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The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest

Wendy Cruz October 15, 2023

Link To Image The Amazon Rainforest is located in South America and is the largest tropical forest on Earth, spanning eight developing countries, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname,...

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Whitehaven Beach

Zanderlynn Almendra, Writer May 8, 2022

What is the best beach in the world? This question is hard for someone to answer because there are 628 known beaches in the world. So, the exact answer to that question? The answer is it's up to someone's...

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India and Their Architecture

Belen Garcia, Writer March 2, 2022

India is the second-most populous country in the world, just behind China. India is a multi-religious and cultural country, with a lot of history that reflects in every aspect of their life, but if there...

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Chile and its Mythology

Belen Garcia, Writer November 7, 2021

Chile is a South American country with one of the most interesting mythology ever, thanks to the mix of Hindu mythology and European mythology. This variety of sources of beliefs has in some cases caused...

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Greece and Their Wedding Traditions

Belen Garcia, Writer October 9, 2021

Greece is one of the most romantic and cultural countries in the world. There are two reasons that Greek weddings are full of strange traditions.  Normally they are celebrated in January, as it is...

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Spain: Its Bars And Gastronomy

Belen Garcia, Writer September 24, 2021

 Spain is the country in the world with the most bars and restaurants, with over 250,000 gastronomic establishments throughout Spain. One for every 175 inhabitants. The National Institute of Statistics...

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Worldwide Wildlife: Australia

Tori Ratliff March 14, 2021

Australia is most well known for its kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, and venomous snakes, but that’s only a tiny fragment of the rich biodiversity of the well-known country (yes, it is a country, as well...

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Celebrations Around the World: New Zealand

Grace Hertel, Writer January 31, 2021

One of New Zealand's most popular food festivals is the Marlborough Wine and Food Festival. This festival is for everyone. Wineries from all over Marlborough show their wines during this festival. There...

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Celebrations Around the World: Brazil

Grace Hertel, Writer January 24, 2021

Brazil has lots of festivals and celebrations, but we are going to focus on Festa Junina. It is celebrated all over Brazil for the whole month of June. It celebrates Saint John the Baptist, which gave...

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Celebrations Around the World: Canada

Grace Hertel, Writer January 16, 2021

Canada has many holidays , a lot similar to holidays in the United States. One of their most popular holidays is Canada Day on July 1st. This day celebrates the joining of Canada’s three original provinces...

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Celebrations Around the World: Turkey

Grace Hertel, Writer December 19, 2020

One of Turkey's most famous festivals is Kadir Gecesi. This article will focus on the meaning behind the festival and anything related to it. The night might be called, “The Night of Power'' or “The...

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Celebrations Around the World: Australia

Grace Hertel, Writer December 10, 2020

One of Australia’s biggest celebrations is the Sydney Festival. It happens every January. It takes place for three weeks and consists of circuses, concerts, shows, and everything you can imagine. The...

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