Winter Baikal - an unforgettable vacation
The idea of ​​a holiday on Lake Baikal is full of stereotypes, the most common of which is that a real active holiday on Lake Baikal can only be in…

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ISLAND SAN ANDRES
230 km east of Nicaragua and 750 km northwest of Cartagena (Spanish Cartagena), located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, there is a small archipelago of San Andres and Providencia…

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Sri Lanka Tea Plantations
The name of each country causes us certain associations. At the word "Morocco", I immediately recall the sweet yellow-sided oranges, "Cuba" - fragrant cigars. And at the mention of "Ceylon"?…

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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; 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

Travel to St. Helena

This beautiful island belongs to England, but at the same time, is extremely far from it. It used to be an English colony, and now an island kingdom state with partially limited control. The climate is significantly different from the British. St. Helena is located in the tropics and is exposed to the sea, so the island is warm enough, but fogs are just as common.

This island became famous thanks to Napoleon. He lived here in exile in the last days of his life. The tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the main attractions of the area, however, it is empty, because the remains have long been transported to France. Most likely, the burial place of Napoleon himself attracts so many tourists here. But besides Napoleon’s house and grave, there is something to see.

Not everyone knows where the island is. It is quite far from the entire continental world, namely in the Atlantic, between South America and Africa (it is not for nothing that Bonaparte was exiled to this island). Continue reading

History of Travel and Tourism

2000 years before Christ, in India and Mesopotamia

Trade travels have existed since the beginning of civilization. At that time, the port of Lothal was an important center of trade between the Indus Valley and the Sumerian civilizations.

600 BC and later

Early forms of leisure travelers can be traced back to the Babylonian and Egyptian empires. In Babylon, a museum of historical antiquities was opened to the public. The Egyptians held many religious holidays that attracted devout and simply curious people. Aliens flocked to cities to see famous works of art and buildings. 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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Madeira - an island in the waters of the Atlantic
Madeira is an island in the archipelago of the same name, in the northern Atlantic, about 1000 km from Portugal, 400 km north of the Canary Islands. This is an…

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Kuwait - Golden Emirate of the East
Kuwait is the capital of almost the same name in a very small country - Kuwait. There is only one large city here - it is Kuwait. It is based…

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