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Guntur Calls

Destinations - GoroadTrip - March 24, 2017

One of the homes of Andhra Pradesh, the city of Guntur, has a cultural diversity and rich heritage in attractive places. It includes Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism, which is represented in its many attractions. Guntur has also hosted several great dynasties and makes it a must for history buffs. Some of the places to visit in Guntur are:

Amaravathi:

Amaravathi, named after Amareshwara Swamy Temple, is located about 26 km from Guntur on the banks of the Krishna River. It also has an old Mahachaitya stupa from the 2nd century with impressive sculptures depicting the teachings and life of the Buddha. The stupa was founded by Emperor Ashoka. A museum with a collection of ancients and pictures of Buddha’s life is also available. Historians consider Amravathi art as part of the schools of ancient Indian art with the Gandhara and Mathura styles.

Amareswara Temple:

This temple, dedicated to Shiva, is populated by faithful from all over India. It lies on the banks of the Krishna River and offers fascinating views. Built in typical Dravidian architecture, the outstanding features of the temple are 15 feet tall white marble and imposing gopuras. The inscriptions on the walls of the temple speak of the glory of our rich dynasties.

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam:

About 160 kilometers from Guntur is the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. The dam is a huge irrigation project on the Krishna River. It is the largest dam in the world with 26 gates. It is a source of hydropower and also captivates through the surrounding lush countryside. Seven miles from the dam are the Ethipothala Falls.

Kondaveedu:

About 28 km from Guntur, Kondaveedu is one of the most visited places near Guntur. An old fortress built by Reddy Kings in the 14th century is a magnificent sight. It includes 21 structures in circulation. Since the fort is situated on a hill, it is an ideal place for hiking. The view of the hill is spectacular. At the foot there is a group of temples. Gopunatha Temple and Kathulabave are among them.

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Road Trip in Napa Valley

Blog, Destinations, Road Trips - GoroadTrip - March 16, 2017

If you know your wine interests you, take the Napa Valley Wine Tour, which California is known for. If the experience of actually being in a vineyard is not exciting enough, the process of harvesting, vinification and storage will hurt you. If you have the opportunity to wander around in the right season, you can start from the beginning to discover the ripe vines for picking! From the vineyard you go to the winery where the wine is produced and watch the wine making process. The wine tour ends with a glass of the final product, the wine.

Wine tours can take a lazy afternoon or up to two weeks. Visits are made in all types of transportation, and you can choose the option depending on your mood or your time. Napa Valley has it all. From limousines to wine trains and cars you can make your choice.

Napa Valley Wine Train Tour:

For a complete Napa Valley experience, the Wine Train takes you through wine valleys with gourmet meals and beautiful views. Ascent and descent of the partner vineyards with gentle transfers, if necessary for a tour of the vineyards and wineries and wine tasting.

Napa Valley Wine Limousine Tour:

Enjoy the famous tour of Napa Valley Wine in the luxury you royally drive in a limousine for cellar tours. A tour guide who will accompany you will inform you about the history of vinification and the geography of the country. Fill up the pleasure quotient with the complimentary champagne and picnic tours.

Napa Valley Wine Trolley Tour:

An authorized replica of the San Francisco Trolley The trolley is a motorized version of this model from 1890. Trolley travel is a fun way to visit the vineyards and vineyards while you enjoy the beautiful scenery and breathe fresh air.

Napa Valley has some of the best wineries in the country. Some of the places that make your wine a memorable event are:

Hendry Ranch:

This is a family winery with a welcoming environment that welcomes pets. The friendly staff are free with their knowledge of wine making and entertain you while you taste their charming wine.

Twenty rows:

The cellar has a relaxed atmosphere with the wine served right next to the rows of stacked barrels. You will appreciate the works of art in the salon-like tasting room, where music flows from a sound system.

Saintsbury:

With a garden for outdoor wine tasting and a barn that is pleasant in cold and rainy weather, Saintsbury Winery specializes in Pinor Noir and Chardonny.

William Hill Estate Winery:

Visiting this winery is a pleasant experience with beautiful gardens, views of the valley and a glass of wine to wander the square. The friendly staff will make you feel at home. The country also serves as a picnic for families who can bring their picnic here.

