As these lakes shrank after the return of an arid climate, they left elevated beaches and deposits of various minerals, which mark their former extent.
The western and northern coasts are regular in outline with long straight beaches; and shallows are common in the seas that wash them.
The island is of volcanic origin; the only signs of upheaval are raised limestone beaches in the extreme N.
How 'bout we go watch "Beaches" now.
There is evidence that Ungava, like the rest of Labrador, has risen several hundred feet since the Ice Age, marine beaches being found up to 700 ft.
In post-Glacial times, a subsidence admitted the sea into the Lagan valley and across the eastern shore in several places; but elevation, in the days of early human occupation, brought these last marine deposits to light, and raised the beaches and shore-terraces some 10 to 20 ft.
Raised beaches are frequently to be traced.
Numerous raised beaches and terraces, containing shells of marine mollusca, &c., occur along the whole coast of Greenland, and indicate that the whole of this large island has been raised, or the sea has sunk, in post-glacial times, after the inland ice covered its now icebare outskirts.
The sea-face is generally overhanging cliff, but in a few places are sandy beaches and low sandhills.
We can ride him along the beaches together all day.
Then the troops along the front were quietly withdrawn in successive groups, the fine weather continuing to the end and work at the beaches proceeding without a hitch.
Finally the parties still in the trenches slipped away, and when dawn broke the Turks, who had first ascertained that something unusual was afoot from the explosion of a vast mine in the Anzac area, and from conflagrations on the beaches where the few stores to be abandoned were being destroyed, discovered that the invaders were gone.
The Upper Devonian was a period of marine retreat; the crustal disturbances of the Lower Devonian were renewed and great quartz-pebble beaches were formed on the rising shore lines, producing the West Coast Range conglomerates of Tasmania, and the similar rocks to the south-east of Mansfield in Victoria.
The enemy's guns gave a good deal of trouble at the beaches, and caused many casualties.
In Rio Grande do Sul, where two large lakes have been created by uplifted sand beaches, the coastal plain widens greatly, and is merged in an extensive open, rolling grassy plain, traversed by ridges of low hills (cuchillas), similar to the neighbouring republic of Uruguay.
A peculiar feature of the hydrography of Tamaulipas is the series of coastal lagoons formed by the building of new beaches across the indentations of the coast.
The beaches and lower lands are covered with a dense growth of tussock grass (Spartina arundinacea), 8 to 10 ft.
Within these bays are beaches of white sand, called praias, such as the Praia da Icarahy, Praia das Flechas and Praia Grande, upon which face low tile-covered residences surrounded with gardens.
Florida is a great area to visit with its tropical climate and endless beaches.
At the eastern extremity of the Coastal Plain Region an outer coast line is formed by a chain of long narrow barrier beaches from which project capes Hatteras, Lookout and Fear, whose outlying shoals are known for their dangers to navigation.
The beach reservations of the metropolitan park system at Revere and Nantasket, and several smaller city beaches are a special feature of this service.
Two possible eventualities had especially to be feared - the sea might get up, or a heavy bombardment of the beaches might be instituted by the Turks while the final evacuation was in progress.
and S.W., and as the hours passed the situation at the beaches became disquieting.
guns could have been turned on to the beaches, of which the range was exactly known, and embarkation, impeded as it was by the rough water, could hardly have been carried out without many casualties.
The township, heavily wooded in parts, and with picturesque shores alternating between rocky headlands and sandy beaches, stretches for several miles along the coast between Beverly on the west and Gloucester on the east.
But in the " Drift " maps many other types of deposit are indicated, such, for instance, as the ordinary modern alluvium of rivers, and the older river terraces (River-drift of various ages), including gravels, brickearth and loam; old raised sea beaches and blown-sand (Aeolian-drift); the " Head " of Cornwall and Devon, an angular detritus consisting of stones with clay or loam; clay-with-flints, rainwash (landwash), scree and talus; the " Warp," a marine and estuarine silt and clay of the Humber; and also beds of peat and diatomite.
The existence of ancient lacustrine beaches, upheaved between the two basins by volcanic agencies or left dry by some enlargement of the San Juan outfall, and a consequent subsidence of the water-level, seems to indicate that the lakes were formerly united.
It has long been known that the whole Red Sea area is undergoing gradual elevation, and much has been done in recent years in investigating the levels of raised beaches found in different localities., In the northern part, down to almost 19° N., the prevailing winds are north and north-west.
Its chief attractions as a watering-place are its picturesque appearance and surroundings, its extensive antiquarian remains, its mild climate and its two excellent beaches known as the North and South Sands.
On both the east and the west coast the islands are thickly wooded, but whereas the former are surrounded by beautiful sands and beaches, the latter are fringed by mangrove-swamps.
Embarkation operations were carried on almost entirely at " V " and " W " beaches, at both of which there were provisional breakwaters in existence furnishing some shelter when there was an onshore breeze.
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Additional infantry was got ashore at " W " and " X " beaches, the first elements of the French division began disembarking at " V " beach in the afternoon, and before evening touch had been gained with the battalion that had made good at " S " beach.
The state controls and largely maintains two beaches magnificently equipped near the city.
It is supplied by the tidaland wind-formed currents, which are drifting sand from the Long Island and New Jersey coasts, extending the barrier beaches, such as Sandy Hook, out across the entrance to New York Bay.
