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The Palenque ruins are widely regarded as the most atmospheric of all the Mayan sites in Mexico.
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Shanghai - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Shanghai - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
The most dynamic city in the world’s fastest- changing nation, Shanghai) is an exhilarating, ever-morphing metropolis that isn’t just living China’s dream, but is setting the pace for the rest of the world. Once a playground for foreign adventurers and socialites, the one-time whore of the Orient is now where home-grown tycoons build soaring monuments …
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Lhasa - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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Lhasa, the remote abode of the Dalai Lamas, object of devout pilgrimage and heart and soul of Tibet, is still a city of wonders, despite the large-scale encroachments of modern Chinese influence. Your first hint that Lhasa is close is the Potala), a vast white-and-ochre fortress soaring over one of the world’s highest cities. It’s …
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Terracotta Army - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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In spring 1974, a number of farmers near Xi’an (a famous Chinese cultural city) discovered some ancient bronze weapons and pieces of broken terra-cotta armoured warriors while sinking a well. This turned out to be one of the most amazing archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century. Excavations since then have found 1800 terra-cotta warriors although …
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Beijing - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Beijing - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
Stop–start capital since the Mongol Yuan dynasty, Beijing) is one of China’s true ancient citadels. It is also an aspiring, confident and modern city that seems assured of its destiny to rule over China ad infinitum. A vast and symmetrical metropolis, Běijīng is the orderly seat of the communist political power in China, so its …
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Shanghai - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Shanghai - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
The most dynamic city in the world’s fastest- changing nation, Shanghai) is an exhilarating, ever-morphing metropolis that isn’t just living China’s dream, but is setting the pace for the rest of the world. Once a playground for foreign adventurers and socialites, the one-time whore of the Orient is now where home-grown tycoons build soaring monuments …
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Great Wall of China - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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The Great Wall of China built, rebuilt, and maintained between the 5th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from the attacks of nomadic tribes from the north. The majority of the existing wall were built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD). The condition of the Great …
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Olinda - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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One of Brazil’s best-preserved colonial cities, Olinda is located on the country’s Atlantic Coast in the northeastern state of Pernambuco. Founded by the Portuguese in the early 16th century, the city served as the state’s capital until it was burned by the Dutch, thereafter losing its sovereignty to its nearby neighbor, Recife. Perched on a …
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Chateau De Chambord - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Chateau De Chambord - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
The royal Château de Chambord at Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France, is one of the most recognizable châteaux in the world because of its very distinct French Renaissance architecture which blends traditional French medieval forms with classical Renaissance structures. The building, which was never completed, was constructed by King François I. Chambord is the largest chateau in …
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The Giant Buddha of Leshan (aka Dafo) is the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, carved out of a cliff face by an 8th-century monk in southern Szechuan province. The Giant Buddha overlooks the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers and faces the sacred Mount Emei (with which it shares its World …
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Known in Spanish as Los Glaciares, the Glaciers National Park is home to some of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. Located in the Santa Cruz Province of the vast Patagonia region, the national park features the largest ice cap outside of Greenland and Antarctica. Glaciers National Park is an alpine area of incredible beauty …
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Ushuaia - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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Formerly used as a penal colony because of its isolated location, Ushuaia’s remote beauty is now what makes it a major tourist destination. Regarded as the world’s southernmost city, Ushuaia is located on the Beagle Channel, serving as a popular base for Antarctica cruises, winter sports and wildlife viewing. Complete with museums, art centers, restaurants, …
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Hong Kong - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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As the newest Disneyland in the world, Hong Kong Disneyland is a must-see because of its special attractions and the inimitable sense of Chinese culture. Walking into it, you feel you are in a wonderland. Accompanied by Mickey Mouse and other Disney friends, you start a fantastic and magical journey. With unique scenic spots and …
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Beijing - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Beijing - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
Stop–start capital since the Mongol Yuan dynasty, Beijing) is one of China’s true ancient citadels. It is also an aspiring, confident and modern city that seems assured of its destiny to rule over China ad infinitum. A vast and symmetrical metropolis, Běijīng is the orderly seat of the communist political power in China, so its …
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Yangshuo - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Yangshuo - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
Pedalling across the rice fields through Yangshuo’s soaring limestone peaks is often the top experience of travellers in China. If you’re like most, you’ll come to Yangshuo for a couple of days after the Li River cruise but end up staying far longer. Yangshuo is more of an international backpacking colony than a Chinese village …
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Yangshuo - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Yangshuo - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
Pedalling across the rice fields through Yangshuo)’s soaring limestone peaks is often the top experience of travellers in China. If you’re like most, you’ll come to Yangshuo for a couple of days after the Li River cruise but end up staying far longer. Yangshuo is more of an international backpacking colony than a Chinese village …
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Lhasa - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Lhasa - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
Lhasa), the remote abode of the Dalai Lamas, object of devout pilgrimage and heart and soul of Tibet, is still a city of wonders, despite the large-scale encroachments of modern Chinese influence. Your first hint that Lhasa is close is the Potala), a vast white-and-ochre fortress soaring over one of the world’s highest cities. It’s …
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Hong Kong - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Hong Kong - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
As the newest Disneyland in the world, Hong Kong Disneyland is a must-see because of its special attractions and the inimitable sense of Chinese culture. Walking into it, you feel you are in a wonderland. Accompanied by Mickey Mouse and other Disney friends, you start a fantastic and magical journey. With unique scenic spots and …
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Carnival of Santiago de Cuba - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Carnival of Santiago de Cuba - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
The extravaganza that is Santiago’s carnival has its origins in the festival of Santiago , which is held annually on July 25. While the Spanish colonists venerated the saint, patron of Spain and Santiago city, their African slaves celebrated their own religions, predominantly Yoruba. A religious procession would wend its way around the town towards …
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Queen Victoria Building - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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The Queen Victoria Building has been described by Pierre Cardin as “the most beautiful shopping centre in the world”. This outstanding example of Byzantine architecture, which occupies an entire city block, was built in 1898 to replace the original Sydney Markets. Later, it accommodated a concert hall, which eventually became the City Library. The building …
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Tswapong Hills - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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The Tswapong hills, located 40km south of Palapye, are about 15km wide and rise 400m above their surroundings. These hills have their own micro-climate with considerably more rainfall than the regional average resulting in rich biodiversity. The water in the hills is its main attraction and it was this that led the to the formation …
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Buenos Aires - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

Buenos Aires - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals | World Travel Updates | Scoop.it
Pulsating with vitality and seductive charm from colorful European architecture to animated neighborhoods, sensational shopping, gourmet cuisine and sizzling nightlife, it is no wonder that Buenos Aires gave birth to the captivating tango dance. Located off the southeastern coast of South America, Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina and one of Latin America’s …
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Mendoza - Trip planning and timeschedule | Online Travel Planning | Travel Deals

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Located in Latin America’s largest wine producing region, Mendoza is a popular tourist destination not only for its wine but also for its proximity to Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas. Furthermore, Mendoza offers access to beautiful scenery and outdoor adventures such as hiking, mountain climbing, horse riding, river rafting and more. The capital …
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