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San Francisco: the most beautiful city in the United States of America

San Francisco, California, United States of America. Author Digon3. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

San Francisco is probably the most beautiful city in the United States of America, located in California, on a peninsula at the entrance of the great San Francisco Bay, along the Pacific Ocean, the city is characterized by modern skyscrapers ...

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Los Angeles climate: when to go to Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Author Jon Sullivan. No Copyright

Los Angeles has a mild climate, similar in type to that of the Mediterranean, but rather dry, with winter rains and long dry summers, the summer temperatures are mitigated by the presence of the Pacific Ocean. The poor rains are ...

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Los Angeles: Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive

Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Author Thomas Pintaric. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Los Angeles is located along the coast of the Pacific Ocean in a flat area of southern California, with a population of over 3,700,000 inhabitants is the largest city in California, its metropolitan area exceeds 17,700,000 inhabitants, this makes it ...

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Redwood National Park: the park of giant sequoias of California

Redwood National Park, California, United States of America. Author NPS Photo. No Copyright

The Redwood National Park is one of the parks in California famous for hosting the giant sequoias. This park is located along the northern California coast near the towns of Eureka and Crescent City, and about 520 km (325 miles) ...

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California tourist attractions: what to see in California

Yosemite, California, United States of America. Author chensiyuan. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

California is similar to the climate and natural environment to the countries of the Mediterranean basin, is one of the most beautiful of the American states to visit, the most popular tourist destinations of the country are the two metropolises ...

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California climate: when to go to California

Death Valley, California, United States of America. Author Wolfgangbeyer. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

California, the third largest state by extension of the United States of America has a number of climate types, ranging from arid desert climate of the south of the state, the semi-arctic climate of the higher mountain areas, through the ...

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California: a wide variety of landscapes

False Klamath Cove, Redwood National Park, California, United States of America. Author NPS Photo. No Copyright

California (The Golden State) is a state in the Western side of the United States, which borders on the south by Mexico, to the south-east  with Arizona, to the  east and north-east with Nevada, on to the north whit Oregon. ...

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Tumacácori National Historical Park

San José de Tumacácori Mission, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Arizona, United States of America. Author Ammodramus. No Copyright

Tumacácori National Historical Park is located in the valley of the river Santa Cruz, in the far south of Arizona, near the border with Mexico, 18 miles north of the city of Nogales, 50 miles south of Tucson along Interstate ...

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Meteor Crater in Arizona

Meteor Crater, Arizona, United States of America. Author National Map Seamless Serve NASA Earth Observatory. No Copyright

The Meteor Crater in Arizona is a giant hole in the middle of the arid sandstone plain of the Arizona desert, the crater formed by an impact of a meteorite, is located near the town of Winslow. The crater which ...

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Arizona climate: when to go to Arizona

Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America. Author Pescaiolo. No Copyright

Arizona has a  sub-desert climate, with high temperatures and low rainfall, in the state can be distinguished three climatic zones: the south-west desert area which includes the arid desert of Sonora; the central Mexican Plateau at an altitude around 1,000 ...

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Arizona tourist attractions: what to see in Arizona

Monument Valley, Arizona-Utah, United States of America. Author Jon Sullivan. No Copyright

Significant development has been tourism in Arizona for the presence of places of great scenic interest and many vestiges of ancient Indian civilizations and the Spanish domination. The main tourist attraction of the state is without a doubt the Grand ...

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Arizona: deserts and spectacular landscapes

Saguaro National Park, Arizona, United States of America. Author Saguaro Pictures. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Arizona (Grand Canyon State) is a state of south-west United States, which borders to the south with Mexico, to the west with California and Nevada, to the north with Utah, and to the east with New Mexico. The city of ...

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United States of America: modernity and nature

Miami, Florida, United States of America. Author John Spade. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The United States of America (United States of America; USA) is a presidential republic, made up of a confederation of 50 states (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, ...

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Beaches of Kauai

Hanakapiai Beach, Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii. Author Jeff Kubina. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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

Na'Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii. Author Garden State Hiker. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

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, Kauai, Hawaii. Author Kyle Pearce. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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 that dominates the island of Maui

Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii. Author Alex Ulanov (MrKabasha). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Haleakala 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 21 ...

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Kauai: waterfalls, canyons and spectacular coastline

Wailua Falls, Kauai, Hawaii. Author Ewok Slayer. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Kauai (58,000 inhabitants) is an island of volcanic origin which was formed about 6 million years ago, is the oldest island of the Hawaiian Islands and the fourth island in size (1,430 sq km – 552 square miles). The island ...

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Maui: an immense volcano and a spectacular coastline

Iao Needle, Maui, Hawaii. Author Michael Oswald. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Maui (120,000 inhabitants) is an island of volcanic origin which is formed by two shield volcanoes interconnected by an isthmus, after Big Island, Maui is the second island in size of the Hawaiian Islands (1,883 sq km – 727 square ...

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Niihau: the “Forbidden Island”

Niihau cliffs, Hawaii. Author Christopher p. Becker (polihale). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Across the Kaulakohi Channel off Kauai’s west coast lies a dry, barren island, 18 miles long and about six miles wide, its maximum elevation is Mt. Pānī’au (1250 ft; 381 m). The island is populated almost exclusively by Hawaiians and ...

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Honolulu: the most important tourist destination in Hawaii

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. Author Cristo Vlahos. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Honolulu, on the island of Oahu, is the largest city in the state of Hawaii (377,000 inhabitants). It’s the main aviation gateway for the Hawaiian Islands and it’s served by most major American airlines from the mainland U.S, and by ...

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Hawaiian Cuisine: Hawaiian food and Hawaiian dishes

Taro (Colocasia esculenta). Author David Monniaux. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

A taste of Hawaiiana. Methods of cooking in Ancient Hawaii. The most popular method of cooking in Old Hawaii was in an imu, an underground oven. To construct an imu, a shallow pit was dug in the ground where a ...

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Hawaii climate: when to go to Hawaii

Big Beach, Maui, Hawaii. Author Fiuchris. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Hawaiian Islands are located just south of the Tropic of Cancer, this means that the climate of the islands is sub-tropical climate, with mild temperatures and little marked seasonal variations. The climate rather than by differences in temperature is ...

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Hawaii: volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean

Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii. Author Justforasecond. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Hawaii Islands are an archipelago of the northern Pacific Ocean, forming part of the United States of America, of which is the 50th state. The islands are of volcanic origin, they lies approximately 4,000 km west of the California ...

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