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Jul 23

Mountain bike ride at Brown County State Park

We’ve raved about the trails at Brown County before, about how well they’re designed, about their rhythm and flow, about the way they’re nearly impervious to rain, even heavy rain. In keeping with that theme, we’ll rave again. These trails look like they’ve been part of the landscape forever. The beginner trail has been open …

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Jul 21

Things to do in Chiapas, Mexico

Fascinated by Mexico, but tired of the tourist hordes on the beaches of Acapulco, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta? Spend your next Mexico vacation in Chiapas, Mexico’s best kept travel secret! Beautiful Chiapas Mexico Get “off the beaten path,” to experience the real Mexican culture without the tourist trappings and distracting crowds of fellow U.S. and …

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Jun 12

ABOUT XIAMEN AND GETTING THERE

I decided to spend our Christmas holiday in Xiamen and Guangzhou, China. It was our first time to celebrate the season away from home. We purchased our airline tickets and hotel accommodations through our local travel agency. We arrived at the airport in Xiamen, China for about 2-½ hours flight from Manila, Philippines via China …

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Jun 09

Exploring the culture of Chiapas

Food: In addition to the traditional Mexican fare of tacos, beans and tortillas, Chiapas offers several wonderful specialties including stewed lamb or baked chicken with “mole,” a spicy sauce made with chilies and usually chocolate. Street vendors sell delicious food, especially hot buttered corn. There are vegetarian restaurants and menus in the cities. You can …

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May 05

The documents required to get into India

All foreign nationals require a visa to enter India, although there are some relaxations for Bhutanese and Nepalese nationals. Instructions for applying for a visa The instruction and information given here is general in nature. We recommend that you visit the website of the Indian Mission for your country for specific information. Requirements for Indian …

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