Gay Travel Info For South America

Gay Travel Info For South America

Gay people who want to have a great vacation in South America now have a lot more destinations to choose from. The continent has a massive variety of places to go and things to do and increasingly vocal gay rights movements have ensured that it is safer than ever. There are lots of companies now offering gay vacations to South America.

Brazil is still the top gay destination in South America. Rio has long been popular with gay travelers as has Sao Paulo the two largest cities in the country. Now there are more destinations north of the cities, along the coast from Salvador to Fortaleza so gay travelers can get out of the cities and explore.

Buenos Aires has been an increasingly popular gay destination for some time and no wonder. This most European of South American cities has tons of gay bars, clubs and cafes. Palermo has some very chic gay friendly hotels and a wealth of top quality shopping and eating opportunities. San Telmo, the neighborhood for tango is also a great place to hang out and you can even take a gay tango class. The residents of Buenos Aires like to think of themselves as modern and liberal and it is possible to have a same sex civil union in the city.

Bogota, the exciting capital of Colombia is no longer associated with drug lords and terrorists and is a safe destination for anyone. Colombia is a rising travel destination and thanks to some recent laws same sex couples have the same rights as straight couples. There is a gay neighborhood in Bogota called Chapinero Alto which is full of bars, clubs and some hotels. In June, Bogota hosts a growing gay pride event. All in all Bogota is a great destination for gay travelers looking …

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Information About Astral Travel With Crystals

Information About Astral Travel With Crystals

A lot of people have done astral travel without any aids, but there are some people who have done it with the use of crystals. This is something that people have found to be useful. Here is some information about astral travel with crystals that you might find helpful and useful.

Clear Quartz – The first crystal that people use is clear quartz. This is known as the ultimate protection and booster stone. It can be used for its own special properties and it can also be used in giving more power to the other stones. It can be put in a pocket, under a pillow, or in a pouch with the other stones you use.

Opal – The second crystal that people use is the common opal. If you’re laying down, you can put one or two of the stones on the third eye. A good combination for starting out is this and the clear quartz. You can use any opal. It’s also a good a good idea to put the opal on your third eye and the chakras at the solar plexus, and keep the quartz for the heart chakra. It’s also a good idea to put stones on the solar plexus, as this is where your protective cord originates from which ties your spirit to your body.

Sodalite – This crystal is a good one for you to use if you can’t get to that deep relaxed state that you need.

Linarite – This is something that is hard for people to find, but it’s a stone that is specific for metaphysical tasks that are focused. It’s something that is going to keep you focused and help to stop your mind from going to other things.

There are a couple of things that you should remember when …

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9 Things Travel Companies Must Pack Into Their Websites

9 Things Travel Companies Must Pack Into Their Websites

I have a few relatives, who see traveling as a huge waste of money. “You go, you spend lots of money and then you come home. And, what do you have to show for it all”? Poor Uncle Joe; he never took a vacation more than 100 miles away from his own front door. He certainly missed out on one of life’s great experiences – traveling the world and marveling at the many wonderful things in life that can stimulate our senses. The Sights. The Sounds. The Smells. The Tastes. The Feel. Merveilleux!

Years ago, many of those from “the greatest generation” primarily spent their vacations visiting and staying with out-of-town relatives. Some went away just to escape the sweltering heat of the city. Others often chose modest getaways that weren’t too far from home or too expensive to visit. The accounts of their vacation experiences have become legendary. Are they not best remembered by the home movies and slide shows, which inspired so many of our parent’s most artful excuses to “make it an early night?” Anything to beg out and avoid the boredom of watching those same embarrassing old films of Aunt Rose in her bulging, one piece bathing suit. And, did they really care enough to need to find out what some squirrel did with an acorn in the Pocono woods five years earlier? Neither scene was ever inspiring enough to trigger a copycat vacation booking by my parents.

Times certainly have changed. Today, almost everyone looks forward to a memorable vacation. The word “memorable” is strongly emphasized, since huge numbers of people now go on vacations to emotionally “connect” with interesting and often exotic places and peoples. And, we all seem to want to share our wonderful experience with others – but, not by way of …

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Ski Report – El Nino Dumps on El Tahoe! You Should See Lake Tahoe’s Highest Peaks

Ski Report - El Nino Dumps on El Tahoe! You Should See Lake Tahoe's Highest Peaks

The classic Tahoe dump is happening right now. It’s the kind of snowfall that will be recalled for years to come in a litany of tall tales that start with “Do you remember the snow of January 2010?”

A series of winter storms that began during the Martin Luther King holiday on January 17 delivered a couple of feet of snow to Lake Tahoe’s highest peaks and nearly a foot at lake level. But that’s just the beginning. As the week progresses, the storms are expected to become more ferocious, with colder temperatures and more precipitation. By Saturday, the Sierra crest will most likely have 10 feet of fresh snow. Forecasters are expecting this to be the most snow-producing series of storms the Sierra has seen in the last five years. It looks like El Niño is here to stay for the rest of January.

As of Tuesday, January 19, Alpine Meadows, Boreal, Northstar-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood, and Squaw Valley are reporting more than 20 inches of new snow. Sugar Bowl and Sierra-at-Tahoe are reporting 18 inches, and Heavenly has nearly a foot of the fresh stuff. So far this year the Tahoe resorts with the deepest snowpacks-all greater than 80 inches–are Alpine Meadows, Kirkwood, Squaw Valley, and Sugar Bowl. The southern Sierra is enjoying the benefits of the same weather pattern. Mammoth Mountain reports 33 inches of new snow since the week began, and boasts a base of up to 90 inches. Nearby June Mountain has received a foot of fresh snow. The eastern Sierra above 7,000 feet is expected to have 5 to 7 feet of new snow by late Saturday.

The strongest weather is expected to arrive late today, with heavy precipitation and high winds carrying over into Thursday. After a break on Friday and Saturday, more snow is …

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