Videos tagged with "heavy"
Caribbean Islands [02:08]
Are you looking for a warm paradise island to escape to for a while? With over 35 unique destinations, the Caribbean provides a wide variety of tropical isles for all kinds of vacationers. Beach-goers will be delighted with the white sand beaches in most of the Caribbean; those in search of waves will want to head to beaches on the eastern side of those islands closest to the Atlantic, while snorkelers may prefer the calmer waters of beaches facing the Caribbean Sea. There are many other ways to enjoy the warm waters off the shores of these beautiful islands, including surfing, sailing, scuba diving, windsurfing, and swimming with dolphins! On land, the larger towns provide excellent shopping opportunities, lush rainforests are home to hundreds of plant and bird species, and golf courses and horse stables provide some other activities. The islands also range in size and popularity; some attract cruise ships, shoppers, or families, while others are small and secluded — perfect for newlyweds on their honeymoons and for romantic annivarsary trips. All in all, there are about 50 islands in the Caribbean, ranging from small coral outcrops to large nations. The Windward Islands include Grenada, St. Lucia, Dominica, and St. Vincent. These four islands face the Trade Winds in a line of volcanic peaks, and are known for its breathtaking beaches. Because the Windwards were once owned by France, French heritage is still strong there. There is also a heavy African influence, with ...
Tags: Caribbean islands, Anguilla, Antigua, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saba, St Kitts, St Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, US Virgin Islands
Farewell Parade Celebrates Life [17:48]
Rincon, Puerto Rico, May 19, 2012. I am not sure what was going on, but I was told that a well known owner of a heavy equipment company had passed away. One truck was filled with flowers. Some had black ribbons on their hood ornaments. Another truck had the name Frank written on its windshield.
Tags: Puerto Rico, Funeral, Trucking, Life, Death, Rincon, Celebration
Zip Lining "La Bestia" @ Toro Verde [02:33]
Located near center of the island in Orocovis, Puerto Rico, it's one of the longest zip lines in the world. For this one, you're put into a large body harness, lay down and get attached to the cables from your back so you are flying through the air like Superman or Iron Man. The rain and wind resistance slowed our momentum enough for us to both fall short of the platform so we needed to be pulled in. The heavy fog also added another element of terror and excitement. Overall, it was great experience.
Tags: zip-lining, zipline, zip-line, la, bestia, the, beast, toro, verde, orocovis, puerto, rico, superman, zip, line, longest, largest, torro, adventure, park, icetray, 001
Violent Night thunderstorm: Loud thunder & lightning in Hattiesburg. It's not Tropical Storm Irene [02:35]
Huge loud Thunder and lightning in Hattiesburg Mississippi August 3, 2010 -- Pretty cool sounds of nature from a late night summer thunderstorm in the Pine Belt area. It is not Tropical Storm Irene or one of the April Monster Spring Storms of 2011
Tags: weather, thunderstorm, Huge, loud, Thunder, lightning, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, August, 2010, Pretty, cool, sounds, nature, late, night, Puerto, Rico, summer, thunderstorms, tornado, Pine, Belt, area, Tropical, storm, Yasi, Clinton, drenched, by, heavy,