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Masbate City

you can plan and begin your journey of discovery and exploration of the diverse and amazing natural and cultural wonders of Masbate. thumbnail right Magallanes Coliseum (File:Masbate city Sojourn 044.jpg) ;Magallanes Coliseum: The Magallanes Coliseum is a 1230 square meter amenity constructed in 2004 as a venue for sports, recreation, and other major city celebrations. Natural attractions ;Pawa Mangrove Nature Park: The city's biggest area of natural mangrove growth, with 300&


Kotor

his trade in Venice from 1477 to 1493. '''Kotor''' is a coastal town in Montenegro with a population of 23,500. It is well known for its stunning architecture and amazing natural setting. thumb right 320px Kotor Bay (Image:Kotor, Montenegro.jpg) Understand Kotor is situated in a most secluded part of Boka Kotorska bay, in the northern part of the Montenegro coast. It has developed around


Quito

of a modern library, education and research laboratories, classrooms, and seven-themed restaurants. USFQ is the only university in the world that owns a campus in the Galapagos Islands, one of Earth'’s most amazing natural laboratories, and a campus in the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve (Tiputini Biodiversity Station), one of Earth's most biodiverse area. History Universidad San Francisco de Quito USFQ was founded in 1988 by the ''Corporación de Promoción Universitaria'', its umbrella non-profit foundation. It was the first totally-private self-financed university in Ecuador. It was named after the city of Quito: San Francisco de Quito (not after the saint), in response to the need of a high-quality private higher-education (higher education) institution in Ecuador. It was officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Ecuador in October 1995 and accredited by CONESUP in May 2001. conesup.net. Current Colleges of the University In 2011, USFQ is divided in 16 academic colleges and institutes spread across three campuses across Ecuador (Cumbayá-Quito (Quito), Tiputini Biodiversity Station, and the Galápagos Islands ): *Madrid to Bogotá, Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Cartagena (Cartagena de Indias), Fortaleza, Guayaquil, Lima, London Gatwick, Milan, Panama City, Paris, Rome, Mahon, Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Quito, San José, Costa Rica, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santiago (Santiago, Chile), Tel Aviv and Toluca (Mexico City alternate airport (Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport)). '''Media Lengua''' (Spanish (Spanish language) for "''half language''" or "''in-between language''") is a language spoken in Salcedo, about 100 km south of Quito, Ecuador, by about 1,000 people of Native American (Indigenous peoples of the Americas) ancestry. It is usually classified as a mixed language as it combines Spanish vocabulary with a Quechua (Quechua language) grammatical system (grammar), most conspicuously morphology (morphology (linguistics)). Most of its lexemes, especially almost all content words, are of Spanish origin, only adapted to Quechua phonology, while its morphology, syntax and some particles (Grammatical particle) are Quechua. Summary Runway of the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito, Ecuador, taken from the airport's official website. '''Hugo Gilberto Cifuentes Navarro''' (Otavalo - Ecuador, 1923 - Quito - Ecuador, 2000) was a pioneering Latin American photographer. '''Estadio Chillogallo "Sociedad Deportiva Aucas"''', nicknamed ''La Caldera del Sur'', is a multi-use stadium in the south of Quito, Ecuador. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of Sociedad Deportiva Aucas. The stadium holds 22,000 spectators and built in 1987 and opened in 1994. '''Sangolquí''' is the seat of the Rumiñahui (Rumiñahui (canton)) canton in the province of Pichincha (Pichincha Province) in northern Ecuador. Access to the city of Quito through the village of Tumbaco or through the "Autopista General Rumiñahui (Rumiñahui (Inca warrior))" (General Rumiñahui Highway). He planned to go to Quito, Ecuador, and chair a university organic chemistry department. However, when while waiting in Havana, Cuba for his ship to Ecuador, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. The United States immediately entered World War II, and the traveller was stuck. Rosenkranz decided to make the best of his situation. He accepted the Cuban president Fulgencio Batista's offer to let all refugees stay in the country and work. - align center May 13 bgcolor #FFE5CC '''Colombia''', '''Ecuador''' and '''Venezuela''' are created from the dissolution (dissolution (law)) of Gran Colombia. Bogotá, Quito and Caracas are the respective capitals. - * Security concern over Google maps - India's President has warned that the Google map service could help terrorists by providing satellite photos of potential targets. * Former President of Ecuador, Lucio Gutiérrez Borbúa, deposed by the Ecuadorian military on April 20, 1995, after days of civil disturbances in Quito, returns voluntarily to Ecuador and is immediately locked in a maximum security prison cell in Quito, on charges of attempting to subvert national security, after having repeatedly stated to the international media that he continues to be the legitimate President of the Republic of Ecuador. (El Universo, Guayaquil) (article in Spanish). *Daniel Craig is announced as the sixth official James Bond actor. Though set inland, Quevedo's geographic location makes it an important logistics link between the Pacific coastal area's main population centers like Guayaquil, Santo Domingo and Manta and cities in the Andes highlands such as Ambato (Ambato, Ecuador) and Quito ''http: www.quevedo.gov.ec Site Fijos ciudad.aspx'', "La Cuidad" Gobierno Municipal de Quevedo 10 August 2010 . Because of its location west of the Andes mountains and right next to the Vinces River (a major waterway and tributary to the Pacific Ocean), the city is vulnerable to flooding ''http: www.columbiagazetteer.org main ViewPlace 0 115386'' Columbia Gazetteer of the World, Quevedo 10 August 2010 . Quevedo has a tropical wet climate, which, coupled with rich volcanic soils, produces excellent conditions for agriculture. '''Papallacta''' is a small village in Napo Province, Ecuador located at an altitude of 3,300 m in the Andes just off the Eastern Cordilleras on the road from Quito which leads into the Amazon (Amazon Rainforest) jungle. The scenic drive from Quito to Papallacta passes through several towns and small villages before ascending to a peak of over 4,000 m where views of mountains and glaciers are visible. Descending from the peak to Papallacta, one passes through the portal where the ecosystems transform from alpine to tropical jungle. *Paco León, Spanish actor *Paco Moncayo, mayor of Quito, Ecuador *Paco Peña, Spanish Flamenco guitarist Ecuador * San Francisco de Quito University (Universidad San Francisco de Quito), Quito, Ecuador Artistic career Cobo has lived and worked in places ranging from his native Cali and nearby Bogotá to Quito, Chicago, New York, Tucson and Madrid, something which has given him a broad vision of art. His work has been featured in both group and individual exhibitions since 1977, in Colombia and around the world. *Palmetto Bay (Palmetto Bay, Florida), Florida, '''United States''' commons:Quito


