Coronavirus: Everything Travelers Need to Know

Covid19 : Everything Travelers Need to Know Travelers are increasingly on edge as the coronavirus pandemic grips the globe, prompting travel restrictions, cancellations and suspensions. On Saturday, the United Kingdom and Ireland were added to the Europe travel ban. The newly added restrictions go into effect on Monday. US President Donald Trump also said that travel restrictions within the United States are being considered. Trump tweeted on Friday that at his request, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and MSC cruise lines will …

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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Europe to US

Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Europe to US The US President made the announcement from the Oval Office at the White House US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping new travel restrictions on Europe in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus.In a televised address on Wednesday, he said all travel from Europe would be suspended for the next 30 days. But he said the “strong but necessary” restrictions would not apply to the UK, where 460 cases …

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La Cumbrecita Hiking: Cerro Wank, Rio Subterraneo and Hidden Waterfall

Hiking to Cerro Wank – Rio Subterraneo – Cascada Escondida

La Cumbrecita – Mountain Village

Remember mountain villages in Germany, Switzerland or France. Founded by a Siemens Manager 90 years ago, and has that charming European center in every corner

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The path we went to La Cumbrecita is called Wank Hill – Underground River – Hidden Waterfall. (Cerro Wank – Rio Subterraneo – Cascada Escondida). It is absolutely necessary to do it with a guide, since from the summit on the Wank hill the trails are not signposted. For that we hire a guide at the entrance of the Villa, in a shop called Tekking La Cumbrecita.

La Cumbrecita Cerro Wank
La Cumbrecita Cerro Wank

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Copahue Volcano Shows Activity Today. Orange Alert

Travelers: Copahue Volcano shows Volcanic Activity

The Copahue Volcano is located northwest of the province of Neuquén, on the border between Argentina and Chile (Patagonia)

Copahue Volcano Shows Activity Today. Orange Alert
Copahue Volcano Shows Activity Today. Orange Alert

Travelers and Tourists: Exclusion Zone

Already showed earthquakes with high energy and in the crater of the Copahue volcano there are columns of white smoke. The local authorities of Argentina, arranged an exclusion zone of 3 miles in diameter with center in the crater dle volcan. For this reason all tourist activities including Trekking to the Volcan crater are suspended.

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Ancient Collectible Coins: Spanish Pillar Dollar

Spanish Pillar Dollar: Influence on American Currencies

A collaboration of Marty Martinez

Spanish Origin of Sign $

The beliefs of the fifteenth century included, among other things, the absolute danger of sailing past the Pillars of Hercules. Thus they were called at that time two promontories located in the Strait of Gibraltar: Mount Calpe to the north (Gibraltar) and the Rock of Abila to the south (Ceuta).

This was the obligatory passage of the mare nostrum (the Mediterranean) to the greater and unknown part of the enormous Atlantic Ocean. And according to the mythology of Antiquity, the colossal Hercules would have written in both columns the lapidary warning. Nec plus ultra “not beyond” (ie: do not trespass).

Spanish Pillar Dollar: Influence on American Currencies - Bank Tennessee 50

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