Montevideo

Montevideo is the capital, largest city, and chief port of Uruguay. Natural World Montevideo is located in the south of the country, at the northern mouth of the Río de la Plata (River Plate) estuary. Wiki Montevideo Planeta.com Uruguay

Cusco

Cusco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. VISITING? LOCATION – TRANSPORTATION – The airport is at the edge of the city. There are daily internal flights to and from Lima, Arequipa and small jungle airstrips in the Amazon. Cusco is connected …

Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain. NATURAL WORLD Madrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, the park is now entirely surrounded by the city. CULTURAL WORLD Museo Reina Sofia, Santa Isabel #52 Madrid …

Washington, DC

Photo: Web Workshop Washington, D.C., or the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. The city was specifically designed for the federal government and is not part of any state. City Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in …

Brussels

Photo: Toerisme Vlaanderen Brussels is the capital and largest city of Belgium and de facto the capital of the European Union (EU). It has more than 40 square metres of green spaces per resident, making it the greenest capital in Europe. But it is more than parks and the Foret de Soignes that the city embraces. It is committed to …

Amsterdam

While Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherands, the seat of government is the Hague and the provincial capital is Haarlem. NATURAL WORLD Amsterdam is located on the banks of two bodies of water, the IJ bay and the Amstel river. CULTURAL WORLD Amsterdam is noted for many outstanding museums, including the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk …

Durban

The Zulu name for the coastal city of Durban is ‘eThekwini’ meaning ‘where the ocean and earth meet.’ Natural World Durban has a warm, humid climate and beautiful beaches. The city is touted as the country’s surf capital. In fact Durban is home to South Africa’s only surfing museum, the TimeWarp Surfing Museum. Sharks The sardine run is an …