Schramsberg vineyards:

This winery offers a unique tasting experience as it is located in the Calistoga Caves. This wine tour takes you into a gothic atmosphere. The highlight is the excellent sparkling wine for which the winery is known.

Stony Hill:

Specializing in white wines and Chardonnay, Stony Hill offers wine tours by appointment. Although the place is off the beaten track, the walk compensates for it. The road is over the hills and is beautiful with views of the Napa Valley.

O’Brien Estate:

Accept your visit and wine tasting by appointment at the O’Brien Estate and get ready to be enchanted by this beautiful winery and its attentive staff.

Castello di Amorosa:

The impressive castle of this estate offers wine tasting and much more. The people on the wine tour are impressed by the structure as well as the sights and smells of the wine, which force them to choose a bottle or two for their own collection or for a gift. The children are happy to taste their own grape juice.

Mum Napa:

At the Mumm Napa Vineyard, you can enjoy the wonderful views and first-class service of the staff during an organized wine tasting. The cellar is characterized by artisanal sparkling wines.

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Amchi Mumbai

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - March 9, 2017

Mumbai is a place that gets hearts and captures fantasies. A trip to this land of dreams is certainly engaging and captivating. Visit the lively beaches and many monuments, let yourself be pampered by gourmets or go shopping at your leisure. Mumbai has everything and many more.

Chhatrapathi Shivaji Terminus (CST):

CST should be visited to admire the incredible architecture that makes it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A section of the terminus is open to the public and this heritage gallery explains the history of the Indian Railways with its miniature models and ancient relics. A heritage tour is organized. You climb the stairs to see the dome. They are struck by stained glass windows and elaborate carvings on columns and windows. With a small entrance fee, you can take a look at our history.

Juhu Beach:

Famous for Bollywood movies, a visit to Juhu Beach is reminiscent of the movies we grew up with. Sequences of songs, nail of films, pursuits of writings, Juhu has seen everything. Enjoy splashing in the waves and watch the sunset. Fight your way through the busy crowd of famous cat counters that serve bhels, sevpuri, panipuri, pavbhaji and, of course, the stackable bowl of Mumbai, the vadapav.

Boat trip:

Do not miss the three-kilometer stretch between Nariman Point and Babulnath. Another favorite of the movies, you’ll know why, if you watch the Marine Drive shine like a queen’s necklace After your party, your eyes were mesmerizing while watching sunset from the main street in the city of Mumbai.

Gate of India:

A symbolic pride of Mumbai, the gateway to India, is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Mumbai. The Taj Hotel backstage, the famous Taj Hotel Cheers.

Bandst Bandstand:

Enjoy peaceful walks and ocean breezes at Bandra Kiosk. Right next to a shore with pockets of rocks, the promenade is a good place to stay, to watch the sun set over the Arabian Sea. You can even have a look at Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

Colaba Causeway:

Mumbai in general and Colaba in particular is a shopper’s paradise. Everything you can imagine, from costume jewelry to bags to dresses.

Haji Ali Dargah:

Another famous monument of Mumbai is the Haji Ali Dargah on a small island. It is located on the Worli coast in South Mumbai. It is a sensitive example of the Indo-Islamic architecture style and contains the grave of Sayed Peer Haji Ali Shah Bukhari.

Chowpatty Beach:

On the bustling beach, Chowpatty is popular with locals and tourists alike. A great place to unwind on weekends or after a day’s work, Chowpatty constantly strengthens you with turmoil, sea breeze and tickling tickling and invigorating the famous ice golas.

Siddhi Vinayak Mandir:

Siddhivinayak is one of the most visited temples in Mumbai and has a rich heritage. The architecture of the temple is magnificent and has allowed worshipers to admire the carved image of Ashtavinayak on the wooden doors, while the series is waiting to visit the divinity Siddhi Vinayak in a small shrine covered with a golden roof. The phoolgalli outside the temple has many shops selling pooja offerings such as flowers and coconuts. A special menu, a prepared menu that is called “Prasad” In addition to the usual fare, Mumbai is in the temple area.

Nehru Center:

With a striking pineapple design, the Nehru Center is a complex with different cultural facets. It has a planetarium, a gallery, a theater and an exhibition entitled “Discovery of India”. This exhibition presents the history of India for several decades. He takes the cultural, philosophical and artistic tour of India with a lot of informative materials, displays and a competent staff. The Nehru Science Center is nearby.

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