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 are involved in navigation.
A dream that has passed through the ages
The history of the world’s smallest and at the same time the shortest shipping channel in Europe is truly unique, because the idea of creating it visited the minds of ingenious commanders and rulers at the dawn of the existence of ancient Greek civilization, but it was possible to realize it only at the end of the 19th century.
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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 reminiscent of a fairytale portal to some fantastic world worth seeing.
New Zealand: Virgin Beauty
Hollywood directors will not make box office films, wherever, agree? “The Lord of the Rings”, “The Chronicles of Narnia”, “The Hobbit”, the series “Xena – the Princess of Warriors” – and this is not the whole list of films whose main filming locations took place in New Zealand. Stunning fabulous landscapes, majestic mountains, glaciers, green plains, picturesque lakes and pristine jungle. Kiwi country is not only a great location for filming movie masterpieces, but also a real ecological soul of the Earth. Continue reading
“Devil’s Mouth”, “Ship Cemetery”, “Old Eater” – that is how Cape Horn was called for centuries by sailors and travelers. It is the southernmost point of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. This is not just a point on the map, but a very unusual and legendary place.
Inscribed in the history of shipping and covered in legends
This place has the most terrible climate. The temperature ranges from -2 to +14, there is no warmer here. The main feature is the almost unchanging weather. Z00 days a year it rains and a strong wind blows. It is in this wind that lies all the insidiousness and inhospinity of Cape Horn. The fact is that this wind constantly makes “round-the-world travels”, flying around the planet, without encountering any obstacles. And then a narrow strait arises in his way. Here the wind rages, passing a limited space. Continue reading