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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Waitomo Caves
Who would have thought that under the earth there could be a sky strewn with millions of stars ... And this, after all, is reality! It is enough to visit…

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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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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

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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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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Fjords of Norway
Norway is an amazing northern country, even the name of which blows cold. Despite the harsh climate, many tourists prefer this magical land to hot tropical resorts. And this is…

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