Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

I amsterdam 2

I amsterdam 2

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From the popular Dam Square, the historical centre and beating heart of Amsterdam, our guided tour continues past two of the city’s visible landmarks, the Mint Tower (Munttoren) or Coin Tower with a clock

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I amsterdam

I amsterdam

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Tolerance and diversity, windmills and cheese, canals and bridges, museums and century-old buildings, history and culture, Anne Frank and Van Gogh: this is Amsterdam in a nutshell. By the number Amsterdam has 31 museums,

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The Souris Swinging  Bridge, Canada`s longest footbridge

The Souris Swinging Bridge, Canada`s longest footbridge

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If you are looking for a great way to escape from hustle and bustle of the city take a day trip and hit the road to Souris, a small quiet town in southwestern Manitoba.

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Brussels – the “European Village”

Brussels – the “European Village”

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Squeezing the many must-sees of a city in one day? Short on time we did it in Brussels through De Boeck sight-seeing tours after an almost 3-hour Eurail trip from Amsterdam. Brussels (also Bruxelles)

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Petra, Jordan, the “Lost City of Stone”

Petra, Jordan, the “Lost City of Stone”

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One of the places you have to see before you die according to the BBC and Smithsonian Magazine is Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the

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Palmyra, Syria, “Bride of the Desert”

Palmyra, Syria, “Bride of the Desert”

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We toured Syria, home to world’s oldest civilizations dating back to 6,600 BC, for three days in an October autumn a few years before the country under President Bashar al-Assad was embroiled in the

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St. Petersburg, Russia, a “Living Museum” (Part II)

St. Petersburg, Russia, a “Living Museum” (Part II)

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By land and by sea in two days – that’s how we experience St. Petersburg, considered as one of the most magically beautiful places on the planet. Built over 42 islands with 5 million

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St. Petersburg, Russia, a “Living Museum”

St. Petersburg, Russia, a “Living Museum”

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On the Gulf of Finland in northern Russia is Saint Petersburg, the former capital and cultural centre of the Russian Empire founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703. Originally named after St. Peter,

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Helsinki, “The White City of the North”

Helsinki, “The White City of the North”

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With just one short rainy and sunny August day in Helsinki, the northernmost European capital of Finland, you can’t miss a city by the sea with its 180,000 islands spread on a beautiful archipelago

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