Monthly Archives: February 2020
No one knows how many waterfalls are on the earth. Perhaps this is because sometimes it is difficult to say: is there really a waterfall in front of us, that is, just water falling from a height, and not something else, some of them look very unusual.
And even what waterfall is considered unusual, no one knows for sure either. Therefore, we do not call our selection “World Top 10” or “World Waterfall Rating”, but simply talk about ten waterfalls in different countries that seemed unusual to us.
Here, as they say, you can’t argue: when water painted in blood-red color gushes from ice rocks, this spectacle is unusual and even fantastic, reminiscent of horror films. But there is no “horror”: the reason for the unusual color of the water, according to scientists, lies in the chemical composition of the glacier, this water stream forms from melting. It contains a lot of iron oxide, in other words, ordinary rust.
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The scandal with the Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, which happened several years ago, made the French Courchevel in the minds of our compatriots a symbol of super-expensive vacation, accessible only to very rich people …
Holidays in Courchevel – for different tastes and wallets
However, a careful study of the offers of travel agencies shows that this is not so.
Steps of height, beauty …
Not everyone knows that Courchevel is not one city, it is five small villages united in one resort, but located at different heights. Location – French Alps, Savoy department.
At a relatively low altitude – 1100 meters is the village of Saint-Bon-Tarentaise. Hotel “Le Lac Blue” is the first hotel that was opened in 1925 especially for lovers of winter holidays. Actually, from here the world fame of Courchevel went. Here, in Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, the atmosphere of traditional peaceful relaxation reigns in its European sense, with a promenade alley, cozy cafes, from which you can see picturesque alpine landscapes, etc. Continue reading
“To live to be a hundred years old!”, – this phrase has long been steadily associated rather with some, not the most thoughtful, feast toasts than with reality. Nevertheless, the theme of longevity has always excited minds and hearts. Centennial old people have always been revered and respected, trying to adopt their lifestyle in the hope of getting an equally long century. But above all, the reason for such a reverent attitude towards centenarians has always been the exceptional rarity of this phenomenon.
Bama – the abode of the centenarians in China
That is why one place on earth is so amazing, where centennial centenarians are, if not commonplace, then certainly not a sensation. The name of this place is the Bama Yao Autonomous County of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China. For simplicity, we will call these places simply Bama, especially since the capital of the county is called that.
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