Anjarle Beach, Maharashtra, India
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Baia do Sancho, Brazil
Baia do Sancho beach, located in Brazil, is one of the most beautiful and scenic beaches in South American continent. The sand on Baia do Sancho is white and the water is emerald green. The clear crystal water is ideal for diving. The beach is protected and surrounded by high rising cliffs. This makes the perfect nesting ground for birds. These cliffs make a perfect spot to view dolphins spinning and diving into the water. In the rainy season (between the months of February and June), Baia do Sancho gives real treat to eyes with two beautiful waterfalls cascading down from the cliffs into the sea.
Shell Beach, Shark Bay, Australia
Shell Beach is a beach in the Shark Bay region of Western Australia. It is situated on the edge of the continent and is a part of the Shark Bay UNESCO World Heritage site. The beach was named because of the enormous number of shells of the cockle species Fragum erugatum. These countless white cockleshells are spread for miles and even up to 30 feet deep in some parts. Here, you can take nothing but fascinating pictures. Old Pearler Restaurant, built entirely of shells from this beach, is a popular destination at Shell Beach in Australia.
Tarkarli Beach, Maharashtra, India
Tarkarli is a village in Malvan taluka in Sindhudurg district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The village is blessed by one of the cleanest beaches in India. The tranquil long Tarkarli coastline is ideal for those long romantic and nostalgia filled walks. One can feel the soft silk-smooth sand under toes, the presence of clear water, blue sky and clean aromatic breathing air at Tarkarli beach. The beach is also the trusted zone for the female turtles. It’s common to find a turtle lazing on the beach or hatching and protecting its eggs.
Pink Beach, Zamboanga, Philippines
The presence of pink sand on Zamboanga beach in Philippines makes it outstanding natural tourist attraction. The blush pink color comes from billions of pieces of crushed red organ-pipe coral. This coral can be seen in every handful of sand. The number of visitors to the island is regulated and advance arrangements should be made through the tourist office in Zamboanga. Also, the place is filled with waterfalls, rivers, springs, etc.
Blue Lagoon Beaches, Turkey
Blue Lagoon is an amazing place famous for its beautiful beaches and historical sights. The area is also well-known as a paragliding spot and you’ll see them floating all over the azure sky above you like colorful birds. The sunset view at Blue Lagoon is absolutely mesmerizing. Plenty of hotels, restaurants, shops are available near the beach to enjoy life after sunset.
The Corniche Beach is a great leisure site to discover in France. It is situated at height of 357 feet. It is surrounded by pine forest. Here, Dune of Pilat, (‘Dune’ is a heap of sand formed by the wind) meets Corniche Beach on the Atlantic Ocean. It is the highest dune in Europe. You can definitely go for picturesque views and experience a 10-minute paraglide ride over the geomorphic monument.
Anjarle Beach, Maharashtra, India
Located in Dapoli taluka of Ratnagiri district in the Maharashtra state of India, Anjarle beach is widely known for its unspoiled beach. Here, 2 km long stretched clean beach, is covered with white sand. The area is surrounded by palms and trees. This Palm Beach is a perfect place to visit on a long refreshing weekend. The beach is also popular for the ‘Kadyawarcha Ganapati’ temple located on a cliff.
This is one of the stunning beaches in Thailand. It is surrounded by limestone cliffs and the picturesque scenes are absolutely spectacular. The beach is only accessible by boat ride. It has plenty of hidden bays and coves. Also, this is an exceptional beach for the active people to experience rock climbing, snorkeling, kayaking and many more.
Trou-aux-Biches beach, Mauritius
Trou-aux-Biches is a small town with a public beach on the northern coast of the island Mauritius. Trou aux Biches beach is one of the top in Mauritius. It presents pleasant conditions for both swimming and snorkeling. The water here is clear, shallow and calm. All these make it ideal for families. Many tourist resorts and boutique hotels are situated near the beach. Also, easily accessible street food stands and a string of cafes and restaurants are there to relish along the coast road. Lastly, Trou-aux-Biches can be named well above in the list of most famous beaches for sunset watching.
Hikkaduwa Beach, Srilanka
Famously reputed as one of the best surfing spots in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa beach presents picture perfect scenes of sea, sun, sand and seawater. Along this beach you can enjoy sunbathing, sea-boat rides, scuba diving, snorkeling by the reef and surfing the coastal waters. Mouthwatering seafood restaurants near beach cater thousands of visitors and tourists everyday. Further, one can also explore Hikkaduwa Coral Sanctuary. It is located a few hundred meters offshore. The sanctuary has approximately seventy varieties of multi-colored corals.
