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The Village Inn and Spa - Formerly The Rainbow Hotel, Saint Lucia

April 2nd, 2009 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

The Village Inn and Spa - Formerly The Rainbow Hotel.

Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique. Its size is 620 km² with an estimated population of 160,000. Its capital is Castries.

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde

March 20th, 2009 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Santa Maria (Portuguese for Saint Mary) is a fishing town situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal, Cape Verde. The town is the third largest in Cape Verde and is one of the few that it is larger than the the municipal capital. Santa Maria is located about 15 km south of the Amílcar Cabral International Airport, and it is the southernmost point of the road linking north to Espargos. The GDP and the living standards are one of the highest in Cape Verde.

The streets follow mostly a grid system. The urban area is near the beach. Much of the area around Santa Maria is flat, dry and sandy with no vegetation. In the 1990s the population boomed owing to tourism. Hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops are within its main streets.

South of Santa Maria is a cape featuring a lighthouse in the island's southernmost point and is accessed with an unpaved road. Another road east links to the southeasternmost point.

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Sal International Airport, Cape Verde

March 20th, 2009 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Amílcar Cabral International Airport (IATA: SID, ICAO: GVAC), also known as Sal International Airport or Amílcar Cabral Airport, is the principal international airport of Cape Verde. The airport is named after the revolutionary leader Amílcar Cabral.

It is located 2 km (1.3 miles) west-southwest from Espargos on Sal Island. Until September 2005, it was the only airport in Cape Verde to serve international flights. (Cape Verde's other international airports are near Praia on Santiago Island and on Boavista.) Another international airport is to open on the island of Sao Vicente, near the capital of Mindelo.

The airport's main runway (01/19) is 3,272m (10,734 ft) and is the longest in Cape Verde. It is used for long-haul flights. It is also one of the designated emergency landing strips for the U.S. Space Shuttle. The second runway (07/25) is 1,500m (4,921 ft) and is used by small planes. Sal is the main hub for the national airline, TACV Cabo Verde Airlines.

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Regency Plaza Resort, Nebk, Egypt

December 7th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Regency Plaza Resort Hotel in Nebk less than 30 km from Sharm el Sheikh and 100 km from Hurghada in Egypt.

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Hotel Skanes Palace, Sahhilin Maatmar, Tunisia

December 7th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Hotel Skanes Palace near Sahhilin Maatmar in Tunisia. Outdoor pool, indoor swimming pool, swimming pool with heated water.

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Crab-shaped building, Ras Matarma, Egypt

December 7th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Crab-shaped building in the village of Ras Matarma. Probably this is a hotel or hotel under construction.

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Al Nabila Grand Makadi, Hurghada, Egypt

December 6th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Al Nabila Grand Makadi - 5-star hotel in Hurghada, Egypt

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Hotel Sunrise Select Royal Makadi, Hurghada, Egypt

December 6th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

5-star hotel Sunrise Select Royal Makadi in Hurghada in Egypt. Outdoor pool, heated pool at the sandy beach, gently descending to the sea.

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