Yosemite Valley in October
I have been to Yosemite National Park many times, but never during the fall. The park is much cooler in the evening but the days can be sunny and warm, but you can never predict Mother Nature around this time of the year. However, the fall brings some welcome beauty and colors to Yosemite Valley. Also, there tends to be a lot fewer visitors in the park so the trails were less crowed which for us all, is always a welcome feature.
Arriving into Yosemite Valley through HWY 41 can be a whole lot of fun if you have a good handling vehicle and are feeling bit like Mario Andretti. The highway has some of the best curves along the → Continue Reading
Castel Del Monte – Amazing World Heritage Site
Castel Del Monte is a really great historic monument located in the Apulia region of Italy. The combination of Gothic and Islamic architecture makes the castle amazing and huge. It is declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO and annually is visited by thousands of tourist ready for adventure.
Castel Del Monte is a wonderful example of well-maintained medieval fortress-castle at the crossroad of Byzantine, Arab and Western influences. It was built in 1240 and the castle is one of the most impressive buildings of its kind in Italy. The castle is located on top of a 540 m high hill whence its name of Castle Hill.
The castle was built by the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire Frederick → Continue Reading
Guam Island – Beautiful as Never Before
The territory of Guam Island is located in the western Pacific Ocean, in the region called Micronesia. The island is an organized, unincorporated part of United States and so the inhabitants of the island do not have the right to vote in national elections. Actually, the population of the island is really small. About 170,000 people live on the island, which is the largest island of the Mariana Archipelago. The island was first discovered by Magellan, ruled by the Spaniards, and today, it is important military base of USA.
Interesting fact about the island is that the southern part of the island has volcanic origins and the north part of the island was formed out of coral. Not far from → Continue Reading
Morocco: Legends, Spices and Beautiful Desert
The first things you will notice while in Morocco are the warm sunlight, the spicy scents, and red houses that blend with the color of the desert sand. It is really beautiful country which can easily free your imagination. The beautiful beaches, the wonderful Atlas Mountains and the eternal Sahara Desert will make your vacation in Morocco a real adventure.
Morocco is very multicultural, multilingual and multi-religious country. That is because of the rich ancient history of the country, dotted with many major events and significant changes. There are many ancient monuments and attractions which are great evidence for the glorious past and bright future of the country.
The first signs of civilization in the recent Morocco dated more than → Continue Reading