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Rezidans Würzburg, Germany
Welcome to Bournemouth, UK!
The bay, nestled beneath a spectacular cliff line, has its own microclimate, some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK, and breathtaking views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks. You’ll find everything you need for a day at the beach here.
Whatever the weather or time of year, Bournemouth beach is the ideal spot for relaxing with the sand between your toes, strolling along the pier, relaxing in with an ice cream, making sandcastles, enjoying excellent food, or simply admiring miles of breathtaking coastline.
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Insel Mainau, Germany
Mainau Island, the botanic garden in Lake Constance, is open 365 days a year. Mainau, the floral island with a Mediterranean character, has a park with a palace baroque ensemble going back to the 18th century, one of Germany’s largest butterfly houses, and a collection of over 150 year-old trees. In the park and gardens, tens of thousands of tulips, hundreds of rhododendrons, perfumed roses, perennials, and colorful dahlias blossom.
Autumn begins in September, and the island takes on a particularly special atmosphere: leaves of the deciduous trees in the Arboretum and the Lakeside Garden gradually change color and shimmer in the most magnificent autumn tones.
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Gaspesie National Park, Canada
Gaspésie’s four national parks are a must-see during your vacation! What you’ll learn (among other things): In Parc national de la Gaspésie, there are 25 peaks over 1000 meters high, including the second highest peak in Quebec and the sole herd of caribou south of the St. Lawrence.
Visit Forillon and “Land’s End,” the Gaspé Peninsula’s easternmost point; Bonaventure Island, near Percé, home to a colony of 116 000 northern gannets; and Miguasha, a fossil-rich site on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Calpe, also known as Calp, is a popular resort on Spain’s Costa Blanca. The town is a nice vacation spot for outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, and rock climbing during the relatively mild winters, and the warm summers make for the ideal beach vacation.
Calpe’s history began in the Valencian Bronze Age, roughly 1,500 BC. Romans established the first town later, directly below the Calpe rock. Today, tourists can still visit archeological sites like Baos de la Reina. Additionally, it is believed that the Romans once used the Salt Lake, home to the famous Calpe flamingos, as a salt extraction facility.
Siargao, also referred to as the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines,” is famous for popularizing surfing in the nation. Siargao is accessible for other activities besides surfing, like rock climbing and cave exploration.
The main attraction on the island is surfing, and with good reason. There are more than a dozen surf spots with names where the waves are always pumping. Go to the Cloud 9 platform even if you don’t surf to watch the pros.
The tiny, uninhabited island of Guyam is reached after a brief boat ride from Siargao Island. Your personal paradise for the day will be this uninhabited island. You can walk all the way around it in just a few minutes, and while doing so, you’ll be surrounded by swaying palm trees and glistening water—a picture-perfect scene that almost seems unreal.
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On a breathtaking beachfront, the contemporary city of Maceió is located. Brazilians have rediscover Maceió as a vacation destination, and domestic tourism has boomed in recent years, despite the city still not being widely known to foreign tourists, at least not yet. The city is much less hectic than other larger cities and has a small but vibrant dining and drinking scene. It also serves as a gateway to some incredibly idyllic shorelines to the north and south.
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The Caribbean’s most populous metropolitan area is Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas. It was established in 1496 by Bartholomew Columbus, Christopher Columbus’ younger brother. The grid-style town plan used in the Colonial Zone served as a template for other colonial settlements throughout the Americas.
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Weird Stuff Antiques, Kansas
You typically want to bring a strange gift that no one else has thought of when it comes time to bring gifts to a party. If not for a gift, perhaps you’re just looking for a peculiar new addition to your home’s decor? In any case, you should visit what is likely the strangest antique shop in Kansas City. Everything is there, including bicycles, mounted goats, and road signs. In addition to all of that, you can browse their selection of antique cars and other miscellaneous items while you’re here. If you need something of the sort for a filming project, they also rent out oddball props like enormous lightbulbs, telephones, and scissors.
Terry Sanchez, known as the original recycler, has specialized in vintage vehicles, collectibles and historic real estate in the Kansas City area for over 35 years. Terry has owned Weird Stuff Antiques for 12 years. Prior to that, he owned Flipped Out Antiques and Rags Vintage Clothes. Terry is well known in the Kansas City region and has a specialty in anything unusual in the world of antiques. Due to his passion for automobiles, he also specializes in items related to them.
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Isle of Skye, Scotland
The Isle of Skye is renowned for its untamed terrain, historic castles, charming fishing villages, and breathtaking scenery. The largest island in Scotland’s Inner Hebrides, Skye is connected to the country’s northwest coast by both the Skye Bridge and the Malaig-Armadale ferry.
There are approximately 100,000 sheep of different breeds and about 10,000 people! Sheep can be seen freely roaming the streets quite frequently. There are just over 2,000 people living in Skye’s largest town. The capital of the island is called Portree. It is renowned for its vibrant buildings and laid-back village atmosphere.
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NY has so many surprises within. Crystal Lake in Fremont has a brook trout population that is supported by natural reproduction. Along with the great scenery, Crystal Lake offers access to hiking trails and camping opportunities. The use of baitfish is prohibited to help protect the brook trout fishery.
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Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
The tallest dunes in North America are found in Great Sand Dunes National Park, which is tucked away in southern Colorado and contrasts the untamed Sangre de Cristo Mountains with over 750-foot-tall dunes.
The wind-shaped dunes shine against the untamed mountain backdrop. In 1932, this geological wonderland—which spans over 30 square miles of enormous dunes—became a national monument. Since the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act was passed, additional resources have been added, such as alpine lakes and tundra, six peaks that are higher than 13,000 feet, old-growth spruce and pine forests, sizable stands of aspen and cottonwood, grasslands, and wetlands—all of which provide habitat for a variety of animal and plant species.
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The Inn, Iowa
The Inn opened its doors in 1896, and at the time, newspapers referred to it as “The Hub of Society.” The Inn, with its numerous events, served as the focal point of Okoboji’s social life from the Saturday night dances to the Sunday orchestral concerts. To Lake Life Society, the Inn was essential.
Over 120 years of entertaining visitors at the storied resort left a long-lasting impression on both locals and visitors. Even though the original resort is no longer there, the memories of the lavish balls, concerts, and family get-togethers that took place there along Lake Okoboji’s shore will last a lifetime.
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Gili Air, Indonesia
Incredible peace and quiet, turquoise water, sea turtles and nemos at your fingertips, chilled beach bars and breathtaking sunsets. Welcome to the paradise of the Gili islands! This archipelago in the Indian Ocean consists of three islands which are similar but each one attracts different kinds of people: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air.
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4th of July
Happy Fourth of July to all the citizens of America, may the country cherishes the togetherness and peace within!
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Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland
Possibly the most picturesque train ride in the world is the well-known “Jacobite Express.“
Since 1984, The Jacobite steam train has been running every summer under various names and with various operators. It is also referred to as the “Harry Potter Steam Train” and the “Jacobean Train.” It is extremely popular with tourists and spans a portion of Scotland’s West Highland line. It effortlessly combines storied Scottish folklore, opulent travel, and breathtaking scenery.
The Harry Potter movies may be the reason most people are familiar with the Glenfinnan Viaduct, and the Hogwart’s Express is just another name for the same route.
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