Articles Tagged ‘landmark’

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Closed Due to Heavy Rains

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Closed Due to Heavy Rains April 20, 2010 | Rio de Janeiro, Travel News | Read More
2010 has not been a good year for South American tourist attractions. Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer is the second attraction (after poor Machu Picchu) that has been forced to close due to heavy flooding. Record-setting rains in Rio have damaged access roads, leaving behind heavy debris and making...

San Diego: A Local Spin on the Tourist Hot Spots

San Diego: A Local Spin on the Tourist Hot Spots January 12, 2010 | San Diego | Read More
While many spots seem like typical tourist destinations to anyone familiar with San Diego, add a local’s perspective and you’ll find another side to the looking glass – and discover why natives love it so much. 1. Balboa Park: Though the Balboa Park remains San Diego’s biggest...