The River Nile – The longest river in Africa and in the world.

The River Nile is about 6,670 km (4,160 miles) in length and is the longest river in Africa and in the world. Although it is generally associated with Egypt, only 22% of the Nile’s course runs through Egypt. In Egypt, the River Nile creates a fertile green valley across the desert. It was by the…

The General Sherman Tree – The largest tree in the world.

The General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park is the largest (by volume) tree in the world.The tree called “General Sherman” is not only the biggest giant sequoia, but it is also the biggest tree in the world. He is 83.8 m (274.9 feet) tall, his girth at breast height is 24,10 m (79 feet)…

Death Valley National Park

The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America’s driest and hottest spot (with fewer than two inches/five centimeters of rainfall annually and a record high of 134°F), and has the lowest elevation on the continent—282 feet below sea level. Even with its extremes, the park still…

Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon).

Ischigualasto Provincial Park is located 273 kilometers away from the capital of San Juan. It is better known as Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon). It is one of the most visited places in San Pedro and it is located at 17 kilometers of San Pedro’s downtown, in the Cordillera de la Sal…

The Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani,Yamanouchi, Nagano

The Jigokudani Yaenkoen park opened in 1964 and since then many thousands of people from around the world have visited the park to observe the lifestyle of the Japanese Macaque.  The Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata) is a monkey species native to northern Japan, and is the most northern-living non-human primate, surviving winter temperatures of below…

Ranakpur Temple – one of the five major pilgrimages of the Jains.

Ranakpur Temple are acclaimed world-wide for their intricate and superb architectural style. These temples form one of the five major pilgrimages of the Jains. Located in village of Ranakpur near Sadri town in the Pali district of Rajasthan, Ranakpur temple lies at a distance of 95 kms in the north of Udaipur city. The temple…

Gomateshwara (Bahubali) Temple – Karnataka

Northwest of Bangalore, the Capital of Karnataka. The town is a prominent center for Jaina Art, Architecture, religion and culture for over 2,300 years. It is a town of ponds and temples. The name of this holy center is derived from the pond called ‘bili-gola’ (white pond) between two hills. The largest number of Digamber…

Jain Teerth – Sonagiri, M. P

This sacred place is popular among devotees & ascetic saints to practice for self discipline, austerity and to attain Nirvana (Salvation) since the time of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu (The 8th Teerthankar), Five & half Crores of ascetic saints have achived salvation (Moksha or Nirvana) from here.The Samavsharan of Bhagwan Chandraprabhu came here for 17 times. Nang,…

Yumbulagang Palace

Yumbulagang, about 11 km southwest of Tsetang, was built by the first Tibetan king, Nyatri Tsenpo, in the 2nd century AD , and was the first palace in Tibet. Situated in the hilltop of southeast of Tsedang, Shannan Area, it was changed into a temple during the Songtsen Gampo times, and become one of the…

Gokarna Mahadev Temple, Kathmandu

(गोकर्ण महादेव मन्दिर) Gokarna Mahadev Temple, Kathmandu Gokarna Mahadev Temple, believed to be built in 1582 rests on the banks of the holy Bagmati river in the Newari village of Gokarna.

Doleshwor Mahade, Nepal

Doleshwor Mahadev is located at Sipadol VDC, south eastern part of Bhaktapur District, Nepal. 20 Km. from Kathmandu city. It is approximately 30 mins. drive from Kathmandu city to Doleshwor Mahadev. Pandavas went to Kedarnath area seeking forgiveness of Lord Shiva for loss of lives in 18 day long Mahabharata war. Lord Shiva did not…

Kailashnath Mahadev – The world world’s tallest Lord Shiva statue.

Kailashnath Mahadev Statue claimed to be the world world’s tallest Lord Shiva statue (143 ft) is situated just 20 Kms from Kathmandu Valley in Sanga, the border of Bhaktapur and Kavrepalanchok districts in Nepal. The statue is built by Mr Kamal Jain. Shiva statue (143 feet) complex at Sanga, located 20-km east of Kathmandu, is…

Ravana – The 10-headed king of the demons.

