“Rule, Britain, by the seas” – an old patriotic song reminds the world of the times when Great Britain was a great naval power with an impressive fleet.
The serious development of shipping required safe navigation, especially in the conditions of foggy climate and rocky coasts. Throughout the country, lighthouses were actively being built, built on shipping lanes, on islands and even in English colonies.
In the 16th century, a special organization was created by royal decree, responsible for the lighthouses of England and Wales. Nowadays it is called Trinity House, 70 lighthouses work under its control. Continue reading
Freedom is just one of the many reasons why sailing is especially attractive. It is the freedom of sailing that gives a pleasant realization that everything is possible. You can safely go to distant horizons, beckoning with your unknown, and follow the wind blowing you in the sails.
In fact, it is possible that you will fall into a storm, you may be tormented by seasickness, you may have difficulty crossing the water borders of various countries. But if you do not pay attention to potential disadvantages and enjoy a sailing trip, then this will be the most amazing adventure in your life, which you will later remember with a smile.
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Who would have thought that under the earth there could be a sky strewn with millions of stars … And this, after all, is reality! It is enough to visit Waitomo Caves to see for yourself.
One of the most unique and beautiful places in New Zealand is able to turn the idea of natural beauty. In the caves of Svetlyachkov, as this place is also called, for all its realism, the feeling that this is all untrue and too magical does not leave.
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Once upon a time, the locals of the New Zealand town of Te Kuiti knew that somewhere there were extraordinary caves that could only be reached through the water. But no one ever dared to go deep into this mystical place (and this place was really considered something magical and mystical). Continue reading