Lake Baikal
Numerous, sometimes the most unexpected and original legends of Lake Baikal testify to the enormous importance that the lake had in the life of people at all times. And not…

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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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Maui Island
Being one of the largest islands in the Hawaiian archipelago, Maui is very popular among tourists. People come here to relax and enjoy the ocean, colored sand beaches and swimming…

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Mamula Island

On the border between Croatia and Montenegro there is an uninhabited islet, which has long been chosen by tourists. For many years, these two states cannot divide this place, although it belongs to Montenegro territorially.

Welcome to the fortress island of Mamula – one of the most interesting places with a fascinating history. Once the Austrians were the owners here, and the island bears the name in honor of General Lazarus Mamula.

Mistress or Mamula?

The island is a relatively small piece of land with a diameter of not more than 200 m, located southeast of the city of Igalo (it is possible to get around the whole in no more than 20-25 minutes). It blocks the entrance to the bay, so it was originally of extremely important strategic importance. Continue reading

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 1889 by order of William Douglas, an employee of the British Imperial Lighthouse Service. All building material necessary for the construction of this structure was specially delivered from England. The granite slabs from which the walls of the lighthouse were built were brought from the quarries of Scotland.

The most beautiful lighthouses in the world – Dondra Lighthouse in Sri Lanka

The height of the tower is 49 meters, and to climb to the very top, you need to overcome 196 steps. Continue reading

UK Lighthouses
“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…

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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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Kapalay Island
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…

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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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