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Visit Taj Mahal by Moonlight - Dates for 2015

Visit Taj Mahal by Moonlight - Dates for 2015 | Travel | Scoop.it
Visiting the Taj Mahal by Moonlight involves bureaucracy, tight security, the risk of fog in January and February and you aren’t even allowed to get very close, but the silvery gleam of the white m...
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The Taj Mahal is open at night for five nights a month when there is a full moon, and for 2 days before and 2 days after– except on Fridays when it is always closed for prayer and during the month of Ramzan (Ramadan).

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China | Readyclickandgo Blog

China | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
All about travelling to China based on personal experience
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Autumn on the Yangtze River (photo album)

Autumn on the Yangtze River (photo album) | Travel | Scoop.it
Yangtze River is a cradle of history and some of the earliest Chinese cultures were established on the fertile banks of the River.
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Not too hot, not too cold – now is the perfect time to book a cruise on the Yangtze River.
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8 interesting facts about the Moon Cake Festival

8 interesting facts about the Moon Cake Festival | Travel | Scoop.it
In ancient times, the Mid-Autumn Festival was the second Chinese “Valentine’s Day”, alongside the Double Seventh Festival (this usually falls in August).
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Autumn on the Yangtze River (photo album)

Autumn on the Yangtze River (photo album) | Travel | Scoop.it
Yangtze River is a cradle of history and some of the earliest Chinese cultures were established on the fertile banks of the River.
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7 Fun Facts about the Mostar Bridge | Readyclickandgo Blog

7 Fun Facts about the Mostar Bridge | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
One of the "must-see sights" in Mostar is the Old Bridge that dates from the days of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Here are 7 interesting facts about the bridge.
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Things to see in Mostar, Bosnia. 

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Facts about the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bosnia -  The Old Bridge. 

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31 beautiful sights on this incredible planet - CNN.com

31 beautiful sights on this incredible planet - CNN.com | Travel | Scoop.it
These 31 amazing spectacles may not change your life, but they could change your vacation plans.
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She arrived as a refugee — and now she works at the White House

She arrived as a refugee — and now she works at the White House | Travel | Scoop.it
The pirates had a price: 10 wedding bands, in exchange for pulling the broken-down boat of Vietnamese refugees to the Malaysian shore.
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Finding Paradise in Turkey’s Munzur Valley

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Deep in the rugged heart of eastern Anatolia, the resilient Alevi Kurds open their hearts and homes to a visitor.
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Where in China? | Readyclickandgo Blog

Where in China? | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
China boost 47 UNESCO World Heritage sites but none of them are in this city.
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This Friday’s challenge is a photo of a place somewhere in China. Can you tell us where the photo was taken? 

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Another architectural achievement of China | Readyclickandgo Blog

Another architectural achievement of China | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
Zhangjiajie in the Hunan province, is set to open the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in July.
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Top 10 Tropical Islands of the World

Top 10 Tropical Islands of the World | Travel | Scoop.it

When talking regarding the vacation or traveling around the world, tropical islands on this planet matters lots and one can enjoy plenty by visiting these wonderful islands and may make his/her time unforgettable and if somebody desires to live on those island, these islands can give them a very better security. 

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Our Top Three Beijing Hotels | Readyclickandgo Blog

Our Top Three Beijing Hotels | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
If you don't want to spend huge amount of money on luxury accommodation, but still hope for a decent stay please check our recommendation.
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Going to Beijing? Check our hotel recommendation. 

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Mt Everest – a life changing visit

Mt Everest – a life changing visit | Travel | Scoop.it
The sky was clear with beautiful patches of white and then suddenly the highest mountain on Earth appeared in front of us.
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What happens when you face Mt Everest? 
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Tips for 1st time Tourists at LAKAWON ISLAND (Travel Guide)

Tips for 1st time Tourists at LAKAWON ISLAND (Travel Guide) | Travel | Scoop.it

Lakawon Island is no doubt a must see destination in the Philippines! This banana-shaped Island of Cadiz , Negros occidental had my jaw dropped literally by its pristine water, Maldives themed like resort and that undying charm of sand bars.