Kyrgyzstan

by Kyrgyzstan's amazing natural beauty although travel by car through mountain passes and villages is not advisable. Although bride-kidnapping is illegal in Kyrgyzstan, it is still common, particularly in rural areas, so women should be very careful - it would therefore be preferable that women travel with male family members or other men who they can trust to keep them safe. According to the United States Embassy, two American women were bride-knapped in rural Kyrgyzstan in 2007, and you certainly


Mauritius

views of this breathtaking part of the island. *'''Safari quad biking trips''' — Experience an adventurous Quad biking activity in the most amazing natural setting! quad-biking activity in the 4,500 hectares of Yemen natural reserve park. More than a quad bike outing, it is a trip through a real safari. During the trip it is possible to see deers, zebras, ostriches, African antelopes, wild boars and many more; this a very big added bonus to this activity *'''Swim''' &mdash


Dubai

to the desert conditions, there are actually amazing natural destinations in the Emirate of Dubai, which extends into Hatta. There are pristine waterfalls, cliffs lined with fossils, even freshwater lakes. * Commons:Category:Dubai Wikipedia:Dubai Dmoz:Regional Middle East United Arab Emirates Dubai


Buenos Aires

, the area behind the famous Cathedral, whose gardens take over the tracks and lead to an open view of the river, as well as the areas around Plaza Mitre where time seems to have stopped. San Isidro is still the oldest and most traditional neighborhood in the area. * Iguaçu Falls - too far for a day trip but close enough for a 2-3 day trip and one of the world's most amazing natural wonders. Accessible via air (1:40h flight) or bus. Commons:Category:Buenos Aires Wikipedia:Buenos Aires Dmoz:Regional South America Argentina Provinces Buenos Aires City


Ecuador

amazing natural laboratories, and a campus in the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve (Tiputini Biodiversity Station), one of Earth's most biodiverse area. Current Colleges of the University In 2011, USFQ is divided in 16 academic colleges and institutes spread across three campuses across Ecuador (Cumbayá-Quito (Quito), Tiputini Biodiversity Station, and the Galápagos Islands ): The ''' Ruddy Pigeon''' (''Patagioenas subvinacea'') is a largish pigeon (dove) which breeds from Costa Rica south to western Ecuador, Bolivia, and central Brazil. It belongs to a clade of small and rather plain species of ''Patagioenas'' with characteristic calls that constitute the subgenus ''Oenoenas''. Mahler, Bettina & Tubaro, Pablo L. (2001): Relationship between song characters and morphology in New World pigeons. ''Biological Journal of the Linnean Society'' '''74'''(4): 533–539.


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