Best pictures from Several tourist attractions

During summer pictures taken with tablets and smartphones multiply. Mobile apps for photo editing, too. With a little imagination and a mobile phone camera can all get the picture of summer.

Best pictures from Several tourist attractionsFor the result not leave anyone indifferent, better take note of these eight apps specifically designed to edit pictures taken with smartphones and tablets.

1 Hipstamatic
Screen capture.

Vintage, fresh and candid photography. The Hipstamatic user shoots square format, used as a traditional reel interface and features a large shutter button. Like it or not analog still in vogue. So as a result if anything even more creative, you can exchange all types of items; objectives from different reels and flashes. All for the sake of finding ways of chemical photography; that retro style that we like: distortions, accented tones, games Contrast … To gild the lily, social community, print option and all kinds of competitions. | Available in App Store (1.79 euros).

2. Color Splash
Photo in black and white colored.

The Color Splash becomes of your photo in black and white for you then (here is its peculiarity) select, gently running a finger over the picture, the details you want to keep color. The end result? Photos artistic, vibrant and creative. To this also help the 37 visual effects that can be incorporated into the image, the four different brushes available to apply the color (hard or soft, opaque or transparent) and the different frameworks that can be added to the final creations, among other many options. | Available in App Store (0.89 euros) and Google Play (free). Continue reading

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The smartphone application for Travel destination

We have become accustomed to Google it almost everything, especially before a trip. What you may ignore is that the search giant has a number of mobile applications that we can be of great help once we are in route.

The smartphone application for Travel destinationSurely, some as Google Maps and you have installed. Others are more obscure. This is a tour for those essential Traveler 2.0 apps.

1. Google Now, the rescue cards

It is our new personal assistant. And it is applied. Even before you leave home is put up in announcing what time we leave the house to get to the airport on time. For that we need to send to Gmail the confirmation of flights and hotel. Now use this data and crossed with our location.

During the trip we were accompanied by showing cards with updated information: time, money exchange, the result of the Madrid derby live if that’s just what you’re missing … the address of your hotel and how to get there. You may also remember where you left the car parked and if dinner time, a nearby restaurant. And as we always have your hands free when traveling, you can also give a Question Now. Say, “Ok Google, rain Monday in Chicago?”; or “Ok Google, what time does the British Museum?” …

2. Google Maps, watchful eye

Needs no introduction. Maps of the Mountain View firm are unrivaled, in spite of them fans of the bitten apple. Google Maps tells you where you are, and where everything else is. It shows you how to get there by car, on foot or by public transport. Tells you how much you will take depending on traffic conditions and provides a list of interesting sites that is around you, from a restaurant to a lookout. All information is current. Another advantage is that you can download a map of a specific destination so you can consult it without being connected to any network. Continue reading

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Choosing a good Yoga for Stress relief

The progressive lack of light seems to warn us that it is less for nonrefundable wool sweater and coat and chills just thinking about it. Definitely not your body or your mind is ready. So, to forget all that accumulated stress, choose one of these five destinations, rest and enjoy.

Choosing a good Yoga for stress relief1. La rosa dei venti 4 (Italy)
Relax in southern Italy

What once was a monastery, then a farmhouse, now a sanctuary dedicated to yoga and meditation. Located on a hill in the countryside a few miles from Martina Franca in Apulia, is the perfect retreat for a quiet and peaceful stay. Proposes a week retreats with accommodation, yoga and meditation classes, workshops and cook homemade meals prepared with care using organic ingredients and the area. If you are someone who get stressed at the thought of getting up at dawn to a yoga class, you’re in luck; La rosa dei venti four classes do not start until 07:45 hours.

