Monthly Archives: September 2017

INTERESTING THINGS ABOUT BELLAGIO LOMBARDIA

Bellagio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region of Lombardy .  It is located on Lake Como , also known by its Latin -derived name , the Lake of Lario . The arms of the Lake form an inverted Y . The triangular land mass at the base of the lake lies to its ...

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OBUDU CATTLE RANCH

Obudu Mountain Resort is a ranch and resort on the Obudu plateau in Cross River State , Nigeria.  It was developed in 1951 by M. McCaughley , a scott who first explored the mountain ranges in 1949 .  He camped on the mountaintop of the Oshie Ridge on the  Sankwala mountains  for a month before returning with Mr. Hugh Jones ...

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MOST INTERESTING CARNIVAL IN NIGERIA

Calabar carnival festival  in Nigeria happens to be the Africa’s biggest street party. It was formed as a part of the vision to making Cross River State in Nigeria , the number 1 tourist destination for Nigerians and other Tourists all over the world . The Carnival which begins in every 1st December and last till 31st December has boosted ...

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MATERA BASILICATA

Nothing provided so much of a Visual slap in the face ( in a good way) as my first gaze upon Matera , Basilicata’s city of ‘‘Sassi”  with ancient dwellings , churches carved out of its Sinous limestone rock . It’s one of the few places where people can sleep , where people did almost 9,000 years ago . However ...

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SIRACUSA SICILY

Siracusa, Sicily had a distinctive Greek feeling to it because of all the marble and the ruins , yet the delicious cannoli reminded us that we were still in Italy . It’s a popular place but didn’t feel overly Touristy , and in the evenings we could wander through the pedestrian streets without feeling crowded . But no matter where ...

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ASSISI UMBRIA

I’ve long identified with St Francis -maybe because I’m named after him . so when i arrived during  my first trip to Italy i knew i had to visit Assisi his birth place . I had already fallen in love with the medieval Hilltop town . Yea you might say that am not a hard-core churchgoer , but at there ...

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VALPOLICELLA WINE REGION IN VENETO

This Region is actually the home base to the heavy-hitter  Amarone  wine , but the other less famous wines are also excellent . Like the wine areas in Tuscany , the Valpolicella has very few Tourists .  It’s full of quiet towns and endless hills of rolling vineyards , yet it’s spitting distance from Verona and Lake Garda.                                Note ...

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VAL GARDENA SUDTIROL

Do you know my Italian friends often wonder why i always want us to go back time and again to Val Gardena in Italy’s Dolomite mountains instead of visiting new places ? The reason is that it’s normally cold in summer season , unlike the beaches it is uncrowded up on the trails , and it offers a wonderful mix ...

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SALENTO PENINSULA PUGLIA

Most often people ask , What makes Italy special that  it’s incredibly popular ?  Well there’s no exact answer to that question because there’s no right answer to where you should travel to in Italy . But the truth is that every corner of the country has something marvelous to offer especially in the central and southern regions,  and everyone’s ...

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PONTE UMBERTO ROMA ITALY

Ponte umberto is located  just north of  Castel San’Angelo  and affords access to the Tiber riverwalk. This bridge connects Piazza di Ponte umberto on the southside Palace of Justice on the northend . The bridge itself is rather plain and not ornate as Ponte San’Angelo  just downstream . It does provide a great location for photography of the Palace of ...

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