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
Waitomo Caves are considered one of the main attractions of New Zealand. They are located on the North island of New Zealand, 12 km Northwest of the town of Te Kuiti. Their name “Waitomo”, translated from the Maori language, means “water passing through the hole”(“wai” – water, “tomo” – funnel). One of the main attractions of the Waitomo caves is the “glowworm Cave”. It is called the “Firefly Cave” because of the large population of the arachnocampa Luminosa fungus gnats that live here. Here you can see and touch the real “starry sky”, above your head you can see thousands, millions of luminous points. This is an unforgettable sight.
Firefly mosquitoes are tiny, bio-luminescent creatures that produce blue and green light. Continue reading