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Yasur volcano trip: Easy, but needs caution!

Yasur volcano trip: Easy, but needs caution!

Adorning the Tanna island of Vanuatu, Mount Yasur is a live volcano that is constantly erupting lava daily from a height of 361 m. Nestled on the shore besides the Sulphur Bay, the Yasur volcano is near the taller Tukosmera volcano that was live in the prehistoric times. This strata volcano is in form of a cone and its slopes do not boast any kind of vegetation. Its summit is almost circular that has a diameter of 400 m. There are two interesting reasons as to why one would like to visit the Yasur volcano. First, it is very easy as well as safe to reach to its crater; second, the mountain has been continuously erupting accounting for many times per hour. One more encouraging factor for the visit is that it was this volcano’s glow that pulled Captain James Cook towards this coast in the late  [...]

Kilauea volcano hiking: Thrilling Hawaiian experience

Kilauea volcano hiking: Thrilling Hawaiian experience

Wish to discover a mountain that is younger than you? If yes, then this time plan to visit the most active volcano on the planet that is Kilauea. It is the territory that is not even 10 years old. I think that with these two statements, one can imagine the excitement and fascination hidden in the trip of Kilauea volcano hiking. Dwelling on the Big Island of Hawaii, Kilauea is paradoxically the most simple to approach volcano that is only at a distance of 15 miles from the towering Mauna Loa volcano. Do not be that surprise to know this because Hawaii itself is formed from the lava of the volcanoes.  Contradicting the belief that the shield Kilauea volcano is the part of this latter volcano, it has a unique magma chamber and is nestled in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The volcano has  [...]

Paragliding Interlaken: A Unique Experience

Paragliding Interlaken: A Unique Experience

Interlaken’s fame is no fluke. Paragliding Interlaken is a unique experience. Interlaken has a wonderful landscape. The local inhabitants have used the landscape to their advantage. Interlaken has become an important tourist destination because of its paragliding activities. Paragliding Interlaken takes place over two alpine lakes. Each lake is surrounded by pristine meadows. Interlaken has an abundance of magnificent villages. The three snow-capped mountains include Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau. Interlaken is Switzerland’s capital when it comes to outdoor sports. There are many opportunities for paragliding Interlaken. Experienced operators conduct tandem flights. It is a win-win situation for everyone. The sites for paragliding can be reached by a short drive. Thunersee is the  [...]

Paine circuit: Trekking for 100 miles in Patagonia

Paine circuit: Trekking for 100 miles in Patagonia

This year get ready to discover the most famous trekking routes of Patagonia that is the most celebrated national park of Chile. Here, the Torres del Paine circuit is very much famous in the world as great trekking destination of Chile due to its panoramic vista, diverse ecosystems, and exotic wildlife. Accessible from Santiago after traveling for 2500 km, Torres del Paine is a Biosphere Reserve as well as a World Heritage site. As the meaning of the word Paine means blue, Torres del Paine literally stands for ‘Blue Towers’. The stunning park is the home of many ecosystems such as snowy mountains, calving glaciers, cascading waterfalls, meandering rivers, lush meadows, arid Pampas, and mirror-like alpine lakes. Also, one can see birds such as the Pink Flamingos, Andean Condor, Cara Cara’s,  [...]

Mount Blanc: Famous skiing spot in Alps

Mount Blanc: Famous skiing spot in Alps

Also known as the Monte Bianco that means ‘White Mountain’, Mount Blanc is the favorite of many for skiing, as it is the highest of its kind in the Alps as well as Western Europe. Rising up to 15,782 ft above the sea level, the mountain grabs the 11th position on the planet with regards to the topographic status and is also called the ‘La Dame Blanche’ meaning the ‘White Lady’. Mont Blanc is very famous as a year-round tourist destination nestled at the doorway to the area of Mont Tremblant accessible within an hour from Montréal. There are 41 trails as well as terrain parks with 3 mountain faces offering a variety of options for the skiers of all levels. All those come here to chill on the snowy mount always prefer to have tasty dining at the ‘Le Chamonix’ dining room.  [...]

