Rest in the Altai Mountains
All on Altai! In the Altai Mountains! Perhaps it is from this appeal should start this article. There is almost everything for recreation here - mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, cozy…

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Singapore alone
For the second year in a row, in September I have visited the Asian city-state of Singapore, popular with tourists from all over the world, located on islands in Southeast…

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5 places to extend the winter
Not enough winter to go skiing or snowboarding? We offer a selection of resorts located on glaciers or in northern latitudes, where the chances of catching good snow in April…

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China's Sacred Mountains - Nine Symbols of Spirituality
Nine Sacred Mountains on the territory of China are considered spiritual symbols, and five of them are worshiped by the adherents of Taoism and four by Buddhism. Since ancient times,…

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Marseille - the most interesting sights
Marseille has a rich history, beautiful historical buildings are perfectly preserved here. However, it is a modern city and the largest French port ... This contrast of history and modernity…

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Beautiful vintage Lisbon
The city of Lisbon is magnificent, you can wander around its historic streets all day without any purpose, just enjoy this ancient and beautiful city, as well as its unique…

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Shark attacks: in which countries they attack more often

After the bloody events in the fall of 2010 in Egypt and in the summer of 2011 on the Russian Far Eastern beaches where shark victims were common tourists, we began to talk about these marine predators more often not as exotic, but as a real danger to tourists.

This danger, however, as it often happens, is greatly exaggerated, the shark on the beach, according to biologists, is still an exception, not the rule. Continue reading

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

The Brazilian Carnival (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held in many cities in Brazil 40 days before Easter, marking the beginning of Lent. During Lent, Roman Catholics refrain from any bodily pleasures. That is why the Brazilian carnival, as an act of parting with pleasure, takes place on the eve of fasting.

There are several versions of the origin of the Brazilian carnival. According to one of them, it is based on the Poteshny Day, introduced in the 17th century by the Portuguese, which was accompanied by songs and dances, when it was decided to fool each other in various ways, pour water on it, throw in raw eggs and beans. Continue reading

The amazing sights of Nepal: Dakshinkali Temple

Nepalese are very religious. It is believed that most of the population in Nepal professes Hinduism, although in fact the inhabitants of this country have created some kind of mixture of Buddhist beliefs, Hinduism and tantric rites. A small part of the population professes Islam, shamanism and Christianity.
The main attractions of Nepal are the highest mountains (Himalayas), national parks and temples, of which there are many.

By virtue of their religiosity, the Nepalese believe that their whole space is filled with spirits, sometimes unfriendly. Continue reading

Five famous abandoned resorts in the world
Popularity is a fickle thing. Tourist centers and famous resorts, like people, live and die. We will tell here about the five once popular, and today - the forgotten centers…

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New Year in Paris - what, where and how?
Paris is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world, and the New Year is one of the most beloved holidays. It is not surprising that among the…

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Island Holidays in Thailand
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 indeed…

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