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1 of 1000: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Everyone has seen the world famous Niagara Falls (at least on pictures or on TV) …but, the Niagara Falls have even much more to offer than one might think. The up to almost 6 million liters of water per second that form the Niagara River rushing down the Falls are nothing short of spectacular. Even … Continue reading »

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1 of 1000: Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA

This is the third time that I visited Pike Place Market and there is no way I am getting tired of it. This place is full of fresh fruit stands, the amazing yelling fish vendors, dozens of tiny shops with weird things and many, many stands of local artists trying to sell their art to … Continue reading »

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1 of 1000: Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, Canada

The┬áSun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a replica of a classical Chinese garden as they have been built in Suzhou, China in the Ming dynasty (1386-1644). It was the first Chinese garden outside of China that was built exactly like the old ones in China. Not only did they solely use materials imported from China, … Continue reading »

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1 of 1000: Lake Taupo & Huka Lodge, New Zealand

Don’t let yourself be fooled by the shortness of this article. Even though I won’t write a lot about our visit to Lake Taupo, believe me, this place is really something to be seen… The book listed both, Lake Taupo and the Huka Lodge, as one place of the 1000 Places To See Before You … Continue reading »

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1 of 1000: Bubbling Rotorua, New Zealand

Since we only had 9 days in New Zealand, we had to make them count. Being on the north island, we decided to see the volcanic region around Rotorua, which is also 1 of the 1000 Places To See Before You Die. As it turned out, that was a great decision. Rotorua is famous for … Continue reading »

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