Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.
Singapore is the largest port in Southeast Asia and one of the busiest in the world. It owes its growth and prosperity to its focal position at the southern extremity of the Malay Peninsula, where it dominates the Strait of Malacca, which connects the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea.
Beauty is so inherent to almost all things Uttarakhand stands for – the magnanimous Himalayas, the holiest of the rivers, the spiritual mystery, stunning landscapes, the incessantly colorful play of nature, enchanting history carved in ancient stones, a mesmerizing floral and faunal plethora and the simplest of the
High in the Himalayas is the kingdom of Bhutan, where success boils down to the gross national happiness index (GHP) instead of the gross national product, and where travelers have only been allowed to visit since 1974. Prince William and Kate Middleton visited last month to solidify their relationship with “the Will and Kate of the Himalayas,” King Jigme and Queen Jetsun—but since the country prides itself on “low volume, high-value” tourism, few still have the chance to see everyday Bhutan. It looks a little something like this.
The North Eastern state of India is filled with an abundance of natural beauty. Sikkim is one such scenic state of the region. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas, the beauty of Sikkim is absolutely breathtaking. Snowcapped mountains, picturesque vistas, lakes, waterfalls and colorful valleys together form the beauty that is Sikkim.