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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand, is the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four season lake and alpine resort. Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s stunning scenery from nearby mountains is inspiring and revitalising. Queenstown is now known for its commerce-oriented tourism, especially adventure and ski tourism. It recently became a destination where people come from all over the world. Around 1.9 million visitors are drawn to Queenstown each year to enjoy their own unforgettable travel experience. Visitors come to experience our awe-inspiring scenery, to search for adventure, to seek out relaxation and rejuvenation, or just to breathe the pure mountain air.

Queenstown is a perfect place for adventurists. Skiing, snowboarding, jet boating, whitewater rafting, bungee jumping, mountain biking, skateboarding, tramping, parapenting, sky diving and fly fishing are all popular activities. Or, if you want something a little more relaxed, you can choose from numerous family activities, nature experiences, tours and beauty spas. Queenstown also now hosts an annual International Jazz Festival. Recent international performers include Anika Moa and Di Bird. It has a reputation for being ‘Adventure Capital of the World’. There is no way you will not enjoy this destination.
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Paragliding over Annecy, France

Paragliding is an extreme air sport in which you are overflying a certain location and experiencing various feelings along with beautiful views from the sky. On this location you are overflying a mountain, a lake, a town and a civilization. There are a lot of apartments, villas and hotels, that offer you a luxurious stay in Annecy. While enjoying your stay, you can have your own little expedition, visit some Annecy sights such as: The Palais de l’Isle, also called the “old prison”; The Château d’Annecy (Annecy Castle); The Cathedral of Saint-Pierre; The rue Sainte-Claire; The church of Saint-Maurice; The European Gardens; The Pont des Amours; The Impérial Palace, but lets get back to paragliding.

Every day you can see a bunch of colorful paraglides in the quaint lakeside mountain town of Annecy. That is because this is one of the world’s most populous destination for paragliding. Lake Annecy in the French Alps is the second largest lake in France, and offers you a stunning jump over the beautiful landscapes. For a jump you will need to have certain qualifications:
- You must not be afraid of height.
- You must have normal weight (Men: from 80 to 120, Women: From 60 to 90).
- You need to be informed, trained and prepared for the jump.
- You need to be handsome or pretty (just kidding :) ).

Here you can see a beautiful 360° panorama and below you can see some great images along with a video.
Have fun.
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