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八个美丽的岛屿国家

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八个美丽的岛屿国家

Malta

Malta is a beautiful southern European country in the Mediterranean1 Sea, which has a rich history and culture. There are amazing sky-high cliffs to climb, fabulous2 temples to explore, mysterious hidden coves3(小湾,山凹), and lots of wonderful places to go scuba4 diving(轻便潜水). In fact, there are plenty of interesting things to see and to do in Malta and this island country has something for everyone. The historic part of Malta has incredible architecture, great walled cities, and many underground tunnels to explore.

The Philippines

One of the most beautiful and best island countries in the world is the Philippines. It's actually a geographically5 gorgeous place worth vising any time of the year. The Philippines contain over 7,000 islands, and all of them are beautiful and unique in their own way. There are many wonderful tourist attractions including the Tubbataha Reef, Mayon Volcano, Banaue Rice Terraces, Puerto Galera, Donsol, the Chocolate Hills and many more. The country also offers plenty of interesting activities for you to experience, such as diving, climbing, camping, hiking, bird watching and many others.

Australia

Australia is an amazing continental6, island country, which everyone should visit at least once in life. It's often identified as mega diverse country as it boasts a rich culture, fantastic wildlife, nice people, and a plethora7 of fun and interesting things to see and to do. Australia has literally8 everything, from the spectacular beaches, canyons9, to breathtaking green forests to explore.

The Maldives

Not only is the Maldives one of the most beautiful island countries, it is also one of the most popular honeymoon10 destinations. Situated11 in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is made up of an entire series of incredible ancient coral reefs that grew up along the sides of ancient volcanoes. There is a magnificent ocean, with fascinating beaches and luxury resorts. If you are looking for the best honeymoon destination, the Maldives will be perfect for you.

Cuba

Unfortunately, many people don't even think of visiting Cuba these days. However, Cuba is a charming island country that boasts the clear blue waters, the white sandy beaches, the best coral reefs in the world, the small shops and numerous attractions. This country has a rich culture and history to explore. And if you like to scuba dive or snorkel12, Cuba should be number one on your travel bucket list. Cuba is the closest island to North America, so why not visit it this year?

Fiji

Fiji is a fabulous island that has plenty of surprises for any adventurous13 traveler. There is one of the world’s best surf scenes, and many surfing enthusiasts14 travel to Fiji yearly to ride the great waves. Well, if surfing is not for you and you love sitting on the beach and relaxing or hiking, seeing breathtaking waterfalls, Fiji is certainly the best island country to visit.

Japan

I'm sure there's no other place on the planet like Japan. It's an island country where East meets West, the cultures do not clash, and where you will never feel bored. You will fill up on ramen(拉面,面条), sushi, experience different culture, go hiking in the spectacular hills, and don’t forget to visit Tokyo. Tokyo's bars, restaurants, pubs, and clubs are busy each night of the week. If you are a true shopaholic(购物狂), Japan is a must visit place for you.

Greece

Greece is a beautiful country, known for its long history and its clean beaches. The country consists of over 1,400 islands and islets, however only 169 of them are actually inhabited. These Greek islands are the most popular and visited Greek destinations, especially during the summer months. Mykonos island, Santorini island, Crete island, Corfu island are among the best Greek islands to visit. If you're a history junkie, there are many archaeological and historical sites you can visit in Greece, which gloriously depict15 the past of the country.

1 Mediterranean

adj.地中海的;地中海沿岸的

参考例句:

The houses are Mediterranean in character.这些房子都属地中海风格。

Gibraltar is the key to the Mediterranean.直布罗陀是地中海的要冲。

2 fabulous

adj.极好的;极为巨大的;寓言中的,传说中的

参考例句:

We had a fabulous time at the party.我们在晚会上玩得很痛快。

This is a fabulous sum of money.这是一笔巨款。

3 coves

n.小海湾( cove的名词复数 );家伙

参考例句:

Grenada's unique layout includes many finger-like coves, making the island a popular destination. 格林纳达独特的地形布局包括许多手指状的洞穴,使得这个岛屿成为一个受人欢迎的航海地。 来自互联网

4 scuba

n.水中呼吸器

参考例句:

I first got hooked on scuba diving when I was twelve.12岁时我开始迷上了带水中呼吸器潜水。

While on honeymoon in Bali,she learned to scuba dive.她在巴厘岛度蜜月时学会了带水肺潜水。

5 geographically

adv.地理学上,在地理上,地理方面

参考例句:

Geographically, the UK is on the periphery of Europe. 从地理位置上讲,英国处于欧洲边缘。 来自辞典例句

All these events, however geographically remote, urgently affected Western financial centers. 所有这些事件,无论发生在地理上如何遥远的地方,都对西方金融中心产生紧迫的影响。 来自名作英译部分

6 continental

adj.大陆的,大陆性的,欧洲大陆的

参考例句:

A continental climate is different from an insular one.大陆性气候不同于岛屿气候。

The most ancient parts of the continental crust are 4000 million years old.大陆地壳最古老的部分有40亿年历史。

7 plethora

n.过量,过剩

参考例句:

Java comes with a plethora of ready-made types.Java配套提供了数量众多的现成类型。

A plethora of new operators will be allowed to enter the market.大批新的运营商将获准进入该市场。

8 literally

adv.照字面意义,逐字地;确实

参考例句:

He translated the passage literally.他逐字逐句地翻译这段文字。

Sometimes she would not sit down till she was literally faint.有时候,她不走到真正要昏厥了,决不肯坐下来。

9 canyons

n.峡谷( canyon的名词复数 )

参考例句:

This mountain range has many high peaks and deep canyons. 这条山脉有许多高峰和深谷。 来自辞典例句

Do you use canyons or do we preserve them all? 是使用峡谷呢还是全封闭保存? 来自互联网

10 honeymoon

n.蜜月(假期);vi.度蜜月

参考例句:

While on honeymoon in Bali,she learned to scuba dive.她在巴厘岛度蜜月时学会了带水肺潜水。

The happy pair are leaving for their honeymoon.这幸福的一对就要去度蜜月了。

11 situated

adj.坐落在...的,处于某种境地的

参考例句:

The village is situated at the margin of a forest.村子位于森林的边缘。

She is awkwardly situated.她的处境困难。

12 snorkel vFszk

n.泳者所戴的通气管,潜水艇的吸、排气装置

参考例句:

With a snorkel,however,a diver can stay under water for quite a long time.潜水员携带一根通气管就可以在水下呆很长时间。

I did buy a mask and fins and a snorkel.我买了面镜、蛙鞋和一个呼吸管。

13 adventurous

adj.爱冒险的;惊心动魄的,惊险的,刺激的

参考例句:

I was filled with envy at their adventurous lifestyle.我很羨慕他们敢于冒险的生活方式。

He was predestined to lead an adventurous life.他注定要过冒险的生活。

14 enthusiasts

n.热心人,热衷者( enthusiast的名词复数 )

参考例句:

A group of enthusiasts have undertaken the reconstruction of a steam locomotive. 一群火车迷已担负起重造蒸汽机车的任务。 来自《简明英汉词典》

Now a group of enthusiasts are going to have the plane restored. 一群热心人计划修复这架飞机。 来自新概念英语第二册

15 depict

vt.描画,描绘;描写,描述

参考例句:

I don't care to see plays or films that depict murders or violence.我不喜欢看描写谋杀或暴力的戏剧或电影。

Children's books often depict farmyard animals as gentle,lovable creatures.儿童图书常常把农场的动物描写得温和而可爱。

 

 

 

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