Places to Visit in Finland

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Many people believe that Finland is made up of just snow-capped landscapes, but in reality the country has a lot to offer. Whether you are looking to enjoy beautiful landscapes, take in historical scenery or visit entertaining attractions, Finland has…

Sweden – some interesting places

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TANUMSHEDE. The Bronze Age rock carvings, no/Iristningarat vitlycke, 2.5 km south. Thls is on the west coast north of Gathenburg. Some 30,000 carvings in this area, Scandlmvla’s greatest concentration of such carvings. Now a Unesccl World Herltage listed site. Images…

Spanish Culture

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Fiestas In Spain national religious occasions are celebrated with fiestas, as are local thanksgivings. The people of the town or city dress up and enjoy food and drink in order to celebrate. Everyone is involved and the town practically comes…

Food of Brasil

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The Brazilian food takes you back to the days the native Indians and Portuguese occupied the land. The Indians introduced sweet potatoes, cassava meal, corn porridge and preservation of meat by smoking or drying. While the Portuguese introduced dishes from…

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Some Significant Swedes

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Swedish Vikings in England! Amongst the Danish Vikings who took part In the ralds on England and then traded and settled as farmers in the east and south of England were some from what is now Sweden. The evidence for…

Valencia

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Valencia, the most Mediterranean of Spain’s large cities, is often overlooked by visitors, which is a pity. It has its own culture and feel to it, is very friendly and has the best nightlife in Spain outside Madrid. Deceptively, much…

Alicante

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The capital of the most southerly province in the region of Valencia, Alicante is a little overshadowed by its more boisterous neighbour, Benidorm. To the visitor, it is an elegant city, a little shabby in places, but with an unmistakeable…