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Nurturing Peerless Nature, Gabon – Part II

Nurturing Peerless Nature, Gabon – Part II

Tourist attractions Eastern Gabon Roaming in the lands of Eastern Gabon is certainly not an easy journey. Unlike South Africa or Kenya where you will find locals wandering around since the Union Jack swayed over the barracks, Eastern Gabon lies acutely over the tourism facade. However, those who will be ready to explore adventure and come up with great guts will surely experience off-the-ordinary adventure. Past 4 hours of train traveling towards the East of Libreville is located Reserve de la Lope. This reserve boasts an extraordinary collection of elephants, buffaloes, innumerable birds and the most popular amidst all is the mandrill’s colorful bottom. Going more towards the East is the Ivindo National Park, which can loom as the flourishing eco-tourist destination of Gabon. It is  [...]

Nurturing Peerless Nature, Gabon – Part I

Nurturing Peerless Nature, Gabon – Part I

While you may land in Gabon, you might find yourself welcomed by plenty of goats on the runway, elephants evaded from the forests taking a walk, or groups of celebrating spartanly painted dancers listening hundreds of years of old music. Past stepping in westernized Libreville, everything is very newly accessible that by itself it leaves with an out-of-the-ordinary feeling as if you have landed in altogether a new world. Possibly, if you head in Gabon carrying a 4WD, mechanic, a French dictionary and pots of money to splurge freely, than you are sure to gain the most adventurous fun, you might have never experienced before. Discovering this land is however not a cakewalk. Throughout your journey, you will gather new experiences when you come across bouncy roads and incapable infrastructure  [...]

Indulging In Desert Romance Of Tunisia – Part II

Indulging In Desert Romance Of Tunisia – Part II

Tourist attractions Tunisia Medina: Discovered by Arabs in the 7th century, this legendary Medina once was Tunis. Today, this marvelous site has been marked as an UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the touch of antiquity and royalty. Its twisted streets are clogged with majestic palaces and monuments hailing from different epochs. The whole royal touch renders it an extraordinary feel and it feels as if one has landed altogether on a new planet. Maze streets of Medina are embellished with hidden mansions and magnificent ancient architects. Medina’s architectures are an idyllic spot to visit, as the narrow streets are cool during summers and warm during winters. Because the streets are narrow, houses had to be built aloft, eventually building the vaults and rooms above the streets.  [...]

Indulging In Desert Romance Of Tunisia – Part I

Indulging In Desert Romance Of Tunisia – Part I

String of golden sandy beaches, lustrous sunshine, quirky peculiarities are several recreations lounging in Tunisia. To experience these enchanting characteristics, heaps of tourists pay visits and this is conspicuous when their numbers surpass the local populace, especially during the summer. Tunisia is one of the most serenely African destinations which boast vast sand dunes that rise like brushstrokes near Douz in the Sahara Desert. The round-shaped homes in Jerba and Houmt Souq are very much pleasing to the eyes as they flaunt some of the most magnificent colors that shelter multi-ethnic groups. The bone-dry landscapes on the south reclining close by Tozeur afford a splendid contrasting view with the sparkling waters of Mediterranean Sea that cover Tunisia’s Northern and Eastern shores.  [...]

Welcoming Eritrea, Africa

Welcoming Eritrea, Africa

Eritrea can be called as a heart-wrecker, but it was not the same so. In the past, people acknowledged it as a decent travel spot, for gaining the same recognition, a bit of luck could make it. But until the country concentrates on enduring animosity with its neighborhood Ethiopia, tourism will remain a neglected issue. However, talking about Eritrea, it is one of the most mysterious countries of Africa and is destined to be a secret gem. Most of the tourists’ crowds are familiar with Eritrea’s charm. All the credit goes to Eritrea’s innumerable opportunities for discovering extraordinary retreats which are profuse in the region. As we know that the capital city of Asmara is a great spot as it affords fine views of shimmering colonial architectural wonders in Africa. The region is  [...]

Grandeur Legendary Marvels In Egypt – Part III

Grandeur Legendary Marvels In Egypt – Part III

Pyramids of Giza: This captivating ancient architecture has lived up more than 4000 years, and still possesses an extraordinary and distinct charm which makes it stands out in the whole Egypt. The Pyramids of Giza is the lone survivor of ancient Seven Wonders of the World. This legendary monument possesses a phenomenal shape and perfect geometry that altogether bestows it with an extraterrestrial construction. The exceptional appearance strikes a question in mind that, how and why were this monuments built? Research spanning centuries have showed that these gigantic tombs were built by thousands of strong workers under the order of pharaohs. The discovery of builders’ settlement equipped with vast amenities for large-scale production and medical facilities prop this proposition. Enduring  [...]

