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Mediterranean Sea, Malta
The clear sea around the Maltese Islands is great for diving, and you can quickly get to the coast from almost anywhere. Reefs, caves and shipwrecks, abundantly found around three islands (Malta, Gozo and Comino), are a rare combination of underwater “sights” in a relatively small place. Experienced divers can dive to sunken archaeological sites – from the time of ancient Rome to the Second World War. The depth of diving is different: from 12 meters on the Ar-Lapsi to Cape Lantern, where scuba divers descend through an underwater tunnel to a depth of more than 50 meters. Continue reading
In Riga, everything is “in trend” – after all, it is the hipster capital of Europe
Text: Diana Chernichenko
Riga resident Katya Kovalenko points to the squat red brick buildings standing one after another: “Once there were warehouses of a cargo port here. This area on the Daugava Embankment from the XIV century served to unload ships, and in the second half of the XIX century these thirty-five red barns were built here. “Spikeri” after all in translation into Russian and means “barns”. Continue reading
Abkhazia is a very beautiful country, and at the same time – colorful even against the background of other Caucasian lands. Holidays here are more suitable for lovers of wildlife, legends and antiquities, than lovers of well-established service and comfort of cozy hotels.
And the sea in Abkhazia is considered the cleanest on the entire Black Sea coast, and the air with a pine-cypress flavor is very useful. However, if a lot has already been written about the beauties of Abkhazia, they are reluctant to write about those minor difficulties that may await tourists when visiting the former “Soviet Riviera”. Continue reading