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  • Seychelles Island – The Paradise On Earth
    Seychelles Island – The Paradise On Earth
    People who visit Seychelles Island are impressed by the amazing natural beauty of this island. It is situated in the Indian Ocean off the Coast of Africa. The perfect combinations of these 115 islands are worth calling as ”Paradise on earth”. It is a place where it is easy to fall into a relaxed and easy frame of mind. This island has managed to protect their native population in their original habitat which attracts the tourist traveling from other countries. There are many islands who are unfazed by the modernization and hence you can get a glimpse of the olden era. The natives are friendly and harmless people and are totally ensconced into their own culture and traditions despite being in touch with the modern tourist and civilizations. The natives of Seychelles still earn their living by fishing and cultivation in the most  [...]
    Posted at June 10th, 2009 at 02:06 am
  • Mystery Islands Of Italy – Part 6
    Mystery Islands Of Italy – Part 6
    The serene, miniature Italian islands of Levanzo and Marettimo, off the coast of Sicily, with their easy access, crystal-clear blue hued waters, rich ecological and architectural uniqueness, primeval cultures and breathtaking views of mountain terrain and landscapes, all conjugate to make this duo the key tourist attractions. Levanzo is the island’s most calm village with low-razed white cottages, the majestic Cala Dogana habour dotted with several ships and pleasant lush vegetation. Its depths are affluent in various archeological remnants dating back to the Punic and Roman era. The copious caverns, the Grotto del Genovese, being the most famed of them, touches heights of up to 100ft above the west coast. The primordial age rock carvings and depictions of human and plant forms have been found to date back to as far as 15,000  [...]
    Posted at June 8th, 2009 at 02:06 pm
  • Mystery Islands Of Italy – Part 5
    Mystery Islands Of Italy – Part 5
    Picturesquely located in Italy’s southern province is the quaint island of Lampedusa, amidst Malta and Tunisia in the Mediterranean Sea. One of the largest islands in Pelagie, inclusive of Linosa and Lampione, Lampedusa is geographically closer to Africa than Italy. Linosa is a volcanic island located in the southern Mediterranean Sea formed due to the result of three volcanic eruptions reaching heights of above 100 mtrs, evident in the Monte Rosso, Monte Vulcano and Monte Nero where one can view the shape of their craters on these mountain tops. Linosa has a rocky coastline and a tiny beach at Cala Pozzolana di Ponente unique for its black coloured sands and turtle breeding site. Lampedusa with its vast expenses of levelled limestone raised areas concluding in a succession of spectacular crags, cerulean waters, and impetuous inlets  [...]
    Posted at June 8th, 2009 at 04:06 am
  • Mystery Islands of Italy – Part 4
    Mystery Islands of Italy – Part 4
    Ischia is the densely populated, largest islands in the Gulf of Naples, in Italy. It has six towns, the main ones being Ischia Porto and Ischia Ponte, the centre that rose under the Aragonese Castle which bears historical significance. Other key sites are the Casina Reale ( King’s House) which is the seat of the Italian Republic Army, the oriental styled villa ‘La Pagoda’, the Bourbon harbour with its  church of Our Lady of Safe Harbour. Thermal Baths, pine plantations and gorgeous seashores all combine to make this place truly memorable. The shoreline centre of Casamicciola Terme offers splendid views of the encircling lush green, hilly terrain which were at one time volcanic craters and productive grounds of larval activity. Atop the majestic Sentinella, one can view breathtaking, scenic sights. Worth visiting places are  [...]
    Posted at June 7th, 2009 at 10:06 am
  • Mystery Islands of Italy – Part 3
    Mystery Islands of Italy – Part 3
    The most impressive and significant sea bottoms of Italy are the Giglio and Giannutri, two southernmost islands of the Tuscan Archipelago. To reach here, one can board the boat or ferry service from the bustling fishing town of Porto Stefano. The Giglio island, a sandstone mass projecting above the sea, with its rock-strewn landscape, serrated shorelines, majestic sandy fjords, encapsulating clear, pea green waters and Technicolor sea beds make it the ideal destination. The Giglio Porto has vast stretches of pine plantation and vineyards that make delectable and extremely popular ‘Ansonaco’ wine. From Giglio Porto, one can board the local bus service up taking one to the mountain top fortress town of Giglio Castello, an unmarred primeval town with tapered, snaking streets, abrupt stone cut stairs and tall towering walls. One  [...]
