Archive for September, 2011
Mazatlan’s Estrella Del Mar Sea Turtle Sanctuary Gives Visitors the Opportunity to Learn about Protecting Sea Turtles
If you are visiting Estrella del Mar in Mazatlan, Mexico, you will want to take advantage of a free tour of the Turtle Preserve. This on site facility was established to help protect the sea turtle. You’ll learn all about this facinating species and will be given the opportunity to observe them up close, and [...]
The Department of Environment along with the DurrellWildlife Conservation Trust and various other international partners have come together to try and save the mountain chickens, one of the worldās largest species of frogs also called in scientific terms the Leptodactylus fallax. Montserrat is one of only two sites where the once-common mountain chicken (previously one [...]
LONDON, England – Ecuador has been announced as a major sponsor and exhibitor of the National Chocolate Week in London. The South American countryās presence at what is the UKās biggest and most indulgent chocolate celebration aims to showcase the very best produce the region has to offer and further cements its position as one [...]
16 October 2011 – 19 February 2012 This exhibition is part of a major “Euro-regional” programme run by the Nord- Pas de Calais Association of Museum Curators, entitled “Dessiner-Tracer” (Draw-Trace), which brings together 28 museums around the theme of drawing, amongst which the institutions of Picardie and Belgium.
(SAN FRANCISCO/TORONTO) ā SEPTEMBER 27, 2011 – Lucerne, the famous resort town at the shores of Lake Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland, right at the foot of Mount Pilatus and the Alps, has won the bid to serve as Destination Host to the Adventure Travel Trade Associationās (ATTA) ninth annual Adventure Travel World Summit [...]
Picturesque Red Wing, Minnesota Offers a Holiday & Winter Events Guide that Includes the Holiday Stroll Nov. 25, 2011
There is perhaps no more picturesque town for winter activities than Red Wing, Minnesota. Located about an hour from the Twin Cities along the bluffs of the Mississippi, Red Wing offers outdoor sports such as skiing, hiking and birding as well as indoor activities such as antique and specialty gift shopping, cultural entertainment and traditional [...]
The Big Sur International Marathon finds itself in prestigious company, alongside Boston and New York City, having been named one of America’s top three marathons by the editors of Runner’s World magazine.
McAllen, Texas – If you’re into the paranormal, and like to sit around campfires listening to ghost stories, we’ve got a treat for you. The McAllen area is full of things that go bump in the night, strange mysterious occurrences and tales of the unexplained. We invite you to come discover our haunted places. Sleep [...]
Halloween and birdwatching are fall traditions in southwestern Ontario where milder temperatures and late fall colours attract families to Ontario Parks along Lake Erie and Lake Huron. At several provincial parks, campers decorate their campsites for kids’ trick or treat and park natural heritage education programs offer unique ways for kids to learn about creatures [...]
KEY LARGO, Florida Keys — Blackwater Sound is to become a backdrop for piratical plundering and pillaging as the fourth annual Key Largo Pirates Fest, set for Oct. 20-23, celebrates the āreturnā of notorious 19th-century pirate Black Caesar.