After our visit to Hutovo Blato nature park and the town of Pocitelj, we follow the road to get closer to Mostar. However, we turn left near the town, ride for another 10 kilometers and follow brown tourist boards towards the town of Blagaj. The town was conquered by the Turkish in 1466. This heavily shaped the architectonic look of the town.
The Western Tatras is very popular and frequented mountain range. Treks here, the main ridge especially, are amazing and people who go there long remember it. Ostry Rohac is perhaps the most attractive and most well known peak in this area. Many tourists hike across it every year.
Puerto Varas was another stop on our journey along Chile. It is as popular as the town of Pucón. Puerto Varas is very well maintained. There are many stores selling sporting clothes and sporting goods. We crossed the main street and reached Lago Llanquihue. The vistas are impressive from here. We even spotted two volcanoes – Osorno and Calbuco. Osorno volcano rises above water. It is of a perfect shape.
Birmingham is known mostly to the fans of sports for it was here where the European league was born as well as the sport of tennis (in the end of 1850s). The city was founded in the times of Anglo-Saxon immigraiton. However, it became the center of trade only in the mid 12th century.
This gem of Ionian Islands. It is known not only for beautiful beaches but also for its charming Greek countryside. You can enjoy it to the fullest on the island. Lefkada is situated south of Corfu and north of Cephalonia.
Last time we paid visit to the Zlin Zoo. Today we visit the second largest city in the district of Zlin, a city sitting on the confluence of the rivers Morava and Drevnice.
We leave Kravica waterfalls in the direction to Čapljina and Stolac towns. Brown tourist boards along the road help us to navigate. Half an hour of ride later we leave waterfalls behind us and turn to Karaotok Motel Park before the town of Stolac. There is a camp before the hotel, an outdoor restaurant, an information center with very friendly staff ready to help you with trips and other things.
The Schladminger Tauern have good reputation among tourists. This popular Alpine mountain range offers many treking possiblities – from easy to high difficulty. There are crossing of saddles or treks which would get you up to high mountains or ridges. Hochwildstelle pyramid mountain is among the most interesting places to go. It is the second highest peak of the Schladminger Tauern.
Villarrica town was the next place on our travel itineary. First we were not sure if to stay at Pucon, a town 25 kilometers further away which is also one of the msot popular places in Chile. Locals made the best use possible of the location of this town. Pucon is situated by Lago Villarrica. National parks, thermal springs and wild river surround this town. Last but not least, there is Villarrica volcano which close to this town and also its greatest attraction.
This Friday we are headed to another famous French resort. This time on the French Riviera. The region is rich on sunny days and sand beaches. However, this place is not just beaches, swimming or celebrities frequenting this place. Yet tourism is only a part of what supports its economy – local economy also thrives from flower production (mostly roses and carnations). There are many interesting sights in the city and around to explore. Today, we are going to take a closer look.
Today we take you to an amazing place about 10 kilometers from downtown Zlin. The city was founded by the Shoe King Tomas Bata in 1930. Well, you may already realized we are going to visit the Zlin Zoo. Locals dubb it Zoo Lesna.
The following day morning, we departed Mostar for the place we were looking forward to the most. It is situated close to the Croatian border. We visited the place of beautiful Kravica waterfalls.
The visitors to the Tatras region are familiar to well known tourist restorst and well known points of interest of the amazing High Tatras mountain range. However, another mountain range is no less splendid. It neighbors the High Tatras in the east. We talk about the Belianske Tatras. The area of the Siroke Seat is a well known and popular point of interest to many mountain hikers.
Valparaíso dubbed Valpo is a city situated in central Chile. It is known for colorful houses. Moreover, there is one of the largest and most important ports in the country.
Today, we remain in France but differently. Situated in the beautiful Caribbean Sea, Martinique is about 8 hours of flight from Paris. The island is a combination of amazing beaches and tropical gardens. The island's capital Fort-de-France charms visitors with its architecture. It also features great exhibitions of colonial and pre-Colombian history.
Summer makes an ideal season for family trips. Today, we take you to northwest Slovakia, the home of quiant region of Kysuc. Magnificent mountains, life-giving rivers, and beautiful towns, hamlets, and settlements constitute this great region.
Early in the morning we take off from Bratislava heading to Tuzla about a forty-five minute flight. Tuzla is a town in the north of Bosnia and Hercegovina. We flew there because of cheap flight tickets (only about 500 CZK for a return ticket). Take in mind that the passport control at Bratislava airport is like earlier even if you have an electronic passport. Therefore, it takes sometimes a while before you get at the end of the line, sometimes mere minutes before the gate closes.
As for castles, Slovakia could be considered one of the richest countries. The new book by Dajama publishing caught our interest for its links tours to castles and active rest.
Santiago is the capital of Chile. It is the first stop on our three-week long vacation. The city is surrounded by the mountains. About 6 milion people live there. The journey there is quite long (it took us about 14 hours). You won't regret it, however.
This Friday we will be in nature, concretely in Mont Blanc dubbed the roof of Europe. Our goal today is the alpine town of Chamonix and its surroundings.
Once, London was the largest city in the world. They ruled the entire British empire from here. Precious goods was imported from all around the world and ships departed for adventure and came back later. Today, people from all around the world come here – either to trade, work, admire amazing sights, enjoy local atmosphere or get a taste of world's cuisine.
While in Peru, we couldn't decide to visit or not to visit Colca or Cotahuasi canyons. Some say that Cotahuasi is deeper. Some say it's Colca. Perhaps this is only a way to bring more tourists to both canyons. Both canyons are about 3500 meters. The rivers which carved both canyons out flow through the Ande summits rising as high as 6000 meters above the sea level and end up in the Pacific Ocean. Both canyons feature rare Andean condors.
Last week we introduced you to sights, nature nooks and amazing places of this spa town called Piestany. Today, we put an end to our walks here and visit private port on the other bank of the River Vah. From here we start off an adventurous cruise.
Discovering the center of Venice is amazing experience culture- and tourist-wise. Many tourists are at one place at one time. The are is hugh, though. Sometimes, you get this feeling that you need to escape this big city noise and enjoy some peace. Hop on a mass public transit boat and set off for tranquil islands nearby.
On this day, we take a look almost to Spain for we visit Biarritz, a seaside resort situated near the borders with Spain in the Bay of Biscai. This legendary and quiant resort used to be a small fishing village. In the 19th century, this area became sought after by French higher classes. Empress Eugenia, the wife of Napoleon III, ordered to build a grandiose palace here. Now it is a hotel with a Michelin-grade restaurant.
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