Yachting in Polynesia
French Polynesia is conveniently located in the Pacific Ocean. Five archipelagos in its southern part unite more than 100 islands of volcanic and coral origin. Tropical climate, thickets of coconut…

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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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Houseboats in Amsterdam
The canals of Amsterdam have long become an integral part of its urban landscape. They, like roads, encircle the city with a dense network, creating an indescribable atmosphere. While traveling…

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Holland

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

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…

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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…

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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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Island of gozo
Have you ever been to paradise? If not, then welcome to a small quiet island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Friendly locals, sandy beaches, palm trees, pristine nature…

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