The Cretaceous Mountains are amazing natural monuments that a traveler will surely encounter, following the land route from Central Russia towards the Kuban, the Caucasus, the Caspian coast.
Temples in the chalk caves of Pridonya
On the territory of the Voronezh, Volgograd, Belgorod, Rostov regions of Russia, Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, the Cretaceous Mountains belt is located in the Don basin and its largest tributary – the Seversky Donets. Departing into the earth’s thickness to a depth of 50 meters, the upper layers of the Cretaceous deposits are mixed with the earth, so grass, shrubs and trees grow on the Cretaceous mountains.
Soft chalk is great for creating caves, so ancient hermit monks settled in the chalk mountains. Later, Orthodox churches began to be built in the thickness of the chalk mountains. We will talk about the most interesting of them in this article.
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For Poles, the southern coast of the Baltic Sea is their “Far North”. But the country has no other sea, and today the Baltic coast of Poland is actually more than 500 km of the resort area …
Holidays in the Polish Baltic
Most of the Poles themselves rest in the Polish Baltic (in Pomorie, as they say here). But in the crowded Polish-speaking crowd of tourists, flooding the Polish coastal cities in the summer, one can often hear both German and Dutch speech.
At first glance, this seems strange – the Dutch and Germans have their own resorts in the same climatic zone, and the latter have them on the same Baltic coast. However, economical Europeans have their own calculation: in Pomorie, quite acceptable, by European standards, travel services – accommodation, meals, excursions – are cheaper than in their countries.
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Thanks to decent service by “Egyptian standards”, a transparent sea and chic coral reefs, Charm is without exaggeration the most popular Egyptian resort among foreign tourists …
In this article we will talk about the beach nuances of this resort area, and determine the best beaches of Sharm El Sheikh, in terms of a comfortable beach holiday.
The best beaches of Sharm El Sheikh
The vast majority of local beaches here are coral, that is, corals start almost from the coast, stretch on average 20-50 meters, so without special protective shoes, swimming from the coast is simply dangerous, especially for children. Almost all hotels equipped their beaches with pontoons that go beyond the borders of reefs, so that tourists can safely go to the depths along them, without fear of cutting themselves on corals.
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