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
May Petersburg welcomes guests with warmth and bright sunshine. But, of course, not always so lucky. Petersburgers like to complain about the weather and talk about the cold and dank city. I don’t know, maybe it is. And in fine weather, Petersburg is simply beautiful! Spring, Neva joyfully shimmers in the sun without frowning at all. Isaac, Winter, Admiralty. The mood is great. There are many tourists on the streets, but this is not a crowd. The queues in museums are not long yet – while you are standing, there is just time to prepare yourself for a meeting with the beautiful. In restaurants and cafes there are always free tables.
Every year, planning another vacation, children’s vacation or holiday weekend, the thought comes to a trip to St. Petersburg. It doesn’t matter that I’ve been there many times. With each new visit, you discover the city in a new way. It all depends on age, mood, life circumstances. Continue reading
Let’s try to summarize the summer cons and summer pros of vacation in this country, focusing solely on the “seasonal factor”. That is, without touching the merits and demerits of rest in Egypt in general, we are talking only about summer.
Summer cons …
In the summer in Egypt it is hot, it is well known. It happens that the thermometer rises above + 45 ° C in the shade. However, it should be borne in mind that resort areas, where most tourists visiting Egypt prefer to relax, are located on the Red Sea coast, where there is a dry tropical desert climate, moderated by the sea breeze. This means that the summer + 30 ° C in Moscow can cause you more problems than the same + 40 ° C in Sharm or Hurghada.
The specifics of Egypt’s attractions are such that many of them are in desert or semi-desert areas (for example, the pyramids in Giza), and in the summer, of course, there is usually intense heat. This, of course, is a serious minus. Continue reading