Solomon Islands – one of the most remote and unspoiled tourism places on the planet. A poor but colorful country, washed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean, is located in Melanesia.
Of the 992 islands, only the third part of the archipelago is inhabited by a population of about 500 thousand people. Some of the islands are volcanic; the largest of them are Guadalcanal, Choiseul, Santa Isabel, San Cristobal.
Exotic Travels – Solomon Islands
The highest height is Mount Makarakomburu (about 2500 m), which is located on the island of Guadalcanal. Due to the increased seismicity, this area is often subjected to earthquakes. Continue reading
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
This sailboat annually carries out Arctic cruises, and for the winter it becomes a unique hotel in the ice. The ship has a 105-year history and attracts true connoisseurs of historical sailboats, as well as romantics of the Arctic latitudes who want to make an unforgettable voyage under the sails in the waters of the Arctic or in winter to live on a ship bound in the ice of the fjords.
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The Galapagos Islands are a unique archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, which is home to many rare species of flora and fauna. The islands, covering an area of 7800 sq. Km, are located from the state of Ecuador at 972 km.
The archipelago consists of 19 islands, 13 of which are of volcanic origin and are the province of Ecuador with a population of about 25 thousand people.
A bit of history
According to scientists, the formation of the first islands began about 5 million years ago. The volcanic eruption in 2005 on one of the young islands makes it possible to assume that the formation of the youngest of them is in an active process. Continue reading