Less than 50 miles off the coast of the city of Valencia, in eastern Spain, Ibiza is both the name of the island and Ibiza port town. The old part of Ibiza town is a UNESCO world heritage site and most visitors take time out to wander the narrow streets and shop in the boutique stores.
Only 25 miles long and 12 miles wide with lots of beaches, some are designated for nude bathing but few really do. Most naturalists got to the nearby island of Formentera.
A wild party scene is centred on Ibiza Town and Sant Antoni. During the summer, top producers and DJs dance come to the island and play at the various clubs.
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Holidays in the buff
Do you find packing for holidays a bit of a struggle? Then maybe nakationing is for you!
In addition to the clothes free beaches that feature in most countries, there is a growing clothing-optional tourism industry with over 250 nudist resorts and clubs around the world.
Some are family friendly, but most are adult only catering to swingers and may have erotic themes. But don’t let that put you off because people are flocking to this holiday option in ever greater numbers.
A new trend is toward the many cruises that offer clothing-optional travel. This has expanded from one ship in 1992 to about 50 ships and an estimated 40,000 people in 2015.
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As I’ve written a bit on our past as divining who we are today, this is a significant point to recollect.
Maarit-Johanna @ Literature and Culture Writes
Imperial Rome was saturated with writing. The city was covered with public inscriptions: on altars at street crossings, on sarcophagi, on public monuments and on boundary markers. The everyday administration of the far-flung empire required a growing class of legal, military and bureaucratic personnel, who produced a constant flow of documentation. At the height of the empire, rudimentary literacy was common even among the plebeian class. The graffiti that survive at Ostia, Pompeii and Herculaneum suggest the presence of a large class of soldiers and artisans who had elementary but imperfect
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Turkish in the North and Cypriot in the South
Cypress is not just another Greek Island, it is an independent country with a population of over one million. It is a popular Mediterranean holiday spot where the sun shines year round and some parts of the island are more heavily frequented by British tourists. It may rain a little between November and March when the ocean gets a bit cold for swimming.
Located south of Turkey, Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Although the island is geographically in Asia, it is a member of the European Union. However there is an on going dispute with Turkey for ownership and the Turks
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