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Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Portillo Ski Resort at Chile.

'Lokasi Percutian Yang Menarik di Chile'
 “This week, I will bring you to holiday place of the most popular and special
in Portillo, famous and it is the....”



Ski redemption in Portillo
at Chile.

It is located at Portillo, Chile. It’s happen when the July mercury climbs close to 100, the minds of all great skiers will turn toward what they have missed opportunities in the last season. In that particular time, you quit after for only one back country lap. The weekend to precious Silverton skipped. Those is for the dawn patrols you slept through.

Come in July, those mindless moments become punishable offenses. You can find redemption down south where you can find the high alpine in Chile and Argentina just got strike with a huge storm that kicked off and promises to be in a deep season in the Andes atmosphere. It’s been almost six feet of cold blower certainly bodes very well for this year South American ski season. Chile's with 66-year-old Portillo is trumpeting its fresh coat with a promise of an awesome August face shots.













For your information, there are several ski areas in the Andes. The venerable Portillo is just like the Aspen a lot. Exposed steeps, unreal views and a historic luxury hotel have push the Portillo experience to a higher level in the region.


        For a South America's oldest resort, Portillo echoes across time with history. Interior walls of Hotel Portillo's halls are framed with hundreds of black and white pictures. A stroll around the hotel is an unforgettable history lesson in South American skiing. There are wool-clad skiers plying the steeps on difficult boards along beautiful images from the Southern Hemisphere's won the World Alpine Ski Championships in 1966. Back then when pioneering athletes like Jean-Claude Killy, Suzy Chaffee and Jimmie Heuga battled for podiums.



Portillo is only a few hours from the Santiago airport. It is a decades-old favorite training area for nearly all the world's ski athlete. Some thick racers from all over rally at the Hotel Portillo took place every year for getting their ski legs skills back after a brief summer holiday. Some of them practicing their tucks, streak down the slopes and per-jumps on lonely. The resort also has daily slalom races for guests, a nod to its ski-racing heritage that guests can enjoy.

The hike to the terrain including the iconic Super Couloir. Must hit on every big-mountain that inside their dream list is limitless with terrifying sidestepping leading to the most daunting picturesque lines of the South. Hiking skiers are rewarded with a close-up beautiful view of Aconcagua at the higher elevations. It is the awesome 22,837-foot peak that ranks as the highest mountain in the region. While the views are striking gorgeous, it's fun to also experience the ground as you hike. At the mountain tops, you can find some fossilized sea shells. Just imagine of when those sky-scraping peaks were a beach in the past.






While the hotel is a gym, the alpine terrain is the main attraction to the skiers. At this quiet outpost near a heavy traffic connects Chile with Argentina. The ski area's 1,200 acres have plenty of dicey and steeps traverses accessing powder-filled bowls that will draw hordes of ski every summer. The area's also have 14 chairlifts include slingshot platters and that zip for up to five skiers at a time in the steepest terrain. The very ridiculously rowdy ride itself is thrilling. Enjoy the exiting of the dangling platters on near-vertical ice and exercise in adrenaline rush management.












You can see a lot of common science such as to bump into skiers you see in magazines and movies while walking around Portillo. Peek into a rocky overhang to find a plaque memorial the late Shane McConkey. He is a legend whose skiing prowess and still reverberate through the high ends. A moment at the plaque will push skiers into deeper challenges as following McConkey's soul-swelling creed to squeeze the maximum enjoyment in life. Stay includes every week for four meals a day. Many o the guests gather at Tío Bob's dining area for lunches that too easily turn into a three-bottle in the afternoon. Take a look to the lake of the Incas that become one of the best vistas in Tío Bob's and you must taste the tradition of Portillo visitors.






