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Hacienda de San Antonio Boutique Hotel | Colima, Mexico

Courtesy of Hacienda de San Antonio in Colima, Mexico, here are a few tips: In addition to the various facilities and activities at the Hacienda and Rancho Jabali, there are a number of cultural, historical and artesanal centers in Colima we recommend. One of our staff will accompany you in a comfortable SUV. Archaeological Sites ‘El Chanal’ and ‘La Campana’ (40min distance) Museum of Popular Arts ‘Maria Teresa Pómar’ (45 min distance) University Art Gallery & Galeria de Arte Zamarripa (45 min distance) Regional Historical Museum (50 min distance) Jardín Libertad,...
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Experience the Markets of the French Riviera

Bienvenus! The beautiful Côte d’Azur welcomes you this summer with the brightness and the beauty of its territory: a special place where the blue of the sea and the sky meet. The French Riviera might be one of the most popular resort area in France, as well as a hot-spot for film lovers, but it still retains its traditional character, its charming atmosphere, mouthwatering Mediterranean cuisine and heartwarming people. Situated in the heart of the Riviera, Cannes is renowned for its film festival that takes place in May which fills its streets with Hollywood stars and celebrity spotters....
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What To Do in Puerto Plata – La Isabela, Beach and Golf

Courtesy of Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata, here are some useful tips on what to do in Puerto Plata: Brugal Rum One of the most famous rums in the world is made in Puerto. The Brugal rum is not bottled outside Puerto Plata, due to the fact that the Brugal family wants to have total control over the production of every bottle. They have massive deposits with thousands of barrels where they aged the rum. When visiting, you can end your visit in the Brugal store where you can buy a wide array of Brugal rums at discounted prices. Cabarete kite surfing Mecca 30 minutes drive West...
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A Look into the Invisible | Magritte, De Chirico, Ernst, Balthus at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Is it possible to see the invisible? This was the attempt made by the surrealist artists of the early 20th century and of which a collection is showcased at the fascinating Palazzo Strozzi in Florence from February 26 to July 18 2010. Giorgio de Chirico is the protagonist of this exhibition, as it was the first artist to create images that do not represent reality, but interpret hidden meanings. the other artists that are featured in this exhibition have been influenced by this concept. The young artist de Chirico first became conscious of a new approach to seeing the world when visiting Florence...
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Bologna, Part II: a Contribution by a Travelogue Reader

In our previous post on Bologna we were not able to discuss the many important traits that make Bologna a truly great city to visit. Fortunately, one of our reader was kind enough to share his knowledge with us. Below you will find our translation. I’m a travel agent born and raised in Bologna. I now live near Parma, another wonderful city in the Emilia region, where I run a travel agency that deals with incoming tourism in our beautiful provinces of Emilia Romagna. Besides what it’s been written here in the travelogue about Bologna, my birthplace, I need to add that this town is not only the...
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