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The Island of New Zealand

New Zealand is a beautiful island country composed of two islands that is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, approximately 4.000 km southeast of Australia. There are approximately 4.5 million people that inhabit the two islands. New Zealand has¬†recently earned … Continue reading

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On the Brink of Insanity- Hippolyte Webb

Hippolyte’s Island, by Barbara Hodgson, is story about one unconventional man’s journey to find the lost Aurora islands. The story itself is an interesting and improbable one. Hippolyte Webb, a 36 year old traveler, decides he is going to sail … Continue reading

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Castaway

*Spoiler Alert*   Many of us think of tropical islands as paradise–the perfect place to escape to and relax. Would you feel the same way if you were stranded? Zemeckis’ film, Castaway, suggests not. Released in 2000, Castaway tells the … Continue reading

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St. Thomas

St. Thomas is one of the three¬†U.S. Virgin Islands located in the Caribbean. Even though it is only 32 square miles, there are many things to do. St. Thomas, like the other Virgin Islands, is a popular destination for Caribbean … Continue reading

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The San Blas Islands

The San Blas islands is a chain of 378 islands spread over 100 square miles. It is located northwest of Panama, facing the Caribbean Sea. The tropical climate, turquoise water and sandy beaches make these islands one of the most … Continue reading

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