Fort Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Sri Lanka’s main attractions. The construction has an ancient and interesting history.
It is not possible to find out the exact date of the construction of fortification walls and towers. It is believed that the first fortress was built by the Arabs 2000 years ago, then in 1588 the Portuguese rebuilt it, who arrived on the island in search of new trade opportunities, in the 17th century the Dutch pressed them to declare Sri Lanka their colony. In the 19th century, the appearance of the fort was changed by the British. Continue reading
Anzio is an ancient port city, on the shores of which the warm waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea are broken. According to legend, the emperors Nero and Caligula were born here, leaving a noticeable and at the same time contradictory mark in history. However, tourists come here not at all for the antique past, but for the healing air, sea coolness and cozy sandy beaches. In the summer, travelers in Anzio join the Romans fleeing the heat of the Eternal City.
HOW TO GET FROM ROME TO ANZIO
The distance between the capital and the resort is only 60 km. It can be overcome with several modes of transport to choose from.
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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