Solomon Islands – one of the most remote and unspoiled tourism places on the planet. A poor but colorful country, washed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean, is located in Melanesia.
Of the 992 islands, only the third part of the archipelago is inhabited by a population of about 500 thousand people. Some of the islands are volcanic; the largest of them are Guadalcanal, Choiseul, Santa Isabel, San Cristobal.
Exotic Travels – Solomon Islands
The highest height is Mount Makarakomburu (about 2500 m), which is located on the island of Guadalcanal. Due to the increased seismicity, this area is often subjected to earthquakes. Continue reading
The Galapagos Islands are a unique archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, which is home to many rare species of flora and fauna. The islands, covering an area of 7800 sq. Km, are located from the state of Ecuador at 972 km.
The archipelago consists of 19 islands, 13 of which are of volcanic origin and are the province of Ecuador with a population of about 25 thousand people.
A bit of history
According to scientists, the formation of the first islands began about 5 million years ago. The volcanic eruption in 2005 on one of the young islands makes it possible to assume that the formation of the youngest of them is in an active process. Continue reading
Located near the Philippine capital Manila, the active Taal volcano is almost the only among similar natural objects to which you can travel by boat.
In the Philippines – islands of volcanic origin – there are more than four dozen volcanoes, so you can’t surprise holidaymakers here. But Taal is still the most worthy of attention, especially among fans of exciting water walks, because it is located inside the lake, formed in ancient times as a result of the collapse of the caldera of an older and larger volcano. Continue reading