A strange visitor, the frost-fish, never seen at sea, is picked up stranded on sandy beaches in cold weather, and is prized by epicures.
At Larne, Greenore and in the neck between Howth and Dublin, these raised beaches remain conspicuous.
Wallace found recent beaches 16 feet above the existing level.
It is formed of raised beaches and sea-beds, ranging from the Pliocene period downwards, and resting on Upper Eocene sandstone.
He turned away, hands on hips as he surveyed the distant beaches.
The coastal plain is also intersected by lagoons, lakes and inland channels formed by uplifted beaches.
tracaxa, is still more highly esteemed for its flesh, but it is smaller and deposits fewer eggs in the sandy river beaches.
of Gaba Tepe, where there are extensive beaches.
The work of removing stores, war material, animals and personnel was to be carried out on successive nights, the fighting force ashore was to be gradually reduced, the front line of trenches was to be held up till the very last - the final night being fixed provisionally for the 8th-9th - and the detachments vacating it were to hurry straight off to the beaches.
There are a good many buildings, shops, pleasure grounds, a handsome military parade and exquisite beaches.
The carses of the Forth extend seawards as far as Bo'ness and consist chiefly of raised beaches.
About one-eighth of the area consists of tidal marsh, lying chiefly between the long sandy ridges or barrier beaches of the Atlantic coast and the mainland.
The waters between these beaches and the mainland are gradually filling with sediment and changing into tidal marsh.
Still another class, and the most clearly marked of all, is the flora of the beaches, salt marshes and meadows.
As the heat is thus made less oppressive along the coast, the beaches of New Jersey have rapidly built up with towns and cities that have become popular summer resorts - among the best known of these are Long Branch, Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Atlantic City (also a winter resort) and Cape May.
Raised beaches on the coast show that there has been a considerable elevation of the sea-bed.
The largest class, perhaps, is that formed by the astonishing number of water-fowl which throng the shallow lagoons and river beaches at certain seasons of the year.
There are found strikingly developed marine terraces of gravel, shore lines and surf beaches marked on the solid rock.
Hence on beaches and in rivers, such as those of the southeast of England, flint pebbles exist in vast numbers.
abundant with wildlife, white sand beaches, culture and history.
One of the best Malaga beaches is to the east at Playa de las acacias.
Deposits of more recent times include river alluvium, blown sand and modern beaches.
amenity sandy beaches, facing south into the sun, are only part of the town's leisure amenities.
These fans, or boulder aprons, eventually broke down sufficiently to allow supply to beaches to the east.
aquamarine sea laps the white, palm-fringed beaches of Varadero and offshore Cayos Largo and Coco.
This huge armada was divided into two naval task forces and five assault forces, on for each of the main landing beaches.
D-Day: On June 6 1944, the largest armada in history launched an assault on the Normandy beaches.
Campaigners from both charities visited four beaches in Cornwall, and handed out free portable ashtrays.
bask on the beautiful beaches.
There are colorful temples, scenic national parks, cool mountain resorts and deserted sandy beaches.
Lagos boasts some superb beaches within walking distance of Lagos town center.
In close proximity are Bossiney Cove and Trebarwith Strand, both are ideal bathing and surfing beaches.
Margate The town of Margate is a typical English seaside resort with golden sand beaches.
Less than five miles from the coast - several beautiful beaches to choose from.
A large, traditional Spanish house, 2 miles to unspoiled beaches.
Keep an eye out, too, for the green turtles that come to lay their eggs on Redang's pristine beaches.
From air to Zog's Cornwall surfing beaches Listing of top surf beaches in Cornwall.
Relax on the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.
The common Mussel is the most common bivalve in Cornwall forming extensive beds on exposed rocky beaches.
blessed with several good beaches, some developed, some still isolated.
bowhead whales, line the beaches, most of them over five hundred years old.
braceing the day, enjoy bracing walks along the nearby beaches, framed by dramatic peaks.
caressed by sea breezes, it offers post card views of sandy white beaches fringed with swaying palms.
bring to mind lazy days on Greek beaches.
bustle Oman is a stunning contrast of deserts, mountains, beaches with all the comforts of a bustling, modern metropolis.
carnage on a grand scale on Turkish beaches but it didnt happen.
From Berwick the trail meanders along beaches of golden sand to the tidal causeway linking Holy Island with the mainland.
chairman ed port authority some winter chill for music of a. From pristine beaches devil's island french.
clastic barrier beaches along the Start and Torbay coastlines over approximately the same timeframe.
Some of the best beaches on the east coast are within one hour: this is a very pretty drive through the hills.
Javea boasts a coastline made up of striking cliffs, coves, & sandy beaches.
coastline with rugged cliffs are scores of dazzling white sand beaches.
coastline with long sandy beaches broken up by low hills running down to the sea.
cod caught on these beaches come from The Memorial.
Beaches - some will produce codling and whiting but mainly catches of coalfish and bass, usually on the small side.
concealed behind the walls is a bustling harbor town packed full of places to visit from historical forts to beautiful sandy beaches.
Virgin Cayo Guillermo beaches still offer a true sense of tranquility and romance, making Cayo Guillermo holidays a favorite with honeymoon couples.
cove beaches lie within easy reach.
