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Explorers and researchers have been visiting the continent of Antarctica for decades, although throughout history, the voyages getting to the mostly untouched land have been met with tales of unprecedented struggles and defeat. Today, thanks to modern ships and experienced crew, getting to Antarctica is no longer what it once was.
...There is constant turmoil within the country due to political issues, but politics aside, Bolivia is one of the most fascinating countries most will never visit. The micro-climates alone and the differences between each region are practically mind-blowing as in one day, it’s possible to be high up in the Andes Mountains covered in snow and in just a few hours, it’s possible to be at the bottom depths of the rainforest, dripping in sweat from the extreme heat.
When visiting California, for most, taking a trip to experience the beauty (and wine) of Napa Valley is one of the most desired things to do. The region is famous for its superb wines and visitors can’t help but get caught up in the moment of going from tasting room to tasting room. With so many different options of places to visit for tastings, it’s easy to overlook or miss some of the best.
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25th, 2016, and many of the parks are planning to celebrate the centennial of Woodrow Wilson putting pen to paper to “conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and … leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”
On Sunday, May 29th, over Memorial Day weekend, the world’s largest single day sporting event will celebrate its 100th running, with 33 IndyCar drivers competing with 300,000+ attendees watching. The iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway plays host to this massive event, where about 250,000 folks get ticketed seats in the grandstand and the rest head to the Snake Pit, the largest infield party, where typically the young at heart dress in their best Americana garb, drink loads of beer and dance to electronic dance music, this year headlined by Skrillex.
All German beer labels carry the inscription, “Gebraut nach dem deutschen Reinheitsgebot” or “Gebraut nach dem Bayerischen Reinheitsgebot von 1516” (brewed according to the German Purity Law or the Bavarian Purity Law of 1516). The law, which is the oldest, still valid, food safety law in the world, was a ducal decree issued on April 23, 1516 by the Bavarian co-rulers Duke Wilhelm IV and Duke Ludwig X.