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The Natural Bridge at Yoho National Park

The Natural Bridge at Yoho Natural Park in British Columbia is a wonder that will keep you wondering. It is a naturally-formed stone bridge that connects one side to the other side of the Kicking Horse River. When the ice and glaciers melt in its surrounding area, the sounds of

Sekumpul Waterfall – Bali’s Best Waterfall?

Is Sekumpul Waterfall (Air Tejun Sekumpul) the best of all waterfalls in Bali? I think and believe so. It’s not just the best but, perhaps, the most dramatic of all, too! And for sure, it is the tallest cascade in the whole island! The mid and northern part of Bali

5 Travel Tips for Nature Lovers

John Muir, the early conservationist who did so much to protect and preserve the wildernesses of America, once said: “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”  A hundred years of technological progress later – it still feels true, for many of us. And, whether exploring a

Photos: Sunrise at Mt Sinai

To experience watching the sunrise at Mt Sinai is one of those moments you’d never forget in the longest time. The arduous hike that started at 2 in the morning and ended at the summit at 5, just before sunrise, was totally worth it – despite not being dressed for a

Views of Overlook Points of Grand Canyon South Rim

Grand Canyon South Rim has overlook points that are accessible by bus. The Red and Orange bus lines stop right in front of each designated overlook points. However, when the crowd is too thick, I’d recommend you to walk a bit further away from the main spot by following the trail

These Giant Cactuses Dwarfed Me

Back in the third world, we used to have cactus and aloe vera plants in our backyard. We would skinned them from their thorns, using a nail cutter and scissors, until they’re flawless and bald. Of course, our poor mother would be so angry why we would do that to

Where to watch the Grand Canyon Sunset

I arrived at the Grand Canyon at 2:15 in the afternoon from Flagstaff. The Arizona Shuttle Bus dropped me off at Maswik Lodge and from there I got on the Blue Bus Line to the Grocery Store. I had my late lunch at the cafe inside. Later, I collected the

Is Sedona the Most Beautiful City in America?

The Tourism office of Sedona claims the red rock city as the most beautiful city in the world. I’d say, it’s the most beautiful city in America. I mean, it’s like “Wow, it’s beautiful,” not like “OMG! It’s beautiful!” It doesn’t have the appeal of New York nor the glamour

The Frozen Beauty of Montmorency Falls

The frozen beauty of Montmorency Falls in Quebec City will never fail to delight your naked eye. In winter, when the city is literally enveloped in inches of snow and in sub zero Celsius, Montmorency Falls, which is higher than the world-famous Niagara Falls, shows its beauty that you would

The Breathtaking Sunsets in California

One of the best and free things to do in the west coast is to watch the breathtaking sunsets in California. They’ll never fail to amaze every sunset lovers. While in San Francisco, I’ve only got to see it once from a distance. In Los Angeles, sunsets are fabulous backdrop

Xilamuren Grasslands in Inner Mongolia

Some time ago (that time when I wasn’t travel blogging yet), I went to this verdant Xilamuren grasslands in Inner Mongolia, a two-hour drive from the capital, Hohhot. It was a chilly October day and the wide expanse of the open land could compete with that of the azure sky

Overhanging Point – A Breathtaking View

The Cyprus Campground site at Bruce Peninsula offers a lot of things to do and see. Campers are within walking distance to hiking trails, lakes, Dragon Head Cove, the Grotto and Georgian Bay, of course—where the clearest of all water is waiting for you to get wet. Thirty minutes walk

Cheltenham Badlands in Fall

Cheltenham Badlands is a badass soil. Its deprived of lush vegetation and formed into shiny, bald reddish rolling hills and in between narrow trenches that go down unto the rich soil satiated with lush foliage. A short scenic drive (be awed by the fall colours) from Toronto, the Badlands is
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