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Must Visit Places: Rice Field Terraces in Yunnan, China

1 Comment 14 December 2011

Yuanyang Rice Terraces are also, as mentioned the wonderland of tourists, a paradise of painting clubs and photographers! With their amazing landscape, unique shapes, and ethnic customs and culture deposit behind themselves, the scenic areas of Yuanyang Rice Terraces are the excellent places you must take your cameras to. Situated in the south of Ailao […]

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Must Visit Places : Appennino by Giambologna at Villa Demidoff, Tuscany

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Must Visit Places : Villa Demidoff Park, Tuscany

2 Comments 13 December 2011

One of the most spectacular gardens in the Florentine area, Tuscany, is the park of Villa Demidoff in Pratolino. The park is magnificent and in it there are the remains of artificial caves and fountains. Of the original Renaissance structure, what remains today is the colossal statue-fountain of the Apennine by Giambologna, together with the […]

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Must Visit Places : Gorges du Verdon, Provence, France

No Comments 09 December 2011

The deep cliff of the Gorges du Verdon is unique in Europe and is one of the greatest tourist attractions in Provence. This immense and magnificent canyon straddles the départements of Var and the Alpes de Hautes Provence.The gigantic cliffs of calcareous rock are the result of the erosion of the Verdon river. In the midst […]

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Must Visit Places : Heaven’s Gate Stairs, Tianmen Shan, Zhangjiajie, China

No Comments 08 December 2011

Tianmen (“Heavenly Gate”) Mountain National Forest Park lies only 8 kilometers south of the city of Zhangjiajie.Being situated immediately next door to the city of Zhangjiajie, Tianmen Mountain has traditionally been perceived by the residents of Zhangjiajie as the very soul of the city, even if the Zhangjiajie area in general has in more recent years […]

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Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet

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Must Visit Places : Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet

No Comments 06 December 2011

This ancient architectural complex is considered a model of Tibetan architecture. Located on the Red Hill in Lhasa, Tibet, it is 3,700 meters above sea level and covers an area of over 360,000 square meters, measuring 360 meters from east to west and 270 meters from south to north. The palace has 13 stories, and is […]

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Must Visit Places : Pamukkale, Turkey

No Comments 02 December 2011

Pamukkale is located in the Inner Aegean region at a distance of 20 km from the town of Denizli. This lovely, rapidly developing district in the Menderes valley, which enjoys a temperate climate over the greater part of the year, has all the conditions required for an ideal touristic resort.The tectonic movements that took place […]

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Must Visit Places : Tian Tan Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong

No Comments 01 December 2011

No trip to Hong Kong would be complete without a visit to the Giant Buddha which sits serenely atop Ngong Ping plateau amid the spectacular mountain scenery of Lantau Island. The majestic figure of the seated Buddha was cast in China and took 12 years to complete. It was unveiled in December 1993 amid deeply […]

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Must Visit Places : 1000 Islands

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Must Visit Places : 1000 Islands

No Comments 29 November 2011

The 1000 Islands is a sightseer’s paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation.  Located along the peaceful border between Northern New York State (United States) and Southeastern Ontario (Canada) the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture. Vacationers have been coming to the […]

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Must Visit Places : Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway

No Comments 22 November 2011

Preachers Rock (Preikestolen), the most famous tourist attraction in Ryfylke, towers an impressive 604 metres over the Lysefjord. In old times, the plateau was called Hyvlatånnå (“planed tooth”). This flat mountain plateau, approximately 600 square metres was most likely formed with the melting frost 10,000 years ago. The Preachers Rock also called Pulpit Rock plateau seems to […]

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Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

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Must Visit Places : Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida

No Comments 18 November 2011

The Dry Tortugas offers a variety of exciting activities and amazing scenery while providing a rich sense of history. Located on a remote island off the southernmost city in the United States, The Dry Tortugas is guaranteed to offer you a unique experience and plenty of stories to take back home. Almost 70 miles (112.9 km) west […]

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