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  • We completed our run across the Pacific, lifted the volcanic peaks, jungle-clad, of the Bonin Islands, sailed in among the reefs to the land-locked harbour, and let our anchor rumble down where lay a score or more of sea-gypsies like ourselves.

    Chapter 16

  • The wind fell lighter, the scud of clouds thinned and broke, and in the dim glimmer of starlight loomed the jungle-clad coast.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • On a sultry tropic day, when the last flicker of the far southeast trade was fading out and the seasonal change for the northwest monsoon was coming on, the Kittiwake lifted above the sea-rim the jungle-clad coast of Francis Island.

    THE PROUD GOAT OFALOYSIUS PANKBURN

  • "If we're honest, objective, Jakarta is no longer ideal," says Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who has dispatched teams as far off as the jungle-clad island of Borneo to look for alternative sites.

    Indonesia Mulls Plans To Relocate Capital City

  • Frankly, I wish she'd needed to talk him into it more, because he was wearing very little, and he is more scenic than all those jungle-clad volcanoes.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor 22: Rerun Island: Russell Blows It, Mansweater Sucks It, and Big Mouth Stamps It.

  • Most accounts of Machu Picchu's revelation began with Bingham's quest to find the last cities of the Incas – the jungle-clad settlements where the most impressive pre-Columbian empire in the Americas took refuge from the Spanish in the 16th century.

    'Cradle of Gold'

  • The music appeared to rise from out of the vast jungle-clad crater below me, and as the bugle-call died away, I distinctly beard the bleating of goats!

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • We laid the steel ribbons from the jungle-clad north

    Australian Story Online - Chapter 2

  • Age-old beliefs in black magic and evil curses are back with a vengeance in jungle-clad mountain valleys which were unknown to the outside world until the 1930s.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The far-flung, jungle-clad temples of Cambodia are another option waiting to be discovered, as is the Javan temple of Borobudur, where you might get to enjoy some cultural exchanges as one of the few international tourists appreciating the Buddhist reliefs.

    Eiffel Tower ‘Most Disappointing’ Tourist Spot | Impact Lab

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