I've posted several photos of Maho Beach last year. It's a stretch of shore in St. Maarten in the Netherlands Antilles, on the Dutch side of the island. Maho beach is famous because of the Princess Juliana International Airport that sits immediately adjacent to the beach. There is a reason why there stays a blackboard with arrival times. Here are photos that show what can happen to people who stay on Maho Beach when a plane lands at the Princess Juliana International Airport.
It all began during World War II when gunmakers in the town of Danao supplied guerillas with weapons against the Japanese. Now 10,000 of Danao's 100,000 residents are involved in the industry. Replicas of M-16, AK-47, Uzi and Ingram sub-machine guns are the most popular firearms. The weapons are later sold to local customers, politicians, military personnel and ordinary civilians. For example, a revolver maybe sold for $ 80 which is already equivalent to a few weeks' wages. They are also very popular among Japanese Yakuza and Chinese mafia.
Headis is a new sport that has elements of table tennis and soccer. The sport was invented by sports science students from Saarbruecken (Germany). The idea is simple. You play table tennis with a bigger ball and your head. Take a look.