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"A feast for the senses" said a visitor recently. Kakamega Forest National Reserve is the only tropical rainforest in Kenya, left over from past millenia when dense rain forest stretched from West Africa, across Central Africa and into the highland areas on the west and eastern walls of the Great Rift Valley. The forest has been a protected area of Kenya since its vital role in the eco-system was first recognised in 1933.
Sequoiadendron is a genus of evergreen trees, with two species: Sequoiadendron giganteum , extant , commonly known as the "giant sequoia", growing naturally in the Sierra Nevada of California Sequoiadendron chaneyi , extinct , the predecessor of Sequoiadendron giganteum , growing in the Great Basin during the Miocene . [ 1 ] [ edit ] See also Media related to Sequoiadendron at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Sequoiadendron at Wikispecies [ edit ] References
Summary India overall Jammu and Kashmir (except for Ladakh region, Jammu and Srinagar)
Our feature-length documentary, Peoples of the World: Southeast Asia is now available. The preview (6:35) can be viewed on . This film is not rated. Due to some images and themes we consider it unsuitable for young children. We therefore advise parental discretion.
Jun 29, 2011 2:41:59 AM Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymple Rating: 5 out of 5 Reviewed by Elizabeth Shannon Nine Lives is not really a travel book. This is not the tale of a bemused foreigner fumbling through an exotic landscape, but rather the result of William Dalrymple’s long familiarity with India : nine stories of religious practitioners navigating both the innate certitudes and contradictions of their own faiths and how India’s rapid development has affected these traditions and people’s roles in them.
Jun 12, 2012 11:15:17 PM Looking for a romantic spot that’s (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new Best in Travel 2011 guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe. 1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia
Aug 30, 2011 5:10:08 AM Anirban DasMahapatra Lonely Planet Author Kerala has been a favourite haunt of travellers from around the world for nearly 600 years; it’s been known to exhilarate, enchant and enthral. Here’s a cherry-picked list of 10 activities to get you under the skin of this incredible state. Cruise the backwaters No trip to Kerala is complete without a languid boat ride on its idyllic backwaters.