Ubiquitous ski village’s way north, the hotel is a respite from the bustling, because there is no village nearby. Portillo really is like a cruise ship at the sea and moored at 9,450 feet become the world's longest mountain range. There is nowhere to wander and if you ski the right way than your legs won't be eager to amble much than the bar or the wood-panelled. Afternoon tea is a cocktail hour fosters among Portillo's diverse guests. Ukrainian bankers chat with ladies from Texas and Taiwan doctors take selfies with their favourite servers. Austrian ski racers sign autographs for the ski school instructors. Many of the pro-level skiers are embraced just like long lost kin. Each week at Portillo is a homecoming of sorts as the same guests seem to return at the same time and creating like a family reunion feel.

The televisions in the hotel rooms encourages for communal vibe. The hotel lobby is a vibrant great room with a lot of people playing games, reading books and hanging out for a long time. Rooms seem to be use just for sleeping. The dinners are served in community style with large tables and encouraging a blending of guests dressed in their best outfit. Movies in the theatre hall and a basement gymnasium keep their kids entertained while the elderly labour to tint their teeth with Malbec red at the hotel's bar.






At the bar, live bands in the piano rattle the hotel lobby after dinner while hotel guests enjoy for the late-night dance in the basement disco. Ladies dancing on the tables is a nightly occurrence inside the bar, a primer for the all-night boogie down in the disco. Usually on Saturday the situation change at Portillo thigh-ravaged. Bleary-eyed with goggle tanned guests are replaced with fresh-faced new guests eager to experience sport and with the same grinning wobble for a week later.




Ski Portillo.

Portillo is holding its 2015 prices through 2016, with packages that include seven nights lodging (including four meals a day and child care for kids age 4-7) and lift tickets. The starting price as at $2,100. You can find and book their Family Apartments rent for just $1,850 up to $2,450 (depending on the week promotion). The Hostel at the Inca Lodge price at $990. The exiting and fun season runs from July to early October. This resort also offering mini-packages for three or four night’s holiday package.




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Friday, 19 February 2016

Benagil Sea Cave at Portugal.

'Lokasi Percutian Yang Menarik di Portugal'
 “This week, I will bring you to holiday place of the most popular and special
in Portugal, famous and it is the....”




Benagil Sea Cave
at Algarve, Portugal.









“In my regular column, places of interest, I serve up the low down on those
exciting travel images that travellers love to know of how to get there,
what else to see nearby and where to stay… all the details that you
need to make your virtual daydream become reality”.




Experience an enjoyable sea cave tour in your life. Benagil Sea Cave become a part from many cave system that lines Portugal’s southern coastal in the Algarve region. This most iconic and gorgeous cave is just located not far from a beach in the tiny town called Benagil.

The Algarve coastal is become the most Portugal’s popular holiday destination. The attraction drawing many Europeans looking to explore the country’s beautiful summer sun. The coastline lays for about 150 kilometres and is form with alternating cliffs, beach and caves. The latter of which interesting formations like skylights and often become beautiful attraction of light throughout the day.






For a visitors that want to have a trip to the caves on the Algarve coast, join a tour package provided in one of the larger towns including Carvoeiro, Lagos, Albufeira, Faro and Portimao. There is also another way that more chipper to visit sea caves, that is by having tour using speedboat or kayak. The facilities are available at almost all tourist towns on the coast. Actually, this kind of travel is much more exciting and you can stop by at any beaches where ever you like. Sometimes it is much easier to spot the dolphin that eventually like to play around your kayak or boat. If you’re some kind of adventurous person, a tour package may not be necessary and you will save a lot in that. Many beaches and marinas provide kayak rentals and you can set out on your own schedule to discover caves at just around the corner.

There is another alternative idea for the trip. If you’re driving across the coast, what you have to do is to stop in any town and there you can ask for the captain or local that have a boat. Usually it yield at least one enterprising captain who are willing to bring you to the cave. The caves are best visited during low tide for easy to get inside and have an exciting views of the cave. Some visitors just swimming to the cave that is not far away from the beach.








Beach has been developed into your typical seaside destination for consideration with expanding resorts adding more and more facilities to the region. Leaving the busy strip between Faro and Albufeira to escape from city hustle into beautiful nature and small fishing villages is still a piece of cake. Other than that when you’re not at the beach, you can find world-class golf courses. There is also have important religious sites, nature reserves and Roman ruins are all easily accessible by car. Even for the busy holiday season, Albufeira retains its traditional charm as always.


