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 men and 77 for women). This fact is a good reason for tourists visiting Sri Lanka to carefully look at how people live on their exotic island, the customs and traditions of their lives.
Ceylon: the customs and foundations of modern Sri Lanka
Perhaps you should immediately understand the sometimes confusing names: Ceylon is not the name of the country, but the island in the northern Indian Ocean, the island of Sri Lanka is located on the island, officially it sounds like this: Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. This island nation has two capitals – a little-known town with the complex name of Sri Jayavanadapura Kotte (the country’s parliament and supreme court are located here), and the large metropolis of Colombo (the residence of the President of Sri Lanka and government offices are located here). Continue reading
Ski resorts near Moscow and Moscow region
The territory of the Moscow region is predominantly flat, and therefore finding a suitable natural relief for organizing a ski resort is not an easy task. Therefore, many ski resorts in the Moscow region were created as a result of creating an artificial relief. The climatic conditions of the Moscow Region and the Moscow Region for the organization of ski resorts are favorable: the region is in a zone of temperate climate with an average winter temperature of about -9.
Today, many resorts in the Moscow Region and the Moscow Region are an unusual combination of complexes of various levels of service and comfort, from traditional small cottages to modern sports and entertainment centers with European-level service. Continue reading
Thailand is the main tourist center of the region, a country with a rich history and culture, a country of thousands of temples and hundreds of islands.
There are really a lot of islands in Thailand – small and large, inhabited and wild, preserving their natural beauty, covered with forests, lakes and rivers. And from such a variety you simply fall into confusion: Where to go on vacation to Thailand?
Similan Islands (Thailand) – a group of 11 islands located in the Andaman Sea, 70 kilometers from the mainland and the province of Phang Nga. Since 1982, the territory of the Similan Islands has been a national reserve of Thailand, due to which surprisingly beautiful nature has been preserved here. Continue reading