Category: Tourism

The Mystery of the Longyou Caves in China

For as long as anyone could remember the ponds of Longyou County were thought of as “bottomless,” but when one local set out to see how deep they really were he discovered the first in a series of massive hand-carved caves, the origin of… Continue Reading “The Mystery of the Longyou Caves in China”

The Ocean Race to collect data about the Global Environment

The forthcoming edition of The Ocean Race, which sets sail from Alicante, Spain, on the 15th January, is set to feature the most ambitious and comprehensive science program created by a sporting event. The round-the-world sailing race will measure microplastic pollution, gather information about… Continue Reading “The Ocean Race to collect data about the Global Environment”

Nikon Coolpix P900 best Camera money can buy

There are nice cameras and then there are insanely nice cameras. Nikon’s Coolpix P900 is one of the insanely nice cameras, although in the world of photography it comes with a pretty affordable price tag. For $596 you can own a camera with zoom… Continue Reading “Nikon Coolpix P900 best Camera money can buy”

Curacao vol Dynamiek en Traditie sinds 1499

Dynamiek, Spirituele Tradite en Humanitaire Ontwikkeling zijn de tref woorden van Crickey Amigu di Natura. Nederlandse versie Inzet Natuur CAdN Beweging : Het verbeteren van de geldverslindende mensheid begint met uzelf, door een naaste of Hulpbehoevende te Ondersteunen in plaats van financieel uit te… Continue Reading “Curacao vol Dynamiek en Traditie sinds 1499”

Puma Punku Bolivia the Gateway to the Sun

Puma Punku (Aymara and Quechua which literally means ‘Gate of the Puma’) is a 6th-century T-shaped and strategically aligned man-made terraced platform mound with a sunken court and monumental structure on top that is part of the Pumapunku complex, at the Tiwanaku Site near… Continue Reading “Puma Punku Bolivia the Gateway to the Sun”

Vancouver Island’s 2000-year old Giant Trees

Vancouver Island is located in the temperate rainforest biome, with the mild climate and high rainfall combining to produce groves of massive old-growth trees. Some of the tallest stretch over 90 meters into the sky, while others measure as much as 20 meters in… Continue Reading “Vancouver Island’s 2000-year old Giant Trees”

Cheeky Otters are thriving in Singapore

On a grassy strip along the highway, a blur of brown fur moves quickly, a small head popping up every so often to check for danger. Like many urban species, the aquatic mammals are changing their behavior to fit into their new home, research… Continue Reading “Cheeky Otters are thriving in Singapore”

Zakito Bouw- en Milieu Vergunning Jachthaven indienen LOB Verzoek

Op 18 Januari 2022, werd door de Natuur Stichting van Crickey Amigu di Natura een LOB verzoek ingediend om inzage te krijgen op de zogenaamde bouwvergunning voor een zwaar vervuilende Jachthaven in wereldwijde beschermd mangrove gebied nabij de KAE te Otranbanda. Buurtbewoners van Piscadera… Continue Reading “Zakito Bouw- en Milieu Vergunning Jachthaven indienen LOB Verzoek”

The Best Place in the Andes Mountains to visit in Peru is Machu Picchu

South America has countless landscapes and tourist destinations to look at, among them the ruins of Lost City or Machu Picchu, for which there is the eternal debate about which one is better to pay a visit. And although there is no one better… Continue Reading “The Best Place in the Andes Mountains to visit in Peru is Machu Picchu”

Terracotta Army of Shi Huangdi, first Emperor of China

The Terracotta Army refers to the thousands of life-size clay models of soldiers, horses, and chariots which were deposited around the grand mausoleum of Shi Huangdi, first emperor of China and founder of the Qin dynasty, located near Lishan in Shaanxi Province, central China.… Continue Reading “Terracotta Army of Shi Huangdi, first Emperor of China”

Tiahuanaco @ Lake Titicaca in Bolivia

Tiwanacu, also spelled Tiahuanaco, isa major pre-Columbian civilization known from ruins of the same name that are situated near the southern shore of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. The main Tiwanaku site was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2000. Some scholars date the… Continue Reading “Tiahuanaco @ Lake Titicaca in Bolivia”

Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing

Coral reefs form some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. But, for most of us, they are hidden from view. We are blind to how these ecosystems might be changing. Coral reefs face a number of threats – most of them are… Continue Reading “Like in many other regions of the World, Caribbean Coral Reefs are disappearing”

Venezuela’s Maracaibo Lake is known as the Lightning Capital of the World

If one likes lightning storms, then the most extreme lightning place on earth is Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It has so much lightning that it is known as the lightning capital of the world. So much lightning lights up Lake Maracaibo, that sailors used… Continue Reading “Venezuela’s Maracaibo Lake is known as the Lightning Capital of the World”