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The most spectacular waterfalls in the world

Garganta del Diablo, Iguazú Falls, Brazil-Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The waterfalls are among the most exciting spectacles of nature. Almost every nation on Earth has waterfalls. There are waterfalls of a few meters high up to waterfalls that approach the kilometer in height. A waterfall is formed when the ...

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The beaches of Kauai: one of the islands of Hawaii

Kauai is one of the greatest places in the world for beaches. At many places around the nearly circular island, 33 miles long and 25 miles wide, broad beaches define the shoreline. Kauai’s many white sand beach have been backdrops ...

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Na Pali Coast: a rugged and spectacular coastline

The Na Pali Coast is a rugged coastline that stretches for about 16 miles along the north-west coast of the island of Kauai, most of the Na Pali Coast is inaccessible because of its shape made of savage cliffs and ...

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Waimea Canyon: the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Waimea Canyon is a spectacular canyon, 16 km long and up to 900 m deep, located on the western side of Kauai along the Hwy 550. Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”, the canyon was formed by a deep ...

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Haleakala volcano: the dormant volcano overlooking Maui

Haleakala volcano is the crown of Maui‘s large eastern landmass that pinnacles to a 10,023 foot mountain. Haleakala means “House of the Sun” and the view at sunrise and sunset attracts numerous visitors. The dormant volcano boasts a circumference of ...

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Kauai: waterfalls, canyons and spectacular coastline

Kauai is an island of volcanic origin that formed about 6 million years ago. This is the oldest island in the archipelago of the Hawaiian Islands and the fourth largest island (1,430 sq km; 552 square miles). The main inhabited, commercial, ...

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Maui: an immense volcano and a spectacular coastline

Maui is an island of volcanic origin which is formed by two shield volcanoes joined together by a isthmus of flat land. This island, after the Big Island (Hawaii), is the second largest island in the archipelago of the Hawaiian ...

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Niihau: the “Forbidden Island” of the Hawaiian islands

Across the Kaulakohi Channel off Kauai’s west coast lies a dry, barren island: the island of Niihau. This island is 18 miles long and about six miles wide. Its maximum elevation is Mt. Pānī’au (1250 ft; 381 m). The island ...

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Honolulu: the most important tourist destination in Hawaii

Honolulu, is located on the island of Oahu, and is the largest city in the state of Hawaii. The city has in fact about 390,000 inhabitants, which become almost a million if we consider the metropolitan area of the city. ...

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Hawaiian cuisine: Hawaiian food and Hawaiian dishes

AN ANCIENT COOKING METHOD: IMU The most popular traditional cooking method of Hawaiian cuisine was cooking in an “imu”. That is, in an underground oven. To build an “imu”, it is necessary to dig a shallow pit in the ground. ...

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The climate of Hawaii: when to go to Hawaii

The Hawaii are located just south of the Tropic of Cancer, this means that the climate of the islands is sub-tropical, with mild temperatures and slightly marked seasonal excursions. The climate of Hawaii is characterized by the seasonal difference in ...

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Hawaii: volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean

The Hawaiian Islands are an archipelago in the northern Pacific Ocean, which are part of the United States of America, of which they form the 50th state. The islands are of volcanic origin, and are located about 4,000 km west ...

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