Thursday, August 8, 2013

Tunnel of Love, Ukraine

There is no doubt in that planet earth has such fascinating places that seem part of heaven. Our world is full of such sceneries and wonders which have astonishing beauty. There is only need to search for that, as for every good thing we have to struggle or search same is case for finding such great destinations. Modern life is so much busy that one hardly gets any time for recreation.
Hectic and busy schedule of daily routine life affects your working power. To gain back your work capability, it’s needed that one must get away once in a year to such place where he/she can find peace of mind. Soothing climate and beautiful sceneries re-boost human’s soul. Which makes one relax and he forgets tensions of the daily routine life.
Well those all things carry along one’s life. But getting time for self and family is essential to keep balance in the life.

Tunnel of Love Location

Tunnel of love is great place to see either once in life. Romance is part of human life. Tunnel of is heaven for romantic people. Tunnel of love is located in Ukraine. In western Ukraine Klevan is an urban settlement in the Rivine Raion of Rivne.

If you want to see this beautiful natural masterpiece of beauty then you can access Klevan via T1B17 and H22 roads. Tunnel of located 28.3 Km northwest of Rivne and 50.4 Km southwest of Lutsk along the H22, Klevan is located on the bench of the Stubla River.

Man made Tunnel

The Tunnel of love is a man made tunnel, it was planned for years and it taken years to be in present form. Tunnel of love, Ukraine is a train tunnel, as train passes through the luscious piece of woodland. It passes through a unique passageway which is covered allover by trees.

The train passes 3 times a day from this green leafy tunnel.

A Place for Lovers

Though this tunnel serves as a train route but this place is used by lovers also to make wish. According to local people in Klevan if the lovers are sincere to each other in their love then their wishes comes true.

On the whole Tunnel of Love is a worth seeing place if you travel to Ukraine then try not to miss this place. Whether you are alone or with your loved one!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Victoria Falls One of Natural Wonders

It is thought that Scottish missionary David Livingstone was the first person who explored Victoria Falls on 16 November 1855. Now that place is where Victoria Falls located is known as Livingstone Island.  Though Victoria Falls were named on the name of Queen Victoria but locally this beautiful place is known as “Mosi-oa-Tunya” which means “the smoke that thunders”.
Victoria Falls are the magnificent natural wonder of the world. That covers a vast area. You cannot capture its beauty in a single eye view. Aerial view of these falls most beautiful and fascinating to eyes. One can feel the beauty of nature in his heart.

Victoria Falls are divided into two countries. It separate Zimbabwe from Zambia.

Though Victoria Falls are not the highest falls of the world but these falls are widest in the world. That’s why Victoria falls as classified largest according to its width which 1,708 meters and its height is 108 meters.  If we compare the size of Victoria Falls with Niagara Falls of North America and Horseshoe Falls then figures shows Victoria Falls are twice wider than the Niagara Falls and almost twice wider than Horseshoe Falls.

In height and width only IguaƧu Falls of Argentina.
Devil’s pool is located on Victoria Falls which famous for tourists and often they swim and in hang in that. Victoria Falls are divided in two countries Zimbabwe and Zambia the tourists can visit these falls from both countries. But tourists usually prefer visiting from Zimbabwean side because of greater development of the facilities there.

Victoria Falls truly shows the real and beautiful face of Mother Nature and its elements. The waterfall from height and river is located so high, that just makes a thunderous noise of falling water.

The Zambezi River flows through the falls in the rainy season it gets flood. The rainy season starts from February and ends in May. November to early April the Zambezi river haves the dry season.

Best time to visit Victoria Falls is February to May because in this season you can really witness the flow of these great at its best.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

10 Best Places to Visit on Christmas Holidays

There are vast options for you that how you will spend your Christmas holidays. If you are planning to spend your Christmas holidays somewhere else then there are many destinations which offer unforgettable holidays.

Here is the list of 10 unique destinations for celebrating your Christmas:

1. San Francisco, California

The most scenic place with beautiful Victorian “painted lady” houses, idiosyncratic neighborhoods, and top restaurants with diverse cuisine from Asian to Latin. The City by the Bay is often a top-ranked U.S. city. There you can also enjoy the Great Dickens Christmas Fair which recreates Victorian London with 700-plus costumed actors depicting fictional and famous historic figures, dance parties featuring reels and waltzes, merchants and artisans galore, music representing the far-flung British Empire, and English pub grub.

2. St. Lucia

If you want to spend your Christmas vacations on white sand beach then St. Lucia is a best place, an extremely lush Caribbean island. This island has two volcanic peaks called the pitons. You will witness various enjoyable activities there such as, masquerade bands that perform in the streets, the Festival of Lights with its light sculptures and lantern contests in mid-December, or the countryside bonfires on Christmas Eve.

If you want to have relaxing vacation then there are two extraordinary hotels, Ladera and Jade Mountain. This small island is having so much to offer you on Christmas.

3. Charleston, South Carolina

If you want to celebrate your Christmas vacations in a spiritual manner then Charleston is a best place.  This historic district haves more than 3,500 18th- and 19th century house, spiritual concerts, house and garden tours, craft demonstrations, and storytelling about Lowcountry Christmas traditions that were created over the centuries at plantations like Middleton Place, Drayton Hall, and Magnolia Plantation make for a gracious Southern holiday.

