In the turquoise waters of the Sulawesi Sea, between Indonesia and Malaysia, there is one of the best places on the planet for lovers of immersion in the amazing and rich underwater world. This is the resort island of Kapalay.
It is located near the islands of Borneo and Mabul and is only the outline of the island, due to erosion of sand by sea waters. Also, the disappearance of the picturesque island was directly affected by the export of minerals on an industrial scale.
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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 those natural wonders.
Located near the village of Vic, from which it got its name, this beach impresses with a realistic illusion of chernozem lands on the coast instead of sand. In fact, this is real sand, only formed from solidified lava and ash. Unlike Hawaiian black beaches pleasing the atmosphere of a tropical paradise, Vic Beach is not so hospitable.
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Amsterdam is one of the few cities in old Europe that boasts man-made canals and bridges. Their appearance is the result of successful urban planning.
If you look at Amsterdam from a height, you can see that the canals encircle the old part of the city with four concentric half rings. They form about 90 islands interconnected by bridges, the number of which exceeds 1500. Along the canals are the most interesting places in Amsterdam, attracting thousands of tourists here.
A bit of history
The very first channel – Singel, was originally dug in the years 1428-1450 as a defensive urban moat. Gradually, its shores began to be built up, and he ended up inside the city. For a while he was called Koningsgracht, which from the Dutch means the Royal Canal. The singel begins at the city bay and ends at the Amstel River. Continue reading