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Empires and Communist lies at Belgrade Fortress

Empires and Communist lies at Belgrade Fortress | Travel | Scoop.it
A walking tour of Belgrade teaches you about Roman, Ottoman, Austro Hungairan empires and communist lies which all left a mark on the Belgrade Fortress.
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Tibet the Land of Gods

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Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, was the former home of the Dalai Lama, the Spiritual Leader of Tibetan Buddhism which has existed since the 8th century.
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IT’S A CITY QUIZ TIME!

IT’S A CITY QUIZ TIME! | Travel | Scoop.it
We have an exciting range of private day tours from Shanghai to the picturesque water towns where time has stood still beyond the city.
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7 Fun Facts about the Mostar Bridge | Readyclickandgo Blog

7 Fun Facts about the Mostar Bridge | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
One of the "must-see sights" in Mostar is the Old Bridge that dates from the days of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Here are 7 interesting facts about the bridge.
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Facts about the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bosnia -  The Old Bridge. 

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Things to see in Mostar, Bosnia. 

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Visit Taj Mahal By Moonlight 2016 | Readyclickandgo Blog

Visit Taj Mahal By Moonlight 2016 | Readyclickandgo Blog | Travel | Scoop.it
Day tour from Delhi by road to see the Taj Mahal by moonlight, with local English-speaking guide and car.
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Visit Taj Mahall by moonloght - Dates for 2016

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7 Facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina (or Hercegovina) has been a part of the Yugoslavian Republic until civil war broke out in the early 90's, leading to many years of ...
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Travel Channel Documentary 2015 | Best Destinations in the World

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What I Learned About Swnas

What I Learned About Swnas | Travel | Scoop.it

Most weekends we spend at the lake which is a flooded gravel pit with a spit of land in the middle where there may be anything from a few dozen to a few hundred water birds going placidly about their business – gulls, geese, ducks, swans – even black swans – herons – up to 200 species have been seen here.

Over the last few months we have observed swans and their nesting habits, incubation, feeding. Here are ten things I learned about them:

1) The average lifespan of a swan is 12 years. In a protected environment this figure can reach 30 years.

2) Swans can be fed with fresh bread which should be thrown in the water so they can swallow it easily. Alternatively you can feed them with wheat or corn, lettuce or spinach.

3) It is normal for a swan to fold one of its legs up onto its back. The first time I saw it I was worried, took a picture and emailed to the nature reserve volunteers.

4) Swans will normally mate from spring through summer with babies born from May to July.

5) It takes 2- 3 weeks for swans to build a nest. Once the nest is finished the egg laying process can begin with an egg being laid every 12 – 24 hours. The eggs are incubated for around 42 days (6 weeks)

6) It’s normal for female swans to lose weight during the nesting period. They do tend to feast before nesting season as they know food will be difficult to get.

7) The number of eggs hatched depends on the swan’s age – it tends to decrease with time. Swans can hatch up to ten eggs but only one can survive.

8) Cygnets stay with their parents for up to 6 months. Once they pass that stage parents chase them away. Cygnets usually stay with another flock of swans until they are 4 years old when they get “married”.

9) Swans moult in July and August and are unable to fly. If they are breeding couple then only one at the time loses their feathers.

10) All the mute swans in England and Wales are owned by the Queen. Every year, during the third week of July, Swan Upping, the annual census of the swan population on stretches of the River Thames takes place.

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TaraGoldsmith on Twitter

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Viva Cuba! #Travel #Trinidad #Cuba #FriFoto pic.twitter.com/CZ22v83VIb
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Viva Cuba! 

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What do the following have in common?

What do the following have in common? | Travel | Scoop.it

St Francis Church in High Wycombe

 

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Now the question is, what does the church above have in common with the iconic British red phone box, Battersea Power Station and Waterloo Bridge? 

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It’s Monday and it's city quiz time!

It’s Monday and it's city quiz time! | Travel | Scoop.it
Can you identify today's city without using Google, Twitter, Facebook or any other prop?
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hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.....Eastern Europe?

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