Monthly Archives: April 2010

3 New Facebook landing page

From now on maitravelsite now has a new Facebook landing page that will look like the image you see above. If you’re on Facebook  navigate to www.facebook.com/maitravelsite and become a fan of Maitravelsite’s page!  And if you’re not on Facebook…what are you waiting for?

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16 Visiting Sydney, Australia

Host of the 2000 Olympic Games Sydney is an always popular city with plenty of free entertainment, and with this in mind we arrived on a day the weather was not at its best but fair enough to do some siteseing and perhaps most important, try to figure out how we were going to get […]

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21 Tahiti and Moorea on a budget (Part 2)

*Updated July 2011* As we reached Moorea in French Polynesia we began to appreciate the beauty of this Pacific island, perhaps the most amazing I have seen in the world (so far) and were excited about spending a week there. While getting there from Tahiti you can see that the water is as crystal clear […]

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3 Things to Do in Villa de Leyva, Colombia

My van ride from Zipaquira to Villa de Leyva was probably one of the scariest of my life. Drivers speed beyond recklessness and accidents are frequent, but I was lucky enough not to participate in any despite numerous scares. Riding shotgun might have been more comfortable than sitting in the back, but under these circumstances […]

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11 The Catedral de Sal in Zipaquira, Colombia

Sure, there are many cathedrals around the world, some big, others small… but had you ever heard of a cathedral made of salt? About an hour north of Bogota, in the outskirts of Zipaquira, sits the Catedral de Sal, a unique construction open to tourists and available for official religious ceremonies alike. Considered one of […]

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4 Photo of the week

The area around Mozia in Sicily is well known for its consistent trade winds. Today windmills are still used when porcessing salt, offering an unusual scenery to the windsurfers and kitesurfers who travel to this area when pursuing their windy destinations.

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4 Back to the future in Valencia, Spain

If you think science is boring think again. I bet you couldn’t care less about quantum mechanics, the life and death cycles of a jellyfish  or how  the Doppler effect was discovered.  Yet if I tell you that this can be explained in an interesting and practical manner, made so simple that even 7 year […]

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