BELIZE, EDEM CARIBBEAN
Anyone traveling to Belize, travel to one of the most amazing Caribbean Sea. It is undoubtedly a paradise for lovers of water sports.
However, Belize is also an important area of reserves of flora and fauna, a place to rest and a place for recreation among the delicate Mayan cities and its lovely beaches.
The climate is sub-tropical so the temperatures are high throughout the year (not counting the humidity). In mountainous areas the temperatures are milder and may even make a little chilly at night. The rainy season runs from June to October.
The official language is English, but Spanish and Creole are spoken throughout the country. In some areas we speak Mayan and Garifuna.
Belize is situated on a coastal strip that forms part of the Yucatán Peninsula, dotted with lakes and surrounded by coral islands. With an area of 22,965 km square, Belize is bordered to the north by Mexico to the west and south by Guatemala, and to the east by the Caribbean Sea. Like the Yucatan Peninsula country is made up of tropical lowlands, a precious barrier arrrecifes (the longest in the western hemisphere and the second in the world after Australia) and the Maya Mountains, the western and southern parts. The country's capital located in the center of it is Belmopan.
We have divided the country into five zones. We will begin the course by Capital then develop the Central Region. Traveling over the areas of the North and South, and finally the area of precious Cayos Belize.
CAPITAL AND CENTER
The birth of Belmopan, the capital of Cayo District, was in 1970, when nine years ago after a hurricane away almost completely with Belize City, decided to draw up a new capital.
THE BORDER WITH MEXICO
The only 4 km from Belmopan, the road Westerm Higbway and westward lies the Park Guanacaste. It is a small reserve that houses an old guanacaste tree and a reduced flora which inhabit some birds. It is worth making a stop and take a walk.
MOUNTAIN PINE RIDGE FOREST RESERVE
It is a precious forest reserve where waterfalls, abundant vegetation, the mountain landscapes and exotic birds are the predominant note. It's the best place to hold trekking, horseback trails or practice rafting in some of its rivers. Among the most popular ways is the Panti Medicinal Way, in honor of an old Mayan healer. The route discourses by beautiful old horses which can identify different medicinal plants. If you like alternative medicine can not fail to realize the way.
NORTH OF BELIZE
This is the country's largest city with a population of approximately 80,000 inhabitants. It is located on a small peninsula, divided by the river Haulover Creek, a tributary of the Belize River. In the city highlight the Bliss Institute, home of the National Arts Council (National Arts Council) which exhibit a few Mayan objects, besides being the venue for various cultural events, the Government Palace of the nineteenth century, the Cathedral of St. John the oldest Anglican church in the country, the Bridge Swing (Swing Bridge) a drawbridge that rises twice a day to give way to large boats, Paslow the building, with a beautiful wooden interior structure, the Lighthouse of Fort George, where we obtain excellent views of the city and the sea, and finally, Memorial Park, the park's most pleasant capital
Leaving Belize City northward by Northem Highway, lies Comunity Baboom Sanctuary (Sanctuary of Community Mandriles). In the country there are Mandriles but has christened this important reserve for large amount of black spider monkeys that inhabit it. The visits take place with guides that explain the customs and habits of the monkeys.
SOUTH OF BELIZE
We begin the journey by coastal town of Dangriga to continue the Southerm Highway toward Punta Gorda, near the border with Guatemala.
Dangriga is the largest city in southern Belize. It can only highlight their environment, much more quiet than Belize City and because here you can visit some Cayos, which develop later.
Continuing on the road to the south can be reached Basim Cockscomb Wildlife Sanctuary, an important reserve of jaguars, ocelots, pumas, tamanduas, armadillos, armadillos, otters, pythons and numerous species of birds and flora.
Placencia, located on a small peninsula, is the area prior to the Cayos. The small village has great areas where you can sunbathe, windsurf or sail boat in some fantastic Cayos.
Ponta Gorda is located at the end of Southerm Highway, in the extreme south of the country and is the starting point to make a visit to Mayan archaeological settlements Lubaantum and Nim Li Puint (without restoration). The first think to one kilometer from Punta Gorda, while Nim Li Punit is 30 kilometers. A visit to these places worth to see the ruins and vegetation between jungle and see the colossal work of restoration processes.
ZONE OF Cayos And ARRECIFES
No doubt this area is one of the reasons why tourists visit Belize. It is a true paradise where, in blue and transparent waters of the Caribbean, arise myriad of Cayos protected by stunning coral reef over 290 kilometers long.
The two most popular are Cayos: Cayo Caulker and Cayo Ambergris, which offer a good tourist infrastructure, as well as being the starting point for excursions to the islands and reefs.
Besides enjoying the paradisiacal beauty of Belize, there are no fees or taxes.
Dominica is famous for its pristine natural beauty and is so called: The Nature Island of the Caribbean.
Dominica The island of volcanic origin, is a paradise burning, tropical and very original. The amount of land volcanic landscapes and geysers make this island a mysterious landscape hard to forget.
The official language is English, but also speaks up Creole, Caribbean and Hindu.
Dominica is located between the French islands of Guadeloupe (north) and Martinique (in the south). Not to be confused with the Dominican Republic!
It is part of the Leeward Islands, with 29 miles (47 km) from north to south and 16 miles (26 km) wide, with an area of 290 miles (780 km2).
Roseau, the capital, is located on the southwest coast.
The mountain range extends from north to south, with an average elevation of 3,000 feet (1,000 m), the largest of which is Morne Diablotin 1447 m, followed by Trois Pitons in 1387 m. Low volcanic activity is evident in several places, including the Valley of Desolation and Boiling Lake, 701 m above sea level, both located in the World Heritage. This lake was formed in the crater of the volcano, and great pressure caused by gas leakage may raise the water level of 1 m or more. The trade winds blow from the Atlantic over the mountains and cause about 762 cm of rainfall annually. The temperature is virtually constant throughout the year, with an average of 30 ° C in summer with high humidity.
ART AND CULTURE
On the island you can find interesting crafts, especially the works created with materials brought by sea, as well as several paintings of spectacular colors.
The influence of French and African is the most striking of the kitchen island. Tropical fruits like tamarind, passion fruit, pomelo and coconut are the tastiest. You can also eat delicious fish meals as Island Fish Soup. We recommend asking the Chicken Mountain, which it really frogs, look also trims yam, potato and turnip.
Dominica will find the leading brands of beverages in the United States and Europe. But the most advisable is to drink without fear or limits, the delicious tropical fruit juices.
Local crafts and Caribbean Indians are the most recommended. You can also find jewelery and semi-precious stones.
GRAINED, IT DAYDREAMS OF THE IMAGINATION
A few of the tropical paradises most caressed by the tourists there are undoubtedly Grenada. A luck of magic combination between the beaches of turquoise waters and the impregnated woods of wild life does to itself to feel that the dream of his existence is a product of the imagination.
This small independent State is formed by a main island escorted by the Caribbean and a few tiny trintas you isolate and caverns, part of the meridians of Natives of Granada. The life here, it is not gone by the tourist majority, yes for, round special groups of people who comes to coexist with the native residents. It will not find casinos nor attractions parks, do nor collapse when they were illuminated with lamps of neon full of people eufórica, when the whole night is passing noises. In Grenada, the amusement is survived in a different way.
Tropical climate seasoned with rains own to the region, short and intense of June to November. Means during the rains period.
One recommends light clothes from cotton, comfortable shoes, capes of rain, glasses of sun, solar protector and repellent against the insects.
The official language is English, also the Englishman tells - Creole to himself.
Tied approximately to 150 kilometers of Trinidad's island, out at sea Caribbean, it is composed this archipelago basically by three islands, which Grenada is the principal, with a territory of 385 square kilometers. The island of Carriacou is aproximdamente to 25 kilometers to the north, with a dimension of 42 square kilometers; followed by Small Martinique, which disposes of 200 hectares of surface.
