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Things to do in Peru

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Peru is a country situated in western South America. Moreover, Peru is known to be an extremely bio diverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region, to the peaks of the Andes mountains. Spending a holiday in Peru can be a lot of fun, and appropriate for outings with friends and family. Here are the best things to do in Peru:

Baker Lake Park

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This is a park that was built around a lake that is made by man. It has a paved walking as well as biking paths that go all the way around it. In addition, over there, there are a few shelters and good public restrooms. A group can enjoy a really nice relaxing walk around the lake. The fake coyotes keep the pesky geese away!! Additionally, one lap around the lake is equal to about a mile, and is walker, biker, and runner friendly. In case you have a license, try the fishing zone.

Illinois valley super bowl

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The Super bowl is a nice place that consists of a typical bowling alley, with everything you would expect to find. Kids and teenagers are welcomed to learn and to play bowling. Moreover, Sunday mornings are the best times to go there from 9 until noon to do the cheap bowling because it pretty empty. Furthermore, around 11, the leagues come in for practice, which is nice to watch.

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This consists of a casual dining establishment where there are occasionally musical entertainments and a great bar type menu as well as a good selection of beer and spirits. Food is nice over there and this place is good for a nice family dinner.

Peru Mall

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A great place for all fashion and shopping lovers. In fact, Peru Mall is a friendly and clean little shopping mall with a decent amount of stores in addition to a couple little eateries plus some pretty good prices.

Top Things To Do In Armenia

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When you are thinking about having a vacation, Armenia is not of the countries that will come into your mind when you are deciding where to go. However, Armenia is one of the most amazing countries in the world, and you need to visit it. If you are one of the people who like discovering the beauty of new countries, keep on reading as we guide you through the top things to do in Armenia.

Visit the ancient churches & ruins

Carmencitta Magazine - Top Things To Do In Armenia 1Armenia was one of the first countries that had adopted Christianity religion back in the 301AD (more than 1,700 oyears ago!). In fact, most of the churches that were built back then, have been restored. Moreover, today, the government gives you the ability to visit the sites of these inspiring millennium old monasteries. When you are there, you will be able to recognize the big amount of rich history of these churches that dates way back into the past.

Carmencitta Magazine - Top Things To Do In Armenia 2Indulge in the delicious local cuisine

 

Once you are there, you need to visit Cross of Unity restaurant in Echimiazin. In fact, this restaurant allows children to attend art classes for free, and gives people with disabilities the opportunity to work there in order to earn a living. Moreover, the restaurant offers excellent local food such as Morash (shredded chicken mixed with green peas) and Kyufta (handmade sausage beef, grains and sauteed mushrooms).

Carmencitta Magazine - Top Things To Do In Armenia 4Drink the famous Armenian coffee

The thing that makes Armenian coffee taste so good, and so different than all other coffees, is its preparation method. Moreover, in order to prepare it, they crush the coffee beans, add water to it, and then heat it in a special Armenian coffee pot where it’s narrower at the top. Once the coffee mixture start to rise and foam, it’s ready for drinking!

How to start Roller Skating

Roller skating can be anything from a sport to a hobby to a great way to get in shape. This article will guide you through how to roller skate so you can achieve your goal whether it be having fun or losing weight.

Roller skating has a lot of pros and cons that should be considered carefully before you ever strap on a pair of skates.

Benefits
  1. It gives you about the same workout as jogging.
  2. It’s an aerobic exercise that gives you a complete body workout.
  3. It releases endorphins which can improve your overall mood.
  4. Regular skating can help you lose 9kg.
Risks
  1. Roller skating was ranked 14th out of the 15 most dangerous sports.
  2. The rate of injury among skaters was estimated to be 3.4 injuries for every 1000 people.

 

Pick Your Skates
  • The first thing you’ll have to do is assemble the right equipment. There are 2 main types of roller skates: inline and quads skates.

Inline Skates: Often called rollerblades, have 4 or 5 wheels in a row.

Quad Skates: These skates have a wheel in each corner attached to a boot.

Safety Equipment

 

  1. Padded shorts.
  2. Knee pads.
  3. Wrist Guards.
  4. A helmet.
  5. Maintain your skates properly so they do not malfunction while you’re skating.
  6. Be sure that your skates fit to prevent an injury to your ankle.
  7. Find a flat, smooth place to skate.

