some tips, in order to see as much as sightseeings within short time period (within one day).
In our days, there was a proverb that the same number of people and bears are living in one square kilometer. Yes, you are right, it is not true at present. There are existing such places, of course, where more grizzlies could be met as their admirers. And just Khutzeymateen Reservation, not far from the town of Prince Ruppert, placed close to Alaska border, belongs to such localities.
Vienna, a capital of Austria, belongs to most attractive European places of interest, from tourist point of view. The wealth of historical monuments, a great number of architectonical sightseeings as well as many actual topics - all these places, joined with famous names and its stories or legends, make from Vienna a pleasant and always different target for any visitor.
Baťa Canal is probably the most popular water way in Moravia. We took advantage of one of pleasant days of so called "Indian Summer" and passed on sightseeing ship its final section from Strážnice (Moravia) up to Skalica (Slovakia).
This last chapter will inform you about the town of Alejuela and the province of Cartago.
Costarica and history
There was no message about Masaryk´s well, placed in Štiavnica Hills, moreover, no sign was noted also in tourist maps. Nevertheless, the source got some form of renovation just in autumn 2006.
Central America is an area of Caribbean Sea, Mexico Bay (however, at present much interfered with petrol spots) and many small states, which are worth to be visited. So, a Costarica belongs to one of them.
Portugal is, with its area and population number, surprisingly similar to Czech Republic. Even the history of both states is not too different. So, popular town of Sintra could be compared with Karlštejn Castle. Video is presenting Sintra after dusk, relaxing after hot and busy tourist day.
Everything sometimes has its end, so we terminated our stay in Ischia. At the departure, it will be important to be in time on the ferry, at half past ten at the latest, so in such way only, we would be able to overcome the drive on the highway and continue quickly ahead.
The second part, this time about history of "African Corner".
Betliar Castle belongs to most beautiful preserved nobility seats in Slovakia. The building is hidden in the middle of extensive park in a community of the same name, not far from the town of Rožňava.
Somalia is not a country where the toutists travel with interest and pleasure. Despite this fact that actual political situation is not good for the time being, the country merits not to be omitted.
The area around the town of Beja belongs to most warmest ones in Portugal. The thermometer shows us, just for several days, the temperature higher than 40°C. Moreover, the temperature of 30°C could be noted even in the night. Nevertheless, this hot weather is very acceptable for olive-trees. The trees border a way towards small village of Serpa. The community is distant approx. 200 kms from Lisbon
Small town of Modrý Kameň is situated not far from district town of Velký Krtíš, in south of Central Slovakia. As a dominante, it is a hill with historical castle. Slovak National Museum established there a Museum of Puppet Culture and Toys, the only one in Slovak Republic.
Active holidays Provided you do not wish to travel in far destination at seaside areas (with sun-bath in overcrowded beaches), so, we have a tip for interesting and active holiday, where you can visit many attractive and romantic corners of Slovakia or Czech Republic.
What you can eat in Kenya? Which are local means of transport? The replies could be found in this 6th part of our report.
"When you marriage me, I'll present you with all the town!" - Don Denis, one of Portuguese Kings, said. And Dona Isabel? She did not reply: „No!“, of course. She obtained Obidos. But its was no exception at that time period. Since 1282, this town became a typical gift for brides.
If you would like to have a stop in a locality, where the time is passing in another rate of speed, where everyday hunt for activity and stress do not have any chance, so, you arrived to the right spot. It is Yangshuo, small Chinese town, situated in nature karst along Li and Yulong rivers.
This time, let´s have a look at the town of Malindi and the other Kenyan resorts.
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