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Madagascar- amazing islands in the world

IslandMadagascar – the fourth largest island in the world, this poor country – a former French colony, in 2009, he survived a devastating coup, and one of the most wonderful places on our planet.

Since separating from Africa 165 million years ago, its plants and animals evolved independently from their continental cousins, which led to an amazing spread of species: about 90% of the island’s flora and fauna found nowhere else. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Historical, Island

 

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Fort Boyard, France- amazing islands in the world

BoyardWhat could be more unusual than a 200-year-old fortress that resembles a floating bath which removed a popular TV show? It is about Forte Boy yard located near the west coast of France.

Construction of the fortress was conceived as part of France’s military build-up in the 60s XVI-th century during the reign of Louis XIV, but work continued until 1809, the year sometimes suspended because of the attacks of the British: to build a foundation, workers had to put on the sandy bottom of the shallow water 75 thousand m 3 stones. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 19, 2013 in Historical, miracles, Mysterious

 

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Socotra, Yemen – amazing islands in the world

Socotra islandHill in the Indian Ocean off the coasts of Somalia and Yemen – Socotra, owned by Yemen, so as unusual, how dangerous the surrounding areas. The climate on the island is very arid, and unique flora and fauna – the result of its isolation, resulting from separation from the mainland 250 million years ago.

If no location in one of the most volatile regions of the world, the island area of 3625 km ², nicknamed the Galapagos of the East, would be an ideal place for eco-tourists from all over the world. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 19, 2013 in Historical, Island, Nature

 

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Palms, Dubai- amazing islands in the world

PalmsIt is not surprising that these amazing artificial islands located in Dubai – a city whose generosity enough even for an indoor ski slope and a 160-story skyscraper.

One of the Palm – Jumeirah, created by order of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has 16 branches in the 1 km long each, surrounded by a circular barrier length of 11 km. The length of the main island is 5 km, and the total area – 31 km ². Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 19, 2013 in Historical, miracles

 

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The most expensive private islands

The world most private islands have always been the hallmark of those who are truly rich, and the dream of almost everyone. Maybe not so much by the property itself, but by the idea of being able to buy a commodity so rare and so great in general. These are the most expensive islands worldwide:

1. Isla de sa Ferradura. Privale IslandLocated a few kilometers from the island of Ibiza, the island was sold for that amount in 2007, with the curiosity of its first owner bought it about 100 years ago by the amount $ 500.
The most remarkable thing about this luxury island is their huge house has 14 rooms, seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Each suite has a private garden and around the house are several terraces and small private beaches.
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Posted by on June 23, 2012 in Historical, Island, Mysterious, Nature

 

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Mysterious Virgin Islands

IslandsNational Park of Virgin Islands is one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and one of the most wanted natural places by tourists. The formula of the place is almost white sand spaces, surrounded by dense vegetation enclosing bays lapped by a turquoise sea intense. Trunk Bay is called, is on the island of St. John and controlled access from being inside a National Park, on payment of a fee of $ 4.

In fact, inside the park there are numerous similar bays, but none focuses so much beauty as Trunk Bay.

 
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Posted by on June 9, 2012 in Island, Mysterious

 

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Fortunate Islands

Fortunate, IslandsVarious legends classic and Celtic these islands were the seat of paradise where the gods greeted the great heroes and mortals who in life had been worthy of them. They were located in the Atlantic Ocean, near the ends of the earth, and sometimes believe they have seen in the legend distorted echo of ancient discoveries of islands such as Madeira or the Canaries. The name of the Isle of Avalon probably derived from the Celtic word “abal” (apple), which can be directly connected with the myth of the Garden of the Hesperidins. It was alleged that she was visited by Jesus and Joseph of Aromatherapy, who was the site of the first Christian church in the British Isles, and there is the tomb of King Arthur. Mag Mell means “plain of joy” and is a realm that is accessed after a glorious life. It is a garden of delights, where there is neither sickness nor death, where reign eternal beauty and youth, and is sometimes identified as an island west of Ireland and sometimes as a kingdom under the ocean.
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Posted by on May 12, 2012 in Island

 

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Enchanted Islands

Enchanted, IslandsThe eastern Pacific, now under the equator, the archipelago is located east of sixteen volcanic-rovov owned by the South American Republic of Ecuador.

Let us work with you, dear readers buy educational games for children wholesale, and together with our kids listen to an interesting story about these unique islands in the Pacific Ocean.

The archipelago known as Galapagos, ie Turtle, Island. Many large marine turtle’s vodilos the islands, when they opened the Europeans.
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Posted by on April 21, 2010 in Island

 

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