Mexico

Mexicans Mexicans (Spanish: mexicanos) are the people of Mexico (the United Mexican States), a country in North America. The Mexican founded Tenochtitlan in 1325 128 KB (12,863 words) – 21:30, 25 January 2020 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Once Upon a Time in Mexico (also known as Desperado 2) is a 2003 American contemporary western action film written, directed, produced, photographed, scored 18 KB (2,040 words) – 18:18, 7 January 2020 Cartel Land (category Documentary films about Mexico) documentary film directed by Matthew Heineman about the Mexican Drug War, especially vigilante groups fighting Mexican drug cartels. The film focuses on Tim “Nailer” 15 KB (894 words) – 20:36,…

Hunte’s Flower Forest Botanical Garden

Hunte’s Gardens is a botanical garden and significant tourist attraction in the St Joseph Area of central Barbados. It was created from the 1950s by horticulturist Anthony Hunte in an unusual sink-hole-like gully. It contains a notable recreation of Caribbean forest and includes a plant collection of international importance. Also check out: The San Juan Botanical Garden, also known as the Botanical Garden of the University of Puerto Rico, is located in the Caribbean city of San Juan, capital of Puerto Rico. This lush 300-acre (1.2 km2) “urban garden” of native and exotic flora serves as a laboratory for the study, conservation and enrichment of plants, trees, flowers, grasses…

England

England, home to the world’s largest financial center, has many interesting places and facts that one should know. It is the largest and the most populated country as compared to all the constituents of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It is northwest to Continental Europe. England covers almost two-thirds of the southern areas of the island of Great Britain. Now, let us know some facts about England. England is bordered by Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. It takes its name from Angles. That…

Trinidad and Tobago Carnival

Trinidad and Tobago, island country of the southeastern West Indies. It consists of two main islands—Trinidad and Tobago—and several smaller islands. Forming the two southernmost links in the Caribbean chain, Trinidad and Tobago lie close to the continent of South America, northeast of Venezuela and northwest of Guyana. Trinidad, by far the larger of the two main islands, has an area of about 1,850 square miles (4,800 square km). It is 7 miles (11 km) from the Venezuelan coast at its nearest point and is separated from it by the Gulf of Paria and two narrow channels,…

Johannesburg, South Africa

Why Johannesburg? A history of struggle and restless spirit is a mix that makes for an essential destination. A city of lights and stories, Johannesburg is a compelling destination. Getty Images Frenetic, edgy and ever-changing, Johannesburg is the heartbeat of not just South Africa, but southern Africa. It will not be winning beauty contests any time soon, and it’s a miracle that this old mining hodgepodge with no river grew so big, but it is now the place where South Africa’s many languages meet, and work alongside each other. It…

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Explore St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and discover a secluded world of natural beauty that is cradled in history; once named “Hairoun” – Land of the Blessed. With archaeological evidence indicating that the first inhabitants arrived as early as 150 AD, the Kalingo (or “Caribs”) arrived around 1450 AD. Spotted by Columbus in 1492, the island was officially named St. Vincent in 1498. French settlers first arrived in the early 1700’s, and after many battles, the British took control of the island in 1763. In the mid 1800’s, a steady…

The Dominican Republic

It is the second H10 Hotels resort in Punta Cana, after the Ocean Blue & Sand, and in the coming months it will undergo a new project expansion phase to include El Beso adult-only area, with another 293 rooms. The establishment, designed by the Lázaro Rosa-Violán studio, features an interior design with a marked colonial style and owes its name to the lighthouse, built on the beachfront as part of the project, which houses a viewpoint with spectacular views over the ocean and the hotel’s Beach Club. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by…

The Famous ‘Sagrada Familia’ Barcelona Spain

Basílica de la Sagrada Familia; (‘Basilica of the Holy Family’) also known as the Sagrada Família, is a large unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926), his work on the building is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On 7 November 2010, Pope Benedict XVI consecrated the church and proclaimed it a minor basilica. The Sagrada Família is a one-of-a-kind temple, for its origins, foundation and purpose. Fruit of the work of genius architect Antoni Gaudí, the project was promoted by the people for the people. Five generations now have watched the Temple progress in…

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China (Chinese: 萬里長城; pinyin: Wànlǐ Chángchéng) is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China to protect and consolidate territories of Chinese states and empires against various nomadic groups of the steppe and their polities. Several walls were being built from as early as the 7th century BC by ancient Chinese states;[2] selective stretches were later joined together by Qin Shi Huang (220–206 BC), the first Emperor of China. Little of the Qin wall remains.[3] Later on, many successive dynasties have built and maintained multiple stretches of border walls. The most well-known sections of the wall were…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai aims to be the business hub of Western Asia.[8] It is also a major global transport hub for passengers and cargo.[9] Oil revenue helped accelerate the development of the city, which was already a major mercantile hub. Today, less than 5% of the emirate’s revenue comes from oil.[10] A centre for regional and international trade since the early 20th century, Dubai’s economy relies on revenues from trade, tourism, aviation, real estate, and financial services. The history of human settlement in the…