Enjoy the Bahamas with Adequate Sun Protection

Written by Fred Coolridge

Crystal clear turquoise waters, endless white sand beaches, perfect temperate weather- a vacation inrepparttar Bahamas is heavenly. It is easy to wile awayrepparttar 138833 hours ofrepparttar 138834 day underrepparttar 138835 hot Bahamas sun, reading a book or sipping a cocktail. Unfortunately, your dream vacation can be less than perfect if you do not take certain precautions while basking inrepparttar 138836 sun.

The islands ofrepparttar 138837 Bahamas have earned their reputation as popular tourist destinations in large part due torepparttar 138838 weather. The islands have a temperate climate of 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit throughoutrepparttar 138839 year, andrepparttar 138840 sun is almost always shining. To enjoy your trip torepparttar 138841 Bahamas torepparttar 138842 fullest, it is wise to be aware ofrepparttar 138843 dangers ofrepparttar 138844 sun and protect yourself from its potentially dangerous ultra-violet rays.

Short of staying out ofrepparttar 138845 sun completely,repparttar 138846 best method of sun protection is to wear sunscreen. Dermatologists recommend that you wear a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 8, but an SPF 15 is generally thought to be ideal. Sunscreen should be applied liberally 30 minutes prior to sun exposure and should be reapplied throughoutrepparttar 138847 day. Different skin types will handlerepparttar 138848 sun’s rays in varying degrees. Ensure yourself thatrepparttar 138849 SPF protection in your sunscreen will suffice by carefully assessing your skin and its needs. Be aware thatrepparttar 138850 sun’s rays are hottest betweenrepparttar 138851 hours of 11 am and approximately 3 pm. During this time, it is wise to give your skin some time out ofrepparttar 138852 sun; perhaps you can take refuge underrepparttar 138853 shady palm trees.

“Fly by Ferry” overnight from Ancona (Italy) to Stari Grad (island of Hvar, Croatia)

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Up sticks from your Umbrian villa and drive to Ancona, Italy’s largest Adriatic port and gateway to Croatia and Greece. Like Livorno, it’s a commercial port not famed for its beauty, but stroll uphill to seerepparttar Old Town surroundingrepparttar 138832 city’s Romanesque dome: it has a remarkable 16th-century fountain, a Roman amphitheatre and some wonderfully spooky Gothic architecture. Stop for lunch in Piazza Roma, a cobbled square lined with alfresco cafés and restaurants.

An overnight ferry from Ancona takes you to Stari Grad on Hvar, one ofrepparttar 138833 prettiest islands offrepparttar 138834 Croatian coast. Stari Grad (literally “old town”), founded byrepparttar 138835 Greeks in 385BC, is a treasure trove for archaeology buffs: remnants ofrepparttar 138836 old Greek city walls, Roman mosaic floors and a bathhouse.

The true beauty of Stari Grad is its Renaissance and Baroque architecture — a legacy of Venetian occupation inrepparttar 138837 16th and 17th centuries — andrepparttar 138838 fragrant lavender and rosemary-smothered hills that borderrepparttar 138839 town, making it an antidote for stressed-out urbanites in search of lovely surroundings and safe beaches on which to unleashrepparttar 138840 kids.

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