FLORA AND FAUNA
The part of some rocks to the north, the mountainous territory in his majority, with many woods and with numerous rivers and brooks. The central flowerbed is adapted by many peaks, some of which it contains craters. Some trees exceed 20 meters of height and between the most outstanding we can write down the castanheiras, helechos giants, the red caiobas and the orchids. When the small extensions of territories that adapt the islands were owed, the mammals production is almost non-existent.
Between the most representative animals of the fauna we have the turtle carey, the seal monje of the Caribbean, the forgeador of Semper, the golden singer of Barbados, the milano of Grenada, the aquatic mirlo of Saint Luzia, the loro or imperial parrot, the dove of Grenada, the parrot variopinto and it of Saint Raven.
Cristovão Colombo was the first European to be trodden in Grenada in his third travel in 1498. During the wars of the century XVIII, in many opportunities the territory passed of hand in hand between the Britons and the Frenchmen, till finally it was given up to the United Kingdom in 1783.
ART AND CULTURE
The traditional music of the region of the Caribbean also is a mixture of influences of the immigrants of Africa and Europe, with the deep-rooted traditions of the tropical environment of the West Indies. During much time, the music was a fountain of dialog and expression between the people, today, someone maintain certain codes been meant by the natives.
The calypso was born in Trinidad's island and it is a mixture of rhythms Africans, African-Hispanic and verses in English with structures Frenchwomen. The subjects of which rhythms treat the songs with East are daily like the love, the sex, the politics, etc.
The reggae is originating from the Jamaica and is a quite young production, there is relation to the religious worship rastafari, whose Messiah was the last emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie. The ancient form of music developed this musical rhythm of one folk with African musical elements, however with brought ideas of India and Europe. Also, it has influences been overcome with the rumba, with the limb and with the calypso.
The dance called limb originates in the ancient African tribal rites introduced by the brought immigrants of the cultures Dahomey and the Ashanti. With his establishment in the West Indies they developed the new forms of expression of the body to the rhythm of the music like the rumba, the meringue or the clenda of French-Afro influence.
Capital of Grenada (Saint Georges)
The capital of Grenada calls Saint Georges is a city that is separated by a small rocky tip, which divides the town in two parts: Bay Town (the area of the port) and the district of Carenage (a platform portuária, surrounded with old houses and rigid constructions that date of the century XVIII and XIX).
Here, they detach the visit to the National Museum of Grenada (ancient French prison that accommodates archaeological discoveries of Indians ciboney, arawak and caribe) and the Botanical Garden (with a zoological one in miniature); to cross the Tunnel Sendal (that communicates to two parts of the city); to go through Bay Town in the commercial street of Melville Street and Market Square (market of spices and craftwork), to meet with the beauty of Church Street and Saint Andrew knows the Presbyterian church; to admire the installations of the Fort George's (ancient Fort-Royal and hackle of the local Police officer) and Strong Frederick (1783).
"Considered a melting pot of the Caribbean's main scenario beaches, constant sunshine and of course a lot of reggae."
Jamaica is one of the most famous islands of the Caribbean and part of the Greater Antilles.
It is one of the most populous and largest of the Caribbean islands as well.
Jamaica is an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean, south of Cuba.
Contrary to what many think, the landscape is much more than the beach. Clouds discovers an extremely mountainous, whose outline resembling a manatee, which seeks to woo the sea joining small tropical lagoons soaked cascades that slip from their highest points. The dense vegetation allows paths that can be made on foot, riding or backward in time in canoes bamboo over each of the 120 rivers in the island. An island that is totally adventure.
Travel to Jamaica is more than knowing places, people, natural beauty, sounds and exotic flavors. There you will also enjoy the healthy climate, washed down with plenty of relaxation and reggae.
Besides reggae, Jamaica is also known for the beauty of its coastline where, incidentally, focuses the majority of the population. Nevertheless, this island is mountainous and hilly, covered with forests lush and cut by rivers and waterfalls.
The mountains cover about 80% of the territory Jamaican. The most famous are the Blue Mountains, near Kingston, which is the culmination of the island, with 2250 meters. Anyone who has been there, swears spectacular view compensates all efforts.
Every Monday night happens by one of the most important festivals of the Caribbean, Montego Bay when it hosts Mo Bay Night Out
Visitants - many residents are in the carnival in Gloucester Avenue to enjoy the rhythm of the bands of drummers, as well as reggae and calypso.
It is recommended to bring light clothes. It is not too much to say that Jamaica is a paradise for lovers of any nautical sport.
Jamaica: Beaches and Tours
Doctor's Cave Beach
Located in Montego Bay, the darling of the family has 8 km long and has the placid waters and crystal, perfect for tourists. The beach is complete with locker rooms and bars.
Even usually overcrowded, the beautiful beach of Montego Bay is made of sugar white sands and clear waters and warm. It's a good place to take the family, but it is good to know that there are sellers who do any business, from drugs to jewelery.
Seven Mile Beach
The beautiful beach of 11km is very well made for the east coast in Negril, where thousands of nudists revel in nature and its riches. It is difficult to find limits to this beach.
Famine in South Coast, the beach is good for those who do not like to face crowds, ie, is a haven in paradise.
But beware: the waves are strong and there may be strong currents.
Boston Bay Beach
In Port Antonio, the place is known for the beauty of their shapes, colors and the stalls jerk pork, barbecue done so exclusively Jamaican, with peppers and spices. This beach is the owner of the biggest waves in Jamaica, and you can rent surfboards and take surf lessons.
They say that a bath in the Blue Lagoon is an aphrodisiac. The paradise of crystal clear waters inspired the movie of the same name. The tour is highly recommended.
It is the best river rafting nearby, near the resort of the same name. You sit on the bamboo canoes and relax under the river.
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago paradise caribenho!
Official name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Capital of Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain
Area: 5.128 km ²
Main Cidade: Chaguanas, Port of Spain, San Fernando
Coin: Dollar of Trinidad and Tobago (1 euro 8,6 TT is dollars).
Climate: Tropical climate with temperatures lifted up during the whole year, varying between them 25°C and them 38°C. The dry station goes of January to May, and the station of the rains of June to December
It is a country caribenho situated far off of the coast of Venezuela.
It is constituted by the islands of Trinidad and of Tobago and it borders sea Venezuela, the south and west, and Grenada, to northwest.
His capital, Port of Spain.
In the years of European domination and the immigration of black slaves and Hindu workers they provided several characteristics: before Trinidad was recognized like the most cosmopolitan island of the Caribbean, Tobago guards more roots with the traditional populations.
They are joined by the history, the current political and administrative life and the joy of his residents that the evidence in the times of carnivals, when everything seems to dance to the rhythm of a calipso.
The tones orange and rendered rose-colored of the sunset they do not leave to forget that we are in the Caribbean ones. There is heard the vibrant sound of the reggae that walks on air and composing the resonant band of a few perfect holidays. For the one who likes the tropical heat far from the confusion and the town madness, Tobago is the ideal choice to grow complacent in the paradise.
The back is used for great diversity of nautical sports. The sporting ports abound with complete installations that have facilities to practice the water skiing, the windsurfing, the underwater immersion and the swimming. It is possible to rent also vessels and to go through the main points of attraction.
When the northeast of Trinidad was situated, between the sea of the Caribbean ones and the Atlantic Ocean, the second island of the country is known by his marvelous beaches of white sand and reefs from coral that do the delights of the divers.
The land of the island is varied, with a mountainous center and plains the south and in the western coast, which offers an immense diversity of sports of the nature. Cristóvão Colombo reached Trinidad and Tobago in 1498, taking it for the Spaniards; then it was under the Dutch might; in the century XIX, it became a British colony. At present, it is the country with the second biggest population of English language in the region, after the Jamaica.
