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 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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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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Monthly Archives: August 2019

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, on the way back home, I was so carried away by the winding serpentine road that we passed the lapel on the sand without blinking an eye! Vacation, and the summer of the 15th, we spent most of the time first on the South island, and then on local beaches near the house, so that the traditional trip to the North we somehow postponed by ourselves until the best case! Continue reading

20 places near San Francisco where you can relax for a day

Summer in San Francisco is the perfect time for a day trip within a few hours ‘ drive of San Francisco. The SFGate website has compiled a list of 20 travel options with tips on local entertainment and tips on how to avoid popular tourist routes and see original places. We also offer an approximate travel time from San Francisco (from the point that Google Maps gives you when you enter the “San Francisco” query) to your destinations. The specified time does not take into account possible traffic congestion. Continue reading

Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef glacier (New Zealand) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Tourist reviews, photos and videos.

Every year, the Franz Josef glacier is visited by more than 250 thousand tourists. What is it so famous for, and what interesting things can be seen in this place? The Franz Josef glacier is located in the Westland national Park, which belongs to the Te Wahipunamu region. By the way, this area is sacred to the local population-Maori. It is also a UNESCO heritage site.

The Franz Josef glacier is the fastest glacier in the world. During the day, the ice passes a decent distance, about 2 m per hour. Continue reading

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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Multicolored rocks of China
The Zhangye Danxia rocks in southeastern China are a unique geological phenomenon. Lush rolling hills are reminiscent of the paintings created by nature itself. The colored rocks Of Zhangye Danxia…

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Mount Roraima — the lost world of Venezuela
Mount Roraima is a surprisingly mysterious, almost fantastic place located in the South-East of Venezuela. This is where Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana meet. Due to its unusual shape, this mountain…

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Swing the End of the World
Deep in the wilds of Ecuador is a seismic monitoring station known as Casa del Arbol (in the original Casa del Arbol). Its purpose is to observe the activity of…

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