Croatia: A Classic Destination To Visit
April 2, 2014 – 4:06 am | No Comment
To experience the overwhelming beauty of nature a trip to Croatia is a must, and the memories of this trip will be etched in your heart for eternity. Behind the overwhelming beauty of Croatia lies a tumultuous history of conquest by Greeks, Romans, Turks, Venetian emperors, to name a few, but mother nature has been kind to the country to overcome all the conquests and still retain its old world charm  [...]

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Biking Pleasures on the Mumbai Goa National Highway No. 17.
May 16, 2012 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Biking Pleasures on the Mumbai Goa National Highway No. 17.
It is a great feeling to go round the NH 17,as this is a legendary place to be in and this is one highway which surely encourages the nature enthusiast and adventure seeker to set out freely on this lovely road to pleasure. The Mumbai Goa Highway or the NH 17 is a great route that leads through some lovely sea shores and also some misty mountains. The mountainous terrain of the highway is what makes tours and trips on this road very memorable. So as you wind your way from Mumbai to Goa and remember to capture whatever you can as this is one cherishable experience filled with the ideal travel pleasures. Normally it is ideal to start from Panvel near Mumbai for a biking experience here. So after getting all the gears checked and the bikes scrutinized is a good idea to set out on this road  [...]


Remarkable Drives and Tour Guide
March 14, 2012 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Remarkable Drives and Tour Guide
India is a land of adventure, fun and excitement. This has a lot of excitement in tow and provides to the tourists the ultimate travel luxury. While you are on the road in India it is imperative that you get to put together what exactly you would do in this land fun and frolic. So whether it is going to Cherrapunji or visiting the Goa beaches, whether it is the lovely Himalayan ranges or any other lovely Ghats that you have to drive into, Indian drives are remarkable and such remarkable drives are what make up a travel journey in Indian locales. Take for example the Mumbai Goa drive of around 677 km which is a smooth highway and a driving paradise for all tourists coming here. It is recommended that you make the trip with your friends in the Ghats en route. As you drive down to this wonderful  [...]


Remarkable highways in the world
July 12, 2010 | Remarkable Drives | One Comment
Remarkable highways in the world
Highways are considered to be very important. They make transportation and communication more fast and more efficient. Though the highways are important to people, yet they have claimed the lives of many. There are a number of interesting highways in the world. Some of these highways have been built for over centuries and some of them are known for their laurels of engineering all round the world. Yungas Road is considered to be the most dangerous highway in the world. This highway is located high up in the Andes Mountain in Bolivia, which is regarded everywhere as the “most dangerous road”. This road is a 61 km long highway which leads from La Paz to Coroico and is known for its “legendary extreme danger”. Also, known as the death road, this highway kills around 200 to 300 people in  [...]


Road Tripping Along Route 66
May 18, 2010 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Road Tripping Along Route 66
John Steinbeck, in his book, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ spoke of the Joad family; who were being dispersed from the Great Big Dust Bowl. We see references of them using ‘The Mother Road’ to get to their destination - California. ‘Route 66’ is the contemporary name for that historic road. You want to get a feel of an American road trip of the 1920s while you travel across, virtually, the half of America? Take a road trip along Route 66. BACKGROUND: Originally, this highway ran from Chicago, Illinois; through Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, New Mexico, Arizona and California; finally reaching its end at Los Angeles. The total length of the road came up to over a whopping 2,400 miles. Highway 66 got its name in the year 1927. However, most of the path was paved in the 1930s. TOPOGRAPHY: The  [...]


Drive Along With 3 Ghosts In Colorado
December 16, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | One Comment
Drive Along With 3 Ghosts In Colorado
A drive through the roads of Colorado flings options of sighting magnificent panoramas, adventuring in mountains, and dodging the ghosts. This picturesque path is a blend of what you can label as “the best trip ever.” Outline Colorado witnessed immediate inhabitation of several towns during the gold vehemence in 19th century. These towns discovered what they virtually could from the mines and withered away with it. Left are some of the few homes hunted by ghouls reminding us constantly about that era. However, apart from ghost towns, tourists and trippers are attracted by the scenic exquisiteness of soaring peaks, emerald fields, turquoise lagoons, and cavernous ravines that can be seen throughout this trip of 225 miles. Begin from Colorado Springs Fasten your seatbelts and drive west from  [...]


Drink And Drive In Kentucky
December 13, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | One Comment
Drink And Drive In Kentucky
The undulating pasturelands, gushing rivulets, and dense woodlands endow Kentucky with the idyllic conditions to manufacture the drink for which it’s known since centuries – bourbon whiskey. Overview A trip through central Kentucky on Bourbon Trail starts from Louisville, then Bardstown, and to Frankfort, forming a bulky triangle. This route embraces several distilleries, historic stories, natural panoramas, and never ending thirst for bourbon. The nature here reveals corn fields, garrulous rivulets, and a sugary aroma. From Louisville The journey encompassing Bourbon Trail starts from the city of Louisville. To get there, amble along the banks of Ohio River and you will arrive at ‘Belle of Louisville.’ This was once a chief shipping center and is still the biggest city of Kentucky.  [...]


Adventures Better Than Tintin In Olympic Peninsula
November 29, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Adventures Better Than Tintin In Olympic Peninsula
Olympic Peninsula, Washington The view of snow-crowned mountains of Olympics through Seattle is quite infrequent as it peters out in the mist and during downpour, and is seen again when the cloud evaporates. The Olympics and its cape is spread across 3,600 sq miles that is astoundingly, quixotically feral. The inside of this gigantic area is still undiscovered and no thoroughfare has been made that crosses the peaks, making it an apposite home for elk and untamed woods. This area is conserved by the Olympic National Park. Overview The circular journey of 330 miles starts on route 104 that outlines the Olympic isthmus from Port Angeles to Aberdeen. Along the way enjoy the best hot springs, exquisiteness of jade forests, ancient museums, and stern havens till you conclude in Hood Canal. Start  [...]


Through Unseen Estates Of Brandywine Valley
November 22, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
Through Unseen Estates Of Brandywine Valley
Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania and Delaware The landed gentry of America are acknowledged subsequent to voyaging Brandywine Valley. The remembrance of spendthrift class of the 1900’s can be observed in the old manors of the superrich. The parklands and chattels built by du Ponts, one amongst the richest families of U.S., embraced exquisite backyards and loaded with top-notch artworks. E.I. du Pont was the first among the du Ponts to enter America, somewhere around 1810. He not only sowed fruit seeds near Brandywine but seeds of richness for the next generations. His novelistic idea of producing gunpowder made him expand his business. The next few generations took over the existing business and also expanded into consumer goods and plastics. Route-Map The journey of 12 miles through Brandywine  [...]


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  [...]


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  [...]


7 Chapters Of Virginia – Taught By James River
November 20, 2009 | Remarkable Drives | No Comment
7 Chapters Of Virginia – Taught By James River
The low-lying cape of Virginia is a narrow stretch of land measuring 400 square miles and is squashed in by York and James River on either side to protrude into the vast Chesapeake Bay. Its 13 primordial colonies are occupied by the oldest European populace. This drive will mark the outlines of much deeper history of Virginia. Overview The journey of 63 miles from Richmond to Yorktown chases Route 5 through the exquisite freeway that edges James River and its flamboyant shores. With every twists and turns of the path you will enrich yourself with the original history of America, and appreciate the overwhelming vistas. 1st Chapter - From Richmond Learn your first history chapter at Richmond’s American Civil War Center, which is built in an ex-Confederate establishment. Before you flare the  [...]