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35 aventuras para viajar desde tu sillón

23 de junio de 2020

Estas experiencias virtuales te permiten explorar el mundo desde la comodidad y seguridad de tu hogar.

You can satisfy your enduring desire to explore despite COVID-19 restrictions by taking a virtual vacation. From the well-known to the obscure, you can craft a custom itinerary that's just a point-and-click away.

Sand and Safari

Go on an online safari through several game reserves in South Africa, including Sabi Sands, Balule Nature Reserve and Kruger National Park. The locales' 24-hour live-streamed footage of wildlife hotspots onAfricamy laExplore.orgprovide superb savannah views. You may even catch a glimpse of Africa's "Big Five"- lions, leopards, rhinoceros, elephants, and buffalo. Perhaps even better,WildEarth.TVdelivers both a sunrise and a sunset safari that looks for your African safari favorites by vehicle, foot guide, drone, rover, remote cams, and even hot air balloon.

Those who prefer the sand to a safari can spend up to eight hours enjoying an ambient soundscape and view of acampfire on the beach, or virtually dipping their toes in the waters of atropical oceanin Thailand.

Fun for All Ages

Looking for the ultimate in kid-friendly destinations? Take a 360-degree tour through 80-plus experiences in and around the Orlando, Fla., home of Mickey Mouse and friends. Some highlights: a viewing of Disney World'sMain Streetin front of Cinderella's Castle, a virtual reality thrill ride on Orlando'stallest rollercoaster, walking “among" the penguins inSeaWorld's Antarctica exhibitand evenziplining over alligators.

Looking for some inspiration? You can take a breathtaking video tour of the 700-foot coastalCliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's most popular tour destinations. (Be sure to set your clock for the Emerald Isle's sunset for some truly exquisite scenery.) Or make a digital dash to some of the Wonders of the World, includingMachu Picchu, theGreat Wall of China, theTaj Mahal, and theRoman Coliseum.

Get cultured from your couch from museums around the world accessible virtually onGoogle Arts & Culture, including theVan Gogh Museumin Amsterdam, Tokyo'sMuseum of Nature and Science, and theAcropolis Museumin Athens.

Virtual Adventures

Adventurers, alert! You can virtually hikeKilimanjaro National Park, swim withgreat white sharks, travel90,000 feet into the stratosphere, or gasp from the front seat point of view of Japan'sWhite Cyclone Wooden Roller Coaster.

Eager to hit the open road - and save on gas? Take a scenic cyber drive along the historicRoute 66, enjoy the vibrant vista of California'sPacific Coast Highway, or be tantalized by a time-lapse video of Colorado's 480-mileTrail Ridge Road.

For something eclectic, pack your virtual itinerary with amotorcycle ride around a giant hand sculpturein Chile's Atacama desert; a creepy tour of Isla De Las Muñecas — theIsland of the Dolls— in Mexico; a cyber-swim in and aroundIceland's oldest identified shipwreck; and a feline-filled trek aroundCat Islandin Japan.

For Food, Design Aficionados

Grab your favorite wine and immerse yourself in a full-bodied online event at one of Napa Valley's world famous wineries. Take a "stroll" through the 13th century Tuscan castle winery,Castello di Amorosa; watch a Wednesday wine-tasting event atBeringer Vineyards; or mark your calendar fordaily opportunitiesto learn more about cooking with wine, pairing with food and planning a jazz brunch.

Home tours, anyone? “Walk" into11 real houses inspired by cartoons. Be fascinated by the futuristic architecture of the Capitol Hill Residence near Moscow and India's "Antilia," which spans 400,000 square feet across 27 stories and cost $1 billion to build, among other“insane" structures; and hop on aHollywood van tourthrough Rodeo and Mulholland drives in Beverly Hills.

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