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  • Nevada Wildlife

    Posted in North America | May 3, 2011
    The state of Nevada is famous not only as home to Las Vegas, but is also known for its remarkable range of attractions related to nature, and principally, wildlife. There are a good range of wildlife species to be seen in the state, and the state will prove to be a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Hiking in the forests is one of the most fun ways of doing this. Nevada’s unique range of species provides a rewarding experience for visitors. There are some extremely venomous snakes, which have their home in southern Nevada. There are species such as mountain lion, kit fox, brush rabbit, raccoon, beaver, antelope, elk, bighorn sheep, mule deer and a huge number of other species. There are a huge number of bird species as well, there are species  [...]
  • Gir National Park – India’s sole sanctuary of the Asiatic Lions

    Posted in Asia | May 1, 2011
    The Gir National Park is the pride of the fascinating state of Gujarat in the west as it is the only home of 300 Asiatic Lions. Accessible from the Rajkot state and situated at the distance of 65 kms from the nearby princely state of Junagadh in Gujarat’s Saurashtra, this wildlife sanctuary is a fully conserved area of 1412 square km featuring rocky landscape, mix vegetation, and low hills. The ecosystem is quite varied here, which along with the efforts of the government, NGOs, and wildlife activists has led to the preservation of an eclectic mix of flora as well as fauna. And special thanks also goes to Nawab of Junagadh who declared the area as protected in the 1990s for conserving the lions. In the Gir National Park, you also get to explore  [...]
  • Jim Corbett National Park, India

    Posted in Asia | April 19, 2011
    Dedicated to the conservation of the most extinct tiger genus called the Bengal Tiger who is also admired the most, the Jim Corbett National Park is the most ancient park of India, which is now almost 75-years old. It has been named so because of the India-born hunter of the same name who later became a conservationist in the repentance of his cruel killings. Nestled today under the shades of the Lower Himalayas, the park actually stretches in the very famous Nainital region of the newly made Uttarakhand state in the north east direction of the country. With its more than 450 plant types as well as 600 animal species, this major eco-tourism spot has been the best weekend gateway of the tourists since the past few decades where not only animals  [...]
  • Tayrona National Park: Beaches + relics + ecosystems

    Posted in South America | April 12, 2011
    South America is actually famous for its adventures, beaches, and archaeological sites. When all these features tend to reside together at one place, it surely becomes a paradise for the lovers of South America. And this is none other than the Tayrona National Park that is located at 34 km and is easily accessible from Magdalena’s Santa Marta. Although it is a national park, it is the home of many archaeological relics, adventurous excursions, and natural gems such as mangrove marshes, corals, cloud forests, algae prairies, and thorny scrubland along with the mysterious flora as well as fauna all offering an indulging day out! Go surfing, sunbathe on the scenic beaches, or feel the soothing comfort of a rented nightly hammock – you are  [...]
  • Chitwan National Park, Nepal

    Posted in Asia | April 1, 2011
    Regarded among the Nepal’s wealthiest as well as healthiest natural wonders, the Chitwan National Park engulfs over 930 sq. km. of the south central Nepal, the inner Terai’s subtropical lowlands to be specific. With the status of the World Heritage Site and the honor of being the first national park of the country, the site since long has remained the third best highlight after Kathmandu valley and trekking. Being so huge, the picture-perfect nature reserve is the home of water marshes, sal forest, and waving grassland. To its north as well as west, the river network of Narayani-Rapti draws a perfect frontier for the human villages, while the east encompasses the Parsa Wildlife Reserve and the south is loaded with the Valmiki National Park  [...]
  • Aparados Da Serra National Park

    Posted in South America | March 22, 2011
    Literally meaning the rocky evolution for forming the grasslands, the Aparados Da Serra national park stretches on the eastern frontier in southern Brazil between the Santa Catarina States and Rio Grande do Sul. Engulfing a variety of protected landscapes such as cliff foliage, forests, canyons, slopes, rivers, and other ecosystems, the park features majestic scenery, geological wonders, and adventurous activities. Above all, the main highlight is the grand Itaimbezinho Canyon naturally adorned with the blossoming biodiversity, green foliage, and plunging waterfalls. Frankly speaking, Aparados Da Serra expands alongside the southern Atlantic coast and with the widest canyons of Brazil, which stretch into the neighboring Serra Geral national  [...]
  • Galapagos Islands travel

    Posted in South America | March 8, 2011
    Despite being remote and isolated in the east Pacific, the Galapagos is now among the most visited tourist destinations on Earth. While the remote factor has contributed a lot to its this popularity, it is also responsible for rendering a unique wildlife as well as history (inspired the Theory of Natural Selection); which also have played an important role in not only its popularity, but also in designating the archipelago as the World Heritage Site. So, it is not only the leisure tourists who plan for the Galapagos islands travel, but it is also the historians and wildlife experts who frequently come here for more research. Felt as a trip away from Earth, this archipelago in Ecuador has more than 10 major atolls as well as over 5 small islets  [...]
  • Fiordland National Park – Land of unbelievable wonders

    Posted in Australia & Pacific | March 1, 2011
    Get ready to immerse into the deep whites, blues, and greens of the bearingly green-cool landscape sculpted naturally by the chilled glaciers. This is the totally remote, but beloved wilderness of the 59-year-old Fiordland National Park located in the heart of Te Wāhipounamu (the place of greenstone) in the South Island of New Zealand (southwest). Just a single look to this area will convince as to why this is a World Heritage Area. This is of no wonder as the entire southwest of this nation is among the vast wilderness zones in the Southern Hemisphere. The Fiordland National Park is the landscape boasting the snow-capped mountains, endless forests, profound lakes, rivers of ice, and tussock grasslands all making up for the best setting and  [...]
  • Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal

    Posted in Asia | February 22, 2011
    Regarded as the world’s highest national park, the Sagarmatha National Park is the home of the highest point on Earth called Mount Everest that itself is known as ‘Sagarmatha = Sky for Sagar and head for Matha’. Therefore, it is obvious that this park is perched as high as on 3000 meters whose most of the landscape is a rocky deep terrain as well as steep gorges of the high Himalayas. Because of the rising height, the Sagarmatha National Park boasts four different climatic zones: a forested lower zone, the upper alpine zone, a zone of alpine scrub, and the Arctic zone without any foliage. Depending on the altitude, you get to see the different and diverse mammals and birds. The park flanks some of the tallest peaks in the world making  [...]
  • Iguazu National Park, Argentina

    Posted in South America | February 15, 2011
    Nestled in the Iguazu province of Argentina, the World Heritage Site of Iguazu National Park not only protects the vigorous subtropical jungle, but also ensures endless natural surprises to its tourists. Edging the globally famous Iguazu Falls and housing the myriad of animal as well as plant species, the park is among the hot spots for the nature as well as botany lovers. So, you can expect spotting not only the wonderful falls, but also the some great natural scenery along with the rare as well as endangered species in the Iguazu National Park. In fact, the word ‘Iguazu’ stands for ‘Great Waters’ whose charm is reserved by the Iguazu falls made by the river of the same name. While cascading, the water’s vapor ascends upwards each  [...]