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The World Below: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong

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You may think that it would be hard to find some blissful solitude in a city like Hong Kong which seems to be on the go round the clock but Victoria Peak will prove you wrong. Victoria Peak is probably one place in Hong Kong that is closer to nature than any part of this city is. Even though the city ... Read More »

The Wonder of Triglav, Slovenia

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An Insight to Mount Triglav The highest mountain in Slovenia, Triglav, stands proudly tall at an elevation of 2,864 metres. The mountain is located in the Julian Alps (mountain range stretching from northeastern Italy to Slovenia). The Triglav is the biggest highlight of Triglav National Park, Slovenia, the national park which gets its name from the mountain. The Legend of ... Read More »

Biggest Mosque of Maldives : The Grand Friday Mosque

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Location Mosque is basically a place of devotion for the devotees of Islam. Mosque is very vastly known as the provider of information , giving quality education and it settles the disputes among the citizens .The Grand Friday Mosque is considered as the biggest and phenomenal Mosque of the Maldives . It is located in the Male, Maldives.The name of ... Read More »

Circle of sight: London Eye

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Observation structures are a common feature of cities that attract tourists. It gives the tourists a bird’s eye view of the city. New York’s Empire state building, Toronto’s CN Towers, Eiffel Tower in Paris, are few of the many observational structures found around the world. But London can boast about its unique observational structure, which is a giant Ferris wheel. ... Read More »

Plitvice Lakes National Park: A Picture-Book come to life

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A Brief History: This blue-green landscape woven out of 16 interlinking lakes and lush trees is regarded as the largest natural park in Croatia. The lakes occurring as waterfalls form a ribbon of network around the Mal Kapela and the Pljesevica mountains making for a visual treat. Plitvice also takes pride in manifesting itself beautifully to the world as the ... Read More »

Rann Utsav : Glory of Kutch

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‘Kutch nahi dekha , toh kuch nahi dekha,’ aptly said by the people and the Gujarat tourism. Rann utsav is the festive glory of kutch. Rann utsav is a three month festival on the white desert starting from December and continues till march. Prolonging for three months, this annual winter festival shows its visitors the myriad color and true exploration ... Read More »

Grand Bazaar, Turkey: The World’s Hub Of Trade

     Grand bazaar is a shopping world within itself. Centuries ago, grand bazaar was created after sultan Mehmet II had an edifice erected devoted to the trading of textiles. Grand bazaar is the world’s largest covered markets. Grand bazaar is located in the district of Fatih, city of Istanbul, Turkey. Being the world’s first shopping malls and the largest ... Read More »

Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius

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Mauritius, one of the Mascarene Islands once ruled by pirates is today best known for its reasonable luxury hotels on white and pink sand beaches. It is land of Indian temples, colonial houses, botanical gardens, bird watching, sea diving and what not! The famous writer Mark Twain once said: ‘You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first and then ... Read More »

Willemstad: The Golden Rock

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Willemstad is a separate constituent country and a part of the Kingdom of Netherlands. It is an island residing in the southern Caribbean Sea and is also known as the capital of Curacao. The city was founded in the 1500s by the Spanish people and was named as Santa Ana. Later in the 17th century, the Dutch traders renamed the ... Read More »

Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

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Lying in the idyllic Himalayas of North India is the Spiti Valley. It is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh in India. Spiti also means ‘The Middle Land’ that is the land in between of India and Tibet. Spiti lies in between of Ladakh, Lahaul, Tibet, Kullu and Kinaur. It is surrounded by high mountain ranges on all the ... Read More »