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Facts about Gobi Desert

Facts about Gobi Desert

Spanning the southern areas of Mongolia, and the north and north western areas of China, the Gobi Desert is a cold desert, characterized by varying landscapes with more bare rock than sand. The magnificent landscapes include salt ponds, canyons, desert basins, and rocky mountain ranges. It covers about 1.3 million sq km of the Asian(…)

Published On: Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
Facts about Yellowstone National Park

Facts about Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park, located mostly in the Wyoming province in the U.S (96%; Montana has 3% and Idaho has 1%), is the world’s first national park. It received this status in 1872 after President Ulysses Grant made the Yellowstone Park Act a law. It is famous for its geological hydrothermal features, varying ecosystems, and wildlife.(…)

Published On: Monday, October 14th, 2013
Pyramids of Giza Facts

Pyramids of Giza Facts

Testament to the greatest architectural creations by the Egyptians, the Pyramids of Giza have been standing for over 4,500 years, making them the oldest surviving monuments in the world. Located on an arid plateau, the pyramids complex is about 12.4 miles away from Cairo in Egypt. Also known as the Giza Necropolis, these pyramids are(…)

Published On: Friday, October 11th, 2013
Facts about Sydney Opera House in Australia

Facts about Sydney Opera House in Australia

A global icon for Sydney and Australia, the Sydney Opera House is a performing arts center at Bennelong Point in the city. Replete with a comparatively-new-but-rich history, this beautiful building is home to some of the greatest venues in the world for showcasing music, dance, theater shows, ballet, musical dramas, etc. Hosting more than 1,800(…)

Published On: Thursday, October 10th, 2013
Honeymoon in New Zealand

Honeymoon in New Zealand

Do you want to surprise your beloved with the perfect honeymoon destination? Well, if you don’t mind spending a few extra dollars on your honeymoon, then why not plan a honeymoon vacation in New Zealand? The honeymoon can be termed as the one of the most pleasurable occasions for a couple and the moments shared(…)

Published On: Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Facts about Machu Picchu in Peru

Facts about Machu Picchu in Peru

The historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, set amidst the giant Andes Mountains and the Amazon basin in Peru, is one of the best preserved remains of the advanced civilization of the Incas. A breathtaking site, this ancient city is located 600 m above the beauteous Urubamba River Valley, and overlooking the Machu Picchu and Huayna(…)

Published On: Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
Facts about the Colosseum in Rome

Facts about the Colosseum in Rome

A symbol of power, culture, and the macabre, the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, is a giant amphitheater located at the heart of the city. It was built by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian Dynasty, in about eight years (72 AD to 80 AD). Originally named Amphitheaterum Flavianum, it became known as the Colosseum, a term(…)

Published On: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
Facts about Victoria Falls in Zambia

Facts about Victoria Falls in Zambia

Flanked by the African nations Zimbabwe and Zambia, the Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River, plummet gloriously down from a height of about 110 m. This waterfall is known to the local tribesmen as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’, or the ‘Storm that Thunders’ in their native language. It is because when the 1,708 m wide sheet of water(…)

Published On: Friday, October 4th, 2013
Mountaineering in New Zealand

Mountaineering in New Zealand

Mountaineering or Rock Climbing is one of the most popular adventure sports in New Zealand. Many mountaineers from different parts of the world come to New Zealand to take part in various Mountaineering and Rock Climbing Activities in the country. About Mountaineering Mountaineering is the activity of skiing, hiking or climbing mountains. In spite of(…)

Published On: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
Geyserland Tour

Geyserland Tour

On the Geyserland Tour we visit the land of the Maoris, explore the exotic Waitomo Caves and have an enjoyable time at the Rotorua thermal resort in New Zealand. In the morning we depart from Auckland by coach. Our journey is through the Waikato diary-farming province where you can see cows grazing on lush meadows(…)

Published On: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013