United States Architechture

United States Architechture

CULTURE: ARCHITECTURE. THE AFFIRMATION OF THE GEORGIAN COLONIAL STYLE AND THE REACTION TO IT In the sec. XVIII the rise of wealthy classes of merchants in the coastal strip (Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York) and of plantation owners in the South led to the construction of more grandiose and solemn buildings; the Georgian Colonialstyle was […]

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Traveling in Barbados

Bus: You can get to practically every corner of Barbados by bus. There are three types of buses: the government-run buses are blue with a yellow stripe; privately operated minibuses are yellow with a blue stripe and route taxis, private minivans (indicated by a “ZR” on the license plate) are white. All three bus types pay the same tariff: 1.50 […]

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Bermuda Overview

Bermuda Overview

The British crown colony of Bermuda is a group of islands off the American coast, a little north of Florida. Only about a two-hour flight from New York, the islands are a popular destination for American vacationers. Bermuda is part of Great Britain, but it is much more relaxed there than in the mother country. […]

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Getting to Bermuda

Getting to Bermuda

Arrival Bermuda Airplane: There is no national airline in Bermuda. There are regular direct flights between Bermuda and the USA, Canada and the UK. Travelers coming from other countries have to change trains in one of these three countries. Over 90% of Bermuda’s air traffic comes from the United States. Airlines that offer connections to […]

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Aruba Landmarks

Aruba Landmarks

Aruba is a small island paradise that has wonderful sights to offer. One of the highlights of the island is the capital, Oranjestad. Here you will find Wilhelminastreet, where visitors can find many shopping opportunities, or Fort Zoutman, built in 1796, which was built to defend the city. If you want to learn something about the […]

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Aruba Travel Guide

Aruba Travel Guide

Aruba – the most recent key dates for your trip Area: 180 km² Population: 106,113 (July 2011 estimate, CIA) Population density: 590 residents per km² Population growth: 1.436% per year (2011, CIA) Capital: Oranjestad (30,710 residents, 2006) Highest point: Mount Jamanota, 188 m Lowest point: Caribbean Sea, 0 m Form of government: Aruba achieved internal […]

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Tennessee History

Tennessee History

Tennessee is a US state. The state capital is Nashville, while Memphis is the largest city. According to ebizdir, Tennessee borders eight other states: Kentucky and Virginia to the north, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi to the south, and Arkansas and Missouri on the Mississippi River to the west, making Tennessee, […]

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Ohio History

Ohio History

According to ebizdir, Ohio is a state in the United States bordering the states of Pennsylvania to the east, Michigan to the northwest, Indiana to the west, Kentucky to the south, and West Virginia to the southeast. Columbus is the state capital and most populous city, while other major cities are Cleveland, Toledo and Cincinnati. […]

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Minnesota History

Minnesota History

Minnesota, United States ‘s 32nd state, located in the northern United States, and borders to Canada and the states of Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota and North Dakota. The state capital is Saint Paul, while Minneapolis is the state’s largest city. These two cities together form the area called the Twin Cities. The state shares a […]

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Kentucky History

Kentucky History

Kentucky is a US state. The state capital is Frankfort, while Louisville is the largest city. In 2006, the state had 4.2 mill. residents. Kentucky has been nicknamed The Bluegrass State after a species of the plant rapeseed grass (in English bluegrass ), which through this nickname gave designation to the music genre bluegrass. Kentucky […]

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Guadeloupe Travel Overview

Guadeloupe Travel Overview

GENERAL Capital Administrative headquarters: Basse-Terre. Commercial center: Pointe-à-Pitre (Grande-Terre). Geography According to localcollegeexplorer, Guadeloupe is part of the Leeward Islands and is composed of Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre (separated from Basse-Terre by a narrow channel) and the five islands mentioned above. Basse-Terre has a volcanic landscape, while Grande-Terre is rather flat and consists of chalk rock. The […]

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Canada music

Canada Culture

Canada – music Canada has produced a great many successful musicians. The most successful and well-known include Bryan Adams, Paul Anka, Michael Bublé, Leonard Cohen, Celine Dion, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette, Daniel Powter and Shania Twain. As in the USA, country music is very important in Canada. The most famous country singers in […]

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