Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Old Is New In Old West Jaunt
November 21, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Old Is New In Old West Jaunt
The sectional land of southeast Arizona flanking the margin of Mexico is a citadel of authentic American culture. Here, the Old West congregates with the new to offer an assortment of lifestyles for the natives and the vacationers. Overview The thrilling trip of 160 miles commences when you drive southeast of Tucson toward Pistol Hill Road. The, on Highway 83 to witness the brawny stance of Santa Rita Mountains and the grandeur of Old West. Before concluding your expedition in Bisbee, you will also visit Sonoita and the land of Tombstone. From Tucson The terrain of Tucson is the land swathed by natural panoramas. Known as a paradise for lovers, Tucson reveals its beauty in the peaks, gorges, and arid regions that it embraces. To stretch your legs before the journey, start trekking on the Seven  [...]


Introducing Lima
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Introducing Lima
One of the largest cities of Peru, Lima’s architecture is mix-match of many styles due to variations that took place in its history. Cultural as well as economic hub of Peru, the city is satiated with great history and excellent culture. It is located in the midst of the foothills of the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. A doorway to sensational sights like Lake Titicaca, Amazon jungle and last but not the least Machu Picchu, it becomes the must visit spot for the tourists to Peru. With this, Lima has become one of the renowned tourism industries in the world. The city founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish Conquistador, and its culture is inspired from Andean, Asian and European.  In 1988, the Historic Center of Lima was pronounced as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city possesses  [...]


Evening Tea On Café Terraces
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Evening Tea On Café Terraces
If you want to take a break from the mesmerizing destinations of the city and fear getting lost into its past, there are plenty of other options to have a good time while you are in Tunis. There are a couple of bars and nightclubs in the Capital City of Tunisia, though most of them in large hotels and hence expensive. Only one or two of them would make for a comfortable ambience for women who wish to drink. However, there are a number of cafes around, where you can sip your tea and watch the worlds pass by. You could also try the cuisine that the restaurants serve here and there are a number of them that suit the pockets of all. Shopping too can be great fun in Tunis, especially in its medina. Nightlife in Tunis The night out scene at this North African city may not be very loud, but it is  [...]


Love At First Drive In Nebraska
November 20, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Love At First Drive In Nebraska
Chase the exodus of the sandhill cranes on this cushy haven precipitated in the history of resilient establishers settled here centuries ago. The vicinity of Nebraska, especially the southern and central regions are scattered with ancient communities, conserved log cabinets, and several souvenirs, thus creating a bequest of pioneers in this terrain. Nebraska, known for the sights of sandhill cranes, is mostly due to this region. Witness the migrating blue and gray clusters of specks in the sky or on the land during the spring near the Platte River. Their favorite V arrangement while soaring high can be observed throughout the journey. Mapping the drive A voyage of over 280 miles begins from Aurora to the Grand Island on the west. Get motivated like author Willa Cather moving south toward Red  [...]


Celebrated Festivals In Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Celebrated Festivals In Cusco
The festivals have occupied a special place in the citizen’s heart and all the feasts are celebrated with the same vigor. During the feasts, dances, handicraft fairs and parades are also organized. Fiesta de Ollantaytambo The feast is celebrated on January 6 with great dances and spiritual processions. Qoyllority The festival combines customs of Andean as well as Catholic and it is celebrated with dance and great music. Toqto Fights It is celebrated on February 2nd and signifies the olden days when people used to fight to get more piece of land. Carnavales The festival that brings happiness is celebrated in the month of February. All Saints Day Celebrated on November 1st. Lord of the Earthquakes Celebrated in between the months of April and March, it will allow you to take a look at mixture  [...]


