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Casa Loma October 01, 2013 13:35

We've all heard the saying, every man's home is his castle, well, Canadian businessman, Sir Henry Appellate was a strong believer in it. So much so that when he and his wife, Lady Mary, decided…

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Traveller's Guide: Saint Lucia October 01, 2013 13:23

My driver drops down a gear to kick-start our car. There’s nothing wrong with it; it’s just a ritual we have to go through to negotiate the steep roads of Saint Lucia. This Caribbean island…

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Sensational Saint Lucia scales new heights October 01, 2013 13:04

If you are looking for a holiday experience that is guaranteed to heighten your senses, the island of Saint Lucia is the place to visit. The Caribbean paradise is home to the magical Piton Mountains,…

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Independence Hall October 01, 2013 12:52

Independence Hall in Philadelphia may be considered the birthplace of the United States of America: it was here that the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, the Articles of Confederation uniting the 13 colonies…

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Taos Pueblo October 01, 2013 12:43

Taos is a remarkable example of a traditional type of architectural ensemble from the pre-Hispanic period of the Americas and unique to this region which has successfully retained most of its traditional forms to the…

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Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site October 01, 2013 12:31

Cahokia Mounds State historic site is the most comprehensive affirmation of the pre-Columbian civilizations in the Mississippi region. It is an early and eminent example of pre-urban structuring, which provides an opportunity to study a…

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Chaco Culture October 01, 2013 12:28

Chaco is an example of a prehistoric or protohistoric culture that is remarkable for its monumental public and ceremonial buildings and its distinctive architecture. The cultural sites of Chaco Culture National Historical Park They are…

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Phoenix Islands October 01, 2013 12:06

One of the newest World Heritage Sites offers little for visitors, but it’s likely that none is more important for the planet. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) is a massive mid-ocean wilderness in the…

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Chichen Itza October 01, 2013 11:55

The brilliant ruins of Chichén Itzá evidence a dazzling ancient city that once centered the Maya empire in Central America. The stepped pyramids, temples, columned arcades, and other stone structures of Chichén Itzá were sacred…

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Culinary Tour of Vancouver Cowichan Valley October 01, 2013 11:37

If you live anywhere south or east of, say, Vancouver, you've probably not heard of the Cowichan Valley. This bucolic corner of Vancouver Island keeps a low profile, even by Canadian standards, which hold humility…

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Easy Weekend Getaways October 01, 2013 11:27

Thank God for Friday - the gateway to a new adventure. Celebrated in movies and songs, the weekend looms large in the imagination. It seduces us with the heady possibilities of recreation, relaxation, and romance.…

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Romantic Beach Getaways October 01, 2013 11:21

Sure, strolling hand-in-hand along the beach is cliche. But there's an undeniable romance to being by the ocean. It's in the salty air, the relaxed pace, small-town charms, and sunsets - preferably enjoyed while on…

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