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10 Unusual Beaches You Have Never Heard Of

10 Unusual Beaches You Have Never Heard Of
1. Black Sand Beach, Hawaii The name speaks for itself. (source) 2. Pink Sand Beach, Bahamas Again, the name gives it away. (source) 3. And you thought The Maldives couldn’t get any prettier! (source) 4. This secret paradise was created when the Mexican government in the early 1900’s made a bombsite out of the area, blasting a huge hole on the canopy of the grotto. (source) 5. Not only is Whitehaven Beach a photographers dream, it has been awarded the most eco-friendly beach in the world! (source) 6. Make sure you head down with a shovel because at this beach you can dig your very own DIY spa. (source) 7. We have been lucky enough to visit the mind blowing Maho Beach, here you can literally jump up and touch a plane as it lands meters away from you at Princess Juliana International Airport. (source) 8. Every morning, the sea at Chandipur Beach disappears, receding up to 5 kilometers from the shore. (source) 9. (source) 10. (source) Do you want to go to any of these beaches?

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9 offbeat things to do in London London is full of interesting and unusual things to do. Photo by EO1. So you’ve hit up the museums and all the other usual suspects and you’re looking for something a little different to do in the British capital? Well look no further. travelfeed Another cheap Eurozone country is Portugal. Here you’ll find beautiful beaches, wine country, stunning cliffs, and historic cities at bargain prices. Lisbon is also one of the most affordable cities to stay in a 5-star hotel. Throw in helpful, outgoing locals who serve up delicious food (especially seafood), and you have the making of a perfect place. I was blown away by Portugal and how little anybody ever talked about it.

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www.earthporm Every year all around the world a wide variety of crazy festivals take place. Some are colorful, others are messy, and many more are simply beautiful. Here we countdown 17 of the craziest festivals from all around the world, the only requirement is that they bring people from all walks of life closer together. 1. Holi Color Festival in India