Tag: island

The Charming Island of Gastelugache

July 30, 2014 | in Travel
The Charming Island of Gastelugache

This is a small island located in the Bay of Biscay, near the Spanish coast of the Basque Country. On the island is located a unique monastery that dates from the tenth century.

The Colorful Island of Burano, Italy

March 11, 2014 | in Travel
The Colorful Island of Burano, Italy

Italian island of Burano is located in the northern part of the Venetian lagoon, at a distance of seven kilometers from the center of Venice. It is considered to be a district of the city, although it has its own independent history.

Kubu Island – The Island of Rocks and Baobabs

July 20, 2013 | in Travel
Kubu Island - The Island of Rocks and Baobabs

In the north of the Kalahari Desert, in the midst of sands, is located sort of an island—if you can call this a plot of land surrounded not by water but by sand. Kubu Island’s feature are its rock boulders and baobabs.

Geothermal Beach in Iceland

January 23, 2013 | in Travel
Geothermal Beach in Iceland

Who would have thought that in the winter in Iceland, you can swim in the bay Nautholsvik which is in Reykjavik. However, this possibility does exist. In winter, the water temperature is not lower than 66 degrees there.

Tropical Island in Germany

November 22, 2012 | in Travel
Tropical Island in Germany

It turns out, there already is something like that. 60 km southern the German capital is located the world’s largest indoor tropical island, with the world’s largest area of tropical forest, where are growing 30,000 trees, bushes and other vegetation.

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