Three Reasons to Visit Europe by Train

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railway visit europeIf you are visiting Europe on vacation, you will find that there are many choices available to a tourist to get around the continent. Which mode of transportation that is best for you will depend upon where you are on the continent, what you plan to see and what type of budget you have; however, before you decide on a destination in Europe, you may want to consider the transportation. Known as Eurail, this train service allows you to see a wide range of sites as you travel throughout the countryside and into the heart of the major cities of the European continent. Continue reading

Venezuela

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Angel Falls, waterfall in VenezuelaGeography & Climate

Located on the northern coast of South America, Venezuela is a large country with a population of approximately 28 million. The land is larger than that of California, Oregon, and Washington combined (over 352,000 square miles). It is divided into 20 states, the Federal District around Caracas, two territories, and 72 islands. Its borders are the Atlantic Ocean and Guyana on the east, Brazil to the south, Colombia in the west and the Caribbean to the north. The geography varies from the coastal region, to the Andean region of snow-capped peaks and temperate forests, to the tropical Maracaibo region, to the southern “Guyana Shield” and area of savanna and rain forest. The rain forests shelter Venezuela’s most exotic animals as well as some untouched tribes.

The coastal capital city of Caracas, with a population of almost four million, has a higher standard of living than any other Latin American city. Venezuela is quite demographically diverse, with about 58% of mixed race, 29% of European descent, 11% of African descent and 2% native Indians Russian Trains. Approximately 75,000 Americans currently live in Venezuela. Continue reading

Kenya: Maasai Mara

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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

On the territory of the reserve lives large Masai population, that still believe in their traditional way of life. Although the Maasai Mara is frequently visited by tourists, you still can find some hidden miraculous places.

The name Maasai Mara refers to the area’s original Masai inhabitants, lies in the south-west Kenya. The whole area is connected to the Tanzanian Serengeti national park, from where large herds of animals are migrating every year.

The main attraction of Maasai Mara: Huge migration and black rhinos

wildebeest migration in maasai mara kenyaIn the Maasai Mara reserve it’s possible to spot all animals from the “big five” (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino). But the most exotic experience awaits you at the so-called Great Migration, which is repeated every year from July to October.

 

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