3. 1 LONELY PLANET: LANDSCAPES

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landscape
What comes to mind when you think of the word landscape?
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The landscape is everything you can see when you look across an area of land, including hills, rivers, buildings, trees, and plants.
all the visible features of an area of land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal.

shabby, delapidated, in a bad state
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run-down
Run-down buildings or areas are in very bad condition

calm, quiet, peaceful
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tranquil
calm and peaceful and without noise, violence, worry, etc.

stunning, breathtaking
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magnificent
very good, beautiful, or deserving to be admired

old, historic
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ancient
of or from a long time ago, having lasted for a very long time

unchanged, not altered by tourism
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unspoilt
An unspoiled place is beautiful because it has not been changed or damaged by people

busy, full of people and noise
picturesque bustling deserted
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bustling
If a place is bustling, it is full of busy activity

beautiful, lovely, pretty, attractive, pleasant
picturesque deserted
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picturesque
(especially of a place) attractive in appearance, especially in an old- fashioned way

empty, uninhabited
deserted
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deserted
If a place is deserted, there are no people in it

The flower market was (?) with shoppers.
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The flower market was bustling with shoppers.

The view from the tower was (?).
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The view from the tower was magnificent.

We wandered around the (?) walled city. Life there hadn't changed for centuries.
picturesque tranquil bustling magnificent ancient deserted run down unspoilt
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We wandered around the ancient walled city. Life there hadn't changed for centuries.
unspoilt is also possible

Tourists haven't discovered the area yet, so the beaches are completely (?).
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Tourists haven't discovered the area yet, so the beaches are completely deserted.
unspoilt is also possible

Taking the plunge
Where do you think the places are?
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Sangkhlaburi, Thailand

Time stands still
Where do you think the places are?
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Matera, Southern Italy

Seeing the light
Where do you think the places are?
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Havana, Cuba

How did Alistair arrive at the scene?
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in a long-tail boat

What example(s) of spontaneity does he mention?
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the driver took them on a detour, the boys showed off their diving

What is the Malecón and what happens there?
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The Malecón is a long sea road with lots of dilapidated old buildings in front of it. Habaneros get together there at the weekends and relax and enjoy themselves.

Which things in the photo and the text capture the essence of Havana for Anthony?
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waves crashing against the sea wall, the sunset and the car

What is special about the houses in Matera?
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They are built in caves.

How did Greg feel when he left the town?
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He felt humbled knowing that his hotel room once housed a family of ten and their livestock.
livestock. stock

Our driver took us on a (?) to Thailand's longest wooden bridge.
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Our driver took us on a detour to Thailand's longest wooden bridge.
took us on a detour

As he cut the (?), we idled up to the bridge for a closer look.
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As he cut the engine, we idled up to the bridge for a closer look.
cut the engine

The boys seized the (?) to showcase some of their diving.
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The boys seized the moment to showcase some of their diving.
seized the moment. Carpe Diem: What It Means To 'Seize The Moment

One after the other they plunged into the (?).
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One after the other they plunged into the water.
plunged into the

There was a warm (?) blowing and a strong sea swell.
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There was a warm breeze blowing and a strong sea swell.
warm breeze blowing. Wind rainfall tide local winds backwash reef/sand Ocean floor

For me this photo captures the (?) of Havana.
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For me this photo captures the essence of Havana.
the essence of Havana

The jumbled of stacked cave house appeared to (?) down a ravine.
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The jumbled of stacked cave house appeared to tumble down a ravine.
to tumble down a ravine: Houses seem to tumble down a steep hillside as if imitating a cubist painting, in the village of Casares, Andalucia, Spain

It was a shabby little restaurant,
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It was a shabby little restaurant, but the food was exquisite.

In the summer the normally calm,
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In the summer the normally calm, tranquil streets fill with tourists.

Hong Kong is a
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Hong Kong is a bustling, fascinating city.

Loreto is an ancient
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Loreto is an ancient hillside town with cobbled streets.

With its largely unspoilt
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With its largely unspoilt natural beauty, Vietnam is a top tourist destination.

The beach was completely
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The beach was completely deserted and not safe for swimming.


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