This little known archipelago located off the south-east coast of Africa to the east of Mozambique and north-west of Madagascar. Annexed by the French over the course of the 19th century, three of the islands – Grande Comore, Mohéli and Anjouan – obtained independence in 1975; Mayotte, the fourth island, has remained a French territory. […]
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Sun Refugee’s Best of Travel 2015.
Gold Coast, Australia As a child, the Gold Coast was a familiar name to my wife. Her friends in school often had their vacation there and somehow she associated it with theme parks and over-commercialized tourist attractions. She was clearly wrong. Having just spent a week on the Gold Coast in Australia’s Queensland, I’ve come […]
Six airplane meals to Cape town.
Cape Town is known to offer some of the best beaches in the world with soft sand and crystal clear waters providing sun-lovers the ideal conditions for relaxing and soaking up the sunshine. The various beaches in Cape Town offer very different experiences. The False Bay coastline is quiet and laid back with warmer waters […]
Central America’s hidden & stunning Caribbean Coast Pt.2 San Blas Is. Panama
Categories: Beaches, community, Culture, La Playa, People, Travel
You don’t always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea. Cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Scattered off the remote southeastern coast of Panama, the refreshingly undeveloped San Blas Islands are the ultimate castaway fantasy. The stunning archipelago is […]
Central America’s hidden & stunning Caribbean Coast Pt.1 Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort, Belize.
A peaceful escape awaits” at this eco-hideaway on 300 jungle acres between Dangriga and Placencia. Opened in 2002 by an Italian businessman, Kanantik, which means “to take care” in Mayan Mopan, is four miles from the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary (a jaguar preserve) and a short boat ride from the world’s second-largest barrier reef. The […]
Squeaky Beach, Australia.
Categories: Beaches, La Playa, National Parks, Sand, Sun, Travel
A photo post about my visit to Squeaky beach. A beach made of rounded quartz sand that ‘squeaks’ when you walk on it. This is a great beach where the sand is so fine that it squeaks (hence the name) when you walk across it. Like all the beaches in this National Park, the water […]
The great ocean road to a great ocean experience.
Categories: Beaches, La Playa, National Parks, Oceans, Sand, Travel
The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage. It represent a coastal region of stretching 243 kilometres (151 mi) along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford. Built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932 and dedicated to soldiers killed during World War I, the road is the world’s […]
Central America’s hidden & stunning Caribbean Coast Pt.4 The Corn Islands
The Caribbean coast’s biggest tourist draw is actually 70km offshore on a pair of enchanting islands with horseshoe bays, crystalline coves and underwater caves. Great Corn is larger and peopled by a Creole population that lives in colorful wooden houses, many of which are sprinkled along the main road that encircles the island. And though […]
Turtles survival around the world. Its time we recognize it.
Categories: Beaches, Conservation, El Medio Ambiente, Endangered Species, Environment, Marine Ecosystems, Turismo
This past May we celebrated Happy Turtle day by giving the young ones a feel of surfing and at the same time let them experience their environment around them and learning about how they can protect this wonderful habitat by celebrating one of the most beloved species of reptiles that makes the pacific coast of […]
Vieques: El paraiso that conquered man’s development wrath!
No long ago I wrote a song about a few places that needed a voice of awareness to help recognize the beauty being destroy by man’s development wrath. Writen from what a local would say if facing a foreign corporation raping the local’s land.. ” I don’t want to see ”…..” in my land anymore.. […]