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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Schooner "Noorderlicht"
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…

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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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TOP 5 best beaches in Portugal (part 1)

The long coast of Portugal every year attracts fans to soak up the rays of the southern sun, swim in the azure waters or engage in water sports. Of course, there are many different beaches in this country, but some of them are very popular among tourists.

Falesia beach

The blue sky, orange cliffs and the vast expanses of the ocean – all this awaits tourists who have chosen to relax on one of the most popular Portuguese beaches Falesia Beach. This place is beautiful at all times of the year.

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Skeleton Coast in Namibia

There is one mystical place in southwestern Africa, the mysteries of which have been exciting people for many centuries. This is Skeleton Coast – a lifeless stretch of desert that runs directly into the raging ocean.

The length of this mysterious piece of land is 500 km, and it stretches from the Ugab River to the Kunene River. On our planet, it is difficult to find such a place, so little visited by people and so hostile to all living things.

Name history

Its dark name Skeleton Coast received is not accidental. This piece of desert, which occupied a large part of the ocean coast, is really dotted with human remains. Over a long time spent under the scorching sun of Africa, the bones turned white and acquired amazing purity. Continue reading

Lighthouses of Canada

Canada is a huge country located on the North American continent, washed by the waters of three mighty oceans (the Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic), which is famous not only for its primitive nature.

On the territory of this state, which has a very long coastline, there are lighthouses of various designs. Some of them were built relatively recently and are still operating, but there are those whose history begins several centuries ago.

Interesting Canada Lighthouses

It is worth considering the TOP-5 structures, to visit at least one of which should be every tourist who has visited Canada. Continue reading

Lighthouses of Canada
Canada is a huge country located on the North American continent, washed by the waters of three mighty oceans (the Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic), which is famous not only for…

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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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Vic Beach in Iceland
The black sand beaches formed as a result of volcanic activity are impressive landscapes, more reminiscent of the landscapes of science fiction films. Vic Beach in Iceland is one of…

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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…

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