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Places of Attraction in the State of Alabama

Places of Attraction in the State of Alabama

State of Alabama is believed to be a very lovely place to live and to work, by the residents over there.  It is located in the Southeastern region of the United States, and bordered by Tennessee in the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.  It is the 23rd populous of the United States.   At 1300 miles, Alabama has the most navigable waterways in the nation.  Alabama had suffered a tremendous economic hardship from the period of American Civil War up to World War II.  But, after World War II, it showed economic growth in agriculture and some other areas, with establishment of United States Armed Forces. Alabama is also nicknamed Yellowhammer State, after the state bird.  Alabama is also known as the “Heart of Dixie.”    [...]

Beautiful Rio in Nature Travels

Beautiful Rio in Nature Travels

What is it that makes Rio a class apart from other cities and makes it a great tropical resort? It is only the lovely tropical climate and the beautiful manner in which it is embedded between the white sand beaches, and the fascinating carpeted mountainous regions. So whether you want to decide on the facets of nature or whether you want to experience thrill, Rio is the place to be and the best destination to be in. The entire manner in which you would enjoy the place depends on you , So on the first day you would take a walk along the Ipanema beach, here get an Agua de coco and then bask in the sun and. then take a bus to Leblon and have lunch here at the eateries offering organic food. If you want you could also get some beauty products at Granado. Then visit the region of Sao Conrado  [...]

Talampaya National Park

Talampaya National Park

Come to the land of lovely travel delights and great tour adventures,South America and experience the beauty of Nature. Situated in the sierra locales of the central western region of the province of Rioja this spans over around 430,000 acres and has the most fascinating sights to see. The archaeological value of this place is simply unbelievable ad the beautiful landscape is what makes the entire experience a memorable one. One totally understands how the landscape here makes a major tourist attraction, and this zone which is more than 220 million years old is thus a great travel spot. The erosion process that took place here formed ravines that were surrounded by thick walls like the River Talampaya. There was a lot of erosion of wind and this created a lot of columns that were used as  [...]

Alabama – A best place to enjoy your holiday

Alabama – A best place to enjoy your holiday

"Alabama, Sweet home Alabama" – This is what every local citizen feels about his hometown which is not only the prosperous state of United States, but also a best abode to work and live. Named in the memory of the Alabama tribe, Alabama is the dazzling city which is truly captivating in its scenic surroundings and offers the best opportunities to rest and rejuvenate. Planning for a vacation to United States? Then don’t forget to visit this beautiful state and city of United States where every traveler is treated as a guest by the local citizens. This city is filled with supportive citizens who take a stride to extend their help to every new traveler coming to Alabama. Before you book your air tickets to Alabama, let’s check out some happening places which are worth visiting in this city. 1)  [...]

How to Reach the Brazilian City of Manaus?

How to Reach the Brazilian City of Manaus?

The Brazilian city of Manaus is located on Rio Negro; the city has a population of around 2.5 million. You can get into the city by plane. The city is 2200 Km away from the capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and you will need around 4 hours for reaching Manaus from the capital city. If you are coming from North America, a direct airplane ride will take you to Manaus much faster compared to the backtracking rides via Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo. If you are visiting the city from Europe, you will need to reach either North America or Central America first and then take the flight to Manaus. The most well known Airlines offering flights to Manaus are: Copa Airlines, United Airlines, Azul Airlines etc. To make a journey a little more exciting, you can opt for boat rides for reaching Manaus. This  [...]

Monte Verde: Ancient charm of Chile

Monte Verde: Ancient charm of Chile

Nestled in northern Patagonia is the archaeological site called Monte Verde that stretches in a partially decayed foliaged (peat) marsh accessible from Santiago after traveling for 500 miles. Discovered recently in 1997, the site pre-dates the establishment of the Clovis culture (a prehistoric Paleo-Indian one), which has fractured the basis on which the modern archaeologists have grasped about how the American continent was inhabited. According to the believed theory on how people settled in America, the Clovis culture is regarded as the America’s first culture. However, this theory has received a set back because of the existence of Preclovis sites such as Monte Verde, Paisley Caves, and Arlington Springs all of which leading finally to the acceptance of Preclovis. Coming back to Monte  [...]

