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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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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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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Literature of Mexico

Literature of Mexico

In colonial times, Mexican literature was mostly considered a branch of the Spanish. Spain’s conquest and colonization were portrayed by, among others, Hernán Cortés and Bernal Díaz del Castillo. Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, born in Mexico, settled in Spain about 1613, where he wrote and had most of his plays performed. However, the most significant […]

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Art deco hotel in Miami

Miami Hotels

There is a large selection of hotels in Miami that offer something for every budget. The South Beach coastline is known for its international upscale hotel chains, but there are also cheap hotels in Miami, from affordable boutique hotels to budget hotels in colorful Art Deco buildings. All hotel bills include a municipal hotel tax of […]

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Geography of Mexico

Apart from a narrow coastal plain along the Gulf of Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico is a highland. 3/4 of the country consists of a central plateau or plateau, which is surrounded by mountain ranges Sierra Madre Occidental in the west and the Sierra Madre Oriental in the east. These are the continuations of […]

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Music in Mexico

Music in Mexico

The pre-Columbian music was predominantly ritual, pentatone and unanimous. Instrumental performance was always accompanied by song. Certain instruments such as huehuetl (drum), teponaztli (voiced woodpecker of wood) and tlapitzalli (flute) were assigned divine attributes. From this time, drums, whistles (of bones), conchia and various scratching instruments have been preserved. The missionaries paid great attention to […]

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