The lion statue of the Merlion is an icon of Singapore. No wonder why this is so iconic statue, located on the seafront of background skyscraper buildings. Have not been to Singapore if you do not stop at the Merlion Park!
Travelers who first visited Singapore, it has not satisfied if not visit the Merlion Park. Here is where the Merlion is a statue of a lion, the Merlion Park in the CBD area.
You can visit this place after shopping at Orchard Road. Ride the bus or on foot, came you in the Merlion Park. Do not forget to take pictures!
Rare types of orchids can be seen as tourists to Ecuador. The shape is not much different from the plants like. But if observed, the middle orchid-like monkey face, it therefore called Orchid Monkey. Monkey orchid is one of the rare species. These plants can only grow in certain environments.
If you, observe the middle. Orchids have a central part looks like a monkey is a monkey orchid. Apparently, a face like a monkey comes from the reproductive organs of plants. More uniquely, the plant is given a Latin name Dracula simia. Given the name Dracula because this plant has petals long, vampire-like fangs.
While simia has meaning monkey. This course is taken from the crown of flower-like face of a monkey. If the smell, this plant has a scent like citrus. There is no specific time for the traveler who wants to see this plant. Monkey orchid growing all the time, so anytime you can come and see it.
Sunset view of the hunt became a favorite activity while on vacation traveler to the island or beach. It is said that at sunset Lasiana Beach, NTT is the best sunset. Since the world was created, many views emerged on earth. Some say that the earth is flat and the horizon is the end. There are also those who say that the earth is round, like a ball with a vast inland sea water on it.
Admiration when looking at Kupang NTT Lasiana beach exquisite. This white sand beach is quite well managed by the local government. According to the plan, this beach will be Flobamora Cultural Park.
Flobamora term refers to the tribes living near the coast, namely Flores, Sumba, Timor and Alor. The legend says, sunset at Lasiana this is the best. Because the exact position facing towards the beach where the Sun back into dusk.
Dusk came. Slowly the sky changes color to yellow, red and orange. Similarly, sea water also changes color from blue to golden yellow due to the reflection of the setting sun. The dark enveloped Lasiana Beach and the remnants of the solar rays increasingly dim.
Experts traveling has plenty of tips that can make your vacation smoother and exciting. Some tips from them may not even have occurred to you.
1. Sit in the middle seat aircraft. From there, you can meet with new people and could have got a new story from them. (Travel destinationnw.com editor, Bob Payne)
2. Take photos of the location of your car at the airport. When home holiday, the picture will be your savior. (Owner Tucker & Associates, Lori Tucker)
3. There was no iron in the hotel room? Use a table lamp in the room to straighten the crumpled clothes. (Owner Tucker & Associates, Lori Tucker)
4. Take notes. Write, or any image that came to mind during the holidays. This will give a deeper meaning than vacation photos and videos. (A travel journalist, author traveling, Pam Grout)
5. Bring things that make you calm. This is very helpful when you are traveling long and far from home. I usually carry one of mom jewelry. When frustrated or lonely, I held it and tried to think of mom. (Travel journalist at National Geographic and CNN, as well as traveling author, Marybeth Bond)
6. Unexpected portrait using your mobile phone. Because usually, the incidence of most busy traveler taking a few moments while the camera just happened in a few seconds. (Travel journalist at National Geographic and CNN, as well as traveling author, Marybeth Bond)
7. Never fly in an hungry stomach. The situation was only going to ruin your holiday. Eat oatmeal or fruit that can maintain the stability of the body. (Senior Deputy Director of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Hoyt H Harper II)
8. Take a tennis ball and Roll on your feet as long fly on the plane. It can help blood circulation in a way that is easy and fun (Senior Deputy Director of Westin Hotels & Resorts and Le Merdien, Brian Povinelli)
There was a feeling of calm before the storm as I looked over to my wife and son, who were tucking into a mint chocolate gelato. It was the 2nd July, and we had travelled to the fabulous city of Siena from our Tuscany villa for the Palio, a biannual horse race that is perhaps one of Italy’s most famous cultural events. To get a sense of just how important the Palio is, take note of the fact that since the first race in 1656, the race has occurred every year apart from one single year during the Second World War.
So how does the event unfold? Well, in the morning before the competition, there is a special mass during which the riders and horses are blessed. There is no doubt that the Palio is a dangerous event for both species of participant, and it has been the object of criticism from animal rights protestors for years due to the fact that around 50 horses have died either in preparation for or during the event since the 1970s. Following this, there is a colourful parade through the Piazza del Campo, which is where the race is held.
At 3.30pm, the participants enter the square. At this point, it is worth explaining that each race is contested between 10 riders, each representing one of the 17 contrade (small districts of the city). The winner of the race brings pride, glory and joy to all residents of the place that he races for. The main procession, involving flagbearers in medieval dress, begins at around 5pm, transforming the Piazza into a frenzied environment full with over 60,000 spectators. As the contestants line up for the 90-second race at around 7pm, the mania reaches a climax.
As we got up to leave, I could barely contain my excitement. We always had the event in mind when we reserved our villa in Tuscany with Divino Villas, but it is impossible to even begin to imagine the atmosphere that is generated in the period leading up to the famous race.
All that was left to do was enjoy the magnificent spectacle that was about to take place...
This lake has beautiful views of. But unfortunately, the condition is still poorly-maintained. In fact, this lake can tempt the traveler to come to Medan. Siombak lake located in Jl Nippon Market, District Marelan Medan, Medan. According to local community, Siombak lake was formed due to the manufacture of excavation Belmera Toll Road. Finally came to be artificial lake like this.
The entrance fee is charged Rp 5,000 per motorcycle, cheap enough to bag of backpacker. The facilities provided are still not complete, since this Siombak Lake will continue to be managed. For a while, the facilities can be enjoyed is the availability of a playground for children like mini swimming pool, bath balls, and there are still some other outdoor games.
For those who like fishing, you can also do it in this Siombak lake. Just bring fishing equipment from home and compete with other anglers, although the results of a lot of the fish are small. Around the lake there is also a guest-house to relax while looking over the lake.
As far as the eye can see and as far as the foot steps down each corner Siombak lake, which looks like the conditions are not maintained. Amount of waste making the environment around Lake Siombak become contaminated. In fact, if managed properly will definitely bring tourists and will generate income for local communities.
Iceland crowned as most friendly holiday destination in the world, according to a recent research. Even though the cold weather, visitors to Iceland will not receive a cold welcome as well. Because the country is considered to have the most friendly population followed by New Zealand and Morocco.
In the list of 140 countries compiled the World Economic Forum, looks the countries considered friendly is New Zealand, Morocco, Senegal, and Portugal. The countries assessed by the WEF with a score of 1-7 based on the extent to which a country and society that is open to foreign visitors.