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Berlin, the capital city of the Federal Republic of Germany, was first mentioned in the 13th century. It has been the capital of the Kingdom of Prussia, the German Empire, the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, but was divided after World War II. This lasted from 1961 until 9 November 1989, when the Berlin wall came down, and the communist regime was ousted. A year later, Germany was reunited and Berlin was once again the nation’s capital.
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Situated at the northern end of Central America and owning stretches of coast on both the Caribbean and the Pacific, Guatemala is a land of great natural beauty, marked by highland lakes, exotic wildlife and some of the highest volcanoes in Central America. Its Mayan ruins, especially those at Tikal, are breathtaking remains of one of the world’s most ancient civilizations.
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Marrakech (Marrakesh in English) is a popular travel destination in Morocco. Famous for ochre stucco buildings, the city is surrounded by the Atlas mountains, making for a spectacular setting. Capital of the south and known as the "red city", the atmosphere is decidedly more African than that of Fez, Rabat and Meknes, other Imperial cities.
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Bordered on the north by the ever-popular Caribbean Sea, Venezuela offers travellers the best of two worlds: beautiful sandy beaches along the warm blue waters of the Caribbean; and the stunning diversity of South America's inland. Indeed, if you care to venture beyond the beaches, Venezuela has a wealth of fantastic destinations.
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Cologne, built along the Rhine river, is Germany's 4th largest city with a population of approximately 1 million. Famous for the Cologne Cathedral and other historic monuments and sights, you might be led into believing there isn't more to the city than "old". You would be wrong; Cologne is renowned for it's lively nightlife. Germany's party city has plenty of pubs, cafés and restaurants to attract younger travellers every year.
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