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St Nectan’s Kieve Waterfall

Posted by on Jul 25, 2012 in Nature | Comments Off on St Nectan’s Kieve Waterfall

Saint Nectan’s Kieve in Saint Nectan’s Glen, near Tintagel in Cornwall, Great Britain, is a basin or plunge pool fed by a 60-foot-high waterfall on the Trevillet River, Kieve being an uncommon English word for ‘basin’.

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Beautiful Norwegian Fjords

Posted by on Jul 21, 2012 in Nature | 3 comments

Norway, Iceland and the fjords cruises that dot their coasts are truly magical. Geologically, a fjord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created in a valley carved by glacial activity. Western Norway is famous for easily accessible fjords and mountains. The area offers activities such as hiking, glacier walking, fishing and cycling.

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Dead Vlei, Namibia

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in Nature | 1 comment

Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Naukluft Park in Namibia. Also written DeadVlei or Dead Vlei, its name means “dead marsh” (from English dead, and Afrikaans vlei, a lake or marsh in a valley between the dunes). The pan also is referred to as “Dooie Vlei” which is the fully Afrikaans name.

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Paradise Island Atlantis Resort and Casino

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Adventure | Comments Off on Paradise Island Atlantis Resort and Casino

Are you feeling lucky? Get away from the day in day out pressure of the office and escape to a dream vacation in the Bahamas’ beautiful Paradise Island. There you will find the world class resort and casino Atlantis. Spend your days in the sun on the beautiful beaches of the Bahamas, sipping on the sweet cocktails of the islands watching the crystal clear water rolling in the on the white sand beaches. Everything you ever hoped a vacation could be.

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The Flume Gorge

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Nature | 1 comment

Franconia Notch State Park is located in the White Mountains in northern New Hampshire and straddles 8 miles (13 km) of Interstate 93 as it passes through Franconia Notch, a mountain pass between the Kinsman Range and Franconia Range. Attractions in the state park include the Flume Gorge and visitor center, the Old Man of the Mountain historical site, fishing in Echo Lake and Profile Lake, and miles of hiking, biking and ski trails. The northern part of the park, including Cannon Mountain and Echo and Profile lakes, is in the town of Franconia, and the southern part, including Lonesome Lake and the Flume, is in Lincoln.

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Gorman Falls, Texas

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Nature | Comments Off on Gorman Falls, Texas

The most dramatic site in Colorado Bend State Park and the most popular with visitors is Gorman Falls, a 60-foot waterfall tumbling over a cliff and misting a stand of maiden hair ferns and other lush, tropical vegetation.

Gorman is one of the few waterfalls that actually gets bigger over time instead of diminishing. The same quality that makes that possible also makes the area extremely sensitive.

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Beautiful Munnar Hill Station

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Nature | 1 comment

Munnar is a hill station in Kerala and in southern India. Munnar is located on the Western Ghats, situated in the Idukki. Munnar is a beautiful hill station, and was the summer resort of the British. Tourists come here to see the vast tea plantations of the area. The town itself is typically Indian with the usual shops, guest houses and is really beautiful and traditional. It is a good place to stay to see the surrounding countryside. It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners.

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