Travel on Your Own in The Cook Islands

Travel on Your Own in The Cook Islands

Get off to a good start on your trip to the Cook Islands. We arrange flights and the first nights at Rarotonga before setting off on your own adventures. We make it easy to experience the most beautiful islands in the South Sea on your own – if you want, we of course book all accommodation and transport as well! Best travel period You can travel to the Cook Islands all year…

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Hiking Between Villages and Mountain Peaks

Hiking Between Villages and Mountain Peaks

Vikos-Aoos National Park is located in northern Greece, near the border with Albania – an unknown gem and one of the most untouched areas in Greece. You will not meet many other tourists here which together a wild and untouched nature makes this place completely unique. The journey begins in Athens from where you travel to Vikos-Aoos National Park in northern Greece. On this hiking trip you cross the impressive Vikos gorge…

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Vietnam – From North to South by Train, Motorcycle & Bus

Vietnam - From North to South by Train, Motorcycle & Bus

On this trip you will experience the best of Vietnam and a little more! You travel around from north to south by mainly train, motorcycle and bus. The trip combines beautiful nature experiences and meetings with many different minority people. This is the trip for you who want to see a little more of Vietnam, who has plenty of time and an open mind. The trip offers a bit of…

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Myanmar Culture

Myanmar Culture

Myanmar is a state of Southeast Asia (676,577 km²). Capital: Naypyidaw. Administrative division: states (7), regions (7), territory of the Union (1). Population: 60.975.993 (2012 estimate). Language: Burmese (official), English. Religion: Buddhists 74%, Christians 6%, Muslims 3%, animists / traditional beliefs 11%, Hindus 2%, others 4%. Currency unit: kyat (100 pyas). Human Development Index: 0.524 (150th place). Borders: China (NE), Laos (E), Thailand (SE), Andaman Sea (SW), Bay of Bengal…

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Cambodia Traditions and Literature

Cambodia Traditions

TRADITIONS According to a2zcamerablog, Cambodia is a country located in Asia. Folkloric events, in various Asian countries, are indissolubly linked with the art of acting, dance, cooking, due to a dimension of life linked, more than elsewhere, to customs inherited from the past and kept intact.. A perfect synthesis of ancient Khmer traditions is magnificently witnessed for example by those celestial dancers who adorn the bas-reliefs of the sandstone temples…

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Poland Culture

Poland Culture

The development of Polish cultural identity is inseparable from the history of a nation at the crossroads of Central and Eastern Europe and its perennially discussed and changing borders. According to petsinclude, Poland has had to undergo foreign oppression, territorial divisions and invasions that have profoundly marked the soul of its people. The placement of the Polish artistic-cultural experience in the international scenario of art and cultural maps is a…

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Chicago Sightseeing

Chicago Sightseeing

City highlights Du Sable Museum of African-American History The museum is the oldest of its kind in the United States. It deals with African-American history, art, and culture. Episcopal Cathedral of St. James Chicago Cathedral was built in 1834 in neo-Gothic style. Lincoln Park On Lake Michigan between Diversey Parkway and North Avenue In the almost 5 m² park in the middle of the city there are tennis, golf and…

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Bangkok, Thailand Sightseeing

Bangkok, Thailand Sightseeing

City highlights Grand Palace The palace and the temple belonging to it are considered to be the most important landmarks of Bangkok and are located directly on the Chao Phraya. Around 100 buildings can be seen on this 200,000 m² palace complex, some of which have completely different architectural styles. Khao San Road The “road of uncooked rice” is world famous despite its length of just 400 meters. It reached…

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Auckland: Known People

Auckland Known People

Tha Feelstyle The hip-hop musicians of this New Zealand band from Auckland have Samoan roots. They sing in both English and Samoan. Sir Edmund Hillary (1919-2008) Probably the world’s best-known personality from New Zealand is Sir Edmund Hillary, who was born in Tuakau near Auckland in 1919. He and the Nepalese Tensing Norgay (1914-1986) were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest (8,850 m) on May 29, 1953…

