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Champasak

Posted on 13/09/2017 in island by

Governors Island is a 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. Yards away from lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, it’s easily accessible by ferry and open to the public during the summer. The success of Nikoi led the owners to look for another island to develop. The lessons learnt from Nikoi and a passion for being sensitive to both the environment, the local culture and to engage the local community inspired them to use bamboo as the primary building material on Cempedak.

Full results from the race are available here Chris Gregory finished in first place with a time of 2:34:05, a new course record. Sylvia Ravaglia was the first (and only) woman to finish the course with a time of 3:09:48. Congratulations to everyone who participated in this epic Big Island event. More photos from the race are available here Also, big mahalos to all of the volunteers! …

Was Plato’s Atlantis In Greenland?

Posted on 03/09/2017 in island by

Point of tourism, one of them with the settlement of Bajo in Kabalutan. Formed by volcanic activity, the island is covered by lush vegetation and thick, and surrounded by coral formations. The coral reef and beaches provide a place for some marine animals to live and breed, such as green turtles. Because the resort is so small, it’s not unusual for visitors to have the entire lagoon to themselves. This makes the island the ideal spot for private, intimate weddings, small family reunions or a girls’ only weekend. The island isn’t far from Australia and New Zealand and is a 15 hour plane ride from Los Angeles. If you do come to the island of Motu Akitua, leave the BlackBerry at home – mobile phone service on the island is spotty at best.island

In case you didn’t know, most resorts are on leased land and as part of their agreement …

North Sentinel Island & The Sentinelese

Posted on 08/08/2017 in island by

Due to the vagaries of the Small Isles ferry, we spent a bit longer on Rum than we anticipated. You might think that eight days would be too long to stay on an island that only supports a handful of houses and a shop in a shed. But the longer we stayed, the more we came to love the place. I always enjoy going out to Lavaman Waikoloa to watch, cheer people on and take pictures. Since this is one of the few races that I don’t race or volunteer at, it’s a nice change of pace. All of the pictures are available here One of the first things I noticed/remembered when I got to Waikoloa is what a big deal this race is. Lots of people from the mainland come out for this event, especially Alaskans and the big Team in Training contingent. So it really has a big …

Beaches in Victoria, Australia

Posted on 21/07/2017 in island by

If you’re heading to¬†Australia and Victoria¬†be sure then to check out the Victoria beaches at Frankston.

These long, wide, safe sandy bay beaches are ideal for swimming, snorkelling and diving,

With excellent launch facilities, they are also popular for boating, while foreshore reserves are great for picnics and barbecues.

There are a number of lovely small, sandy bay beaches between Mount Eliza and Mornington including Daveys Bay, Canadian and Half Moon bays, Ranelagh and Sunnyside beaches and there are also a number of safe, sandy swimming beaches around the picturesque bay harbour of Mornington and surrounding areas.

These include Mills, Scout, Shire Hall, Mothers, Royal and Fishermans beaches.

One of my very favourites is Cosmopolitan St Kilda Beach, one of Melbourne’s most popular attractions.

During the summer months, it’s the venue for many events including volleyball, triathlons, outdoor promotions, cycling and in-line skating.

St Kilda beach is home …

A British Island Adventure

Posted on 20/06/2017 in island by

Bangchuidao Island is an islet composed mostly of rock, in Dalian , Liaoning Province , China. The island’s Pulau gained popularity a few years ago since the television show Survivor used it as a backdrop for its popular series. Most people don’t realize that Pulau is actually a chain of islands located not far from Malaysia and not just one single island.

Your options are another one of the many pros or plus sides to staying along the beach for your next trip to Hawaii. What many individuals do not realize is that Hawaii beach accommodations come in a number of different formats. Of course, you can book a stay at a Hawaii beachfront vacation resort or a beachfront hotel, but those are not your only options. Private beachfront vacation rentals are also available and they come in the form of condos, villas, cottages, and apartment rentals. When deciding where …