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Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is a chain of islands in the Indian Ocean which together constitute the smallest country in Asia - both in terms of population and land area. With an average ground level of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, it is the planet's lowest country. It is also the country with the world's lowest natural highpoint, being a mere 2.4 metres (7ft 10) above sea level - there will be no mountain climbing here.

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The Twelve Apostles - Australia

On the south coast of Victoria Australia lies one of the best natural sites anywhere in the country. Known collectively as the Twelve Apostles this wonderful collection of natural limestone stacks sits on the beach at Port Campbell National Park and can be seen from miles off shore.

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Blue Lagoon, Iceland

If you are an ecotourist planning a trip to Reykjavik anytime soon then a visit to the world famous Blur Lagoon will likely enhance your experience. Around 40 miles away from the capital of Iceland this incredible geothermal spa is located in the heart of a lava field and is renowned for its healing properties.

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Niagara Falls

The combined waterfalls that make up the world famous Niagara Falls together form the highest flow rate of water of any falls in the world. Situated right on the Canadian/American border, the falls are made up of The Horseshoe Falls (the largest) on the Canadian side, and the American and aptly named Bridal Veil Falls (the smallest) on the American side.

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Mont St. Michel - France

With a population of just 44, Mont St. Michel, is best known for the medieval Benedictine Abbey and steepled church that occupies most of the 1km-diameter clump of rocks jutting out of the waters of the English Channel.

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The Great Barrier Reef - Australia

As the world's largest single structure made by living organisms, it is actually possible to see Australia's Great Barrier Reef from outer space. Composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometres (1,600 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi), the reef is a truly breathtaking structure to which every green traveler should make the pilgrimage at least once in a lifetime.

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The Jurassic Coast - UK

Step aside Stephen Spielberg, for a truly Jurassic experience can be found in the perhaps unlikely location of the south coast of England. Spanning 185 million years of geological history, and stretching for 95 miles from Orcombe Point in East Devon to the Old Harry Rocks in East Dorset, The Jurassic Coast is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and an absolute must for any ecotourist who finds themselves in the UK.

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Ecotravel on Bali - Green Tips & Hints

Even though Bali is only a small provincial island in the country of Indonesia, the so called "Island of The Gods" can be easily separated from the rest of the universe. First and foremost it attracts travellers by its spirit, hospitable and easy going people with stunningly exotic culture. Furthermore, the Balinese nature tends to perfectly reflect the inner beauty of the locals offering tourists its remarkable beaches, waterfalls, lush greenery, wildlife, savannahs, and volcanic landscapes.

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Salzburg City - for the ecotourist visiting Austria

In 1997 Salzburg was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Nestled into the Alps this beautiful coastline city is famous for its baroque architecture.

An ecotourist visiting Salzburg will most likely be happy with the experience. An eco-friendly city there are restaurants, hotels and forms of transportation that are all kind to the environment.

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