Posts Tagged ‘World heritage’
Geologists estimate that the Grand Canyon between five and six million years. At this time, the “big gap” seen his share of action. For the chronicle would require a book. Instead, I took the liberty to condense in these brief 18 historic sites:
1. The discovery of the spearheads of paleo-Indian hunters to make clear that men lived in the canyon of 10,000 a. C.
2. 500 BC to the present – Several Indian tribes have always lived in the area of the Grand Canyon. The Cohonina, Cerbat and Anasazi were the first inhabitants of the region. Then came the Hopi, Navajo, Paiute, y. Many of these groups were the ancestors of the Hualapai and Havasupai, two tribes living in the canyon.
3. In 1540, Spanish conquistador Francisco Coronado events in the Grand Canyon.
4. 1948-The Treaty of Guadalupe made the U.S. Grand Canyon.
5. The first geological investigations in the canyon in 1856 by Mr. Jules Marcou of the Pacific Railway. Read the rest of this entry »
The water tastes – Rafting in South Africa
Washer, thrombosis of the throat, the entrance exam. If the name of the living “do it yourself, deafening thunder and spray as a raging waterfall approach to security. O oar, while the slowdown in silence along the deep wells, where always the promise of seeing to cook an osprey in finding lunch. Welcome to South Africa Big 5 rafting rivers, where there is a rush of adrenaline, hydrocortisone and white top or a quiet paddle.
Visit Natural Beauties
Tsitsikamma: Place in clean water. Along the Garden Route a wild and beautiful in the sea and forests is a stroke of genius. Tsitsikamma is a true paradise for nature lovers. Read the rest of this entry »
Our host is very hospitable and invited us to see the city from early on. Fortunately, the civic center is always open and available computers to connect to the internet, we advance our planning for the Philippines. We bought some breakfast to give us energy for the long day of sightseeing ahead. Getting around by bus in the city is easy but takes time because it makes many stops along the route. The best thing for me is the large number of lines and the fact that each bus stop has a role to the exact time that each bus passed and enforced to the letter.
We start by the Temple of Shimogamo, although it was declared a World Heritage
Shimogamo temple, a clean pool in the gardens have been installed in the center of a tent with benches for people to sit and cool feet
of humanity is not especially beautiful compared to others in the city, what I liked most was a clean pool in the gardens where they have installed a tent in the center with benches for people to sit and refresh the feet. Each temple has a source of veneration, easy to identify because the drawing is shown in hanging wood chips worshipers at the temple gate, in this case they worship the tiger. The entrance to the temple area is indicated by a giant orange torii, according to tradition the way from there to the temple is sacred, and enables the faithful to have enough time to think about pregaria they will make.
Kamigamo Temple is the oldest Shinto shrines in Kyoto, famous for its two piles of sand that is said to have purifying powers. It is dedicated to the deity “Kamo”, protector of agriculture. Interestingly, there are craft market at the entrance of the temple. In the month of September the Karasu-zumo, a junior exhibition sumo arena in the sacred temple.
Kamigamo Temple, famous for its two piles of sand that is said to have purifying powers
Nishi Honganji Temple is a huge exhibition of large wooden buildings that are located near the Kyoto train station. Currently they can only visit some of the pavilions because they’re refreshing, I loved its beautiful golden lamps and lotus-shaped fountain in the courtyard. At dusk we approached the Toji Temple pagoda with its characteristic visible from the outside.
The temple of Nishi Honganji
Kyoto is a city of stories, full of temples and samurai atmosphere. People say it is easy to see ghesias through the streets of Kyoto but they are wrong, we do have seen are ordinary girls wearing traditional Japanese dress (kimono with large loop back and wooden slippers) that are placed for example on Sundays or to attend parties. However, they are neither nor meiko geisha, which are not displayed, they are timid, do not go dressed like this on the street unless they are working and when they do appear on the terraces of premises in the district of Gion and very discreetly take a photo it is difficult to realize because they turn on or hide.
Discover islands, seas and beaches, unspoiled and play a role in the Australian way of life.
All our white sand beaches are just as you imagine, with few people and great natural beauty, are very attractive. You can admire the wonders of World Heritage, relax in a shelter on the beach or just eat some chips & fish on the shore. Whichever way you choose to enjoy our coast, the waves crashing against the shore and sea breezes are an essential part of a lifestyle you will not want to leave behind.
Seven ways to know the Australian coast
You will love our paradise of the New Era, famous for its wonderful surfing beaches and a lifestyle that combines the hippy chic with hedonistic fun. Here you can learn how to surf the hands of local experts, take a walk at dawn along Route Cape Byron Walking Track, freedom from the beach surface in Kings Beach, where nudity is allowed, or dare to really surf at The Pass. All this, besides taking caffè latte, analyze their aura and let them read the palm of your hand, of course.
Do not miss the Whitsundays: seventy-four islands perfect, surrounded by palm trees and backed by the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Among the white sand and aquamarine sea tempered you can see marine life, coral look of all colors, sport fishing, sailing, serious fun or sleep by the sea. With only eight inhabited islands, and are sure to find one in which only their footprints in the sand will be drawn.
This landmark resort offers seventy miles of beaches bathed in sunshine, rain forests that are part of World heritage, theme parks, nightlife and unlimited shopping. Visit the dolphins and polar bears in the theme parks, enjoy the good surf or spend the day on an island. Have fun all night and the next day, explore the lush subtropical interior. Liveliest on the coast of Australia it is important to have fun.
Discover the best beaches for surfing and bathing, historic seaside villages and breathtaking views in this picturesque peninsula closer to the Port Phillip Bay, just one hour south of Melbourne. Explore the rugged coast between sand dunes, beaches, cliffs and lighthouses. Then go to watch the koalas on French Island, swim with dolphins and seals in Sorrento, and stop for lunch at a vineyard or an olive grove overlooking the sea.
You can enjoy perfect beaches for your eyes only in the stunning Freycinet Peninsula. The most famous Wine Glass Bay, a perfect curve of white sand and turquoise sea, silhouetted against gray and pink granite peaks. Enjoy the wonderful views with a simple ascent from Coles Bay and after a walk that is a challenge from the top of Mount Amos. You can also find this coastal paradise of sea kayaking, swimming or snorkeling.
This famous wine region is also a natural paradise of beaches perfect for surfing, tall Karris forests, underground caves and through forest trails. The wonderful wines and foods found in the vineyards are combined with perfect waves of seventy-five beaches to complete the destination of your dreams. Dive into the clear waters of Bunker Bay, dare the most authentic surf at Surfers Point, watch whales and explore caves at Cape Leeuwin. Margaret River is a place where the stunning scenery and the good life together.
7. Everything is at your fingertips on the Fleurieu Peninsula (South Australia)
Go scuba diving or snorkeling amid spectacular wrecks and marine life, visit famous vineyards or surrender to surf in this coastal paradise, only an hour’s drive south of Adelaide. Stay in the beautiful coastal village of Port Noarlunga and Victor Harbor or the historic river town of Goolwa. Take a dip in the perfect Horseshoe Bay, windsurfing on the beach or snorkel in Sellicks Beach Rapid Bay. Explore ancient forests and visit the wineries. Stroll through spectacular headlands and approach the flora and fauna. No wonder they say that this strip of land shaped rack has it all.