Monthly Archives for November 2017

Bay Area of Berkeley

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - November 24, 2017

The city of Berkeley is located in northern California on the east side of San Francisco Bay. With its proximity to the bay and climate-friendly Berkeley is a paradise for visitors. With hills and gorges in the area there is much to do here. And indoor activities are not far behind universities, museums and theaters to showcase them. The choices prevent you from scheduling a suitable schedule for visiting all these attractions:

Aquatic Park:

With an incredible 32 hectares of land and lakes and lagoons covering approximately 67 hectares, Berkeley Water Park is the largest park open to the public. The park offers many activities such as motor boating, canoeing, cycling and adult cycling. The “Dreamland for Kids” with a playground with castles, swings, bridges and slides makes it popular with children.

Lawrence Hall of Science:

The space has many interesting exhibitions that are known to arouse the curiosity of the age of visitors without a bar. In addition to a planetarium, there are live demonstrations to marvel. A plus of the room is the location, as it offers a great view of the bay.

University of California- Berkeley:

This prestigious educational institution is a great place for hiking. The impressive style is striking. You can make several stops to see the collection of books, fossils, butterflies and movies from the university in their many buildings. You can walk to Sproul Plaza to see the Berkeley crowd or to attend concerts or spontaneous speeches that often take place here.

Tilden Park:

Tilden Park is a nature park between Berkeley Hills and San Pablo Ridge. It has many attractions for all ages. Adults can hike over 40 km of trails or visit the colorful Botanical Garden and play golf on the 18-hole golf course. Kids love the ride with their interesting hand-crafted animals and the steam train that takes them all over the beautiful hill. In the summer, the park has opened Lake Anza for swimming and fishing. A farm called Tilden Little Farm is a boost for fun in this beautiful park.

University of California- Botanical Garden:

The campus’s 34-hectare botanical garden feeds over 12,000 different plants from around the world. These include desert cacti, 19th century roses, monkey puzzle trees and a beautiful display of fuchsia plants.

Berkeley Adventure Playground:

As the name implies, this playground is for adventurers. With ideas and topics suitable for free spirits, visitors should be ready for anything.

Berkeley Rose Garden:

This charming rose garden is a semicircular terraced amphitheater that surrounds a spectacular 220-foot redwood arcade. Her eyes are treated with a dazzling beauty of about 3000 roses of about 250 varieties. If you can overcome this visual pleasure, there is more to it than the Rose Garden is a particularly impressive vantage point over the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. There are four tennis courts, many hiking trails with jetties to spend your time here.

Telegraph Avenue:

Telegraph Avenue is a popular student destination, ideally located outside University Gates. Vintage record shops, bookstores and other quaint shops offering versatile choices are a charm to this relaxed avenue. It is also good at restaurants with all kinds of fast food and occasional food joints available.

Berkeley Marina:

The marina is a place to relax. Taking a walk in the bay and watching the birds is a soothing activity after a busy day. There are also water sports such as kayaking, water skiing and canoeing at the boat dock.

Berkeley is considered the cradle of California cuisine. It occupies a central place in the culinary culture of the Bay Area and you can offer your palate sensational choices during the culinary tour of the Gourmet Ghetto. And at Albatross Pub, the oldest bar in Berkeley, you can spend a day at night.

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6 Beautiful Road Trips of South India

Blog, Road Trips - GoroadTrip - November 17, 2017

Our country is a tourist attraction with many beautiful destinations. In addition, our roads are now a pleasure to drive or drive with high maintenance and easy routes. All you have to do, if you get a sentence, go for it. Last minute plans or plans of the day. Go to the top of the page Here is a list of the best excursions you can do.

Vishakapatnam to the Araku Valley:

Vishakaptanam is blessed with the beautiful mountains of the ghats and the green waters of the Bay of Bengal. At 120 kilometers from Vishakapatnam is the hill station of the Araku Valley. The road that connects the two places is winding, gently elevated and dotted with beautiful green hills, making it the most enjoyable and ecstatic experience.