Mix of long sandy beaches, high cliffs and smugglers coves.
Habitat grows in rock crevices, rocky shores, shingle beaches.
With its gently shelving beaches and a warm air currents, the Algarve has drawn visitors to its sun-drenched shores for years.
cuttlefish bones have also started washing up on west coast beaches in large numbers.
D-day beaches, they had been hit by friendly fire and American planes killed his comrades.
deception operation pointing to an attack on Calais also helped to keep the German focus away from the Normandy beaches.
Staff continued to monitor the loss of sand and exposure of prehistoric peat deposits on the Gower beaches.
Combine this with its milder climate and a plethora of excellent beaches and you have the UK's premier surf destination.
On the beaches, they had to use their motorized dinghy to bring the troops out.
Beaches, water sports, golf, skiing, whiskey distillery, wild life park with wolves, museum nearby.
Limited littoral drift is reported on beaches between the rivers Hamble and Itchen, with a drift divergence between Victoria Park and Hamble Common.
dotted with discreet coves and some of the finest beaches in the Caribbean, many of which are totally undeveloped.
Some artists evoke images of warm sun drenched beaches; Wolf draws a picture of gray windswept coastlines.
Between the beaches and Lake St. Lucia are some of the world's highest vegetated dunes as well as swamp and sand forest.
Walks, hiking trails and jeep excursions enable visitors to explore marshes and wetlands, coastal dunes, isolated mountain peaks and Atlantic beaches.
erosion of the cliffs produces large blocks of sandstone that litter the beaches at the foot of the cliffs.
The beaches of Orange County perfectly exemplify the California attitude of fun in the sun!
fabulous beaches or take a diving lesson.
flanked by a promenade the beaches are all pretty deep & sun beds are available in most places.
Southern CA beaches may have " June Gloom " which means coastal fog most mornings, I cannot speak for the beaches further north.
Learn about all the world's oceans, as well as rainforest, tropical freshwater, seashores and beaches.
White sand beaches fringed with palms house 14 spacious beach bungalows.
It is the time when you most crave warm beaches and tropical fruit, and yet are least likely to get them.
We will visit enormous penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals and observe southern elephant seals wallowing in mud pools.
Glorious tropical weather and palm-fringed beaches hold the promise of the ultimate island getaway.
You will meet very few other walkers as you explore remote glens and mountains, sparkling lochs, isolated islands and beaches.
She is said to take wild goats to the beaches of Skye where they feed on seaweed.
golden sand beaches.
The terrain changed with the broad green levels around the cobbled pavements of the raised beaches alive with nesting gulls.
Some even have private sections of Devon beaches, as well as on-site gyms and family bars and restaurants.
The two western beaches are separated by a headland, in a generally rural area.
hideaway crystal-clear beaches.
The previous night both KEP and Bird Island had abnormally high tides with water reaching the buildings on both beaches.
Down By The Sea: As the weather hots up it's time to explore Britain's beaches.
indented with coves and the warm turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea lap the beaches.
Our route follows the coast along isolated golden beaches, fjord-like inlets and coastal hills thick with native rainforest.
Pangkor island A lovely tropical offshore island, Pangkor is known for its fine beaches of white sand.
Providenciales, home to Beaches, is the shining jewel in this exotic chain of isles.
Try the wooden sailing ketch from Cala Gonone to the fabulous sea caves and beaches nearby.
The Golden Coast stretches 3,480 kilometers north and contains some of the world's most beautiful beaches.
kilometers of beautiful golden beaches.
Some went on trips to the Blue Mountains, others to beaches, whilst some cuddled koalas.
While the Mar Menor salt-water sea lagoon with its superb beaches, salt marshes and islands is only slightly further afield.
Its historical claim to fame is being involved in the D-day landings of American troops on to the Normandy beaches in 1944.
Kent beaches suffer from all the usual form of litter but the area is also a major shipping lane.
Beginning in mid February the giant leatherbacks make their way across the Caribbean to the brown sand beaches.
Location name Funchal Sun & Sand The coastline is rocky and Funchal compensates for its lack of beaches with a seafront lido.
lookout towers on the Phuket beaches to warn of the approach of any big waves.
lover's Paradise, the only problem Newquay provides is choosing which of its fine eleven beaches to go to.
low-key ceremony on the beaches of the US Virgin Islands.
low-key resorts with good beaches on this part of the Crete coast like Gerani and Maleme.
The setting is superb, with four bathing beaches and a bustling waterfront marina.
Denia has a famous 12th century hilltop castle, fine beaches and a lively marina.
By these standards, the area's beaches and restaurants may seem mediocre.
Beaches, excursions, coastal lanes, fishing, co-operative maritime and wholesale fish merchants.
Lewis has mile after mile of empty golden beaches, two of which are only 100 yards from your own back door.
Walks on Harris Harris is an excellent island for a variety of walks - hills, beaches, machair, rocky moonscape.
Ride across the windswept moors, or gallop along the beaches for an exhilarating experience.
Golf, walking, beaches, historic sights and of course Edinburgh are all nearby.
Valencia has stunning beaches and a magnificent selection of food including paella, fish and stew.
