Aruba Island
The island state of Aruba, which is part of the Lesser Antilles, is located near Venezuela. The clean coast, warm sea, noisy parties and entertainment, casinos and affordable shopping have…

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Navagio Beach in Greece
You can get to some of the most picturesque corners of the planet only by water - on a yacht or boat. Among them is one of the most beautiful…

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Cathedral Cove Beach
The Cathedral Cave in New Zealand is an amazing Gothic-style work of art, where the architect and designer are the ocean and the wind. Cathedral Cove is an arch-shaped rock…

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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

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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The most beautiful lighthouses in the world
The lighthouse tower, sending out beams of light, dying and born again and again, is a real guiding light for ships that find themselves in the sea at the time…

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Arctic Cruises on Noorderlicht
A trip on the schooner “Noorderlicht” is attractive to the true romantics of the Arctic latitudes. During such a cruise, you can admire polar bears on the ice, the impressive…

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Temple of Pura Oolong Danu
This Indonesian temple does not look like typical Asian religious buildings. In addition to bizarre carved architecture, it has a special aura and a very interesting location. You can see…

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