Scarborough, the capital of Tobago, is the stage of all the events, in an island that it exchanged of hands more than thirty times in 150 years. The building of the Parliament is one of the best examples caribenhos of the Georgian architecture, while the cannons spread by the bridge remember that in the paradise less calm times were even survived. Though still relatively little explored, Tobago is the center of the tourist development of the country, conjugating the pleasant atmosphere of a fishermen's town with the sophistication of the most modern hotels.
Of idyllic boat walks having dinner romantic to the runaway light of the twilight, Tobago allows a total surrender to dolce fare niente, without forgetting those who look for adventure and for moments of true excitement.
With an immense multicultural wealth, this eclectic country allies the most taken root traditions, like the races of goats, with the exuberance vanguardista of festivities like the Carnival caribenho, mundialmente known.
And equal diversity has been, also, by the colors and tastes of the gastronomy of Tobago, where the lobster is a queen. When there are conjugating the Indian, African, Arab and European legates, the kitchen of the country has a distinctive and unforgettable touch.
Slaves' revolts, battles for the power, Indians' attacks and pirates' pillages, all this, that seems retired of an adventures book, is the history of Tobago. And today, so calm and calm, the island welcomes those who come in peace, and what, such as I, tries to catch each sunset, each face, each moment, as if the whole scenery disappeared in a flash.
The United States of America
13 British colonies in America broke with the British Empire in 1776 and were recognized like a new nation: the United States of America. During the centuries 19 and 20, 37 new states were added to 13 originals, besides several overseas possessions. In the turn of the century 19 for 20 the USA was already the mightiest economy of the world.
Central office Park
Central Park is the biggest park of New York, with 3,4 km2 and is the best place to train, since it has 93 kilometers of own roads for the pedestrianism; 9,5 kilometers of roads for motorcars and nearly eight kilometers of roads for horses. He is twice bigger than Monaco and almost eight times bigger than the Vatican.
Empire State Building
Famous Empire State Building rises to more than 400 meters of height on the heart of Manhattan, and since the Observatory opened to a public, in 1931, almost 110 million visitors were dazzled with the sight of the city on his feet.
When the Observatory was located in the 86.th floor, 320 meters above the busy streets of the city, (accessible to deficient) it offers panoramic sights from a tent from glass and of the platform in the open air that goes round it; every year, more than 3,5 million persons come here to be where Cary Grant waited in vain for Deborah Kerr in An Affair you for it Remember and where Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan had the fatal meeting of Sleepless in Seattle.
The building, one of the biggest tourist attractions of Nova Iorque, offers to the visitors a great variety of activities: the Observatory can be visited 365 days in a year, in the afternoon and in the evening, it rain or it is sunny; it has two restaurants, a sushi-bar, three cafes, a shop of postcards, a post of mail and two banks; for the family, there is New York Skyride, a simulate helicopter walk in a cinema of virtual reality; there are concerts and exhibitions in the lobby along the whole year, decorations and shows inspired in festive blocks and special annual initiatives, like the Marriages of the Day of Saint Valentim.
Statue of the Freedom
The Statue of the Freedom was given to the American people by the French people, more than 100 years ago, in recognition to the friendship established during the American Revolution. With the spending time, besides this friendship it started to symbolize also freedom and democracy.
The lights of Las Vegas
Las Vegas earns his living in the night, when all the lights of the casinos illuminate the skies of the city of the entertainment. Not better moment ago to walk along The Strip after the sun put itself already. To know the best points Las Vegas Lights Night Tour it will take you to a walk of approximately 3hrs.
Safari in the Desert with Hummer
Only being on board of a Hummer to cross a dry land and desertic. This walk begins in the door of his hotel in Las Vegas, and crosses more several tracks used by the first explorers, and he will see left mines and ruins of ancient fields of mining.
Red Rock Canyon
Beginning for the road which cut the desert of Mojave, the famous Route 66, indicated constantly in the asphalt already punished in time. It costs a photo seated in the asphalt to be felt a little near to the sceneries of so many movies already turned around there.
Sky Diving in Las Vegas
For whom it looks for adventure and radical sports in Las Vegas, we suggest you marking jumps of parachute in Las Vegas. You will be going to tan a free fall for 60 seconds and a gentle descent with parafalls. It is an incomparable emotion!
Balloon walk in Las Vegas
A balloon walk in Las Vegas is something only that can provide accepted limits to him. You can tan a travel of balloon of hot air, to assist the sunset in Las Vegas. Probably, one of the most romantic walks that you will be able to do when you are in the world-wide capital of the entertainment.
Walk of Buggy in Las Vegas
Come for a radical adventure in Las Vegas! Definitely this is not a walk for the one who has problems of heart. With duration approached 30 minutes, you will be going to know the true emotion of floor in a 30-50 miles buggy, in a challenging and aggressive land.
I walk in the deck of Desert Princess
This can be the ideal suggestion, still more if it will be on board of the marvelous ship Desert Princess. You will be able to walk along the deck and to visit the ship Captains Bridge. Contemplate also the sight of the marvelous night, and enjoy the only scenery and wild life around the Lake Mead.
Walk of super sports
Is his dream to be driving of a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, Aston Martin or Porsche? Well, in Las Vegas you can! You not only are going to direct one of these supercars, just as it will be targeted for a spectacular race! In Driving Las Vegas Speedway, choose his favorite car and accelerate!
City Tour with Tekker in Las Vegas
Know like a small city if it transformed in the world-wide capital of the plays and entertainment. Does this exclusive walk offer a perspective different from Las Vegas? his beauty, history and future.
ATV Off road Desert Adventur in Las Vegas
A professional guide will be going to take to the only track that will allow to him to try the desert from the only perspective, on a system of particular tracks, which one cannot enter without being invited. You are going to learn as it will operate his totally automatic vehicle, since it is super easily of handling.
Death Valley in Las Vegas
Explore the wild side of the nature when it knows the rural environment of Death Valley? The Valley of Death?, the hottest and dry national park of the United States. From mountainous peaks up to deep valleys, this park in the desert provides interminable sceneries that take away the breath and natural geological contrasts.
Museum of Natural History of New York
In the Museum of Natural History you see pictogram’s of animals in his habitats, dinosaurs, meteorites, stones and relatives, details of the life of ancient civilizations, between others.
The distinction of this museum is Render it Rose-colored Center will be an Earth and Space, an enormous sphere that shelters the planetarium and visionary is still prettier when, in the night.
The show super rung with narration of Harrison Ford does not last, does not halve hour and is, yes, interesting but not exceptionally. If you wait from a planetarium for the "classic" show, showing the constellations, planets etc., this is not the show for you.
Organization of the United Nations
The Organization of the United Nations UNO is an international organization when the application of the international right destined being made, the security, the economical development, social progress, human rights and easier for countries around the world.
The Organization of the United Nations includes 193 countries-members and his principals be that it is located in New York.
Bridge of the Brooklin
When the eighth wonder of the world was considered when it was finished in 1883, the bridge is a masterpiece of the engineering, with his ends of suspension and a beautiful sight of New York, and league Manhattan to the Brooklin, passing on East River.
Rockefeller Center is a famous area of shops and restaurants for his skating rink in winter, traditional Christmas tree and for the statues Prometheus and Atlas.
Teams Square it is the name of the area formed by the crossroad of the Broadway with the Seventh Avenue, between the Streets 42 and 47. New York Team to celebrate the change for the region that now would take his name, did greatly it celebrates marked by many fireworks. So, on the 31st of December of 1904, the tradition was born of the New Year's Eve was commemorated in the Teams Square. Subsequently 43 changed the newspaper for a building in the Street. The original building is easily located by the mast in his top, by which the ball of New Year goes down.
AUSTRALIA, THE ÉDEM OF THE ADVENTURE
"The main cultural aspect of the Australia is originating from the aborigines who form the only people in the world, of prehistoric origin, of dark skin. There is of them the origin of the bumerangue and the name of the kangaroo."
