DID YOU KNOW that this famous attraction in the heart of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Escadaria Selarón, or Selarón steps, is covered in over 2000 tiles collected from over 60 countries around the world?
In 1990, the artist Selarón began renovating dilapidated steps that ran along the front of his house. At first, neighbours mocked him for his choice of colours as he covered the steps in fragments of blue, green and yellow tiles – the colours of the Brazilian flag. It started out as a side-project to his main passion, painting, but soon became an obsession. He found he was constantly out of money, so Selarón sold paintings to fund his work. It was long and exhausting work but he continued on and eventually covered the entire set of steps in tiles, ceramics and mirrors.
Originally, tiles for the work were scavenged from various construction sites and piles of urban waste found on the Rio streets. But in later years most of the tiles were donated by visitors from all around the world. Of the 2000+ tiles, 300-odd are hand painted by Selarón depicting a pregnant African woman.
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Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.
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Most people take the train from Delhi to Agra. The fastest express trains usually takes around 2 hours. Other trains will take around 3 hours. You could also opt for a bus or car. A bus journey will take around 2 hours as well.
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Have you ever vacationed to Bali? Bali is not only famous for the beaches of Kuta, Sanur and Pandawa. There are still many other beaches that are not less exotic. In Nusa Penida, southeast of Bali, there is a hidden beach, Suwehan Beach. This beach is perfect for those of you who like adventure. Suwehan Beach is also still rarely touched by local or foreign tourists so the naturalness is still very well maintained.
Suwehan Nusa Penida beach has a length of approximately 400 meters, in addition to clean white sand there is a large triangular shaped stone in the sea just like in Pipi Island, Thailand. Local people usually call it Jineng Stone. In addition, there are also many people who call it Volcom Beach because it resembles a volcom brand.
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By Garuda Indonesia *5 Airlines of Skytrax
12 - 16 Juli 2019 IDR 10.900.000/Pax
22 - 26 Agustus 2019 IDR 10.900.000/Pax
26 - 30 September 2019 IDR 9.900.000/Pax
09 - 13 Oktober 2019 IDR 10.900.000/Pax
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02. Bagasi Cabin 30Kg
03. Hotel Accommodation *3/*4 setaraf (Twin / Triple)
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05. Meals based on program
06. Mineral Water 01 Botol/pax/day
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01. Visa Korea Rp 750.000/orang
02. Tipping Tour Leader, Local Guide, DriverRp100.000/Pax/Day
03. Tips Porter Hotel, Mini Bar, Laundry, Telp, Kelebihan bagasi dll.
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@qhubeka is an organization that allows people to earn bicycles to help them get to places like jobs, to medical appointments and and to school. “Qhubeka” means “to progress” or “to move forward,” which represents what bicycles help people do in more ways than one. By given the access to a Bicycle, it can help an individual access the resources that they need in their communities.
They are a non profit organization and have delivered more than 75,000 bicycles to people in need. Children can earn bicycles by committing to going to school. Adults are able to volunteer in many areas, from planting trees to performing bike maintenance, to earn their own bicycles. Health workers are given bikes to help them get to their patients more easily.
Qhubeka also offers sports programs, which aid in promoting a healthier cycling culture and give people transportation to other sports activities. On top of all of that, they give first responders bikes so that they can help as many people as possible during disaster recovery efforts. #rovestories
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxing Sunday with this exciting travel story by Xavier & Katie of @xkflyaway . The visuals from their Aruba journey will surely inspire you to pack your bags and get going.
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From flavourful gelatos to postcard perfect landscapes, unique castles and awe-inspiring architecture...This multi-country journey by @kailasherratt has it all covered. Head to her profile on TraveLibro to see her many travel sojourns.