Category archives: Asia

 

 

 

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Glowing blue tide at night in Vaadhoo, Maldives

Vaadhoo Island, Maldives. The famous group of islands are known for being a heaven on Earth. But Vaadhoo Island has a lot of surprises, that are revealed at night. The mesmerizing shining water looks like a mirror, that reflects the sparkling stars above. However, the secret is this: phytoplankton – the marine microbes – are [...]

 

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Maldives: Heaven on Earth

Maldives is situated in the Indian Ocean. This is an amazing place to go for a vacation if you want to spent time in heaven on Earth. The group of 1, 192 coral islands is spread over 90,000 km2 (35,000 sq mi)area. It is the lowest country in the world with a ground level of [...]

 

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Picturesque Landscape in Jiuzhaigou Valley, China

Jiuzhaigou Valley (Nine Village Valley) is definitely one of the most amazing places on Earth. Located in northern Sichuan province, on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau, it is China’s national park and a nature reserve. The location was barely known for outsiders. It was used for extracting wood until Chinese government announced it a national [...]

 

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Discover Various Colors of Lake Kawaguchi

Lake Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko, Japan. It is one of the Five Fuji Lakes and sure is the most picturesque one. The most amazing sight is, of course, Mount Fuji: its icy cap reaches to the sky and attracts attention. The lake is a favorite spot for campers, windsurfers or fishers. Many hotels and other visitors’ facilities can [...]

 

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Petra - The Desert Rose in Jordan

Petra, Jordan. It is an amazing city, carved from the rock. It is under UNESCO’s protection and is one of the greatest architectural achievements. The city, as we now see it, was built around 200 BC. It took hundreds of years to carve a 50-meter high rock into this marvelous spot. The locals call this beauty [...]

 

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Mount Bromo - Active Volcano in Java

Mount Bromo, East Java, Indonesia. A 2,329 m (7,641 ft) high volcano is still active and spits out ash on regular basis. The volcano is located in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, which is a popular tourist destination. Lately Mount Bromo was active in 2004, 2010 and 2011. Therefore, during the Hindu festival the habitants travel up [...]

 

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Diverse Doi Inthanon National Park

Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. With many waterfalls, mountains and ecological diversity, the spot attracts many visitors. Doi Inthanon is 1,850 m (6,070 ft) high and is the highest mountain in Thailand. Overall elevation varies from 800 m (2,600 ft) to 2,565 m (8,415 ft), which has effect on the unequal climate. The park [...]

 

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Amazing Pillars in Tianzi Mountains

Tianzi Mountains, Hunan Province, China. Tianzi means “son of heaven” and is called after Xiang Dakun, who was a farmer and a leader of a farmers’ revolt. The spot is so unique, that nowhere else in the world you would find anything like it. The main characteristic is these tall tower rocks, that go up to [...]

 

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The Ruins of Ancient City Pergamon

Pergamon, Bergama, Turkey. The magnificent spot was built by ancient Greeks in 399 BC and became the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon in 281–133 BC. Pergamon gives a glimpse of the greatness of it: the rich city used to impress with architectural monuments. Today the ruins of the historical city are widely visited by tourists.