Caressed by sea breezes, it offers post card views of sandy white beaches fringed with swaying palms.
With dramatic hills and sandy beaches, rolling pastureland and ancient woodlands, Pembrokeshire has much to offer. instant, confirmed, online booking!
pebble beaches where the fierce action of the waves creates a desert where hardly any life is present, the anemone is absent.
pebbly beaches, many of which can only be reached by sea.
Nearby are several beaches where you may find yourself whale watching from the shore or sharing your towel with a jackass penguin.
physical geography of the country offers the tourist everything from beaches to rivers to forests to mountains.
The beaches there are an ideal spot for a seaside picnic where children can play safely.
picture-perfect beaches, see intriguing coastal towns and sleepy little harbors.
pleasant level walk to the beaches.
pristine sandy beaches... of some prime beach time.
The beach at Playa Blanca is divided into at least four separate Playa Blanca beaches with pleasant seafront promenades.
Choose between deserted coastal marshes or promenades and candy-floss, seaside picnics or cozy riverside pubs, and shingle beaches with exhilarating views.
quartzite boulder beaches lie stranded up to 50M above the current sea level.
Sun & Sand Sun worshippers who want duvet soft beaches within easy reach will be spoilt with the endless shores of the Algarve.
refraction analysis should then be undertaken to determine the specific climates for the selected beaches.
relax on the fabulous beaches or take a diving lesson.
renovated townhouse in superb location minutes from the Festival, beaches and shops of Cannes.
These Goa beaches can be reached on foot or by bicycle, and plenty of busses taxis and motor rickshaws run along the coast.
Rovinj is a beautiful little town with a spectacular coastline which is a nightmare for children since the beaches are so litter ridden.
rookerybly visit vast penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals or observe wallowing southern elephant seals.
rookeryll visit enormous penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals and observe southern elephant seals wallowing in mud pools.
rugged cliffs are scores of dazzling white sand beaches.
Media attention was at it peak in 1983 when radioactive ruthenium was allowed out to sea and washed back onto the holiday beaches.
Beaches of soft white sand fringed by palms lead to the Indian Ocean.
sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.
sapphire sea on the eastern side contrasts with the famous windsurfing beaches on the western side of the island.
schooner cruise visiting the beaches and islands of Parati bay.
Initially I would stay in the Liberia area and plan to do some scuba diving inasmuch as the beaches are close to Liberia.
Close to both the bustling town center and the sparkling blue sea with fine sandy beaches.
We will visit enormous penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by antarctic fur seals and observe southern elephant seals wallowing in mud pools.
Atlantic fringe benefits The famous white beaches of the Uists are made up of crushed seashells.
Paignton Beaches Paignton is a prime English Riviera family seaside resort with a choice of great beaches.
secluded beaches along both the North and East coasts amid some of the finest coastal scenery in Britain.
Like the beaches, our sunsets over the horizon are simply sensational.
shingle beaches are made, is formed by wave action in the general process of coastal erosion.
smouldergua boasts Caribbean islands, 19 smoldering volcanoes and beautiful, unspoiled beaches.
snorkel in the turquoise waters, relax on white sandy beaches.
soak up the rays in idyllic beaches on Zanzibar or on the shores of Lake Malawi.
This long stretch of coastline has lots of little beaches, which means you may be able to find a bit of quiet solitude.
An all-round holiday destination, Miami combines big city sophistication with seductive beaches.
One of the unique features of the hotel is the shallow sand spit which connects The Retreat to the beautiful beaches on the island.
striking distance of excellent beaches.
superb beaches within walking distance of Lagos town center.
surfing beaches in Britain.. .
The beaches are backed by gently swaying palm trees.
topless on beaches?
Tip - Cannes Antibes and Nice beaches permit topless tanning which is why so many film stars and model girls love the French Riviera.
Plus an imposing castle towering above wide sandy beaches.
It is best known for assisting the allied troops to Gold and Juno beaches on the morning of D-Day in June 6, 1944.
The beaches are beautiful white sand and the sea a deep turquoise, calm and very inviting.
turquoise waters, relax on white sandy beaches.
TV air conditioning Coast/Beach On edge of sea with sandy beaches.
Never mind the resorts: there are hundreds of miles of untouched white sand beaches that remain unconnected by road.
Watch your children on the beaches, there are some strong undertows.
Hawaii honeymoon vacations could take you to a miracle trip to the most enchanting beaches of Hawaii.
In Portugal, glorious views, gardens and pools, sumptuous modern villas with access to superb sports facilities and beautiful beaches.
We are ideally situated, a short pleasant level walk to the beaches.
Possibly visit vast penguin rookeries, land on beaches ruled by Antarctic fur seals or observe wallowing southern elephant seals.
One of the main predators are dog whelks which can be common on beaches with mussel beds.
Beaches The south coast is home to beautiful beaches, with waves and excellent windsurfing at Silver Sands.
Today it is known for its magnificent beaches and renowned watersports, providing some of the best windsurfing and surfing in the UK.
wind-swept beaches and marshes.
People collect winkles from the local beaches and then sell them on to shellfish suppliers.
They discovered an ecological wonderland Just how safe are our beaches?
