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Hammer and Chisel: Communist Statue Parks

Hammer and Chisel: Communist Statue Parks June 15, 2010 | Featured | Read More
Nobody’s got the chin-jut down like Lenin, and nobody comes close to matching Stalin’s fabulous facial hair. Indeed, the Soviet Union was awash with beautiful leaders whose commanding visages just begged to be immortalized in statues, busts, and propaganda signage. Travelers to present day...

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...
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