Fortress Oreshek
At the source of the Neva River from Ladoga, some 24 km from St. Petersburg is an old military fortress. There truly unites all of Russian history. Founded by the…

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TOP 5 best beaches in Portugal (part 2)
Berlenga grande The beaches on the island of Berlenga Grande are a chain of beautiful lagoons, safely protected from the wind by powerful cliffs. Here you can combine traditional beach…

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Rest on Baikal in the winter
Winter Baikal gives tourists ski slopes, snowmobile rides and dog sledding, snowkiting and snowboarding. Winter fishing on Lake Baikal gathers fans of ice fishing for the annual March tournament. Baikal…

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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 shipping

Even in our time, ships avoid circling the dangerous and unpredictable Cape Horn, preferring a calm and safe path, although modern maritime practice and shipbuilding give ships the opportunity to plow the most difficult expanses of water.

Only bulky vessels and tankers, whose size and displacement do not allow the use of alternative routes, go this thorny road. Continue reading

Volcano Taal
Located near the Philippine capital Manila, the active Taal volcano is almost the only among similar natural objects to which you can travel by boat. Mal yes In the Philippines…

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Waitomo Caves
Who would have thought that under the earth there could be a sky strewn with millions of stars ... And this, after all, is reality! It is enough to visit…

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Interesting neighborhood: what else to visit
If you come to New Zealand and have already visited Cathedral Bay, go to the Hot water beach. A kilometer winding path leads from the bay to the beach. Along…

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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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