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Namibia Travel Warning

Namibia Travel Warning

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information The number of thefts against tourists remains high in both Windhoek and the province; The attacks are particularly frequent in the run-up to Christmas. In isolated cases, armed robbery occurs. Greater caution is therefore advised even with short stopovers: For example, travelers should only stay overnight in guarded accommodations, keep vehicle doors locked from the inside and keep an eye on valuables even when traveling…

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Transportation in Sweden

Transportation in Sweden

ON THE GO Traveling by plane SAS (SK) flies to Stockholm Arlanda from almost every domestic airport in Sweden. BRA (DC) (Internet: www.flygbra.se) and Norwegian (DY) (Internet: www.norwegian.com) fly to domestic airports. On the way by car / bus According to youremailverifier, Sweden has a good road network and traffic jams are rare. In remote regions you should drive particularly carefully and carefully because of the game movement (especially moose).…

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Transportation in Portugal

Transportation in Portugal

ON THE GO Traveling by plane TAP Portugal (TP) flies to Lisbon, Faro, Madeira, Porto Santo, Porto and the Azores. The airline SATA (Sociedade Açoriana de Transportes Aereos) (SP) (Internet: www.sata.pt) connects the individual Azores islands with each other, with mainland Portugal and other European and non-European cities. ATA – Aerocondor Transportes Aéreos (Internet: www.aerocondor.com/) offers regular domestic flights and international charter flights. In addition, charter flights from other providers.…

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Transportation in Cyprus

Transportation in Cyprus

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane According to youremailverifier, there are several direct flights to Cyprus from several German and Austrian airports, including from Munich with Lufthansa (LH) and from Vienna with Austrian Airlines (OS). In addition, several international airlines offer daily connections to Cyprus via Athens and London. For Austria there are direct flights from Vienna several times a week with Austrian Airlines (OS). Charter companies fly non-stop to Larnaka…

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The ten longest rivers in Europe

the Volga

Much of the earth’s surface is made up of water. Europe is also covered by many water surfaces and rivers. You can easily find out which are the ten longest rivers in Europe here! 10th of the longest rivers in Europe: the Rhine As one of the few masculine rivers, the Rhine, with a length of 1,233 km, ranks tenth of the longest rivers in Europe. The Rhine originates in…

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Madeira Overview

Madeira

Shopping Cheap or country-specific goods, souvenirs Local souvenirs are white embroidery and other embroidery, basketry, flowers, postage stamps with beautiful images and traditional clothing such as goatskin boots and knitwear, but also Madeiran liqueurs and candied fruits. Shop opening times Monday – Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday: closed Currency The national currency in Madeira is the euro = 100 cents. The following banknotes are valid and in circulation…

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Balearic Islands Population and Cities

Balearic Islands Population

The Balearic Islands – The Germans’ favorite destination They are called “Illes Balears” in Catalan and “Islas Baleares” in Spanish: We are talking about the Balearic Islands, a wonderful archipelago that covers an area of ​​around 5,000 km² east of Spainspreads in the Mediterranean. The Balearic Islands consist of the Gimnesias in the north, which include Mallorca, Menorca and Cabrera, and the Pitiusas in the southwest, of which Ibiza and…

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Public Transport Sydney

Public Transport Sydney

The public transport in Sydney are mainly from various trains, buses and ferries. With them you can get to all parts of the city and sometimes even to the area around the Metroploe. In addition, there are private bus companies, taxis and car rentals with which the sights of the metropolis can be easily visited. Most residents use the car as a means of transport, however, as the urbanized area…

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Brexit: Causes and Consequences

Brexit

The term Brexit corresponds to Britain Exit – an expression that means British Exit and which gained wide worldwide repercussion with the result of the plebiscite of June 23, 2016, after the victory of the yes by 51.9% of the votes, as a result of the option of population by leaving the United Kingdom, mainly England, from the European Union . Brexit Causes The victory of Brexit occurred mainly in…