Yoho National Park: Day’s hiking from Takakkaw Falls to Yoho Lake circuit

Yoho National Park: Day’s hiking from Takakkaw Falls to Yoho Lake circuit

Yoho National Park On this summer trip to Canada, I visited the Yoho National Park that is well known for its many hiking trails. As I love adventure, I spent a day in hiking via which most of the park’s scenic and natural attractions were easily explored including the rocky glaciers and their formations that are the hidden lakes and the nations’ third highest waterfall. Believe me; the Yoho National Park is an extremely striking zone of the Canadian Rockies. Herein, a majority of the ideal natural features are accessible within some minutes walk from parking ground or via the ardent hiking trails needing overnight camping if they are long enough. Catch the trail that requires a fine half-day walk, which is actually a circular one taking you back from where you began. On this one, spot  [...]

Adventure travel to Kyrgyzstan

Adventure travel to Kyrgyzstan

This winter I just planned for an adventure travel that ultimately turned out to be the most extraordinary trip. On my list of yearly adventure trip, this time it was the turn of the hilly Kyrgyzstan where I could dare to undertake trekking in a few of the most isolated and spectacularly wonderful sites that are hardly seen anywhere else on the planet. Trekking holidays are not that easy to plan, but when they are actually spent; nothing else seems to be more interesting, exhilarating, and mind-blowing. Certainly, this was my final judgment when I excitingly completed my trekking holidays in Kyrgyzstan. I have only one thing to say to all of you - if you love adventure as well as independence, then this is the adventure trip for you that you should aspire about! This adventure travel to  [...]

Scuba in Egypt

Scuba in Egypt

Scuba in Egypt is a popular vacation activity. Egypt is famous for its crystal-clear waters. The corals and fish are spectacular and mesmerizing. The Red Sea is ideal for scuba in Egypt. It is home to numerous submarine habitats from seamounts that are remote. These seamounts attract large water species, including sharks and barracudea. Individuals who go scuba in Egypt are given the opportunity to swim along with turtles and clown fish. These species inhabit the reefs comprised of shallow waters. Nearly every resort in Egypt, which features in Scuba Diving Egypt, has exclusive dive clubs. Short trips are organized to dive sites that lie in close proximity. The dive operators are specialists and experienced. They offer live cruises, which enable scuba divers to spend several weeks at the  [...]

Piazza del Campo: A Magnificent Public Square

Piazza del Campo: A Magnificent Public Square

Siena’s history centers on Piazza del Campo. It is popularly known as ‘il Campo’ by the local inhabitants. Piazzo del Campo served as the site for traditional games organized by the Sienese. Later, the games were held at Palio. Piazza del Campo is also the site for traditional markets. Piazza del Campo has been home to prominent individuals, who have contributed to the region’s rich history. Santa Caterina is one of them. He was a mystic saint that had a deep link to Siena’s image. Piazza del Campo has been home to artists, including Simone Martini and Jacopo della Quercia. Piazza del Campo Siena is a unique region in the world. The ground’s conformation has transformed the square into a huge conclave shell. The paving comprises of red bricks. The bricks are arranged into  [...]

Kabah: An Ancient Wonder

Kabah: An Ancient Wonder

Kabah is located in the Yucatan region of Mexico. It lies 67 miles south of Merida. Cancun is separated from Kabah by a distance of 255 miles. Uxmal is another 17 miles away from Kabah. Kabah’s Mayan ruins are situated along ‘Puuc Route’. Most buildings in the Uxmal region have been built in the style of Maya Puuc. Yucatan’s inland hill country is home to the most splendid Puuc architecture. Only a small portion of Kabah has been excavated. Kabah houses several intriguing and strange sculptures and buildings. Palace of the Masks is the central building in Kabah. The façade of this structure is built in Chenes style. It is covered with nearly 250 masks of Chac, who is the rain god. He is also known as ‘the Big Nosed God’. Kabah is a wonderful representation of Mayan architecture.  [...]

Potala Palace: Epitome of Perfection

Potala Palace: Epitome of Perfection

Potala Palace is wonderfully perched on Marpo Ri hill, which is nearly 130 meters above the valley of Lhasa. Potala Palace stretches for an additional 170 meters. It is one of the most popular structures in Tibet. Most legendary stories that concern the hill speak of a sacred cave. This cave is supposed to be the dwelling region of the Bodhisattva Chenresi, also known as Avilokiteshvara. Emperor Songtsen Chenresi used the structure as a meditation retreat during the seventh century AD. In 637 AD a palace was constructed on the hill by Songtsen Gampo. The structure stood in good condition till the 17th century. It was then made part of the greater buildings’ foundations. The fifth Dalai Lama ordered the construction of the palace in 1645. The construction of Potrang Karpo or White Palace  [...]

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