Australia is an island continent with great dimensions and if a tourist will want to know everything is going to take a long time. Sidney is the biggest, most ancient and most exciting city of the Australia and perhaps of the world, being one of the most attractive touristic places of this country. Since the climate is quite tropical, take light clothes and be of use to tan the beach.
The most famous is the beach of Bondi, very excited and flood of pretty people and sculpted bodies. In the Australia Everything is extremely simple and functional. This simplicity, it is a result of years of tourist projection for part of the state government, and of much work for part of the local population, which adores to show his city.
Touristic places in the Australia
Located in that of the prettiest bays of the world, the city is famed for being welcoming and cheerful. His postcard is the Opera House with the Bridge Harbour to the bottom.
Great Ocean Road
Along the south-west coast of Victoria, it is one of the most spectacular roads. The most impressive points are the National Park Port Campbell, which includes impressive sculptures created by the winds and the sea, like the Twelve Apostles, the Bridge of London and Loch Ard Gorge; and the city of Port Fairy, with his folk festival.
National park of Uluru
Stuck in the middle of the desert of Gibson, Ayers Rock, the biggest monolith of the world has 3,6 km of length, 348 m of height, and is considered one of the sacred places of the aboriginal people.
Located on the northeast coast of the country, it is the starting point for the one who is going to know the Great Barrier from Corals, where it is possible to spend only one day or to be put up in the luxurious resorts spread by the coral red islands.
It is 2.300 km of reefs that the Australian coast accompanies and maintains one of the richest sea fauna and flora.
With a third of the territory protected like national park, it is an ecological paradise where there are endemic animals, like the devil off, the wombat, the duckbill, the equidna and the tiger of, among others.
Tourism in England , Modernity and Tradition
Tourism in England comprises the largest island of Britain , divided into three historical regions : Tourism in England , Wales and Scotland as well as Northern Ireland and about 5,000 smaller islands . In all these places are preserved traditions of centuries and scraps of other people , beyond the seas , a glossary of cultures result of a past adventurer, who has known blend with the most modern technologies and ideas , getting one product .
The largest island of Britain has numerous places of interest . To discover these wonders , we have divided the course in different areas . First explore the South of England to travel after the central region . From here we travel to the East of England to take a small leap to Wales . From here we travel to the Region North of England , ending our trip to Scotland by surprise .
SOUTH OF ENGLAND
Besides the capital, London, there is much to see in this area , the hottest of all . Here the landscape is softer than the rest of the territory , although there are some hills . Towns of legend and red-roofed houses find themselves at the end of paths embeiradas of fruit trees . Woods , prehistoric remains to the mystical Stonehenge , castles and beautiful beaches are waiting for you on your visit to the south. The coast is a true haven for birds .
Oxford , situated in central England , only 90 km 's of London, is known for housing one of the best and oldest universities in the country. The city's charm lies in its student environment to the old fashion. Students roam the streets on bicycles , recite Shakespeare in green fields under the trees and on the verge of Tâmese , wear black capes for exams and adorn her with flowers buttonholes . This is the birthplace of Churchill . Throughout the city are found around the myriad colleges and universities that gave unforgettable names . Among the main tourist sites , include :
Carfax Tower .
Situated in the heart of the city .
Here one can feel close to the town's history .
Prestigious school founded in the year 1624 .
Christ Church ( Church of Christ )
I t is the largest college of Oxford . It was founded in 1525 by Cardenal Wolsey and refounded in 1546 by Henry VIII . Within the grounds is the cathedral of the same name , the smallest in England , in which stand the vidraçarias Lady of chapels and Latin .
Founded in 1264 , highlighting the Mob Quad , the Library and the Chapel of 1290 .
Old school with an impressive century chapel .
Botanical garden. established in the year 1621 for the study of medicinal plants .
St. Edmund Hall
This was the place where he studied Indian chief of the Mohawk tribe , Oronhyatekha in 1862 .
Queen's College The year 1341 and famous for preserving traditional customs in students .
Unfortunately closed to visitors .
All Souls College
Remember where each year the soldiers victims , call the 100 Years War .
Church of St. Mary the Virgim
It has a splendid tower of the fourteenth century . * Brasenose College . This college dating from the sixteenth century .
Near the Bridge of Sighs , 1914 copy of the original Venetian .
Sheldoniam Theatre Built in 1667 .
The second most important library in the country .
Date of year 1555.
It has beautiful and important buildings of the nineteenth century .
The Oxford Story
This is where the story is told from the prestigious University of Oxford .
Houses an excellent display of European and Oriental art , silver and ceramics from the University and Roman archeology , Greek and Egyptian .
Dedicated to Natural Sciences and an impressive dinosaur skeleton in perfect condition .
Pitt Rivers Museum
This museum is only necessary to say that it is simply stunning .
Moderm Museum of Art
Here you can enjoy different exhibitions of twentieth-century art from different cultures .
By the rich colors of its gardens , its plain and splendid coastline , Kent is known as the " Garden of England " . However, it also has important port cities such as Dover , Folkestone and Ramsgate , as well as the villages of dreams as Canterbury .
Canterbury lies south of England in Kent County . It is a small town that seems taken from a fairytale , with many medieval buildings that still live in their inhabitants . The point nefrálgico the town is the Cathedral and it appears the known " Canterbury Tales " , which tell the stories of the temple and the pilgrims who arrived there . Anyone visiting this cozy town, has to make a mandatory stop at the following points :
Impressive building , which in 1170 becomes the center of medieval pilgrimage Europe's most important . The building is a mixture of various architectural styles , highlighting the southwest porch , the windows of the western ( all from the twelfth century ) , the Bell Harry , the main altar , the Chapel of St. Gabriel , with paintings of the twelfth century , the Chapel of the Black Princess , currently used by hugonotes , the Chapel of St. Michael , the Chair of St. Augustine used to command the archbishops , the Tomb of St. Thomas beautiful alabaster, the Chapel of St. Anselm and the Southwest Gate , without forgetting the magnificent vidraçarias . The gardens surrounding the cathedral is a quiet beauty without equal. If you are lucky to get it when echoing his incredible organ or a choir singing , will surely ecstatic .
Houses of Weavers
Excellently restored .
Fourteenth century former prison that now houses the Museum of Small Arms .
Founded in 1267 with a beautiful chapel.
Where you can enjoy a tour through the history of this interesting village .
In which expose the remains found in ancient Roman Canterbury .
Abbey of St. Augustine
Built on an ancient abbey demolished in 1538 .
Retain as a witness of other times .
Dover is located southeast of England and boasts the privilege of being the largest passenger port in Europe. From there it is indispensable to approach the mouth of the passage of the Channel .
The city stretches along River Dour and result very attractive its cliffs of white . You need to visit :
Situated on the east pier .
Cross of St. Augustine
Located outside the city . You need to take the coast path towards Pegwel Bay Ali touched land the first Saxons in the year 449 , as St. Augustine in the year 557 , being the Father of the Church who introduced the Christian faith in England .
Very near Margate is one of the first centers of British summer , and Broadstairs , distinct and traditional summer place where you can see " Bleak House " by Dickens .
COUNTIES EAST AND WEST SUSSEX
It is to highlight the region its magnificent coastline and interior landscapes insurmountable , scattered small traditional villages .
It is the most important town of the region and also the most lively and entertaining the country . The hills of the South Downs this beautiful coastal city , the center of summer vacation highly cosmopolitan . The morning trips on the Promenade and the streets and squares of the Regency era are something that never forgets . Another recommended activity is shopping in the narrow passages , known as " Lanes " , where you will find interesting from antiques to modern art . Among the places to visit out:
Royal Pavilion , Royal Palace Europe's most exotic
It was built in oriental style by order of the Prince Regent , who later convert up on George IV .
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
Date of the year 1873 and houses a collection of Art Nouveau furniture and detachable parts , glazing and pottery Art Deco . Stresses the couch kissing and Salvador Dali Lalique glassworks . You can also find works by Clarice Cliff , Mackintosh and Bugatti , as well as some collections of porcelain, different parts coming from archaeological finds , painting and diverse art outside the West .
