Tuamotu Islands
The large but sparsely populated Tuamotu archipelago in two rows is located in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Technically, this is about seventy coral atolls and four volcanic islands.…

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What else to do in Portugal
In addition to yachting, Portugal has other water activities. Here you can go surfing, diving or participate in regattas on yachts. Surfing in Portugal has long been considered one of…

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Bay of Islands
To relax somewhere abroad, the dream of many. But only the elite wish not Egypt, Turkey or the EU, but something more exotic. Therefore, tourists and travelers are increasingly choosing…

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Canals and bridges of Amsterdam

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

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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Bay of Islands
To relax somewhere abroad, the dream of many. But only the elite wish not Egypt, Turkey or the EU, but something more exotic. Therefore, tourists and travelers are increasingly choosing…

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Lake Como in Italy
Water expanses of Italy are primarily associated with Venice and gondolas that cut through the narrow canals of this city on the water. But the picturesque lakes of the country…

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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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