Schooner "Noorderlicht"
Schooner “Noorderlicht” is a vivid example of a reconstructed and modernized historical vessel that has found original application in the modern world. 105-year-old schooner for the romantics of the North…

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Bay of Islands
To relax somewhere abroad, the dream of many. But only the elite wish not Egypt, Turkey or the EU, but something more exotic. Therefore, tourists and travelers are increasingly choosing…

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Schooner "Noorderlicht"
Schooner “Noorderlicht” is a vivid example of a reconstructed and modernized historical vessel that has found original application in the modern world. 105-year-old schooner for the romantics of the North…

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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

Yachting in Mauritius
The small island of Mauritius is a tourist pearl hidden in the middle of the Indian Ocean. The Big Island is the heart of two archipelagos: Maskarensky and Kagados-Karakhosky. The…

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Yachting in Portugal
Since ancient times, Portugal has been a country of maritime pioneers and navigators. After several centuries, the popularity of this country among lovers of active marine recreation is only growing.…

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Dondra Lighthouse in Sri Lanka
This lighthouse is located in a wonderful exotic location on Cape Dondra and is one of the highest on the entire coast of southeast Asia. The structure was erected in…

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Cave and Lake Melissani
Melissani Cave is one of the most attractive natural attractions of the picturesque Greek island of Kefalonia, which is certainly worth a visit while traveling on a yacht in Greece.…

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