Libya’s Green Mountain Project: Blend of environmental and cultural tourism

Libya’s Green Mountain Project: Blend of environmental and cultural tourism

Libya is planning to build a green village to protect the Greek and Roman ruins in Cyrene from haphazard developments. Cyrene is one of the oldest and the richest Greek cities and lies in a lush valley in the Jebel Akhdar uplands. It is home to some of the most beautiful ancient structures like the Temple of Apollo, the temple of Demeter and the temple of Zeus. Most of these were damaged under the orders of Moammar Al Quadhafi in 1978.

The project, the Green Mountain Conservation , will be powered with wind and solar energy and the trash generated would be recycled and converted into biofuel.

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Venice – The Must Visit Tourist Destination

Losing yourself in Venice’s charm is the main reason to visit. Venice is one of the most unique cities in Italy and holds many sorts of sights and attractions for the tourist. One of the best things to do in Venice is just walk around, strolling along the canals and admiring beautiful squares and buildings. Here are some of the top things to do and see that you shouldn’t miss on a visit to Venice.

Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco, or Saint Mark’s Square, is the largest and most important square in Venice.

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Bald Eagle Watching in Winter

Birders craving the sight of this beautiful bird should move right down to the Mississippi river . Eagle watching today is a celebration of one of the brightest environmental resurgence of United States national bird. At a time when their northern fishing areas are freezing over, the Bald Eagles migrate to this region for food and roosting sites. These faithful birds mate for life and choose another partner only if a mate dies. Their nests are huge almost stretching as much as eight feet across and weigh up to a ton (907kg).

 

Viewing sights: Inland areas as well as rivers

Bald Eagle Appreciation Days are held across Iowa during January and February,

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Fall in Love with Kerala

Fall in Love with Kerala

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The unique variety of attractions in Kerala ensures that this tropical south Indian state is high on the list of people’s places to see in India. Its unique culture and extremely picturesque setting, which contrasts with the fast-paced modern world, make Kerala the perfect destination for relaxing and rejuvenating! The natural beauty in the form of beaches, mountain ranges, wildlife, backwaters and lush green areas offer a splendid view to the visitors. Don’t miss these top Kerala attractions  and things to do.

Kerala Backwaters

Kerala is home to some of the most wonderful and serene waterways,

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World Travel Destinations

Roam the world with the best companion who will help and take care of all your tourism queries – EcoTourism Blog

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Mumbai – The Happening Hub

Mumbai, better known as the Dream City is a huge destination which has been serving the purposes of a few lakh people over time. Irrespective of your age, passion, dreams, interests and history, this city is known to fulfill everything, one at a time. A city full of infectious energy and calming peace, it never sleeps and at the same time can settle your inner disturbances. The city is house to a number of attractions in the form of temples, markets and hosts amazing events and restaurants which literally determine the happenings in the city.

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Libya’s Green Mountain Project: Blend of environmental and cultural tourism

Libya is planning to build a green village to protect the Greek and Roman ruins in Cyrene from haphazard developments. Cyrene is one of the oldest and the richest Greek cities and lies in a lush valley in the Jebel Akhdar uplands. It is home to some of the most beautiful ancient structures like the Temple of Apollo, the temple of Demeter and the temple of Zeus. Most of these were damaged under the orders of Moammar Al Quadhafi in 1978.

The project, the Green Mountain Conservation , will be powered with wind and solar energy and the trash generated would be recycled and converted into biofuel.

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11,000 yr old ‘modernist’ painting unearthed in Syria

The oldest painting in the world was unearthed underground in Syria by French archaeologists. The 11,000 yr old two square-meter painting that dates back to 9,000 BC is surprisingly modernistic with red, black and white squares all over.

Where do you think the colors came from? Hematite rock gave the red color, while crushed limestone and charcoal were used for the white and black.

Syrian artist, Mustafa Ali says that such patterns are commonly used in Persian carpets and rugs. The painting will be housed in the Alepp�s museum next year. The earlier officially declared oldest painting was a 1,500 year old one that was found in Turkey.

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Bhutan Fall in Love

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Bhutan is a country of breathtaking natural beauty and man made cultural treasures that draws large number of tourist from all over the world. Bhutan is the hidden tourist destination that has been comprised of fantastic green valleys, snow capped peaks, cold climate and attractive heritage and culture. Visitors and tourist from different parts of the world can get to find out and enjoy the valleys and temples, Handicraft emporiums, memorial, Chukha Hydel Project and monasteries and also some of the major ones among the tourist places in Bhutan. Check out the following attractions that must not to be missed when you plan a visit to the fantastic Bhutan.

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Acropolis Statues to be transferred to a new museum

For the very first time the stunning antiques, the Acropolis statues were shifted from their original site to the specially built new musuem about 400 meters away from the original place.

During the first week of October 2008, the Culture Minister Michalis Liapis quoted,

Everything is ready for this historic removal. God willing and weather permitting the removal will start on Sunday, Oct. 14. A trial run will be held next week.

The start was with a 2 1/2-ton marble block from the Parthenon frieze which is a 2,500-year-old sculpted strip depicting a religious procession that ran around the ancient temple just below roof level.

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