        Other than many of attractive resorts, the region provide plenty of great stuff (but still luxurious) such as guest houses, breakfasts included and boutique hotels for the guest to get style when taking a tour. Check out Calcada Guesthouse to feel for a pleasant stay in a traditional way, or for more urban style provided by Casa Tres Palmeiras with a Cliff-side BBQ and an awesome pool.




6 Hours of Sea Caves Tour.

Full day of Algarve boat trip which includes exclusive lunch at the beach and small boat ride to go inside the Caves. The sea caves tour on the Catamaran Liana or Yatch Moena could also give exciting experience with the emergence of dolphins swimming and playing around the boat.














Program.



Cruise:       Vilamoura to Barlavento Coast.
Duration:    9:30am to 3:30pm.
Boat:    Catamaran Liana 
              (price for adult is 39€).
Boat:    Yatch Moena  
              (price for adult is 39€).
**Children age 0-3 years old is free.
**Children age 4-12 years old will get 50% price.

09:30 – Start departure from Vilamoura Marina Cruise to the sea cave.
11:00 - Down to beautiful beach, where you can spend some time to relax and enjoy the sea breath.
12:00 – Lunch will be included at the beach.
13:00 – Dinghy (small boat) ride to go inside the caves and other attractions area.
14:30 - Return back to Vilamoura Marina Cruise by the Dolphin Route.
15:30 - Arrive at Vilamoura Marina.


The Cruise.







Unforgettable exciting boat tour on Yatch Moena or Catamaran Liana using such big boats with outstanding comfort and stability will become a great moment in your life. After departure from Marina Vilamoura, the cruise takes the direction to Barlavento coastal. The cruise distance is about 40 miles across Algarve spectacular coastline with fisherman villages, beautiful beaches and small towns. You can see impressive rock formations and cliffs along the way to the largest sea cave in the Europe's seaside.





There are several groups of dolphins swimming along the coast of Algarve, so don´t be surprised if suddenly the tour have a visit from them. Break hour at a paradise beach is awesome where you can enjoy the sun, swim, dive, and spend some relaxing sunbath time with your partner. Do not forget to bring your sun cream and towel so you don’t get burn in long exposure of sun light.


         Lunch included at the Beach with delicious BBQ, bread, chips, salad, fruit, orange juice and white wines. Bring your camera to take a beautiful photos while dinghy ride inside the caves. Benagil Sea Cave tour by Yatch Moena or Catamaran Liana become the Europe's most spectacular event. Have no doubts for this kind of holiday trip and come to enjoy the spectacular experience.







Location


Benagil Sea Cave, Portugal.






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Sunday, 14 February 2016

Aur Island at Mersing, Johor.

'Lokasi Percutian Yang Menarik di Malaysia'
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in Johor, famous and it is the....”





Pulau Aur
at Mersing, Johor.









Aur Island is known locally as Pulau Aur. This island located about 65km east of Mersing Johor, Malaysia. The beautiful underwater views is part of the Johor Marine Park that is rich in marine life. The lagoons, corals and offshore pools make it become a tourist attraction. Before the government gazette the area as Marine Park, it has for many years been a frequent favourite stopover point for fishermen.








        Due to its quit a distance apart from the mainland of Peninsula Malaysia, Aur Island offers the crystal clear waters and become the most exciting dive sites in the region. Marine life commonly seen by divers such as Napoleon Wrasse, White tip Sharks, Manta-Ray, Barracudas, Rays, Jacks, Yellow back Fusiliers, Bump Head Parrot fish, Angelfish, Titan Trigger Fish and Turtle. Experience the tropical waters of Malaysia that can offer some of the world's awesome scuba diving location. 



        This is the place richly endowed with some of the dive best possibilities. You can dive with whale sharks swimming around, hover around immense gorgeous coral gardens and walls, or even dive on shipwrecks.








