Blue hole (Red sea)
This term has other meanings, see Blue hole (values). Blue hole (from the English. Blue Hole is an underwater vertical cave near Dahab in Egypt. It is surrounded by coral…

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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…

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The Amazon River
The Amazon is a great river whose basin covers half of Brazil and covers the territory of neighboring countries. The Amazon proper is a section of the river between the…

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam (Netherlands) Amsterdam [mmstərˈdɑm]) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands. It has been the capital of the Kingdom since 1814. It is located in the province of North Holland in the West of the country at the mouth of the Amstel and EY rivers. Amsterdam is connected to the Nordsee canal with the North sea.

As of July 2018, the population of the municipality of Amsterdam is 857,713 people[3], together with the suburbs (city district) – 2.3 million inhabitants. Amsterdam is part of the Randstad agglomeration, which is the 6th largest in Europe.

The name of the city comes from two words: “Amstel” – the name of the river and “dam” – “dam”. In the 12th century, it was a small fishing village, but during the Golden age of the Netherlands, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world and a major trading center. 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”, the “eighth wonder of the world”, one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. Built by order of Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor, it has been the main symbol of lost love for more than three hundred years.

Shah Jahan was very fond of his wife. Mumtaz Mahal eclipsed all the wives and concubines of the ruler of the Empire, she became not only a beloved woman, but also a friend and assistant to the Emperor. 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

EMERALD LAKE OF NEW ZEALAND'S TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK
The sa Morakot Emerald lake is located in the Tongariro National Park of New Zealand. It is famous for the extraordinary color of its water, changing depending on the lighting,…

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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…

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Antelope canyon
Antelope canyon (Antelope Canyon)in the state of Arizona, we dreamed of seeing Antelope Canyon (Antelope Canyon) in the state of Arizona, USA, long before our trip to the States, so…

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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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