Wikipedia: The beach in Ipanema is well-known throughout the world. Its name is a Tupi Guarani word meaning "bad waters" as the locale is notorious for dangerous currents and few fish. Despite the capricious currents, the view and atomosphere are considered supreme. Populated with tiny-bikini clad bodies and lots of rich Brazilian youth, the beach is a symbol of pleasure and wealth. Two hills k...
This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
Since 1919, the exquisite beauty and unique challenge of Pebble Beach Golf Links has thrilled golfers and spectators alike. Pebble Beach has been the site of golf's most prestigious tournaments, including the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the 1972, '82, '92 and 2000 U.S. Open Championships.
An aerial reconnaissance picture of Omaha Beach made during D-Day (position uncertain).
Omaha Beach was the Allied codename for one of the principal landing points during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The beach is about 3.5 miles long, from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville-sur-Mer.
Orchard Beach, located in the Bronx, NY. Beach was opened in the 1920's and provides relief from summer heat to residents of the Bronx. Fireworks are fired in thew water off the beach during the 4th of July.
This is the a beach the local's use. There are no hotels here just two enormous beaches with lovely white sand. You have to pay to park (about 4 Euro) then walk a bit but worth it. Beach bars , beds etc available.
Juno Beach was one of the landing sites for Allied invaders on the coast of Normandy during D-Day. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (with the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade). Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. Both assault ...
Juno Beach was one of the five main landing sites of the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy on D-Day during World War II. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. The 3rd Canadian Division...
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