Posts Tagged With: nature

Peru: Cusco, Ancient Incan Capital

No other city in Peru exemplifies its rich ancient and colonial history more than Cusco. Located in the south of the country, Cusco was once the capital of the Incan Empire and thus, houses many archaeological relics from that era. World heritage listed in 1983, the region combines spectacular landscapes, culture and architecture, creating a … Continue reading »

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Alaska’s Inside Passage

Bordered by stunning mountain ranges with dense forest to the shoreline and calm, deep waterways, the Inside Passage is a 1500 kilometre waterway extending from Seattle Washington to Skagway in Alaska. Most commonly claimed by the Alaskans because of its enormous tourism appeal, the sheltered waterways were originally explored by early navigators as a way … Continue reading »

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China’s New Great Wall

River cruising is the perfect means to explore the great Yangtze River. The Yangtze River is a massive tempestuous monster. For centuries it has been both the life and death of the Chinese people, providing food, water for irrigation and a critical transport route, but turning fierce with immense and destructive floods. In 1998, the … Continue reading »

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Explore Australia’s Natural Wonders

When it comes to natural wonders, Australia has more than its fair share. For a start there’s the Great Barrier Reef, Australia’s Red Centre with Uluru – or Ayers Rock – as its centrepiece. Elsewhere there is dramatic coastal wilderness and islands teaming with wildlife. Inland there are the snow-capped Australian Alps and Outback areas … Continue reading »

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