Entries from 'Americas'

Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman Islands. Grand Cayman encompasses 76% of the territory’s entire land mass. The island is approximately 35 km long with its widest point being 13 km wide.

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Panama

The Panama Canal is an artificial 77 km waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts across the Isthmus of Panama and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. There are locks at each end to lift ships up to Gatun Lake, an artificial lake created to…

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Cartagena

Cartagena was founded on June 1, 1533, and named after Cartagena, Spain, which in turn was named after Carthage in Tunisia. Settlement in the region around Cartagena Bay by various indigenous people dates back to 4000 BC. It is the fifth-largest city in Colombia and the second largest in the region.

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Oranjestad

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New York

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Niagara Falls

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Everglades

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Miami

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Grand Turk

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San Juan

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St. Thomas

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Half Moon Cay

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Mahahual

Mahahual is a village on the Costa Maya. Previously a fishing village, it is now a rapidly developing tourist center. The village of Mahahual is only about 3 kilometers away from the Costa Maya cruise port, and cruise ships can easily be seen from the village. Mahahual has soft sand beaches, grass thatched palapas, and…

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Roatán

Roatán is the largest of Honduras’ Bay Islands. The island was formerly known as Ruatan and Rattan. It is approximately 77 kilometres (48 mi) long, and less than 8 kilometres across at its widest point.

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Belize

Belize is the only country in Central America whose official language is English, though Belizean Creole (Kriol) and Spanish are also commonly spoken. With 22,800 square kilometres of land and as of 2014 a population of 340,844, Belize has the lowest population density in Central America. The country’s population growth rate of 1.97% per year…

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Cozumel

The name Cozumel was derived from the Mayan “Cuzamil” or “Ah Cuzamil Peten” in full, which means the Island of Swallows. The economy of Cozumel is based on tourism. There are a number of visitors to the islands balnearios, scuba diving, and snorkeling. The main town on the island is San Miguel de Cozumel.

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New Orleans

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Nashville

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Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Yellowstone, widely held to be the first national park in the world, is known for its wildlife and its many geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular features in the park.

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Grand Teton

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Jackson Hole

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Moab

Moab is a city in eastern Utah with a population of 5,046. Moab attracts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors to the nearby Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.

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Arches National Park

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Monument Valley

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Grand Canyon

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Antelope Canyon

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Bryce Canyon

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Death Valley

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Yosemite National Park

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San Francisco

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New York

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New York

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Big Sur

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San Fransisco

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Yosemite National Park

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