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
Komodo National Park – a corner of unique wildlife, covering part of the Lesser Sunda Islands in Indonesia.
The total area of the park is 1733 sq. Km, of which a significant area is occupied by the water area (1214 sq. Km). Most of the park is located on Komodo Island, from where the name of this unique Indonesian reserve came from.
The kingdom of mangroves and coral reefs
The large-scale territory of Komodo Park in Indonesia is characterized by incredibly contrasting natural landscapes. Here, dry savannahs with palm trees intertwine with tropical bamboo forests, which are adjacent to snow-white beaches, surrounded by volcanic rocks, bays and clear waters with numerous coral reefs. Continue reading
French Polynesia is conveniently located in the Pacific Ocean. Five archipelagos in its southern part unite more than 100 islands of volcanic and coral origin. Tropical climate, thickets of coconut trees, evergreen forests, kilometers of snow-white beaches …
In general, there are all the attributes of a paradise, with a total area of more than four thousand square kilometers. To see all these beauties, capturing as many impressions as possible, allows a proven method – to go to Polynesia on a yacht.
Conditions for yachting
Yachting in French Polynesia is something for which some are ready to cover a distance of half the globe, if only to travel here on a yacht. Excellent conditions for this are created by nature itself. Continue reading
The canals of Amsterdam have long become an integral part of its urban landscape. They, like roads, encircle the city with a dense network, creating an indescribable atmosphere.
While traveling in Amsterdam, you involuntarily notice floating houses moored along the banks of these canals, which are not unusual for locals.
Houseboats in Amsterdam
Some of them are old converted barges, others are special platforms towed by boats. The interior space of the houses is furnished in the same way as ordinary housing: kitchen, living room, bedroom, etc. On the upper deck there may be some semblance of a garden or terrace. Continue reading
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 1889 by order of William Douglas, an employee of the British Imperial Lighthouse Service. All building material necessary for the construction of this structure was specially delivered from England. The granite slabs from which the walls of the lighthouse were built were brought from the quarries of Scotland.
The most beautiful lighthouses in the world – Dondra Lighthouse in Sri Lanka
The height of the tower is 49 meters, and to climb to the very top, you need to overcome 196 steps. Continue reading