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Easter Island Heads: Inexplicable ancestors

The Polynesian dialect calls it as Rapa Nui, while the Spanish says it as Isla de Pascua – this is the Easter Island that is a mysterious land of many giant statues. These are rightly called as the Easter Island heads as their faces are comparatively long as compared to their bodies without legs together rendering them colossal in size. Made from sole big stones, these astounding carvings are scattered throughout the island, simply resulting in pulling several million visitors throughout the year. Continue reading “Easter Island Heads: Inexplicable ancestors” »

Shanghai tourist attractions for the first timers

For the locals, Shanghai is regarded as the most developed as well as the largest town of China; while the tourists consider it as among the most beautiful cities of the planet. It was recently in the news due to the venue of the 2010 World Expo that witnessed the highest number of visitors. If you want to take the tour of the city, it is necessary for you to know that the Huangpu River has split the city into divisions: Pudong where the Expo was held and Puxi where the famous Bund area lies. So, you can say that Puxi boasts an older ambiance, while Pudong is known for its modern outlook. Continue reading “Shanghai tourist attractions for the first timers” »

African Extravaganza a la Namibia

Africa the land of the safari and the wilderness beckoning you for more. A trip to Africa surely would be the best and the most wonderful. While here you surely can ensure that you get the maximum satisfaction of adventure, thrill and excitement. Namibia in Africa is surely a must place to see because of its scenic splendor and comfortable tours. Continue reading “African Extravaganza a la Namibia” »

Chile – The land to be in

Live Chile if you are in South America. The driest desert in the world lies here and the glacial fields too lie her. Then add some dollops of volcanoes, lakes, beaches, steppe and many islands and voila you have Chile the land to be in during a vacation. The sights here, the warmth of the people and the surroundings beckon you with so much eagerness at being in this land becomes a confusion as you wouldn’t know where to start from and you wouldn’t want to miss a single place too. Continue reading “Chile – The land to be in” »

Pike Place Seattle

Seattle, Washington has no shortage of fun activities, interesting sites, and beautiful scenery. From a trip to the top of the Space Needle to just sitting on the waterfront at Elliot Bay and enjoying the view, there is something for everyone’s tastes. One thing that shouldn’t be missed is Seattle’s distinctive Pike Place Market overlooking that picturesque Bay.

This great public market is built on the edge of a hill overlooking Elliot Bay on Pike Place, a cobblestone street that runs through the market. It has been in business since 1907 and is one of the oldest public farmers’ markets in the U.S. Not only does it contain booth after booth of produce, baked goods, and fresh fish, but it is also a place of business for craftspeople and other merchants. In fact, there are over 120 farmer’s booths and 200 arts and crafts booths. Continue reading “Pike Place Seattle” »

Things to do in Montreal

Montreal is Canada’s second-largest city and is an island surrounded by the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. Located in a French-speaking province in an English-speaking country, Montreal is a bilingual city with a large immigrant population and international visitors that give it an eclectic, cosmopolitan vibe. It has a thriving arts and culture scene, plenty of stylish shopping, and excellent dining and dancing. Continue reading “Things to do in Montreal” »