The Prussian and Dutch governments annually expend large sums for the protection of the islands, and in some cases the erosion on the seaward side is counterbalanced by the accretion of land on the inner side, fine sandy beaches being formed well suited for sea-bathing, which attracts many visitors in summer.
The last detachments to quit the trenches moved off simultaneously all along the front at 1 r :45 P.M., without the enemy noticing their departure, and they were embarked successfully at " V " and " W " beaches according to schedule in spite of the heavy seas.
It has long been known that the whole Red Sea area is undergoing gradual elevation, and much has been done in recent years in investigating the levels of raised beaches found in different localities., In the northern part, down to almost 19Ã‚° N., the prevailing winds are north and north-west.
Large quartzite boulder beaches lie stranded up to 50M above the current sea level.
A shoaling and refraction analysis should then be undertaken to determine the specific climates for the selected beaches.
SOLD SOLD SOLD Le Suquet, Cannes: Architect renovated townhouse in superb location minutes from the Festival, beaches and shops of Cannes.
In the Second World War, these flat beaches enabled small ships from England to evacuate retreating troops in 1940.
Mediterranean beaches, sangria in the sun and paella by the plateful.
The calm, clear, sapphire sea on the eastern side contrasts with the famous windsurfing beaches on the western side of the island.
Day 8 A five-hour optional schooner cruise visiting the beaches and islands of Parati bay.
Travel to the exotic location of Thailand for its tropical white sandy beaches and top scuba diving locations.
There are many secluded beaches along both the North and East coasts amid some of the finest coastal scenery in Britain.
The WHO asserts a high health risk at beaches impacted by crude sewage discharges.
They can also be found on shingle beaches and on rocky shores that shelve gradually into the water allowing easy access.
The pebbles, from which shingle beaches are made, is formed by wave action in the general process of coastal erosion.
Away from the bustling crowds on the main beaches you can enjoy a slower pace.
Nicaragua boasts Caribbean islands, 19 smoldering volcanoes and beautiful, unspoiled beaches.
By the time the scooter boys were doing battle with Rockers on the beaches, the elite were sneering down from another position.
Swim & snorkel in the turquoise waters, relax on white sandy beaches.
Soak up the rays in idyllic beaches on Zanzibar or on the shores of Lake Malawi.
The fabulous sandy beaches, with spectacular sandstone cliffs to the west, cover the length of the Algarve.
Beaches The beach is the area between the lowest spring tide level and the point reached by the storm waves in the highest tides.
Comfortable lodge in the heart of Cornwall within easy striking distance of excellent beaches.
SW Wales has some of the finest surfing beaches in Britain...
Amusement parks, beaches, county fairs are just a few examples of possible events for great tailgate parties.
Imagine sunny days, blue skies and sandy beaches lined with coconut palms and tangerine trees.
The walk takes you across stony beaches and over a series of cliffs teeming with birdlife.
And we wo n't be on the beaches and on the streets with our tommy guns.
Q Is it OK for women to go topless on beaches?
It is best known for assisting the Allied troops to Gold and Juno beaches on the morning of D-Day in June 6, 1944.
Between the beaches and Lake St Lucia are some of the world 's highest vegetated dunes as well as swamp and sand forest.
Alternatively a drive north along the coast brings you to sandy beaches and ancient castles under wide-open skies.
Find nature in its purest form along the wind-swept beaches and marshes.
Bike rental companies located at resorts, beaches or tourist areas.
If you've been looking for an excuse to get away to a warmer climate, visit the Florida beaches or just shop in a city that isn't your own, Stay and Shop packages are available through the outlet mall's affiliate hotels.
Some recycled glass is broken down to grains and used as sand on depleted beaches, according to Earth 911.
Beautiful weather, beautiful beaches, and Southern hospitality - Wilmington, North Carolina has it all, and interior design in Wilmington, North Carolina incorporates all of the wonderful elements that give this place its charm.
All beaches, whether they border an ocean, lake or sea, are the picture of rest and relaxation.
Beaches are simple and beautiful wide-open spaces.
Pottery Barn offers choices ranging from the stark white of their Decorator's White paint to the softer, yellow tinged shades of Sandy Beaches and Mascarpone.
Nautical themes dominate the selection: prints of anchors, ships and beaches, seashell frames for mirrors and artwork, and a color scheme of soft pastel blues and greens.
While Second Life contains familiar environments like Paris or New York or other recognized cities, you can visit other destinations like historical places, beaches, fantasy and sci-fi spots, pirate themes and much more.
Home to Hollywood and multiple world renowned beaches, it makes sense that part of California culture tends toward looking and feeling good.
While California might be better known for it's beaches than it's mountain slopes, there are still almost 30 different ski resorts to choose from, all up and down the eastern side of the state.
Be careful with this idea, however, as even if you live in a coastal city with a beach, you may still find that beaches have curfews.
Beaches: Look for a dress without a train.
Personal websites are great for those who have planned a destination wedding, as they can include maps and links of hotels and motels, tourist attractions, restaurants and beaches.
If you need some help, Modern Bride online has a brand-new "The World's 50 Best Honeymoons" list for 2005, organized into categories, such as overall excellence, affordability, romance, adventure, beaches and culture.
Sandals boasts 12 romantic couples-only resorts on the exotic beaches of the Caribbean, in Antigua, St. Lucia, Jamaica and The Bahamas.
