Guide to PLITVICE LAKES: Waters in Dreamlike Colors

Come on, follow my guide through the National Park of Plitvice and awe at lakes and pools in dreamlike colors.

Plitvice National Park Plitvice Lakes Croatia
If paradise is half as nice….as Plitvice National Park, we definitely have something to look forward to.

I’ve seen a lot of beautiful places in my times – oceans, mountains, jungles, and also lakes. However, the Plitvice National Park is one of the most beautiful sceneries I’ve ever laid eyes on.

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Guide to KRKA National Park and SKRADIN

A guide to Krka National Park, a green paradise nestled between the hills and mountains of Central Dalmatia. However, even the way can be the goal, since it’s within walking distance from the small coastal town of Skradin.

Center of attention: The Skradinski Buk waterfall.
Center of attention: The Skradinski Buk waterfall.

And what a scenic walk that is!
Although this national park is not that large, it still is impressively rich in various types of habitats with many endemic species.

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PUCALLPA – Gateway to the Amazon

Pucallpa is the gateway to Perú’s Amazon region and has the charm of a B-movie.

It’s the jungle. Therefore, you can watch birds and sloths and fish for piranhas in the river Ucayali as well as the Yarinacocha lagoon.

On the banks of river Ucayali that goes into the Amazon in Pucallpa.
On the banks of river Ucayali.

So I had seen Lima and Paracas on the costa, Perú’s pacific coast. I also visited Arequipa, Cusco, and Machu Picchu in the sierra of the Andean region. Hence, all that was missing was a little selva, the jungle.

That would make the Peruvian trilogy complete.

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Guide to CIENFUEGOS – the Fancy Side of Cuba

Let me guide you to Cienfuegos, Cuba ‘s very French city. There is good infrastructure, charming places, strong drinks, and cool waters. Basically the fancy side of Cuba.

Parque Jose Martí in Cienfuegos
Cienfuegos’ beautiful central square is called after Jose Martí, the great Cuban writer and philosopher. There he stands waving. The blue building behind him is the Museo Provincial and on the left, the building with the big cupola, is the Palacio de Gobierno, the Governmental Palace.

Also, it’s a great gateway for many day trips to the beautiful surroundings.

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DA LAT – the cool ‘n’ colonial escape

To this day, Da Lat, a former colonial town in Vietnam’s cool highlands, is a popular weekend and even honeymoon destination for locals.

Coffee farm with a view.

International visitors join the Vietnamese honeymooners to enjoy the region’s rolling hills covered by lush vegetation.

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Guide to FOZ DO IGUAÇU – Where the Water Falls in Waterfalls

Let me guide you to Foz do Iguaçu, worldwide known for its spectacular waterfalls.

Waterfalls at Foz do Iguaçu
Waterfalls at Foz do Iguaçu

However, this city at the tripoint of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay has actually more attractions to offer than you think.

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