The Banasura hill located at an altitude of nearly 3200 feet in the mist kissed hills of Wayanad, is celebrated as an ideal destination for individuals who are seeking an enriching experience and are eager to make their holiday, more than just a holiday! These hills are the second highest peak in the Wayanad region. The peak can be easily accessed from the region of Padinjarethara, which is situated at a distance of nearly 18 kms from Kalpetta.
The region provides the scope for clicking some amazing pictures from its summit. The dawn at this place sends an invitation to the boundless natural beauty of the surroundings to come in its fullest form and captivate the visitors. The presence of the Banasura Sagar dam at the foothills of this peak, which is the country’s largest earth dam allows for some splendid views along the trail to the peak.
Banasura trek is a hard nut to crack due to the steep slopes and one must ensure that all necessary provisions for the trek such as food, water and tent for camping are taken care of . While exploring the trek, one can also witness an array of reptiles and birds which inhabit the lush green cover of tropical forest in the region. The trail to the banasura peak provides an opportunity to get closer to the unparalleled beauty of nature and appreciate it.
Combining adventure and cultural travel in such an expansive country as China can be a challenge but our friends at TanSuo Cultural Travel mastered it perfectly. Adventure Compass spoke to the agency’s director Na Wang about the latest trends in cultural travel in China.
If you are a foodie (cmon, which one of us is not? hehe), making a cuisine tour in India is a must for you! When you think about India, I bet exotic is the first word that pops up in your head. Exotica is the very essence of this country with India being truly unique in every possible aspect: culture, traditions, lifestyle and, of course, cuisine! When it comes to traditional Indian food, it can be worth exciting and intimidating. Spices are a must in almost every dish but mind the quantity of them used in every of them. Sometimes a dish is seasoned with spices so generously, that you feel like capable of drinking the entire Indian Ocean. In this blog, we will cover some of the most popular cuisine tours in India that will not make your stomach turn :)
Loukia Leonidou- Greek tour agent on Greek open-air sports, amazing food, and 33 years of leading business in a home-introducing way.
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Who of us, when reading the Greek myths, would not dream to see the mountain awing the ancient Greeks? Even these days Mytikas’s (Mount Olympus’s modern name) peak can be rarely seen as it is almost always hidden behind the dense clouds. Due to this reason, the ancient people believed Mount Olympus to be the place of residence of Gods, unreachable and invisible to human. Mytikas means "nose" and takes the name from its shape reminding of a human’s nose. Every proud-hearted Greek should at least once ascend the mountain; it is almost a duty, an unwritten rule, so to say, and numerous Greeks, sometimes in big groups, often ascend the mountains without wearing any special shoes or helmets.
Triglav is the Slovenia’s highest mountain, featuring three peaks with the highest one reaching 2864 meters. According to one of the legends, there was a magical Goldenhorn inhabiting the Triglav Mountains. The horns of the mysterious creature were made of gold and would make anyone who caught Goldenhorn forever rich. The Goldenhorn was never caught due to its artfulness in escaping from the chasers, even when injured. The magic power of Goldenhorn was hidden in a divine flower protecting him from deathly wounds. The flower was growing in the crevices of Triglav and boasted unfathomable beauty.
Adventure Compass spoke about the beauty and adventure of the Azores with the friendliest folks at Azores Tourism Authority.
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Have you seen the movie Gladiator? If not, go and watch right now. Those who have seen in will be glad to know that Sahara is the location where the most prominent scenes of the movie were shot. You can start with capturing the velvet dunes and taking photos of the snake charmers and mighty camels proudly swaying as they carry bedouins on their back. Once in a province, you will get a chance to capture and even participate in the traditional tea ceremony as well as to see the locals playing gnawa music performed on goatskin drums. The beauty of the sunset in Sahara is just a cherry on the top of a cake you cannot miss out on.
Nepalese travel agent Ajay Kumar Shrestha from Swotah Travel and Adventure on challenges at the Big Annapurna Trail, seasons change, and beauty of the region
On average, a person has a step span of about 2.1 to 2.5 feet. That implies that it may take over 2, 000 steps to walk one mile, and 10, 000 steps will be approximately 5 miles. 1, 000 to 3,000 steps each day could be the only distance beaten by a sedentary person.
Do you have a never ending desire to explore the beauty of the African nature? Do you want to get in close contact with the wildness we all came from? When it comes to the African continent, choosing a place to go to might become a never-ending story, wherever you go, exotic is the word to describe the atmosphere. I have chosen a few places which every tourist keen on photography must visit. Be ready to get unforgettable impressions and unfathomable thrill and make sure to take a photo, it will last longer! (hehe)
Are you keen on water activities? Then why not to combine photographing with an enjoyable ride on the river making your vacation even more exciting! The Chobe River is known for its peaceful turquoise waters that create the atmosphere of tranquility and sedate you. No severe currents or rapids are to be expected, so even those not good at swimming should not be afraid of waters, you are guaranteed complete safety.
Surprisingly enough, when it comes to the most popular destinations for travelling, Bolivia is not a country on the list. Well, your loss. There are a few negative factors which keep on pushing the tourist away from the country, such as a lack of public transport and the necessity to get visa, which might set you back 150$ dollars. However, I dare say that the astounding scenery awaiting you will make amends for all inconveniences. The combination of high-rise mountains, jungles filled with wild life and the unfathomable variety of within a single country is what makes Bolivia so unique and irresistible to visit. Here are the top things not to miss out on.
Once you have decided to go traveling, what is the first thing you would take into consideration? I bet the first question that comes to your mind is ” where do I want to go?” Whether you are an active tourist craving for adventure or a lazy type looking to spend your entire day lying on the beach with your feet dunk in water, Cape Town is the answer. A sun-lit city in South Africa is a mini-paradise to satisfy all of your needs. The city is a combination of white-sand beaches, exquisite cuisine and vivacious nightlife and a plethora of things to try out!