Archive for April, 2010

The Wondrous Hispanic Highlands of New Mexico

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

New Mexico is full many wondrous places that can turn a simple vacation into an unforgettable one. The Hispanic Highlands in this state have much to offer in terms of natural attractions, fun-filled vacation activities and fine accommodation facilities.

One of the Hispanic Islands that you should visit while in New Mexico is Santa Fe, the state’s capital situated at 6, 996 meters above sea level. The city is full of amazing attractions which include mountainous regions that are popular for skiing and mountaineering. Another Hispanic highland is the Espanola which is situated between the Jemez Mountains and Trucha Mountains. This highland is home to some of the oldest Indian civilization ruins in New Mexico.

Taos is the other popular Hispanic Highland in New Mexico. This highland is popular for its skiing activities as well as art colonies and galleries. Other wondrous highlands include Angel Fire, Chama and Los Alamos

Hot attractions in Santa Fe

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

A vacation spent in Santa Fe is one that you are not likely to forget because there are so many wonderful things to do and countless of thrilling places to visit. Nature lovers will definitely have a lot to enjoy in this New Mexico capital. Some of the attractions found in Santa Fe include the 7,000 feet Rocky Mountains. The Sangre de Christo is a beautifully rugged mountainous region which is popular for its hiking, picnicking and skiing activities.

Another popular attraction in this amazing city is the Cross of the Martyrs which is located on a small hill at Paseo de Peralta. This hill top also provides one of the best views for the city of Santa Fe. There are also a number of museums and cathedrals which draw large crowds each day. Some of the popular Museums include the Museum of fine Arts, the Museum of New Mexico and the Santa Fe Children’s Museum.

Travel to Farmington

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

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Do you want to spend you vacation in style? You should travel to Farmington, New Mexico to enjoy the vacation of your dreams. This is the perfect place for numerous thrilling adventures, amazing attractions, exciting outdoor activities and world class accommodation.

Some of the most outstanding attractions are the beautiful landscapes that cover the whole city. One of the places that you should visit during your vacation in New Mexico is the Farmington Four Corners. Apart from unique landscapes, this area is also home to cultural treasures that have a history dating back to many thousands of years.

You can also visit the Aztec Ruins National Monument for a glimpse of the history of ancient Aztecs. Another amazing attraction is the Chaco National Historical Park, where you will find evidence of Puebloan culture and architecture. You can as well visit the Mesa Verde national Park to enjoy some exciting hiking experiences.

Auckland’s Beautiful Backyard

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

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Auckland is an incredible city because of its spectacular skyline that glitters in the bay and the streets are filled with a kind of cosmopolitan air. If you need a break from the bustle and bright light of Auckland, you can travel the twelve miles east of Auckland into the Hauraki Gulf where you will come face to face with Waiheke which is a gorgeous green island that has several sandy beaches, eclectic homes as well as grassy meadows.

The journey to Waiheke is half an hour and you have to be at Auckland busy port to catch a ferry. The climate of Waiheke is generally warm and is warmer than Auckland. It is 20 kilometers long and most of it is uninhabited. Apart from the natural allure of sand and sea, Waiheke is also popular for dance parties that are held at Stonyridge Vineyard during the summer season and it play host to several events including wine jazz among others. Auckland is also very well regarded for its vineyards and quality of fine wine. This region is one of the best producers of Australian wine which is exported and enjoyed around the world.