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Arizona: deserts and spectacular landscapes

Arizona (Grand Canyon State) is a state located in the southwestern part of the United States. The Arizona territory is largely arid and semi-desert. But despite this feature it presents a great variety of landscapes. The city of Phoenix is ...

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The climate of Saint Pierre and Miquelon: when to go

The climate of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, due to its location along the coast of the Atlantic ocean, is humid and windy, with mists and fog (especially in June and July). The climate is characterized by long, dark winters. The ...

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Saint Pierre and Miquelon: last edge of an empire

Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Collectivité territoriale de Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon) is a French territorial community made up of two larger islands (Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon) and small rocks and islets that are located around the island of Saint-Pierre: Grand Colombier, Petit Colombier, Île aux Marins ...

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Icefields Parkway: the road of the glaciers and waterfalls

The Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) runs paralleal to the so-called Continental Divide, the dividing line between the streams flowing into the Pacific Ocean and those flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. This is a scenic route through the rugged landscape of ...

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Maligne Lake: a picturesque lake in the Rocky Mountains

MALIGNE CANYON To reach the Maligne Canyon you have to take Hwy 16 east from Jasper to the junction for the Maligne Lake Road,  from here are more 11 km to get to the Maligne Canyon. This is one of ...

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Jasper National Park: a park in the Rocky Mountains

Jasper National Park is, by extension, the largest park in the Canadian Rockies. This park covers an area of over 10,800 km². The park was founded in 1907 and today is visited by nearly two million people every year. Jasper ...

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Alberta: vast grasslands and spectacular mountains

Alberta is a province in western Canada, located near the Rocky Mountains. These mountains mark its border with the British Columbia province. The territory of Alberta then borders to the east with Saskatchewan, to the north with the Northwest Territories, ...

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Moraine Lake: a lake in the Rocky Mountains

Moraine Lake is a lake of glacial origin located in the scenic Valley of Ten Peaks at about 1,885 meters high. The lake is small in size – in fact it has an area of only 0.5 km² – but ...

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Banff National Park: the oldest national park of Canada

Banff National Park, which covers an area of 6.641 km², is the oldest (it was founded in 1885) and most famous park in Canada. Today it is visited by about five million people every year. Together with the neighboring parks ...

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The climate of Vancouver: when to go to Vancouver

The climate of Vancouver is temperate oceanic, due to the mitigating effects of the sea and the protection of the surrounding mountains, the city has a mild climate compared to other areas of Canada. Vancouver is characterized by a mild ...

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Vancouver: the most livable city of Canada

Vancouver is the most important city in British Columbia and the third largest city in Canada by population. Its metropolitan area is home to over 2,300,000 people. The city lies on the estuary of the River Freser, on the Burrard ...

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British Columbia: nature to the nth power

British Columbia is a province in western Canada. This province is located at the western end of the country, along the Pacific ocean coast. Britain is over four times the size and is the second largest province of Canada after ...

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United States of America: modernity and nature

The United States of America is a presidential republic. This nation which is the most important among the industrialized countries is made up of a confederation of 50 states and a federal district (District of Columbia, the city of Washington, ...

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The climate of Canada: when to go to Canada

The climate of Canada is continental, the country is in fact largely exposed to the polar influences, this translates into a kind of cold climate, with long, harsh winters and short summers, while spring and autumn are very short. The ...

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Canada: untouched nature and economic power

Canada (Canada) is a federal monarchy associated with the British Commonwealth, composed of 10 provinces (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador) and 3 territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut). The country ...

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The climate of Mexico: when to go to Mexico

Mexico has a climate that varies considerably according to the altitude of the various areas of the country, the Mexican climate is in fact divided into four climatic areas, according to its height: Le tierras calientes, le tierras templadas, le ...

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Mexican Cuisine: a cuisine full of flavors

Mexican cuisine is characterized by a great variety of spices, foods with strong and intense flavors, and the color of his dishes, this set is the combination of the pre-Columbian cuisine (Aztecs and Maya) and the Spanish and European cuisine ...

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Mexico: ancient civilizations and Latin culture

Mexico (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a presidential federal republic consisting of 31 states and 1 federal district. The capital of the country is the famous Mexico City. The country is bathed in the west by the Pacific Ocean and in ...

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The climate of Bermuda: when to go to Bermuda

The climate of the islands Bermuda is a very mild oceanic sub-tropical climate. This type of climate is characterized by mild winters and summers – between May and October – particularly humid and hot. The more humid and rainy months are between ...

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Bermuda: a tax and tourist paradise

Bermuda (Bermuda Islands) is a British overseas territory located in the North Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago is located about 1,000 km east of the coast of the United States of America. The territory consists of over 130 islands and islets, ...

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The beaches of Kauai: one of the islands of Hawaii

Kauai is one of the greatest places in the world for beaches. At many places around the nearly circular island, 33 miles long and 25 miles wide, broad beaches define the shoreline. Kauai’s many white sand beach have been backdrops ...

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Na Pali Coast: a rugged and spectacular coastline

The Na Pali Coast is a rugged coastline that stretches for about 16 miles along the north-west coast of the island of Kauai, most of the Na Pali Coast is inaccessible because of its shape made of savage cliffs and ...

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Waimea Canyon: the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Waimea Canyon is a spectacular canyon, 16 km long and up to 900 m deep, located on the western side of Kauai along the Hwy 550. Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”, the canyon was formed by a deep ...

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Haleakala volcano: the dormant volcano overlooking Maui

Haleakala volcano is the crown of Maui‘s large eastern landmass that pinnacles to a 10,023 foot mountain. Haleakala means “House of the Sun” and the view at sunrise and sunset attracts numerous visitors. The dormant volcano boasts a circumference of ...

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Kauai: waterfalls, canyons and spectacular coastline

Kauai is an island of volcanic origin that formed about 6 million years ago. This is the oldest island in the archipelago of the Hawaiian Islands and the fourth largest island (1,430 sq km; 552 square miles). The main inhabited, commercial, ...

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Maui: an immense volcano and a spectacular coastline

Maui is an island of volcanic origin which is formed by two shield volcanoes joined together by a isthmus of flat land. This island, after the Big Island (Hawaii), is the second largest island in the archipelago of the Hawaiian ...

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Niihau: the “Forbidden Island” of the Hawaiian islands

Across the Kaulakohi Channel off Kauai’s west coast lies a dry, barren island: the island of Niihau. This island is 18 miles long and about six miles wide. Its maximum elevation is Mt. Pānī’au (1250 ft; 381 m). The island ...

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Honolulu: the most important tourist destination in Hawaii

Honolulu, is located on the island of Oahu, and is the largest city in the state of Hawaii. The city has in fact about 390,000 inhabitants, which become almost a million if we consider the metropolitan area of the city. ...

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Hawaiian cuisine: Hawaiian food and Hawaiian dishes

AN ANCIENT COOKING METHOD: IMU The most popular traditional cooking method of Hawaiian cuisine was cooking in an “imu”. That is, in an underground oven. To build an “imu”, it is necessary to dig a shallow pit in the ground. ...

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The climate of Hawaii: when to go to Hawaii

The Hawaii are located just south of the Tropic of Cancer, this means that the climate of the islands is sub-tropical, with mild temperatures and slightly marked seasonal excursions. The climate of Hawaii is characterized by the seasonal difference in ...

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