University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, RomaniaHoliday destinations abroad
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IntroductionRio de Janeiro - BrasilMachu Picchu PeruParis FranceTaj Mahal IndiaGreat Wall of China
Introduction Its a big world out there,so big that it can be daunting to decide what international destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. From natural wonders to man-made masterpieces, from wildlife to cityscapes, the choices are seemingly endless. Dont let indecision get you down, or worse, delay the planning of your next trip.
RIO DE JANEIRO-BRASIL
Known as theCidade Maravilhosa, or the Marvelous City,Rio de Janeirohas more than 20 beaches and many dramatic landmarks, including the much-photographedChrist the Redeemer statuethat overlooks the city. The thriving metropolitan area, with its exceptional architecture, museums, galleries, and restaurants, sits on the magnificent Guanabara Bay against a rugged backdrop of forested mountains, making for one of the most stunning settings in the world.
Rio de Janeiros annualCarnival is world-famous, and its not just hype. Imagine twomillion people partying to samba music over five days of debauchery. But regardless of whether you visit during the festival, the spirit of the exuberant Carioca people is evident year-round.
MACHU PICCHU- Peru
The Lost City of the Incas is perched on the edge of a mountain high in the Andes, a location so remote that it remained hidden from ravagingconquistadorsand untouched by the 20th century until it was discovered in 1911. Machu Picchuis a wonder on many levels, from its awe-inspiring natural splendor to its fascinating history. Visitors can do a multi-day trek to reach the site, or ride a bus up a winding road.
Soaring more than 1,100 feet above Machu Picchuis a sharp mountain known as Wayna Picchu. The challenging one-hour walk up the steep summitbelieved to be the former residence of the Incan high priest. Affords a rare view of Machu Picchu from on high. Purchase an advance ticket and show up early; only 400 people are permitted on Wayna Picchu each day.
TheEiffel Tower,Cathedral of Notre Dame,Louvre,Champs-Elysees, andArc de Triomphe.Paris is like a living museum of architecture and history. Add in the world-class dining, gallery-hopping, and shopping, not to mention theje ne sais quoiof the Parisian personality, and the City of Lights is a simply mesmerizing cultural experience.
TAJ MAHAL- India
The awe-inspiringTaj Mahal is the worlds most famous monument in honor of love. The white marble mausoleum was built sometime in the mid-1600s by emperor Shah Jahan in remembrance of his wife Mumtaz, a Persian princess. Located just south of the city ofAgra, the Taj Mahal remains one of the worlds finest examples of Mughal style- an elegant combination of Persian, Islamic, and Indian architecture. The interior is even more beautiful than the exterior, if thats possible.
GREAT WALL OF CHINA
One of the most iconic man-made structures on Earth, the Great Wall ofChinais not one continuous wall, but rather a series of shorter walls. In their entirety, the walls span more than 5,500 miles and eight provinces along the southern edge of the Mongolian plain. Originally built to keep out nomads and invaders, the Great Wall winds along the crests of hills, providing a stunning vantage point of the rugged landscape.
The most memorable experiences at the Great Wall are hikes along the top. TheJinshanling Great Wall, located 2.5 hours fromBeijing, is lauded as the best-preserved section, and is a photographers dream. The six-mile stretch has five passes, 67 watchtowers, and two beacon towers