Sri Lanka – the country is not very big, but rich in attractions. It has everything: nature reserves, and historical ruins of world significance, and tea plantations, and colonial cities, and beach vacations. Unlike the neighboring numerous Maldives, here on one large island everything fits.
When we planned our interesting route in Sri Lanka, we realized that you won’t see everything at one time, so you need to make a choice, and to make a choice you need to know what Sri Lanka offers for independent travel. As a result, we settled on two districts of Ceylon – Rajarat and Mountainous country, which we will tell in detail about. Why exactly and for what reasons did not include everything else in the route. Continue reading
Japan is located in the western Pacific Ocean, off the coast of East Asia. The archipelago consists of 4 thousand islands. The four largest – Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku – today are connected by bridges and tunnels. The islands of Honshu and Hokkaido were connected by the world’s longest transport tunnel called Seikan, which runs along the bottom of the Sangar Strait. The Honshu and Shikoku Islands combine the three bridges, while the Honshu and Kyushu Islands are connected by two tunnels and a bridge.
In addition, Japan includes the islands of Ryukyu, Bonin and Volkano. The archipelago from the north is washed by the Sea of Okhotsk, from the east and southeast by the Pacific Ocean, from the west by the Japanese and East China Seas. In the south between the islands of Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku, the Inland Sea of Japan is located. Continue reading
Chile – (Spanish Chile, the official name is the Republic of Chile (Spanish República de Chile [reˈpuβlika ðe ˈʧile])) – a state in southwestern South America, occupying a long narrow strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes.
In the west it is washed by the Pacific Ocean, in the east it borders with Argentina, in the north with Peru, in the northeast with Bolivia.
Chile has a coastline of 6435 km in length and has exclusive rights to the adjacent sea area called the Chilean Sea, which includes four areas: [territorial waters (120 827 km2), contiguous zone (131 669 km2), exclusive economic zone (3 681 989 km2), and the corresponding continental shelf (161 338 km2). Continue reading