Grandeur Legendary Marvels In Egypt – Part II

Grandeur Legendary Marvels In Egypt – Part II

Tourist attractions Cairo: Past arrival, the most striking thing that will hit you is the inundation of crowds, which is mind-boggling. Observing the clutter, the very first things that will be in your tongue tip are Cairo’s noisy walls, jammed-up traffic, uproar of hawkers, fogs of pollution. Soak in the vivacious metropolitan life of Cairo. Renowned as ‘Um ad- Dunya’- Mother of the World, Cairo is a contemporary city that has blanketed its rich historical background with the sheet of recent growth. View the historic treasures down to Islamic Cairo which will take you for a visit to the past medieval ages. Move towards the west and observe the majestic pyramids of Giza that is standing firmly from over 4000 years. Step in Cairo’s Museum which lets you peek an array of Egypt’s  [...]

Grandeur Legendary Marvels in Egypt – Part I

Grandeur Legendary Marvels in Egypt – Part I

Egypt, the birth land of the first civilization is a premier spot for catching up the prominent and world’s popular pyramids, minarets, Nile. Egypt affords vast ambit for exploring majestic marvels. Triggering awe to the tourists are colossal pyramids which are simply the remains of historic archaeology. All the credit goes to Pharaonic nations, legendary Greeks, Christian and Arab dynasties who have shaped momentous landmarks and placed feather in Egypt’s cap. Egypt is loaded with enormous valuable architectural wealth which is worth seeing. The chaotic buzz of Cairo lingers around the medieval core which is the same as it was during the foundation days of the pure religion Islam. Other exotic spots like Upriver and Luxor, the spot of ancient Thebes, are stringed with warrens of plush  [...]

Small Package Loaded With Exciting Surprises: Djibouti

Small Package Loaded With Exciting Surprises: Djibouti

What if this country is small in size, the youngest and slightest known nations of Africa? Yet, Djibouti could be a land with extraordinary talents, small but the one which dreams of the highs… but by your point of view, call it as opportunistic. Despite the fact that its neighboring dominant nations are engrossed in violent and ceaseless struggles, this small nation manages to remain in peace and neutrality. Unfortunately, not everyone is familiar with its attractive traits except for French, who invaded and colonized it and is very well acquainted to its traits. Excluding French, the rest consider it as an en route path towards Eritrea or Ethiopia. Remember that if you are restricting your tour to Djibouti City for catching a linking train, bus or plane, then you are giving a miss to  [...]

Bestowing All-Embracing Delights: Quebec City

Bestowing All-Embracing Delights: Quebec City

Are you planning for a pleasant family getaway but can’t come out with any perfect place that fits to your taste and pocket size? Are long lists of tourism expenditures halting your fun trips? Then don’t worry, I have a perfect exotica which suits you as well as your family. Quebec City, an enchanting spot is loaded with lots of fun and frolic, and doesn’t even create a hole in your pockets. Canada’s prettiest city offers lovely cobbles, narrow and curvy streets, pavement cafes, charming boutique hotels, not only this, adding cherry to the cake is, it affords great amusement both indoors and outdoors. The outdoor ambiance is very soothing with romance flowing in the air. Horse clumping in the cobblestone streets, while pulling the carriages wherein couples grab sights of the pleasant  [...]

Hidden Mysteries In The Land Of Chad

Hidden Mysteries In The Land Of Chad

Tourists look it as a get through, rather than visiting. However, there are few travelers who spend several days in the dilapidated, hustle and bustle capital of N’Djamena, en route to Niger and Cameroon. And as the Government is losing its hold over the country, the country’s tourism is falling short day by day. This is because traveling here is very dreadful as only few roads are paved, it gets hotter by summer, costs here are at the continent’s peak and police and soldiers are quite suspicious these days. Also, the NGO’s have started fearing to take hold of new assignments. Beneath this rough façade, lies plethora of Chad’s warmth and culture, if you want to explore it, then you need to take the initiative of getting in the land of Chad. When you will step inside this land,  [...]

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