Kyushu (九州)

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Ignored by the vast majority of international tourists, recognized by the Japanese, the largest island to the west of the country has enough attractions for us to consider an exclusive trip to the area. Its temples can not be compared at all to those in central Honshu, but its nature is described as poetic, original and sometimes sensational: Continue reading “Kyushu (九州)”

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PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER AND OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN SABANG

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Famous in the whole world since being one of the winners of the 7 Wonders of Nature contests in 2011, this river inside a cave, but with direct access to the sea, is a pleasant visit, although Continue reading “PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER AND OTHER ATTRACTIONS IN SABANG”

BACUIT ARCHIPIELAGO IN EL NIDO, TOUR “A”: SMALL, BIG AND SECRET LAGOONS, SHIMIZU ISLAND AND SEVEN COMMANDO BEACH

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This is the most popular and well-known tour in El Nido, and probably the photographs of the entrance to the Big Lagoon are the ones that have put the focus of world tourist attention on the Philippines. Continue reading “BACUIT ARCHIPIELAGO IN EL NIDO, TOUR “A”: SMALL, BIG AND SECRET LAGOONS, SHIMIZU ISLAND AND SEVEN COMMANDO BEACH”

KEFALONIA

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  • I was here: half day in June 2008 and another half day in September 2017.
  • Number of days needed: 3, although it depends on if we have visited the neraby islands or not.
  • My score 3/5.

The first time I went to Greece I landed here because it was the most convenient airport to the Ionian Islands, but I considered more interesting to visit the neighboring Lefkada, Continue reading “KEFALONIA”

SYDNEY

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  • Al was here: 2 days by the end of November 2005 and 5 by the end of February 2012.
  • Number of days needed: at least 2.
  • My score: 5/5.

I was not thinking of writing about Australia at this time in my life, but for my birthday I usually give myself a post from somewhere that makes me particularly excited, Continue reading “SYDNEY”

MENORCA

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  • We were here: 5 days at the end of September 2016.
  • Number of days required: at least 3.
  • My score: 4/5.

Few know that it belonged to United Kingdom during almost the entire eighteenth century, at the same time that Spain lost Gibraltar. Although the Caribbean island of Trinidad was given in exchange, we could say that we Spanish can still thank (and probably the only thing we may thank him) Napoleon for helping to recover it, because although similar to the others, Menorca is a small paradise that nobody should resign to. Continue reading “MENORCA”