This is the first of my articles about Human Rights – French authorities are raising the Calais migrant jungle camp to the ground. Refugees will have the option to seek asylum in France and be temporarily relocated elsewhere within France or be returned to their home country.
I have no recollection of her face, where exactly I was going that day or even the train station we were in, but our brief encounter in Paris more than 20 years ago taught me lessons of gratitude and understanding.
What does it take to travel to Peru? Find out the basics of flying into Peru, flight times, time zones and entry requirements.
Surfing Lessons in Huanchaco, Peru. Surfing schools with experienced instructors. Surf equipment rentals available including surf boards and wetsuits.
Peru is a diverse country with so much to offer. The ancient Inca civilization flourished in pre-Columbian times; the towering peaks of the Andes mountains range…
Perched atop the Hatun Wasi Hostel in Huaraz, Peru, is a spectacular place to welcome the day. On a clear day, you are graced with a majestic views of the Cordillera Blanca mountains.
Peruvian Painting of Musicians found in El Mochilero Hostel – Trujillo, Peru. Located in the La Libertad region of northern Peru.
FREE Desktop Wallpaper: Cusco, Peru – Photo of a colorful flower stand with Peruvian flags in a covered outdoor market in Cuzco, Peru – Download Now!
The Seattle Art Museum is hosting an exhibit of over 100 Peruvian national treasures on tour for the first time outside of Peru.
Take a video tour around the neighborhoods of Miraflores (known for its flower gardens) while enjoying Peruvian music atop a double-decker bus.
Musicians from the Seattle Symphony performed a outstanding piece with members of the native community from the Puget Sound area in Washington State.
Chilean musicians & dancers entertained fellow passengers in an impromptu performance on the deck of a ferry in the Los Lagos Region of Patagonia in Chile.
Enjoy this panorama video of the wooden churches on Chiloe Island in Castro, Chile. They were a collaboration between the local boat builders and the Jesuit missionaries.
Watch a video of street musicians in Ancud, Chile on Isla Grande de Chiloé. The Spanish language songs include a clip of Bob Marley’s “Stir it Up”.
Download Free Desktop Wallpaper of Torres del Paine in Patagonia, Chile. Torres del Paine is a national park in southern Chile. It is extremely popular for trekking and mountaineering.
View photos of Chiloé Island – Isla Grande de Chiloé – in southern Chile including the Ancud penguin colony and Castro.
An island complete with a penguin colony, national park, nature reserves, historic wooden churches and more make up the island of Chiloe in southern Chile.
Travelogue video about Chiloe Island (Isla Grande de Chiloe) in southern Chile complete with a penguin colony, national park, nature reserves, historic wooden churches and more.
Built completely of wood, the Church of San Francisco on Chiloé Island, shows the blending of the European and native cultures.
Photo of the Week: Mural from Ancud, Chile. Located in Southern Chile, Ancúd sits on the northern coast of the Isla Grande de Chiloé – the second largest island in South America.
South American bus travel a logistical nightmare? Search no more. Find links to bus company websites; translation tips for Spanish language bus websites and critical seat choice info that will make or break your travel day!
For the past 99 years, Buenos Aires Metro Linea A with its unforgettable wooden carriage cars has been transporting its passengers beneath the equally renowned Avenida de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Discount Airlines and Cheap Flights in South America – Avoid to 20-hour bus rides in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Bolivia and maximize your travel! Learn more now!
View the Photo of the Week from a flight over Patagonia from Balmaceda to Punta Arenas in southern Chile. Learn about cheap flights in South America.
El Ateneo Grand Splendid located in Buenos Aires, Argentina is easily one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. View photos of this magnificent converted theater.
Download Free Desktop Wallpaper of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Avenida Roque Sáenz Peña (Diagonal Norte) runs diagonally from Plaza de Mayo to the Obelisco.
Get off the beaten path in Buenos Aires by renting an inexpensive bicycle and cruising the cobblestone streets of San Telmo and the Reserva Ecologica.
Travel photos from the neighborhood around Avenida de Mayo.
Travel photos of Plaza de Mayo.
Download Free Desktop Wallpaper of Santa Monica Pier Rides featuring the “Pacific Wheel” solar-powered Ferris wheel and the “West Coaster” roller coaster at the Pacific Park Family Amusement Park.
View travel photos from Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, Canada. Includes Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake and the Athabasca Glacier.
Peyto Lake, in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, is a glacier-fed lake that gets its striking turquoise color from particles of rock flowing into the lake during the summer.
Download free desktop wallpaper of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Washington State.
Come visit the magnificent tulips fields in bloom in Skagit Valley, WA. Blooming annually in April, the fields are just over an hour north of Seattle. Learn more about where to see the fields.
Vancouver’s historic neighborhood Gastown will host a free concert weekend. The street will be closed to cars to allow for a pedestrian-friendly, New Orleans style street festival.
Save 56% off your ferry ride when you walk on in Anacortes, WA to Sidney, BC (Vancouver Island). Find out how.
View travel photos of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada including the picturesque Inner Harbour with The Empress Hotel and Victoria Government Parliament Buildings.
Built in 1931, the Los Angeles Theatre is located in the historic Broadway Theatre District of Downtown Los Angeles at 615 S Broadway.
Located in southern Utah, Bryce Canyon National Park is home to spectacular rock formations including the red sandstone hoodoos.
View photos from Art Alley – an outdoor art gallery lining one full city block alley with murals and graffiti of local artists located in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Photographs of murals in Downtown Los Angeles including The Pope of Broadway (1985) by Eloy Torrez located at 242 South Broadway.
Located at the north end of the Broadway Theatre District at 307 S. Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, the Million Dollar Theatre was built in 1918 by Sid Grauman – famous for Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood – in Spanish Baroque Revival style.
Find out how to have a good, cheap time with games and rides at the Santa Monica Pier and Pacific Park Amusement Park. Ride the Ferris wheel for only $5 adults and $3 kids 7 & under.
In 1976, Elizabeth Taylor went to Iran for the first and only time. Her trip was captured by Firooz Zahedi who was about to graduate art school and would become one of Hollywood’s top photographers.
View the Festival of Lights display annually in December at VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada featuring 1.4 millions lights in their botanical garden.
For the budget minded, happy hour at the Rockfish Grill in Anacortes, Washington can’t be beat. All food on the happy hour menu is $3.99 per item and $1.00 off all beer and wine. Beer is from the Anacortes Brewery.
View video and photos from inside the historic Los Angeles Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles. Located in the historic Broadway Theatre District, the majestic Los Angeles Theatre was built in 1931. It was the last of a long line of theaters built downtown between 1911 and 1931.
With the Musée National Picasso Paris closing for a 2-year restoration beginning in August 2010, the directors had the rare opportunity to loan out over 150 paintings, drawings, prints, photography and sculpture from Picasso’s personal collection for art exhibits for a nine city international tour.
Photos of Neil Peart’s 30th Anniversary Drum Kit (R30 Drum Kit) taken during the SS Professor Tour. Presented by drum tech Loren Wheaton and Sabian.
Royal Crown Revue perform live at the Hollywood and Highland Center July 27, 2010. Mack the Knife with Jennifer Keith and Hey Pachuco are performed. The event is part of the Wine and Jazz summer series at Hollywood and Highland.
Bennie Maupin and Friends Live at the UCLA Hammer Museum – August 12, 2010. Songs include See the Positive and Neophilia 2006.
Event: Watch video from Gonzalo Bergara Quartet at the 16th Annual Culver City Music Festival