Curiosities

Fine sand is sticky. Thick sand is the best type for castaways

October 13, 2014 Curiosities by Docastaway Team
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For most people one of the requirements for a beach to be considered paradisiacal is that it should have fine, white sand. The whiter and finer the sand, the more paradisiacal it is considered to be. It could be said that the consummate …

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Whitest beach in the world. Hyams in Australia

October 12, 2014 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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This beach on the east coast of Australia holds the Record Guinness for having the whitest sand in the world. But I think that this organisation has forgotten to include in this World Record that it also has the noisiest sand…

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Ice box Mexican castaway survived 8 days by eating birds. Rescue Video

September 25, 2014 Castaways by Alvaro Cerezo
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On the video below, that we translated into English, you can watch the moment Raymundo Rodríguez Noyola is rescued after several days adrift in an ice container. This Mexican was rescued from a ice box by fishermen…

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The weirdest places on earth

April 9, 2012 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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If you are a crowded places, then you’re in luck as there are three ‘musts’ that you should visit.  These are …

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Did you know white beach sand is fish poop?

November 8, 2011 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
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Yes, and I’m not joking!! But if at the moment you find yourself on one of these beaches, and barefoot, you don’t have to rush for your sandals! Now that you know that the sand you are walking on is made up of minute excrements …

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The greatest danger on a desert island? A coconut falling on your head!

October 9, 2011 Curiosities by Alvaro Cerezo
Palm Tree Coconut Crash

For all those who on deciding to go to a desert island ask me questions like: What if a snake gets into my bed?…What if a shark bites my leg?…or the best of all….What should I do if I come face to face with a tiger? And my answer is always:
What you do have to be careful of are the coconuts!!! …

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