Suriname flag vs map

Suriname Shopping, Culinary, and Accommodation

Shopping Overview Wood carvings, trays, gourds, bows and arrows, hammocks, wickerwork, pottery and jewelry. Shop opening times: Mon-Fri 7.30am-4.30pm, Sat 7.30am-1pm. Nightlife Introduction In Paramaribo, some hotels have nightclubs where you can dance. A few nightclubs and several cinemas, including a drive-in cinema, offer further evening entertainment. The Local Events Bulletin, available at most hotels, […]

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Falkland Islands Attractions, Shopping, Culinary, and Accommodation

Attractions Theaters of war Some visitors come to the islands to see the battlefields of the Falklands War between Britain and Argentina. Combat operations took place in the following locations, among others: Goose Green, San Carlos, Fitzroy, Pebble Island, Mount Tumbledown, and Stanley. You can also visit military cemeteries, memorials and war museums. The coasts […]

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Colombia flag vs map

Colombia Shopping, Culinary, and Accommodation

Shopping Overview Gold jewellery, antiques, arts and crafts, cotton, wool and leather items, especially woolen blankets, ruanas and travel bags are popular souvenirs. Colombia produces top quality gemstones and the emeralds are among the most perfect in the world. However, fakes are common. Before buying gemstones, you should therefore get recommendations from reputable sellers and […]

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Argentina flag vs map

Argentina Shopping, Culinary, and Accommodation

Shopping Overview Leather items of all kinds (gloves, coats, jackets, purses, etc.), hand-embroidered blouses, woolen items (especially llama wool), decorated mate vessels, silver jewellery, semi-precious stones (onyx, lapis lazuli, tiger’s eye, agate) and guitars are typical of Argentina. Leather goods are sold all over Argentina and can sometimes be found at bargain prices. Local arts […]

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Geography of Peru

Geography of Peru

General information about Peru The official name is the Republic of Peru (Republica del Peru, Republic of Peru). Located in the western part of South America. The area is 1285 thousand km2, the population is 25.6 million people. (2000). The official languages ​​are Spanish and Quechua. The capital is Lima. National holiday – Independence Day […]

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Brazil Early History

Brazil Early History

The colonial period Discovered in April 1500 by the Portuguese navigator P. Álvares Cabral, the Brazil was claimed and obtained from Portugal as it returned to its area of ​​relevance according to the treaty of Tordesillas of 1494. After the expedition of MA de Sousa(1531-33) and the completion of the reconnaissance of the Atlantic coast, King John III started […]

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Argentina Arts

Argentina Arts

An isolated geographical location, the little relevance of both the remote past and the colonial era, a human configuration in a high percentage of descendants of a recent immigration, the development of a large middle class, great prosperity and then inflation irrepressible, all this has given Argentine art different characteristics from the Latin American matrix, […]

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Traveling in Peru

Traveling in Peru

Airplane: Domestic flight schedules and prices change frequently. New airlines appear every year, and just as many close due to poor safety standards. Most cities are served by modern aircraft, some smaller cities by propeller aircraft. According to mathgeneral, the main season for air travel in Peru is from late May to early September around […]

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