Sailing spots (part 2)
Zanzibar, Tanzania Located in East Africa, Zanzibar (Tanzania) is considered one of the most picturesque archipelagos of the Indian Ocean. The ancient stone city is recognized as a UNESCO heritage.…

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Sable Island
For many centuries, a series of marine disasters in one of the Atlantic regions was a big mystery. The northern part of the Atlantic Ocean is justifiably called the "tomb…

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Modernity of the sea route connecting the oceans
Cape Horn always created difficulties for navigation, and before the Panama Canal appeared, it was the only accessible transport artery connecting the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Cape Horn and modern…

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Canals and bridges of Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the few cities in old Europe that boasts man-made canals and bridges. Their appearance is the result of successful urban planning.

If you look at Amsterdam from a height, you can see that the canals encircle the old part of the city with four concentric half rings. They form about 90 islands interconnected by bridges, the number of which exceeds 1500. Along the canals are the most interesting places in Amsterdam, attracting thousands of tourists here.

A bit of history
The very first channel – Singel, was originally dug in the years 1428-1450 as a defensive urban moat. Gradually, its shores began to be built up, and he ended up inside the city. For a while he was called Koningsgracht, which from the Dutch means the Royal Canal. The singel begins at the city bay and ends at the Amstel River. Continue reading

Corinth Canal
The Corinth Canal, connecting the bays of the two seas - the Ionian and Aegean - is one of the most remarkable sights of Greece, well known to all who…

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Tuamotu Islands
The large but sparsely populated Tuamotu archipelago in two rows is located in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Technically, this is about seventy coral atolls and four volcanic islands.…

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Skeleton Coast in Namibia
There is one mystical place in southwestern Africa, the mysteries of which have been exciting people for many centuries. This is Skeleton Coast - a lifeless stretch of desert that…

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Maui Island
Being one of the largest islands in the Hawaiian archipelago, Maui is very popular among tourists. People come here to relax and enjoy the ocean, colored sand beaches and swimming…

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