The island capital – Oranjestad will delight with the original combination of colonial and modern architecture, monuments, parks, museums, fashion shops and fish restaurants. Aruba’s nightlife is represented by casinos, night clubs, discos, cabarets.
Travel to Aruba Island
Connoisseurs of cultural and historical sights will be able to enjoy them by visiting the island’s oldest settlement – the fishing village of Savaneta, the city of Noord, known for its temples of historical and cultural value.
Cathedral of St. Anne and Alta Vista – the oldest Catholic churches in the Caribbean. On the island you can visit historical, archaeological, geological and numismatic museums, art exhibitions. Continue reading
You can get to some of the most picturesque corners of the planet only by water – on a yacht or boat. Among them is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world – Navagio.
Impressive unspoilt sandy beach is located in the inaccessible bay of the Greek Zakynthos, part of the Ionian Islands. It received its name, meaning “shipwreck”, from the events that took place here in 1983 and whose echo still serves as one of the most unusual sights of these places. It was here that in an attempt to avoid persecution by the authorities, the smuggling vessel suddenly ran aground. Subsequently, during one of the severe storms, the ship was washed ashore, and so far on Navajo beach you can see its rusted skeleton, reminding that the sea does not forgive mistakes. Continue reading
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