The lure of sun and sand make areas with beaches and warm climates perpetual favorites for honeymooners.
Mexico: Beautiful beaches, water sports, horseback riding, golf, lively nightlife, cultural and archeological explorations and much more are available.
Puerto-Rico: In addition to beaches and range of activities in romantic Puerto Rico, many honeymooners are enticed by opportunities to experience the rainforest firsthand.
With the promise of unspoiled beaches, turquoise waters, and lush tropical beauty, it's no wonder a Tahiti honeymoon is such a popular choice.
You can found out which are the best beaches for snorkeling, swimming, and surfing, too.
Big Island-The Big Island has the world's largest, active volcano and a variety of land forms, from large beaches to lava fields and historic sites.
Its tropical gardens and famous white sand beaches make it a true honeymooners' paradise.
Many couples interested in beach weddings wonder why they should venture as far as the Caribbean - there are many attractive beaches in the United States, after all.
Many mainland beaches, however, are not as well kept as those in the Caribbean, which often serve as primary tourist attractions.
While the most popular Caribbean beaches are out of the regular paths of major storms, it is wise to consider wedding insurance in case Mother Nature has other plans for your special day.
Nearly all the islands of the Caribbean offer a range of beautiful beaches for exotic weddings.
Cancun: White beaches and Mexican flair make any celebration a fiesta.
The island is home to dozens of picturesque beaches, dramatic cliffs, peaceful lagoons, artistic gardens, and other settings that can make any wedding magical in an instant.
Different beaches offer different facilities and amenities, and there are several factors a couple should consider before selecting the wedding location.
Popularity. Larger beaches that offer more services are also more likely to be crowded, perhaps even with additional weddings.
Couples who want a private ceremony should consider smaller, less popular beaches.
Terrain. Not all beaches are alike on Oahu.
Facilities. Some beaches offer restrooms, covered pavilions, picnic areas, drinking fountains, and other amenities for guests to use.
Access. Some beaches are just minutes from Honolulu and major roads, while others may be difficult to find, particularly if guests will be driving to the site.
Some beaches are free to use and others require minimal fees, while some have hefty usage fees depending on the size and nature of the wedding.
Location: Many summer weddings are at lovely outdoor locations such as gardens or beaches.
Outdoor locations can vary widely, from beaches to botanical gardens to parks to backyards.
Even warm sunny beaches have a few chilly nights or rainy afternoons, so having a tent rented will provide a hideaway from Mother Nature and party crashers who are vacationing at the beach.
Getting married on the beaches of Alabama is a special time, as is anywhere you choose to have your nuptials.
However, planning requires a little additional work, as few beaches come equipped with dance floors, tables, chairs, and other essentials.
Before booking the rentals, double check to make sure tables and chairs are allowed on the beach, as some beaches may prohibit these items on the sand.
If you can't spend a lot, you can coordinate your wedding yourself on certain beaches.
Southern California contains large stretches of beaches, and from Orange County to San Diego there are plenty of gorgeous locations.
Scenic Location: Vineyards, parks, and beaches offer beautiful backdrops for a wedding without a lot of fuss.
A popular destination for winter weddings is the beaches of the Caribbean.
Set aside a weekend to visit the beaches to see if there is one that appeals to you and your partner.
Popular places include beaches, fields, deserts/jungles (exotic locales), alleyways, and rooftops.
The sandy beaches, clear blue water and warm sunny days are a draw for many couples who want a destination wedding but do not want to travel abroad.
Some beaches are privately owned so it is important to pay attention any signs posted that say "Private."
Visit Maui beaches online or through a booking agent if you are unable to personally check out potential beaches.
Popular beaches in Maui are Big Beach, Ahihi Kinau Bay, Black Sand Beach, Changs Beach, Hamoa Beach and Keawakpu Beach.
You can almost hear the ocean's roar and the steel drums lilting when you see some of the island themed designs of palm trees, white sandy beaches and crystal blue oceans.
If so, you can go for a more tranquil look, with scenes featuring oceans, palm trees, and quiet beaches.
I've taken hundreds and hundreds of great pictures at some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and I was always afraid a wave would grab me, pull me out and I would drown!
Maybe Brooke will have to leave the coastal waters and beaches of the "Sunshine State" for the Great Plains and farms of the "Cornhusker State."
The school is also known for its location. 20 miles of beaches right near the school make it a popular destination for students looking for a good time.
Whenever possible, mainstream cruise lines also try to incorporate stops at their own private islands where cruisers can luxuriate in less crowded beaches and limited island culture.
Whether you are interested in sun-drenched beaches, vibrant tropical reefs, exclusive shopping, or unique cultural venues, western Caribbean cruises offer something for every passenger.
The vast majority of cruises occur in the Caribbean, with its white sand beaches, majestic turquoise waters, and lush tropical islands.
Golf trips, beaches, and snorkeling are other popular excursions.
Outside of Old San Juan, the two Hyatt Resorts, the Dorado Beach and the Cerromar Beach Resort offer a myriad of watersports, restaurants, and activities alongside one of the best beaches on the island.
Aruba: With superb beaches offering numerous watersports around the island, Aruba is a friendly and active port to visit.
