Archive for August, 2009

  • Eco-Friendly Libya Ahead
    Eco-Friendly Libya Ahead
    Another sensational destination is gearing up in Mediterranean area in Libya to woo you. Libya is planning to build a place enriched with archaeological remains. This has been the official verdict of Saif Al Islam Gadafi, the son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. His prospective plans unveil the arrangements to build a sustainable development which is another initiative towards international rehabilitation. Libya has launched a first green village project to protect the Greek and Roman remnants, left in Cyrene in the green mountain regions of the Mediterranean. This is one of the gigantic ecological and cultural developments of the world’s first, large-scale, conservation-and-sustainable-development project. Cyrene is one of the oldest and the richest Greek cities and lies in a lush valley in the Jebel Akhdar uplands. This location  [...]
    Posted at August 31st, 2009 at 10:08 am
  • Get Close With Polar Bears In Churchill, Manitoba
    Get Close With Polar Bears In Churchill, Manitoba
    You must have seen animals closely at some or other zoo, and may be finding it a right option for looking them, but what if you get a live experience of looking the polar bears at their natural habitat… it would be a great fun to see them engrossed in their own acts, and find what they do if they are free. If you are tempting towards this then head yourselves towards Churchill, Manitoba. This is might the only location where you can find polar bears and get with them so close and nearby. During October and November, Hudson Bay gets chilled, and this town experiences overrun with polar bears as they travel their migration path. You can take a tundra carriage for a quick day trip. A number of tour operators are based in Churchill and Winnipeg that operate polar bear tours from mid-October to early autumn. This location gets more  [...]
    Posted at August 29th, 2009 at 10:08 am
  • Urulu – The Extraordinary Pebble – Part I
    Urulu – The Extraordinary Pebble – Part I
    Urulu or Ayers Rock or The Rock, deemed among the superlative innate wonders globally and is Australia’s proud mention and its most discernable icon. This mammoth charismatic mound towers to a majestic 318meters high with a radius of eight kilometres with a major portion of its bulkiness beneath the ground. Uluru is a gigantic sandstone rock formation located in core Australia that was sacrosanct to the Aborigines locals also dubbed as the Anangu. In present years, it has garnered significant magnitude for the New Age practitioners. Considered to have evolved from the deeds of familial beings during the conception period also known as the Dreamtime, this fascinating site comprises of numerous grottos, water openings and primordial works of art. Uluru was the conventionally christened name for the rock. Ayers Rock was the name proffered  [...]
    Posted at August 28th, 2009 at 10:08 am
  • Chilled Welcome To Eco-Friendly Tourists
    Chilled Welcome To Eco-Friendly Tourists
    The concept of eco tourism is very austere and has a plain meaning in itself. The most prominent thing to make it workout is to first develop a true sense of responsibility towards it and knowing it thoroughly by the way of sheer research. It connotes a moralistic accountability and demands for conservation of wild life and healthy nature. It is sustaining, preserving and developing a sense of responsibility towards sensitive nature. The hit funda behind this to make it successful is to recycle and re-use  things.  This will automatically result in one’s own welfare, but to truly reach to the heights of success, it needs that the natives lend a helping hand and contribute their efforts in a bigger way. Very few would be acquainted to the fact that Indian sub-continent was before a part of Antartica to what was earlier known as  [...]
    Posted at August 27th, 2009 at 10:08 pm
  • The Splendid Reclining Buddha Of Polonnawura
    The Splendid Reclining Buddha Of Polonnawura
    The impressive, primeval second capital, Polonnawura of Sri Lanka that flourished during the time periods of 846 AD – 1302 AD, during its zenith was cosseted by a six kilometres long spanning fortifying, sturdy encompassing walls. Tactically, it covered most of the crossing over Mahaweli River that is considered the longest spanning and biggest river of the Sri Lankan island. Polonnaruwa boasts of the most widespread and well-conserved relics that proffer a mesmerizing view of primordial Sri Lanka. In the time period of several centuries, innumerable monuments have been constructed in reminiscence of the grand scenes of the life depiction of Buddha, but the one located in Polonnawura that was built during the twelfth century under the directions of the King Parakrambahu, is a spectacular piece of art form. It was built as a means  [...]
