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Thailand: Trang Province

Beach scenery in Trang Province, southern Thailand

Beach scenery in Trang Province, southern Thailand

Tang Province is located approximately 830 km from Bangkok and covers an area of approximately 5000 square kilometers. The province borders on Nakhon Si Thammarat Province to the north, Satun Province and the Indian Ocean (Andaman Sea) to the south, Phattalung Province to the east and the Indian Ocean and Krabi Province to the west. Trang is considered a magnificent coastal province as its long, beautiful coastline stretches 199 kilometers along the Indian Ocean. In addition, the province has two major rivers flowing through it, the Trang River, which originates in the Khao Luang Mountain Range and Maenam Palian n from the Banthat Mountain Range.

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Hiking trips in Greece – explore the Mount Olympus region by foot

A recently launched website offers tips on hiking trips in Greece: “discover Greece with an Extra Touch” is the claim – Hellas by Foot is the name: http://www.hellasbyfoot.com/

Hellas by Foot`s philosophy – Discover Greece with an Extra Touch – stands for going beyond what the typical tourists do and see in Greece. It stands for experiencing with your senses, enjoying unique natural environments, their ancient cultures and today’s traditions – all at an easy pace and without stress.

Alonnisos Island, Agean Sea, Greece

Alonnisos Island, Agean Sea, Greece

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Machu Picchu, Peru, South-America

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu (Quechua: Machu Pikchu, “Old Peak” ] is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 metres (8,000 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cuzco and through which the Urubamba River flows. The river is a partially navigable headwater of the Amazon River. Often referred to as “The Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu is one of the most familiar symbols of the Inca Empire.
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