Darwin: Fun Things to Do

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Are you a fan of tropical climate and landscape like me? Then you should definitely visit Darwin. The tropical climate makes it the best vacation destination for travelers. Escape from the bustling city to enjoy an average temperature of 30-degree centigrade. There are several things that you can do if you love sports, greenery, and gallery. Let’s take a look at the fun things you can do when you are in Darwin.

Get a Closer Look at the Crocodiles

The icon of the Northern Territory are the crocodiles. Thus, the first place that I visited when I was in Darwin was the Crocodile Dundee. Due to the presence of crocodile, there are many beaches which are restricted for use. However, there are many places which will allow you to see a crocodile up close. I visited the Crocodylus Park that has been founded by crocodile biologist.

Make a Stop at Tiwi Island

The chain of 9 islands, Tiwi Island has 2 large islands which are uninhabited. Most of the residents of the islands are Tiwi who are known to have lived for 7000 years. This fascinating place brought me close to the vibrant culture and heritage. If you are a nature lover like me then you should definitely visit. Bird watchers are also in for some treat in here as you will many endangered and threatened species in here.

Relax at Wave Lagoon

Looking to beat the heat? Visit Wave Lagoon. The view from here is just stunning. I found this to be an excellent spot to rejuvenate and relax. You will get the feeling of relaxing in a tropical resort without paying for one. The waves in this pool are more than 1.7 meters high. It is frequented by locals, as well as visitors. You will also find many eating and shopping stalls close by.

Hurghada – The Picturesque City

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The whole city is based on waters and that is why most tourists love a larger amount of time here and mostly at the end of their trips as the city is relatively the coolest city among others in Egypt. Here you will find amazingly photogenic coral reefs and beaches filled with pink and peach sands, I would spend all of my time here, and it is that incredible. If you’re in Egypt for your summer break nothing can be better than ending your trip with this city. The freshness and welcoming people of this city will make you want to stay here forever. Here are some of my suggestions.

Giftun Islands

Giftun islands are the most loved tourist’s attractions around the city, the place is hot in its nature these islands offer the temperature that will want you to cool yourselves off. The beauty of these islands is just sublime and once you reach here you will find this exquisite open area with white sands and exotic blue waters stretched as far as you cannot even see. You can just sunbath there and relax or you can hire a boat and go into the waters. Swimming too is an amazing thing you’d love to do; apart from that kayaking is what visitors love doing the most and motorboat riding. The feel of those cool waters over you is just incredible.

Sindbad Submarine

If you have never been in a submarine, chances of which are very high because I mean come on, who in their normal going life experience the submarines right, well you are absolutely going to live this exploration. You sign up with the Sindbad guides and they will pick you up from your location, will then take you to the spot and take you almost twenty-five meters down the waters in the submarine. The whole ride is of approximately an hour and it is worth it.

Vladivostok – Travel to the Most Attractive City of Russia

 

Vladivostok is the picturesque city of Russia. Its scenic location didn’t fail to impress me. People mostly visited Mosco and St. Petersburg when they try to find plan out a trip to Russia and miss out on cities like this. So, this time I was determined to explore the beauty of Vladivostok. It has a lot to offer to the tourist. If you are going to visit the city anytime soon, take a look at the things you can do.

Popov Island

You will find the island in the Peter the Great Gulf. It is frequented by locals. The warm summer water and the sandy beach came as a much-needed break. The site is perfect for some outdoor recreation. I also found the Museum of Nature and the far Eastern Sea Reserve in the Gulf. Check out the fauna of the sea by indulging yourself in some scuba diving. To reach you will have to take a ferry. It takes are one hour forty minutes to reach.

Zolotoy Bridge

This structure astonished me. The modern design and the large structure is something to marvel at. It connects Churkin district with the downtown of the city. Even though you can stop by anytime you want, it best to visit in the evening. The light on the bridge offers a splendid look. I was stunned by the breathtaking view of the bridge.

Vladivostok Fortress

Are you interested in military science? Do not miss out on this attraction. Vladivostok Fortress is considered to be one of the strongest naval fortresses. It hasn’t ever been a part of any action as after it had been constructed in the later half of the nineteenth century, it was impossible to attack the coast. Visit this place to know about its history and to check out the exhibits from Primorye history.

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Uglich – Touring the Ancient Town on Volga River

Uglich is one of the undiscovered places in Russia. This is exactly the reason I was tempted to pay a visit to this city. You might not believe but there are so many things that you can do here. In case you are planning to visit Uglich any time soon, here are a few things that you can check out.

Marvel at the Ancient Russian Architecture

Uglich Kremlin is the center of the city. On 15th May 1591, a tragic event is known to have taken place here, which shook the entire country. Dimitri, Ivan the Terrible, the youngest son of Russia tsar, was found murdered in the courtyard. The Dimitri Church on the Blood has been constructed at this place. The chambers have been preserved.

At the center of Kremlin, I found the Cathedral of Transfiguration with 5 domes. Right next to this you will find the thirty-seven meters bell tower. No doubt, it is a spectacular architectural beauty.

Take a Walk through the Town

The people of the town are friendly and welcoming. A walk through the streets enabled me to interact with them. It was a lovely experience. Marvel at the architectural beauty of the two-storied houses which once to be resided by the popular Uglich merchants. You will find tiled stoves preserved inside the houses.

Drop in the Museum of the Evil Spirit

 

This is a museum that is devoted to the Russian superstitions and folk tales. It had been developed by Daria, the artist and Alexander, her husband. As I stepped inside the museum, I found it to be a replica of the house of a peasant. There are utensils, tools, trunks, and many more things. Take the exciting tours to learn about the customs, omens, mythology, and everyday life of the Russian people who used to live here.