In the Silver AgeSuperman disguised the multi-ton key to his Fortress of Solitude as an "airplane marker" pointing to the North Pole. He maintained this facade well into the Bronze Agelong after such markers had become forgotten relics — but there's still a line of them running across the United Statesand yes, they used to be painted bright yellow. Parsed by Chinese characters, it would be Kong Ke-nan.
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As Mark Twain a sometimes solo traveler observed, "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness. Or blog with longer opinions, journals, anecdotes, email pass-alongs and travel stories. Many solo travelers in these uncertain times look for ways they can do good along the way.
Here are four ideas on visiting Portugal with an eye toward supporting our planet, saving endangered species and just doing the right thing. How can spending time in Portugal make our world a better place? Portugal has made some important choices in its economic development.
They include deciding not to build a dam, but rather to take a huge loss and save important cave paintings in a remote valley; Ripping down modern beach hotels to rebuild with an environmental resort that is smaller and more balanced; Visiting a place where the delicate balance of nature and humanity is vital to those who live there.
And, supporting the largest forest in southern Europe that might help stop the effects of climate change. How is that for a good time! However, the construction process revealed a vast amount of prehistoric cave paintings that needed to be saved, at the recommendation of archeologists.
The Portuguese government then made a difficult and expensive decision. The dam project was abandoned and, in its place, a heritage park was created. Today it's quite a drive to get to the park, but many do it to see the cave paintings of mountain goats, horses, aurochs wild bulls and deer.
These species are all typical of the large herbivores that were part of the ecosystem in the region during the Upper Paleolithic Age. Engravings of fish are also among the collection, along with one image of a human form.
The engravings were etched using quartz or flint, the images being scratched into the rock walls using straight lines or zigzags. The Quinta da Ervamoira museum stands at the center of the heritage park, offering interpretations of the region and its customs.
The museum shows the art of bread-making and wine production through the ages. Throughout the area surrounding the park, new inns are opening to cater to guests.
Drink wine and save the Iberian Lynx Next time you open a bottle of wine that has a cork in it, think of the Iberian lynx.
The Alentejo region of Portugal is home to the largest cork forests in the world, and those cork forests have served to protect all the species of plants, birds and animals that dwell within them. In more remote parts of these protected lands, the rare Iberian lynx can still be found.
Cork forests are protected by law. Cork is a totally natural product. It is environmentally friendly, renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable. Portugal has enough cork forests to last more than years and, under a reforestation program, they're growing by four percent a year on average.
The forests produce more than half the world's total cork supply.Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin Conventions are found frequently in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Taming of the Shrew, and Othello.
They are also detected in D. H. Lawrence’s The Horse Dealer’s Daughter and The Rocking Horse Winner, and lastly in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House.
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