|Black Lemur - Madagascar|
Madagascar, especially Nosey Be, which is populated with lemurs who snack on flowers and where the air is fragrant with ylang ylang, jasmine, cinnamon and other scents from the masses of orchids and other flowers, can be discerned from as far as a mile out to sea, for one.
The islands near Madagascar, and India, Reunion and the Comoros Islands, have many inactive volcanic craters filled with rare orchids that give a particularly strong vanilla scent which fragrance the throughout the island.
Certain islands of Greece, such as Chios, whose name means fragrant land, has summer air scented with jasmine and many other aromatic herbs.
Provence, land of lavender and roses, which has a strong scent emanating from the flower fields grown for perfume around Grasse, along with the pine and strong scented olive trees.
A refreshing and stress reducing mental vacation.
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Above image from the BBC Nature site.