Kukup Island National Park

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Jan 162014
 
Kukup Island National Park

Malaysia (Johor)
Kukup is a small fishing village located about forty kilometres southwest of Johor Bahru, in the district of Pontian, Johor, on the Strait of Malacca in Malaysia. It is famous for its open-air seafood restaurants built on stilts over the water. Some of the restaurants are geared for tour groups, and it is particularly [Curious? Find out more…]

Nam Ngum Lake

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Jul 032013
 
Nam Ngum Lake

Laos (Vientiane Province)
About 90km north of Vientiane, Ang Nam Ngum is a vast artificial lake created by the damming of the Nam Ngum (Ngum River). The highest peaks of the former river valley became forested islands after the valley was inundated in 1971.
Following the 1975 PL conquest of Vientiane, an estimated 3000 prostitutes and petty [Curious? Find out more…]

Kaziranga National Park

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May 192012
 
Kaziranga National Park

India (Assam State)
The Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, covers about 430 sq km, bordered by the Brahmaputra River in the north and the Karbi Anglong hills to the south. The largest number of one-horned rhinoceros in the world roam its swamps, grasslands with tall thickets of elephant grass and areas of mixed [Curious? Find out more…]