Holidays in the Russian Baltic
Hot and noisy resorts by the warm seas are not popular with everyone. And not everyone can afford them, if we talk about Thailand, Egypt, the Turkish Mediterranean and other…

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Meet Montenegro!
Your tour to this Balkan country can be active, informative and short, or it may have a more relaxed “country format” more familiar to our compatriots. Montenegrins are a few…

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What to see in Portugal
The most western and, perhaps, the least developed by Russian tourists state of continental Europe is, of course, Portugal ... Portugal This country is located in Europe, west of Spain,…

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Which countries have their own Venice?

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

Temples in the chalk caves of Pridonya

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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The most interesting and largest aquariums in the world

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

How much to fly to Sri Lanka and which airlines?
Your vacation in Sri Lanka will undoubtedly be useful and rich in vivid impressions, but you should prepare for the fact that the flight to the island of Ceylon in…

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Bama - the abode of the centenarians in China
“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…

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Cinque Terre, Italy
According to environmentalists, the province of Cinque Terre on the Ligurian coast of Italy is the cleanest land in the whole Mediterranean. Five small towns clinging to cliffs near the…

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Thailand or Vietnam - where to go?
The two main tourist destinations in Southeast Asia today are Thailand and Vietnam. In this article we will try to compare the pros and cons of both directions. Thailand or…

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