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Traditional architecture of Lemnos Island

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Sightseeing and Landmarks by admin

In the first post about Lemnos Island, I wrote about the three major archaeological sites that stand out on the eastern side of the island – Poliochni, Hephaistia, and the Kabeiroi Sanctuary. However, there is more to Lemnos than just those three sites. You can find numerous representations of the Greek authentic lifestyle and architecture on the island, which withstand successfully mass tourism effects unlike the surrounding islands of Thassos and Samothraki.

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Skydiving in Moab, Utah

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Skydiving by admin

When I was seven years old, I promised myself that there were three things in life that I would never do. These solemn oaths were scrawled in spiky, overlarge handwriting in one of my diaries. The list ran like this:

  • Never wear pink
  • Never eat snails
  • Never jump out of a plane

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6 best outdoor activities in the Bay Area

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Sightseeing and Landmarks by admin

Silicon Valley is a byword for technology and progress. What is not so obvious is the fact that it is so close to nature. So when the fast pace of living saps away all vital juices of San Francisco Bay Area residents, all they need to do, is to veer off 101 and direct themselves towards the mountains. There, they plunge into the abundance of wildlife and outdoor activities the area has to offer.

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5 Highlights of Cape Breton Road Trip

Monday, September 19, 2016 Road Trips by admin

“I have traveled around the globe. I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton outrivals them all.”

Alexander Graham Bell

I have taken many road trips in the USA and Canada, but one that has certainly stolen my heart is Cape Breton. It is a scenic highland in one of the most beautiful Canadian provinces – Nova Scotia. It has panoramic ocean views, rugged coastlines, countless beaches, a rich Scottish and Irish culture, dozens of hiking trails, and fresh seafood. Though Cape Breton is a less-visited destination, there is no shortage of stunning places to visit.

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Hiking in Mexico: Nevado de Colima

Thursday, September 15, 2016 Hiking and Walking by admin

It’s March and a big storm hits central Mexico covering with ice and snow the Zapotepetl, a mountain peak, also known as Nevado de Colima. “It never happens during this period”, the locals say. The case of a bad weather condition makes the rangers close the path to the summit, but you can still wander around and get an amazing view of the Volcan de Fuego, the neighbour active volcano.

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