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In the world there are many cities with a developed system of canals, ducts and bridges, because of which they are often called the “Venice” of their countries. The most interesting of them will be discussed in this article …
Of course, we will not compare the architectural appearance and history of these cities with the original Venice. The purpose of this article is different – to talk about cities whose inhabitants as well as the Venetians live on the water …
Empuriabrava – Spanish Venice
On the Mediterranean coast of Spanish Catalonia, in the Costa Brava, near the French border, about 150 km from Barcelona, there is the town of Ampuriabrava, built up in Mediterranean-style houses, and known as the Spanish Venice. The total length of the dense network of canals here is almost 25 km, and the number of berths is about five thousand. Unlike Italian Venice, here you can drive to the house either by car or by boat. Continue reading
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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Tourweek has compiled a list of the world’s most interesting, most unique and largest aquariums …
Aquarium in Atlanta, USA
Georgia Aquarium – the largest aquarium in the world, located in the US city of Atlanta. It was opened in 2005, the total volume of water in the tanks of the aquarium – more than 32,000 cubic meters.
The oceanarium is divided into 60 thematic sections, which are inhabited by about 120,000 sea creatures belonging to more than 500 different species.
Four huge whale sharks, two whale whales and two manta rays can be considered the most interesting inhabitants of the Georgia Aquarium.
In the aquarium there are not only closed ponds, but also ponds where you can touch the inhabitants, for example, a small pond with stingrays. Continue reading