Getting acquainted with the sights of the Taupo volcanic zone, you can not ignore another small, but very well-known place in the whole world-the unique geothermal zone of UAI-o-Tapu. This small area of volcanic activity is located among charming, untouched forests on the very border of Huaikato, twenty-seven kilometers from Rotorua and fifty kilometers from Taupo. Route 5, which connects Rotorua with Taupo, leads here. In Aim-o-Tapu is also the start of route No. 38, which is the land of Urewera you can reach Napier in hawke’s Bay. The UAI-o-Tapu region is known for the fact that as a result of age-old volcanic activity, there are about twenty-five unique-unusual, unparalleled and very beautiful hot springs, mud baths and other geothermal objects. Continue reading
Summer in San Francisco is the perfect time for a day trip within a few hours ‘ drive of San Francisco. The SFGate website has compiled a list of 20 travel options with tips on local entertainment and tips on how to avoid popular tourist routes and see original places. We also offer an approximate travel time from San Francisco (from the point that Google Maps gives you when you enter the “San Francisco” query) to your destinations. The specified time does not take into account possible traffic congestion. Continue reading
If someone went to Myanmar for just a couple of days and asked me for advice on what to see, I would definitely recommend going to Bagan. This is a valley with 2000 + ancient temples. It’s an amazing place, we spent three days there, got a lot of impressions, took several thousand photos and gigabytes of video.
Marco Polo also called Bagan one of the most magnificent places in the world, and we fully agree with him 🙂
Bagan (aka pagan, in English Bagan, in Burmese ပုဂ) is the capital of the eponymous Kingdom of Myanmar, where there are more than 2000 Buddhist temples (in the heyday of the city there were more than 4000). In the 11-13 centuries, there was a large city (50-200 thousand people), a cultural center of Buddhism, where pilgrims from all over Asia flocked. Continue reading