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Barcelona Tips From Grand Hotel Central

Courtesy of Grand Hotel Central in Barcelona, here are some tips on where to go in this wonderful city: VISIT: Barcelona Walks Gòtic Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter links past and present. Discover in a guided tour the charm of its streets, squares, hidden corners and hundred-year-old buildings with expert guides who will take you, step by step, on a journey through history. Departure point: Turisme de Barcelona information office at: Pl. de Catalunya, 17 basements. You should be at the information office 10 minutes before the visit of the Gothic Quarter begins. It takes 2 hours long and you...
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Discover the Glaciers of El Calafate

El Calafate in Patagonia, Argentina, is ultimate glacier experience. The town is close to Lake Argentino, a green water surface covering 1,600 square km, with a length of 60 km and a width between 12 and 14 km. Calafate receives its name from a small bush named calafate, which is native of Patagonia. According to tradition, whoever eats calafate will return for more, and reality shows that who visits El Calafate wants to stay there forever. It is a tourist resort of both national and international importance, since it is the starting point of all glacier circuits. There are lots of excursions at...
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A New Green Area in Miami Beach

At the southern tip of Miami Beach there is a new green space with a new look and purpose: South Pointe Park. A 20-foot-wide serpentine walkway slithers through the almost 18 acres of grass and sand dunes. A must for kids and for the eternal kids, are spaghetti-shaped fountains that, when you press a button, spray water from all the corners. You may then get a cooling alfresco shower after your workout or let the kids get completely drenched and splashy. An art-deco inspired observation deck with orange lounges is a preferred spot for reading a book or just spot the cruise ships come and go...
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Rome: The Paintings of an Empire Exhibition

Scuderie del Quirinale September 24, 2009 – January 17, 2010 A fabulous exhbition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome.  An overview of the pictorial ability of the Ancient Romans during the period that goes from the 2nd Century B.C. to the 4th Century A.D. There are approximately 100 works of art, frescos and paintings on linen , wood, glass etc., coming from the most prestigious institutions like the Louvre, the British Museum, the Vatican Museums and Pompeii. More information about the exhibition, which in Italian is called “Roma. La pittura di un impero”, at the Museum of the Scuderie...
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A Few Recommendations for Cape Town

South Africa, Explore how come  South Africa is the adventure capital of the world, why the natural beauty will amaze you. This country has a fasincating culture and wildlife. Also here you can afford luxury and to shop ‘till you drop. Your journey starts here.. Nowadays it is popular to go to South Africa, especially Cape Town.  The center of Cape Town is located at the northern end of the Cape Peninsula, it has a Mediterranean climate. The landmark of this town is the ‘Table Mountain’. This majestic mountain shows a “table top” that -stretches for three kilometers. A few attractions...
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