The population is spread along the coastline in small village with less than 10 houses. You can find that there are no roads or vehicles around the island. The main industries for this island local villagers are fishing and supporting diving activities on the island. The island is surrounded by warm crystal clear waters teaming with beautiful marine life. In the past, Aur has been well known to Chinese sailors for centuries. 




        There is a map printed in the 17th century which derived the map from the famous voyages, Admiral Zheng He in early 15th century. He identifies Aur as two island (as indeed it does appear to be if we look from a distance) and according to its two peaks that been called Dong Zhu Shan (east Bamboo Mountain) and Xi Zhu Shan (west Bamboo Mountain).








        There is no diving centre located on the island and all dive trips must be pre-arranged before entering the island. The packages usually including the land transportation from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur to the Mersing jetty. Departure by boat transfer to the resort island on Pulau Aur with 6 dives and full board included. Great packages are available from most dive operators in Singapore or Kuala Lumpur.



Location

Aur Island, Malaysia.
















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Sunday, 7 February 2016

Pemanggil Island at Mersing, Johor.

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 Pemanggil Island
at Mersing, Johor.










“Pemanggil Island is located in Johor Eastern Costal water and unfortunately there is only one resort provided on the island. The well-known resort is
called Lanting Beach Resort”.


Pemanggil Island is an island located in the state of Johor. As the statement above, there is only one resort on the island. So, visitors have to call the administration of the resort to find out whether there is adequate accommodation for you or not. Lanting Beach Resort will provide their guests a great destination for saltwater fishing experience. The island is well known about its perfect location for fishing heavenly.
 
When talking about islands in Malaysia waters, most of us can easily name a few islands in Terengganu or Sabah. Do you know there are a few islands in Johor too? They are just as pretty as the famous Redang Island as well.

For those who looking for a quiet holiday or seeking for a sea adventures will love Pemanggil Island as their next holiday vacation. Think about the beautiful sea views and the treasures underwater views it can offer. I’m sure that this island is the right spot for you to have perfect holiday. The tropical green of Pemanggil Island enchanting of those who love the sea and its calm environment. This island also famous for its magnificent garden of corals and beautiful fishing habitat.



Discover The Island (Review).









Pemanggil Island located about 45km to the East of Mersing. Mersing is the take-off point to most of the islands located at the Southern Eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. This island is just next to Tioman Island and requires about 4 to 4 hours boat ride from Mersing jetty. If you are driving by car from Kuala Lumpur, to get to Mersing City takes about 4 ½ hours in normal traffic condition or roughly 6 hours by Express Coach from Kuala Lumpur.

Most of inhabited islands in Malaysian waters got their own legend and history. Pemanggil Island has its fair share of mystery, history and quit spooky tales. From the beginning of human population at the mainland, this island has become a fishermen best-kept secret fishing location. It is known for an ideal deep-sea fishing area and good spot to catch for mackerels and marlins. This island is also famed for the beauty and abundance of marine life within its crystal clear waters. It’s one of the magnetic charms include the magnificent white sandy beaches and awesome snorkeling spots.






Diving and fishing activities are very excellent to do it here. For those who like adventurous, the hill outcrop of the island can become a challenging climb spot and the summit will holds an inherent beautiful views of the far reaching ocean. Next, on the North Eastern coastal of Pemanggil Island is location of Teluk Lancang. It’s an isolated bay where a lot of coconut trees grow in wild inside the tropical vegetation. You can see there is a huge boulder known locally as 'Batu Buau' located at the center of the island which locals regard as sacred place. It can be seen far enough and is clearly visible in naked eyes as far 50km from the South of Tioman Island.





Lanting Beach Resort.





Lanting Beach Resort is the only resort located on the Pemanggil Island. So, the island is not so crowded with visitors and lots of space to explore because it only permit a curtain amount of visitors to the island. The resort is a kind of ‘budget resort' and very suitable for visitors who love have an adventure holiday.