Chennai in Pondicherry:

The 160-kilometer stretch from Chennai to Pondicherry is perhaps one of the most scenic in southern India. Start at sunrise and see the golden glow. Usually, this brings you to Pondicherry. But for shutterbugs, it would be possible to take a break.

Bangalore at the Bandipur Forest:

For the forest road experience, take the road from Bangalore to Bandipur. The depth and tranquility of the jungle with the coolness is an exciting feeling. You can even drive this route for those 235 kilometers. The same route can be chosen for the journey from Mysore to Ooty.

Chennai to Munnar:

If you have a break from the hot Chennai Heat, plan an escape from the street to Munnar. This brings you to the next day! The well-appointed roads, followed by the winding and fresh ghats that lead to the mountain resort, make the trip interesting.

Mumbai to Goa:

Another 10-hour drive is the NH 17, which connects Mumbai to Goa. From sunrise, you can follow the Goa sun when the party begins!

Mumbai to Lonavala:

The short distance of 83 kilometers and the beautiful promenade make Lonavala a popular weekend trip from Mumbai. Surrounded by picturesque squares and green spaces, the road will awaken your mood and rejuvenate you before you reach the picturesque mountain resort.

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Most Beautiful Sightseeing Spots in Colombo

Asia, Blog, Sri Lanka - GoroadTrip - November 6, 2017

Colombo, the largest city of Sri Lanka is a beautiful place, which deserves that you spend a few days there. The city is one of the largest ports of Central Asia, it is full of unexpected contrasts and offers fascinating holidays. According to one version, the city received its name in honor of Christopher Columbus. The Sri Lankan capital is a multi-ethnic, cosmopolitan port city with a rich colonial heritage and many sights to see.

Discover in this article the best spots in Colombo which a tourist should visit.

• National Museum of Colombo

If you love history and architecture, the National Museum is probably one of the first places to visit in Colombo. Established in 1877, it is the largest museum on the island and undoubtedly an iconic institution. The museum has some of the best collections of former Kandyan dynasty rulers. You can see collections of ancient art in the Colombo Museum. In its rooms, there are many precious objects, the most famous of which is a throne adorned with precious stones and gold.

• Attidiya Bird Sanctuary

This is the only bird sanctuary in Colombo and houses at least 50 different species of birds. It is located at Boralesgamuwa in Colombo.

The biodiversity of this place is very commendable, and you cannot help but feel impressed with the diversity of bird species.

• Viharamahadevi Park

It is a perfect place to stroll and relax in the fresh air and among best spots in Colombo. Today, this park is named after the Sinhalese queen. Originally, it was named after the British Queen Victoria. The founder of this park was a wealthy English immigrant who missed his homeland and decided to create a chic park in the English style. The historic park received its current name in 1958. It is popular not only among tourists but also among locals.

• Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara

Colombo has many exceptional Buddhist sites. Near the city center is the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, which is considered an ideal example of Sinhalese architecture. The temple is at end of a picturesque valley, on both sides of which grow tall trees. In its central part, there are beautiful fountains. The temple is remarkable not only for the architectural style but also for the interior decoration. Within its walls are adorned with ancient skillful frescoes, on which are printed the most significant moments of the Buddha’s life.

• President’s House

One of the most beautiful architectural monuments of the city is the Presidential Palace. It was built in the 18th century and is still used for its intended purpose. In this majestic building with columns is the presidential residence. Near this building is a beautiful square as well as several iconic landmarks.

• Talangama Wetlands and Park

During a walk in the wetlands of Talangama Park, the natural beauty can be admired. Its main characteristic is the diversity of birds living in these places. Not only curious tourists but also bird watchers from different countries visit it. Currently, the reserve is under state protection. Despite its enormous importance, the entry of its territory remains free.

• St. Lucia’s Cathedral

Cathedral of Saint Lucia is the largest Catholic temple on the island. The main relic seen here is the statue of Saint Lucia. It is associated with many interesting legends, according to which, touching the statue can cure diseases.

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