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Nobody does Christmas quite like Puerto Rico.  The celebrations start immediately after Thanksgiving, and go onto into mid-January. Forbes Magazine once named it one of the  572 more words

Cusco - tourists, trekkers and shamans

The plane swerves low, right, left and right again, more like a condor between affluent red mountain tops before suddenly dropping fast on its approach to Cuzco airport. 1,427 more words

South America

In Stock: Numero's Local Customs: Cavern Sounds Vinyl

There is excitement in the Kansas City air, this October, and not just about sports. When Numero announced that their latest compilation was going to focus on an Independence, Mo. 128 more words

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33 things you need to know before travelling to Colombia

1 Colombia is a tropical country with a huge variance in altitude. The climate is hot along the coast, eastern plains, and Amazon; cold in the highlands with periodic droughts; and eternal spring in the coffee growing region. 838 more words

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Jacques Takes a Bath

Taking a bath was considered a dangerous undertaking in the not so distant past. It was generally believed that, subjected to a prolonged contact with water, body organs would liquefy and therefore a proper rest was needed to restore them to their normal consistency. 915 more words

19th Century France

Jacques Takes a Bath

Taking a bath was considered a dangerous undertaking in the not so distant past. It was generally believed that, subjected to a prolonged contact with water, body organs would liquefy and therefore a proper rest was needed to restore them to their normal consistency. 915 more words

19th Century France

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… even God rested on the 7th day …

Think about the town where you currently live: its local customs, traditions, and hangouts, its slang. What would be the strangest thing about this place for a first-time visitor?

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