Sunday, 23 July 2017
Beautiful gardens always bring smile on your face, motivation to you and you lose yourself in the beauty of nature when you are surrounded by flowers. It adds delight and calmness to your life.
The followings are 10 most beautiful gardens in the world..
Shalimar Garden, Kashmir, India
The Shalimar Bagh is the celebrated royal garden of Kashmir. Shalimar Gardens, situated 15 km from the center of Srinagar is one of the most popular Mughal Gardens at Srinagar, Kashmir. The word Shalimar means 'Abode of Love'. Shalimar Garden was built by the Mughal King Jahangir for his wife, Nur Jahan in 1619.
Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania, U.S.
The 1077 acres Longwood gardens located in Pennsylvania of U.S displays 40 magnificent gardens and 4.5 acres of greenhouses. This enormous garden is home to 11000 different types of plants and trees. The 86 acre meadow garden is the most beautiful attraction in the Longwood gardens.
Gardens by the Bay - Singapore
Singapore’s most famous garden, Gardens by the Bay is a favorite among locals and a must-visit for any tourist. The park is dominated by its Super Tree Grove – eighteen metal structures, the tallest of which reaches 16 stories. The entry to Gardens by the Bay is free.
Kew Gardens, London, UK
Kew Gardens is a botanical garden in Southwest London. It houses one of the most ‘largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world’. It was founded in 1840. Its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants. The herbarium (a systematically arranged collection of dried plants) at the Kew Gardens is one of the largest in the world and has over 70 lakh preserved plant specimens. Further we can visit the library containing more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection containing more than 1,75,000 prints and drawings of plants. Kew Gardens is one of London's top tourist attractions. Also, is a World Heritage Site.
Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto, Italy
The Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto (16 hectares) are botanical gardens located on the western shore of Lake Maggiore in Pallanza, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy. The gardens contain nearly 20,000 plant varieties, representing more than 3,000 species. The gardens are set among 7 km of paths. They have a very wide collection of plants and flowers, e.g. azalea, cornus, greenhouses of Victoria amazonica, and 300 types of dahlias. Further, big flowers like Emery Paul, which its size exceed 25 centimeters of diameter, the Pompons with globe-shaped flower heads similar to a bees’ nest and do not even reach 5 mm of diameter and many more attract the tourist from all over the world.
Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada
The Butchart Gardens is a group of floral display gardens in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, Canada. The gardens receive close to a million visitors each year. The gardens have been designated a National Historic Site of Canada. It is spread across 22 hectares of area and it has 700 varieties of plants. Various famous flower varieties at the gardens are Camellia, Malus (Crabapple), Magnolia, Prunus (Ornamental Cherry), Tuberous Begonia, Meconopsis (Blue Poppy), Acer (Japanese Maple), Dahlia, Galanthus (Snowdrop), etc.
Butchart garden is also home to thousands of butterflies, parrots, peacocks and
other birds. The star pond in the garden also protects a number of ducks. There
are also musical nights, light shows and firework displays in the Butchart
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical
Garden, Pattaya City, Thailand
Gardens of Versailles, France
This magnificent garden across 800 hectares of land is an outstanding example of formal French garden design. The Gardens of Versailles receive more than six million visitors a year. It contain 300 hectares of forest and hundreds of acres of flower beds. Moreover it has 50 fountains, 620 water jets (fed by 35 km. piping), 5.57 km Grand Canal. It is home to 2,00,000 tress and more than 2,10,000 flowering plants. In 1979, the gardens were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix,
The Desert Botanical Garden was founded by the Arizona Cactus and Native Flora Society in 1937. The desert botanical garden in Phoenix city of Arizona displays a large collection of beautiful arid-land plants. It focuses on plants adapted to desert conditions. The garden has more than 21,000 plants, one-third of which are native to the area, including 139 species which are rare, threatened or endangered. It is also home to 1350 different types of cactus plant. Plants from less extreme climate conditions are protected under shade-houses. You can also see lots of fountains and benches in the garden.
Keukenhof, Lisse, Netherlands
Keukenhof ("Kitchen garden") is situated in Lisse, Netherlands. It is also known as the Garden of Europe, and is one of the world's largest flower gardens. According to the official website for the Keukenhof Park, approximately 7 million flower bulbs are planted annually in the park, which covers an area of 32 hectares (79 acres).
Keukenhof is open annually from mid-March to mid-May. Now, it is scheduled to be open from 22 March to 13 May 2018. The Flower Parade will be held on Saturday, 21 April 2018. In 2017 a record 1.4 million visitors entered the Keukenhof gardens.