7 TIPS FOR TRAVELING IN LATIN AMERICA – CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA. Latin America is an incredible place, like a collection of different worlds all stitched together into a tapestry of cultures, traditions, history and natural and man-made catastrophes, all of which have shaped the continent into what it is today. There is something very different about traveling in Latin America. #LatinAmerica #TwoMonkeysTravelGroup
soulfulremixed: Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he cofounded the all-black South African Students’ Organisation. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and in 1977, died from injuries while in police custody. Joan Baez ~ Biko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn1QS1p94Oo
Trail Of Tears: Tracing the fall and rise of the Cherokee Indians in Tennessee
Mt. Rushmore - Between October 4, 1927, and October 31, 1941, Gutzon Borglum and 400 workers sculpted the colossal 60 foot (18 m) high carvings of U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to represent the first 150 years of American history.
Olaudah Equiano, also known as Gustavus Vassa, was a prominent African involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. He was enslaved as a child, purchased his freedom and worked as an author, merchant and explorer in South America, the Caribbean, the Arctic and the American Colonies and the United Kingdom where he settled by 1792
With huge differences in culture and context as you make your way both from east to west and from north to south, American history is unlike any other. Here, three historically rich itineraries in US …
Lake Titicaca, Peru Lake Titicaca is traditionally a sacred place in Incan history. It is a beautiful lake at an elevation of 3800 meters high. It's close to other attractions, such as Macchu Picchu and the town of Cusco. Lake Titicaca is a good place to camp and backpack, and is a natural border between Peru and Bolivia. The average depth of the lake is about 350, which is really deep, and is 118 miles long, and 50 miles wide.