Northern lights or Aurora Borealis

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An Aurora, sometimes referred to as polar lights,northern lights,southern lights,is a natural light display in the earth’s sky,predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions. Auroras are actually the result of the collisions between gaseous particles in the earth’s atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere. The most common auroral color,a pale yellowish-green ,produced by oxygen molecules located about 60 miles above the earth. Nitrogen produces blue or purplish-red Aurora.

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  • The best place to watch the northern lights!!

Northern lights can be seen in the northern or southern hemisphere, in an irregularly shaped oval centred over each magnetic pole. The best places to watch the lights (in north America),are in the north western parts of Canada, particularly the Yukon, nunavut, northwest territories and Alaska.

  • The best time to watch for Auroral displays!!

Researchers discovered that auroral activity is cyclic,peaking roughly every 11 years,the winter in general a good season to view lights.

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  • The legends of the lights!!

In Roman myths,Aurora was the goddess of the dawn. In medieval times,the occurrences of auroral displays were seen as harbingers of war or famine. Every culture has it’s own legends about the lights. And in other aboriginal people believed that the lights were the spirits of their people.

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The Journey Begins

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Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

– travelling is the kind of activity, which almost all the people love. For some it’s an opportunity to relax and abstract from everyday busy life, for others it’s interesting to observe the way people of other cultures ,mentality live and explore the world🌎.

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Hạ Long Bay , Vietnam

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Hạ Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for it’s emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park. 1. Area: 1,553km 2. Elevation: 100 m 3. Location: Vietnam 4. Province: Quáng ninh Hạ Long Bay… is a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. The name Hạ Long means “descending dragon”. Did you know: The most famous grottos in Halong Bay are Heavenly Residence Grotto (Thien Cung), Surprise Grotto (Sung Spot), Driftwood Grotto (Dau Go) and Three Palace Grotto (Tam Cung). Halong’s weather: Halong has two distinct seasons – hot and moist summer and dry and cold winter. Cold winds often start from November to March, meanwhile, the hotter days often fall between June and September. Halong’s bay best hotels: There are a lot of beautiful hotels in there, but the most amazing breath taking hotels are: 1. Wyndham legend halong hotel 2. Vinpearl resort and spa halong 3. Halong Athena cruise • And they are all a 5 stars hotels with free wifi and free parking. And now, I’m gonna give you little close up to the advantages of every hotel.. • Wyndham legend halong hotel. This hotel has a luxurious vibe, great location and it’s known as the perfect hotel for families, the hotel is a kilometre from the sun world halong complex theme park , and 8km from halong train station, overall, it’s a great location for sightseeing, recreation and getting around.

Vinpearl resort and spa halong. This hotel is top-rated, great breakfast with great pool and an amazing service. The resort is on a private island features bay views and landscaped grounds, also it comes with indoor and outdoor pools, plus a spa, a private beach and 3 restaurants.

Halong Athena cruise. It’s also, top-rated and had a very great location and it’s famous with it modern vibe and great service.

And for sure , we can’t travel to new country without discovering everything, and yeah I’m talking about the food, the restaurants.. So, with no further due ,I’ll show you the most top 3 restaurants in Halong bay.. 1. Avocado restaurant 2. Nhà hàng cua vàng bãi cháy 3. Sandy bay beach bar and restaurant And of course, every restaurant has it’s own vibe and uniqueness • Avocado restaurant Famous with it highly rated, out door seating, cosy, casual, and good for both kids and groups, it’s located in the very centre of Halong city offering authentic western and vietnamese state of the art cuisines. The restaurant features a total of 150 seats and has a vintage decor and it’s located next to sun world parks, in the old street zone, near the novotel halong bay hotel and road to the beach.

Nhà hàng cua vàng bãi cháy It’s highlights, cosy and also good for both kids and groups.

Sandy bay beach bar and restaurant This restaurant, not only cosy and good for both kids and groups, but also it has a vegetarian options, it’s capacity of 600 stunning view seats , their menu is composed by a good selection of Italian and international dishes as well as vietnamese traditional dishes and in particular fresh seafood.

So, this was my little research on Vietnam, and it was actually inspired by a special person who went to it lately, and it’s really a great country, might pay it a visit one day.. And always remember : “It’s the journey that counts, not the destination”.