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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Galapagos Islands
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.…

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Temple of Pura Oolong Danu
This Indonesian temple does not look like typical Asian religious buildings. In addition to bizarre carved architecture, it has a special aura and a very interesting location. You can see…

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Bloody Waterfall Antarctica

For some reason, it is mistakenly assumed that the world of Antarctica is a solid white silence consisting of snow, ice and hummocks. However, nature does not like monotony, preferring to create something unusual.

Bloody Falls, flowing from the Taylor Glacier, became such an object of attention. For almost a century, he was one of the inexplicable mysteries of nature that surrendered only to scientists of the twenty-first century.

Taylor Glacier Blood

From afar, a wide stream really looks like a bleeding wound. The red-orange mass flowing from a huge white glacier makes a lasting impression. It is hard to imagine what emotions Griffith Taylor, the discoverer of this natural wonder, experienced. The bloody glacier first appeared in 1911 to an Australian who made a research trip in the McMurdo Strait, part of the Dry Valleys. Continue reading

Cape Horn

“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

Sailing spots (part 2)
Zanzibar, Tanzania Located in East Africa, Zanzibar (Tanzania) is considered one of the most picturesque archipelagos of the Indian Ocean. The ancient stone city is recognized as a UNESCO heritage.…

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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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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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Komodo Park in Indonesia
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…

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