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Georgia hiking trip

Georgia Hiking Trip

Basic travel information Rising on the European-Asian border, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus Mountains hide diverse nature as well as unique, indigenous cultures. Georgia, an ancient Caucasian civilized state,...

Venezuela Territory

Venezuela Territory

TERRITORY: HYDROGRAPHY Most of the Venezuelan territory is tributary to the Atlantic via the Orinoco (2140 km, basin 953,700 km²), the third longest river in South America as defined on COUNTRYAAH. Born near the...

France Arts

France Arts

CULTURE: ART. THE RENAISSANCE AND THE CENTURY OF LOUIS XIV As far as architecture is concerned, the Renaissance language, albeit in the Lombard version, was accepted in France only with the Valois campaigns of...

Sweden's Contemporary History 4

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part IV

System change and financial crisis Parliamentary elections September 17, 2006 brought the four bourgeois parties – the Alliance – to power. The leader of the right-wing Moderate Assembly Party, Fredrik Reinfeldt, thus formed a...

Sweden's Contemporary History 3

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part III

Two cases that shook Swedish society in the early 2000s, and which sparked widespread debate, were the killing of Fadime Sahindal and the Knutby killings. Fadime was shot by his father in the presence...

Sweden's Contemporary History 2

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part II

The turnaround came seriously in 1996, when Sweden entered its longest continuous period of economic growth and real wage increases since the 1960s, well above the EU average. Unemployment fell significantly, but did not...

Sweden's Contemporary History 1

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part I

1980 In a 1980 referendum, there was a 58.1% majority for the operation of up to 12 nuclear reactors over a 25-year period. The Government Fälldin was seated. But in 1981, the Moderates withdrew...

Africa Geography

Africa Geography

Africa, part of the “Old World”. The name comes from the Romans, who named the land around Carthage after the tribe of the Afri (singular: Afer) Africa who lived there; later the name was...

African Economy Overview

African Economy Overview

Placing the African economy in the general paradigm of underdevelopment means making a simplification that does not correspond to reality: in fact the “African model”, as well as being extremely composite, is above all...

Asia Climate

Asia Climate

Asia is largely located North of the Tropic of Cancer, to the S of which it pushes the great peninsulas bathed by the Indian Ocean; only part of the Indonesian archipelagos are found in...

North America Overview

North America Overview

North America, the northern part of America, with around 22 million km 2 and 357 million residents. North America is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the...

Travel to Central America

Travel to Central America

Central America is home to one of the most amazing destinations, offering breathtaking temples, lush jungles and impressive wildlife. At Tourist Travel, we make tailor-made trips to some of the most beautiful corners of...

John William Strutt

British Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

List of U.K. Nobel Laureate in Physics Award winner Award Reason for the award David James Thouless (born 1934) 2016 Together with the two British Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for their theoretical research...

The Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Places to Visit in Ecuador

Native American Market in Otavalo Let your Ecuador journey take you to the colorful Indian town of Otavalo, where the inhabitants dress in their respective village’s distinctive costumes. Here is a festive Saturday market...

Eating in Samoa

Samoa Everyday Life

Eating in the past and eating today In Samoa it is primarily about getting full, as there are often many mouths to feed in a family. And since the majority of Samoans are not...

Turkmenistan Religion

Turkmenistan Religions and Religious Freedom

About 90 to 95% of the Turkmenistan population are Muslims of Sunni faith. In addition, around 1.5 to 8% of the country’s population belong to the Russian Orthodox Church. Places of worship can be...

Pernambuco, Brazil Overview

Pernambuco, Brazil Overview

State of Pernambuco In the first centuries of colonization, Pernambuco was one of the richest captaincies in Brazil, thanks mainly to the production of sugar. Its capital became one of the first cultural hotspots...

Day trip to Salzburg

Day Trips from Vienna

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to switch off a little and bring some variety into everyday life. If you don’t have the time or the necessary change for a longer vacation, just...

The Racial Question in Brazil

The Racial Question in Brazil

This article tries to show, through historical data, how racism developed in Brazil. When the Portuguese colonizer arrived here, at the beginning of the 16th century, he found a well-defined ethnic panorama: indigenous nations,...

Violence in Brazilian Society 3

Violence in Brazilian Society Part III

Violence of TV and toys for the child No child is born violent. There is a consensus that the condition of being violent is acquired in the course of development. Many families, due to...

ideal travel time for exciting activities in Bali

Climate in Bali

Bali is an Indonesian island located in the Indian Ocean. Denpasar is the largest city on the island and at the same time the capital of the Bali province of the same name. The...

Violence in Brazilian Society 2

Violence in Brazilian Society Part II

Paths to go To close these loopholes, the human rights movement needs to win four battles. The first is the battle for identity, a battle for the preservation of the individual identity of the...

Violence in Brazilian Society 1

Violence in Brazilian Society Part I

We want to discuss in this article the level of violence that Brazilian society has reached. In addition to being a physical or moral constraint, violence is a shameful act that happens daily, everywhere...

Illegal Immigration to the United States

Illegal Immigration to the United States

The US border with Mexico has become a meeting place for legal or illegal immigrants, who are trying to enter the United States every day. With each Mexican economic crisis, waves of waves of...

Immigration to Canada

Immigration to Canada

Although most developed countries in the world have anti-immigration policies, Canada is an exception to this rule. With one of the largest territories in the world and a small population, this North American country is considered to...

The climate in the Prairie Provinces

Climate and Weather information about Canada

Best travel time and climate: Canada’s north The best time to travel to northern Canada is between June and August . The polar climate ensures average temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius in January, but...

Gran Canaria Attractions 3

Weather in Gran Canaria

What is the climate like in Gran Canaria? On Gran Canaria  there is a subtropical climate , which is affected by the northeast trade winds. The annual average temperature is between 19 and 23 degrees Celsius. Due to the different...

South Africa Attractions 2

Climate in South Africa

The Republic of South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent . The popular travel destination not only has a diverse landscape, but also many different climatic zones . From...

SIGTUNA

Sigtuna Travel Guide

The idyllic Sigtuna is steeped in history. Sigtuna is a historical cultural site near the Swedish capital, Stockholm. Founded in the 9th century on the shores of Lake Mälaren, Sigtuna is one of Sweden’s oldest...