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Becker Vineyards

It all began when the Becker family began searching for a log cabin to renovate for their Texas Hill Country getaway from their main residence in San Antonio. Inspired by travels abroad where they developed a passion for wines, the Beckers felt that central Texas was ripe for supporting more top quality vineyards. They purchased a cabin in 1990 on 46 acres of raw land and quickly discovered that native mustang grapes left over from German settlers grew abundantly in the fallow f

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Yountville, California embodies many quintessential visions you undoubtedly have when planning a Napa Valley excursion. It all started in 1836, when George Calvert Yount founded the town planting Napa Valley's first official vineyard. Today, vinesyountvillesidewalk.jpg?width=289 stretch from the Mayacamas mountains to the Napa River. Yountville's compact layout, clustered around Washington Street, is also perfect for biking not only on the existing street grid but along the ever expanding Napa Valley Vine Trail which when com

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9009043485?profile=originalOnce again, the Central American nation of Costa Rica is the best country to retire, according to the 2016 Best Countries rankings. And Costa Rica is a top option for a healthy, comfortable retirement as stated in International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index.

A lot of people from other countries invest in real estate in Costa Rica for retirement homes, vacation homes or Costa Rica vacation rentals.

9008963874?profile=originalWhere to live in Costa Rica? Location, location, location is always the key. Costa Rica’s t

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7 Things I Learned While in Australia


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Before traveling abroad I tried to read travel guides, many books and journals to get knowledge about Australia, in order not to seem impolite or ignorant. So, I carefully examined information and was ready to start my exciting trip.

When I arrived to a town near Sydney, and the first situation which happened to me showed that the real life here is quite different than I imagined. That’s why I want to share my experience and useful tips about culture and life

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In efforts to save the tigers, the Corbett National Park in India is one of the first national wildlife parks by the tiger reserve project. Situated in the Shivalik ranges of the great Himalayas, the Corbett National Park has three major rivers that flow through it. This park provides conserved natural surroundings for diverse wildlife including the Bengal Tiger. The Corbett National Park offers its visitors a range of deluxe, luxury, economy and standard resorts.

The Wild Crest Resort in Corbett

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However the land of India has many national parks, but when it comes to Jim Corbett National Park, no one can question of the popularity and profoundness of this park. Corbett National Parkis an oldest park and wildlife reserve of India. This park is also famous as Bengal Tigers’ abode. Thus, it is a great attraction spot for nature and wildlife savvy belong to all parts of the globe. Though, in this place, tourists can find wild life abode but along with that, they can find magnificent line of

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BUEGay Great Wine Capitals announced the “Best of” winners

19 companies from Mendoza, Argentina, were awarded for their excellent performance in the field of wine tourism. The winners of each category are published below.

Mendoza, Argentina, dressed up to present the 2012 “Best of Wine Tourism” awards, which gathered important provincial authorities and local business people.

50 nominees, with their wine-tourism related projects, participated in this contest. Wineries, hotels and restaurants, among

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Wine Country Artist Retreat

There are all types of getaways.  The choices are limitless…from big adventure to soft adventure, romantic to family, glamping to camping.  The key to getting it right is understanding what your heart and soul needs.  Is it downtime you crave, or do want to lounge beside a pool drinking long cool drinks, or maybe you just need time to listen to your “creative” without distractions?  I call this last kind of getaway, Going Away To Go Within. If you’re an artist of any kind you’ll know exactly wha

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April-May and October-November are the calm periods in terms of winds and when the water temperature can rise to 29ºC with a visibility of up to 30 metres.

In December -January, the north-west winds blow with relatively the same conditions as in the calm periods, however a greater surface movement and some localised turbidity can be experienced.

From May-September the south-easterly winds blow leading to a decrease in visibility and water temperature to around 25°C.

What types of dives are av

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