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…

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Lighthouses of Canada
Canada is a huge country located on the North American continent, washed by the waters of three mighty oceans (the Arctic, Pacific and Atlantic), which is famous not only for…

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Corinth Canal
The Corinth Canal, connecting the bays of the two seas - the Ionian and Aegean - is one of the most remarkable sights of Greece, well known to all who…

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Fortress Oreshek

At the source of the Neva River from Ladoga, some 24 km from St. Petersburg is an old military fortress. There truly unites all of Russian history.

Founded by the Novgorodians, which belonged to the Moscow principality, managed to be ruled by the Swedes, but then again returned to its origins (from 1702 it again belonged to Russia). What did not see the walls of this fortress, what kind of people they did not hide and did not “execute”.

Milestones in History

The fortress was founded by Yuri Danilovich (the grandson of Alexander Nevsky) on an island called Orekhovy in 1323. The island received its name due to the numerous thickets of hazel (hazel) throughout its territory. 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 Arctic landscapes and the main attraction of these latitudes – the polar lights, in honor of which this historical sailing ship got its new name.

Arctic travels on the schooner Noorderlicht

On board can accommodate up to 20 passengers and a crew of 5 people. Cruises on the Noorderlicht yacht can last from 7 to 15 days. During such a journey, guests of the ship can become full members of the crew and get an interesting marine practice of sailing a ship, setting sail and sailing under them. Continue reading

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 are no less suitable for fascinating water travel and entertainment, and among them Como occupies a special place.

Deep sea glacier lake
Located close to the Swiss border and only 40 km from Milan, Lake Como is a true paradise in Italy for connoisseurs of exciting yachting. The conditions for sailing here are excellent and ideal even for beginners who want to start mastering sailing in this paradise of Italy.

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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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The best time to travel to the Norwegian fjords
To fully enjoy the grandeur and beauty of the local landscapes, you should go to Norway in summer, autumn or spring. The most favorable time for walks along the picturesque…

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Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are a unique archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, which is home to many rare species of flora and fauna. The islands, covering an area of ​​7800 sq.…

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Solomon islands
Solomon Islands - one of the most remote and unspoiled tourism places on the planet. A poor but colorful country, washed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean, is located…

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