Palace Pier , is something like the " Palace of Fun " .
Near there, the beach and the lighthouse offer a beautiful spectacle .
It is an old church parishioner dating from the fourteenth century and contains a source worthy to see. In the courtyard the remains of Phoebe Hessel , who disguised herself as a man and served for 17 years as a soldier to be with her boyfriend . Died at 108 years in 1821 .
The most interesting of this typical port city of southern England is which is the entry point of the ferries coming from the port of Bilbao . A trip aboard the " Pride of Bilbao " lasts about 30 hours and becomes a mini-cruise across the Atlantic. There are also ferries connecting Spain with France , of course , a ' Overcraft " that leads to the fantastic Isle of Wight .
Portsmouth is a city full of maritime history . Here you can shop , stroll the beaches and harbor , as well as admire majestic ships historical heritage of its past as the headquarters of the Royal Navy , not forgetting a visit to the castles , forts and museums .
Royal Naval Museum
Discover the history of the Navy from 1485 until today , through exhibitions , films , models and diagrams that displays in its fascinating galleries .
D - Day Museum
Carpet houses the Overlord , a spectacular carpet of 272 feet in length that tells the story of the Normandy Landings .
Royal Marines Museum . Pantalhas interactive features and special effects to describe and show the history of the Royal Marines .
GiraWarships by Water ( Buckland of war from water .) The " Days of Marina " , offer the possibility to explore the modern bouquets marina .
Insignia bouquet Portsmouth . Located in the Historic Dockyard ( Muelle History ) .
Mary Rose . Perteceu to Henry VIII and was regatado the seabed.
HMS Victory , Lord Nelson . Peca clave in suceso of Great Bretanhana Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
Southsea Castle . Where Henry VIII saw as his favorite ship , the Mary Rose , sank off the coast of Southsea .
Situated next to Portsmouth Harbour .
This place invites you to discover the life that lies beneath the oceans .
It features pools with artificial waves and slides, ideal for fun and to enjoy .
ISLE OF WIGHT
The Isle of Wight became famous for hosting multiple concerts in the 60s . Today is a quiet , ideal for relaxing , with beautiful beaches and beautiful mansions . The island has a wide range of places to visit , such as amusement parks , holiday centers , museums , taieres crafts , countryside parks , sunny homes , gardens and vineyards . Also, you can visit it :
Where Charles I was imprisoned before his execution in London in the seventeenth century . The window through which tried to escape can still be seen .
It was the house where Queen Victoria died in 1901 .
The island tour invites you to discover some villages also very interesting :
This population is famous for links with the sport sailing and rowing , as well as being home to numerous national and international championships .
A small population of Ryde offers beautiful promenade and a park of attractions to enjoy with the whole family .
It is the capital of the island and has a bustling market and numerous specialty shops craft .
Nearby you can visit extensive sandy beaches , especially in Ventnor , Shanklin and Sandowm .
COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE
This region has historic treasures and attractions . It is an ideal place for sightseeing . Calicos its valleys and small towns offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, a charming sight .
It is a beautiful medieval town in which presides over all, the Cathedral . But it is also interesting to know your market and enjoy the views it offers the city's architecture . Its main attractions are :
An example of English architecture , which has a chapitel world-famous 123 meters. The Cathedral guard inside the original Magna Carta and boasts of having the oldest working clock in Europe .
Dólmenes in a circular form , which is not clear and neither whom raised to , but is known to have been used by many cultures . Between 2200 BC . and the year 1300 AD . were transported there from Pembrokeshire ( Wales ) . The axis of the stones coincides with sunrise on June 21 . The mystery of Stonehenge is one of the great enigmas of the world .
Headquarters of the Royal Navy and hometown Sir Fancis Drake . The Old Port Elizabethan ( Barbican ) , sailed many famous characters , including the Pilgrim Fathers , Charles Darwin and Scott of the Antarctic . It is the largest city in the South of England and has numerous treasures for the visitor :
St Mary Redcliffe
Sixteenth century and one of the oldest parochial churches of England .
Lord Mayor's Chapel
Gothic style , providing an architectural delight .
Eighteenth century , a monastery was at the origin agostino .
Here is the equestrian statue of John Wesley .
City Museum & Art Gallery
Guard mummies , as well as local art .
It is the home of the sugar merchant John Pinney .
Elizabethan mansion that holds in one of the halls , the memory of Mary Carpenter , who stood in this place the first reformatory for women in 1854 .
SS Great Britain
The first transatlantic steel , the year 1843.
Bristol Old Station
Designed by Brunel , and the terminal that has survived and the oldest in the world .
Cliftom & the Suspensiom Bridge
Also designed by Brunel , offers a great magnetism to artists and their altitude also entices those seeking suicide .
Blaise Castle House Museum
Date of the late eighteenth century and contains the history of urban and rural life in the region .
Blaise Hamlet. Próximo ao Blaise Castle House Museum
It is a group of houses with thatched roof of the nineteenth century.
Was honored as the most civilized people of all Christendom . Bath is surrounded by the typical English countryside and Georgian buildings constitute an authentic architectural jewel . You can visit her Royal
Crescent and the Roman Baths .
To the east of Bath located treasures Lacock Abbey and Corsham Court , and within walking distance, Wells , which distinguishes itself through the medieval streets and the imposing Gothic cathedral . Very near Glastonbury , the Avalon of King Arthur and mystical place where rests the supposed Holy Grail .
Legend has it that Joseph of Arimatéa arrived in the region with the Holy Grail , the cup of the Last Supper that contains the blood of Christ. From its roots washed sprouted and grew the famous Glastonbury Thorn , which blooms in May and during the Christmas season . The place where such an event happened , the Glastonbury Tor , is a mountain 156 meters high and is the most favored in many km 's to the round . The Abbey , now in ruins , was in his day a famous center of teaching (it is said that the remains of King Arthur and Queen Ginevra lie there. Be sure to visit the region in the following points :
It is situated on the outskirts of Ilminster . It is a beautiful garden that covers the grounds of a sunny home , the Tudor -influenced Gertrude Jekyll , now restored . Among its precincts highlights the White Garden , the Garden of Roses and Lilies and the lilies .
Chedar Show Caves & Gorge (in Chedar )
It is the largest gorge in England , guarding major attractions: caves lit , spectacular scenery , walks in the top of the rock and places to picnic and excursions .
DORSET - NEW FOREST
The plain of the woods and stopped Dorset New Forest , the supply of this region comprises numerous attractions : forests populated by deer, villages with history, ancient monuments and magnificent cliffs . Stand , especially Kingstom Maurward Gardens , 14 acres of beautiful gardens , prairies and green land and 2 acre lake .
DEVON AND cornwal
These regions located in the extreme southwest of the country , have large holiday centers and numerous islands to explore . Ports , coves and an interior crowned by mountains and scattered , as distinctive, castles , national parks and historical settlements . Among them we highlight :
The most prominent of the town is the Maritime Museum , the Cathedral and The House Moved que , a jewel of half-timbered that was transferred in full , up there in 1961 , because it was obstructing the peripheral road of Exeter .
It is a good vacation place for practicing water sports .
Stands out for its architecture Elizabethan style preserved intact for centuries .
It is a favorite retreat for artists , with its fishing port and the houses with slate roofs . You can visit the Tate Gallery, located on Porthmeor beach with magnificent sea views.
It is the birthplace of King Arthur , where he had his famous castle. There is to visit Tintagel Head.
Extends for over 400 km s from Marsland . The ride on their rocks offers an impressive sea views.
ISLAND OF JERSEY ( Channel Islands )
It is a bit far from England and closer to France, 65 km s port of St Malo in Brittany . It is a dream island , rich in history and great natural beauty . Not part of the United Kingdom , have their own legal system and its own currency . The island is of French origin and Norman .
