8 the lost paradise of islands, of which you are unlikely to hear
Some people believe that the island - this is the best place for those who wish to retire, but in practice it is far from it, because by seas and oceans, land masses are usually full of vacationers and tourists. Fortunately, if you turn off the beaten tourist track, you can always find a truly quiet and secluded corners of the earth, who will give the soul peace and quiet.
Togian Islands, Indonesia.
Togian archipelago consists of about 7000 islands and islets in the sea off the northeastern coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Anyone who has visited this paradise corner of the world, confirms that the road will have to spend time and effort, but it pays off lazy rest in a hammock with a cold beer and campfires. On the island you will meet wonderful people Baggio - sea gypsies who wander from island to island in wooden boats.
Islets of Granada, Nicaragua.
If you want to really enjoy the peace and quiet, a cluster of 365 tiny islands in Lake Nicaragua - this is what you need. You will be able to live in the house, where you will serve the staff, consisting solely of residents of Granada and the islanders. Out of the house offers a beautiful view of the volcano Mombacho. For lunch you will prepare fresh fish, literally just caught in Lake Nicaragua, and served fruits from local orchards.
Tiwi Islands, Australia.
Tiwi Islands are located to the north of the Australian city of Darwin. Tourists are attracted by the opportunity to meet with the indigenous culture, visit the dense tropical forests, waterfalls and natural stone basins. Travelers have the opportunity to stay in one of the fishermen's huts. From what is required to be seen, it is worth mentioning "pukamanis" - high poles are installed on Aboriginal burial site.
The island of Yakushima, Japan.
On Yakushima Island, which can be reached by ferry from Kagoshima, grows ancient cedar forest, which is under UNESCO protection. The high mountains and dense forests spread over the entire island. More ideal place for meditation in the forest you just do not find.
Funzi Island, Kenya.
Funzi island, lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, located in the south of Kenya. Along the coast of the island inhabited by a large population of sea turtles. Funzi population is about 1,500 residents belonging to an ethnic group Shirazi. Travelers can go on a safari with crocodiles or stop at the only hotel of the island, which can be reached by ferry from the mainland or take a 15 minute flight from Mombasa.
San Blas Islands, Panama.
In the Caribbean Sea off the north coast of Panama is an archipelago of San Blas, consisting of 365 islands with white sandy beaches, inhabited by the Kuna Indian people. The island is easily accessible from the city of Panama, but due to the fact that the traditions and culture of the local population remain virtually unchanged here, they seem to be a real end of the world.
Olkhon Island, Russia.
Before Olkhon Island, which lies off the west coast of Lake Baikal can be reached by ferry. Shamans believe this island one of the five most energetically powerful places on Earth. Rented accommodation can be in the village Khuzhir.
Archipelago Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland.
Vestmannaeyjar archipelago consists of 14 islands, located off the southern coast of Iceland. Heimaey - the only island of the archipelago with a permanent population, which numbered about 4 thousand inhabitants. Prior to the archipelago can be reached in 40 minutes by ferry or short flight.