2. Eco Yoga, Argyll (Scotland)
The green scenery of Argyll

The Scottish Highlands are the idyllic setting for a rest break. Green hills, forests and lakes populate a largely rural region where Eco Yoga, a center that offers various courses in yoga about four days throughout the year. Among its highlights courses Yoga and Cooking Retreat, which combines two (a more dynamic Ashtanga in the morning and another softer and comforting evening) daily yoga classes to cooking classes in which travelers learn the best vegetarian recipes . And, between classes, you can take time to relax in the sauna or take a hot bath under a glass dome, while watching the breathtaking views outside. Continue reading

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This basilica is a beautiful Roman temple in France

As one of the most important in the country’s historical relics, mostly for storing the remains of San Saturnino, the first bishop of Toulouse . The exterior combines brick and stone, emphasizing its octagonal belfry five-story brick.

This basilica is a beautiful Roman temple in FranceThe Convent of the Jacobins is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture of the thirteenth and nineteenth centuries in southern France. The Church of the Jacobins is presented as a Gothic building dating from the thirteenth century, undoubtedly a landmark building for Toulouse.

The large refectory (dining room) currently serves the complex cultural space that houses temporary exhibitions of modern art, linked to Les Abattoirs, the recent Museum of Contemporary Art in Toulouse.

Housed in the impressive building of the former Augustinian monastery, located in the Old Town of Toulouse, Musee des Augustins is a fine arts museum that houses an outstanding collection of paintings and sculpture from the Middle Ages to the s. XX: Gothic sculpture (FF XIII-XV.), Religious painting (XIV-XVIII.), French painting (ss XVII-XIX.) And above all an exceptional collection of Romanesque sculptures of s. XII who come mainly from the cloister of the Basilica of San Saturnino, the monastery of Our Lady of the Golden and the chapter of the cathedral of San Esteban.

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Gaintanes dizzying landscape Gorge in Malaga

Which runs through the dizzying landscape Gaintanes Gorge in the province of Malaga justly earned the reputation of being the most dangerous ride of Spain, perhaps the world. So much so that it has been closed to the public for many years.

Gaintanes dizzying landscape Gorge in MalagaEl Caminito del Rey was closed by the authorities after five people were killed between 1999 and 2000 plummet from unsafe and precarious wooden walkways. The road, nearly 4 kilometers long, is very tight and the boards are held thanks to the precarious support of steel struts nailed to the rock at an angle of 45 degrees. Now, after major restoration work, the road is much safer and is open again.

This will not pose a deadly risk attached to the cliff walk at a height of over 100 meters above runway irregular Guadalhorce River near the town of El Chorro. Nor adventurers will have to risk large fines (up to € 5,000) with which up to now were penalized reckless.

This trail is over 100 years old. It was built for workers of two hydroelectric plants could go to their jobs from nearby villages. Its name was King Alfonso XIII who inaugurated him personally, the first person who moved through it.

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Enjoy the Beauty of the Aurora Borealis in the Winter

Need to find a point of light pollution free observation (hence away from the cities), avoid full moon and choose a clear night.

Enjoy the Beauty of the Aurora Borealis in the WinterIn short, if we want to find a place that meets all of these features have to travel beyond the Arctic Circle. These are the best travel destinations to see the Aurora Borealis in all its glory and be seduced by the magic of nature.

In Norway called “aurora belt” enters the country by the Lofoten Islands and follows the coastline up to the North Cape, in the confines of Europe. This means that no other place on earth offers better opportunities to witness this unique atmospheric phenomenon. Sweden and Finland also give us the privilege, in the region of Lapland, and Iceland.

The chances of seeing the northern lights actually extend all the northern regions of the northern hemisphere: Alaska and Canada, Greenland, Siberia, etc.

There harasses consider before embarking on this adventure: the aurora borealis have no dates or fixed schedules, ie, they are unpredictable, so you have to be patient and go to meet with fingers crossed, always choosing good points observation. Sometimes it comes to wait long hours but when the sky is filled with light distressing realize that I was worth to withstand the cold and waiting.

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The best city full of art and History Narboune

In the south of France is presented as the capital of Narbonne Gaul, being formerly archbishop also the capital and residence of the kings Visigoths of Septimania. Today is a dynamic and thriving Narbonne which still retains an important, both civil and military architectural and religious, which testifies to its rich and diverse past two thousand year history.

