Category Archives: In-Geography

Visiting non-recognized countires: Somaliland

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Yahoo Travel: Here’s a way to really impress people at the next cocktail party you attend. Share with them that you have been spending time visiting countries that, according to the United Nations, don’t exist. The UN recognizes 193 member countries. The following three countries don’t make the list (even though Americans need a visa to enter them).

Wings of Tatev aerial tramway shifts to spring mode

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Starting March 1, the world’s longest aerial tramway Wings of Tatev shifted to spring mode.

From March 20-31, single-way and double-way ropeway tickets will be sold with 10% discount.

Wings of Tatev will operate every day except for Monday, 10 am till 6 am.

Great Offbeat Places to Go in 2012: Atacama Desert, Chile

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The Atacama Desert in northern Chile may be one of the most inhospitable places on Earth. “You would have to be mad to live here,” said Fiona Martin of the Tierra Atacama, a hotel in the area said. Climatologists call it the driest place in the world, and some areas have not seen rainfall in recorded history. But the sights the region has to offer more than make up for having chapped lips and dry skin.

Visit Montenegro (Chernogoria)

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Montenegro is not only an excellent choice for your holidays, Montenegro has many other remarkable characteristics: history, culture, tradition, good weather conditions, clean air, beautiful nature, blue Adriatic Sea … Everyone should visit Montenegro sometime. This little country is part of the Balkans and part of the Mediterranean, near Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Italy and Albania. Despite its small size there are so many contrasts and so much natural beauty. Don’t forget to take your camera because in Montenegro every view is like a photo from you dreams. You don’t even need to stage your photos; just click and you can put the most beautiful photos from your holidays in your album.

Best of Australia – where to go

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One of the nation’s most spectacular drives, the Great Ocean Road in built into steep seaside cliffs in Victoria. Spectacular sights along the way include the famous Twelve Apostles and various shipwrecks.

It is also home to the most popular surf coast of Victoria, with its beaches often deserted.

Karahunj (Carahunge) or Zorats Karer – One of the oldest observatories in the world

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Carahunge or Karahundj, Zorakarer (Zorats Karer) is 3, 500 years older than England’s Stonehenge and 3, 000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids.

The total area of the observatory in Armenia is 7 hectares. According to the scientist’s findings, a temple consisting of 40 stones built in honor of the Armenians’ main God, Ari, meaning the Sun, is situated in the central part of Carahunge (Karahunj or Zorats Karer). Besides the temple, it had a large and developed observatory, and also a university that makes up the temple’s wings.