Fiery lava and magma spewing and sputtering as your boots crunch the jumble of pitch-black rocks, you hike across a steep path at scalding temperatures. Hot springs everywhere and lava flowing right beside you, volcanoes make for marvels that very few get to experience in a lifetime.
One of the world’s most important archaeological sites; A tangible evidence of the urban Inca Empire at the peak of its power and achievement; A citadel of cut stone fit together without mortar so tightly that its cracks still can’t be penetrated even by a credit card!
Think about a white sand island with about a mile width and five miles in length, a shallow lagoon in the front which meets the world’s second longest coral reef; lazing in a hammock with a beer in one hand a barbequed lobster in the other – Well that is Caye Caulker a tiny island located 30 kms north east of Belize city accessible by water taxi and a preferred destination for backpackers and tourists! A perfect getaway from the bustling traffic and blusterous sounds!!
Cocooned among the North East states of India, is a slice straight out of heaven - Shillong in Meghalaya! Imagine a valley with meandering streams, pine-covered hillocks, mesmerizing waterfalls, and grassy enclaves on the outskirts. It’s no wonder early colonial settlers aptly took to calling Shillong the Scotland of the East!