Ravana, in Hinduism, the 10-headed king of the demons. According to Hindu mythology Ravana was born to a great sage Vishrava and his wife, princess Kaikesi. He was born in the Devagana, as his grandfather, the sage Pulastya, was one of the ten Prajapatis or mind-born sons of Brahma and one of the Saptarishi or…

What is the secret of Vampires blood sucking?

The events, characters and objects depicted in the Blog/ Article are ficticious. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or to actual firms, is purely coincidental. According to legend, when a human dies and then returns to the world as a vampire, he or she no longer has a soul. Vampires are reanimated corpses…

Dream. Explore. Discover- Argentina

Argentina is the world’s eighth largest country and one of the most popular places to visit in South America – whether you are backpacking the continent or just on a short, budget holiday. From the cafe culture of Buenos Aires to the natural beauty of the Iguazu Waterfalls and the Perito Moreno glacier, Argentina has…

Christ the Redeemer.

The idea of placing a large Christian monument atop Corcovado peak in Rio dates back to the 1850s, when a local Catholic priest requested funds from Princess Isabel to build one. The princess was not enthusiastic and the plan was scrapped entirely with the founding of the Republic of Brazil in 1889, which separated church…

The Great Buddha of Kamakura.

The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Daibutsu in Japanese) is a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha in the city of Kamakura, Japan. Seated serenely in the grounds of Kotokuin, a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect, the Great Buddha is one of the icons of Japan. At 13.35 meters high and weighing 93…

Charlie Chaplin – The most successful comedian of all time.

“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” The film actor, director, and writer Charlie Chaplin was one of the most original creators in the history of movies. His performances as “the tramp”—a sympathetic comic character with ill-fitting clothes and a mustache—won admiration from audiences across the world. The most…

Britney Jean Spears

Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Britney Jean Spears is a famous American pop star who will go down in the history as…

Akhenaten – An ancient Egyptian pharaoh.

Akhenaten was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who reigned about 3,500 years ago. He made some major, but rather short-lived changes to various aspects of ancient Egyptian culture, the most notable one being his religious revolution. Akhenaten also made major changes in the ancient Egyptian art style, and presented himself in a very different manner from…

Emperor Claudius

After the death of Emperor Caligula and his family at the hands of the Praetorian Guard, the future Emperor Claudius (41-54 CE) was found quivering behind a set of curtains, fearing for his own life, and named emperor.  Historian Cassius Dio wrote, “At first the soldiers, supposing that he was someone else or perhaps had…

Tutankhamun – The most famous Egyptian pharaoh.

The most famous Egyptian pharaoh today is, without doubt, Tutankhamun. However, before the spectacular discovery of his almost intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings in November 1922, Tutankhamun was only a little known figure of the late 18th Dynasty. Tutankhamun was born in 1343 BC. Tutankhamun was first known as Tutankhaten, meaning “Living…

The Huli Culture & Peoples.

The Huli clan call the Hela Province and Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea home. They regard themselves as one people descendant from a male ancestor called Huli. He is said to be the first man who gardened on Huli territory. Pigs are the Huli’s main exchange commodity and they are often used to pay…

Ta Prohm – locating southwest of the East Mebon and east of Angkor Thom.

Ta Prohm is locating southwest of the East Mebon and east of Angkor Thom. Ta Prohm is the undisputed capital of the kingdom of the Trees’. It has been left untouched by archaeologists except for the clearing of a path for visitors and structural strengthening to stave off further deterioration. Because of its natural state,…

The Temple of Heaven

The Temple of Heaven is considered the most holy of Beijing’s imperial temples. It has been described as “a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design”. The Temple of Heaven has also been listed as one of the World Cultural Relics by the UNESCO. The Temple of Heaven was built in the Ming Dynasty (AD 1420)…

Haridwar – Gateway to Moksha

Haridwar is city in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state in India. Haridwar is place where the river Ganges enters in plain areas north India after flowing 250 kms from its origin Gaumukh (Gangotri Glacier). Haridwar is the place where people from across the India visit for pilgrimage and to take a holy dip into the…

Cherry Blossoms – one of the most beautiful sights to behold.

