Our tuk-tuk stops by a modern, low-rise hotel, and the driver motions for us - my wife, son and I - to walk to the patio. "There's a good view," he says. It's an easy stroll to a vantage point atop a steep slope that drops to a coastal village and the southern bay of Weizhou Island, perhaps 60 metres below. Though I've heard that Weizhou Island is volcanic, it's only as I see that the inlet is almost circular, with a distinct rim, that I realise this is no ordinary bay, but rather the sea-filled main crater of the Weizhou volcano, the calm waters belying its fiery origins. Beside the village below, a beach is backed by a wooded slope, beyond which lies the headland. While the entire island is designated as a geopark, a visit to this southwestern tip is a must, as here the crater rim still looks raw and recently formed where it drops to clear waters, with the expanse of the South China Sea beyond. It's called Crocodile Hill, and falls within the boundaries of a park. There is an … [Read more...] about ‘China’s No 1 beach’, and a volcanic island that rocks
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Miley Cyrus put the Jonas Brothers in a rather awkward but funny spot after she started asking them about taking off their purity rings. In a pre-recorded interview on the UK radio show, Capital Breakfast with Roman Kemp, the Jonas Brothers came together to answer questions. For the uninitiated, the Jonas Brothers promoted the purity rings when they were shooting movies and shows for Disney.It wasn't surprising that Miley took up this question considering how she once dated, Nick Jonas, between 2006 and 2007. Cyrus asked, "Did it feel so good taking off your purity ring and did it feel so good taking off your purity ring — you know what I'm saying?" To this, after a brief laugh, Joe Jonas took it upon himself to answer with a simple, "Uh, yeah."Joe Jonas previously explained the significance of wearing a purity ring in their documentary, Chasing Happiness on Amazon, "In the church, it was encouraged that we go through this program to wait for the right person or until marriage. … [Read more...] about Miley Cyrus grills the Jonas Brothers in an interview!
AFTER December 2019’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the first in a new set of Star Wars films, which is due in 2022, will be steered by Game of Thrones TV series pairing David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. Disney CEO Bob Iger has detailed some of the studio’s plans for Star Wars following sequel trilogy closer Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in December. Another three films are in development, with the years 2022, 2024 and 2026 earmarked. Game of Thrones overseers Benioff and Weiss had been connected to the new series of films early on in 2018 and Iger’s confirmation again frames them as writers and producers. Announcing a December 16, 2022 date for the next Star Wars after The Rise of Skywalker, Iger explained that studio leads “felt three years [between now and then] was the proper amount of time to not only take a breather and reset, but to gear up for the next film’s release,“ per Variety’s reporting. Iger stopped short of naming a director … [Read more...] about Star Wars goes to Game of Thrones creators