Ceylon: the customs and foundations of modern Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, in general, a poor Asian country, the life expectancy of the population is surprisingly high, even by European standards - an average of 75 years (73 for…

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Rhodes Island
The largest island of the Dodecanese archipelago and the fourth largest island in Greece. Rhodes is located in the southeastern part of Greece and is washed by the Aegean and…

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Costa Dorada
Costa Daurada ("Gold Coast") - the coast of the province of Tarragona got its name by chance: the fine sand of endless beaches glistens in the waves of the Mediterranean…

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By Viking Line ferry: Helsinki – Stockholm – Helsinki – Tallinn

The advantages of ferry crossings for guests and residents of maritime powers are very obvious. Here is the opportunity to move to the desired point with the car, bulk luggage and even pets, and considerable savings in the purchase of automobile fuel, and a significant reduction in transfer time. But if you delve into the essence of the matter and get acquainted with the structure of modern ships and the conditions in which a person who bought a ticket for a ferry finds himself, it becomes obvious that the advantages in such a travel arrangement are incomparably greater than might seem at first glance.

Descendants of the Vikings with affectionate names
The countries of the Baltic region have long been firmly connected with each other by a multitude of relations – economic, cultural and just human.
When the sea captain Gunnar Eklund established the shipping company Viking Line back in 1959, he most likely set himself exclusively business goals. Continue reading

The most unusual natural attractions of Brazil

There is one interesting place in Brazil that does not cease to amaze the Brazilians themselves – it is the Parque Nacional dos Lencois Maranhenses National Park, on the territory of which there is a wonderful place where white sand dunes up to 40 meters high are adjacent to bright fresh lakes. Such a fantastic landscape spreads over 1550 square meters. Km! An interesting neighborhood of sand and water gives rise to amazing natural paintings.

In the waters of the Lencois area, life is in full swing: fish, shrimp, crabs and turtles inhabit bright blue ponds. From December to March, the dry season lasts here, when the surrounding air warms up to a temperature of + 36 ° degrees Celsius. During this period, some water bodies partially dry out, but during the rainy season
Lencois is blooming again. Continue reading

The most interesting and unusual places in Myanmar

We have identified the most interesting and unusual places in Myanmar. This country is one of the most powerful centers of Buddhist culture in all of Asia, for which it is often called the “Country of Golden Pagodas” (there are more than 2.5 thousand of them).

In addition to numerous, sometimes unique temples, there are other equally interesting sights in Myanmar, some of which will be discussed in our article.

Chaittiyo Pagoda is a Buddhist shrine located in the state of Mon, Myanmar. The height of the pagoda is 5.5 meters. It is located on top of a granite stone, held on a ledge by unknown forces. Another name – Golden Stone – the shrine received because of its cover with gold leaf.

According to the legends of local residents, the stone was placed on a rock by two Burmese spirits (natami) about 2500 years ago. Continue reading

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