Interesting neighborhood: what else to visit
If you come to New Zealand and have already visited Cathedral Bay, go to the Hot water beach. A kilometer winding path leads from the bay to the beach. Along…

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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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Cape Horn
"Devil's Mouth", "Ship Cemetery", "Old Eater" - that is how Cape Horn was called for centuries by sailors and travelers. It is the southernmost point of the Tierra del Fuego…

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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. For over 1000 years, it has served as the crossroads of Asian, African and European cultures. One of the best ways to explore these places is to travel on a traditional Dhow boat (Arabic sailboat).
Best Sailing Sites – Zanzibar, Tanzania

On your travel itinerary, you should definitely take the opportunity to snorkel in the local waters – this is truly an exciting water adventure. In addition, you can book a diving safari in Zanzibar, which will allow you to visit the most interesting places for diving within a few days. Continue reading

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

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 shipping

Even in our time, ships avoid circling the dangerous and unpredictable Cape Horn, preferring a calm and safe path, although modern maritime practice and shipbuilding give ships the opportunity to plow the most difficult expanses of water.

Only bulky vessels and tankers, whose size and displacement do not allow the use of alternative routes, go this thorny road. Continue reading

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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Coconut Island
Isla del Coco or Cocos is a tropical island of volcanic origin, geographically owned by Costa Rica and distant from it by almost 600 km. It is one of the…

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Interesting neighborhood: what else to visit
If you come to New Zealand and have already visited Cathedral Bay, go to the Hot water beach. A kilometer winding path leads from the bay to the beach. Along…

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Blue Lagoon in Iceland
Iceland is one of the few countries in the world that is famous not only for its perfect ecology, but also for its many thermal springs with healing features. Pools,…

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