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Quebrada de San Lorenzo Nature Reserve

 

 

By Roy Heale

The charming Villa San Lorenzo is located in the Lerma Valley at the foot of the Eastern Cordillera Andes foothills just on the edge of the city of Salta, Argentina. This leisurely village is a popular vacation destination where visitors can combine outdoor nature activities with city attractions nearby. Villa San Lorenzo offers a natural environment ideal for adventure tourism activities and eco-tourism in the mountain forest. Its landscape, m

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What Makes a Place Gay-Friendly?

Now that the travel industry is targeting the guy community, I ask myself what makes a place 'gay friendly'? Looking around, I found some statements that make a place gay friendly, of course from the eye of the beholder.

art.lgbt_.hands_.gi-TripButler.jpg?width=292For some, the pass of propositions that either abolish or give marriage rights to gay and lesbians is what determines if a place is friendly or not. For instance, Netherlands is usually mentioned as the top of gay friendly places thanks to its federal inclusive policies when in A

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Nestled along the banks of the Arroyo de las Vacas river creek, Carmelo is a small town located in western Uruguay, noted for its wineries, beaches, and laid-back lifestyle. The river runs along the east and south part of the city and serves as a port for the town. On its north bank there is the Puerto Carmelo-Tigre, where small catamaran boats carry passengers across the Río de la Plata to Argentina.

A swing bridge, the Puente Giratorio de Carmelo, which opened on May 1st 1912, passes over the r

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Summer is here, and that means Sitges is in full swing for the season. Of the myriad little fishing-villages-turned-beach-resorts along Spain's Mediterranean coast, this is the one nearest and dearest to the heart of gay men and women across Europe and beyond. In Catalonia about 45 minutes south of Barcelona, Sitges (pronouced “SEAT-jess,” its fetching seaside church – pictured above -- an icon) now has a year-round population around 20,000, doesn't attract queers alone - in fact, they're great

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Empresas locales de turismo gay se capacitan

DIARIO: Los Andes - Sociedad - Mendoza, Argentina - Domingo 05/06/11

 

Leandro Sturniolo

Con el pasar de los años Mendoza se fue convirtiendo de a poco en una ciudad “Gay Friendly” (Destino Amigable), ya no sólo por el atractivo de la montaña, el vino, la gastronomía y la capacidad hotelera, sino también por la proliferación de actividades que atraen a parejas del mismo sexos, sin discriminación de por medio.

Lo cierto es que ya existen 7 empresas locales

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The San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Celebration, usually known as San Francisco Pride, is dedicated to education, to the commemoration of LGBT heritage and to the celebration of LGBT culture and liberation. The parade and festival are celebrated every year, for the past 41 years, in the city of San Francisco which has a rich and lengthy history of gay rights. The celebrations take place the last weekend of June where hundreds of exhibitors and parade contingents get toget

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Best Gay Saunas in Europe, Part 1 (The West)

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As many gay men are well aware, Western Europe can be a paradise for homo hook-ups. Yeah, there are a gayzillion bars and clubs, even in many of the smaller cities and towns, and it seems everybody and his daddy’s online these days. But another big reason is because more than any other continent in the world, the landmass that gave rise to Casanova, Don Juan and the Marquis de Sade along with Adolf Hitler and Benny Rats (er, Josef Ratzinger—you know, the Vatican's creepy old queen in the white

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By Roy Heale


In South America July usually signifies the cold of winter, but in Buenos Aires from July 21st to 23rd the temperature will heat up when hundreds of LGBT tourism industry professionals gather together for the third annual GNETWORK 360 conference. This important award-winning FREE event is the major global gathering each year for LGBT travel and tourism networking, educational forums, panel discussions, exchange of ideas, and renewing old acquaintances or making new ones.


Recently the

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