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
Attachment to one place of rest – unless, of course, it is connected with neophobia (fear of everything new), without irony, let’s say, commendable devotion. What could be wrong with the fact that a person has found an ideal corner for himself on Earth? And if he can give practical advice to others and thoroughly talk about why he has found peace of mind anywhere, namely here – such an experience is invaluable! Imagine, season after season, Russian tourists flock to the resorts of Costa Daurada (this is the name used in Catalan) and every year many of them repeat their trip, replenishing the number of loyal fans of it – today it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. And, it would seem, with each season it’s becoming more and more difficult to diversify their leisure time, breaking away (literally) from the “Gold Coast” – everything has been investigated, everything has been worn out. 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