Monday, 19 Aug 2019

Category: Travelling

Jardines De La Reina

Jardines De La Reina.Cuba

An unintended boon of Fidel Castro’s rise to power was the barring of visitors from Los Jardines de la Reina (The Queen’s Gardens), a 150-mile-long archipelago of some 250 islands located fifty miles off the southern coast of Cuba. Recognizing the region’s rich marine life—and its potential for tourism—Castro’s government designated the area (consisting of […]

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Old Japan

The Magic of Old Japan

The Magic of Old Japan Flavour Not Ingredients If history were a cake, the individual contests between historians would be the ingredients, the complex parts that make up the whole ‘meal’ of history, while the myths, legends, stories, anecdotes and traditions would be the ‘flavour’. There are plenty of volumes out there with competitive arguments, […]

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Cocos Island

Cocos Island

Fortune hunters have long set their sights on Cocos Island as a repository for ill-gotten treasures. Pirates, buccaneers, and other assorted ne’er-do-wells have visited the island for more than three hundred years, purportedly parking their plunder on this remote outpost off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. Some believe that the Treasure of León (Nicaragua), the Treasure […]

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Tasmania.Nature

Tasmania. Peninsula. Eagle Hawk Neck

In the popular imagination, Tasmania summons up pictures of the peripatetic Tasmanian devil, a short-lived Looney Tunes animated cartoon character. If divers had it their way, it would conjure up pictures of weedy sea dragons and the other attractions of the waters found off Tasman Peninsula. Island Tasmania Tasmania is a large island located 125 […]

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Loch Ness and Skye. Tips for Traveling by Bicycle

Loch Ness Loch Ness and Skye – two wonderful places you will fall in love with! Riding a whole circuit of Loch Ness, with its dark waters and mysterious monster, is a thrill, but add a trip into the mountains surrounding it and you’ve got a classic route. It’s also a route of two halves: the first […]

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