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Bungee jumping Stockholm Sweden

Posted by on January 18, 2016 – 10:11 am

Bungee jumping Stockholm Sweden

Guus Kuijer in conversation with Lars H. Gustafsson, paediatrician and ALMA jury member, at Riksdagsbiblioteket (parliament library), May 23, 2012. Photo by Stefan Tell. And do you know how happiness begins? It begins with no longer being afraid. —Guus Kuijer, The Book of Everything On Monday, May 28, the people of Sweden gave writer Guus Kuijer of the Netherlands the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (alma), the world’s largest prize for children and young-adult literature. It is presented annually to an author, illustrator, storyteller, or reading…

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Adventure Tourist

Posted by on October 14, 2015 – 11:12 am

Adventure Tourist

The 2015 Adventure Tourism Development Index offers a look at what factors make adventure tourism destinations excel. The ATDI also provides a guideline for destinations looking to grow their tourism market, as strong performance in the 10 key pillars can be linked to healthy inbound tourism overall. In the case of Peru, for example, recent analysis suggests that an increase of 10 percent in the country’s ATDI score could translate to a 14 percent increase in tourist arrivals. Now in its fifth edition, the ATDI is a helpful resource to governments…

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Adventures World

Posted by on August 30, 2015 – 02:23 pm

Adventures World

1. Great Himalaya Trail, Nepal This recently inaugurated trail is made up of a network of existing paths traversing Nepal. It will eventually form part of a 4, 500-kilometre (2, 800-mile) “super trail” linking Bhutan and Pakistan. The existing 1, 700km Nepal section divides into smaller routes passing in sight of eight of the world’s 8, -metre (26, 247ft-plus) peaks and through some of the world’s most remote villages. The trail crosses mountain passes up to 6, metres in altitude while climbing a total of 150, metres. The full escorted 157-day…

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Peoria Illinois bungee jumping

Posted by on December 1, 2015 – 04:49 pm

Peoria Illinois bungee jumping

Mike Raffety, DTM, PID I grew up on a farm in Iowa, where my parents still grow corn and beans. I attended Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, majoring in computer science, with minors in political science and business. I moved to the Chicago area, and did database programming for a small family company for a year after college, then got a great opportunity with the financial derivatives trading O Connor and Associates. Over the course of my 21 years with the organization, O Connor was merged into Swiss Bank, which then merged into Union Bank…

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Ecotourism in Antarctica

Posted by on December 10, 2015 – 05:28 pm

Ecotourism in Antarctica

Photo: Problems were inevitable for Antarctic tourism from the start. Seen by many as the last unspoiled landmass on earth, the unique and vulnerable ecosystem is what attracts people to our southernmost continent. How do we handle tourism to a place whose only appeal to most of us is its lack of large-scale human contact? Doesn’t that defeat the purpose? Dutch researchers have thought the same thing, and believe they have a solution; limit and then auction off visiting rights to Antarctica. In some ways, their logic is sound. Tourist limits are…

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Quanto costa il bungee jumping

Posted by on December 22, 2015 – 05:30 pm

Quanto costa il bungee jumping

Nestled in the Central Valley’s rolling hills and sugar cane plantations, Grecia is a picturesque town with a mild climate and several worthy attractions. Known as the cleanest town in Latin America, Grecia boasts an immaculate and beautifully landscaped central park that is dotted with huge shade trees. The park is an ideal place for people watching, taking an afternoon stroll, or enjoying a frosty ice cream. The east side of central park is bordered by the vibrant Cathedral de la Mercedes. The gothic-style church is constructed of brick-red metal…

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Adventure Sports like bungee jumping

Posted by on December 10, 2015 – 10:53 am

Adventure Sports like bungee jumping

Information on extreme sports which are not covered under other headings. EXTREME SPORT This can be a difficult term to define and many of the outdoor sports activities on this website certainly have an extreme element to them. A good definition put forward in a study by Eric Brymer, (2006) referred to true extreme sports as a leisure or recreation activity where the most likely outcome of a mismanaged accident or mistake was death. This section of the website contains the extreme sports which have not already been covered under the other main…

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Adventures New Zealand

Posted by on November 7, 2015 – 12:01 pm

Adventures New Zealand

New Zealand’s South Island is split by the snowcapped spine of the Southern Alps, fringed with karst cave systems and wild beaches, laced with gorgeous fjords, and iced with glaciers. It’s no wonder that the “adventure capital of the world” is found here. Set off on a multi-sport adventure, paddling along the pristine northern coast in a sea kayak, hiking coastal trails between soaring mountains and the Tasman Sea, trekking across a glacier that descends through a rain forest, and black-water rafting on a subterranean river. Get to know the charm…

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