Cultural Connection Of Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Cultural Connection Of Cusco
The city is not only known for its archeology and history but also for its culture and tradition. The city is bestowed with best dance forms due to its Inca heritage and several dances are inspired from Spain also. Similarly, the province is known for its handicrafts that are also influenced by their heritage. The remarkable art form of the citizens is always a thing to memorize as previously the citizens used to possess natural inventiveness but after entrance of the Spaniards, their creativity got blend of their culture also. They are enjoying their cultural lives with colorful clothes, different dance forms their festivals. The city is also prominent for its textiles and the sculptures prepared from clay are also outstanding. The paintings are nowhere behind from claiming their popularity  [...]


Happening Night Lives
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Happening Night Lives
Cusco spends rocking nightlife and as the city is full of tourists almost every month of the year, the bars and clubs are always thronged by the visitors. Los Perros A happening bar of the city. Norton Rats Tavern A bar where you will be able to hear great music and witness the magnificent view of its surroundings. Mama Africa Frequented by young and happening masses due to the presence of one of the best discotheques in the city. You can even hear music like samba and salsa and live music programs are also hosted in the place. Mythology The place contains restaurant as well as dance floor where you can shake a leg for the entire night. The spot also has movie salon and perfect seating arrangements. Xcess One of the happening clubs that contains bar as well as dance floor. You can even hear  [...]


Exploring Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Exploring Cusco
The city is known as archeological capital of America and many of its historical and must see historical places are located in the city premises as well as far away from the city. For the nearby towns you can depend on transport system but the city center being very small you can also rely on pair of feet. Metro and rail services are not available to get into the inner circles of city. By Foot Large part of Cusco can be covered only by walking and prefer to move in a group rather than alone. Public Transport Another best option is public transport and the mode of transport is simply the cheap and the best. The buses are mainly useful in traveling to locations around the Sacred Valley. Taxis The taxis are belongs to authorized companies and are the safest as well as cheap mode of transportation.  [...]


Introducing Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Introducing Cusco
With it’s incredible beauty and vibrant ancient feel, the city is becoming one of the prime tourist centers, as a million number of visitors throng the city every year to spend their time qualitatively. Once there, the magnificent city will force you to extend your holiday tour. Many sights are located in a walking distance from each other. The combination of historical and archeological sights will give a pleasurable surprise to your eyes. The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu-one of the best archeological places worldwide, and of course nearby Inca Ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay, will lure you towards themselves. The city center is very tiny in size and hence you can take a glimpse of the city by walking rather than hiring any transport. While on foot, the  [...]


Visiting The Attractions Of Cusco
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
Visiting The Attractions Of Cusco
Main Square The square has been a witness to various historical events of the city and during the time of Incas it was known as the 'Square of the warrior'. The journey of stunning 'Inti Raymi' begins from here every year. Coricancha and Santo Domingo The convent is a best example of the most delicate works of architecture in Cusco. The convent is constructed over the extravagant Temple of Qoricancha. A long time ago, the walls of the temple were decorated with gold sheets. Museo Inka The museum displays the best collection of Inca artifacts and you can take the glimpses of the works like jewellery, gold and metal work, and paintings, among all. The Temple of San Blas It came into existence in the 16th century and here you can take a look at finest wood carving patterns of Spanish style. Cathedral  [...]


The Vibrant, Laid Back City of Tunis
November 20, 2009 | Fascinating Cities | No Comment
The Vibrant, Laid Back City of Tunis
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia. It is a vibrant city that is best enjoyed at a relaxed pace. Away from the glitters of a typical touristy city, Tunis has managed to keep its identity intact, offering the tourists a relaxed vacation amidst the remains of the past and elegance of the present. Location Tunis is in northern Tunisia, which is located in North Africa. Tunisia borders the Mediterranean Sea and is sandwiched between Algeria and Libya. Climate Owing to its varying terrains, Tunisia has three types of climate. The climate in the mountainous northern area of the city is Mediterranean with warm summers and mild and rainy winters. The central regions with its plains have a semi-arid climate with the average rainfall being 200 millimeter in a year and further south is the desert that merges  [...]