Travel Photo of the Day: Inside Bran Castle

Popularized by Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Bran Castle is a favorite among those interested in dark tourism. These individuals seek out scary, unusual and sometimes, down right haunted location all around the world. In modern Romania, the word Dracula has come to mean “the Devil” because of Vlad III, the Prince of Wallachia. His epithet, “The Impaler” is derived from his...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Weather in Antarctica

While Antarctica is one of the coldest places in the world, it is technically a desert because it is extremely dry and only averaging about 6.5 inches of precipitation per year.  Did you know that the highest temperature ever recorded on the continent was 20.75oC/ 69.3oF on February 9, 2020 which beat the previous record on January 30, 1982 which was 19.8oC/ 67.6oF. On the other hand, the...
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Travel Photo of the Day: African Elephants

  The African elephant’s the world’s largest mammal on land and they play a vital role in maintaining harmony in the ecology. These elephants ingest plants and fruits and they can walk for miles where they can excrete the fruit seeds in some very fertile dung piles. This is how new plants can grow in different areas and 90 different species actually rely on the elephants for...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Roller

Rollers are colorful, medium sized birds which resemble crows in built and size.  The name is derived from the aerial acrobatics they do during courtship or territorial flights. Unlike the typical bird, rollers do not hop or move along perches and do not often use their feet other than for lurching and pursuing escaping prey.  Join our Botswana Cape Town group tour and catch a glimpse of the...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Balea Waterfall

Balea Waterfall or the Alps of Transylvania is also known as the Cascada Balea and it is located in the Fagaras Mountain in Romania. The highest step-waterfall has an altitude of 1234 meters and height of 60 meters. It is accessible via the Transfagarasan Highway. The Transfagarasan Highway is a famous road built during the 70s by military forces and cross the mountains from Transylvania to...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Morocco Camel Tour

  Camels are used when traveling through the Sahara desert.  This is because camels can travel up to 100 miles in the hot desert without water. We were told that camels keep water in their humps but this is a misconception. These humps are filled with up to 30kg of fat which is metabolized for energy and water as and when needed.  When all the fats has been used up, the camel’s hump...
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Travel Photo of the Day: India and It’s People

Located in South Asia, India is the seventh largest country by area and also the second most populous country after China. Ethnically speaking, it remains as one of the most diverse countries in the world. It is also home for many religions, sects, tribes and castes.  There are also more than a dozen major and at least a hundred minor linguistic groups that call India their home.   Check out...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Sibiu City

  An underrated city. Sibiu City is one of Romania’s most important cultural centers and in 2007, together with Luxembourg, it was designated as the European Capital of Culture. It was also ranked as Europe’s 8th most idyllic place to live by Forbes back in...
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Travel Photo of the Day: Zakynthos

Zakynthos is nicknamed “the Flower of the Levant” by the Venetians who possessed Zakynthos between 1484 to 1797.   Some of the famous landmarks in the island includes the Navagio beach, numerous natural blue caves that are cut into cliffs around ape Skinari and numerous wide sandy beaches which attracts a number of tourist during the summer months.  Check out our Greece group...
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