The Vanishing Sea ( Chandipur Beach Orissa)


All of you must be astonished to hear this “ The Vanishing Sea” but yes it is true the sea suddenly vanishes right from the front of your eyes and to observe it returning is a very rare site. It takes time and patience to watch the sea returning back.The hide and seek of water is also mesmerised with Casuarina trees and creeper sand dunes seem to be swaying on a melodious musical note. The beach is also in close proximity to certain other places of tourist interest namely Remuna, Panchalingeswar, Aradi and Chandaneswar.

The Chandipur beach is one of the few beaches in the world which recedes back upto 5km daily with low tide and its really adventurous chasing the waves in a jeep when the sea retreats back.

Some pictures of this mesmerising sea are hereby –

The vanishing sea

Chandipur Beach

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Rare flowers around the world

In spite of fears that the floral industry has been wilting in recent years, there is still hope yet as Santa Monica based online florist BloomNation has just received a whopping $5.5 million funding.                                               In light of these rosey developments in the flower industry, we look at a selection of the world’s most incredible flowers. From the stunning tulips of the Netherlands to the creeping wisteria tunnels of Japan, via the golden daffodils of Wordsworth’s famous poem right here in the UK, wherever you are in the world you’re never likely to be far from some incredible flora.The famous beauty of the red rose runs right through history, and the venus fly trap’s incredible ability to ensnare insects has made it a household name – but what about the other ways in which flowers have evolved to help them stand out from the crowd?

We’ve taken a look at some of the most awe-inspiring flowers from around the world, offering any aficionados a few tips to consider the next time you’re planning a trip abroad.