Cilento sailing, Marina di Camerota, Italy

With the Association ‘Cilento sailing’ (Cilento a vela) it is possible to live the sea of Cilento, individual boats or group sailings, sailing along the coast of the Cilento, moving if you want up to the Amalfi coast or to the South, to the Aeolian Islands, stopping at the most beautiful bays and you can dive where the sea is limpid and uncontaminated.
Lunches and dinners under the stars with typical products of the Cilento as the ‘tonno alla lunga’ (tuna plate) home-made.
Excursions are accompanied by an explanation, historical and mythological side of the coast.
The host of Cilento is not a passive visitor, he will be called to perform tasks while sailing.

Tips

If you want to enjoy the quieter months, visit Marina di Camerota between April and June or between September and November. Fewer tourists and the temperatures are pleasant.
You can make the trips in a single day or organize weeks or just a weekend. Let advise yourself by the experts.
Prices and itineraries will be provided by e-mail: cilentoavela@gmail.com

7 Wonders Cities – Part 1 of 8

Bernard Weber, who gave us the “seven wonders of the world,” a project that had a global success in 2007. Now he is coming back with a new project presented in December via the 7 Wonders Cities of the World via the  “New Seven Wonders Foundation”.
Initially, more than 1,200 cities and over 220 States have applied. Then, 300 were shortlisted and 77 were selected then 28 are designated semifinalists and 14 finalists. The selected cities attract attention by their diversity, remarkable regional geography and urban culture.
Not less than one hundred million votes have contributed to the designation of the finlist  – what can be considered as a true global democratic success!
Here is our series of the 7 Wonders cities a series of eight posts, the first will present the 7 cities.

beyrouth

Beyrouth (Libanon)

doha-qatar

Doha (Qatar)

 

Durban

Durban (South africa)

laHavane

Havana (Cuba)

Kuala-Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur (Malaisia)

LaPaz

La Paz (Bolivia)

Calle Crisologo, the main street in the Historic Town of Vigan, Philippines

Vigan (Philippines)

Costa Rica wildlife parks – Part 2

More than 25% of Costa Rica’s terrain is contained in national park, reserves, and refuges, protecting the country’s diverse wildlife and preserving the nation’s ecological heritage. Currently, 25 national parks, 58 wildlife refuges, 15 wetlands & mangrove reserves, 11 forest reserves, 8 biological reserves, and other protected areas comprise 161 total parks and 3,223,010 acres (1,304,306 hectares). here is the most visited park.


 

manuel_antonio_punta_catedralManuel Antonio National Park

Established in 1972, Manuel Antonio is one of the most visited national parks in Costa Rica due to its incredible wildlife viewing and pristine white sand beaches. Here, the rainforest meets the ocean–something one must see in person to truly appreciate.

 


Arenal-VolcanoArenal Volcano National Park

The Arenal National Park is on every tourist’s must list and while its perfect cone is sometimes hidden away under the clouds, no one ever leaves this area disappointed, quite the opposite. The park protects sixteen reserves that are located between the Tilaran and the Guanacaste mountain ranges. The Arenal Volcano is said to be one of the most active volcanoes of the world.


 

corcovado-national-parkCorcovado National Park

Corcovado is a true wonder of the world, a magical place in the southern part of the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, in the Osa Peninsula. It was declared by National Geographic to be one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth.

 


 

Sea turtle in Tortuguero National Park, Costa RicaTortuguero National Park

Located in the northeastern region of Costa Rica, Tortuguero National Park is the third most popular park in the country. This park is part of the larger Tortuguero Conservation Area whose aim is to protect endangered species in the region.

 


CararaCarara National Park

Carara National Park sits near the Costa Rican Pacific coast, in the Central Pacific Conservation Area. Carara lies just about 30 miles west (about an hour) of San José and is home to one of the largest populations of wild Scarlet.