So your’re one of those traveling spirits who is terrified by the thought of traveling in summer when everywhere is infested with people and creatures holding selfie sticks pointing to the four corners of the world. Let us focus on indicating some ideal destinations to enjoy a short holiday in the winter, without stress, without stifling heat and most importantly, without crowds.
ERASMUS’ BOBBING FOREST
If you want to travel to the Netherlands, you should know that not all of it is channels, well-known Coffee Shops and red lights of the Red Light District of its main city, Amsterdam. A little further south is Rotterdam, the main economic center of the country and one of the most important cities in Europe from the point of view of contemporary architecture.
Two new products join its strong cultural offer this year. The first is the Museum Rotterdam, in the Timmerhuis designed by the famous local architect Rem Koolhaas, and its installation “The bobbing forest” by the Dutch artist Jorge Bakker, who has filled the famous port city with floating trees. The second is the Noordbrabants Museum, which presents the exhibition “Jheronimus Bosch” (Visions of a genius), a retrospective commemorating the 500th anniversary of Bosch.
AN ARGENTINE PATH
It has taken more than three decades but eventually the mythical road of the Seven Lakes, connecting Villa La Angostura and San Martin de los Andes, has been paved in all and each of its sections. So Argentina acquires more value for all those lovers of wild and fearless tourism riding a mechanical beast with two wheels … for example.
The route has a total of 107 kilometers and passes through spectacular and remote landscapes of the Patagonian Andes with thick forests of beech, pine and myrtle.
United States has always channeled the bulk of its tourism to the major cities of its two coasts: Los Angeles in the West and New York in the East. Careful though, because there are exciting cities worth knowing and with great cultural and historical grounds. A clear example is the city of Washington D. C. Yes, the home of Trump…
This year, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will open in the the National Mall under the auspices of the Smithsonian foundation. It is an ambitious project by architects Philip Freelom and David Adjaye entirely devoted to life, music, art and culture of the black population of the United States.