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The websites on this section provide great information and helpful resources. Beijing hotels  Fast and secure hotel reservation system that allows you to choose and book a hotel room in Beijing, China in an instant,including last minute booking. Canvas Printing Online  Canvas This offer a professional printing to canvas service to clients throughout Australia. Simply upload your images to our website and our experienced canvas printing team will get to work for you. Car rental Malaga Airport  Local car hire Malaga Airport company, brand new cars with all inclusive rates: Full insurance no excess, extra driver free and 24h roadside assistance. Cheap Holidays  Book cheap family holidays packages deals with luxury hotels – away holidays. Cheap Tickets  Cheap Flights & Airline Tickets: Find cheap flights and exclusive cheap airfare flight deals. Book cheap airline tickets, … Read entire article »

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Africa

Africa is the world’s second largest continent after Asia and it has 54 sovereign states. It borders the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Red Sea and the Suez Canal to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Indian Ocean to the southeast. The earliest evidence of the origin of humans have been found in Eastern Africa. Africa is a vast and diverse continent with each region having its own culture, it has enormous natural resources and beautiful landscapes. Kenya Safaris  Safaris offer a wonderful holiday for wildlife lovers, they can be done to suit most budgets and offer a fascinating insight in to the continent of Africa and its spectacular wildlife. Masai Mara Safari Kenya  explorerkenya.com specializes in hotel booking, lodge and camping safaris, mountain climbing and beach … Read entire article »

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Oceania

Oceania is home to the world’s most beautiful white beaches, coral reefs, tropical fish and volcanic islands. The continent is grouped by regions. Australia and New Zealand form Australasia, both are the largest countries in the continent and receive the largest numbers of visitors. The Micronesia region is located north of the Equator. Polynesia includes country nations east of the Pacific. Melanesia consists of the island of New Guinea to the north of Australia and other countries in the southwest Pacific make up the remainder of the area. Australian aboriginals are not considered Melanesian.   … Read entire article »

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Asia

Asia covers almost 9% of the earth’s surface area and is largest and most populated continent with approximately 3.879 billion people or 60% of the current world’s population. Asia differs broadly within its regions when it comes to culture, ethnicity, religion, history and governments. This diversity is what makes Asia an interesting place to visit and learn about their rich culture and history. In Asia the past blends with the present and the future. You find ancient ruins, impressing temples, breathtaking views and ultra-modern cities fizzling with energy. Air Tickets to India   Book  Air ticket offers guaranteed cheapest deal on all flights to India; also get special discounts & offers on all airlines to India flights for any destination like Delhi, Mumbai Chennai Kolkata  Goa or any destination in India. You … Read entire article »

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Europe

We have put together a list of our favorite European sites which will help you plan your next trip to the Old continent. 365 Holidays in France – Luxury Provence hotel guest house offers bed and breakfast & studio holiday apartment rental with heated pool in the South of France. Airport Parking Gatwick Chalet Cyclamen -Les Carroz chalet offers catered ski holiday, ski weekend and summer holiday in the Grand Massif, French Alps Cheap Manchester Hotels Compare over 72,000 hotels with just a few clicks and save over 80% on hotels around the globe with no booking fees guaranteed. Discover Scotland Discover all there is to see and do. This site provides you with all the information you need for planning a trip to Scotland, with tips on travel, what’s on, where to go, what to … Read entire article »

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The Americas

The Americas extend from the North Pole to the Patagonia, it includes the landmasses of North America, Central America and the Caribbean, and South America. It is also known as the New World. About 13.5% of the world’s population lives in the Americas. North America offers large metropolises and global cities. Central and South American countries offer great attractions and places, beaches, old civilizations such as the Maya, Aztec and Inca and the ingenious and innovative character of its inhabitants. The following is a list of travel resources related to the American continent.   North America Canadian Travel Directory – free web listing of relevant and useful websites of Canada. Free submit a site to Canadian Travel directory and link exchange. Flights To USA  Book Search and compare cheap flights to USA from all major … Read entire article »

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World Travel and History

Looking for a new adventure? What better way than to be informed before you embark on that fascinating venture. On this page we share our favorite websites and provide you with a selection of fantastic world travel guides and resources. We hope you find this information useful. If you have a website related to travel, history or any related topic and want to be included, please send us an e-mail to: chileculture@hotmail.com. Thanks for visiting and come back soon.   Travel Destinations   . . . . .   Other Resources     Back to Chile Culture Homepage         … Read entire article »

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Santiago

Santiago

Santiago is the capital and the largest city of Chile. Due to Chile’s economic growth during the past decades Santiago has become one of Latin America’s most modern cities. Santiago’s urban area or Greater Santiago, which includes the Commune of Santiago, has a population of over 5 million people who are called Santiaguinos. The Metropolitan area has about 7 million inhabitants. Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, was founded by Spanish conqueror Pedro Valdivia on … Read entire article »

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The Geography of Chile

The Geography of Chile

Chile occupies a long strip of land in the south west of the South American continent. The country is shaped like a long and narrow ribbon and is the longest country in the planet; its coastline along the Pacific Ocean stretches for 4,300 km or 2,700 m.  Chile’s total surface is 756,950 sq km or 292,183 sq m (excluding claims on Antarctica) its territory is twice as big as Japan or Germany. Chile borders Peru … Read entire article »

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Arts and Literature in Chile

Arts and Literature in Chile

Chile has a remarkable record of artistic and literary achievement considering its relatively small population. Social and political circumstances have had a strong impact on inspiring groups of artists to protest against policies of the regime and rousing strong emotions which translated into works of art and cultural achievement in different fields. Art in Chile works as a reflection that safeguards the cultural heritage of the country. The conquest of Chile by the Spanish and the … Read entire article »

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