Otavalo city is located in a valley at 2560 meters above sea level. It is famous for its markets. Every Saturdy there is a large market where locals sell their hand-made products, clothes, and other souvenirs. Otavalo markets are considered the largest and the best in South America. Don't forget to bargain.
Upon our visit of unique Borgund Stave Church we got on the European route 16 (E16). It took us to the second largest city in Norway Bergen. There we spent a night and the following day.
A city that is located in the Indian state of Karnataka is named after the Hindu goddess Mangaladevi. Mangalore is also a very significant Indian port on the shores of the Arabian Sea. The city is lined with the River Netravati on north and Gurupura on south that flow to the Arabian Sea.
In the northern part of the Banská Bystrica region, approximately 20 kilometers northeast of Banská Bystrica, lies the village of Brusno. From the cadastral point of view, the territory was originally divided between the villages of Svatý Ondrej and Brusno, but in 1960 it was merged into one large municipality. The town is known mainly for its spa, but in the following lines we will introduce you to other tourist attractions.
Last week we introduced you the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in general. Today we visit the capital of Luxembourg taking a look at its history, sights and some interesting facts.
Several kilometers southwest of Zurich (ca 30) there is the sixth largest Swiss city of Winterhur. Heavily based on service and technology economy, the city inspired us to visit it.
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 left crooked road of Trollstigen and set off to the unknown. Why the unknown? Perhaps because until today we have not come into conclusion where did we landed with our ferry. What is important that we had the first truly touristy day.
In the northwest part of Indie, a state of two Czech Republics and six times its population is set – its Gujarat. In this state, about six thousand years ago the Indus Valley Civilization along the Indus was born.
This time around we visit a small country in western Europe – Luxembourg. Today, we make an introduction to this wealthy country. In some of the following parts, we visit its beautiful places.
At the eastern foot of the Little Carpathians near the wine-growing town of Modra, the castle colossus Červený Kámen, protruding from the wooded landscape, will fascinate you from afar. You can get here either from the village of Častá or from the neighboring village of Píla.
Streaming water, fresh fog of the falls, and climb up into the heart of the Rhine Falls. This is great experience for travellers, adventurers, and families with children.
This year's winter offers us wonderful weather and plenty of snow. That is why today we invite you for a winter hiking trip to the second highest peak of Oravská Magura - Kubínská hoľa (1,346 m above sea level), which is a popular destination for all the highest winter sports.
Trujillo is situated in a desert area near the Pacific Ocean. It was founded in 1534. It had good enough fortification to withstand pirate raids. For a while it was even the capital of Peru when it the country declared independence.
Last time, we visited Norway’s third largest city – Trondheim. Today, we move to Dombas and then we follow a Troll road known as Trollstigen.
Kochi is the most important port in southwest India. For many centuries, it had been the center to spice trade. The city was known to Romans, Greeks, Jews, Syrians, Arabs, and Chinese.
This time we visit a small European country whose immediate neighbors are Austria and Switzerland. If you think it is Liechtenstein, do you think it is right. This principality extends into the Rhine Valley, surrounded by the majestic Alps.
The village of Bernolákovo is located in the western part of the Danubian Lowland, on the floodplain of the Little Danube and the Black Water. Here you will find the magnificent Esterházy Castle, several unique sacral buildings or even the ruins of a medieval castle.
Once we saw Geneva we move to another interesting Swiss city – Lucerne. It is situated in central Switzerland in the canton of the same name. About 300 thousand people live in the entire canton. So what are the most interesting places in the city on Lake Lucerne?
There are not many options for tourism during winter months in the High Tatras as during the main season. Should you long for a climb up some of the summits open during the winter closure in the High Tatras, you may choos, for instance – Predni Solisko. In the article to follow we tell you about the up this Tatranian giant.
Cajamarca became famous as place which put an end to the powerful Inca empire. The last Inca leader Atahualpa was defeated by Francisco PIzzaro. Later, he was executed on the ain square.
India is so interesting to us that we had to simply stay there for a while more. We will visit the state of Karnataka today which is to be found in southwest Inda.
Nature can captivate and enchant man with its beauties, strength, whims and transformations. From time immemorial, one has always tried to capture and express the feelings and impressions of living and moving in it, as well as the beauties of objects sensitively embedded in nature, which were created by human activity.
We will continue our visit to the district town of Malacky today. After getting to know Pálffy Castle with the adjacent park, synagogue or military monuments, we moved to the parish Church of the Holy Trinity, which is one of the oldest preserved buildings in Malacky.
Last time, we made a brief note on the fact that Geneva is home to many international organizations and that there is the Palace of the Nations, the UN headquarters.
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