Cherry Blossoms are some of the most beautiful flowers, coming in bright colors. The Cherry Blossom tree in full bloom, during the arrival of spring, is one of the most beautiful sights to behold. The Cherry Blossom is so popular that festivals are celebrated in its honor- the Cherry Blossom Festival, celebrated in the months…

Tian Tan Buddha- located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong

Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, is a large bronze statue of a Sakyamuni Buddha, completed in 1993, and located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong.Once merely a remote monastery hidden by lush, mountain scenery, the Po Lin Monastery made it to the world map when the extraordinary Tian Tan…

Invention of the Bicycle

A modern Bicycle by definition is a rider-powered vehicle with two wheels in tandem, powered by the rider turning pedals that are connected to the rear wheel by a chain, and having handlebars for steering and a saddlelike seat for the rider. With that definition in mind, let’s look at the history of early bicycles…

Taveuni Island – The Garden Island

Fiji is blessed with 333 magnificent islands some inhabited, most not. We are a land where there is still room to move. Set in the tropical South Pacific, the Fiji islands are a vision of a tropical island paradise that’s real. White sandy beaches, swaying coconut trees, pristine oceans and waterways are waiting to be…

Aogashima – Tropical volcanic island in the Philippine Sea

Aogashima is a small, tropical volcanic island in the Philippine Sea, under the administration of Tokyo despite being located some 358 kilometers away from the country’s capital. It is the southernmost and the most isolated inhabited island of the Izu archipelago. The island itself is a giant volcanic crater, and within that crater there’s another,…

Horsetail Fall at El Capitan mountain

Horsetail Fall is seasonal waterfall which flows in winter and early spring. The fall comes off the El Capitan mountain in two distinct streams and drops some 1570 feet onto steep slabs spraying up in a mist before continuing down another 500 feet to the bottom of the mountain.Each year in late February, hundreds of…

Beautiful Place on Planet Earth- Coastal Potholes

The formation of coastal Potholes is a geological phenomenon. They circular depressions found on wave cut platforms. They are formed in the rocky channel of a turbulent stream. They are further enlarged by the constant the motion of waves and the abrading action of pebbles. Groundwater also plays a significant role in the creation and…

The Valley of the Ten Peaks

The Valley of the Ten Peaks is a group of 10 mountains that are located on the continental divide rising above Moraine Lake. The peaks appeared on the reverse side of the 1970 and 1978 Canadian 20 dollar bill and on a 2 Mountcent  stamp.Probably the most photographed scene in Canada, Moraine Lake and the…

The Annapurna Sanctuary

The Annapurna Sanctuary is a high glacial basin lying 40 km directly north of Pokhara. This oval-shaped plateau sits at an altitude of over 4000 meters, and is surrounded by a ring of mountains, the Annapurna range, most of which are over 7000 meters.Nestled in the lap of Mt. Annapurna, the awe inspiring Annapurna Sanctuary…

Gorkha Durbar, located in central Nepal

Gorkha Durbar– Gorkha is known as the place of Gorakhnath Baba and it is located in central Nepal Himalaya with 1210m/3970ft height above the sea level. It is 140km/87mile far from Kathmandu and 24km/15mile north of Abu Khaireni within Kathmandu and Pokhara Highway. It is famous for Gorkha Durbar (palace), Kalika Temple, Tallo Durbar (palace…

The Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu,Nepal

Taleju Bell The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgoan,which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. The Vatsala Durga Temple is located Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It was built in 1672 by King Jagat Prakash Malla while the Taleju Bell which is in front of the temple was…

Ticket to Rio 2016 Olympics -Rio de Janeiro‎, Brazil

The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, and commonly known as Rio 2016, is a major international multi-sport event in the tradition of the Olympic Games due to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. The opening ceremony begins at 18:00 BRT (UTC−3), Friday August 5th on the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. First sport events (football matches) will take place on Wednesday, August 3rd. The Rio 2016 opening ceremony will be at the world famous football (soccer) Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016.The Olympics will conclude with a closing ceremony on August 21, 2016.