Starting
  1. Place your feet in a V shape.
  2. Start skating by pushing one leg away from the V. Follow that foot with your other foot.
  3. Loosen up.
  4. Find the foot that you favor most and lead off with that one.
Stopping

 

  • Stopping on a quad skate is pretty simple because it has a toe stop, which is the ball shaped part on the front of the skate.
  1. Tilt your skate until you’re pushing down on the toe stop.
  2. Press it slowly against the ground.
Turning

 

  • Lean in the direction you would like to move and let your feet follow you.
    Roller-skating is a fun and beneficial exercise. Remember to take the correct safety precautions and don’t forget to enjoy it!

 

Things To Do In Dwarka

Dwarka is a municipality of Devbhoomi Dwarka district in the state of Gujarat in northwestern India. Moreover, it is located on the western shore of the Okhamandal Peninsula, on the right bank of the Gomti River. In 2011 it had a population of 38,873. Are you thinking about visiting this beautiful place? Keep on reading as we guide you through the best things to do in Dwarka.

Dwarkadhish Temple

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Dwarkaa is one of the most fantastic places in India. In fact, in Dwarkadhish Temple, you can do all the things any tourist will enjoy, such as shopping. In fact, once you get there, you cannot but feel peace when you look at Lord Krishna’ statue. Divinity is all over the air, which makes you mood go from bad to great. Words are not enough to describe the place, and once you go there, you will know why.

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This place is a must visit for people who are visiting the Jyotirling. Over there, you will find a huge statue that will take your breath away with its beauty. Moreover, the temple’s location is easy to find because it is located on the main road and well recognized by a huge shiv statue outside the temple. In fact, the jyortiling darshan are very calm and soothing.

Bhait Dwarika

Carmencitta Magazine - things to do in dwarka 3The ride to get to that place is too much fun, as you will be riding a boat to island town of bhait Dwarka (Gujaratis pronounce it as Bet Dwarka). However, make sure to know when to go, because the temple will be closed from 1 P.M to 5 P.M so plan your journey accordingly. Moreover, the boats are available at 20 min interval and charge about 10-20 Rs. One-way. In fact, Indians call this place “Gods home”, and ou will know why once you visit.

Top Things to Do In Romania

Romania is considered to be one of the most beautiful countries in Eastern Europe, it attracts millions of tourists every year with its picturesque landscapes, significant landmarks, and unique culture. There are so many beautiful reasons to visit Romania, because it is able to welcome you whether you are looking for mountain hikes, sea water, or forests to explore. Keep on reading as we guide you through the top things to do in Romania.

Peles Castle

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This is, without any doubt, one of the most exceptional tourist attractions in Romania. In fact, its fabulous architecture as well as its rich heritage, make it a place worth visiting. The location of the castle is near Sinaia in Prahova County, within the majestic Carpathian Mountains. In fact, Peles Castle was built by King Carol I of Romania between the years 1839 and 1914. Moreover, when the king built it,  it was meant to serve as the monarch’s summer retreat. The cost for this incredible landmark, cost him about $120 million in today’s currency.

Bran Castle

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The Bran Castle is also known as Dracula’s Castle, it can be found, no surprise, in Bran, in close proximity to the important city of Brasov. In fact, this Castle is looked at as the home of the famous Dracula character brought to life by Bram Stoker, but its history is much more comprehensive than that. Moreover, in our days, the Bran Castle is a museum that contains a huge collection of art pieces as well as furniture that belonged to Queen Marie.

Neamt Citadel

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The Neamt Citadel can be found in the northeastern part of the Country, in close proximity to Targu Neamt in Neamt County. In fact, its elegant structure was built when Petru I of Moldavia was in charge, in Moldavia in the 14th century. Moreover, the structure of this Citadel was constructed using river stone and quarry stone, and it features a defensive ditch that separates it from the rest of the plateau.

Things to do in Galveston

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Galveston is an island city that locates on the Gulf Coast of Texas. Galveston is known for having Moody Gardens, giant glass pyramids house sharks, as well as monkeys and other animals. Moreover, you will find over there, some amusement rides and restaurants on the south shore. Take a trip with us, as we guide you through the best and most fun things to do in Galveston.

Bishop’s Palace

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This is a must see when you are touring Texas Gulf Coast Island. In fact, there exist some jewel in the center that is considered to be one of the finest things that are still remaining in the state. This place is still in a great shape considering the age and storms it has been through, however, it is now undergoing some restoration. Over there, a self-tour that you can hear by a headphone, is enough to make you enjoy it.

Tree Sculptures

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Back in September 2008, Galveston was hit by a big hurricane as well as a national financial crisis. Moreover, along with lives and homes, the hurricane destroyed thousands of 100 year old oak trees. Pay the place a visit, and take your time to enjoy it. In the Chamber of Commerce, you can find a map that can guide you while you enjoy the magic of the place, and take some photos up close.

