Articles with tag: Uritsk Andrey

Around noon our ship approached the northernmost tip of Norway. We're already familiar with the place which we visited in 2009 during our cruise on one of the ships of the Hurtigruten company from Bergen to Kirkenes. The most northern point of continental Europe is Cape Nordkinn (7108'02'')....
Seoul is one of the largest megalopolises of modern Asia, having arrived to which (especially if you have just arrived from Pyongyang and your knowledge of this city is limited only to the fact that it is the capital of South Korea) you is slightly lost. However, I know the recipe how to orient in...
Historical part of Seoul, and nowadays it is the main business and cultural center, by analogy with the North American cities, carries the name of Downtown. The modern 10-million Seoul megalopolis has a set of the lively areas, each of which is similar to the big city itself. But exactly from here...
The main historical sight of  Seoul  are five big palaces built during the Joseon dynasty governing in Korea from 1392 to 1897. These palaces are called  Changdeokgung ,  Changgyeonggung , Deoksugung, Gyeongbokgung, and Gyeonghuigung and represent enormous palace...
The next location on our agenda is Mt Field National Park, one of the numerous national parks of  Tasmania . A lot of trail tracks of various complexity pass through the park. If you have time, there is a lot of interesting there. Because of the tour, our time is limited. Therefore we...
Here begins the final phase of our cruise. Today, after two days of sailing, we set foot on sinful land again. In the early rainy morning, the ship anchored in the port of  Hobart , the main town of the island and the Australian State of  Tasmania  of the same name. It is...
San Francisco Bay was discovered in 1769, and it plays a special role in the city life. San Francisco was founded by the Spanish just 7 years after the bay opened. In 1776, they built a fort at the  Golden Gate Strait and founded the mission named in honor of St. Francis. The city began to...
Early in the morning “Costa Pacifica” moored in the port of Reykjavik , the capital of the small island country, and a great space for exploring the southern part of Iceland. We were not alone on the berth, as 20 meters from the bow of our ship, two our former Caspian trawler ships were...
If a big part of Iceland is well-known for its volcanoes, then a little isolated northwest part of the country is a kingdom of fjords. Icelanders usually divide the Western fjords into three main areas – central with the capital in  Isafjord , southern, and the tremendous northern coast of...
From the foot of the chairlift to the Martial Glacier to the center of Ushuaia there are about 7-8 kilometers. We decided to walk back on foot admiring majestic and almost harsh landscapes of Tierra del Fuego. The road descends from the mountains, intricately meandering like a serpentine...

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