Eshima Ohashi Bridge

Located in Western Japan, the Eshima Ohashi Bridge looks more like a roller coaster than a road. It links the the city of Matsue in Shimane Prefecture to Sakaiminato in Tottori Prefecture and is basically a highway to outer space, a shortcut to vomiting from nausea, making driving over this thing one seriously thrilling car…

Sidu River Bridge – scariest bridges in the world

Sidu River Bridge is located in Badong County of the Hubei Province of China.  Opened in 2009, the Sidu River bridge (which crosses the titular river, as one might expect), beat out the previous record-holding span, the Hegigio Gorge Pipeline Bridge in Papua New Guinea, which is suspended just over 1,200 feet above the ground….

The Himba Tribe- Indigenous peoples living in northern Namibia

The Himba is the famous tribe of ’red people’ in northern Namibia. Women paint themselves twice a day with red clay mixed with butter. They wear short skirts made of goat skins and long red clay covered plaits of hair ending with tassells.At first it can seem that there are only women in the Himba…

History of Masks – A part of human culture for centuries.

Masks are objects that cover the face for variety of reasons. They are used for protection, disguise, entertainment or ritual practices and are made from various materials, depending of use. Earliest use of masks was for rituals and ceremonies, and the oldest found mask is from 7000 BC. Art of making masks could be older but because of the materials used for making them (leather and wood), they did not survive to this day. Oldest masks were of ritual purpose and could be found in many places of the world. They are generally similar in their overall appearance, but very different in style and way they are made and used.

A Tattoo – Art of body modification

A Tattoo is a mark made by inserting pigment into the skin: in technical terms, tattooing is micro-pigment implantation. Tattoos may be made on human or animal skin. Tattoos on humans are a type of body modification, while tattoos on animals are most often used for identification.

Alicia Vikander – A Swedish actress

Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress best known for her roles in Anna Karenina, Ex Machina and The Man From UNCLE. Alicia was born in Gothenburg, the daughter of an actress and psychiatrist. Vikander was born in Gothenburg, the daughter of Maria Fahl Vikander, an actress, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. She has five siblings….

Manimahesh Kailash Yatra – Holy Dip 2016

The lake, of glacial origin, is in the upper reaches of the Ghoi nala, which is tributary of Budhil river, a tributary of the Ravi River in Himachal Pradesh. However, the lake is the source of a tributary of the Budhil River, known as Manimahesh Ganga. Manimahesh Kailash also known as Chamba Kailash, which stands…

My childhood was the time when i was innocent

My childhood was the time when i was innocent… when the world seemed to be fair…. when my universe was around my toys. My childhood was the time when 9i lived in dreams… when everyone was selfless … when everyone appeared to be a friend. My childhood was the time when my life was full…

Royal Grammar School Chained Library, Guildford, England

A chained library is a library where the books are attached to their bookcase by a chain, which is sufficiently long to allow the books to be taken from their shelves and read, but not removed from the library itself. This would prevent theft of the library’s materials. The Royal Grammar School in Guildford, England…

Survival the way of the world at The Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert on earth. It is as big as the entire United States, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. It covers many countries in Africa. The Sahara is one of the hottest and driest of the world’s deserts with temperatures up to 136° F. Less than one…

The Hemis festival – Amazing Mask Dances

The Hemis festival is one of the biggest and the most famous religious festivals of Ladakh and is an attraction for both the tourist and the local people. Hemis Gompa, the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh plays host to the popular yearly festival day called Hemis Festival. The day has been declared as…