Monthly Archives: March 2010

Walking Tour of Burlington, Vermont, USA

                     Walking Tour of Burlington, Vermont, USA               Burlington, the largest city in Vermont, is basically a college town, kept young by the influx of youth at The University of Vermont, at the top of the hill, above … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Christchurch, New Zealand

                  Walking Tour of Christchurch, New Zealand Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, is the major hub of the central part of South Island and a destination in itself because of its lovely and well-manicured gardens, and its harkening back … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

                     Walking Tour of Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA               This historic town, on the east coast of New England, was the site of the first permanent colony in the New World. The Pilgrims landed here in 1620 and began the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Santiago, Chile

                   Walking Tour of Santiago, Chile A great excursion from Valparaiso is to travel south and slightly inland to the capital city of Santiago, which is set at the base of some of the Andes’ tallest peaks. Its pleasant … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Thessaloniki, Greece

                  Walking Tour of Thessaloniki, Greece Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, is a melting pot of cultures, due to its location at the crossroads between East and West.  In particular, Byzantine culture is well-represented here. Despite its size, the … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Richmond, Virginia, USA

                   Walking Tour of Richmond, Virginia, USA               Richmond is the capital and largest city in Virginia, and offers a host of attractions for the tourist. Its infamous past includes a stint as capital of the Confederacy during … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Cartagena, Colombia

                       Walking Tour of Cartagena, Colombia Cartagena, Colombia, a coastal community on the Caribbean Sea, dates to 1533 and is noted for its magnificent city walls and numerous fortifications. The Ciudad Marmalade (“walled city”) should be the focus of … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Cape May, New Jersey, USA

               Walking Tour of Cape May, New Jersey, USA               The city of Cape May, at the southern tip of New Jersey, was one of the nation’s first beach resorts. It attracted the wealthy, rivaling Newport, RI in its … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Tokyo, Japan

        Walking Tour of Tokyo, Japan   Tokyo, Japan, is a true mega-city, with over 23 million people in its metropolitan area, and an economy which is larger than Canada’s. Navigating the streets is extremely difficult, even for locals, … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Valparaiso, Chile

                       Walking Tour of Valparaiso, Chile Valparaiso, Chile, a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the base of the coastal range of the Andes, is a charming town whose wealth was acquired from Chilean wheat which fueled the California Gold … Continue reading

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