These two historic Cape towns are located within the boundaries of the Cape Cod National Seashore and your tour will take you from town to wilderness and back again! You’ll be able to see both Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean as well as diverse historic sites including the cliff top where Marconi sent the first trans-Atlantic message to England and the beach where the Pilgrims first met the Native Americans! Bring a picnic or plan a snack or lunch in cozy Wellfleet Center. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour visit www.tourcaster.com.
Paris is the City of Light, the epicenter of fashion and art, and where every girl wants to go to fall in love. Possibly the most well-known and visited European city, Paris is an enchanting dichotomy of old world traditions and modern innovations. Split into two sections of land by the Seine, the Right Bank includes the grands boulevards and the city's most monumental buildings, such as the Louvre. The Left Bank is cozier, known for its bars and restaurants, and the hip, bohemian crowd that wander the streets. It is no surprise that Paris is the most popular tourist destination in the world. If you are one of the 30 million people that plan to visit Paris, either now or in the future, here is some pertinent information about the city to help you along your journey.
Take a stroll through People's Square in the Huangpu District and experience Shanghai's cultural and historical headquarters. Previously a horseracing course, People's Square is just one of China's bustling meltingpots, that attract a continuous stream of both citizens and tourists. Unlike many of the other squares you will find in Shanghai, People's Square or Renmin Guangchang, is an open green area surrounded by beautiful buildings. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com
Piazza San Marco is as overwhelming as it is exhilarating; overwhelming for its size and the hordes of tourists it holds, and exhilarating because as squares go this one is nearly perfect in its shape and architectural details. Grandiose buildings and monuments define its boundaries, on its western side stands St. Mark’s Basilica, a uniquely Venetian Byzantium-Gothic building that was completed in 1094. Next to the Basilica stands the luxurious Doge Palace constructed in 1419. At the end of the square towers the tallest structure in Venice the Bell Tower. Several museums also are found on the Piazza, including the Library of Sansoviniana, and the Correr Museum. The symmetry and beauty of St. Mark’s and its Bell Tower can leave even the most callused traveler dumbstruck. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the complete tour, visit www.tourcaster.com.
Step through the Porta del Popolo and into the world of historic Rome. Originally coined the Porta Flaminia, the gate to Popolo square was constructed to impress pilgrims entering the city via the Via Flaminia. Once inside the gate, take in a couple paintings by Caravaggio and take a relaxing walk through the beautiful Pincio Gardens. Then make your way to one of the seven hills of Rome, the Quirinale, to see the residence of the Italian President. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com
Cleveland has a rich and fascinating story to tell, chock-full of many diverse chapters. CityProwl Cleveland audio walking tours highlight some of those great Cleveland stories. The tours are downloadable to an .mp3 player. The 30 minute tours feature the voices of Clevelanders who share their knowledge of the city, and reflect the rich diversity of the city: young, old, native or import, famous or obscure, all races, religions and ethnicities. The only common denominator is that they all have a story that will capture the imagination of the listener.
By Jennifer Coleman
This second part of the Da Vinci tour takes place inside the Louvre, taking a closer look at masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, Madonna of the Rocks, and the Winged Victory of Samothrace which is not mentioned in the book, but a definite must see. Insert this part of the tour after stop #5 in Part I, or at a later time, it is up to you. The Grand Galerie is such an extensive exhibit of art, you could quite easily spend all day within the Louvre. The beauty of this tour is that you are in control, and can take the tour at your own pace.This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com
Take a walk along the Huangpu River and travel past trading houses, hotels, clubs, and banks, all of which have witnessed the tumultuous history of the Bund. There is no lack of architectural diversity in this area, with Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Neo-Classical and Art Deco styles all present. The Bund is arguably one of the most visited tourist destinations in Shanghai. This is track one of a multi-track tour, to download the entire tour, visit www.Tourcaster.com