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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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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Lady Knox
Lady Knox (eng. Lady Knox Geyser) is a geyser located in the Wai-O-Tapu region, the Taupo volcanic zone of the North island of New Zealand. It is named after Lady…

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Alsace

Alsace is an amazing combination of advantages of two cultures at once: France and Germany. With its French love of detail, flowers and wines and its German half-timbered houses, hearty food and beer, the region represents such an ideal concentrated Europe.

What to see in Alsace?
Strasbourg and Colmar have their own “fairy tales”:” little France “in one and” little Venice ” in the other. Both cities are considered one of the most beautiful in Europe. Continue reading

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

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

Yellowstone national Park
Yellowstone national Park (Yellowstone national Park or simply Yellowstone, Yellowstone) is the oldest and one of the most famous national parks in the United States. Yellowstone is located in three…

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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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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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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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