Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tourism of Tripura

Tripura /ˈtrɪprə/ is a state in Northeast India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered byBangladesh (East Bengal) to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the country's population. Indigenous communities, known in India as scheduled tribes, form about 30 per cent of Tripura's population. The Kokborok speaking Tripuri people are the major group among 19 tribes and many subtribes. TheBengali people form the ethno-linguistic majority in Tripura.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Ming-shi Countryside - Beauty of China

Ming-shi Countryside

Chinese name: 
明仕田园 (Ming Shi Tian Yuan)

53 km to Daxin County, 37 km to Detian Waterfall, 210 km to Nanning City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Opening time:
 all day long
Best time for a visit: 
all year around 
Transportation to Ming-shi Countryside:You can choose among plane, train, or car to reach Nanning. There are shuttle buses departing from Nanning Passenger Center at Beida Road to Daxin County every 20 minutes, and express bus fair is 30 yuan. After arriving at Daxin you’ll need to get another bus to take you to Ming-shi Countryside, or you can charter a minibus from Detian Waterfall to Ming-shi Countryside.
With typical karst features,Ming-shi Countryside is hailed as the
Introduction to Ming-shi Countryside
Ming-shi Countryside, a celebrated landscape gallery, is near to the Sino-Vietnam border in Kanyu Town, Daxin County, some 37 kilometers to Detian Waterfall and 210 kilometers to Nanning- the capital city of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. With typical karst features, Ming-shi Countryside is hailed as the “seclusion for anchorites” due to its peaceful scenery with green hills, clear waters and dotted cottages. A beauteous and intoxicating space isolated from the noisy world, time is suspended here that every guest can not help but slow down for fear of disturbing the tranquility of this fairyland on earth. 
A dusk view of Ming-shi Countryside,Nanning
Involved in this seclusion of Ming-shi Countryside, each peak, each bridge, each farmhouse, or even a fernleaf hedge bamboo can stimulate your infinite imaginations and incessant emotions. The sinuous and limpid river, the dulcet melody from a buffalo boy’s bamboo flute, a ride on a bamboo raft or a walk among paddy fields accompanied by fragrant flowers and singing birds, is none other than carefree and leisurely life of an enviable immortal.
Drift on Ming-shi River
Take a bamboo raft on the mirror-like Ming-shi River is a peerless idyllic experience to enjoy a vitality picture of cultivating peasants and playing children by the river, lingering egrets in bamboo grove and singing hill mynas along the banks. A moment like this is natural to have a cup of tea as a lighthearted hermit with cool and refreshing mountain breeze. 
Take a bamboo raft on the mirror-like Ming-shi River is a peerless idyllic experience to enjoy a vitality picture of a typical Chinese countryside life.
Ming-shi Mountain Villa
Designed in the style with great ethnic features of Zhuang people, the ingenious Ming-shi Villa is seated just on the river bank of the picturesque Ming-shi River.
A hotel dotted in the quiet and beautiful landscape, the Ming-shi Villa is equipped with various rooms and facilities, such as deluxe room, president suite, multifunctional meeting room, outdoor swimming pool, characteristic dinning hall, luxurious KTV boxes, superior sauna and massage services, etc. A short seclusion in the villa and experience of an idle life as an immortal is simply to watch a sunrise in the early morning, enjoy a sunset in the dusk, and admire the moon and stars at silent night.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Walking Fish discoverd in Himalaya

Sneezing Monkey, Walking Fish among 211 new species discovered in Himalaya

he Indian Himalayan region boasts few species that were yet unknown to mankind. A team of WWF (World Wide Funds) researchers have discovered 211 new species in the region. The discovery has been made over a time period of five years while surveying at Eastern Himalayas and Northeast region. The newly discovered species includes a frog with blue eyes, a walking blue fish, and a snub-nosed monkey that sneezes when it rains.

While searching for wildlife in regions like Nepal, Bhutan, the far north of Myanmar, southern Tibet and north-eastern India, The WWF researchers found 211 new species including 133 plant species, 26 fish species, 10 new amphibians, one mammal, one bird and one reptile.

Some newly discovered species raised the eyebrows of the scientists like vibrant blue dwarf walking snakehead fish that can inhale atmospheric air can survive up to four days on land. While the snub nose monkey amazed the scientists with its upturned nose. It is first of its kind and also very unfortunate as every time in rain the monkey sneezes as water gets stuck in the nose. To avoid this problem snub-nosed monkey sit with their head tucked between their nose as it prevents water from entering in to nose.

When asked from local people about the snub-nosed monkey they said that it is very easy to find the monkey in regions of Myanmar, also it is a great site to watch in rainy days. Researchers were so mesmerized with the specie that they nicknamed it “Snubby”.

The report presented by the WWF also mentions a living gem -the bejeweled lance-headed pit viper, which could pass as a carefully crafted piece of jewelry. Researchers have also discovered a plant-eating, rodent-like mammal.

More that 550 species have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas including Bhutan, north Myanmar, Nepal, southern Tibet and north-eastern Indian states like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Sikkim, and North Bengal in last 15 years. This depicts India’s rich flora and fauna and rich biodiversity

Apart from it, about 12 percent of the world’s endangered species live in India. “With discovery, comes the important responsibility to continue protecting and caring for these precious gift that this world has been blessed with,” said Dechen Dorji, Country Representative, WWF Bhutan.

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