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Tequisquiapan

a popular day for confirmations, first communions and other similar ceremonies. The day ends with a large frame called a castillo (castle ) filled with fireworks which is set alight. For Holy Week, the town holds an annual Passion Play. This event begins in the main square in front of the Santa María de la Asunción Temple and passes through the streets of the town to a site called Monte Calvario, named after the place where Jesus was crucified. Here

and 2010 and dates from 750 to 900 CE., around the time of the fall of Teotihuacan. It has been proposed to make it an ecotourism site called Dö Mëkuni. In addition to conserving the areas flora and fauna, it proposes to offer activities such as rappelling, zip-lines, rock climbing, fishing and more, along with a museum dedicated to the archeological site.


Santa Tecla, El Salvador

kinkajous, armadillos (locally known as cuzucos), rabbits, Central American agouti, and many others. Another attraction is the site called “El Infiernillo” (the little hell) a small area of land where steam is emanating deep from the depths of the earth. The park monitors this volcanic activity with the help of high tech equipment donated by the Spanish International Cooperation Agency (AECI) in 2004 for purposes of education and scientific research. At the end of the 45 minutes walk


Downtown Jacksonville

Downtown Jacksonville originated at a crossing of the St. Johns River known to the Seminole as ''Wacca Pilatka'', to the Spanish as the ''Pass de San Nicolas'', and to later British settlers as the Cow Ford. Histories of the city report that there was once an Indian village at the site called Ossachite. White settlement in the area began during Florida's British period (British Florida) (1763–1783), when the East Florida government built the King's Road to connect St. Augustine


Huamantla

and at its height had a population of about 3,500 inhabitants. The village near Huamantla extended over an area of between three and five hectares. The next regional center of power was in a settlement which is now an archeological site called Los Cerritos de Natividad, east of Huamantla, whose influence extended over fourteen communities. This era is distinguished with the building of pyramid and planned urban centers.


Ocotlán de Morelos

left Hall on upper level of the former monastery The ethnicity of the first populations of this area is not known, but one of the earliest settlements is a site called Tortolita, located two km from the modern town center. When the Spanish arrived, the settlement had about 2,000 inhabitants, which is why the monastery was eventually founded here.


Orleans, Massachusetts

also came to the town. In fact, it was in Eastham that Henry Beston wrote ''The Outermost House.'' The town is discussed at some length in Henry David Thoreau's (Henry David Thoreau) ''Cape Cod'' as the somewhat rugged site of one of New England's largest summer "camp-meeting" evangelistic gatherings in the mid-19th century. The gatherings were at times attended by at least "one hundred and fifty ministers, (!) and five thousand hearers" at a site called Millennium


Mymensingh

Brahmaputra-Meghna confluence, in the locality of Langalbandh, is still considered sacred by Hindus. Near the confluence is a major early historic site called Wari-Bateshwar (Wari-Bateshwar ruins). Bangladesh's tribal population was enumerated at 897,828 in the 1981 census. These tribes are concentrated in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and around Mymensingh, Sylhet, and Rajshahi. They are of Sino


Hermosillo

, Sonora Destinos de Sonora first José Rómulo last Félix Gastélum publisher Government of Sonora location Hermosillo, Sonora language Spanish trans_title Hermosillo, Sonora Destinations of Sonora accessdate January 13, 2010 History thumb left Anastasio Cuca, Yaqui people Yaqui (File:Anastacio Cuca 1887.jpg) leader, 1887. Evidence of the area's first inhabitants date back 3,000 years, much of which are from a site called


Podgorica

. The magazines and a web site called "Free Art Campaign" report that the artist has been arrested by the Serbian authorities for his performances, which are meant to offer a scathing meditation on the hyperreality and media representation of the Yugoslav Wars. On April 30, 1999 the Free Art Campaign announces that Maver has been found dead in a prison cell in Podgorica, Kosovo. In March 2000, after alternative art spaces such as Kapelica Gallery in Ljubljana, Forte


Alsace-Lorraine

with minutes left in the game. "Titans Taking Aim At Regional", ''The Alexandria-Gazette'' Sports Section, Monday November 15, 1971 thumb left 300px A memorial slab marks the location of the original railcar at Armistice Clearing. (File:Clairiere de l'Armistice 2 Compiegne.jpg) A memorial site called ''Clairière de l'Armistice'' ("Glade of the Armistice", or "Armistice Clearing") covers the historic treaty area. Additions include a statue


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