Barbados: Pink and white sand beaches make this a romantic destination, while snorkeling with sea turtles, visiting a rum distillery, and numerous cave and horseback tours offer ample opportunity for more active pursuits.
When you book this cruise, you will have the choice of two tour destinations: the private reserve of Punta Coral or the sandy beaches of Costa Rica's famous Tortuga Island.
The Baja California peninsula is a diverse Mexican oasis with towering mountains, tropical forests, oceanfront deserts, and of course some of the most fabulous beaches in Mexico.
Though the beaches are exquisite and the scenery is spectacular, a visit to this region is a journey into the heart and soul of Mexico.
Beaches: The beautiful beaches of Ensenada are a perfect place for enjoying a day in the sun.
Sport fishing, golfing, fantastic beaches, off road tours, and water sports are among the most popular activities in Cabo.
The scuba diving in Cozumel is among the best on the planet, the beaches are diverse and beautiful, and the snorkeling is phenomenal.
Playa del Carmen: Playa del Carmen offers spectacular beaches and is conveniently located close to many amazing archeological ruin sites.
Cozumel, on the coast of Mexico is a fantastic location for its beautiful beaches and upscale living.
Baja Mexico offers great dining, shopping and exquisite beaches; book a 3 night cruise leaving from Los Angeles and enjoy this weekend getaway.
With its cobalt blue waters, powder soft sand beaches, and gorgeous weather, it's no wonder so many cruise lines make the chain of islands a must-see port of call.
Not only does it boast miles of sun-drenched beaches, volcanoes and tropical forests, but the Caribbean also possesses a rich history and unique cultural diversity.
In addition, the cruise offers special swinger parties and other "sexploration" events onboard and ashore private beaches.
Seafood Shack: Reminiscent of the small dives situated near many beaches, this restaurant serves fish sandwiches, fried shrimp and soup.
Within these ancient lands, you will discover everything from beaches to villages, high-end shopping, market shopping, major attractions and museums.
Cabins fill fast, so if you want to view the Aloha State's rugged emerald-colored cliffs, cascading waterfalls and magnificent sandy beaches from a balconied cabin, then be prepared to book early.
It includes fjords, beaches, lagoons and, believe it or not, rain forests.
Here, you'll find shopping, beaches, culture, mountains, rainforest, fine dining, and more.
The beaches are clean and the nightlife rocks.
The beaches are ideal during this time of the year and swimming is permitted.
Nassau's beautiful beaches, clear water and incredible sunshine will make it a holiday to remember.
With its gorgeous beaches, sun-filled days and cobalt blue waters, a Mexican voyage can melt away stresses of everyday life.
It offers white sand beaches, clean water and coral reefs.
In addition, last minute cruises on Disney are not limited exclusively to the Bahamas, where the company owns Castaway Cay, a private island where passengers can frolic on white, sugar sand beaches.
Kids and their parents can visit the island's beaches or other family-friendly attractions.
Grand Bahama Island is an ideal vacation spot for families because of its beautiful beaches, kid-friendly restaurants and myriad of activities, such as swimming, kayaking, fishing, and snorkeling.
With spring here and summer around the corner, now we can be outside again and make use of our back yards, parks and beaches.
With its sandy beaches and oceanside accommodations, it is the perfect place to go and watch the Portuguese Water Dog trials.
Nudism is the practice of nonsexual social nudity, usually in mixed-sex groups, often at specially defined locations, such as nude beaches or nudist clubs.
There are a number of forms of contemporary organized nudism, each with a somewhat distinct culture: nude beaches, nudist resorts, nudist clubs, and swim-nights.
Whether you're going on a Caribbean cruise or vacationing on the beaches of Florida or some other sunny location, Torrid has swimwear designed to help you look your best with fabrics that help lift and accentuate your curves.
Through the years the fabulous styles of the Slimsuit have been worn by women at pools and beaches all over the world.
Although certain beach safety issues are common to all types of beaches, there are specific safety concerns depending on the type of beach you visit.
Named as a top place to retire by CNN Money, Holland, MI offers beaches, parks, festivals and farmers' markets.
The white sand beaches provide endless opportunities for walking, collecting seashells and splashing in the surf.
Beaches and golf courses abound and those looking for the outdoor life will love Ft. Myers' sunny year-round climate.
Aruba: An island located in the Caribbean with beautiful pristine beaches, Aruba can be a touch of paradise for retirees who have the funds to move there.
It is also a beautiful country filled with tropical rainforests, beaches, and a diverse range of birds and plants.
You could have a luxurious lifestyle, including maid service, a large home, and beaches in your backyard for a low cost.
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Shady white sand beaches for a relaxing day of sunbathing.
Both this neighborhood and the modern-day resort are surrounded by beaches, and are also home to KeySpan Park which hosts the Brooklyn Cyclones' minor league baseball games.
These troubled young people single handedly destroyed a once booming industry, and families began to stay on the coastlines of the beaches rather than take a risk on the rides and concessions found in a now dangerous part of New York.
Tournament mode is where you progress through matches in different cities and on different beaches to see who's the number one team.
However, please heed local ordinances that may restrict alcoholic consumption in public areas, parks and beaches.
Sonoma County is a diverse region with beaches, parks, golf, bicycling, hiking, shopping, and antiquing.
