Circum-Baikal railway or "krugobaikalka»
The TRANS-Siberian railway is figuratively called the "steel belt of Russia". And the krugobaykalskaya railway, or "Krugobaykalka", with the light hand of Emperor Nicholas II – the "Golden buckle" on…

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Holidays in the Altai Mountains
All on Altai! To The Altai Mountains! Perhaps this is the call to start this article. There is almost everything for recreation-mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, cozy hotel complexes and houses…

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Shark attacks: in which countries do they attack more often
After the bloody events in the fall of 2010 in Egypt and in the summer of 2011 on Russian far Eastern beaches, where ordinary vacationers became victims of sharks, we…

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Ceylon: customs and traditions of modern Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, a generally poor Asian country, the life expectancy of the population is surprisingly high, even by European standards – on average 75 years (73 for men and…

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Why is there left-hand traffic in some countries?
Why about 34% of the World's inhabitants prefer to drive on the left side in their countries, and the remaining 66% - on the right, no one knows exactly, although…

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What can tourists expect from the "Jasmine revolution-2" in Tunisia?
According to observers, the resignation of Hamadi al-Jebali, the Prime Minister of Tunisia, may lead to a new round of tension in society and even a new revolution in the…

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When is it better to go on vacation in the UAE?
Today, the United Arab Emirates, also known as the UAE, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the middle East. Over the past decade, this country has managed…

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