The gorgeous view of this rocky and hilly resort is so breath taking and almost gaining a bird's eye view. On your way from your room to the dining area, you have to climb a very incline steep staircase. As you step in almost feel that you can’t touch the stairs with the whole of your foot while climbing it. When reaching at the top, you can see a display area where they put their collection of antiques items such as gramophone, antique radio set, watches, cameras and a lot more.




Sports Provided and Recreational Facilities.
Many of water sport facilities including snorkeling, canoeing, jet-skiing and deep water fishing. Boat tour surround the island where you can explore the nature and activities of the local villagers or simply picnic on the beautiful white sandy beaches. Don’t forget to bring your camera so you can keep the beautiful memories.



Fun Indoor Activities and Outdoor Games.
Free entry for indoor games such as monopoly, carom, dart, mah-jong, cards and ping-pong. They have plenty of tele match and beach volleyball for the outdoor games.



In House Movie Theatre and Karaoke Systems.
Karaoke sessions for those have talent in singing. You can also watch their in house movie theatre from Classic Film to the latest movie in the cinema.

















Antique Items Collection Corner.
They also provide very nice collection for antique enthusiasts. You can come to see the wide collection of antiques items taken from the ASEAN regions. Items displayed from clay products to aircraft communication tools and a lot of household collections are available.



Mawar Café (Coffee House).
Mawar Coffee Shop stands 50 feet above sea level provides a beautiful views of the sea front. The open dine concept offers the guest a picturesque sight while you dine on the local and western cuisine as well.



Exciting Dining with Entertainment.
- Our Mawar Café offers an intimate dining option for couples.
- Enjoy savory local dish and delicious western dish servings.
-  Try the exciting BBQ at the beach.
-   Freash sea food and all kind of local menu.



Other Facilities Provided.
-      In-house convenient store offers a wide range of daily need and variety of souvenirs.
-      Hiring Boat available upon request by the guests.
-      ‘Surau’ for Muslim Pray session.
-      The resort can accommodate for 110 persons in one time.







 
3 Days 2 Night Full board Snorkeling Package Includes :

- 2 Night accommodation at Beach Resort.
- Return boat provided.
- Welcome drink and snacks upon arrival.
- 1 Buffet Dinner & 1 standard BBQ or 2x Buffet Breakfast, 2x Buffet Lunch and 2x
   Buffet Dinner.
- Fishing at Jetty (exclude gear) or 1st day Snorkeling around Pemanggil Island.
- Jungle tracking (additional RM50 for guide person and Min 6 pack per trip).
- In house karaoke and movie.
- Exciting in door and outdoor game.



Package Excludes :

- Marine Park Conservation fee and Iskandar Tax.
- Insurance and Personal Expenses.
- Items not mentioned.
- 6% GST.




What You Will Experience.

Day 1.
Check-in to rooms upon arrival and free for you to explore the island for the rest of the day. You may have an option to go swimming, snorkeling, fishing, canoeing or jet skiing. Lunch time buffet will be provide at 1.00pm. Free activities after lunch hours. Dinner will be provided at 8.00pm. Enjoy their in-house movie and karaoke after the dinner. You can spend all night long if you want.






Day 2.
(Aur Island, Dayang Island and Lang Island Excursion).

After breakfast (which will be provided at 8.00am), you will be taken on an island-hopping trip (additional MYR30.00/person). The trip will bring you to uninhibited islands, which is surrounded by beautiful white coral sands and undisturbed corals. You can do snorkeling or just have a sun bathing on the sand beach. The boat will anchor at a selected spot for you to try your luck for fishing. Packed lunch set will be provided (during picnic). After lunch hour, visitors will be taken back to the Beach Resort for more free activities. Get ready for exciting dinner and BBQ at the beach. Free activities for the rest of the evening with choice of karaoke and movies.






Day 3.
(Pemanggil Island/Mersing City).

Free activities after breakfast. Enjoy the last day on the island until you give bid farewell to this enchanting island by ferry. Reach the next destination or your home safely with sweet memories.




Location

 Pemanggil Island, Malaysia








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