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National parks are a bit far but you have many options depending on how long you are willing to travel. Here are a couple options closer or further from Lyon. Parc National des Écrins This is far from Lyon and better done from Grenoble (1h30 from Lyon), and it is the beginning of "real" mountains, the Alps. This is one destination option among many. You ...


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Here's a recent article from the Phnom Penh Post: Dealing in turtles is mostly illegal in Cambodia, where six of the 14 turtle species are endangered, some critically. The only legitimate options are to import them or buy from the single licensed farm. But a thriving trade that stretches from small provincial restaurants in Cambodia to Hong Kong ...


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First of all, please let me explain what is Tokyo. Tokyo is not a city in its traditional meaning, Tokyo is a whole prefecture and at least half of it is covered by evergreen forests and scenic mountains. Quite unexpected for Tokyo, right? There are bears in Japan and even in Tokyo. But odds of meeting one are quite low, so I would not worry. Monkeys are ...


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The Dombes region is accessible from Lyon by regional train (TER) in about 35 minutes. The region has hundreds of ponds, used for fish farming. There are 130 bird species living here and waterfowl abound. There are walking and biking routes, bike rental is available. http://www.villars-les-dombes.com/


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Close to Estepona there are a roman baths called "Baños de la Hedionda" (stinky baths, literally). To get there you have to have your own vehicle or find a local transport to Manilva (it's the nearest village). From Manilva you can walk (there are some interesting trekkings around there) or go by car. If you have a GPS go to: (WGS84) 36.396483 -5.2614660 ...


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Spain has a wealth of hiking areas, Asturias, Cantabria, Galicia and the Basque Country offer amazing landscapes. Some people call them the Switzerland by the Sea. Sites worth visiting for hinking, landscaping and taking photographs: - Cordillera Cantábrica 1. Lagos de Covadonga (Asturias) Senda del Oso (Asturias) where you will be able to see bears ...


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If you are concerned about the care of dolphins, don't go swimming with them. Whale and Dolphin Conservation have an article about the Issues with swimming with dolphins. Dolphins are very intelligent animals, in the wild they can travel great distances. If kept in confinement , are not able to live naturally, and travel and hunt as they would in the wild. ...


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TL;DR: There is no problem taking a bath there, unless you run into some private people who think it's a bad idea personally. Long version: The question is if the well is on public land or not. Let's try to locate it and see: The pool the Wikipedia page refers to belongs to a completely different church (St Mary-in-the-Castle Church) and is in a ...


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Gelada's you may find mostly in mountain terrain in the north of Ethiopia. You could be lucky even in Addis but I don't know any good spot. Better chances you could have around the rifts near Aletu. If you go further and reach out until Debre Sina you can see many of them easily. They are in use to human visitors and will let you come close. Nights in Debre ...


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Perhaps "sea lice" which are larva of jelly fish. While most folks develop a rash, not everyone does and their "bite" (actually a sting of venom) feels like a needle. There likely could be other sea life larva that can bite or burrow into your skin while swimming, but I am not familiar enough with the Red Sea to name names.


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Hokkaido is great, although transportation there is far from perfect. While relying on public transport only the easiest places to visit would be Sapporo, hot springs around there and Hakodate. Taisetsuzan is amazing place itself but there's nothing to do without a car, unfortunately. Of course, buses do run, but travelling from one place to another place ...


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Champ, the Lake Champlain Monster (or sometimes Dinosaur) in Vermont (usa) Wikipedia: REDACTED Other: REDACTED http://www.lakechamplainregion.com/recreation/heritage/champ Just in case, both Vermont and New York (states bordering the lake) enacted laws to protect Champ back in the 80s. ...


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Bunyip Australian Moehau Monster / man Wikipedia The Moehau (also called the Maeroero) is reputed to be a large, hairy hominid cryptid in the Coromandel-Moehau ranges of New Zealand's North Island. It may be synonymous with the Maero, another New Zealand cryptid, because both have been reported have long, sharp fingers in some sources. In fact, ...


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I would recommend Shikoku. It's kind of the forgotten island with the least tourism, from both Japanese and foreigners. It's very natural and although public transportation isn't as regular (as would be expected from a lower population island) it's still decent with some planning: ...


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Depending on how isolated you are looking for, there are plenty of cottages for rent on islands in Ontario. Here is a search result for island cottages on one site. Costs are from a few hundred per day. Some of these are not very isolated - only a few hundred yards from other cottages across the water, and may have boaters coming close to the island. All of ...


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The official Turismo de Vigo website has a dedicated page on hiking with plenty of information. It mentions hiking routes for beginners and experienced hikers, as well as various sea-view trails. The Federacion Gallega de Montanismo (the Galician Mountaineering Federation) is headquartered in Vigo, hence you could try contacting them for information on ...


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I answer myself. After some extensive researching, I've found this blog post in Spanish that says: The visitor center has some confortable huts with beds, bathroom and AC [..] is the only place you can stay overnight, because you cannot camp. Also, it explains that there are crocodiles in the area, so it's not a good idea to camp in the beach even ...


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Travelling with Pets on Indian Railway The Indian Rails Rules for Luggage regulate the carriage of birds, without mentioning parrots explicitly. The sender (i.e. the OP in our case) must fill in a Forwarding Note, as specified in Section 64 of the Railway Act, providing details on the animals. These include declaring the value of the animals in order to ...


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The Camping page for Yellowstone National Park describes two types of campgrounds: reservation and first-come-first-served. Obviously for the reservation type, you need to make a reservation; at peak times I would expect them to be fully booked. Summer weekends are probably the most popular times of all. For first-come-first-served, you would need to ...


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I've been to Mount Bromo and Ijen crater many times. If you want to get a good view and landscape then better you go to Mount Bromo, take the picture on Penanjakan viewpoint, you'll get the picture: But if you want to see the big crater with toxic water and sulfur (and blue fire at night) with the chance of getting closer to the crater, then better to ...


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Due to a lack of answer here I can tell you what I figured out. Apparently it is better to stay in Malang rather than Surabaya. From there I saw that there is a Bromo & Ijen tour (together). From Malang, Batu Secret Zoo is also much closer.


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"Yes Parrots are Banned in Indian Railways" On asking to officials they replied that carrying parrots are illegal in Indian trains, So you can't carry parrots in Indian Railways. It is good to banned on parrot trade,


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If you travel 100km North of Addis Ababa at Debrelibanos Monastery you will find Gelada Baboon. The confusion you have is asking the wrong person. there is tourist Information center in the city at Meskel Aquare and also at the Airport or Easily google on the Internet about The nearest wildlife area in Addis Ababa. You will find the result such as - ...



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