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‘Celestial calm in Greenland’ by K.J.S...

Tweet   I took a flight from New Delhi to Amsterdam and from there a connecting flight to Reykjavik- the capital of Iceland. From Reykjavik’s domestic/old airport a two and a half hours flight brought me to Ilullisat- the most beautiful place that I have visited till now. I took a day boat trip from Ilullisat towards north of Greenland. The photos below were taken by me around 100 kms north of Ilullisat,...

‘Harpa, Reykjavik, Iceland’ by K.J.S.C...

Tweet My visit to Reykjavik in Iceland was memorable. Not far from the place where I was staying, was an impressive glass building located on the water shore. A view from the Harpa building I found out that it was called  ‘Harpa’ and was a recently opened cultural centre. Reykjavík was featured in the New York Times mid-January 2011 as amongst the top four places in the world to travel to with...

‘Travel & tourism suggestions for Fifty...

Tweet An old American car in Havana. Foreign travel packages for Fiftyplus travelers: SOTC-KUONI: Travel house SOTC with Kuoni  is  starting foreign travel package trips exclusively for Fiftyplus citizens. For more information see their website: http://www.sotc.in/; email holidays@sotc.in. Kesari Travels:  Kesari Travels is also offering six foreign package trips for Fiftyplus. See details at...

‘Pssst…Birdwatching in Cuba’ by ...

Tweet I had, in one of my earlier posts (Please see ‘Maria’s Cafe’, Las Terazzas, Cuba’  http://www.fiftyplustravels.com/?p=3483  for details about the place), talked about my visit to Maria’s Cafe’ in  Las Terrazas in Cuba. Las Terrazas  is a small community and nature reserve in Pinar del Rio province of Cuba. The reserve is rich in flora and fauna, and includes lakes, rivers and...

‘Travel & tourism snippets’ by K....

Tweet A view from the Bara Imambara, Lucknow- Hangar No.7 at Salzburg airport in Austria is a museum, dinning place, art gallery and a concert venue. So next time that you are at the Salzburg airport, do take a look. But do keep in mind that it is a good 15 minutes walk from the main terminal! travel helps senior citizens live longer lives believes  geriatrician and author Dr. David Lipschitz:...

‘Maria’s Cafe’, Las Terazzas,Cub...

Tweet   Las Terrazas  is a small community and nature reserve in Pinar del Rio province of Cuba. It is located at about 73 kilometres from Havana in the  Sierra del Rosario mountain range, which was designated a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1984. The community where Las Terrazas is located, was originally the location of several coffee plantations that were owned and operated by French slave owners who had come from...