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The ruins of Tikal in Guatemala

Tikal, Guatemala

Tikal, Guatemala Tikal in Guatemala was once a great centre of Mayan civilisation, the largest urban centre in the ancient Mayan lowlands inhabited from the 6th century BC to the 10th century AD. Declared a…

25 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Copan, Honduras

Copan, Honduras

Copan, Honduras Near the Guatemala-Honduras border is the ancient city of Copan (also known as Copan Ruinas) on the west bank of the Copan River, occupied for more than two thousand years and now an…

24 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Antigua Guatemala at Sunrise

Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua, Guatemala The beautiful city of Antigua in Guatemala has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1979. Its full name, “Antigua Guatemala”, means Old Guatemala, and here you can see preserved ruins…

24 Feb 20 · 3 mins read
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Teatro Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica The city of San Jose is the largest Costa Rican city and capital of the only country in the world to disband its military. Founded by the cabildo (legal representative of…

21 Feb 20 · 3 mins read
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Plaza Bolivar, Casco Viejo, Panama City, Panama

Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo, Panama Casco Viejo—“old quarter”, also called Casco Antiguo or San Felipe—is a neighbourhood in Panama City in Central America that has been inscribed on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 1997.…

19 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Bridge of the Americas at Panama Canal Pacific entrance Panama

Panama City, Panama

Panama City is the capital and largest city of Panama, a country in Central America located on a narrow land mass (Isthmus of Panama) that connects North and South America.

19 Feb 20 · 3 mins read
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Castro Chile

Chile and Easter Island: The Definitive Guide for Seniors

Chile is an extraordinary country, covered every inch by scenic landscapes, incredible wildlife, and long-standing culture. The tumultuous history undertaken since the time of Spanish colonisation and on the road to a sustainable democracy has…

21 Feb 19 · 11 mins read
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Bolivia

Discover Bolivia: The Definitive Guide for Travellers

Discover Bolivia The lakeside town of Copacabana, Bolivia Bolivia is a landlocked country in South America, bordered by Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Its capital is historic Sucre where the Supreme Court is established,…

21 Feb 19 · 11 mins read
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New York City: Architecture Styles Through the Ages

New York City: Architecture Styles Through the Ages

New York City: Architecture Styles Through the Ages What makes the Empire State Building different from the Haughwout Building in SoHo? How do the surrounding skyscrapers allow just the right amount of natural lighting for…

15 Oct 18 · 6 mins read
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