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Newport, Oregon, USA — Travel Guide

Newport Even when officially founded on Independence Day 1866, the first settlers came here in 1855 and discovered oysters. Newport became a great tourist destination for...

Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Oregon, USA

The nightly vigil of watching the light is gone as are the resident keepers and their quarters, but the staff of the Bureau of...

Colorado National Monument, Colorado, USA – a view of the Southwest

Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Towering monoliths...

Yosemite National Park, California, USA — one of the ‘classic’ National Parks in the USA

The Park in a nutshell 3.027 square km of wild land with an impressive landscape in Central California, in the western part of the Sierra...

Saguaro National Park, Arizona, USA — near Tucson

The Saguaro Cactus can reach a height of about 30 ft (10 m) and an age of approximately 200 years. The first 'arms' appear...

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

Throughout its 415 square miles of rock-ribbed wildness, Rocky Mountain National Park truly is a land of superlatives. Here, at least 60 mountains exceed...

Meteor Crater east of Flagstaff, Arizona

The Meteor Crater in the state of Arizona was the first crater to be identified as an impact crater.Between 20,000 to 50,000 years ago,...

Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA — one of the greatest National Parks in the World

The Park in a nutshell Some rocks at the canyon bottom are estimated to be close to 2000 million years old. The Canyon itself has...

Sedona, Arizona — insights for travelers

Sedona From the very first glimpse of the glorious Sedona red rock landscape, visitors feel the majesty and mystery of a place sacred to its...

Zion National Park, Utah, USA

The Park in a nutshell Located in Southwestern Utah , Zion National Park encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States....

Hoover Dam, Arizona, USA — a National Historic Landmark

The Dam is a National Historic Landmark and has been rated by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of America's Seven Modern...

Antelope Canyon, Page, AZ

...which is located ca. 5 miles east of the City of Page, Arizona, along US 98. Page itself is situated ca. 135 miles north...

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German Bread Specialties

Bread is an essential part of the diet of Germans. Regional German Bread Specialties add to the anyway huge variety of common bread recipes. Germany...

Wittenberg, Germany — Travel Guide for the LutherStadt and the dawn of the Protestant Reformation

Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Germany in the Bundesland Saxony-Anhalt, on the river Elbe. It draws its importance in...

Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany

Liszt’s extraordinary skills as a performer made him to Europe’s biggest music star of the 19th century. According to contemporaries, he was the most...

Weimar, Germany — Travel Guide

Weimar, Germany: a Cultural Gem in the Middle of Germany - UNESCO World Heritage City Weimar The city of Weimar in the German state of...