Mes: julio 2014

Valley of the Giants in Baja California, Mexico

Valley of the Giants in Baja California, Mexico

The territory of the Baja California Peninsula, between the Gulf of California and the Sierra de San Pedro Martir, is inhabited by majestic cactus over 17 meters high. Meet them is to contemplate facing one of the most expensive living desert. One of the best 

El Tajin archaeological zone in Mexico

El Tajin archaeological zone in Mexico

El Tajin was the ancient capital of the Totonac culture. According to experts, was a contemporary of other great Mesoamerican cities such as Teotihuacan (in central Mexico), Monte Albán (Oaxaca) and Palenque and Yaxchilan, in the Mundo Maya. Today we know that its period of 

The Pearl Waterfall, Jiuzhaigou Valley, China

The Pearl Waterfall, Jiuzhaigou Valley, China


Located in the famous Jiuzhaigou valley, in the heart of China, The Pearl Waterfall offers a magic show for discerning visual taste.

Jiuzhaigou Valley, China, is a place that offers wonderful, dreamy landscapes and nature seems to be straight out of a fairy tale; but there is a particular attraction, the most beautiful of all, the Waterfall of La Perla.

Product of firmness and clarity of fall clean water, this waterfall is an ideal place for nature lovers and for those who want to have an experience from another planet, far from the stress of city life and routine destination.

This site also includes hundreds of colors and variety of plants. Around the waterfall is also possible to see gaps and elevations karstic rocks. This site is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is very accessible, but it’s worth making the effort to visit.


Jiuzhaigou Valley is a nature reserve and protected valley lakes littered with green turquoise waterfalls and mountains with a forest that changes color in autumn reflected on numerous lakes. The tone of the lakes and the water is so particularly because of the mineral deposits with high concentrations of calcium carbonate, which causes water is unusually clear and their beds, visible even at great depths.

A Tour of Jiuzhaigou Valley includes such attractive places with names like Swan Lake, La Forest, Panda Lake, Mirror Lake, Lake of the Five Colors, or pool of Fairies, accented with turquoise hues contrasting with the environment.

The colors are the most characteristic attribute of the valley, with the waters that range from sky blue, green and turquoise, and wherein the unique chemical composition of water (with an excess of calcium carbonate) can clearly see the background to the deepest lake. But his coloring is not left in the water, because with them, the forest, predominantly deciduous, temperate climate provides throughout the year a show of orange, yellow and green light and dark, be the best time to enjoy what throughout the fall.

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Just 330 kilometers from the provincial capital, Chengdu, the park is part of the Autonomous Province of Qiang and Tibetan Ngawa a valley and covers about 240 square kilometers, at an average altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level.

Get the valley is not easy, especially on land, requires 10 hours by bus along the Minjiang River canyon, a road threatened by landslides in rainy season. To facilitate and shorten distances, there is a helipad near the valley. The area is ideal for walking or practicing trekking, starting from Rize and Shuzheng, a known canyon from where excursions take advantage of the slope of the terrain.