Tierradentro: Marveling park of ruins

Tierradentro: Marveling park of ruins

Tierradentro refers to the national archaeological park in the Cauca’s Inza province in Colombia where a plethora of pre-Columbian subterranean temples as well as hypogea are the main attractions. Belonging to the 6th to 9th centuries AD, these ruins of the park are dispersed across many archeological zones that are Alto de San Andres, Alto del Duende, Alto de Segovia, Alto del Aguacate (Avocado Hill), and El Tablon. Tierradentro is located at a distance of 100 km from Popayan that is the capital. A majority of the temples are entered via a spiral staircase from the west, which descend up to 8 m after which you can enter into the major chamber linked to many more chambers that are the homes of a carcass. If you explore the classic hypogeum, you will find that it has walls that have become  [...]

Sacsayhuaman: House of the Sun

Sacsayhuaman: House of the Sun

Welcome to the mighty fortress of Cuzco! Literally meaning Satisfied Falcon in Quechua and also termed as Saqsaywaman, Sacsayhuaman refers to ruins of the giant fortress featuring layered walls. Nestled at the confluence of the Cuzco and San Cristobal districts, this was the capital of the Inca Empire as well as the venue of Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun. Sacsayhuaman is within the walking distance from Cuzco and is at a soaring height that is surprisingly more than Machu Picchu. This citadel overlooks the Cuzco city and so is among the breathtaking sights in the Parque Arqueológico de Sacsayhuamán that is a national park holding many more ruins. The reason why its called fortress is due to the fact that it is located high above Cuzco and boasts vast terrace walls. Nestled on the  [...]

Tiahuanaco: Godly Incan creation

Tiahuanaco: Godly Incan creation

Also known as Tiwanaku, Tiahuanaco refers to the ruined city that existed before the time of the Incan and is believed to be created by Viracoca, the Incan god who arose from the nearby sacred lake named Titicaca in Bolivia. Having ruled the Andean zone for 400 years, this ancient city is now the archaeological site boasting a myriad of monumental relics showing off the religious beliefs as well as the strong culture of the Incas who came later. For the tourists, there are magnificent temples, soaring pyramid, symbolic gates, temping monoliths, and peculiar face carvings seeming to be more of the aliens. As similar as the other megalithic ruins elsewhere, Tiahuanaco also holds a few most stunning architectural styles that adorn the monumental temples. Well, if you want to know the most outstanding  [...]

Ingapirca: Eucador’s Incan gem

Ingapirca: Eucador’s Incan gem

If you ever make a plan to tour Eucador, do allot some time to Ingapirca, the famous town in whose outskirts you will come across some intact Incan ruins. Exactly standing for the ‘Wall of Inca’, Ingapirca ruins are among the largest ones in the country although they are not as majestic as Chichen Itza or Machu Picchu. Most of the tourists take a chance to admire the ruins in their one-day trip while heading from the Cuenca city. Here, I need to tell you that several hotels in this city will offer you this trip; so, check that out! Shrouded in mystery! According to me, Ingapirca is still a splendid archaeological site to which the partially appealing scenery adds its own glow - the lonely hills of Southern Sierra. Despite the fact that several artifacts have been excavated, nobody  [...]

Choquequirao: Raised Incan ceremonial center

Choquequirao: Raised Incan ceremonial center

Peru is the hub of many elite Incan ruins of which one of the gems is Choquequirao that is perched in the high Andean ridge’s saddle above the running Apurimac River. Encircled by the majestic snowy peaks as well as dipping forested slopes, the ruined, but still fascinating city is an instigating instance of a stunning Inca ceremonial center that was devoted to the mountain gods, natural elements, and the river. No wonder why Choquequirao is dubbed as the ‘ Sacred Sister of Machu Picchu’ – thanks to the reflecting design as well as ceremonial similarities. Despite this discovery, this city is still an unfathomable site that remains the mystery of Incan history. As per one speculation, this city was a royal estate of the Emperor Topa Inca so as to challenge his father majestic province  [...]

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