In the past, almost all trips, many of which also ended with great geographical discoveries, began off the coast of Portugal.
Holidays in Portugal are beautiful all year round
Now the opposite is true – hundreds of thousands of tourists come here every year to touch the rich Portuguese history, try real port wine, soak up the beautiful beaches of the Algarve, Madeira and the Azores, and also see with their own eyes the architectural and natural splendor of this European country.
By the way, the homeland of famous travelers of the era of the Great geographical discoveries has not yet Continue reading
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, Continue reading
After the bloody events in the fall of 2010 in Egypt and in the summer of 2011 on the Russian Far Eastern beaches, where ordinary vacationers became victims of sharks, we began to talk about these marine predators more often than as exotic, but as a real danger for tourists.
This danger, however, as often happens, is greatly exaggerated; according to biologists, the shark on the beach is still an exception, not a rule. And cases of shark attacks on tourists bathing or diving, surfing and other water sports are often the result of a violation by the latter of various rules and instructions.
Nevertheless, the threat of an unprovoked attack by sharks on some beaches of world resorts really Continue reading