Author Archives: Places WeGo Exploring

Divine Resort Rishikesh

Hotel: Divine ResortLocation: Rishikesh, UttarakhandCountry: IndiaGoogle Map: A luxury resort on the banks of Ganges River offers a wonderful stay experience in the Yoga Capital city. With breathtaking views of the River Ganga and spacious rooms, three dining restaurants, the spa facility, this Divine Resort is rated one of the best hotels in Rishikesh,… Read More »

Nobel Prize Museum

Landmark: Nobel Prize MuseumLocation: Stortorget 2, 103 16 Stockholm, SwedenGoogle Map Link: The Nobel Prize Museum is located on the north side of the square Stortorget in Gamla Stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. It opened in 2001 for the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize. According to the manifesto of the… Read More »

Ram and Lakshman Jhulas

There are two popular bridges across the river Ganga in the divine city Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Ram and Laxman Jhulas are named after two epic characters from Ramayana, one of the two important Sanskrit epics of Hinduism, known as the Itihasas, and the other being the Mahābhārata. Ram Jhula is an iron suspension bridge… Read More »

Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh

The most well-famous aarti in Rishikesh is done on the ghat of the River Ganga at Parmarth Niketan Ashram.  Parmarth Niketan, the largest ashram in Rishikesh, is famous for a Ganga aarti at sunset which is attended by hundreds of visitors each day at the shore of Ganges. Unlike other Aartis performed on the Ganges by the… Read More »

Train to the End of the World

Our first tour in the southernmost city of Argentina – Ushuaia The Heritage Train ride to the End of the World (Spanish: El Tren del Fin del Mundo) is operated by the Southern Fuegian Railway (Spanish: Ferrocarril Austral Fueguino (FCAF)) featuring the scenic Pico Valley, Rio and the cascading Macarena waterfalls. The 500 mm gauge steam… Read More »

Four State Corners Monument

The Four Corners area is named after the quadripoint at the intersection of approximately 37° north latitude with 109° 03′ west longitude, where the boundaries of the four states meet, and are marked by the Four Corners Monument. It is the only location in the United States where four states meet. Most of the Four… Read More »