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Things to do in Recife, Brazil

Things to do in Recife, Brazil

Recife, the capital city of Pernambuco, is the fourth largest metropolitan city in Brazil. The city of Recife is located on the confluence of the two rivers, viz. the Beberibe and Capibaribe. The shores of Recife feature coral reefs. Some of the popular beaches in Recife include Boa Viagem, Brasilia Teimosa, and Pina. Not only(…)

Published On: Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Five Most Exotic Places to Visit in the World

Five Most Exotic Places to Visit in the World

If there were no colors, the earth would have been a dull place to live. Today I have picked five exotic and colorful places on earth. Here is the list of most exotic places to visit : Sigiriya Fortress in Sri Lanka Sigiriya is a massive rock fortress surrounded by amazing gardens and water tanks,(…)

Published On: Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
Angkor Wat Facts

Angkor Wat Facts

A mesmerizing architectural marvel, Angkor Wat in Cambodia is a temple built in the early 12th century AD. Built as a Hindu Temple, by Emperor Suryavarman II, its religious orientation throughout history has changed according to the religion followed by the rulers of the Khmer Empire. Due to this there were a number of additions(…)

Published On: Monday, November 25th, 2013
Interesting Facts about Petra, Jordan

Interesting Facts about Petra, Jordan

The spectacular archaeological ruins in the Middle East, Petra (Jordan) represents an ancient Arab culture and architecture that flourished more than 2,000 years ago. Featuring several rock-cut buildings and structures, this city from the bygone era is located on the slope of the biblical Mount Hor in Jordan. It was built by the resident ancient(…)

Published On: Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Interesting Facts about Pompeii

Interesting Facts about Pompeii

Ruins of the Forum in Pompeii, Italy Sprawled across 163 acres, just 3 miles off the Bay of Naples, Pompeii was an impressive ancient Roman city that was at its height of prosperity in the 1st century AD. It was completely ruined and destroyed on an August morning in 79 AD, due to the pyroclastic flows from Mount(…)

Published On: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
Interesting Facts about Mammoth Cave

Interesting Facts about Mammoth Cave

True to its name, Mammoth Cave is an extremely long and extensive cave system under the Flint Ridge in south-central Kentucky (US). Its depth or total length is still unknown but explorers have discovered over 400 miles of the complex labyrinth inside and are treading and marking new pathways regularly. The entire area (52,830 acres!)(…)

Published On: Friday, November 8th, 2013
Interesting Facts about Ayers Rocks

Interesting Facts about Ayers Rocks

An imposing landmark in Australia, the Ayers Rock is a massive sandstone monolith in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, renowned for its structural composition, spiritual significance and views. It is known among the native aborigines as Uluru (literally meaning ‘Earth mother’). The land around Ayers Rock is in fact owned by an aboriginal clan named(…)

Published On: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
Facts about Mount Fuji

Facts about Mount Fuji

The magnificent Mount Fuji on Honshu Island is often known to the locals as Fuji-san. Renowned globally for its perfectly symmetrical conical peak, this mountain in Japan is a symbol for this island country across the world. Considered as one of the most scenic peaks on the planet, Mount Fuji has been inspiring the Japanese(…)

Published On: Friday, October 18th, 2013