Archive for March, 2013

Explore The Historic Ruins Of Machu Picchu

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Machu Picchu, historic destinationMachu Picchu is an Inca site (15th century) located in South America. This site was discovered by Hiram Bingham (American archaeologist) in 1911 and today it has become the hub for history-lovers. The Incas had built their estate in 1450 and had abandoned it when the Incas were conquered by the Spanish.

This site is a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary (1981) and UNESCO World Heritage Site (1983). Machu Picchu is considered to be a sacred and cultural place. The main historical ruins in Machu Picchu are:

Sun Gate: When you arrive at this site through the trail of Inca, this will be the first ruin you will experience.

Temple of the Sun: The stonework of this temple is mesmerizing.

Intihuatana Stone: This is a ritual stone facing the sun and casting a shadow which acts as a sun dial.

Temple of the Condor, Moon temple, Temple of the Three Window, Great cave are other important historical ruins to explore in this site.

Take a trip to the mysterious Angkor Wat

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Angkor Wat, travel Angkor WatIf you a fetish for mysterious and adventurous things, then a trip to Angkor Wat can really be an amazing experience for you. This 900 year old temple built by King Suryavaman II is work of great craftsmanship and mystical beauty. It took only 35 years to complete this amazing building and the King offered the temple to lord Vishnu to show his dedication.

The best time to visit this ethereal place is early morning on a bike. You will get bike service from Siem Reap and around $10 to $12 is charged by the drivers for one ride. The empty corridors, magnificent walls and amazing work of architecture will spellbind you. It is the most popular temple of Lord Buddha built on 203 acres of land personifying beauty and grace. Visit the center temple, gardens and get mesmerized by the mystic towers surround the main temple. If you want peace of mind, visit Angkor Wat once in your lifetime for sure.

Cruising Across Caribbean & Mediterranean

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

caribbean cruise, caribbean cruise travelThere are a great bunch of cruising locations all around the world with their own distinct set of delights and attractions for the cruisers. However, if you are looking for the best two cruising options there cannot be anything better than Caribbean and Mediterranean cruising.

Caribbean is usually taken as the most perfect destination for cruising. The Caribbean islands pull up a great lot of cruisers every time with their sunny sandy shores, the azure seas, stunning climate, the panoramic natural landscapes and of course the vibrant street carnivals and sumptuous local cuisine.

Mediterranean is another brilliant option for an unforgettable cruising. The region is especially favored given its fantastic display of diversity with the amalgamation of different nations. A Mediterranean cruise is always interesting as it enables you to relish several cultures & a huge number of famous historic stops in a single trip only and with so much diversity around you are never bored here.