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My Bolivia travels included a handful of days in culture-rich La Paz, followed by a trip to the Salt Desert and shores of Lake Titicaca. The landscape was inspiring, but was overwhelmed by the …

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Every June Ecuador celebrates in all the highlands the Corpus Christi. The major festivities takes place in Pujili, mainly in two days. The first one is a mestizo celebration and the second day is …

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The Quito Easter Festival is a unique cultural event in Ecuador. From the balconies of the hotel you can overlook the procession route and the Plaza de la Independencia. The procession begins at …

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The Tango Festival took place August 14-31, 2009 in Buenos Aires. Couples from all over the globe attended and showed their talents on the dance floor. It was a grand display of color and movement …

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Peru travels: 2010 Candelaria Festival in Puno -- enjoy pictures of folkloric festival with its traditional dances, costumes, music, and story-telling. Photos are courtesy of photographer Guido …

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The Art Festival in Antigua, Guatemala has several goals. Our primary goal is to promote art in the associations and communities around Antigua. We began the Art Festival in 2009 and invited five …

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Experience carnaval during your Brazil tour
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Jenny Johnston
Celebrated in countries around the world, Carnaval is characterized by its energy, color, music, and dancing.  This festive season takes place immediately before Lent, traditionally giving …
Tapati Festival on Easter Island
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Jenny Johnston
Easter Island is full of mystery.  Visit during the first two weeks of February and you will be even more intrigued! During the Tapati Festival, the entire island comes together in song and …
On the salt flats
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life Bolivia Trip honored as a Tour of a Lifetime It has been such an exciting April at Adventure Life - first with Outside Magazine's announcement naming us one of nation's Best …
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Elizabeth Conway
Starting early next week, the city of Puno, Peru is transformed for the Virgin of Candelaria Festival. Thousands of dancers and musicians fill the streets with sounds and fantastic costumes to fill …
Holiday Traditions Edited
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Jenny Johnston
Have you ever wondered what other cultures are doing while we are decorating cookies, hanging ornaments on trees, and writing to Santa?  Here are a few interesting holiday traditions in …
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Elizabeth Conway
Intricate alfombras line the streets of Antigua during Guatemala's Easter Festivals The spectacular Easter festivals in Antigua, Guatemala are beyond comparison to anything in the northern …
Day of the Dead
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Elizabeth Conway
Mexico Travel: Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) candles Coinciding with All Saints' and All Souls' Day each November 1 and 2nd, The Day of the Dead (or El Dia de los Muertos) is one of …
Feria de Mataderos
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Elizabeth Conway
Enjoy a little gaucho culture at the Feria de Mataderos during your Argentina trip Continuing with a few insider tips for exploring the best of Buenos Aires, I invite you to visit some of the …
Colorful handmade carpet in for the Guatemal Easter Festivals
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Elizabeth Conway
Guatemala's Semana Santa -- the Easter Festival -- in the former colonial capital are beyond comparison to anything in the northern hemisphere. Along cobblestone streets, intricate carpets of colored …

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