Sandy beaches, great weather and Santa Barbara wineries are among the great things this beautiful city has to offer.
If you're looking for job in a location that offers a warm climate and sandy beaches, you may want to investigate job opportunities in Greece.
Additionally people willing to walk the beaches and pick up tar balls and clean up oil that finds its way to land.
California isn't just beaches and warm weather - you can find a number of camps in the mountains or desert, so you don't want to commit to a camp in a location that's different than what you hoped for.
The laid-back lifestyle, sunny beaches, and lack of personal income tax still make Florida an attractive destination for relocating.
It's getting close to that time of year where summer resorts and sandy beaches plague your mind, but have you taken a moment to examine the who's who and what's what in 2007 swimwear?
Rio has the largest urban park in the world so I love to hike in the woods, walk to waterfalls and go to some of the more remote beaches.
The beaches in Australia are beautiful and scenic and Australian swimwear is no exception.
Some Scandinavian countries have a clothing optional policy at all beaches, and European countries tend to be more tolerant of nudity overall.
However, nude beaches, referred to as naturist beaches by those who frequent them, are usually remote.
In fact, most clothing-optional beaches forbid cameras altogether.
While a number of naturist and clothing-optional beaches are family friendly, you should always keep your toddler well-wrapped in waterproof diapers.
Moreover, the water at many beaches will not be as clean as you'd like, and this can be very bad for a little one's absorbent skin.
Since these beaches are kept so clean, you can enjoy the sand, air and water in a way you can't on most beaches.
Many pools and beaches offer facilities to change, shower, and use the restroom, and though they are convenient, these places are great harbingers for bacteria and fungus.
Malibu Strings prefers natural photography on public beaches.
If this is your idea of the typical bikini contest, you're not alone in your thinking, but beaches aren't the only venue for bikini contests.
This is definitely the case with the paint-on swimwear phenomenon, which has graced magazine covers, pictorials, sandy beaches and the occasional red carpet or two.
For those of us who have spent most of our swim time on the fairly conservative beaches of North America, a trip to South America can result in beach culture shock.
The swimsuits shown in the gallery below are just a sampling of what you'll see on the beaches of Brazil.
After size, the second most striking feature of Brazilian bikinis are the wonderful colors and patterns of the materials used that serve as the perfect complement for all those rich golden tans so prized on South American beaches.
Brazilian tangas are very popular on beaches all over the world.
You'll be eating nothing but non-fat yogurt for weeks to come while vehemently avoiding the beaches.
Today, more women are learning crafts again and so hand-crocheted bikinis, tankinis and one-pieces are hitting the beaches in style.
This swath of the US is also known for its fantastically sunny, beautiful beaches where attractive men and women shed their daily uniforms of jeans and T-shirts for the freedom of bikinis and board shorts.
The Brazilian bikini is a product of the sun-drenched beaches of South America where tanning is serious business.
The opposite - a bikini top worn without a bottom - has yet to find general social acceptance anywhere outside naturist beaches, where it is occasionally worn either for comfort or to make a personal statement.
An extreme bikini can come in different styles for the ultimate in a sexy swim look, but offers the most minimal coverage and won't be allowed at most public pools and beaches.
Since these bikinis nearly show everything, they can also be worn at beaches that allow public nudity.
The bikini is the most practical in that you can easily swim in it and most of them can be worn on all beaches.
For example, the thong became very popular in the lingerie industry, and although its popularity never quite carried over to US beaches, it's a staple of South American and European swimwear.
A portion of each sale goes to helping the foundation in its work to protect and promote the world's beaches so that they might be enjoyed for years to come.
These suits are so provocative that they are banned on many North American beaches, yet they are standard swimwear in the southern hemisphere.
With their loose, easy fit and quick-drying fabric, it's no wonder that board shorts have become such a common sight on beaches around the world.
However, these suits quickly jumped the line, and soon guys in speedos were strutting their barely concealed "stuff" on beaches across Europe as well as North and South America.
Some public beaches and pools now consider speedos the men's equivalent of women's racy bikinis, and require more coverage to maintain a family atmosphere for everyone.
Public pools or family-oriented beaches are not good locations to sport your bikini.
What makes a bikini illegal at some beaches?
At many beaches, a thong bikini is illegal to wear in public whereas at other beaches complete nudity is legal.
The fact there is any fabric at all on your body will be overlooked; this bikini is for wearing at private/nude beaches and hot tubs only!
As previously mentioned, you are usually limited to wearing this kind of bikini at beaches with liberal nudity laws or in the privacy of your home's whirlpool.
Many public pools, and beaches set their own standards about what is acceptable attire, and some of the more daring men's and women's suits may not be welcome at every location.
Private pools, beaches, and some of the more exclusive resorts are probably a better bet for wearing this brand of revealing swimwear.
In fact, due to their extremely skimpy and revealing nature, you will probably never see these items worn at beaches, pools, or any publicly accessible area.
However, if you do not relish an expensive tanning salon membership, and prefer to opt for a full body tan at the shores or in your backyard, your only resort is to seek out nudist beaches.
Skimpy swimsuits can also be worn on nude beaches, and they're on the list of regular purchases for male body builders and exotic dancers.
The Dietz Sunga line represents the square cut look first made famous on South America's hottest beaches.