We must make a visit to Cotte Cave , dating from 250,000 years and see the numerous Neolithic monuments Normans ; neolithic tomb Houge Bie ; Museums : Museum of Jersey, the Hamptone Museum and the Maritime Museum . The Gallery of Rugs Occupation and German Underground Hospital , tell the story more modern , Mont Orgueil Castle , the Medieval Citadel , dominating the east coast and Elizabeth Castle , the sixteenth century , built in the bay of St. Aubin , in celebration queen Elizabeth I , are other points of interest on the island .
It is the region that extends up from London and is the heart of England . This area abounds historic houses and gardens and being the center of the country , the region is an important meeting point where numerous events take place in theater and art , not to forget that here is the birthplace of Shakespeare . To this must be added attractive landscapes on both sides of the river , which runs through the region .
It is the cultural capital of the heart of England and one of the world's great cities . The third UK city in number of foreign visitors who stay. Were its inventors , its industry and dynamism , which contributed to the greatness of the country . It has very good road and rail connections to anywhere in the country . Also , is the English city of canals, a network of mid-eighteenth century , it has been able to adapt to the modern city. To start the visit must be standing at Victory Square. Among the attractions that the city offers out:
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
The museum is the best pre - Raphaelite collection , which includes works by Millais and Rossetti , as well as important paintings of Burne - Jones . The artist , native of the town , maintained a close friendship with William Morris . The Pre - Raphaelite collection is considered one of the best in the world .
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
An extensive picture gallery of European painting .
National Exhibition Centre .
Where is headquartered Symphony Orchestra city .
Headquarters ballet company .
Repertory Theatre and Alexandra Theatre
The place for musicals , comedies and classic productions .
This area is distinguished by being the preferred place to shop . It has its own Discovery Center.
Houses of Historical Interest
The main ones are the homes of Astom Hall and Blakesley Hall .
Museum of Science and Industry
Contains the wonders of science and engineering.
National SeaLife Center
Houses some 3,000 sea creatures.
Cambridge , the birthplace of knowledge , is famous for its university , founded in the thirteenth century , and celebrated by men and women who have studied there ( more than 60 Nobel prizes have left their classes ) . The River Cam flows through the city and it can make a journey in " punts " , rowing boats that are rented to enjoy the wonderful views . The Colleges ( Colleges ) more interesting were founded in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries , some dating back to the sixteenth century , and some are of recent creation . Many of them are like mini - cities . Libraries in these schools can be found true relics of the past knowledge . In Cambridge there who fail to see :
Chapel of King's College
One of the best examples of English Gothic . Its construction was completed in 1516 , carried out by order of Henry VI in honor of the Virgin Mary . In it are celebrated events worldwide fame as the Festival of Nine Lessons Choirs . Highlight the impressive vidraçarias the wooden gates , the main altar with the " Adoration of the Magi " by Rubens and the chapel of the display .
Founded by Trinitarians , in 1546 , with its beautiful chapel.
John 's College
Communicated with the rest by two beautiful bridges, the Bridge of Sighs , venezano replica of the original , and Clara Bridge .
Famous building campus .
Founded in the year 1505.
With a beautiful gallery Norman .
Near the bridge originate and market city .
Distinguishes itself by being the oldest building in the village .
The first college that charged by admisião students .Peterhouse
Founded in 1284 .
With beautiful gardens .
Founded in 1584 .
Situated in a neoclassical building was transferred to the University by Viscount Fitzwilliam . In its rooms you can admire an Egyptian sarcophagus , Greek and Roman art , Chinese ceramics , crystal english and magnificent manuscripts , among other pieces .
Gallery which was the home of Jim Ede , with an excellent art exhibition which runs 20 centuries .
Outskirts of Cambridge
Very interesting result Grantchester , delightful city of great charm , the cemetery where lie the Americans who died during World War II , the Air Museum Duxford , with aircraft from various eras including used during those cruel years , Wimpole Hall , mansion eighteenth century and Ely and Peterborough , with its impressive cathedral .
STRATFORD - UPON - AVON
In the heart of England, Midlands Southerm , are Stratford , Upom and Avon .
Stratford is known for being the home of the writer , world-famous William Shakespeare . The properties are controlled by the writer Shakespeare Birthplace Trust , three of the houses are situated in the city center and you can reach them easily. The most visited place is the house where the famous author was born in 1564 , Shakespeare 's Birthplace , located in Henley Street . Also worth visiting the house of New Place and Nash 's House , Hall 's Croft , where lived Dr. Hall and his wife , the daughter of the writer , Susanne , Anne Hathaway 's Cottage , the farm wife who lived before Shakespeare of her marriage , Mary Arden 's House , probably the most interesting properties , the home of William's mother , and Holy Trinity Church in which one can contemplate photocopies of registration of the christening of the author , among other documents of interest .
Also worth a visit :
House of the mother of the founder of the prestigious Harvard University .
Midland Bank Building
Illustrated with reliefs of the life of Shakespeare .
Where characters remember the works of the writer .
The year 1269 .
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The year 1932 .
World of Shakespeare
Where , for 25 minutes , it makes a visual introduction about Queen Elizabeth.
It is the ideal place for nature lovers . It is often said that it is the " land of beautiful horizons and skies ." This is a more relaxed area of east-central England. Wickem Fem is one of the oldest nature reserves in England . A large windmill dominates the landscape from where a path of more than one kilometer, Broadwalk Trail crosses a slough early spread of wild flowers .
Known novel by George Elliot television , has an urbanization surrounded by magnificent landscapes that include parks , where deer rest . Is located very close to Burghley House , one of the great palaces of Elizabethan England, today headquarters gave a famous equestrian competition .
It is a regional center that has more than a millennium . Was in its time the largest walled city of medieval Europe . The most interesting is the location of Norwich Castle , situated high on a mountain. It is a museum that holds incredible treasures primitive : necklaces , bracelets and rings from the Iron Age , unearthed by a farmer in 1948 . The Castle Museum is hosting the culminating work of an important group of national landscape of the nineteenth century , including John Crome and John Sell Cotman . Also saves the world's most extensive collection of British ceramic teapots .
To see the streets and quaint buildings follow the Route of Aldabas ( Door Knocker Trail ) , which leaves Tombland , the old Saxon market , and has ends in Bell Lane , the short distance from the house Sarah Glover , a music teacher who invented the English decimal system , with musical notation called " tonic solfa ." Incidentally , do not miss the beautiful Cathedral of Gothic style .
Situated in the center -west , Warwick is famous for the medieval castle of the seventeenth century . One of the ancestors of Warwick who was executed Joan of Arc . Worth a visit to see their rooms Officials impressive collections of paintings and furniture , as well as the dungeon that lies in the depths of the castle , offering fantastic panoramic views of the gardens .
ROSS -ON - WYE
Situated on Wye on top of a hill , Ross -on - Wye is a beautiful shopping center, and is a great starting point to explore the valley and the Forest of Dean , the first Forest Park of England and Wales , you can also visit Goodrich Castle , a fortress with a murky past .
NORTH OF ENGLAND
In northern England the natural panorama becomes spectacular , from the deep valleys of Yorkshire to the high mountains of the Lake District ( the Lake District ) . Even more evocative results in the northeast Northunbria with endless landscapes and ancient battlefields between Scots and English . In the north it also gives time to art and culture in cities such as Manchester, York or Liverpool , the city that saw the birth of the Beatles .
Surrounded by canals and pioneer in building , Manchester offers for those who visit it , a pleasant welcome, beauty and culture merge to their enjoyment . Although the Romans were the first to raise the foundations of the city , the architecture you can see today almost all belong to the Victorian heritage . Among the most important attractions of the city are :
Dating from medieval times .
Refuge Assurance Building
Old refuge and now known as the Palace Hotel .
John Rylands Library
A library and Victorian neo-Gothic style with the world's most famous manuscripts .
