CAMBODIA
A state in Southeast Asia, in the south of the Indochina Peninsula, with the capital Phnom Penh. Area - 181 thousand km². The population is more than 15 million people;…

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Boat trip: 5 islands where volcanoes smoke
Volcano Etna Boat trip on the volcanic islands. The starting point of the trip, we chose the city of Catania, which is located at the foot of Mount Etna. This…

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Venice Carnival
Venice Carnival (Carnevale di Venezia) is an annual festival held in Venice in February. The carnival begins about two weeks before the Ash Wednesday (in the Latin rite of the…

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Mexico

The official name is the United Mexican States — a state in southern North America bordering the United States in the north, Belize and Guatemala in the southeast, washed in the west by the waters of the Gulf of California and the Pacific Ocean, and in the east by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Mexico covers almost the entire territory of Central America. It consists of 31 states and the capital of Mexico City, which is a federal district.

CLIMATE AND WEATHER
The climate of Mexico is influenced by coastal waters and extreme elevations. The average air temperature in the lowland resorts is + 26 ° С, water temperature + 22 ° С. As in most other tropical countries, Mexico has two main seasons: the rainy season (June to October) and the dry season (November to May). Continue reading

Vatican

One of the most interesting, mysterious and at the same time the tiniest places on earth is the Vatican city-state.

A dwarf enclave within Rome, associated with Italy. The status of the Vatican in international law is an auxiliary sovereign territory of the Holy See, the residence of the highest spiritual leadership of the Roman Catholic Church. Like Rome, the Vatican is geographically located in the Lazio region, it is the west of the central part of the Apennine Peninsula. It is 20 km from the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea, several hundred meters from the right bank of the Tiber.

The capital of the Vatican is the Vatican itself. Everything is arranged here, on the one hand it is incredibly simple and on the other hand, everything is very complicated. The resident population of the Vatican is predominantly male, although two orders of nuns reside in the Vatican. The minority is the senior Catholic clergy; the remainder are members of religious orders. Many workers and staff at the Vatican Embassy live outside its walls. One hundred percent of the population of this small country are Catholics. Continue reading

Portugal

Portugal is the westernmost state in continental Eurasia. Located in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. On land, it borders only with Spain. Portugal is also governed by the Azores and Madeira, which occupy an important strategic position in the west of the Strait of Gibraltar. The largest and most important city in Portugal is Lisbon (2.1 million inhabitants with suburbs, 1996). It is the capital and main port of the country. Porto is the main city of the North, the second most populous country in the country (302.5 thousand in 1991; about 1.2 million people in the entire agglomeration). Porto, located on the right bank of the Douro River, the former capital of Portugal and the country’s largest port, is famous for its port. On the opposite bank of the Douro River is the city of Vila Nova di Gaya (31.5 thousand inhabitants in 1991), where many wine company warehouses are concentrated. Continue reading

The history of tourism: from the XVII century to the present day
In the seventeenth century, the popularity of spas grew in the UK and a little later on the European continent, as people began to learn more about the therapeutic quality…

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Elite holidays in Acapulco
Acapulco is a world famous resort on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Every year it attracts several million tourists. And all this thanks to the rich nightlife, very mild, warm…

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Holidays with children in Spain - rural tourism in Asturias
Traveling with children abroad is often perceived as a risky and very expensive adventure! Parents eagerly stare at the growing child, fantasizing about foreign tours and exotic trips that they…

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Pilgrimage history
The going of believers to holy places for worship has been known since ancient times. The centers of pilgrimage in ancient times were the temples of Amun in Egyptian Thebes,…

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