Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia

Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia Ancient Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean. The Tian Shan mountains surrounding the old caravan route dominate the country and are home to snow leopards, lynx, horses and sheep, among others.   Kyrgyzstan, country of Central Asia. It is bounded by Kazakhstan on the northwest and north, by China on the east and south, and by Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on the south and west. Most of Kyrgyzstan’s borders run along mountain crests. The capital is Bishkek (known from 1862 to 1926 as Pishpek and from 1926 to 1991 as Frunze). …

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How Many People will Travel the World?

How many People Travel the World?: 2020    2019    2018   2021   2021: United States Government Approves Cruise Trips In March 2021, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of companies with ocean cruises, issued a statement. According to CLIA, between March and September 2020 these companies had global losses of 77,000 million, 23,000 million dollars in salaries and 518,000 jobs. In Miami-Dade County alone, cruise activity produces about $ 7 billion a year and directly and …

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History of Tourism in Middle Ages

Roman Empire   –  Rome  –  Saint James The Religious Tourism in the Middle Ages Fall of the Roman Empire History of Medieval Tourism – How did you travel in the Middle Ages?:The fall of the Roman Empire plunged the European continent into a period of great confusion and disorder. For a time there was also an almost permanent state of war between the barbarian chiefs, who had invaded the ancient Roman empire. This contributed to the weakening of all forms …

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The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Greece  –  Rome  –  Roman Roads – Sparta  Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence of habitual residence is only temporary. Triumph Arch in Via Agrippa – Orange – (France) Modern tourism …

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TSA Commemorates Vietnam War Veterans

TSA Commemorates Vietnam War Veterans A few weeks ago, I learned that today, March 29, marks the national commemoration of the Vietnam War. Do you remember where you were in November 1955 when the Vietnam War began? How about in April of 1975 when the Vietnam War came to an end? Were you called upon to serve? Do you remember parents or grandparents coming home from Vietnam? Were you even born at the time? I wasn’t born until after the …

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