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postheadericon Recreational Activities At Monticello Reservoir

Monticello Reservoir, also known as Lake Monticello by local residents, is a quiet lake in the central midlands region of South Carolina. It is an easy 30 minute drive north of Columbia. The main part of the lake covers nearly 7,000 acres with 51 miles of shoreline. The smaller 300-acre Monticello Recreation Lake is located just north of the main lake, separated by a dike where Highway 99 crosses over. Monticello Reservoir provides opportunities for year round recreational activities.

The lake is owned and managed by the South Carolina Electric & Gas Company. It was built in the late 1970s for the V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station, which provides electric power for the region. Although the dam impounds Frees Creek, the reservoir also receives water from the Broad River through nearby Parr Reservoir. The electric company owns a buffer of land around the shoreline of the entire lake to maintain its natural beauty and prevent overdevelopment.

The Fairfield County Recreation Commission operates Lake Monticello Park off Highway 215, near the intersection of Highway 213. The park offers a number of recreational activities. There is a picnic area, a playground, a fishing pier, and restroom facilities. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy the tennis courts, basketball court, and baseball/softball field. The park contains paved walking trails. Swimming is allowed in the lake, but there is no lifeguard on duty. Lake Monticello Park is open from sunrise to sunset, and there is no admission fee. Another park area is located on the smaller Monticello Recreation Lake. Visitors may walk the 1.5 mile nature trail, enjoy a picnic, or swim. Fishing is allowed on Wednesdays and Saturdays. This park is also open from sunrise to sunset.

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postheadericon Champagne Region Day Trip From Paris, Visit The Mumm Cellars What To Do In Paris And Where To Stay

Visit the Mumm Cellars

A wonderful day trip while visiting Paris is Reims which is a city ripe with history and the home for the coronation of 25 kings at Notre-Dame de Reims, the Gothic cathedral. Visitors should note the gabled porches, the windows above the doorways and the royal statue gallery located on the third story. Of particular note is the Chagall window. The churchs bell weighs 11 ton and is nicknamed Charlotte. The church features many statues along its exterior. The oldest of these is called Visitation and was sculpted in about 1230. It is located near the central portal of the west faade of the building and is the heads of Mary and Elizabeth. Other statues on the outside of the building include Annunciation, Presentation in the Temple; Presentation, figure of Joseph; and Communion of the Knight. All date from 1240 to 1260.

Visitors to the city will be fascinated by the art deco features that are everywhere. There are many art deco features such as geometric reliefs, ironwork motifs, and rounded corners found on the many concrete buildings.

Those on the day trip will next visit the Mumm Cellars. This cellar is one of the largest producers of champagne and was started by Jacobus, Gottlieb and Phillip Mumm along with G. Heuser and Friedrich Giesler on March 1, 1827. Reims is the home of the famous Foujita chapel which was designed by Lonard Foujita. The chapel is seen as a world famous example of art deco style. From this partnership comes the rose that is seen on the cap of all Mumm products. Geusts will be able to sample the Mumm Houses Cordon Rouge champagne, the official champagne of the Court of England and is known for its balance and intensity.

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postheadericon Let’s Book for a Pocket Friendly Family Holiday Packages and Start With the Memories

Planning to have a magnificent vacation with love ones? If yes, then why don’t you select India as your next vacation destination? High-class close relative’s vacation trips in India offers many family holiday packages, especially if you are traveling with loved ones. These trips let you see close relatives & buddies, enhance your close relative’s member’s connection and share some beautiful remembrances, together. Imagine yourself on a amazing seaside, catching the wonderful surroundings of the position or having a sun bath. The thought itself is thrilling and stirring.

Goa is one of the popular seaside locations in India, which is known for introducing enchanting seaside vacations to the tourists. Goa has some of the most amazing & breathtaking seashores around the globe to book vacation packages online. Offering an excellent view and relaxing environment, the seashores in Goa are popular for real estate several traditional components from historical era. Apart from enjoying the traditional components, one can always get involved in various water activities in Goa. The seashores in Goa also endow you with numerous meals joint parts that are known for introducing fresh sea meals to the tourists. Further, if you are traveling with your kids then you can always select to live in Goa luxury seaside hotels that provide incredibly difficult to find daycare to its guests.

Apart from Goa trip offers, one can also select Fantastic Triangular Tour Packages, which are said to be the perfect trip offers for initially guests. This wonderful family holiday packages are an ideal journey for having a vacation. Additionally, Fantastic Triangular trips make you familiar with three significant locations of India, namely, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Delhi, the investment of India requires you to two different planets, Old Delhi and New Delhi. Once an investment to Islamic India, Old Delhi still functions some glance of Mughal Era. On the contrary, New Delhi functions famous traditional components built under English Raj. India Checkpoint is a prestigious traditional monument of this stunning state.

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postheadericon Adventure Tourism On Manali Tours

Manali is a picturesque hill station located in the foothills of majestic Himalayas in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. For long times, it has been one of the most lovable hill stations in India with its unique charm and fascinating attractions. It is not like other famous hill stations. It is different from other famous hill towns of India. Nature has blessed this picturesque hill town uniquely and made it a popular holiday destination for nature lovers, families and of course honeymooners. Panoramic views of green hills, spectacular sights of sun-kissed snow-capped mountains, lush meadows, etc have creates a perfect ambiance for perfect vacation in this hill town.

But adventure tourism in Manali is much more than nature beauty and peaceful ambiance. When you will tour Manali you will notice that it has given births of many adventure activities and sports. Skiing, ice-skating, paragliding, hot air ballooning, river rafting, valley crossing, bungee jumping, river crossing, heli-skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, etc available options for adventure sports and activities in Manali. You cannot resist yourself try first hands in adventure tourism in magnetic hill town of Manali, Himachal Pradesh.

Adventure tourism in Manali also takes to the famous places near Manali called Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. In tourism lingo, these two famous places are known as snow points. From these places you will not have only enjoy your adventure sports but also see spectacular site for snow-capped mountain peaks at sunrise and sunset.

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postheadericon Celebrating Christmas in a Hot Climate

In some countries Christmas physically can’t be white. Different climates worldwide mean for some, such as Australia and South Africa, Christmas falls in summer which tends to be a very hot season.

It may seem bizarre to visitors but for locals it’s the standard, and festivities are more likely to be associated with the beach rather than snow-covered pine trees, seasonal German markets and mulled wine.

If you happen to be travelling at Christmas time or just fancy adopting some new traditions for your celebrations, why not learn to celebrate the Southern Hemisphere way?

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