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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Hawaiian VolcanoesGeographically one of the best and interesting National Parks in all United States is Hawaii national park. It is such a place where you can witness the wonder of the wonder of nature come into action. Hawaii volcanoes national park is situated in the US state of Hawaii on the Hawaii Island established in the year 1916. Check out the landscape change in front of your eyes at Hawaii volcanoes national park. It contains two most active volcanoes in the world. It is Mauna Loa and Kilauea. Mauna Loa is 4170 m high while Kilauea is 1250 m high. There are lava flows which reveal surprising geological formations and this is the reason why people are attracted to see Hawaii volcanoes. Extremely rare birds and rife species can be found over there along with giant ferns.

It is a sacred place for Hawaiians and a source of attraction for the visitors to see the process of creation and destruction. The park constitutes 33000 acres from the summit of Mauna Loa to the sea. You have varied exciting activities to do such as hiking. There is 150 miles of hiking trails through volcanic craters, petroglyphs, walk in lava tubes, museums, scalded deserts and rainforests. It is so popular that UNESCO named it a world biosphere site in 1980 and in 1987 this Hawaii volcanoes national park was honored as world heritage site.

Kilauea is considered as the world’s only drive in volcano. This volcano has currently capacitates to produce 250000 to 650000 cubic yards of lava per day which is able to resurface the 20 mile long road daily. Due to this much lava, 491 acres of new land has been developed on the Hawaii island. It is believed that the goddess of lava Pele resides here. The scene to see the blistering lava flows meeting the sea is really phenomenal.

Volcano Mauna Loa when measured from the ocean floor is known to be the greatest volcanic mass on the whole earth. A high diversity of plants is also seen here along with featuring life form and physiognomic differences. There are in all 23 different vegetation types described for the park. There are 5 different eco system in this national park starting from submontane seasonal and coastal lowlands, montane rainforest, montane seasonal and subalpine. There are 41 rare flora species and are native to the place and this is a striking feature for grabbing the special attention of the visitors. The Hawaii volcanoes national park is very rich in sense of archeological remains such as native villages, paved trails, temples, shelter caves and agricultural areas. Similar to natural areas of Hawaii, the park has certain biological changes since the man’s arrival. The changes were made to grow sugar and pineapple and the local forest were removed directly or altered for this purpose. The native of the forest habitants has been troubled due to these changes. Introduction of new species has also taken place such as pig goat and mongoose. The species which are locally and wide spreaded available there are Hawaiian hoary bats.

Top three romantic destinations for your honeymoon

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

romantic destinationsHoneymoon is that special trip after the marriage where the newly married couple knows each other and a bond of love is created. While deciding up of the trip you must select the perfect romantic destination. Here is the list of three best destinations known for the warmth it offers to the couple of all ages.

  • Paris is also known as the city of love. This place with its historical monuments and great atmosphere is a perfect destination for any couple visiting the place. The kiss near the Eifel tower is a dream for many couples as described in various novels.
  • Venice is a city on water. The magical boat ride makes it more romantic and this historical city is the place where many couples find love in a new way. The silent water movement right under your room is sure to create a romantic environment in your room.
  • Switzerland is for those couples who find adventure and hills a lot. The famous Alps will surely take your breath away and the winter sports will give you an excellent experience to enjoy with your mate.

So select the best destination for your honeymoon so that you can the best trip with your partner.

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.

2 unusual places to visit at least once in life

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Travel destination, travel tipsLife is an adventure and the planet in which we live is vast for us. There are thousands of places to explore and have adventures and soak in cultures and traditions of various places, enjoy the climates of different regions and of course experience world food cuisines. The fun of travelling is that you never know what to expect. So here are 2 unusual places you must go to at least once in your life. The Vale da Lua in Brazil is one of the most stunning places of the world. This place is also called the “Valley Of The Moon” because of the unusual texture of the rocks there which look like pieces of land and rocks from the moon. It is near to Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park.

If you are into creepy things, then do pay a visit to La Isla de la Munecas or the “Island Of The Dolls” in Central America. You will find the place strewn with decapitated or rotting ugly and creepy dolls hung from trees and buildings in the memory of a little girl who died at an early age. The dolls are menacing enough in the day and the eerie feeling is worse in the darkness.

Amazing train holiday to Budapest

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

holiday to Budapest, travel destinationA perfect way to see Europe is by train. For those who love train journeys enjoy Budapest by train is perfect idea. The trains have a charm about them and the slow movement of it allows the tourists to take in the beauty one by one. There are loads of sightseeing’s in Budapest but there are some which will make direct appeal to the train lovers.

