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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The "Bride" of the Mediterranean - Alexandria
At the time of "open" Egypt, Alexandria was not popular with the mass Russian tourist, mainly from the resorts of the Red Sea they came there on individual excursions for…

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Useful tips for tourists
Certainly for each country has its own particular nuances, but there are also common for all of Asia, which are better to follow. How to avoid becoming a victim of…

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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

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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Buda Castle in Budapest
The Buda Castle is the historic castle of the Hungarian kings, which towers on the territory of Budapest. Once it was called the Royal Palace and the Royal Castle ...…

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Weekend in Russia: the best tourist routes
For those who are looking for where to go for the weekend - alone, together or with family, so that it is inexpensive, interesting, comfortable, and maybe even with unusual…

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Lake Neusiedl
Neusiedler See is considered the fourth largest lake in Central Europe, yielding Balaton, Constance and Geneva. Its age is 20 thousand years, it is believed that it appeared as a…

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