Monthly Archives: November 2008

Walking Tour of Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

     Walking Tour of Cesky Krumlov       This incredibly well-preserved Medieval village of South Bohemia is extremely popular with tourist (and rightly so), thus you can expect crowds during your visit. The charming town, which occupies a bend in … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Siena, Italy

     Walking Tour of Siena, Italy        The once powerful City-State of Siena was a major rival of Florence and a very important urban community in Italy. However, things have changed since Italy was united and this hill town … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Nice, France

       Walking Tour of Nice, France       This beautiful city on the French Riviera is a great base of operations for an exploration of the area and of much of the province of Provence. Vieux Nice, the Old City, … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of St Augustine, Florida

    The oldest, continuously-occupied city in the United States was a Spanish settlement that dates to 1513, when Ponce de Leon landed here in search of the "Fountain of Youth." The later colony, which was to become St Augustine was … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Innsbruck, Austria

                       Walking Tour of Innsbruck, Austria       Altstadt     Any walking tour of Innsbruck should start at the Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof), at the corner of Pfarrgasse and Herzog, which made famous the late-Gothic mansion whose balcony it covers. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Islands of the World

     Islands are great places because, by their very nature, they are "away from it all." They give a vacationer or visitor the feeling of solitude and isolation which is an essential part of going on vacation. Obviously, they are … Continue reading

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Top 10 Cairo

     Cairo, the most populous city in Northern Africa, is most noted for the Pyramids of Giza, just a few miles outside the city. However, there is more to this large and crowded metropolis than the ancient wonders of the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mexico City

      One of the most populous cities in the world has many attractions to interest the world traveler. Although there are difficulties and dangers here, the rewards for the inveterate visitor are many. Here are my choices for the top … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Luzern, Switzerland

                     Walking Tour of Luzern, Switzerland    This beautiful town on Lake Luzern and in the shadow of Mt. Pilatus is very pleasant to walk. My walk incorporates the majority of sights which should not be missed.     Start … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Bern, Switzerland

            Walking Tour of Bern, Switzerland     Begin at the Bear Pit at the far eastern end of town (there is a parking lot nearby). The Brown Bear has long been a symbol of the city and, despite protests, a … Continue reading

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