Like a paradise lost in time, this hidden gem in Italy will make you fall in love with nature and art! In the province of Salerno, Campania region of Southwest Italy located a small village called the Furore.
The Furore boasts of beautiful, jaw-dropping sceneries and traditional art decoration. The place draws travelers and tourists from all over the globe.
This hidden paradise is rich in history and tradition.
A long time ago, small settlements along the scenic roads, in the mountains overlooking the sea, can be found in Furore. There weren’t any cluster of houses, and they did not have a central piazza. Way back then, the stairs and paths to the village were not visible from the coast.
This formation made Furore practically hidden from the outside world.
Even passing travelers were unaware of the existence of this beautiful village, which was then dubbed as the “village that does not exist.”
Then, it was time to be recognized.
After a while, the village’s mayor decided that Furore was ready to be introduced to the world. He ordered that every house be decorated and painted brightly to attract passing travelers, an artistic tradition that continues up to this day.
Furore’s tradition attracts tourists and artists from around the world, especially for the annual painting and decoration of buildings and murals every September.
Furore’s central gem is the Fjord or Fiordo.
It is the oldest part of Furore, which displays a beautiful view of the mountain cliffs with a cluster of old fisherfolk houses and a narrow gorge cutting inland from the sea. The Fjord has a 30-meter high bridge, which also hosts the annual International Diving Championships.
Nowadays, the Fjord is Furore’s most iconic tourist attraction.
Some of the well-known landmarks include an old lime kiln converted into a bar and gift shop, renovated old houses, and the industrial heritage and botanical museum. At noon, sunlight breaks through the narrow gorge, that makes the small beach a cozy spot for swimming and sunbathing. Clear blue waters add to the attractive beauty of this place.
The beautiful mountain scenery, artistic murals, colorful buildings, refreshing beach, and rich tradition and history make the Furore the perfect tourist destination. What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and book your flight to this hidden paradise!
How to Avoid Road Accidents When Driving Around Big Trucks and Buses
There are safety precautions to keep in mind in order to avoid accidents involving these huge vehicles.
If you’re driving a smaller vehicle and are not very cautious, big trucks and buses can be potential road risks. Because of their build and size, these large vehicles naturally have “large blind spots, long stopping distances, and limited maneuverability,” according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website.
Fortunately, there are safety precautions you can take in order to avoid mishaps involving these vehicles. Here are 7 simple rules to keep in mind when you’re out there on the road:
1. Avoid Blind Spots
Chichicastenango Cemetery, A Colorful Maya Tribute To The Dearly Departed
The Maya believe that making their departed’s resting place beautiful eases all worries about mortality.
Most people view cemeteries as dark, depressing places where the departed ones are laid to rest. However, the cemetery in a small town in Guatemala is nothing like your regular graveyard. The Chichicastenango Cemetery can be seen even from a distance because of the vividly colored tombstones and mausoleums. After all, the cemetery reflects the residents' K'iche' Maya beliefs that what happens when life ends should be embraced and not feared.
Getting to Chichicastenango is not an easy task. After all, the town is located in the mountainous region at an altitude of 6,447 ft. Nevertheless, tourists travel to the K'iche' Maya town just to see its colorful cemetery. After all, Cementerio General celebrates life after passing on.
It's hard to miss Cementerio General once you reach the town of Chichicastenango
Macau’s Newest Ultra Luxury Hotel Looks Like A Place Straight From Your Dreams
Sweet dreams are made of these.
Macau has long been a mecca of glitz and glamour. Dubbed as the Las Vegas of Asia, it boasts of sprawling casinos and luxury hotels to cater to the wealthy tourists who flock Asia’s well-known gambling hotspot.
One look at the newest ultra-luxury hotel located in the City of Dreams Macau and everyone will agree that it rightfully deserves the name it was given: Morpheus - the Greek god of dreams. This architectural masterpiece is the world’s first aluminum exoskeleton high rise. This extraordinary twin tower structure surely stands out amid Macau’s skyline.
Designed by the late Zaha Hadid, an award-winning architect.