Category Archives: 2013

Xochimilco, (Mexico)

“Lake Xochimilco”, “Trajineras”, “Chinampas” Xochimilco is an UNESCO world heritage site. No visit to Mexico DF can be completed until you come here. Those are the original canals and lakes built by the Aztecs that connected most of the settlements on the … Continue reading

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Mexico City, (Mexico)

“Tenochtitlan”, “Capital of the Aztec Empire”, “Capital of New Spain”, “City of Palaces” The long waited winter trip finally came to a reality. Not only the excitement of going again on a long holiday, but for going to places in … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro, (Brazil)

“Cidade Maravilhosa” And finally in Rio! One of the long time dreams made a reality. In fact, the whole of the trip planned for Brazil was pivoting around Rio, visiting Sao Paulo some days before and then making it our … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls, (Brazil)

“One of the greatest spectacles of the nature” From the very beginning since we booked the flights to Brazil, we knew Iguazu would be part of the trip. How or when was secondary, the main point was to plan at … Continue reading

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Sao Paulo, (Brazil)

“Terra da Garoa and Sampa”, “I am not led, I lead” In another of our incredible flight fare deal found thanks to the “hotukdeals” app (and website) we could not resist the temptation and booked straight away. It was an open-jaw ticket, the … Continue reading

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Alexandria, (Egypt)

“Where the greatest ancient lighthouse once stood” Even though we had a very tight agenda and not too many days and time overall while in Egypt for this trip, we definitely planned a day to visit to the once upon … Continue reading

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Giza, Saqqara & Dahshur, (Egypt)

“On the steps of the last surviving Wonder of the Ancient World” This is without exception, the highlight of any trip to Egypt that also includes Cairo. Giza in any case, it is nowadays a suburb of the ever expanding Cairo, where … Continue reading

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Cairo, (Egypt)

“Where the only surviving Wonder of the Ancient World still stands” As Easter came, what best way to spend it that going away and get the best of the bank holidays, escaping the horrible cold weather in Europe for the … Continue reading

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