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Dramatic Mountain Landscape of Yosemite National Park

Adventure Activities, Blog, Destinations, Things To Do - GoroadTrip - April 29, 2017

Sea Lion Cove in Point Lobos State Reserve

“Dramatic” is the first word that comes to mind for all visitors to Yosemite National Park. Strikingly, the rock formations of the Yosemite Valley, created by prehistoric glaciers that irrigated the mountains and cliffs, have produced these mesmerizing landscapes. Visitors enjoy the high cliffs and waterfalls that flow in these mountains that stretch incredibly from 3,000 feet to over 13,000 feet!

Try to dazzle with extraordinary views of these sights and do not forget to pack your camera.

Cathedral Rocks and Spires:

These rocks are visible year round because of their height which is 2000 feet. They are formed in an unusual symmetrical balance and appear as a triple rock formation. Tourists agree that Cathedral Rocks and Spiers are the finest rock formations in Yosemite National Park.

El Captain:

Delighted by professional climbers from all over the world, El Captain stands at an impressive height of 3590 feet. Both Cathedral Rocks and Spiers and El Captain are visible from Yosemite Valley.

Half Dome:

One of the most spectacular cliffs in Yosemite, the Half Dome is about 8,842 feet above sea level popular for its sheer size. It has a smooth granite wall that rises almost a mile above the valley. The cliff can be climbed after a strenuous and strenuous trek by experienced mountaineers. Half Dome is seen almost everywhere in the eastern Yosemite Valley because of its altitude.

Glacier Point:

Glacier Point offers one of the best views of Yosemite. It is on the edge of the Yosemite Valley, 3000 meters high on a granite perch. The climb is easily accessible via a road and visitors can afford the impressive views of mountain peaks, pure valleys and rushing waterfalls below.

Mount Dana:

Located at the eastern end of Yosemite, the summit of Mount Dana reaches an altitude of 13,060 feet. It is the second highest peak of the park. The best view of Mount Dana is from Tioga Road, west of the Tioga Passage.

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Travel to the Twin Cities of Gujarat

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - April 10, 2017

One of the capitals of Gujarat, the twin cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are two of the most developed in the state. At about 30 kilometers away, both cities are located on the Sabarmati River and offer many attractions to attract tourists. Some of them are:

Temple of Akshardham:

The Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar has one of the largest complexes in India. The temple, which is dedicated to Swaminarayan, has an amazingly large 15-acre garden, standing in waterfalls, fountains, kindergartens and rock arrangements.

 Adalaj Trimandir:

Adalaj Trimandir is a temple located about 20 kilometers from Ahmedabad. It houses deities of three religions; Jainism, Shaivism and Vaishnavism. The temple is administered by the Dada Bhagwan Foundation.

Fort Bhadra:

One of the most magnificent monuments in Ahmedabad is the Bhadra Fort. The fort was built by Sultan Ahmad Shah and consists of a palace, clock tower, Bhadri Kali Temple and famous Darwaza adolescence.

Jama Masjid:

At the time of Sultan Ahmad Shah the largest mosque probably in the Indian subcontinent is still one of the most beautiful mosques in India. It is located right in front of Fort Bhadra.

Kankariasee:

Lake Kankaria is located in the southern part of Ahmedabad and is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad. The lake has a lot of fun and has a zoo, an amusement park and the Nagina Wadi Garden.

Huchseeing Jain Temple:

The most visited Jain Temple in Ahmedabad, the Huthseeing Jain Temple, is a two-storey building. The specialty of the temple is the Manastambha, dedicated to the 15th Jain Tirthankar.

Textile Museum of Calico:

Popular for its works of art, sculptures and textile galleries, the Calico Textile Museum is another attraction in the city of Ahmedabad. The museum strives to protect exposures from dust and pollution.

Adalaj Step Well:

Located in Adalaj near Ahmedabad, Adalaj Step-Well is an exceptional water house five storeys deep. It is one of the most famous stages in India and attracts a large number of tourists.

Indroda Nature Park:

Indroda Natural Park in Gandhinagar, Jurassic Park of India, is located on 400 hectares on the banks of the Sabarmati River. It is known to be the second largest dinosaur egg hatchery in the world.

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Top tourist things to do in Galle

Blog, Sri Lanka - GoroadTrip - April 2, 2017

tourist places to visit in Galle

Sri Lanka is one of the most intriguing and interesting places ever, and Galley is its hotspot. It’s a gorgeous, disorderly and mind-blowing melting pot of culture and history. Exotic you can almost breathe in the diversity. Breathe the spirituality.

It’s a little off the typical backpacker path, and an amazing location to explore a world of cool culture on a brief trip. So, let’s reveal the tourist places to visit in Galle.

• The customs and culture

For culture and custom with a bonus offer of sights, sea, and sun, then Galle would be your location for an intriguing time in the past, along with delighting in time in the present. Galle was a thriving hub for industrial trade even before the Dutch period. Today trading is less although Tourist Company supplements the income from cinnamon and fisheries. Historic sites to keep an eye out for: Galle Fort, overlooking the Indian Ocean; declared a World Heritage website, the Fort itself is a lively part of this city as is apparent as you stroll through its inner streets, where homes have actually been converted into restaurants, art galleries and antique and stylish stores. The Dutch Reformed Church, since 1754, situated in the Fort has records of matrimonies and baptisms.

• The detailing

The former Dutch healthcare facility that broadened to end up being federal government offices under the British and Sri Lankan administrations has been transformed into the Old Dutch Hospital Shopping Complex with gem shops and dining establishments. Other sites deserving of visiting due to their historic value include the Galapatha Temple, situated not far from the main city, which houses the tooth relic of Arhat Maha Kassapa, a revered monk, who lived out his Bikku life in the temple; the Richmond castle; Nupe market and the Keechimalai mosque. Another need to see is the ancient strategy of pole fishing that might be seen along the shallow waters of the southern Coast beginning with the Galle District. Galle is simply over an hour’s drive by means of the southern uses.

With a beautiful sea coast and many attractions. Galley international cricket stadium is one of the major tourist places to visit in Galle.

Other tourist places to visit in Galley are:

Hikkaduwa coral reefs contain a fringing coral reef of a high degree of biodiversity.

Galle is considered a prime example of a fortified city. The fortress is not just another pretty place, however; today the fort houses courts and businesses. Galle is becoming known as an arts colony and its expat community – about a third of the city’s homes are owned by foreigners. Other top sights include a natural harbor, Sri Lanka’s oldest lighthouse, a maritime museum, a key Shiva temple and the Jesuit built St. Mary’s Cathedral.

So, when are you packing your bag packs for capturing and making some awesome memories?

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