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Travel To The Most Renowned City In Panama Colon

Colón is one of the most renowned cities in Panama and it is also the capital of Colón Province. I heard a lot about this city and so made up my mind to travel here. The city is located on the Caribbean coast and at the point where the Panama Canal starts. The most fantastic thing that I like in Colon is its Observation Center, which is a park. The viewing platforms Canal Expansion Observation Center is over the Gatún Lake and Atlantic locks canal. You get a mesmerizing look of the city from this place and I recommend this to everyone who is traveling to Colon for the first time and want to see the best things there.

Other attractions of the city included.    

 

  • Panama Canal

 

This is an artificial lake and has a long history, you can check it after enjoying its beauty. It is wonderful and habitat for many aquatic animals.

 

  • Gatun Lake

 

This is also an artificial lake and has a history. Check this lake as well during your visit.

 

  • Chagres and Fort San Lorenzo

 

Once a port now it is an abandoned village and has become a historical site of Fort San Lorenzo. Visit this place as well to peek in the history of Colon, America and also to check its beauty.

 

  • Colón Free Trade Zone

 

This is the second most interesting place I find in Colon as I am a shopping lover. This zone is large and wide and it is present near the Atlantic entrance. It is dedicated to re-exporting a large variety of merchandise to the Caribbean and Latin America and it is a free port. You can enjoy here tax-free shopping. I shopped many unique articles from the place extremely competitive price. Do not forget to bargain here.

In the end, food of Colon is also something that you should never miss.

Burnaby: Enjoy The Fun Things To Do

The third largest city of British Columbia has a lot to offer to the tourists and locals. It is a stunning destination for a vacation. However, it is often neglected by tourist because of being close to Vancouver. However, I would advise going to Burnaby for 2 days when you come for a vacation in Vancouver. I can say that the trip is surely going to be worth it. Here are some of the best things that you can do when you are in Burnaby.

  • Travel back to the twenties

The 1920s is a popular era when it comes to architecture, culture, and music. If you are interested in the history of the city, visit Burnaby Village Museum. There are 31 building spreading across 4 hectares of land. Some of them are heritage building while the others are replicas. Wander around the streets and admire these buildings. Afterward, I took a ride in the C.W. Parker Carousel.

  • Enjoy the view

370 meters high Burnaby Mountain is a visual treat. It overlooks downtown Vancouver and Burrard Inlet. I spend the entire afternoon at the mountain top. I packed my lunch and chose a spot to enjoy the natural beauty. If you want to go hiking and biking, there are trails for doing that. If you are lucky you can spot wildlife creatures like raccoons, coyotes, deer, or black beers.

  • Go bird watching

My love for birds took me to Burnaby Lake. Here, you will find rare species of birds like osprey, great blue herons, green herons, and bald eagles. Do not miss out on this if you are a birdwatcher. You are surely going to love spending time here. 70 bird species live around this lake and you can watch some of these from the trails he runs along. You can also go rowing, canoeing, or kayaking.

Windsor, Ontario: Discover The Home To Lush Green Parks

Windsor, Ontario, is the city of culture and history. The modern towers and the historic architecture truly blew my mind. The city has to offer some amazing attractions. The best thing about this city is that has some great parks and green spaces. The downtown area organizes some great festivals. Let’s take a look at the best thing that you can do in Windsor.

  • Win Some Money at a Casino

I came across four casinos in the Detroit area of Windsor. Caesars casino at Windsor sits along the waterfront. If you are not interested in gambling, you can simply enjoy the view from the bar. The casino has more than 6 million visitors every year. Gamble at the blackjack, baccarat, poker, and craps tables. I am not much of a gambler so I just slipped into the slot machine. There is an onsite sports bar and you can bet on sports.

  • Travel Back in Time

Being a historical city, Windsor has so many historical that took me back in time. When you are in this city, do not forget to visit the iconic buildings. The most popular one is Willistead Manor designed by Albert Kahn. Placed at the middle of a lush green park, the mansion has thirty-six rooms.

  • Go Biking

Are you a bit adventurous and love outdoor activities like me? Then go out cycling. There are different trails around the city. You can take the bike trail which goes to Downtown Windsor. You can stop and enjoy the view of the skyline while you rest. Some parts of the trail run along the city but there are dedicated lanes for bicycles.

  • Have Fun at Water Park

Splashing in a water park is so much fun on a hot sunny day. I took my kids to the Adventure Bay Water Park. Some areas of the park are open only during summertime. Both adults and kids can enjoy the time.

Niteroi: Enjoy The Best Beaches

Niteroi is a bustling city in Rio de Janeiro. If I didn’t visit this place on my trip to Brazil, I would have missed out on a lot. Here, you will be able to find the best nightlife and beaches. In case you are confused as to what to do and where to go, you can check out the list of attractions enumerated below.

  • Surf at Itacoatiara Beach

This is paradise for tourists and locals alike. It attracts large crowds because of its beaches. You will have to reach there with the help of a Barcas or ferry boats. I contacted some tour providers for this. If you love surfing, this is the place to be. Also, it is the ideal place for someone who wants to spend some peaceful time away from busy city life.

  • Serra da Tiririca

This is a popular state park to be found at Rio de Janeiro. Occupying a large area, it includes a coastal Itacoatiara and a marine park. It has rugged and rough terrain. This park has several archaeological sites along with 8 hills. I had a great time here.

  • Visit Joao Caetano Municipal Theater

This had been built in the nineteenth century and had been renovated in 1992-1995. The theatre is taken to be an important part of the theatre in Brazil. When it was being renovated, it had been decided that the neoclassical architecture is going to be maintained along with modern additions. The theatre has been named after João Caetano, the Brazilian superstar.

  • Indulge in the Aura of Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora Basilica

It is also known as Basilica of Our Lady Help of Christians. It is a Catholic Church Dedicated to Basilica of Our Lady Help of Christians; it is an amalgamation of gothic and Mozarabic style architecture. It is known to have the biggest pipe organ in Latin America. The bells of the church can be heard throughout Niteroi.