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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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Horse Riding in Jerez – Spain

Jerez de la Frontera is a municipality in the province of Cádiz in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southwestern Spain, situated midway between the sea and the mountains.

Jerez is known as the capital of sherry wine, the horse, and flamenco. It is the home of the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, a riding school comparable to the world-famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Jerez, the city where flamenco singing began, is also proud of its Andalusian Centre of Flamenco.

There are two museums of note: the Jerez Archaeological Museum and the Atalaya Watch Museum (also known as “Palace of Time”).

The old quarter of Jerez, dating from medieval times, has been named an “Artistic Historic Complex“. The Easter week celebrations in Jerez are of “National Touristic Interest“, and its remarkable Horse Fair (Feria del Caballo) in May is an event of “International Touristic Interest“.

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