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Escape the crowds

Go where there are not many people

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Get of the beaten track

Go to places tourists don't normally go, somewhere different/unusual

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Get back to nature

Live a natural, rural style of life

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Tourist sector

Tourist industry

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Discerning

Showing good judgement, especially about style and quality

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Boast

This use of boast is for listing the good qualities of a place

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Hordes

Crowds, in a negative sense

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Wealth of

Large amount of

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Flora and fauna

Plants and animals; a fixed phrase

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National parks

Areas of a country that are protected by the government because of their natural beauty or because they have a special history

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Nature reserves

Areas of land protected in order to keep safe the animals and plants that live there, often because they are rare

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Tracts

Areas of land; collocates with large, vast, huge

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Virgin

Original and natural

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Seeking something out of the ordinary

Looking for something different

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Unwind

Relax, reduce your general level of stress

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Recharge

Get back your energy

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Bush

Wild, areas covered in grass, bushes or trees

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Waterfront

On the edge of the sea or of a river

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Stunning

Extremely beautiful

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Unbeatable

No other company can offer cheaper ones for the same service

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Awe-inspiring

It fills you with a sense of the power and beauty of what you are looking at

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Ramble

A long, pleasant walk, not too demanding

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Hike

More demanding, suggesting more difficult terrain

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Trek

Usually of several days over wild country

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Unrivaled

No other holiday program can match thus

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Scenic

Having views of the attractive, natural things in the countryside

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Paradise

A perfect place or situation

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Savor

Enjoy or taste

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Heartland

The inland area furthest away from the sea or from borders with other countries