Cuyamaca Rancho State Park | San Diego | California Hiking, camping and horseback riding in the mountains of Southern California.

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Cuyamaca Rancho State Park is a 26,000 acre family friendly outdoor playground located 40 miles (64 km.) east of San Diego, California. Many miles of multi-use trails for hiking, horseback riding, and biking make this a versatile playground for anyone who loves the outdoors. Close enough for a day trip from San Diego, or stay overnight in one of the...

Salar del Hombre Muerto | Catamarca Province | Argentina An immense salt pan in northwest Argentina.

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Salar del Hombre Muerto, or Salt Pan of the Dead Man, is a large salt pan straddling the border between Salta Province and Catamarca Province in northwestern Argentina. It is about 230 square miles (600 square km) in size. The name is a reference to mummies that were found there. What is there to see at Salar del Hombre Muerto? The...

Tolar Grande | Salta Province | Argentina Gateway to remote hiking and high places.

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Tolar Grande is a small mining village in Salta Province of northwestern Argentina. Long in decline, it has only recently become the object of government attention through efforts to encourage tourism in the area. It takes its name from tola, Baccharis incarum, an indigenous plant species found in the region. What is the history of Tolar Grande? Tolar Grande was established by...

Aracar Volcano | Salta Province | Argentina A conical stratovolcano with Inca archaeological remains found on its slopes.

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Aracar is a large conical stratovolcano in northwestern Argentina. It is located in Salta Province, just east of the Chilean border. The highest peak, Ojos del Salado, rises to a height of 19,997 feet (6095 meters). It has a main summit crater about 0.6-.9 miles in diameter (1-1.5 km) which sometimes contains crater lakes, and a secondary crater. The volcano...

Cairo Tower | Gezira District | Cairo | Egypt The Tallest Structure in North Africa, a Major Egyptian Tourist Attraction.

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Cairo Tower (Arabic: Brag El qahari) is among the tallest structures in Egypt and North Africa. Rising 187 meters (614 feet) on Gezira Island in the River Nile, it is one of the most prominent landmarks in central Cairo. Completed in 1961, the tower has become a popular tourist attraction and one of the most well known structures in Egypt....

Bodie State Historical Park | Mono County | California Explore a real ghost town in Bodie California.

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Bodie State Historical Park is an honest to goodness wild west ghost town set high in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. From 1877 to 1882, Bodie grew from a small hamlet into a boom town with 2000 buildings and more than 10,000 residents. There were 65 saloons on main street alone. For a while it was predicted to...

Skeleton Coast National Park | Namibia Where rocks, wind, rough seas and fog make for a place that lives up to its name.

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Skeleton Coast National Park is a lonely destination in the Kunene Region of northwestern Namibia. Famous for its treacherous waters and difficult conditions, it is truly a place where tales of danger and disaster need no embellishment to entertain. These are the most inaccessible coastal areas of Namibia, and some of the most remote coastline in the world. Skeleton Coast...

Frauenkirche | Dresden | Saxony | Germany

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The Dresden Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran church featuring one of the largest domes in Europe. What to See at the Dresden Frauenkirche Bold Title Description   Something Special to do Here Text How to get to the Dresden Frauenkirche Address: Theaterplatz 2 01067 Dresden Germany Phone +49 351 4911 705 Fax +49 351 4911 700 E-mail bestellung@semperoper.de Local Transportation: Tram Nos. 1, 2, 4, 11, 12 and Bus Nos. 75...