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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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…

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10 best places to see the Northern lights-in Russia and abroad
Do you dream of seeing the Northern lights live? We have compiled a guide to help you realize your dream. Choose your route, follow the simple tips and be ready…

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Australia

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

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

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 States-Wyoming (most of the Park, about 96% of the total area), Idaho and Montana. The area of the reserve is 8,983 km2 (this is more than the States of Delaware or Rhode island); the length of the Park from North to South is 101 kilometers, and from West to East – 87 kilometers. The highest point in Yellowstone is Eagle Peak (3,466 meters above sea level), and the lowest point is the Bank of Reese Creek (1,610 meters). Continue reading

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal - "the pearl of India", "the eighth wonder of the world", one of the most beautiful buildings in the world The Taj Mahal is the "pearl of India",…

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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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Neuschwanstein castle 8 reviews
Neuschwanstein castle (Fussen, Germany) - history, excursions, exhibitions. Exact address, phone number, cost of entrance tickets. Local legends and ghosts. Near the town of Fussen in southwestern Bavaria, not far…

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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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