Tag: palm

  • Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam

    written by -alia- on 2010-10-24 #places
    Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam

    If the sun is shining in Amsterdam go and enjoy the Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical garden in the world. Breathe the fragrances and lose yourself with the stunning surrounding.

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  • Eastbourne

    written by lukaaus on 2011-07-07 #places
    Eastbourne

    East of Brighton is the scenic seaside town of Eastbourne. With its historic pier, Victorian town and alongside the famous Beachy Head Cliff it remains an interesting part of Sussex county.

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  • Vai Palm Beach in Crete Island

    written by dogma on 2008-10-16 #places
    Vai Palm Beach in Crete Island

    The exotic sandy beach of Vai with the unique palm trees wood in Europe is situated at a distance of 94 kilometers far from Aghios Nicolaos at the Northeast and 24 kilometers eastern to Sitia. It has been named after the word “vagia”, meaning “palm tree” or “rims of palm tree” in Greek. According to the local legend the wood had been grown from the stones of dates thrown away by Arab pirates or Phoenician merchants set ashore at the place.