Inti Raymi “Festival of the Sun” in Peru – Event and Tour Information

April 11, 2012

As the Winter Solstice approaches in the southern hemisphere, a sense of excitement can be felt throughout the Andes Mountains, once home to the ancient Inca tribe. On June 24, many people living in the area celebrate the Incan “Festival of the Sun”, known otherwise as the Inti Raymi. In ancient times, this festival was […]

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The Top Tours in Costa Rica for Nature Lovers

March 26, 2012

Costa Rica is a nation famed for its careful conservation efforts, and it takes quite a lot of pride in what it’s managed to accomplish. Showcasing the natural beauty of this country are four great tours, each with their own unique focus.

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The Truth Behind the Mayan Calendars 2012 End of the World Prophecy

March 20, 2012

On July 16th, 1945, the human race detonated the first nuclear explosive and gained an ability that it had never previously possessed: the ability to destroy its own planet. Perhaps as a result of this, we’ve had an increased focus on tales of destruction and endings… and of these stories, one of the most-mentioned is […]

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5 Reasons You Should Tour Guatemala During Semana Santa

March 14, 2012

One of the world’s most popular and exciting festivals is the Semana Santa, the Christian celebration of the Holy Week. Though it’s referred to as a week, the celebration may extend for as long as ten days, and this year the full festival runs from March 30 to April 8. Some countries celebrate Semana Santa […]

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Mexican Foods to Try When You Dine

March 6, 2012

Stepping into a restaurant in a foreign country can be a tough experience if you aren’t prepared. What if you can’t understand the menu? What if you can’t understand the waiter? Is there anything you might not like that you should specifically avoid? These are all serious questions, but most of your problems can be […]

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New Research Indicates Drought Caused Collapse of the Mayan Civilization

February 28, 2012

People are often curious when they find out that ancient civilizations disappeared. What caused these people to vanish? Is there anything we can learn from what happened to them? Is what destroyed them a problem that’s still around?

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Galapagos Islands: The Best Place for Family Vacations

February 25, 2012

605 miles off the western coast of South America rests one of the world’s most remarkable series of islands. Popularized by a visit from Charles Darwin, the Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s most biologically diverse locations as well as one of the most geographically youthful places to be found. Speaking of things that […]

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How Scientists Brought Ancient Microbes Found in Ecuador Back to Life

February 23, 2012

It sounds like something out of a horror film; a team of scientists, working far from the world’s largest population centers, succeed in bringing ancient things back to life with the power of science. This would probably end up with a swarm of zombies in the movies, but there’s no need to worry about mysterious […]

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5 Must Visit Ruins in Latin America

February 17, 2012

Latin America is famed for the ruins of ancient civilizations that dot its landscape, and no tour of the region is truly complete without witnessing these historic marvels. Here are some of the greatest ruins in Latin America you must see while on vacation.

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Must Do Adventure Tour Activities in Costa Rica

February 16, 2012

Vacations should be memorable, and one of the best ways to make those memories is to enjoy a variety of activities on your trip. Here are some of Costa Rica’s best activities for any adventurous trip.

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