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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

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South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

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The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Swan River -A place of relaxation for the busy traveller

Perth, Australia is known more for its business aspects – the high profile companies, Perth event venues – than as a destination for the tourist. Even the hotels in the area like COMO The Treasury, Perth cater to business travellers than to the regular tourist. However, there are some “touristy” activities that you can engage in while in the city, such as visiting the Swan River; the local favourite hang-out spot for those who go solo, duo, and as families.

The Swan Lake is rather unique in its shape, winding in and out creating a twisting and turning flow of water. It is the belief of the Aboriginals – the original residents of Australia – that the river was created by Waugal, the rainbow serpent. That sheds certain light to the shape of the river. Whether it was the creation of an ethereal being or a creative work of nature, the Swan River is a popular place for the locals to spend a day outdoors. There are several parks established by the riverside where families often go to enjoy a picnic. Most of these parks are complete with cycling tracks as well as hiking trails for the visitor to explore. Some prefer to use the water body as a part of the fun and engage in fishing, sailing, swimming and even in kayaking. There are river cruises that are commercially operated so you can take a cruise down the river and explore the scenery between Perth and Fremantle. There are cruises that run the other way, towards the Swan Valley, which is the oldest grape-growing area in Western Australia. You can take a day trip to a vineyard, enjoy the local produce and spend a day absorbing the local spirit. Swan River provides just enough enjoyment for the business traveller who wishes to see the country but is operating within time constraints.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.

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