Because at least once in my life I had to look at the place where Bjork was born and raised. In addition, Iceland poured relentlessly from friends and acquaintances’ tapes with woolen horses, blue ice and Martian landscapes – and I decided to channel envy towards them in a productive way.
How to go?
It is better to attend to plane tickets in advance, because Iceland is not at all the country to which they break away a week before the trip. I bought my FinnAir tickets for six months, they cost me $ 400 (tickets from Vilnius with a transfer will cost about the same amount, however, you can buy them a few weeks before the trip – 34travel). We had to fly with a change: the road from Moscow to Helsinki took a little more than an hour and a half, and from Helsinki to Keflavik (the main airport of Reykjavik) it took another 1.5 hours. 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
Canada occupies almost the entire northern half of mainland North America and the numerous islands adjoining to it, including the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the north, Newfoundland in the east, Vancouver in the west. In the east, it is washed by the waters of the Atlantic, in the west – the Pacific, and in the north – the Arctic Ocean. Canada is located between the USA and Russia. Most of Canada is located in the same geographical latitudes as our country. The extreme south of Canada lies at the same latitude with Georgia, the islands of the Canadian Archipelago are located at a distance of 1000 km from the North Pole. The length of the country from north to south is 4600 km, from west to east – 5100 km. The territory of the country is 9974 thousand km2., Of which 755 thousand km2. (8%) falls on inland waters. In terms of territory, Canada is second only to Russia, and in terms of land it is also China. Continue reading