The best city full of art and History NarbouneNarbonne is located in the Lower Valley of the Aude river, near the Mediterranean coast of one of the busiest tourist areas in France, with a seaside resort that spans a stretch of 5 kilometers of beach and an entertainment and port leisure.

The city keeps an old town full of history, which is represented by numerous monuments, museums and sites such as the renowned Canal de la Robine, a branch of the Canal du Midi, which offers travelers the possibility of pleasant walks in the air free.

Narbonne is filed with the official label of City of Art and History (Villes et Pays d’art et d’histoire), awarded by the French Ministry of Culture due to the rich and varied heritage housed.

For this legacy just enough to tour historical sites such as the Cathedral of San Justo and San Pastor, Font froide Abbey, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Tower Gilles-Aycelin and also has important museums. as the Museum of Art and History, the Archaeological Museum, the Lapidary Museum of Narbonne and Narbonne Roman Horreum museum.

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Verruckt with Different attractiveness of a Place in another city

Certainly you have to be crazy to jump on the giant waterslide, the highest in the world, which will be opened in a few days at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City.

Verruckt with Different attractiveness of a Place in another cityFrom the top, at a height of 168 meters above the ground, it’s like jumping off Niagara Falls in a small car that can reach 100 km / h. Absolutely terrifying. and not at all reassuring to know that the opening of this super has had to be postponed several times due to problems with the structure, but maybe that’s part of the legend.

The advertising Verruckt not save matches to impress your clients: “It’s like jumping from the Empire State Building,” he proclaimed in his television ads for Extreme Aquatic Parks Travel Channel program.

The descent down the slide is so steep that draws nearly a right angle with the ground. To get to the top, to the starting point of this dizzying adventure, climb 264 steps exciting. There have to wait our turn in a constructed old railroad boxcars platform. Then, the accelerating decline, after which comes a small hump to slow the momentum before falling back to the final pool starts.

El Verruckt, once opened, pulverize the world record for the world’s largest water slide, until now in the hands of a slide of 41 meters in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza. A miniature compared to Kansas slide!

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Lisbon different trend in the narrow streets of Alfama

Now besides those who visit the Portuguese capital will also jump on the historic tram, this olive green color, which provides a path visiting each and every one of the emblematic neighborhoods of downtown.

Lisbon different trend in the narrow streets of AlfamaThis route starts in Figueira Square, with daily departures from 10 to 17 hours every 20 minutes. The tour takes us first to the oldest part of the city, to meet the Lisbon Cathedral, the Largo das Portas do Sol, the Monastery of Sao Vicente de Fora and Largo da Graça.

From there, you discover the secrets of A Baixa, Chiado, Alfama and Bairro Alto. The journey takes about 40 minutes but passengers can get on and off at the stop wishing because the ticket is valid for a whole day. Best: the audio-guide system whereby, in Portuguese, French and English, we explain curiosities and details of the neighborhoods that make Lisbon one of the most special cities in the world.

Worst: the price, quite expensive. € 9 for adults and € 4.5 for children aged 4 to 10 years. But still worth embarking on this route. It is appreciated that lisboetas authorities continue betting on the tram, a means of transportation that is environmentally friendly and also profitable for the city.

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Havana is Undoubtedly one of the City contrasts

Located in the Caribbean, Havana is populated by old buildings, some of them in poor condition, in other cases, historic buildings that are still waiting to be restored, and the lucky ones were recycled as sumptuous hotels in recent years.

Havana is Undoubtedly one of the City contrastsWalk on the sidewalks and streets of Havana offers the best way to know what is considered the largest city in the Caribbean. During this exciting tour, visitors pass may have direct contact with its inhabitants. Cubans are very hospitable and friendly people, and a way to learn your habits is to know its exquisite cuisine.

As you can imagine the political history of Havana appears in each of its corners, and one of his main points is the most representative called Revolution Square, scene of mass demonstrations and witnessed the famous (and endless) speeches Fidel Castro for years.

Next to this square are important buildings, such as Jose Marti Mausoleum, dedicated to political and Cuban poet, the National Theatre and the Ministry of Interior, showing a giant sculpture of the revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara face.

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