The Strand

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You can always have fun on The Strand, it is an area that is lined with shops, candy stores, as well as restaurants.  Moreover, you can find shoes, clothing, handbags, home décor, gift items, beachwear and many other items over there. Additionally, The Strand is as well a great place for you and your family to sit and buy something cold to drink, while you read a book and relax. Make sure you visit it while in Galveston!

 

Things to do in San Antonio

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The City Of San Antonio is considered to be the Number 7 on the list of “the most populated cities in America”, with a population of 1,409,019. Moreover, it is considered to be one of the fastest growing cities in the world. This marvelous and giant city has a lot to offer. You can go there on a vacation in order to escape the routine that is taking over your life. Moreover, in order to make it easier for you, we have gathered some tourist attraction sites in a list for you to find things to do in San Antonio.

River Walk

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The San Antonio river walk is one of the most beautiful areas over there. This is appropriate for families because there is a lot of food and shopping for everyone. Once you are there, you should take the boat tour to see everything from another angle. Additionally, make sure you walk both directions and both sides of the River Walk so that you don’t miss anything.

Mission San Jose

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This is a beautiful and lovely stop. While on the mission trail, you will be glad you took the time. How much time? Well you can go as fast or as slow as you like but if you give yourself a good hour you’ll likely be ready for the next stop soon. While here do take the time to wander the quiet areas located throughout the grounds. Read the information, touch the past and you will be rewarded with a deeper understanding of the roots of this area and our country.

The Alamo

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In fact, this is a tour in San Antonio that is well worth your time. It is so impressive to see the site as it now stands. The great big wooden doors and the grounds with huge oaks. You would just love it, especially of you have seen the movie!

Skiing On Your Mind?

Skiing is a hobby that most of people are into. This hobby includes two gliding metals that are worn in the feet and used to glide over snow from a hill top to its bottom. However, in many countries, snow is a rare thing to be found or it is only seasonal. This is why, we have gathered for you today, the best places and countries to visit when you and your friends are planning for a skiing trip.

France

France has been one of the top skiing destinations all over Europe. The reason for that is the multiple opportunities and the plenty facilities that are available over there. Slopes are uncountable, not to mention the very beautiful resorts that are available near every slot. The most important and famous slot is the French Alps where every facility is available helping you enjoy your vacation to the maximum.

Canada

Canada is usually always on top when it comes to resorts. In fact, Whistler is known to be the best place for a vacation. Moreover, due to its uncountable vast forests and mountains, Canada is a perfect skiing destination.

 

Bulgaria

This is the best cheap ski destination in the world. The country has been working for years to generate the most beautiful ski slopes in the world, and the result was great! The prices remain cheap and the resorts over there are excellent.

 

 

Switzerland

This is one of the most amazing alpine countries due to the uncountable number and variety of terrains over there. Throughout the country, breath taking scenes and lakes await you.

Austria

Of course, this is a choice no one can forget. We have all heard of people going to Austria in order to practice the hobby of skiing. It’s one of the most idyllic skiing destinations in the world and offers beautiful ski towns and traditional villages to explore.

Mountain Climbing

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Overview Mountain Climbing

Mountain climbing is a great hobby and a sport that involves risk, danger, and hardship. Mountain climbing is not for everyone, although some can find it irresistible, as well as frustrating and sometimes even deadly. It can be rewarding, life changing experience and one of life’s greatest accomplishments. Moreover, it is excellent physical and mental conditioning. Also, it exercises and strengthens the back and leg muscles because of the constant movement and carrying of the heavy packs. Not to forget the attractive view you can see from the top of the mountains.

How To Start Mountain Climbing

1-Learning About the Sport.

Take your time in making research. Read up on everything you can, and be sure to check out as many different resources as possible. Websites, books and magazines each offer insight into the sport. You have to know everything from basic strategy to advanced techniques.

2-Practice the skills you can master away from the mountain.

Practice your climbing techniques. Things such as learning the proper way to tie climbing knots. Learning skills like these will not only make you more ready for the climb, they can also help build confidence.

3-Knowing the various climbing styles.

There are several choices of climbing but you have to well know the type you choose.

Types Of Climbing

There are different types of climbing:

  • Hiking on the lower elevation mountains. Includes various terrain such as rock, dirt, brush, talus and scree.
  • Traditional climbing on the moderate elevation mountains.
  • Scaling rock walls of mountains.
  • Climbing through snow and ice.
  • Climbing glaciers and alpine trekking.

Required Equipment

The amount of equipment will grow just like your experience and desire to go to mountains. But as a starter ,only you need a pair of good walking shoes, some waterproof jacket and pants. Also you need a good climbing rope and a helmet. For sure you will take a  backpack for daily tours.

 

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