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Santorini, Greece

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Posted 23/12/2013  /   By Andy Hayward  /  0 Comments

Santorini is a Greek island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece’s mainland. It is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago which bears the same name and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. It forms the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands, with an …

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Vianden, Luxembourg

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Vianden is one of Luxembourg’s main tourist centres and it is famous for its spectacular castle which perches precariously on the rocks above the town below. During the summer months, a chairlift operates from the banks of the river in the lower part of the town to 440 metres above sea level.  The views from …

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Victoria Falls, Zambia

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Posted 22/12/2013  /   By Andy Hayward  /  0 Comments

Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya (The Smoke that Thunders), is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, it is classified as the largest, based on its width of 1,708 metres (5,604 ft) and height …

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Cuernos del Paine, Chile

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Torres del Paine National Park is a national park encompassing mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers in southern Chilean Patagonia. The Cordillera del Paine is the centerpiece of the park. It lies in a transition area between the Magellanic subpolar forests and the Patagonian Steppes. The park is located 112 km (70 mi) north of Puerto …

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Gouyave, Grenada

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Grenada is an island country and commonwealth realm consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Dubbed the “Island of Spice”, Grenada has long enjoyed its status as one of the world’s …

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Milford Track, New Zealand

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Described as the finest walk in the world, the Milford Track is located amidst mountains and temperate rain forest in Fiordland National Park in the southwest of the South Island.  Approximately 14,000 people complete the Milford track each year. Interestingly the track may only be walked in one direction. The 53.5 km (33.2 mi) hike starts …

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Aberdare National Park, Kenya

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Posted 21/12/2013  /   By Andy Hayward  /  0 Comments

The Aberdare National Park covers the higher areas of the Aberdare Mountain Range of central Kenya and the Aberdare Salient to the east. Established in May 1950, the Aberdare National Park covers an area of 766 square kilometers and forms part of the Aberdare Mountain Range. Due to the range of altitudes within the park …

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Glencoe, Scotland

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Glencoe Mountain Resort is Scotland’s original snowsports destination; the first ski lift was opened here in 1956. There are now 7 lifts and 19 pistes to suit every level of skier and snowboarder. From the gentle beginner slopes on the plateau to the steepest and longest slopes in Scotland, Glencoe Mountain Resort has an incredible …

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Bintan, Indonesia

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Posted 20/12/2013  /   By Andy Hayward  /  0 Comments

Bintan Island is the largest island in the Riau archipelago of Indonesia. The less developed areas of the island are also home to some of the most spectacular and unspoilt beaches in the region.  The island is also easily accessible thanks to its proximity to Singapore which is only one hour away by high speed …

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Ribe, Denmark

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Ribe is the oldest town in Denmark being established in the first decade of the 8th century. The town has many well-preserved old buildings including Ribe Cathedral which dates back to 1150AD.  Ribe is also home to Denmark’s oldest town hall which was erected in 1496. During the Viking Age, Ribe was an important trading …

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