Archive for December, 2010

  • Sigiriya: Stunning to the Core

    Posted in Sri Lanka | December 30, 2010
    Sigiriya is also known as the ‘Lion Rock’ fortress. The citadel overlooks the lush-green surroundings of the jungle. Sigiriya serves as a major attraction in Sri Lanka. The fortress was constructed by King Kasyapa, who was the son of King Dhatusena. According to folklore and legend, Kasyapa overthrew and walled King Dhatusena. This happened in 473 AD. Mogallana was Dhatusena’s son. He fled to India and vowed revenge. Kasyapa feared an invasion. Hence, he constructed this unconquerable fortress. The invasion ultimately happened in 491 AD. Kasyapa went into battle while he was seated on his war elephant. Kasyapa attempted to outsmart his half-brother. He indulged in a wrong turn, and his elephant was stuck in the muddy areas. His soldiers  [...]
  • Paradise Island Resort Maldives: A True Paradise

    Posted in Maldives | December 23, 2010
    Maldives Paradise Island Resort is a five-star resort that is affordable. The hotel is situated in the Maldives. Paradise Island Resort Maldives has wonderful, tropical climate. The hotel is situated at the center of the Indian Ocean. The resort is home to white-sand beaches and a lagoon that features myriad shades of aquamarine and blue. The resort is adorned with numerous coconut palms. These trees sway gently with the wind. Visitors would wish to be marooned on this tropical paradise. In addition to the favorable weather, the resort offers modern amenities and comforts. The services offered are highly professional. Maldives Paradise Island Resort is comprised of paved pathways cutting across the vegetation. These connect the accommodations  [...]
  • Angsana Velavaru: Truly Enchanting

    Posted in Maldives | December 20, 2010
    Angsana Velavaru is a luxury resort and spa located in the Dhaalu Atoll of Maldives. The island is largely unspoilt. The resort is home to wonderful pine trees and beaches made up of white sands. The lagoon has crystal clear, turquoise waters. Angsana Velavaru redefines the concept of luxury and freedom. Velavaru literally means ‘Turtle Island’ in the local language. In this island, several different types of activities and excursions are possible. The atoll offers many, wonderful experiences that will last for a lifetime. Go hopping from island to island. Alternatively, indulge in snorkeling, night fishing, and dolphin watching. The ocean has an abundance of sea life. This augments the beauty of the island. Angsana Velavaru is a paradise  [...]
  • Maldive Islands: Be Mesmerized

    Posted in Maldives | December 16, 2010
    The Maldive Islands provide the best in luxury. The islands have seen many disasters over the years. The 2004 tsunami proved disastrous. The coral bleaching due to El Nino was another disaster. Maldive Islands are known for its sandy beaches. The local inhabitants are always welcoming and hospitable. The waters that adorn the shore are turquoise and crystal clear. The islands are ideal for divers, those who worship the sun, and those who wish to have a relaxing honeymoon. The Maldive Islands are a geological oddity, situated at the center of the Indian Ocean. The islands are comprised of magnificent coral reefs. Splendid volcanoes, belonging to prehistoric times, lie in the background. The mammoth structures have sunk to the bottom of the ocean.  [...]
  • Maldives Resorts: Say Hello to Luxury

    Posted in Maldives | December 13, 2010
    Maldives resorts are islands by themselves. Each resort has is replete with sandy beaches and mesmerizing lagoons. The waters are ideal for diving and snorkeling. The house reefs make diving the most popular activity. With the help of a speed boat, you can reach wonderful diving sites. Maldives resorts have a steady supply of freshwater, which is obtained from desalination plants. The rainwater catchments ensure that there is no dearth of freshwater. Each resort in Maldives is replete with its own generators and waste-disposal system. Maldives resorts offer the most luxuriant accommodations. The state-of-the-art amenities are modern and trendy. The accommodations blend well with nature. Nature is given prime importance at every resort. Some  [...]
  • Maldives vacation : Super Fun

    Posted in Maldives | December 6, 2010
    Maldives islands are called the pearls of the Indian Ocean.  These islands are situated in the south west region of Sri Lanka, which is right on the equator. There are many coral reef islands and there are about one thousand one hundred and ninety totally.  There are about twenty six big atolls here. This country spans about eight hundred and twenty kilometers to the north, and about one hundred and twenty kilometers from east to west.  There are a large number of islands which have about two hundred islands that are inhabited. There are about forty four islands which have adapted and now these are exclusive resort islands, perfect for a lovely Maldives vacation.  The climate in this place is pretty awesome. It is generally quite warm and  [...]
  • Gurney plaza Adventure

    Posted in Malaysia | December 2, 2010
    Gurney plaza is a place which is known as the premier lifestyle mall in Penang. This is a shopping mall which is located at the famous Gurney plaza Promenade in Georgetown in Penang, Malaysia.  The small is also the second largest mall in the whole of Penang after the Queens bay mall. The Gurney plaza is also the classiest mall in this area. The mall was completed in the year two thousand and one in the largest property company in Southeast Asia, capital Land. The largest Cineplex in this all of Malaysia is also at Gurney plaza. In the northern region of Malaysia, there is a twelve screen golden cinema which has the latest in the THX certified equipment and auditoriums. The mid Valley mega mall in Kuala Lumpur is also along the same lines,  [...]
  • Bohol Hotels: complete fun

    Posted in Philippines | December 1, 2010
    This is a place that is filled with Dapdap trees. These develop into a perfect getaway. There is a place of serenity where the water is quite clear and the beach looks awesome. The people are quite warm as well.  This is how you can have a perfect dream vacation to await you at the Bohol Hotels. You could also come to this place and enjoy the summer all year round. In fact if you choose for a place of relaxation, then it would be completely away from the beach which probably is a little crowded. If you are a tourist then this is the perfect place to be at. If you come to the Nipa hut at the Bohol Hotels, it is quite a simple hut and has most of the basic requirements. It is quite popular with backpackers and students who are on a tight budget.  [...]