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Learning to Surf in Barra Da Lagoa

Learning to Surf in Barra Da Lagoa

As I mentioned before, I got the idea of coming to Florianopolis to learn to surf from listening to Tim Ferris a few years ago. He mentioned that it was ‘a beautiful place, a lot safer than Rio’ and that is where he learned to surf as well. I have also tried and miserably failed to even get up on the surf board when my friends were trying to teach me the basics in Florida and then again in Costa Rica, so I looked at this as another challenge for myself – learn to surf in a couple of weeks. […]

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Bungy Jumping In Queenstown

Bungy Jumping In Queenstown

Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s stunning scenery is inspiring and revitalizing. With such a huge range of activities in Queenstown, no two days will ever be the same. rent a center payday loans — Destination Qeenstown Queenstown is the place to go for all sorts of activities – skiing, kayaking, rafting, four wheeling, jet boating, paragliding, skydiving, and the list goes on and on. Arguably, it is most famous for its bungy (or bunjee) jumping history playing home to […]

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Diving At The Great Barrier Reef

Diving At The Great Barrier Reef

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and literally hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds most beautiful sun-soaked, golden beaches. — GreatBarrierReef.org While it is up for the debate whether the Great Barrier Reef is the best diving place in the world, it is definitely the most famous one. Therefore, when I decided to come to Australia on this trip, diving […]

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The Gibbon Experience

The Gibbon Experience

Adrenaline meets conservation in this ecofriendly adventure in the 106,000-hectare wilderness of Bokeo Nature Reserve. The Gibbon Experience is essentially a series of navigable ‘ziplines’ criss-crossing the canopy of some of Laos’ most pristine forest, home to tiger, clouded leopard, black bear, macaque, migrating wild elephant and the eponymous black crested gibbon […] Guests stay for two nights in fantastic tree houses that are perched 200ft up in the triple canopy[…] In between spotting the wildlife, the zipping is life- affirming; all you require then is just a little faith and some adventurism. It’s a heart-stopping, superhero experience. — LonelyPlanet […]

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Diving With The Great White Sharks

Diving With The Great White Sharks

One of the must-do’s when visiting Cape Town is going diving with the Great White sharks – the largest predators of the sea. The town of Gansbaai is located about two hours drive from Cape Town and has two distinct islands off shore – Geyser Rock Island populated by a large colony (50,000-60,000) of seals and Dyer Island which is home to a colony of African penguins. Both species are the prime targets for Great Whites so the channel between the two islands is known as the Shark Alley. That is the spot where a number of dive companies are taking the […]

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