Facts you need to know about the Galle Fort

Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance,…

Old Phuket Town – Where Time Stands Still

Located off the western coastal belt of Thailand, the province of Phuket is home to the largest island in the country: the famed Phuket which, conversely, is also one of its smallest provinces. Incidentally, the island only slightly smaller than the city state of Singapore and is located on a well used trading route between…

Castle Hill Townsville – Stunning views

Castle Hill is both a heritage-listed isolated pink granite monolith standing in the heart of the north Queensland city of Townsville and a suburb of Townsville. It rises to a height of some 286 meters (938 ft.) above sea level and dominates the city skyline. It is one of the most distinctive natural features on…

Batur Valcano and Toya Bungkah – The treasures In a Caldera

In the North West of Bali, is a Caldera where life seems ever so calm and beautiful. The Caldera is home to Batur, and active volcano and the Batur Lake. One the Western shore of the lake is a beautiful touristy village Toya Bungkah. Many tourist flock to the Kintamni region to do the sun…