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Facts About Grand Canyon National Park

The 1.2 million acre Grand Canyon National Park is one of America’s earliest national parks and was established in February of 1919. There are very few places on earth that are as profound or can evoke such feelings of awe and wonderment like the Grand Canyon in Arizona does. Whether you are first time visitor or […]

Mt Rushmore Presidents – FAQs and Facts

Where is Mount Rushmore? Mount Rushmore presidents were carved out of a granite rock face in the Black Hills of South Dakota, USA. Who Built Mount Rushmore? Gutzon Borglum, a master sculpture, conceived and carved Mount Rushmore Memorial. He was assisted by over 400 other rock carvers and explosive experts. When Was Mount Rushmore Built? […]

Casco Viejo Panama – The Old Quarter

Casco Viejo is the “Old Quarter” in Panama City; the capital of Panama. It may be said of many places in the world that a visitor would feel like they were, “stepping back in time” when they visit for the very first time. The Old Quarter is such a place. Casco Viejo is a World […]

Old Panama City Attractions

Old Panama City in the nation’s may well be one of the best unknown jewels of Central America, if not the world; yet to be discovered by vacationing world travellers. Panama City – The Capital Some visitors to Panama City, the capital, have described it as a cosmopolitan metropolis, small in size but rivalling some […]

Caravan Tour Includes Chagres River Cruise

Although visitors to this central American country generally overlook the significance of the Chagres River Panama, we have included this river cruise on our fully guided Caravan Panama tour. Our tour begins in Panama City, which is recognized internationally as a great place to live, work, and even retire. As well, the architectural ruins and […]

What You Need to Know About Monteverde Costa Rica

  Monteverde Costa Rica is one of this country’s most popular tourist destinations in part, because of the incredible biodiversity contained within its amazing wildlife refuges. Monteverde, which means “Green Mountain,” is located in the province of Puntarenas and is one of the lushest areas in Costa Rica, drawing thousands of tourists each year. Like […]

Costa Rica Green Turtle Research Station

Much of the financial support for the efforts of the John H. Phipps Green Turtle Research Station came from John H. Phipps himself. The research facility was established over two decades ago and is named in his honor. The Caribbean Islands and the countries of Central America are known internationally as much for their efforts in […]