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Pele, Brazilian icon or master of self-promotion?!

Pele, Brazilian icon or master of self-promotion?! | Going Places 2nd semester | Scoop.it
Football is life in Brazil!
Brazil is famous for its colorful carnivals and celebrations in addition to its beautiful nature. But you can hardly find someone who doesn’t know about Brazil’s history...
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Alaska: The Last Frontier — The Norh(ern Lights) State

Alaska: The Last Frontier — The Norh(ern Lights) State | Going Places 2nd semester | Scoop.it
The Norh(ern Lights) State Firebird Aurora Source: CJ Kale The sky is on fire. A rainbow lights the night sky only this rainbow is unlike anything you have ever seen. It is dusted with stars. It is...
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On A Land of "Ice": Icespy An Icon!

On A Land of "Ice": Icespy An Icon! | Going Places 2nd semester | Scoop.it
Iceland, a country forced into a stereotype from the moment it was named, much like Greenland, famous for green-ness and Poland, which is of course famous for poles. Everyone has gone through the shock when they discover that Iceland is “greener” than its neighbour Greenland, and Greenland is “icier” than Iceland and many a 12 year old have dazzled friends with this piece of intellectual gold.
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Bucket List #28: Toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain

Bucket List #28: Toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain | Going Places 2nd semester | Scoop.it
When people think Rome, they think history, art, romance, possibly carbs. One thing that incorporates them all: The Trevi Fountain (while eating pizza). The beautiful Trevi Fountain in Rome is the ...
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The Balkan-undrum.

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What do you think of when you hear the name Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Anyone old enough to remember VCRs is probably thinking the same thing, war. This small nation is nestled in a tangle of former Balkan states and has a population less than that of Melbourne. If not for the events of the 1990s it may have been a country as forgettable as Liechtenstein or Latvia.  However, a melting pot of ethno-cultural tensions caused it to explode onto the world stage, becoming a region synonymous with conflict and bloodshed.

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Iconic Venice - Grand canal

Iconic Venice - Grand canal | Going Places 2nd semester | Scoop.it
Iconic Romance in VeniceThe Grand canal is one of the most iconic landmarks representing Venice. It is one of the major water-traffic pathways in Venice city used by both locals and tourists. There...
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The Gate that Reunited Millions

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Since the fall of the Berlin Wall that segregated East and West Germany, the Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of unity and peace for the Germans. However it was once perceived as being quite th...
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Mount Etna: Wine from Sicily's ancient mountain of fire

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Mount Etna behind Catania. Source: Wikipedia
At 3350m tall, Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano presides over eastern Sicily with a deceptive serenity. In ancient times, Etna was frequently...
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The Chief-both on and off the field

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The Chief-both on and off the field-Lucas Radebe Ever heard of Lucas Radebe? Rule number 1-in order to know anything about sport in South Africa you must know about this sporting great! Lucas Radeb...
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A TEMPLE FOR WHOM?

A TEMPLE FOR WHOM? | Going Places 2nd semester | Scoop.it
Temple Mount is one of the most important holy sites in the traditional world, and one of the most contested. Located in the old city of Jerusalem, Temple Mount houses three monumental structures in...
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Khirokitia: A Lost City, A Pre-historical Root

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If you were anything like me, you would be an inexperienced traveller. This is not necessarily a bad thing, as you might find yourself easily absorbing more easily the cultures of a country you hav...
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