    Posted at August 26th, 2009 at 11:08 pm
  • Intriguing Saadian Tombs- Part II
    Intriguing Saadian Tombs- Part II
    The impressive Saadian Tombs lay secreted and wiped out of reminiscence till 1917, when General Hubert Lyautey came across the concealed exquisiteness of the tombs at some stage in a French airborne inspection, following which a passage was made from the sides of the Kasbah Mosque. The protracted abandon has assured their safeguarding and on comprehending their noteworthy consequence, the much desired restorative effort was promptly undertaken. Majority of the Saadian line and regal offspring were laid to rest inside the mausoleums, with trustworthy, devoted servitors and warriors been allocated attractive entombment sites within the expanses of the gardens. The awe-inspiring tombs are lavishly done with the graveyard garden animate with intense scents of aromatic rosemary and blossoming roses and shaded by big palm plantations.  [...]
    Posted at August 26th, 2009 at 04:08 pm
  • Intriguing Saadian Tombs- Part I
    Intriguing Saadian Tombs- Part I
    The most enticing locales in Morocco, the breathtaking Saadian Tombs are situated in outer Marrakesh with the site being easily reachable by commencing at the heart of the city or Djemma el Fna and following the Rue Bab Agnaou. Starting at the Kasbah Mosque, the course till the tombs is adequately sign boarded. Subsequent to their astounding unearthing in 1917, this spectacular site has been painstakingly re-established to its former splendour and has been aptly maintained ever since. Inhabiting a secluded corral at the Kasbah, the tombs are splendidly adorned with multi-coloured terrazzo, Arabic libretto and intricate carvings. This location might have been a resting ground prior to the Saadian era, however the initially identified entombment period go back to 1557, with the major structures being built during the reign of Sultan  [...]
    Posted at August 26th, 2009 at 04:08 am
  • Bamyan Pristine Abode Of The Colossal Buddhas- Part II
    Bamyan Pristine Abode Of The Colossal Buddhas- Part II
    Bamyan, the biggest town in Hazarajat in central Afghanistan, had lately been ascribed as the abode to the most primeval oil-based works of art unparalleled globally. The town located on the old Silk Road lay at the intersection linking the Eastern and Western side, at a time when most of the trading among China and the Middle East was channelized via this way. In the fifth century, Bamyan was instated as capital by the Hunas. It is amongst the vastly frequented locales in Afghanistan due to the crag of Buddhas, the colossal statues, the monk caves vestiges, the City of Sighs or Shahr-e-Gholghola that has the remnants of a primordial city that faced the havoc of Ghengis Khan. The trail up to the Shahr-e-Gholghola is dotted with red rocks with the view from the top proffering spectacular sights of the Bamiyan valley. One comes across  [...]
    Posted at August 25th, 2009 at 04:08 pm
  • Bamyan Pristine Abode Of The Colossal Buddhas- Part I
    Bamyan Pristine Abode Of The Colossal Buddhas- Part I
    Bamyan is Afghanistan’s most reachable and safe destination after Kabul that has the finest, awe-inspiring statues of Buddha nestled in its valley in central Afghanistan nearly hundred miles from west Kabul. The road tread to visit these magnificent statues is a torturous, close to ten hours drive by road, but the picturesque locales through the ride and the quaint, calm Bamyan village with its singular, spiralling road is a soothing variation to the chaotic existence noticed in Kabul. The ride commences at the street located south of Ghazni, an amazing road that metamorphoses into stony pathways, with evident stopovers due to scrupulous motor vehicle and complete body screening that are frequently undertaken in these parts. One crosses past the two passes, the 3,300 meters towering Unai and Hakigak that is 3,700 meters tall, en  [...]
    Posted at August 25th, 2009 at 03:08 am
  • Mystery Islands Of Greece –Part III
    Mystery Islands Of Greece –Part III
    The secluded, craggy, tiny, pastille-shaped Greek island of Antikythira, spans a mere twenty square kilometres and is situated sixteen maritime miles, south of Cape Capelas, of Kythira Island. Despite its aridness, it is quite productive with regular fresh yield of veggies, fruits, wines and honey. The Kythira and Antikythira islands are placed south of Peloponesse belonging to the region of Piraeus. It is noteworthy for the unearthing of the ancient Antikythera ruins located close to the capital and port, Potamos, a befitting proof of its lengthy spanning history. Antikythira is the perfect choice for those who prefer isolation from the urban craziness and adore bird-watching, the sights of plentiful blooms and being nuzzled in the lap of nature. Principally, Antikythira is a hilly, arid island having two key mountain ranges, the  [...]
    Posted at August 24th, 2009 at 10:08 am