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The bolivian Death Road

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Or, in spanish, el camino de la muerte. Or Yungas Road, which doesn’t mean anything comparing to death road! It is actually a 69 km road, leading from Bolivia capital La Paz to the city of Coroico in the Amazon jungle. This road was built in 1937 by Paraguayan war prisoners, and the government of Bolivia spared a lot by this road. There are no side protection, nevertheless on one side there is a deep canyon. Going out of the road means no escape.

During the years and centuries the road made many victims, and even today it takes its tribute of 200-300 people yearly. In 1974 Bolivia’s worst car accident took place naturally on Camino de la muerte: an overcrowded bus gone in the canyon killing 100 people.

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Salute: The Strangest Liquors in the World

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Handing out homemade beer at a liquor store, Tom and Athena Seefurth, chefs based in Illinois, surprised several people with the smell of their beers—from garlic to tomatoes. They are also the inventors of “pizza beer.” They thought of creating beer that will match their favorite dishes perfectly, and so came up with pizza beer.

Like these two, people all over the world have created different kinds of liquors, which have become worldwide traditions. Wines have been used during the ancient times as medicine, and though people now no longer use them as such, the recipes have survived, and people continue to enjoy them. When in a foreign country, knocking down that glass of strange liquor is also a great way for you to get to know the culture of the people.


Trump Ocean Club in Panama set to open in Spring of 2011

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Trump has been making some buzz with several hotel openings recently. The company announced that the Trump Ocean Club Hotel and Tower in Panama shall start welcoming guests by Spring next year.

The new hotel is the first venture of Trump in Latin America and is targeted to pamper the rich and elite of the region.

The new 70 storey-high member of the Trump portfolio was designed by Arias Saravia and looks like a majestic sail. Trump of course will not arrive in Latin America quietly and will definitely create some architecture buzz just like that of Trump Soho’s in New York.

The hotel will feature private cabanas, a 10,000 square foot Spa, and designer boutiques on two levels of the hotel. The hotel is sure to attract the business sector with a lot of areas to cater to business meeting, planning, and events with provisions for good presentations and the works.


Atacama desert

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If saw, visited and experimented already Sahara desert or the Death Valley inU.S. you must have been impressed about the tough conditions of life there, due to the extreme lack of moisture. Nevertheless, the world’d driest region is the Atacama Desert, lieing on the Pacific Coast of Chile, and bordering also Peru and Bolivia.

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I found Atacama desert amazing and worth to be visited. It really looks like the Planet Mars. It would be something really extraordinary feeling yourself like being on the Mars, but I don’t think you can during this life. Much easier, go and visit Atacama Desert, the soil and the climate is very similar to Mars! NASA performs tests of its extraterestrial vehicles in the Atacama Desert. There are more telescopes in the Atacama Desert (there are no raining clouds there!).


How to Enjoy the Perfect Rome Vacation

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colosseum romeRome, also known as the Eternal City, is a very popular tourist destination. If you are planning a visit to Rome, you want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. While simply visiting this beautiful city is going to be memorable, there are a few things that you should keep in mind if you want the perfect vacation.

1. Planning

No vacation is going to be without its hitches, but if you plan accordingly, your stay in Rome can be nearly perfect. When booking, see if you can get discounts. Check with your travel agent about any specials that you may be able to use to save money. Also remember that booking ahead is the best way to save. Hotels and airlines often offer lower rates for those who book at least six weeks or more in advance. During your planning stage, make a list of things that you want to see and do while you are in Rome. You should note that the Vatican Museum is not open on Sundays and other places may be closed on specific days of the week as well. Plan ahead for the places that you want to visit and take time to do a bit of online research and find out what days you can visit them and during what specific hours of the day.


Take a Bahamas Vacation Today

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Going on a Bahamas vacation means that you can go almost immediately. There’s no reason to do a lot of planning. There’s not much other than the surf and sand to enjoy. On a Bahamas vacation, you lie around in the sand, or go swimming in the ocean. Maybe you gamble and do some shopping. Or take in a show or a museum. The Bahamas does have some interesting museums. Have you ever been to a museum about pirates? Well, take a Bahamas vacation and you can.

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If you’re tired of laying on your back in the sand all day, then go swim with the sea lions and the dolphins. Or dive down and see some coral or snorkel and see some beautiful fish. Heck, go fishing on a real sailboat no less.


Top 12 Hottest Beach Parties

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Who doesn’t love the beach? Warm sand, warm weather, hot girls in bikinis, there is nothing better then a day out by the ocean. Which is why beach parties are probably the most popular of all parties, no matter where you are in the world. From mellow hangout with live musicians, to pounding music and plenty of drinks, we have compiled a list of the twelve beach fiestas that can really draw a crowd.

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Cala Jondal, Ibiza Beach Party

Home to the fantastic Blue Marlin, one of the greatest bars in Ibiza, this little gem features great Djs, cheap drinks, and hammocks littered around the bar where you can cozy up with that special lady, or maybe the new one you just met.

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Summer Travel: The Best Family Resorts of the Caribbean

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There’s definitely something really special about educating your kids to snorkel and share the wonders of the underwater with them. In the Bahamas you can enjoy these and a lot of other fun activities with our pick of best family resorts that you can consider. Read them all and see which one appeals to you the most.


 
Atlantis Resorts

Atlantis is a unique ocean-themed resort destination that has a lot of great accommodation that you can choose from. Explore the world beyond extraordinary with its enviable location straight on Paradise Beach. They feature the comforts of home in a spacious studios and single bedroom units. Guests can enjoy a lot of various activities such as the exhilarating play and magnificent ocean views in their golf course. Travelers can relax at the Mandara Spa that brings together the old Balinese healing touches and the traditional European therapies. Kids would also enjoy pottery making, rock climbing and the gamer’s reef. Atlantis is great for families that are craving for something huge.