Luminous caves of Waitomo
Waitomo Caves are considered one of the main attractions of New Zealand. They are located on the North island of New Zealand, 12 km Northwest of the town of Te…

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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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Iguazu Falls Reviews
Iguazu falls (Argentina) — exact location, interesting places, inhabitants, routes. The cascade of Iguazu waterfalls is officially recognized as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and the…

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Monthly Archives: May 2019

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 see the world’s largest animals. Moreover, the considerable amounts paid for this adventure do not guarantee that you will see, in fact, a whale. A close friend of mine, for example, spent a whole day at sea near Boston, and saw nothing but the tears of disappointed children. Therefore, the offer to wrap in Kaikoura to watch whales I responded with uncharacteristically skepticism. Watch whales in Kaikoura come not just.Near the shore, not far from the town, there is a deep ocean depression Hikurangi, which is simply teeming with plankton, which is carried to the surface by the rising ocean current. Well, where plankton is, there are whales. For a long time, kaikura was a powerful whaling base, which now does not resemble anything, this poor fishing has long been a thing of the past. Now it is one of the centers of ecological tourism, one of the first to receive the “Green globe”, a kind of environmental Oscar in this part of the world. Continue reading

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 civilization. Well-known Hollywood Director Peter Jackson more than 15 years ago was just looking for places to start shooting films based on the works of the English writer John.R. Tolkien.

Flying over the island in a helicopter, he noticed a large sheep farm, spread out on a picturesque hilly area, so similar to the places described in the trilogy “the Lord of the Rings” and the book “the Hobbit”. 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…

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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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Ice cave under the glacier in Juneau
The ice cave under the glacier in Juneau is considered one of the most mysterious places on Earth, and it is located near the city of Alaska. The most beautiful…

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The strangest and most amazing cities on the planet (part 2)
5. The last free city on Earth In the Colorado desert (southeastern California), there is a place called Slab city. There are mostly those who have nowhere to go –…

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