Opened in 1877 , houses treasures such as the murals of Ford Madox -Brown , a legacy of the Industrial Revolution .
Manchester City Art Galleries
The building belongs to the work of the architect Sir Charles Barry , author of Parliament. Inside keeps an important collection of British art , especially the pre - Raphaelites painters as Holmam Hunt and Rossetti , also you can see primitive Schools Italian , French and Flemish . There is also silverware collections, pottery and glassworks .
Bury Art Gallery
Preserves works as collection Wrigleyou aquarelistas as Turner .
Displays the most extraordinary inventions .
Specializing in Egyptology , mummies preserved , make 2000 years .
East Lancashire Steam Railway
Nostalgic industrial heritage of the past . It can be seen older locomotives.
To the south of the city is worth a walk to see :
A sunny house belonging to the family Leigh , from 600 years and was used as the exterior of the television series " Pride and Prejudice " . Features beautiful panels , carpets and carvings worthy of admiration and a famous collection of English watches , plus some Chippendale chairs entapetadas supposedly with the robe that was Charles I , when he was executed .
Tudor style . Inside are Victorian kitchens , bathrooms and tea rooms . Worthy to see.
Eighteenth century , built on a park full of deer . It has a gift shop and a restaurant .
With its beautiful gardens and its neoclassical mansion with a medieval hall .
An attractive wooden structure Tudor style , worthy of admiration .
Also do not miss the Arley Hall . The north side of the city also offers good places to visit such as the Hall Heatom neoclassical or Rochdale Pioneers Museum , birthplace of the Cooperative movement .
One of the places you should not miss is Litle Moretom Hall , considered one of the most beautiful stately homes . Account with moat and wooden covered country . On the other hand , is a marvel of Trafford aqueduct, dating from 1849 and is located on the Manchester Ship Canal .
The Bridgewater and Rochdale canals join in Castlefield . The area is distinguished by its bridges and warehouses , being a center of great vitality , whereas Salford Quays has been converted into a great harbor full of attractions . Finally , Worsley Village a quaint town with buildings of the eighteenth century , with lovely pubs situated by the water .
Liverpool , situated in the County of Merseyside in Northerm Midlands , is one of the major ports in the world which attracts crowds of immigrants . This city is world famous for being the place whence the Beatles , one of the groups that have revolutionized modern music . Among its main attractions highlight :
The old docks , restored in 1980 , hosting museums , shops , restaurants , studies of Granada TV and other attractions .
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Divided into three sections . One can enjoy the exhibits with immigrants to the New World , the Battle of the Atlantic World War II , Models of the World and the Great Ship Builders .
Museum of Liverpool Life
also with three major issues : Mersey Culture , ( Making and Living ) ; Traditions City and Demanding a Voice , which deals with unionism and democracy .
Tate Gallery Liverpool
Gallery with exhibitions of great quality.
The Beatles Story
Here you can do a follow up story of the British and also contemplate objects , records, videos , etc. . to the delight of fans .
This area highlights : Pier Head , column 1760 , Port of Liverpool Building, completed in 1907 , Royal Liver Building , opened in 1911 ; Towm Hall , designed by John Wood , the No. 16 Cook Street , with its modern architecture ; Caverm Club , where the Beatles played up to 275 times between March 1961 and August 1963 , the Britannia Adelphi Hotel , built in 1912 ; Vines pub with a curious inward somewhat luxurious ; Americam Bar the place chosen by the Americans who fought in World War II World ; crowm Hotel , 1900; St. George Hall , outdoor Greek and Roman countryside ; Liverpool Museum , with collections very interesting and William Browm Library.
Also of interest are the Everymam Theatre , the Philharmonic Hotel , 1900 , Ye cracke in the Metropolitan Cathedral crypt which , by the fault of War , ended in 1967 and Anglicam Cathedral of Gothic style with a tower 331 feet .
For lovers of the Beatles there are companies that organize the usual places circuits components of this famous group .
From Liverpool can travel to the Isle of Man , which has a beautiful landscape , being the capital Duglas a true relic .
Founded by the Romans , walled city and amphitheater that holds the largest island of England , characterized by buildings black - white half-timbered . It is best to start by taking a stroll through the ramparts . The Eastgate Clock is the starting point . Then nothing better than to get to the Cathedral , which has more than nine centuries old and continue for Deva Romam Experience a trip through time to the edge of your gallery , the largest amphitheater that has been discovered in England, by tower of King Charles I and the Castle Town and lastly , a good rest to make purchases at the Rows , galleries eighteenth century two-story .
York , located to the north in Yorkshire , is considered one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Europe. Regional capital for nearly 2000 years , this walled city results simply stunning . Among the most prominent is :
It is the largest medieval cathedral in Europe and the Archbishop of York is second in importance in the country after the Canterbury . It highlights the Head Dragon ship west windows of the fourteenth century , the magnificent vidraçarias ( close to two hundred and sixty thousand ) , the Central Tower , the Choir , the High Altar , the treasure and the crypt . Near the Cathedral , also worth a visit St William 's College and the House of Treasurers .
With its beautiful walls and buildings as beautiful as Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, the best preserved medieval gate , which houses the Museum of Richard III and Walmgate Bar, only .
It can be considered an oasis located in the city center . Within it are the Museum Gardens Lodge , Victorian Gothic , 1874 , the Observatory Tower Multangular the Yorkshire Museum with pieces Roman , Anglo - Saxon and Viking , among others , the Abbey of Santa Maria Benedictine monastery from 1080 , the orphanage , fourteenth century , St. Mary 's Lodge , 1470 Church St. Olave and dedicated to the patron saint of Normandy .
Merchant 's Hall Adventure
Built in the fourteenth century , introduces the visitor within the environment of medieval York .
Jorvik Viking Centre . One of the most popular attractions of the city , as it recreates the environment of other Viking times .
Rebuilt on the former that was destroyed during a fire .
York Castle Museum
Here you can stroll through the streets with Victorian and Edwardian fascinating reconstruction of the interior of homes and objects of the time .
Where one can enjoy with these curious machines .
Railroad Museum . Interesting machines trains from different eras .
York keeps about twenty medieval churches in good condition , such as All Saints or Holy Trinity ( Trinity) .
Other place of interest York
The Fairfax House , the eighteenth century , Barley Hall , restored in the Church of Santa Maria York Story with reports on the history of the city , York Dungeon , the Roman Baths , Friargate Museum , Art Gallery and the Black Cave .
Near York is spectacularly seated between two lakes and 4 km s territory , the Castle Howard , still inhabited by the descendants of Charles Howard . The House contains magnificent treasures among which include a portrait of Henry XVIII done by Holbein . The gardens exhibit work in South Lake water , a waterfall and fountain.
Beautiful resort town known for two festivals : the Harrogate Spring Flower Festival , which celebrates the first flowers of the year with impressive views , and Harrogate Summer Festival , offering recitals, chamber concerts , dance , jazz , opera and theater of all kinds. The places you should not miss is the visit to Harrogate are:
Royal Pump Room Museum
Built in 1842 on a mine sulfur , which gives it a very curious.
This is the place where they make up the floral displays .
Edwardian theater which has operated since 1919.
Harewood House ( near Leeds ) .
It is an eighteenth century house with gardens , a lake , a forest with paths and a beautiful esplanade with fountains and flowers . Includes a garden bird .
Yorkshire Dales National Park ( Dale means " Valley inclined" ) .
Earth and valleys intersect in this amazing landscape . It is advisable to visit the city of Richmond and the castle surrounded by a river and from where we obtain excellent views .
This is an area of great beauty abundant in lakes , each with its particular characteristic : the rough Buttermere , Wastwater and the deep framed by the mountains , the Water Conistom the shadow of the Old Mam of Coniston . The best views you get from Haweswater . How curious point is to say that Hill Top Farm in Beatrice Potter was inspired to write the tales of " Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck " .
