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7 Beautiful reasons why you should go hiking

Are you looking for a healthy sport that allows you to be in contact with nature and suitable for any type of person? Without a doubt, that sport is hiking . The frenetic pace of life, the work and the jungle of asphalt in which we live are passing the bill. It is not a purely physical matter, but a mental one. Depression is already a pandemic and rare is the person who has not experienced stress, anxiety or insomnia. Spending time outdoors may be better than you think. Hiking is obviously healthy for our body, but few stop to think that it could also be beneficial to our mental health. That is why more and more people are aware of the benefits of hiking, and therefore, fans are increasing. And is that, when we hike, besides just walking, we enjoy unique landscapes and we are in contact with nature. In addition, as hiking gets more and more followers you can find mountaineering or hiking centers that periodically offer routes for all those enrolled in it and outsiders who want to try the experience. We goin to help you take the next step. That's why in this post we present to you 7 reasons why you should go hiking. Beautiful reasons why you should go hiking 1-Doing Sport Is Always Beneficial As everyone knows, doing sports...
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This is our Backyard: The Spectacular La Soufrière Volcano

Can you imagine getting up from your bed, going to the patio and having a view of a volcano? We present to you our backyard in Richmond Vale Academy : La Soufrière volcano. [caption id="attachment_7270" align="aligncenter" width="500"] La Soufrière Volcano - Our Backyard One of St. Vincent's most dramatic vistas is a volcanic mountain situated in the rugged north. La Soufrière, often shrouded in cloud, waits for the hearty and energetic to climb its 4,000 feet to be stunned by its immensity. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is part of an island chain in the southeastern Caribbean called the Lesser Antilles, or Windward Islands. Referred to as the “Gem of the Antilles,”. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is comprised of St. Vincent.  Bequia , Canouan , Mayreau , Mustique , Union Island  a nd many smaller Islands and Cays. Mainland St. Vincent is relatively young, about 3 million years old. La Soufrière volcano occupies a central place in Vincentian history and psyche. Then, reflected in numerous times it is mentioned in the Bequia Mysteries . So, La Soufrière eruptions, and the volcanic nature of the soil, shaped St. Vincent’s history, population and culture. It created the black sand beaches along the northern coasts of St. Vincent. Then, the rich, fertile volcanic soil spawned a densely forested interior. Which provided refuge and strategic launching pads for the...
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20 Inspirational Hiking Quotes to get you out there

[caption id="attachment_6931" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Richmond Vale Diving and Hiking Center Few recreation activities offer as much benefit in return for as little as hiking does. Hiking is a basic mountaineering modality it does not need heavy backpacks with expensive equipment, nor climbing steep slopes nor knowing complicated techniques of knots or risky climbing maneuvers. Hiking allows us to enjoy something that we have done all our lives: walking. So, walking beyond going from the house to the car and from the parking lot to the office... Walking is healthy, we gain strength in the legs, the heart beats with more vigor, the lungs work more effectively, biceps, stomach muscles, chest and shoulders are benefit from the simple fact of walking. To motivate you to go out there and get in touch with nature, we present you these inspirational hiking quotes. We hope you like them! 20 Inspirational Hiking Quotes “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous” –Aristotle “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity”. ― John Muir “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory. – Ed Viesturs, No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Peaks “I walked slowly to enjoy this freedom, and when I came out of the mountains,...
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The Natural King and Guardian of St. Vincent

Going up to La Soufrière: The natural king and guardian of St. Vincent.   Richmond Vale Academy  Climate Compliance Program – Team 13  Study task 2 – Experience  María Olano. St. Vincent and the Grenadines is not far from that. La Soufrière is the country volcano, a natural monstrous marvel that can be seen from almost every point of the island. It stands there, with all his imperial magnitude, the king and guardian of this portion of land that carries all the warm of the lava within their citizen kindness. Every country have they own appealing characteristics with historical monuments, unique landscapes, and particular roadways. These touristic assets that are frequently use by travel agencies to show how attractive a destiny can be, and carry an interesting number of people to get astonished by different wonders. La Soufrière is the most highest peaks in St. Vincent. It’s 1.234 meters (4.049 feet) and the last time it erupt in 1979. Is especially releveant more than 14 thousand people evacuate from the fervent red thick blood of the volcano. But, no worries, by now it keeps calm and quiet, like a baby sleeping with a lullaby. At 9:00 in the morning we left the school to start the crossing journey to reach the highest point of the mountain, willing to see the crater and tests how far we...
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