The Hungarian Railway museum is a perfect destination. The museum gives a feeling of the bygone eras. The museum holds special attractions for the children. For adults too there are options where they are drive the steam engines all by themselves. The café attached to the Museum is rightly names as MAV nostalgia Ltd. It is a perfect spot after a tiresome day.

People get a totally different feeling when they explore Europe by train. The railways stations are as beautiful as all the other destinations. The architecture of the stations is notable.

Visit the great Grand Canyon

Friday, January 18th, 2013

 Grand Canyon, travel destinationThe Grand Canyon is situated in the state of Arizona. Its canyon is carved by the age old flow of the Colarado River. Researches show that the canyon is at least 17 million years old. The canyon runs around 277 miles and at some points its around 18 miles wide, the features suggest that this is a great canyon in this world.
This canyon attracts around five million visitors per year. Some of the great tourist activities and attractions are:
• Camping is allowed inside the Kaibab national forest.
• Hiking up and down the canyon are great activities but are restricted in some places.
• You can fly around in a helicopter guided tour.
• You can visit the glass bottomed Grand Canyon skywalk.
• Lipan viewpoint provides a view of the Unkar creek in the inner canyon.
• Other viewpoints are Toroweap and the Guano point.

Enjoying the best of Pisa

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Travel  Pisa, travel tipsPisa is undoubtedly known for its leaning tower but this is just one of the attractions that the visitors can find there. The place is being developed as a hot tourist spot which attracts visitors from all parts of the world. If you ever happen to plan your trip to Pisa then you must take care of the basic things which you would need there. Pisa offers high class hospitality services to the visitors from various parts of the world. As the season remains open all through the year so finding place can be quite interesting.

You can get resorts, villas, and apartments apart from hotels and tourists guest houses in Pisa which are developed with the finest services and facilities. Most of these resorts and other places for stay are loaded with great services. They promise the best stay for the visitors along with the best food for them. These places have professional chefs who are capable of catering all sorts of menus varying from one country to another.

Shopping destinations in Naples

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Travel Naples, Shopping destinations Naples in Italy is an amazing holiday destination and you will have the time of your life there when you spend a vacation there. There are a plethora of things that you must indulge in when you are in Naples and one of these things is shopping. In fact, Naples is a treasure trove for all those who love to shop. You can find everything ranging from handmade silk ties to tailored suits. Chiaia is a wonderful shopping destination in Naples and you can find everything that you are looking for here.

Italy is renowned for designer labels and Naples is no different. If you want to purchase designer clothes then you can take your pick from Gucci, Prada, Armani and Vuitton. While in Naples, you must visit the craft markets. In these markets you can get things like cheap perfumes, knock off bags and amazing, stylish shoes at bargain prices.

Arizona, for that crisp mountain freshness you always wanted

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

If you are tired of snowy peaks and the cold or of the sunny beach and waves, then it’s time for you to take a visit to the crispy mountains of the Arizona. A visit to Arizona is bound to excite and leave you spellbound, asking for more.  Here is a list of the places that you can visit while in Arizona- 1)    The Grand Canyon- one of the most favorites among tourists, the Grand Canyon is both a treat for the eyes and perfect for those seeking adventure. You can explore the Canyon with the help of guided tours through the canyon or indulge in air tours that allow you to get a bird’s view of the grand structure. Along with that you can also take part in activities like hiking or river rafting.  2)    Arizona National parks- if you are a nature lover and being in the wild thrills you then you are definitely in for a treat at the Arizona National parks. You are sure to be taken over by the variety of flora and fauna that are present and thriving in these reserved parks.

Must visit South American travel destinations

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

If you are planning to spend a great holiday with your family this summer, then visiting South America is one of the best option you may have. In this part of the world you can actually find the best places to visit and have fun. This country offers you several tourist destinations which you cannot afford to miss. The Galapagos Island has been the place for different poets for a long time. It will surely capture your thoughts and imagination with its beauty.

This country also holds one of the most beautiful lakes of the world that is the Lake Titicaca. It will surely evoke a spiritual sense of feeling among everyone who visits it. Patagonia is again a place where you can visit to explore the culture of Argentina and Chile. Machu Picchu is a place city of ruins. It is a place where you can explore the ruins and enjoy the beauty as well. So visit South America to have a great holiday ahead.