Go to dine on horse-drawn carriage at any of three historic inns. Take your family to the Festival of Lights featuring millions of sparkling lights, Santa’s Village, and nightly train rides through an Enchanted Forest housed inside a state park.

4. Santa Fe, New Mexico

If you love folk life and want to enjoy your Christmas vacations on such place then Santa Fe is best destination for you. You can enjoy traditional Mexican, red-Indian and Spanish foods here. See and enjoy various classic Christmas activities here. But never forget to see the historic museums here. The fabulous Museum of International Folk Art and the New Mexico History Museum are worth watching.

5. Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Rhode Island is known as New England and it’s famous for its mansions. There are various cultural attractions, historic sites, and much more that you can desire for. Enjoy the formal Victorian dinner circa 1891, murder mysteries, and a Christmas concert. 

6. Puebla, Mexico

This beautiful colonial city is near the Mexico City, it takes only 2 hours by bus to reach there. Puebla is home to many Mexican delights from spicy and delicious foods to hand-painted ceramic potters and tiles. Beautiful old designed hotels in 16th- through 18th- century mansions called Tesoros de Puebla in the UNESCO-designated historic center.

7. Quebec City, Canada

The old fashioned town with mansard roofs and stone buildings; the Quartier Petit Champlain, where a cobblestone street is lined by specialty shops and evergreen adorned with lights. There is a beautiful castle like Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel. If you wish to have classic snowy Christmas vacations then this place is perfect for you.

8. San Antonio, Texas

A place of colorful lights River Walk, which is getting day by day more attraction from tourists. More than 122,000 colored lights and 6,000 luminaries at Christmastime glitters with art installations like oversized fiberglass fish suspended over the river. A river barge is most scenic way to experience the River Walk. A best place for a colorful Christmas vacations.

9. Germany

You can have memorable Christmas vacations in Germany. Delicious traditional foods and drinks, you can witness and enjoy various cultural activities here. Germany is the country where tree-trimming tradition began. There will be so many indoor and outdoor Christmas festivals and concerts. Your every moment here will be full of joy and will make it a long lasting memory for you.  

10. New Orleans, Louisiana 

If you are a religious person then this place suits you more, caroling by candlelight in front of St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square; free jazz, gospel, and classical concerts inside the cathedral. See the top chefs cooking demonstrations. Variety of food at many restaurants, this is the place where you can rejoice your Christmas vacations.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. A great structure that was build human hand instead of modern machines, this wall is standing symbol of human courage, hard work and will to achieve impossible.  The Great Wall of China is most famous tourist attraction of China

Great Wall of China is an ultimate destination for tourists for sightseeing.  Millions of tourists from all over the world visits Great Wall of China every year. There are some great speculations about Great Wall of China that it can be seen from moon also! Such speculations had increased its attraction amongst the tourists of whole world.

The Great Wall of China & Its History

The wall is constructed over the mountains in such pattern that it looks like as a dragon is surrounding the mountains. Chinese calls it “Wan Li Chang Cheng” which means Wall of10, 000 Li. Li is distance measurement unit in Chinese (2 Li= 1Km).

There were three dynasties who had contributed to the construction of this wall.

  1. Qin
  2. Han
  3. Ming

The Great Wall of China was initially constructed by the Qin from 221-207 B.C, after that it was Han dynasty who constructed it from 206B.C-220A.D.  Lastly it was the Ming who contributed in construction of this Great Wall from 1368-1644 A.D.  The main purpose of this Great Wall of China was to stop the invasion of brutal Huns from the North of the Chinese borders.  Throughout the history millions of labors had labored on this Great Wall of China and many from them died while working.

Length of the Great Wall of the China

It was the Qin emperor who unified China first, after that he connected all the walls across the country into one. This measure was taken to save the north border of China from invaders. This wall travel through deserts, rivers, mountains, grasslands and plateaus expanding nearly 6,700 kilometers, this Great Wall is stretched from east to west side of China. It was built in almost two millenniums.

Currently though there is much advance technology and easy means of construction but many parts of this Great Wall are left in ruins.

The Places from Where Great Wall Of China Passes

The Great Wall of China passes through Shanhaiguan Pass, Liaoning, Hebei, Tianjin, Beijing, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, and Gansu. This Great Wall ends at Jiayuguan Pass. It covers area of almost 6,700 Km , height of wall varies from place to place, its maximum height is 9 meters and minimum is 4.5 meters.  Depth wise measurement of this wall is 4.5 m to 8m.

The Great Wall of China is built of stones, bricks, soil, sand, straw, wood, clay and whatever that whatever that was available in that specific era depending on the territory and time period.

Modern Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China which we see today was built by the Ming dynasty 600 years ago. At that time the original wall was in ruins. Ming emperors ordered to re-build this great wall. This great wall was re-built in 200 years of time period. This Great Wall survived all through centuries because there was an invention during that time, it was mixing rice flour to create extreme tough bricks and mortar.

Now some parts of Great Wall of China are in great condition because those were restored by the Chinese government to attract the tourists. Every year thousand of tourists from all around the world visit this Great Wall.