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Relax & Enjot the Beauty of Nature in the Spanish Colonial Town of Rivas, Nicaragua

Located along the south Pacific Coast of Nicaragua is the city of Rivas. A well-preserved Spanish colonial town, Rivas is a peaceful place where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. Rivas is located close to the village of San Juan del Sur along the coast of the Pacific Ocean and is one of the best destinations for surfing.

Explore the Bustling Colonial town of Chacapoyas Peru

Popularly known as Chachas, the city of Chacapoyas is located in northern Peru in the Amazonas region. The city is located in the mountainous areas of Peru and is quite isolated as compared to the other cities of the country. The city was founded in the 16th century and is the capital of the department of Amazonas. Chacapoyas is a wonderful colonial town with a busy market area. Visitors make Chacapoyas as their base for exploring the surrounding ruins of the civilization of the Chachapoyas.

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Jalapeno Cornbread Fried Fritters from America

Ramadan is just around the corner and we are going to cover a lot of Iftaar recipes from all around the world. Just follow our world recipe section for Iftar Ideas for the coming month. Here is a cornbread fried fritters from America to spice up your Iftaar with the addition of Jalapenos. A must try for this Ramadan or you can have them with your evening tea sessions.

Marvel at the Natural Beauty of Tatacoa Desert, Colombia.

n the northern Hulia region of Colombia is the second most arid region of Colombia, the Tatacoa Desert. Spreading over an area of 330 square kilometres, the desert consists of grey and orche soil dotted with cactuses.

Travel to the Capital City of Managua, Nicaragua

The capital of Nicaragua, Managua is a sprawling city with a perfect location. The city has been revamped after the earthquake of 1972. There are several beautiful buildings especially the New Cathedral that is worth visiting. There are also a few ruins in the city that stand till today as a reminder of the earthquake.

Travel to the Colonial City of Santa Ana, El Salvador

One of the most important cities of El Salvador, Santa Ana offers good amenities for its residents as well as visitors. The city has a colonial touch to it with several old buildings and also a Gothic cathedral. The city is a good base for exploring the western parts of El Salvador.

Relax and have fun with Water Sports in the Island of Utila, Honduras

Utila is located off the coast of Honduras in the west of the Caribbean Sea. It is the third smallest island of the Honduras Bay Islands. The locals on the island are friendly and always ready to help people. The island has been ranked as one of the best diving destinations in the Caribbean.

Adrenaline Rush with Treks & Hot Springs at the Cabanaconde Peru

The town of Cabanaconde is known as the gateway to the Colca Canyon. Visitors can find a number of options for day-hiking and also 7-10 days long trek from Cabanaconde. The treks take you along the canyons, different peaks and waterfalls. The Colca Canyon is known to be deeper than the Grand Canyon but is far less explored.

Relax with the beaches and sights of Cabo Polonia Rocha, Uruguay

Along the Atlantic Coast of Uruguay is the small village of Cabo Polonio Rocha Uruguay. The village is quite a popular destination especially during the summers. The village has some nice beaches and there is also a colony of sea lions and seals. During the months of October and November people come to the village for whale watching.

Crescentrating's Pick of 8 Destinations to spend your Ramadan Holidays in 2013

Ramadan is a month of fasting, prayers, charity and bonding. For those who are planning to spend the Ramadan away from home, last year we covered 10 destinations in "Ramadan Holidays -10 Destinations to Spend in 2012".  Here are 8 more destinations to look at this year in addition to the 10 destinations we listed last year.  

  • Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City

    Pokhara City is one of the major travel destinations in Nepal. The third largest city of the country, it is surrounded by beautiful lakes and exotic natural beauty. Pokhara is one of the cities that is worth visiting in Nepal. It also serves as a starting point for a number…
  • Chitwan National Park Nepal

    Connect and Relax with Nature amidst the Flora and Fauna of Chitwan National Park Nepal Established in 1973, the Chitwan National Park is located on an area of 360 square miles in the Chitwan District of Nepal. The park ranges from 100m to 815m in altitude and is known as one…
  • The Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Embrace the heights and altitude with the treks at Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal The Annapurna region of Nepal is located in north central Nepal and is one of the most exciting regions for trekking in the country. The region consists of the Annapurna I and 13 other soaring peaks over 7000m…
  • The Valley City of Patan Nepal

    Patan Nepal is one of the three royal city of the Valley for it's Culture and Heritage Rated among the largest cities of Nepal, Patan is situated across the Bagmati River from Kathmandu in Nepal. The city is located in the Kathmandu Valley and is about 5Km from Kathmandu. Patan is…
  • Namche Bazaar And The Everest

    Namche Bazaar in Nepal is a small village with a breathtaking view of the Everest Namche Bazaar is a small yet charming village located in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Trekkers heading for the Mount Event Base Camp make a stopover in Namchee Bazaar. The village is a wonderful place to…
  • Sites at Durbar Square

    Marvel at the Architectue surrounded by great beauty at Durbar Square Kathmandu, Nepal The Kathmandu Durbar Square also known as the Hanuman Dhoka is a huge plaza located across the royal palace of Kathmandu. The Kathmandu Valley has three durbar squares and all these squares are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The…
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Nepal Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Kathmandu

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Birgunj

GEOGRAPHY

Nepal shares boarders with india and china having an area of 147,181 sq km's it is a landlocked country.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 30 Million. Muslims account for about 4.2% of the population.

CLIMATE

Nepal's climate varies with its altitude; it can range from the tropical to the arctic. At the capital Kathmandu average temperature during summer varies from 28°C (82.4°F) to 30°C (86°F) and during winter the average temperature will come closer to 10°C (50°F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Nepali is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+5 3/4 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 10 AM to 5 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
National Unity Day : January 11th
Martyrs Day :January 29th
National Democracy Day: February 18th
Holi: March 8th
Nepalese Women's Day : March 8th
Constitution Day: November 9th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Buddha jayanthi

CURRENCY

Nepalese Rupee

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 100/103
Medical: 102
Fire: 101
From GSM: 112

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