    Posted at June 7th, 2009 at 12:06 am
  • Mystery Islands of Italy – Part 2
    Mystery Islands of Italy – Part 2
    Italy has bountiful beauty abundant with gorgeous escapades in its several islands that stretch across the Mediterranean Sea. A trip to Italy is incomplete without a visit to the majestic Elba Island. One can either take up a 2-hour trek or board one of the cable car rides to the highest point on the Elba, Monte Capanne, which proffers exhilarating views of the Italian mainland and islands of Corsica, Capraia, Monte Cristo and Pianosa. One can find many sites of historic significance, namely the Museum Archeologico Porotferraio, the Villa San Martino, the summer home of Napolean, Palazzina dei Mulini, the palace of Napolean and his sister which houses precious memorabilia from that era. This immensely pictorial place in Italy with ever-stretching shores with rocky-sandy beach fronts, dotted with faint-coloured cottages, provide a  [...]
    Posted at June 6th, 2009 at 02:06 pm
  • Mystery Islands Of Italy – Part 1
    Mystery Islands Of Italy – Part 1
    The Mediterranean islands spanning Italy are bursting with stunning locales and enthralling facts, right from Alicudi to the amazing Capri. Alicudi, the secluded, serene fisherman’s island, which is an enticing volcanic rock in the middle of the sea with surrounding cerulean waters, bears proud listing as an area of special interest in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This island lies off the north coast of Sicily, home to about a hundred some people, has amazing display of flora and fauna, and wandering birds during the spring and summer months. Palmarola is the jewel of the Mediterranean Sea with its sparkling clean waters, weathered coastline speckled with caves, inlets, ledges and rock faces. Ideal for the solitude seeker with yacht charters available on which one can view the picturesque views of the caves and majestic rock  [...]
    Posted at June 6th, 2009 at 04:06 am
  • Nagoya – The City With A Unique Design
    Nagoya – The City With A Unique Design
    In spite of its reputation of being conservative and provincial, Nagoya has won a place in the list of UNESCO’s creative cities. It is centrally located and serves as a crossroads for the nation. It is the fourth largest city in Japan in terms of population, as well as the nucleus of the third largest metropolitan area in the nation. Nagoya developed as the castle town of the Owari, one of the three branches of the ruling Tokugawa family during the Edo Period.  However, much of the city, including most of its historic buildings, was destroyed in the air raids of 1945. Despite all this Nagoya is the capital of Aichi Prefecture and the principal city of the Nobi plain Nagoya is known for the vastness of the underground shopping centers around Nagoya Station–including Unimall, Terumina, Meichika, and Sun Road. The size of this  [...]
    Posted at June 5th, 2009 at 04:06 pm
  • Kobe – A Mesmerizing Tourist Destination
    Kobe – A Mesmerizing Tourist Destination
    Kobe is the newest to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network as a City of Design. Kobe is the sixth largest city in Japan and has distinctive features that distinguish it from other Japanese cities. The city of Kobe is nestled between the lush green Rokko Mountain range to the north and the shimmering blue water of the Seto Inland Sea to the south.  Kobe is a town that has been miraculously recovered from the earthquake. There are many distinctive features of Kobe – the beauty of its surrounding sea and mountains, international cuisine, Kobe beef, sake, specialty cakes and coffee, fashionable ambience, cultural assets and many more add as jewel to the crown of Kobe You can walk the streets of Kitano Cho, which is an exotic residential area to get a glimpse  [...]
    Posted at June 5th, 2009 at 06:06 am
  • Montreal City Travel Guide – Canada’s Romantic Island City
    Montreal City Travel Guide – Canada’s Romantic Island City
    Montreal is a major hub of cultural pluralism in Canada. Vibrant Montreal is the third design city in UNESCO’s eminent list. Capable of admission in a number of areas other than design, the city is nonetheless the most avant-garde and stylish on the continent. Montreal derives its name from one of the hills, the Mont-Royal, and nowadays a very popular park with a view. There are eight hills in and around Montreal, peaking as high as 527 m, the remnants of Ice-Age Devonian volcanoes.  Montreal is located in the province of Quebec and it the second biggest city in Canada, it is also the second largest French-speaking city in the world. It is a city full of history, art and festivals. Some of Montreal’s best known festivals include The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (Jazz Fest), Juste pour Rire (Just for Laughs), International  [...]
    Posted at June 4th, 2009 at 06:06 pm