articles on tourism and travel

Réttir – Sheep Round Up Iceland – Scandinavian Travel Article

Réttir – Sheep Round Up Iceland The Icelandic sheep has always played a big role in the Icelandic life and culture. One could say that the sheep kept the Icelandic people alive for centuries, because the sheep was the main food in Iceland back in the days and people literally ate every single part it. They made smoked lamb from the thigh, slaughter (slátur) from the innards, they also made whey-pickled foods (súrmatur) from the meet and singed the sheep…

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Reasons To See The Spectacular Kalahari Salt Pans – Travel Article

Imagine a land where nothing exists. Where earth stretches for miles under your feet and the unrelenting blue sky mocks you with a false sense of warmth. Not a pin drops, not a breeze blows. 4 min Author: MouliImagine a land where nothing exists. Where earth stretches for miles under your feet and the unrelenting blue sky mocks you with a false sense of warmth. Not a pin drops, not a breeze blows. All you have for relief are the…

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Cuba photos from the 90’s | Cuba – Lonely Planet Forum – Cuba Travel Article

Cuba photos from the 90’s | Cuba – Lonely Planet Forum I don’t know this photographer and have actually borrowed this link from Beansntoast which he posted on another site. These are not your usual Cuba tourist photos and I found them of special interest because of that. “I first traveled to Cuba in 1990. The architectural legacy of a sultry, decaying Havana, the cinematic landscape of the villages and countryside, and the people’s elegance, hospitality, and accessibility all combined…

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Tokyo Daytripper: The Totem Pole Park Located Just Outside Of Tokyo – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Daytripper: The Totem Pole Park Located Just Outside Of Tokyo   Who knew that such a thing like a Totem Pole International Tournament ever took place?! Way back in 1991 there was one in Chiba Prefecture and 80 masterpieces were exhibited. Sadly Japan’s biggest totem pole at 21 metres high, which attracted a lot of attention in that tournament, has long been removed but the others are still there for the enjoyment of anyone visiting this suburban park. Take…

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