122 days in a barrel: how the 72-year-old Frenchman crossed the Atlantic
In one of his tales, the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin wrote: "A cloud is in the sky, a barrel is sailing in the sea ...". And it seems…

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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…

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Troodos is a mountain resort region in Cyprus and the only place in the country where it snows. From October to March, majestic peaks, including the highest peak Olympos (1952…

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Prices for food and souvenirs in Koh Samui

In Thailand, there is a cult of food. There is hardly any other country in the world with so many food outlets per quarter. Siamese culinary specialists over the centuries not only created their dishes, but also accumulated the experience of their neighbors. Having borrowed the best from the field of gastronomy, they created real masterpieces that can please the taste buds of the most picky gourmets.

Although food is not the main expense item in Thai resorts, it will not be out of place to figure out how much to take with you when traveling to the paradise island of Koh Samui.

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122 days in a barrel: how the 72-year-old Frenchman crossed the Atlantic

In one of his tales, the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin wrote: “A cloud is in the sky, a barrel is sailing in the sea …”. And it seems that traveling on water in such an unusual way can only be a figment of the imagination of the light of Russian literature. And it is unlikely that Pushkin himself or his contemporaries could have suggested that after two centuries, one brave Frenchman will be able to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a barrel in almost half a year.

In fairness, it should be clarified that attempts to cross the Atlantic on what is not quite adapted for such a difficult journey were earlier. So, in 1952, the French physician, biologist and traveler Alain Bombard crossed the ocean in an ordinary inflatable boat. Moreover, this daredevil went swimming without food, Continue reading

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