And is that the Lake District has been place of inspiration for numerous poets , writers , and artists of all time , among them the poet William Wordsworth .
It is the largest city of the Lake District , in addition to being a major tourist center .
It was in the eighteenth century , the most important port of England in traffic of boats for the West Indies . out:
Houses the oldest jail in Europe. The Roman fortress dates from the year 95 AD . Visit the turret room of the fifteenth century , chain debtors in the nineteenth century and Shire Hall , which today houses the Court of the locality .
Excellent display with everything connected with the sea.
Faro de Glassom Dock
Eighteenth century and one of the smaller buildings of historic interest in England .
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
It is a city full of bridges of great beauty that s extends over the River Tyne . Street names keep the nostalgia of the past . It has a lively market and a bustling nightlife . Their theaters are famous , one of them is the Tyne Theatre and Opera House . On his side , the Art Gallery displays works Laining , among others, Gauguim and Henry Moore .
This region lies north of England has a strong military heritage that is reflected in the strongholds spreading the landscape, including the Chillingaham Castle , Ros Castle , Iron Age , from which one obtains brilliant views of Holy Island and Lindisfarne and Bamburgh castles .
Wales is a land of legends and myths . Their civilization is older than the pyramids of Egypt and the values and attitudes of its inhabitants are as old as time itself . Your Celtic heritage manifests itself in all its cultural and natural place , which has kept up . The territory alternate rugged mountains , pristine beaches and lively ports . Castles and villages of tales blend with Natural Reserves of exceptional beauty .
Legend has it that the real King Arthur was a Welsh nobleman who lived in the sixth century and drove the Celts in the wars against the Saxons . Some ancient texts speak of the city of Carleon , which may be the Camelot where was the court of the king. Also found in Wales the " Fortress of Merlin " in Welsh: Carmarthen . Leave aside the legends we enter to the wonders that hides Wales.
It is the capital of the Principality of Wales and a large and important port . It is situated in the south of the country and has a rich historical and cultural heritage . Its cosmopolitan atmosphere , the art and architecture of the Victorian and Edwardian town so confirm this.
It lies in the very heart of the city. Each room holds a history and as least 2000 years can be described in the age of its walls . His heritage is Roman , Norman , Victorian and even can be found in its wall a creation of Bourges , the famous Animal Wall. The building has belonged to many different families for centuries . Inside you can find real treasures , such as jewelry , precious metals , paintings , GLASSWARE, woodcarvings and ceramics .
Built out of town as the former companion . Do not miss the main chamber , worthy of Sleeping Beauty .
Contains inside statues of heroes of Wales .
A medieval building that holds a statue of Christ Epsteim rebuilt after World War II .
Huge garden full of roses , a pond and a lighthouse , which resembles Captain Scott .
It has elegant Victorian arcades , small specialty shops , cafes and restaurants . It is situated in the city center .
Cardiff 's Cafe Quarter
At the heart of the city , ideal for enjoying suppers in the numerous open air restaurants there are .
Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre
A futuristic building too . Tells the story of the rebirth of the district south of the city as well as the evolution of the docks .
A Discovery Center. The best place to glimpse the future. It is the center of most important scientific discoveries of England .
Norwegiam Church Arts Center
A restored church help convert itself into a center of art . The writer Roald Dahl was baptized here .
Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village
Ideal place to enjoy with the whole family , cinemas , restaurants, cafeterias , etc. .
Museum of Welsh Life
Tells the story of the country and has a collection of reconstructed buildings in the local style .
National Museum & Gallery Cardiff
Archaeological and zoological collections , and paintings including local and Impressionist artists .
Cardiff Arms Park .
Mecca for followers of international rugby .
At the Wye Valley is this place where there is an Abbey , the best preserved of Wales . A Gothic building built in the thirteenth century by Cistercian monks .
If anything distinguishes Rhonda is its heritage of " Black Gold " , a legacy left by the workers in the coal mines of South Wales can get off to the mines .
Situated opposite the Gower Peninsula . It is the second city of Wales and the birthplace of poet Thomas Dylam . The city has one of the most impressive port complexes in Europe. There we visit the Maritime and Industrial Museum and Theatre Dylam Thomas . The city has large sandy beaches , dunes and beautiful rocks that crown .
The coast extends spectacular this side of Wales . Here is the National Park which has many vestiges of the past .
This region , the heart of Wales , has a landscape of magnificent mountains , a lake , beach resorts and historical attractions events that are celebrated during the summer season .
It lies on the Basin of Carmarthen . The port has precious Georgian houses , a small church and a castle of the thirteenth century . The narrow streets resemble Norman times , when it was known as " Little Fort Fish " .
It is one of the most important bird reserves in England . Moreover, it is a historical place because it was there where Henry Tudor , later Henry VII , recruited an army of Welshmen to fight Richard III , whom he defeated in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth , winning the British crown . The current royal family descended from this lineage.
The most prominent of the town is its Cathedral . It is the largest building in the city and is situated in a sheltered cove of grass , in the same location in St. David , patron saint of Welsh , founded a monastery in the sixth century . It was built in the year 1180 by Peter Read , Florentine monk . It is a jewel of medieval architecture , especially highlighting the reliefs from the ceiling of oak. Very close , the Episcopal Palace , which although currently , is in ruins , recalls the wealth and power of the medieval church .
It is an old mining people who dedicated to the extraction of slate. The most interesting is the Dinas Bran Fortress , built in the twelfth century . Also detachable are the beautiful ruins of Valley Crucis Abbey , founded in 1201 by monks of the Cistercian order . One of the Seven Wonders of Wales is the famous bridge that crosses the River Dee , built in the fourteenth century . Every year it is celebrated in the locality a music festival : the International Music Eisteedfod .
ISLAND OF ANGLESEI
In the region is the population with the longest name in the world. The full name of locality is translated from Welsh , " St. Mary's Church in the hollow of white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the church of St. Tysilo near the red cave ." It is known as Llanfairpwll .
The residence houses the best museum created by Rex Whistler , frequent visitor , a collection of the painter and many memories of the Napoleonic Wars . The internal imagery , charged by the first Marquis of Anlesey , one of the generals closest to Wellington , is the work of James Wyatt .
South Africa is formed and developed by traditional communities , people of native origin and European or Asian languages and with different aesthetic and spiritual values . South Africa has three capital Bloemfoutein , The Cape and Pretoria .
South Africa is a country rich in cultures .
SIGHTS OF SOUTH AFRICA
Kruger National Park
The Kruger National Park is one of the most famous parks , the oldest and largest in the world .
This is a unique opportunity to observe the flora, but also hundreds of varieties of birds , reptiles and mammals .
Tracks intact wild and in perfect condition ensure comfort .
It remains only to drive slowly and be aware that the leaves rustling .
Private reserves are located west of the Kruger and others are isolated from the park, surrounded by fields and traditional cultures .
Created eighty years ago , in 1926 , by the merger of two reserves, the Kruger Park is one of the ten most important natural parks of the world , hosting a wide variety fauna : more than five hundred species of birds , 112 reptiles and 150 mammals.
Pilgrim 's Rest
In 1874 , a group of miners , including a pilgrim claimed ( pilgrim ) , and finally had the chance to get a beautiful valley in the Lowveld . They did not expect to stay and were content to build in wood and corrugated iron , but the bonanza began almost a hundred years to exhaust .
Located 15 km west of the massive Drakensberg his village , completely restored , became a historic site .
Entered in the register of historical monuments , the mining village ( Pilgrim's Rest ) was fully restored to better start to fall in ruins today.
In 1873, miner Alec Patterson said Alec , the wheelbarrow , because that's how he carried his possessions , wealth found here .
The vein quickly known , attracted hundreds of adventurers , including the French Auguste Robert . Theta Mine , the last mine in the Transvaal Gold Exploration Company , was once the richest gold mine in the world . It closed in 1972.