Thrilling Zip Line – 1 mile long and 80 stories high

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Designed by the leading Adventure Playground, this zip line has the state of the art carbon fiber technology, delivering a safe and thrilling experience. This zip line is nearly a mile long and almost 80 stories high !

The interesting thing with this ride is that it is dual-line – so, two people can try it out simultaneously.

Situated between two mountain peaks, this zip line provides an awesome view of the jungle on one side and the blue ocean on the other.

Situated along Matapalo Beach in Guanacaste, the park is basically a one-stop shop for all things adventure in Costa Rica.

In addition to this, the other attractions include a climbing wall and a 30-foot Tarzan Swing.

After all that adventure, you can replenish the batteries with a grand buffet ( $14).

Directions & Information :

1-800 464 5554
info@diamanteadventure.com
Matapalo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Virgin Islands Map – St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, Tortola, Virgin gorda

A detailed map of the Virgin Islands is given below. Both the US and British side of the islands is covered. The United States Virgin Islands includes St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and Water Island. The British Virgin Islands is an overseas territory of the UK and is made up of Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke,Tortola and Anegada.  The Spanish Virgin Islands of Culebra and Vieques are part of Puerto Rico. The official currency of the British and U.S. Virgin Islands as well as the Spanish/Puerto Rican Virgin Islands is the US dollar. Tourism is the mainstay of the economy and the islands get nearly two million visitors a year. A large number of cruise ships stop here. The islands are served by two airports – STT and STX. Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX) is located on the island of St.Croix and Cyril E. King Airport ( STT) is on St. Thomas island.

 Virgin Islands Map

Virgin Islands Map - st. john, st. croix, tortola
Virgin Islands Map
Virgin Islands Map
US and British Virgin Islands Map

Best Virgin Islands beaches – Most popular caribbean beaches

The US Virgin Islands are world famous for their fine white sand, sun and wind swept pristine beaches.
Unlike the rocky beaches of some other caribbean islands (which are essentialy volcanic formations that heats up quite a bit by afternoon ), the fine white sand of Virgin Island beaches provide a cooling comfort. Except for Magens bay in St. Thomas, all beaches are free for public.

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Virgin Islands Beach  ( credit : Flickr / Jenn Kahalau Photography)

 

Here is a list of most popular beaches in Virgin Islands :

Magens Bay Beach (St. Thomas): Spread across almost half mile of white sand along calm seas, this is one of the most beautiful beaches. This is a great place for swimming. Occassionaly, it gets really crowded.

Trunk Bay (St. John): Almost all cruise ships make a stop here and it is one of the best spots for underwater snorkeling. This beach is managed by US national park service.

Sandy Point (St. Croix): This is the largest beach in the U.S. Virgin Islands, famous for its calm, shallow waters. This beach is open during Saturdays and Sundays only ( hours : 9am -5 pm).

Cane Garden Bay (Tortola):  It is one of most beautiful, picturesque beaches in the world with its clear water and white sands. It’s easily accessible from RoadTown.

Sapphire Beach (St. Thomas): An awesome beach, famous for windsurfing, diving etc and a panoramic view of other islands.

Caneel Bay (St. John): Caneel Bay is famous for its resort (Rosewood hotels) and beautiful beaches. It’s actually a chain of seven beaches going all the way from Durloe point to Hawksnest.

Check out the overview map of Virgin Islands here.

Did you know? – Leaning Tower of Pisa

Everything you wanted to know about the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa - Hotels

What is the Italian Name of leaning tower of Pisa ?
Torre Pendente di Pisa

Where is this tower located ?
 City of Pisa, Italy.

When was the construction started ?
Construction started in 1173

When did the construction of the tower finish ?
Construction finished in 1399

What was the original Height of the tower?
 60 m

What is the actual Height of the tower?
56.67m ( on the highest side)    55,86m ( on the lowest side )

How many steps are there in the tower ?

On the north side of the tower there are 294 steps, and on the south side, there are  296 steps.

Popular Hotels near Pisa, Italy

Hotel Galilei Pisa Italy

Hotel Galilei
Via Darsena 1 Angolo Via Aurelia Pisa PI

Amenities include :
free breakfast, Parking & Internet access

AC Hotel Pisa by Marriott
Via Delle Torri, 20 Pisa PI

Amenities  includes a 24-hour fitness center, coffee shop, business center, Bar and Internet access.

Hotel San Ranieri Pisa Italy
Hotel San Ranieri
Via Filippo Mazzei,
2 Angolo via San Biagio Pisa PI

Free breakfast buffet & free WiFi in public areas / Lobby. Also includes a business center & conference rooms

Radio City Music Hall – New York

Though it was a period of gloom after the 1929 stock market crash, John D. Rockefeller decided to turn the “Speakeasy belt” in midtown Manhattan (on which he held the lease), into a complex of buildings which had superlative design and facilities. He partnered with Radio Corporation of America, a young media company and S.L. Rothafel (Roxy) who was a theatrical genius. The first completed project within the complex was called Radio City. It was essentially meant as a “Palace” for the public where everybody could go for high-quality shows at affordable rates. The interiors were beautifully and tastefully done by Donald Deskey.

The Radio City Music Hall has held numerous movies, shows, concerts and other events. The Hall itself is huge – known to be the largest Continue reading “Radio City Music Hall – New York”