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Our beach expert picks out the best gems, from short to long haul.
Sotavento, Fuerteventura, Spain
One for water-sports lovers, the vast stretch of sand at Sotavento stretches down the south-east coast of the island, and is renowned for its year-round winds and warm temperature. The beach is dotted with resort areas, but there are long stretches between that are totally free of development - perfect for lazy afternoons watching the kite-surfers leap and twist above the waves.
Annabelle Thorpe is the author of Britain's Best Seaside Escapes.
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Absolutely love Fuerteventura! it,s the sort of place that you wont ever want to return home,
East side of the Island Luscious beaches all the way down to Jandia, and interesting history
relating back to Sahara desert Nomads, Egyptians' ect, Island People a mixture of Spanish arabia
all very nice, great wine bars, recommend a jeep if you like Island hopping, a ferry leaves daily from
south Jandia over to Gran canary's, you can go Island hopping if you like.
I like Goa, get a bus to Mobor + walk up to Benaulim, maybe stop at a shack for a drink/snack/rest.
See the birds + hermit crabs and once I saw a baby turtle. Channels form in the sand that make natural swimming pools.
Very nice places,but there is only one paradise on earth...ITACARE - BRAZIL!!!
This is the Itacare website,where you can see beautiful beaches,but it means nothing!!!
You must go and feel the strong energy of this place!!
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- Collecting lots of momentos and keeping them in a safe place
- Creating an online photo album and sharing with friends
- Keeping my personal digital photo collection to look back to
- Not really bothered about photos or momentos, the memories are in my head