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.