Necker Island Is British Virgin Islands

Necker Island is one of the jewels of the British Virgin Islands and is made by Sir Richard Branson. Cost for a one night stay is USD $ 53,000. And you will get a personal oasis for you and your guests (and staff 60 of course).

Necker Island is a 74 acre island in the British Virgin Islands just north of Virgin Gorda. All of the land on the island is owned by Richard Branson, famous for his Virgin brand, and it is part of the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio of luxury properties. The entire island operates like a resort and can accommodate up to 28 guests

Where Necker Island? Necker Island is located in the British Virgin Islands in the north of Virgin Gorda. Located in the Caribbean region, covering an area of ​​74 acre island is surrounded by sea water characteristic blue-green Caribbean, coral reefs and beautiful sandy beaches.


Necker Island is located at latitude 18.55 north and longitude 64.35 west in the eastern section of the British Virgin Islands slightly to the north of Virgin Gorda and Prickly Pear and to the north-east of Mosquito Island, (sometimes spelled Moskito Island). The British Virgin Islands (BVI) are a group of islands located approximately 1,100 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, 60 miles due east of Puerto Rico and, about 120 miles northeast of St. Barts.


The island was named after the 17th century Dutch squadron commander Johannes de Neckere, although it remained uninhabited until the late 20th century. In 1965 the celebrated photographer Don McCullin and the journalist Andrew Alexander, spent fourteen days on the island at the behest of the Telegraph newspaper for which they worked. The magazine editor had hoped that they would survive their castaway adventure for at least three weeks, but as McCullin later recounted, "because of our gathering weakness (…) out of temper, and out of water, we hoisted the red flag and were taken off in the early hours of the fifteenth day". According to McCullin, there was nothing idyllic about the desert island: "It was inhabited by snakes, scorpions and tarantulas (…) The mosquitos and other insects were more venomous and persistent than any I had encountered in Vietnam or the Congo.

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Machu Picchu Peru - Asylum History

At an altitude of nearly 9,000 meters of Peru, there is one of the best picnic spot, which is Huayna Picchu. From the summit, you can see the ruins of Machu Picchu were built since the 15th century. 

You are challenged to climb a steep rocky areas and slippery, but it offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Valley of the Urubamba River and the famous Inca city. 

Are there any foods that can be cooked in there? Of course, but in a way that is not complicated. Biasanaya people camping or picnic here with offering portable to make a ham sandwich from Peru. 

No wonder Machu Picchu is Peru's most popular websites. Buildings dating from the mid-1400s, made of limestone without mortar stunning and is built on a plateau in the middle of the Amazon jungle. 

Visit this place boarded a train from Cusco or, if you are adventurous, do it through a cross-country journey that can be taken in a few days. You will pass through a deep ravine in the Andes and enjoying the spectacular views.
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