Peru – Destination With Rich History And Beautiful Landscapes

Peru – Destination With Rich History And Beautiful Landscapes

When you travel somewhere, you surely will look for the whole experience of the trip to collect in those days. For people is quite typical to seek the best of all – the smell of the ocean, the view of the mountains, major capitals with cultural events or to experience the offers an active vacation. Destination Peru is blessed because it has literally everything a bit, so this is one destination which is located on the wish list of all great travelers. Continue reading Peru – Destination With Rich History And Beautiful Landscapes

Top Rated London Attractions for History Lovers

Top Rated London Attractions for History Lovers

London is the land of historicity and traditionalism. Here you have the world’s illustrious antiquities and you can call this the perfect stopping point for tourists who are just enthusiastic about history of London City. The city has the traces of the perfect past and once you visit the landmarks you come to know about the destination from close. In fact, the city has its own specific style and it is the blend of the contemporary and the traditional at best. Continue reading Top Rated London Attractions for History Lovers

A national park that lies below the sea

A national park that lies below the sea

Dry Tortugas National Park, located about 70 miles west of Key West in the Gulf of Mexico, covers 100 sq miles of ocean and seven small islands. A whopping 99% of the park is actually underwater.

Dry Tortugas – est 1992

Florida

A national park that lies below the sea

Nick Fuechsel, interpretive ranger

Read more about BBC Travel’s celebration of the US National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary. Continue reading A national park that lies below the sea

The Bali village with a magic tree

The Bali village with a magic tree

“My cousin is over there,” my guide Ketut Blen explained, pointing to a skull and bundle of clothing beneath a tatty palm and bamboo frame. “But I don’t feel anything when I look at him.”

The cemetery in Trunyan, Bali, where villagers sail their dead in canoes to rot in the open air, is an isolated place. Shielded by steep and jungled slopes, it rests on the shores of a vast highland crater lake, a short boat ride from its parent village. And, on an island where most Balinese Hindus cremate their dead, Trunyan is unique. Continue reading The Bali village with a magic tree

The man who takes Death Valley to extremes

The man who takes Death Valley to extremes

Marshall Ulrich knows the intensity of Death Valley National Park all too well – the sun leaching away his energy and the heat’s relentless assault, like being slow-cooked in an oven set to low.

Death Valley – est 1994

California, Nevada

The man who takes Death Valley to extremes

Marshall Ulrich, ultrarunner

Read more about BBC Travel’s celebration of the US National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary. Continue reading The man who takes Death Valley to extremes

Where people become real-life cowboys

Where people become real-life cowboys

With its Sonoran Desert landscapes and blood orange sunsets, Saguaro National Park on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona, flawlessly plays the part of a Western movie set.

Saguaro – est 1994

Arizona

Where people become real-life cowboys

Andrew Sanders, cowboy

Read more about BBC Travel’s celebration of the US National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary. Continue reading Where people become real-life cowboys

The mountain hermits of Aragon

The mountain hermits of Aragon

My heart was still racing half an hour after arriving. Visiting Sinforosa Sancho and Juan Martin Colomer – the last inhabitants of La Estrella, an abandoned mountain village in the Maestrazgo wilderness of Aragon, Spain – is not for the faint of heart.


The mountain hermits of Aragon
View image of Juan and Sinforosa are the only inhabitants of La Estrella (Credit: Credit: Inka Piegsa)

My taxi driver Nacho assured me that he knew the way perfectly. ”My grandparents  come from a village nearby and I often spent summers there,” he said.

I should have known better. Continue reading The mountain hermits of Aragon

Top Paranormal Places

Top Paranormal Places

The number of people who believe in ghosts, aliens and the rest of unexplained phenomena is surprisingly large and for all who want to review the paranormal activity, there are several quite suitable destinations.

1. State road 375, Nevada

According to the tourism organizations in Nevada, this time were seen more reports of UFOs than anywhere else in the country. Continue reading Top Paranormal Places

Season Of Fireflies In Japan

Season Of Fireflies In Japan

While in many cultures, fireflies are gloomy harbingers, in Japan, fireflies or so – called hotaru have big, positive and more significant value. Late May and early June is the season of fireflies in Japan. Their observation named hotaru-gari, followed by a great silence is part of the Japan-long tradition and one of the typical details of Japanese summers. Continue reading Season Of Fireflies In Japan

Exploring London the Paddington Way

Exploring London the Paddington Way

On an accidental visit to London just like Paddington the bear in the movie we might want to get guided by the movie as the story moves from one location to another, this may sound adventurous but there are other ways to get to know the city. Some of the tourist spots are a must while at others you can spend the whole day at your own leisure and get to know various aspects of the city. Continue reading Exploring London the Paddington Way