San Felice Circeo is a chamber resort located on the famous Odyssey Riviera, which stretches from Rome to Naples. Picturesque views, long beaches covered with golden sand, clean air and rich ancient history attract thousands of travelers every year.
The town is divided into 2 parts: one lie on top of the mountain, the other at its foot. They say that several thousand years ago the mountain was an island. The legendary Odysseus sailed past him, the ship of which tried to sink the insidious sorceress of Circe. The hero dealt with black magic and a pier to the rocky shores. He was so impressed by the local beauty that he lingered in these parts. Continue reading
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