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The Bermuda Triangle - Is it for real?

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, December 09, 2007 at 07:19:23 :: Bermuda

What is the Bermuda Triangle?

Well, according to wikipedia:

"The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil's Triangle, is a region of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean in which a number of aircraft and surface vessels have disappeared in what are said to be circumstances that fall beyond the boundaries of human error or acts of nature. Some of these disappearances have been attributed to the paranormal, a suspension of the laws of physics, or activity by extraterrestrial beings by popular culture. Although substantial documentation exists showing numerous incidents to have been inaccurately reported or embellished by later authors, there is no doubt that many ships and airplanes have been lost in the area."

Bermuda Triangle

So, does it really exist? "No, it doesn't!" says the US Navy:

"The Bermuda Triangle or Devil's Triangle is an imaginary area located off the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States of America, which is noted for a supposedly high incidence of unexplained disappearances of ships and aircraft. The apexes of the triangle are generally believed to be Bermuda; Miami, Florida; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The US Board of Geographic Names does not recognize the Bermuda Triangle as an official name. The US Navy does not believe the Bermuda Triangle exists. It is reported that Lloyd's of London, the world's leading market for specialist insurance, does not charge higher premiums for vessels transiting this heavily traveled area.

Private Beach, south road, Bermuda

The most famous US Navy losses which have occurred in the area popularly known as the Bermuda Triangle are USS Cyclops in March 1918 and the aircraft of Flight 19 in December 1945. The ship probably sank in an unexpected storm, and the aircraft ran out of fuel and crashed into the ocean -- no physical traces of them have ever been found. Another well known disappearance is the civilian tanker SS Marine Sulphur Queen carrying bulk molten sulfur which sank in February 1963. Although the wreck of Marine Sulphur Queen has not been located, a life preserver and other floating artifacts were recovered. These disappearances have been used to provide credence to the popular belief in the mystery and purported supernatural qualities of the Bermuda Triangle."

Spectacular view of the Islands, Bermuda

There is no scientifical evidence that the Bermuda Triangle exists.
But Bermuda exists, that's for sure! With wonderful beaches and luxury houses. Visit Bermuda now, on Landolia!
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UNESCO World Heritage

Bermuda, Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications

 Posted by Simon Laroche
Simon Laroche
, December 27, 2012 at 05:32:39

Location St George, Bermuda
Coordinates N32 22 46 W64 40 40
Property 258 ha
Date of Inscription 2000

Brief Description ( )

The Town of St George, founded in 1612, is an outstanding example of the earliest English urban settlement in the New World. Its associated fortifications graphically illustrate the development of English military engineering from the 17th to the 20th century, being adapted to take account of the development of artillery over this period.

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Fort St. Catherine, St George St. Peter's Church, St George

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