Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Best of PERU

PERU is a country in western South America.

 It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean.


Friday, May 22, 2015

Bhimtal: Uttarakhand

Bhimtal is a picturesque lake located in the lake district of Uttarakhand state i.e the Nainital district. Bhimtal is perched at an elevation of 1,370mts above sea level. Named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata, Bhimtal is a beautiful lake centered amidst green mountains. 

The lake is at a scenic spot with a small island at its centre on which there is a beautiful large aquarium which was previously a restaurant. Bhimtal affords splendid views and visual vistas of nature's beauty. There is an ancient Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple on the banks of Bhimtal which was built by Bhima during the exile period of the Pandavas. The present temple was renovated by Baz Bahadur of Chand Dynasty in the 17th century.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Forbidden City, China

The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty.

It is located in the centre of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum.

It served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political centre of Chinese government for almost 500 years.

The Forbidden City was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is listed byUNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world.