- Ten islands off the coast of Great Britain
- How to define an Island?
- Beautiful images of an abandoned town
- Island of the Turtle and Land of the Pirates
- Iwo Jima
- How Ireland saved Western Euroupe
- The Island of New Zealand
- The Island of Hawaii: A Day Without Aloha is Just Another Mainland Day
- Glance into Tasmania
- Islands in Literature
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Which of these islands seems the most romantic? remote? scary? lush?
It may not be as easy as you think? Atlas Obscura offers some ways to think about islands
Thanks to Atlas Obscura, I found this powerful images of our presence in the Arctic and what remains when we leave. Islands continue to fascinate.
Tortuga island is located off the northern coast of Haiti and was first discovered by Europeans in 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed here and discovered the New World. After a long and bloody battle the natives lost and died. The … Continue reading
Iwo Jima is a small island one thousand kilometers south of Japan. It is one of three Bonin islands along with Kita Iwo ad Minami Iwo. The climate there is much like it is here. Their Winters are very cold … Continue reading
Around the end of the 5th century A.D most of Europe was controlled by the great Roman Empire which controlled land from England to Turkey and everything in between. But such a vast empire cannot protect all of its boarders and like … Continue reading
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
The volcano goddess was worshipped through a ritual dance, originally known as ha’a and now known as hula dancing. The name changed in the 19th century when Christian missionaries arrived and converted many people on the island to Christianity. “When … Continue reading
Tasmania is a perfect vacation getaway. It has beautiful landscapes from the towering ranges of Mount Ossa to the crystal clear waters of Wineglass bay. Even though 45 percent of Tasmania lies in nature reserves, it still is fairly populated. … Continue reading