Stamp from Grenada with motif from Hillsborough, Carriacou

Grenada

Grenada, island state of the eastern Caribbean. The state consists of the main island of Grenada (310 square kilometers), the islands of Carriacou, Ronde Island and Petite Martinique as well as about 30 small islands in the southern part of the Grenadines. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela and southwest […]

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Mexico

Mexico

Mexico is a federal republic in southern North America. Mexico borders north to the United States, east to the Gulf of Mexico, southeast to the Caribbean, south to Belize and Guatemala, and southwest and west to the Pacific. Mexico also includes several small island groups, including the uninhabited Islas Revilla Gigedo (830 km²), Islas Tres […]

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Panama

Panama

Panama is a republic furthest southeast of Central America. The elongated, S-shaped country forms a link between North America and South America. Panama borders Costa Rica in the west and Colombia in the east and lies between the Caribbean Sea in the north and the Pacific Ocean in the south. The Panama Canal intersects the […]

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San Francisco Hotels

The hotels below are divided into three different price categories: Luxurious (over $ 300) Moderate ($ 150 to $ 300) Inexpensive (up to $ 150) These are minimum prices for a double room without hotel tax and breakfast, unless otherwise specified. Accommodation in San Francisco is subject to a 15% hotel tax, which is not […]

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Architecture in Nicaragua

Architecture in Nicaragua

Colonial architecture was first erected in the cities of León and Granada. It was mainly influenced by Spanish Baroque, with elements of gothic, renaissance, plateau and mudejar, but little remains from the earliest times. Noteworthy is the Baroque architecture of the late 1600s and early 1700s, which often have mudejar elements. Among the churches of […]

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Plant Life and Wildlife in Mexico

Plant life in Mexico Mexico’s flora is rich in endemic plants, ie plants found only in one area. In the driest areas there is desert vegetation with many succulents. Here you will find cactus species, palm lilies (Yucca), agave species and the strange plants ocotillo, Fouqieria splendens and boojum trees, Idria columnaris. In salt-rich desert […]

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History of North America

  Pre-Columbian time It is not exactly accurate when the first humans immigrated to North America, but recent archaeological, geological and genetic studies indicate that the first ones came across the Beringia land bridge, which is today submerged in the Bering Strait, for between 18,000 and 15,000 years ago. Hunters and collectors then migrated east […]

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South American Population

  South America is relatively sparsely populated and with wide variations. It is the highest population density in coastal areas, especially in the north and east. Large interior areas and parts of Patagonia are almost empty. The most populous country is Brazil, with more than half of the continent’s population. Some valleys in the northeastern Andes are also densely […]

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Miami

Miami Travel Guide

City Overview of Miami Miami is hip, sexy and sensual, a city full of emotion, color and texture that couldn’t be more Latin American. Miami is no longer the city plagued by drugs and crime, which became known in the 1980s through the Miami Vice television series, but a modern, cosmopolitan metropolis with the nickname America’s Casablanca, magical city or America […]

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Music in Nicaragua

Music in Nicaragua

The music in Nicaragua has roots both in the indigenous population, as well as the influence of European, especially Spanish music during the colonial era, and African music from the slave trade. The oldest records we have of music in this area are the portrayal of the Spanish historian Gonzalo Fernándes de Oviedo (1478–1557) of […]

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