122 days in a barrel: how a 72-year-old Frenchman crossed the Atlantic
In one of his fairy tales, the great Russian poet Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin wrote: "a Cloud in the sky goes, a barrel on the sea floats...". And it seems that…

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16 practical tips that will be useful for everyone who is going on a trip for the first time
Recently, more and more people can afford to travel to other countries. And if for some flights on a plane have already become the norm of life, others will have…

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10 unfinished buildings that have become the world's most famous landmarks
To build an architectural masterpiece requires years of work and impressive financial influence. But sometimes, despite all efforts, the construction remains unfinished. Lack of funds, lack of labor, death of…

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Dutch Venice-a village where there are no roads or cars

There are places in Europe where you won’t see a road, hear the roar of engines, or breathe exhaust fumes. This is not a fantasy or a dream! In the Netherlands, there is a magical place that has earned a romantic name – Dutch Venice. In our technological age, this unique settlement surprises not only with its identity and national color, but also with the way of movement. For many centuries in a row, local residents even go to their neighbor… they go by boat.The village of Githorn is truly a Paradise on earth! And it is located just 120 kilometres from Amsterdam in the national Park Weerribben-Wieden. It has become such a unique place not because of its natural location or terrain features, but as a result of thoughtless actions of local residents.

The first settlers were happy with the area where there is a lot of peat and settled here, just dug it near their homes, so it was more convenient. Continue reading

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An American woman turned an old ramshackle bus into an eco-house on wheels
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