Monthly Archives: November 2007

World Heritage Sites – Brazil

    Brazil is the largest country in South America and is also the most populous. It is blessed with quite a few natural wonders, especially the world’s largest river, the Amazon. UNESCO has rewarded the people of Brazil by designating … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – India

     India is an ancient country, characterized by incredible wealth at various times in its history. In addition, the country is large and blessed with numerous natural wonders as well as unusual wildlife. For all these reasons, there are numerous … Continue reading

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Great Places – Northern Rockies USA

     This category highlights the beginning of the West for a traveler from the East. Some of these states are not actually in the Rockies, but they foretell what is to come further westward and begin the sense of vastness and … Continue reading

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Great Places – Central & Lower Midwest USA

     The Midwest is fairly bleak as far as tourist attractions go, which is why I have included so many states in this entry. There are a few bright spots, however, and they have been highlighted below. The states I … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Benelux Countries

    The Benelux countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg, cover a small area but are packed with tourist attractions. UNESCO has rewarded these countries by placing several of these sites on their World Heritage List. My favorites are listed below along … Continue reading

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Great Places – Upper Midwest USA

     For this entry, I have included Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota as Upper Midwestern States. There is not a wealth of significant tourist attractions here, but there certainly are a few which deserve mention. See my descriptions below, … Continue reading

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Great Places – Florida, USA

    Florida has certainly become a destination in and of itself, which is why I am dealing with here as a separate entry. Whether it is Disney World and the other entertainment venues in the Orlando area, or Florida’s incredible … Continue reading

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