Thursday, August 5, 2010
DIVE RIGHT IN
These 10 lakes go to all the right extremes—highest, deepest, clearest—and showcase nature at its most spectacular. Soak up the views from a boat, a cable car, a trailhead, or a castle tower.
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For centuries, the battle between man and beast has played out in Spanish arenas, with about 13,500 bulls killed yearly. But a recent vote from local parliament will block the sport from taking place in Barcelona and the rest of northeast Catalonia as of January 2012. What's your take: Is bullfighting a cultural treasure, or a cruel blood sport?
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San Diego resident Jessica Beattie and her cousin Emily Peterson spent two weeks traveling through Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an on the lookout for tailored clothes, tea, and authentic food.
Experience the urban and the tropical during this quick getaway from Sayang Holidays.
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