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California

California

Forgotten by its European discoverers for centuries, to the point of appearing on numerous maps of the 17th and 18th centuries as an island, California has become one of the most developed regions and with the highest standard of living in the world. The state of California is the third in extension in the United States, 411,049 km2, only surpassed by Texas and Alaska. It is limited to the north…

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Cairo

Cairo

The city of Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is located on the east bank of the Nile River , about 150 km from the Mediterranean Sea. The largest city in Africa has six million and three hundred thousand inhabitants, according to the last census, with the population of its metropolitan area already exceeding eight million. The city of Cairo today began approximately two thousand years ago, when the…

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Mexico City

Mexico City

Mexico City, as its name suggests, is the capital of Mexico, being located in the southern portion of the Mexico Valley, two thousand and three hundred meters high. Considered the largest city in the world, the Mexican capital has more than twenty-two million inhabitants in its metropolitan area. The metropolis was built on top of the Aztec capital during Spanish colonization, which took advantage of the existing buildings to found…

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The Legal Occupation of the Amazon

The Legal Occupation of the Amazon

Amazonia of yesterday and today Colonization and exploration The occupation and settlement of the Amazon are the result of a long historical process that began with colonization and was marked by countless conflicts between indigenous peoples and explorers. The way of life of the peoples of the Amazon, in the past, was based on forest collection, fishing and subsistence agriculture. The exploitation of natural resources was limited, providing for its…

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The Problems of the Amazon

The Problems of the Amazon

The main current problems in the Amazon are listed below: The large public or private projectsthat developed after the creation of Sudam (Superintendence for the Development of the Amazon), such as, for example, the large Carajás project, the Manaus Free Trade Zone and hydroelectric plants, mainly the Tucuruí project, in addition to the projects agriculture, among others. Land ownership conflicts. Sudam was created in 1966 to attract capital for regional…

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Agriculture in Developed and Underdeveloped Countries

Agriculture in Developed and Underdeveloped Countries

Agriculture in developed countries With the agricultural revolution of the 20th century ( green revolution ), rich countries began to employ less and less labor in rural activities. In this group of countries, agriculture is modern and uses advanced production resources, such as the intensive use of pesticides , fertilizers, mechanization, biotechnological resources and adequate methods of soil management. The result of this is high productivity and large agricultural production.…

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NATO and its Objectives

NATO and its Objectives

Interested in containing an eventual Soviet threat, the USA and its allies entered into a series of political-military alliances aimed at strengthening and unifying the Armed Forces of anti-communist nations, both in Western Europe and in other regions of the world. The first and most famous of which is the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization – NATO, in English defined by Abbreviationfinder), established in 1949 and whose founding members were…

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The Struggles for Land in the Amazon

The Struggles for Land in the Amazon

The Amazon , through regional planning, has always been seen as the frontier of natural resources in Brazil, represented by the following proposals: ⋅ projects encouraged by Sudam, aimed at the exploitation of wood and agriculture; ⋅ Grande Carajas Project, for the extraction and export of minerals; ⋅ hydroelectric plants that exploit the water potential of rivers. The policies responsible for this regional planning have turned the Amazon into a…

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The Three Industrial Revolutions

The Three Industrial Revolutions

1st Industrial Revolution According to loverists, the First Industrial Revolution took place in England, in the 18th century (1780-1830). England was the first country to go through this revolution. Around 1830, the Industrial Revolution was completed in England, and from there it migrated to the European continent. It arrived in Belgium and France, countries close to the British archipelago. Around the middle of the 19th century, it crossed the Atlantic…

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Main Hydrographic Basins in the World

Main Hydrographic Basins in the World

We can highlight in each continent some hydrographic basins of great importance for human use. American continent America has land in all climatic zones, with the exception of the Antarctic glacial zone. For this reason it presents a dense and quite varied hydrographic network. Depending on the use and the degree of importance for transport, we can highlight: – North America – The Mackenzie and São Lourenço rivers, in Canada.…

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