River trips with thrills
Уou can feel the adrenaline rush as you glide across the surface of the river on a truly jet-powered boat. Hold tight on turns and u-turns. Believe me, you will…

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Han Son dung (Son Doong) (mountain river Cave)
Over the past year, twenty new caves have been opened in Vietnam, including the giant Han Son dung cave, or hang Sondong (the name can be translated as "mountain river…

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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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Monthly Archives: September 2018

City of Petra

Petra (Arabic. البتراء read “al-Batra”) is an ancient city located in the South — West of Jordan, the former capital of Idumea, and later of the Nabataean Kingdom. It is located at an altitude of more than 900 m above sea level in the narrow Sik canyon. The capital of Jordan, Amman, is 236 km away.

The ancient city of Petra belongs to the new wonders of the world, and is also included in the UNESCO world heritage list. Millions of tourists come here to see the rock city with their own eyes. The spectacle is really impressive, since it is impossible to believe that this was created several millennia ago. Continue reading

Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca city in Peru

Machu Picchu (in Quechua, machu pikchu means ” Old Mountain”) is a mysterious Inca city built in the middle of the XV century, and the main attraction for which travelers go on tours of Peru. It is located about 100 km from the capital of the Inca Empire, Cuzco, in the mountains at an altitude of 2450 meters above sea level and is so hidden in the Andes that the Spanish colonizers could not reach it. We learned about this city in 1911 thanks to the American scientist from Yale Hiram Bingham. Although it is fair to say that the locals always knew about Machu Picchu, but were in no hurry to share information with outsiders. Continue reading

The great pyramids of Giza

Unlike the pyramids that stand alone in the desert, the pharaohs of the Ancient Kingdom built three tombs on the Giza plateau and created a real cemetery city with tombs, temples, roads and sidewalks. They buried here not only pharaohs, their wives and servants, but also their closest relatives, as well as courtiers – in short, everyone who wanted to go after their master to the other world in the hope that he would give them life after death (all these people, except the servants, were of noble origin – the road to eternity was closed to the common people forever).What the great pyramids of Giza look like It is not without reason that the Egyptian pyramids in Giza are a real cemetery for aristocrats, where a considerable number of people were buried at one time. And the complex of pyramids in Giza includes: the pyramids of Cheops Khefren and Mikerin; temples leading to them, located at the beginning of the memorial road and in one of which Egyptologists discovered a triad-a unique ancient statue of the Pharaoh Mikerin Continue reading

New Zealand: whale watching
There is such an expensive entertainment - Whale Watching, whale watching. There are several spots in America, South Africa, and Madagascar where people come from all over the world to…

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The great pyramids of Giza
Unlike the pyramids that stand alone in the desert, the pharaohs of the Ancient Kingdom built three tombs on the Giza plateau and created a real cemetery city with tombs,…

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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…

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10 incredible facts about Antarctica that you won't immediately believe
We don't know so much about our planet. Especially about its remote regions, where it is difficult to get to, and where the climate is very harsh. It's the remoteness…

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