(01 April 2003)The Ultimate Desert Handbook is the first truly comprehensive handbook on desert travel and exploration, presenting the desert not as an alien environment to be overcome or endured, but rather as a fascinating opportunity for anyone eager to learn about and enjoy a different kind of outdoors experience. Assuming no prior desert know-how, this […]
(01 September 2007)Firmly ensconced in the budget travel canon, _Lonely Planet: India_has become as essential to sub-continental backpacker culture as the Himalayan hill stations, Arabian sea beaches and crafty rickshaw drivers it describes. Beyond the frank, thorough coverage of the country's highlights and pitfalls, indispensable maps and a snazzy ful […]
(21 October 2008)The photographers at National Geographicsome of the most peripatetic and adventurous people on Earthreveal wonders of nature so uniquely beautiful that we’re filled with hope and inspiration to celebrate and protect the world’s environments. _Visions of Paradise_ is the magnificent result of their work. Through breathtaking images from acros […]
(22 May 2003)Around the World, continent by continent, here is the best the world has to offer: 1,000 places guaranteed to give travelers the shivers. Sacred ruins, grand hotels, wildlife preserves, hilltop villages, snack shacks, castles, festivals, reefs, restaurants, cathedrals, hidden islands, opera houses, museums, and more. Each entry tells exactly why […]
(01 March 2001) The National Geographic Traveler Spain In-depth site descriptions and background information Insightful features on history, culture, and contemporary life More than 280 vivid color photographs 31 detailed, full-color maps Mapped walking, biking, and river tours Specially commissioned artwork Clear, easy-to-use design Complete visitor informa […]
Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 53, No. 1. (2002), pp. 133-160, doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.53.100901.135200▪ Abstract Ecologies shape cultures; cultures influence the development of personalities. There are both universal and culture-specific aspects of variation in personality. Some culture-specific aspects correspond to cultural syndromes such as complex […]
(01 August 1985)To scholars in the field, the need for an up-to-date overview of the art of South Asia has been apparent for decades. Although many regional and dynastic genres of Indic art are fairly well understood, the broad, overall representation of India's centuries of splendor has been lacking. _The Art of Ancient India _ is the result of the aut […]
Focus on form refers to instruction that focuses learners’ attention to linguistic structure within a meaningful context. In what ways do Swain (1985) and Van Patten (1990) provide empirical support for focus on form as opposed to an exclusive focus ...
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival is the main Chinese festival of the year. Reporters as Lauren Mack and Rose Mathews have written about Chinese traditional New Year celebration. In China it is customary to offer foods … Continu...
Las inundaciones que sufrió Vizcaya, pero especialmente Bilbao, en agosto de 1983 marcaron un antes y un después en la historia “del bocho”. Las causas de esta terrible catástrofe se centran en la llamada “gota fría” que supone una precipitación abundante y ráfagas de viento huracanas que en ocasiones pueden ir acompañadas de tormentas eléctricas […] […]
As we all know, tourist is the person who travels away from her home and spends more than 24 hours and less than a year in a certain place. People can travel for business and professional reasons, for leisure and holiday … Continue reading →
Segun las palabras del experto Mikel Aizpuru Murua afirma en su libro: “Barakaldo: Historia del siglo XX(1900-1937). Auge de una ciudad industrial de la margen izquierda” que el Barakaldo industrial comienza con la fusion de las tres empresas que formaron Altos Hornos de Vizcaya, a partir de entonces la anteiglesia de vizcaína se transformó en […] […]
It is now commonly known the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace, and the struggles that faces year by year by defeating the threats big enterprises -which try to achieve a direct […]