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The ultimate Alpine delight in Garmisch-Partenkirchen|
Posted by Oficinas-Turismo on Thursday, December 14, 2017 (17:31:59) (5108 reads)
Experience Alpine diversity: “Discover your true nature” is the motto of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the multifaceted mountain region at the base of the 2,962 meter (9718 foot) high Zugspitze mountain. Pure natural surroundings, traditions that are still kept alive, genuine hospitality, plus a wide range of sporting activities make Garmisch-Partenkirchen your first choice, be it for an active vacation or relaxation.
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Summer in Switzerland|
Posted by Oficinas-Turismo on Thursday, June 22, 2017 (11:33:34) (4257 reads)
Mighty mountains, dark gorges, deep-green forests, picturesque lakes, rushing waterfalls, mystical moors – Switzerland is a paradise for nature-lovers. Discover pristine nature, flora and fauna and seek inspiration in places of tranquillity and energy.
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The Postojna Cave|
Posted by Oficinas-Turismo on Tuesday, November 03, 2015 (02:58:30) (22001 reads)
The Postojna Cave has been wowing visitors with the beauty and magnificence of its underground halls and the extent of its tunnels for two centuries. It is a breath-taking and bizarre world, with endemic creatures and caverns, used as concert halls.
The Postojna Cave is known for its unique forms of stalactites and stalagmites and has one of the most diverse cave systems in the world.
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Slovenia in bloom – two million tulips in Volčji Potok|
Posted by spainsun on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (19:34:48) (4096 reads)
Feel spring in green Slovenia! Not far from Ljubljana, Volčji Potok Arboretum will host an exhibition of over two million tulips between 26 April and 4 May. Moving among the tulips there will be full-size dinosaurs, which have been resurrected here in Slovenia in order for them to soften up among the flowers. This is no April fool hoax, but a colourful, all-Slovenian greeting to spring at the foot of the two-thousanders of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps where a tulip will blossom for every one of the two million Slovenians.
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SIFNOS INCLUDED IN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TOP 10 ISLANDS LIST|
Posted by spainsun on Thursday, April 26, 2012 (10:04:48) (9440 reads)
One of the islands of Western Cyclades, Sifnos, a balance of beautiful beaches, nightlife, white Cycladic villages, low-impact tourism and maybe the best food in the Cyclades, is listed in the Top Ten Islands under the Sun. Sifnos Island, located in Western Cyclades, was included in National Geographic's "Top Ten Islands under the Sun" list, alongside destinations such as Bahamas, Seychelles and French Polynesia.
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From Slovenia around the world in the ultra light aircraft|
Posted by spainsun on Friday, January 13, 2012 (14:02:40) (5235 reads)
From Slovenia, a Central European country at the juncture of the Alps and the Mediterranean, today, on 8 January 2012, the Virus SW ultra light plane has set out on a two-month journey around the world. Weighing merely 290 kilos, this plane, which uses a minimum amount of fuel, was constructed by the Slovenian manufacturer, Pipistrel, a recurrent winner of the NASA award for top energy-efficient planes.
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Tasmania: Call of the wild|
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, January 01, 1970 (03:33:23) (7067 reads)
Two hundred years after Tasmania was forced into service as a British penal colony, Janet Street-Porter journeys on foot, and of her own free will, to its vast, unspoilt forests and mountains. For the modern traveller, there are plenty of spectacular compensations en route - and at the end of a hard day's hike
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Andaman and Nicobar. India|
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, January 01, 1970 (03:33:23) (17662 reads)
Palm leaves dancing in the mild breeze, powder white beaches, the sound of waves breaking on a coral reef, lush, green rain forests and chirping rare birds-this is what the Andaman and Nicobar Islands essentially are. An archipelago of islands, islets and rocks, this Union Territory of India is home to some of the oldest tribes in the country. Though facilities for trekking, diving and snorkelling are available here, the best way to enjoy a trip to these islands is simply relax by the sea...
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