New Zealand, a country literally at the end of the world, consisting of a pair of large islands (North and South) and a host of small ones. It was discovered by the Dutch traveler Abel Tasman in 1642 and got its name in honor of one of the provinces of the Netherlands, Zealand. Later, another famous navigator, the Englishman James Cook, changed the Dutch name of the archipelago: Nieuw Zeeland to English New Zealand, which became the official name of the country. Total area of the country: 268,800 km2
CLIMATE AND WEATHER
The climate in New Zealand is largely determined by the proximity of Antarctica (which is why glaciers in the south of the country do not melt even in summer) and the Pacific Ocean, which gently washes the shores of the two main islands of the state. Continue reading
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; over 80% are Khmers. Since 1993 – a constitutional monarchy, the head of state – the king. …. Geographically, Cambodia is located between 10 ° and 16 ° north latitude, 106 ° and 108 ° east longitude. From the south-west it is washed by the waters of the Gulf of Thailand. On the coast are the Samit and Vealren Peninsulas, which are separated by Kampongsaom Bay. Cambodia also includes a small group of islands in the Gulf of Thailand. The largest of which is the island of Kong, with an area of 80 km². Continue reading
Geographical position. France is located in the western part of Europe, belongs to the Western European states and takes the first place among the Western European countries in terms of area .. The largest cities are Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nice
The form of government is the presidential-parliamentary republic.
.. France has a huge cultural heritage. It is rich, diverse, reflects wide regional differences, as well as the influence of immigration waves of different eras. France gave the civilization of the great mathematicians, numerous philosophers, writers, artists, the Age of Enlightenment, the language of diplomacy, a certain universal concept of man and much more. Continue reading
For any connoisseur of luxury, a five-star hotel is an important component of his trip. No matter where you go, everywhere you can stay in hotels that literally bathe in wealth and create the appropriate atmosphere of relaxation and comfort.
This article provides a list of unique hotels in the world of travelers. As you will see, it is not necessary that the best hotels are considered the most expensive or the most luxurious. The hotel, first of all, should attract a tourist for a trip to a particular place!
10. Kanahura / Kanuhura in the Maldives
If you ever wanted to relax on your desert island, to escape from the bustle, chances are that you were thinking of visiting the Maldives (Maldives). Consisting of coral atolls scattered across the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is a unique country. Continue reading
Indonesia is located in the zone of tectonic faults. The process of mountain building has not yet been completed. Therefore, there are so many volcanoes. The formidable forces of nature are in a dormant state, sometimes waking up for a short while. But, while volcanoes do not show dangerous activity, they become a place of pilgrimage for tourists.
Many islands of Indonesia have volcanoes that are a local attraction. We will visit one of them – Bromo. This volcano is so popular that tours on it can be bought not only on the island of Java, but also on the neighboring island of Bali. Independent travelers can try to go this route without a tour, but apart from a bunch of additional organizational problems and severe fatigue, nothing will benefit. Therefore, you can safely take a tour and hit the road. Continue reading