Adventure Resorts, Cities and Tourist Locations
Maniitsoq (Danish: Sukkertoppen, old spelling Manîtsoq) is a town in western Greenland, in the Qeqqata municipality. In the south borders with Nuuk, on the east — with Ammassalik, on the north — with Sisimiut. It has 2,859 inhabitants (as of 2005) and an area of 79,500 km² (30,690 mi²). The other inhabitants distributed in between Atammik, Napasok and Kangaamiut. The name is Greenlandic for "place of rugged terrain".
Tanna Island is оne of the most remarkable islands in the Pacific Ocean. Just 45-minute by plane South of Port Vila, this untouched island of thick tropical jungle is home to Yasur, the worlds most accessible volcano. Tanna means earth or ground. Tanna is 565sq km is the administrative centre and the most populated island in the southern Vanuatu province of Tafea. There is an airport at White Grass, in the northwest. Isangel, the provincial administrative capital, is on the west coast near the islands largest town of Lеnakel, the capital and the largest town of Vanuatu. Archaeologists say people moving southwards first occupied the island in around 400BC. European discovery came in 1774 when Commander James Cook was attracted by the glow of the volcanic Mt Yasur. The Tannese people live a traditional lifestyle and practice the ancient customs of their ancestors. After spending time in Vila, most tourists arrive on brief package tours. Tanna is a favourite destination for volcanologists, adventure travellers and tourists from all over the world.
Galapagos Islands
Wolf Island (Isla Wolf), Galapagos Islands Sitting roughly 100 km northwest of the main Galapagos Island chain, Isla Wolf along with Isla Darwin are said to be among the best diving destinations in the Galapagos as well as in the world. A truly superb dive site, this tiny island of 1.3 square kilometers, is a 14 hour journey by boat. However, the rewards of coming here are well worth the effort, as you are not only treated to some spectacular underwater scenes, but you also get the chance to come meet a huge variety of endemic Galapagos birds. Named in honor of Theodore Wolf, a German geologist, Isla Wolf small as it is, is home to a number of red-footed and masked booby colonies, marine iguanas, frigatebirds, swallow-tailed gulls and fur sea lions. The island is also the native habitat of one of the 13 species of finch found in the Galapagos. The Sharp Beaked Ground Finch, also known as the Vampire Finch, is called by this name because it jumps onto the back of its prey such as red-footed or masked boobies and pecks their flesh to feed on their blood. Alternatively known as Wenman Island, some of the best sights here can be found underwater, where one can swim with schools of friendly dolphins, dangerous-looking hammerhead sharks, huge whale sharks and giant manta rays. Among the other fish found here are Galapagos Grunts, Amberjacks, Trumpet Fish, Hogfish, Butterfly Fish, eels, Coronet Fish and Marbled Rays. On a good day, you can even see sea turtles lithely swimming with the graceful marine iguanas. An incredibly exciting dive zone for those who enjoy the marine world, scuba diving and snorkeling is an amazing experience here. Night dives can also be arranged, but dotn forget to ask your tour guide first.
Pedasí is a town situated on the south-eastern tip of the Azuero Peninsula on Panama’s Pacific coast. It is located in the Pedasí District, in the Los Santos province. It is principally a fishing village with a population of about 2000 people[1]. Pedasí’s town boasts medical clinics, a bank, a library, and a handful of restaurants, supermarkets and small shops. The town is equipped with telephone, cable and high-speed Internet service throughout. Pedasí is known for lively annual carnivals, pristine beaches, and activities such as sport fishing and surfing, as well as its proximity to several of Panama’s national parks and preserves.
Sipaliwini is the largest district of Suriname, located in the south. Sipaliwini does not have a regional capital as it is directly administered by the national government in Paramaribo. The main villages in the district are Apetina, Apoera, Bitagron, Pokigron, Kajana, Kwamalasamutu, Botopasi and others. The district is larger than the other 9 districts of Suriname put together, however, most of the Sipaliwini is unused (it was specifically stated when the district was formed that it would encompass the unused land in Suriname's south) except for the north and the west.