The giant Te Pake sand dunes
The giant Te Pake sand dunes are a 10-minute drive from the Cape Ring lighthouse, the northernmost point of the North Island and New Zealand as a whole. Last time,…

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The Amazon River
The Amazon is a great river whose basin covers half of Brazil and covers the territory of neighboring countries. The Amazon proper is a section of the river between the…

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Facts about the great wall of China
The great wall of China is one of the most grandiose sights in the world. The largest separation wall in the world by length, an impressive example of ancient defensive…

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St. John’s

St. John’s (eng. St. John’s, MFA: [seseɪntˈdʒɒnz]) is a city in Canada, the capital and largest city of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Population-106,172 people (2011) , with suburbs-about 200 thousand. It is the second most populated city on the Atlantic coast of Canada after Halifax.

The city has a monument to the Portuguese Navigator Gaspar Cortereal.

History
Legends say that this city got its name in honor of the baptized Jew from Italy, Giovanni Caboto (ital. Giovanni Caboto, CA. 1450, Genoa-1499), who became the first European to sail to the Harbor, on June 24, 1497 — the day of the feast of St. John the Baptist. Continue reading

Glowing beach
The luminous beach or Sea of Stars is located on the coast of Vaadhoo island in RAA Atoll, Maldives. The glow is explained by the bioluminescence of plankton-chemical processes in…

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Hobbiton
How it all started New Zealand, in particular, the North Island is famous for its rich and unique nature: lush vegetation and pastoral landscapes are almost not spoiled by modern…

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The ruins of the TA-Prom temple in Cambodia: the destructive power of the jungle
TA-Prom temple is one of the most monumental on the territory of the Angkor Hindu complex in Cambodia. It is located in a dense jungle in a dilapidated state. The…

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Tunnel of love
Tunnel of love (Ukr. The tunnel of love) is a natural monument of local importance. It is located near the village of Klevan, in the Rivne district of the Rivne…

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