Archive for April, 2013

The biosphere of Montréal: through fire and ice

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

biosphere of Montréal, travel tipsThe Biosphere in Montreal is a museum located in Montreal. It is dedicated completely towards the environment and contains various changes and things related to the environment. The museum building is actually an enclosed structure made of steel and acrylic cells.

The dome shaped museum has a diameter of 250 feet and a very complex system of shades is used to maintain the temperature within the museum constant and at a particular level. If you visit the biosphere museum in Montreal then you will have access to four themed platforms.
It is very unfortunate to know that in the year 1976, the museum caught while it was undergoing some structural renovation. While the internal steel truss structure remained undamaged, the external transparent acrylic bubble was completely destroyed.

Moreover every year during the winter, thick layers of ice used to cover up the whole museum. But in spite of these, the museum is still running.

Take the haunted tour of Paris

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Travel Paris, travel destinationAre you planning to visit Paris with your partner soon? Well, Paris is without doubt the most romantic city in the world and you will have a blast there but how about doing something different during the trip? Besides, visiting all the famous must-see places of Paris and doing all the romantic stuff, why not take the haunted tour of Paris?

There are several haunted tours that are organized in Paris and you can take your pick from them. One of the most popular one is the Mysteries of Paris Tour which was introduced in 2010. It is all about exploring the dark side of Paris and this tour will give you the opportunity to witness the mysteries and legends of Paris. During the tour you will be guided by an expert storyteller who will bring all things supernatural to life. In this two hours tour you will learn about Theatre of the Vampires, Bastille mummies, Knights Templar, vampires, serial killers, Eiffel Tower ghost and a lot more!