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The Pennell family share the world of New7Wonders

The Pennell family from Winnipeg in Canada are on their way to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and then they’re off to Brazil, via Easter Island, to see the statue of Christ Redeemer. After that, the next stop is the pyramid at Chichén Itzá in Mexico, after which they return to…

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Viewing Table Mountain through the Signal Hill frame

A giant yellow picture frame, the second in a series of such structures to be introduced across Cape Town, has been unveiled on Signal Hill, providing a perfect vantage point for visitors to compose a photograph of themselves, friends and family with Table Mountain as the spectacular backdrop. The 2.8m tall by 4m wide frame…

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Iguazu Falls can now be experienced in Buenos Aires

The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, has acquired a new attraction. El Monumento a Las cataratas del Iguazú brings the majesty of Iguazu Falls to the centre of the city and highlights its status as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. For the visitor, the monument offers a sense of being in the middle of…

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Inauguration of Iguazu Falls monument in Buenos Aires

On Wednesday evening, El Monumento a Las cataratas del Iguazú will be officially inaugurated in the centre of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. This unique architectural project will feature as its centre-piece the Official New7Wonders Plaque listing Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The monument is located on the corner of…

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New7Wonders legacy project puts Table Mountain in the frame

To mark World Tourism Day today, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille unveiled a large picture frame that offers a unique view of Table Mountain, one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The 2.8m tall by 4m wide frame by local artist Porky Hefer is a permanent interactive artwork and is part of the Table Mountain…

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First New7Wonders Global Network Summit held in Bali

The first New7Wonders Global Network Summit was held at the weekend in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Participants included delegates from New Wonders host countries, the “W20″: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Venezuela and Viet Nam. The New7Wonders Global Network was announced…

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Indonesia celebrates Official Inauguration of Komodo

DENPASAR, BALI, INDONESIA: Komodo National Park has been officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The colourful ceremony was attended by the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and First Lady Ani Yudhoyono; the former vice president of Indonesia, Jusuf Kalla, the Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, members of the Indonesian government, including…

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Presentation of Komodo plaque in Jakarta

During a banquet in Jakarta to celebrate the final New7Wonders of Nature Official Inauguration ceremony, the specially-designed plaque listing Komodo National Park in the “canon of 7″ was presented by Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, to Jusuf Kalla, former Vice President of Indonesia and Chief Ambassador and Head of the Komodo Official Support Committee. In…

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Forres pupils sing “The Wonders we have chosen”

“We are committed to providing a balanced and dynamic education for every child, with the belief that children are unique and that individual minds learn differently,” says Kim van der Hoven, Head of Forres Preparatory School in Rondebosch, one of the southern suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa. Rondebosch shares its western border with the…

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