If you would like to see elephants, buffaloes or leopards, Sri Lankan national parks are also a place to go to. In fact, elephant (and other wild animal and bird) watching in Sri Lanka is a similar business as a safari in Africa.
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These small ponds with hot thermal water, full of water lilies, colorful fish, terrapins and turtles are my favourite recreational spot in my hometown, Piešťany.
Pokhara, a city in the eastern Nepal, is a starting point for trips and expeditions to eastern Himalayas. The well known Annapurna trek circuit could take around 16 days, but there are plenty of options for shorter treks, like a 3-4 day trek to Poon Hill. You will report your trek plan and pay a fee to enter the Himalaya trekking zone. Your guides usually arrange these formalities. The accommodation is in small mountain villages. The scenery is stunning and you will pass also the river below.
Beckov is a small village between Trenčín and Piešťany. A ruin of a medieval castle on a high rock is visible from far away. The castle has been integral part of Slovak history and a lot of tales about knights and kings are associated with it. The location is ideal for a short trip into the countryside and in the summer, the castle grounds host an exhibition of medieval arts and skills.
Už na strednej som s trochou závisti (ale v dobrom) obdivovala ako moja kamarátka dokáže nakresliť hocičo. Pár krát som sa aj odvážila
I always wanted to draw. The problem was, my drawings were always a disaster. :-) Until I discovered ...
Sunset over Annapurna II peak, 7937 m, in Himalayas. Photo taken in the evening in October 2014 from a hotel roof in Pokhara, Nepal.