Uncommon places for a vacation – eccentric Islands
Tired and bored of the beautiful sceneries you have been seeing during your vacation days on the mainland? Why not try the rare sites you can see in visiting islands that are considered eccentric? There are many islands that can be found in different places around the world today and each of them comprises of unique characteristics that one can be astonished just by seeing it. Islands are sub- continental land that are surround by water and as of now, they are being nurtured and developed by people of great ideas and ways of attracting visitors and customers for them to stay and spend some time there. So if you are planning to have a vacation, why don’t you give it a shot in these extraordinary islands that are about to be introduced?
1 Palm Islands, Dubai
An artificial archipelago found in the coast of Dubai, Palm Islands consists of Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali which takes the form of a palm tree as the names say it. Both of the islands will accommodate a huge number of leisure, residential, and even entertainment centers that will surely fascinate lots of people around the world. These islands are both great for people wanting and craving for recreation and to those who also wants to be stressed- free from workloads and such.
This island is found off the coast of VitiLevu which is an unoccupied tiny island. It was not really noticeable by the people up until Robert Zemeckis’ film, Cast Away which starred Tom hanks in 2000. Upon the release of the said film, the island became a tourist attraction. This island is somewhat mountainous, having mainly of higher screw pines, and coconuts and also is considered one of the places on which endangered species known as Fiji Crested Iguana is found. If you ever want to be with nature and experience its beauty, just try visiting this island for a change.
3 Socotra Island, Yemen
This island contains 300 plants, six birds, and 24 reptiles that are unique to Socotra and what is the thing that makes it different from other islands? It is the dragon’s blood tree that grows in the very own islands. The tree may sound very dangerous and threatening because of its given name but do not worry, this is just an ordinary tree but has a bright red sap with its odd shape. From the tree’s very thick central trunk is a sturdy crooked branches that are fanned out into a round umbrella- shape and are crowned with palm- like leaves. Never heard of any kind of tree like that, did you? So, if you are interested in having a photo with a tree like that, go on ahead and spend your break in a place as unique as this.
4 The Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca, Peru
Home of the Uros tribe, pre-Incan people that according to legends are the owners of the lake and water is one of Peru’s oddest attractions. Although ‘floating islands’ was part of its name, this island is actually mats that are made of buoyant Totora reeds that measures 8 up to 12 feet thick. Anthropologists are still unclear of why and when the Uros tribe settled in the middle lake of Titicaca but they do believe they had migrated there during pre-Columbian period. Having an experience of standing on a floating ground sounds kind of cool, is it not? If you have nowhere in your mind to go during your vacation days, try going here in the Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca.