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The Palace of Knossos

Knossos Palace is located on the Greek island of Crete and is considered the first skyscraper in the world. It was a perfect construction of the Ancient World with all utilities: ventilation, drainage, water supply. The building of the palace in the evening covered with artificial light.

The Palace of Knossos

The Palace of Knossos

Ruined palace of Knossos and Santorini volcano awakened terrible tsunami that rose after the volcano. Tsunami destroyed the Minoan civilization and swept asunder huge palace. more »

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Volcanic passion

What people think in February? Of course, love! On our planet, there are places where particularly bright flash and a twisted sense of whirlwind romance. Talking about volcanoes surrounding area. No wonder they are considered a symbol of passion erupting.

Teide volcano on Tenerife

Teide volcano on Tenerife

the Canary Islands
Canary Islands 13, and they are all of volcanic origin. Lanzarote has even park Timanfaya volcanoes. The main pride of the archipelago – handsome Teide on Tenerife, one of the highest volcanoes in the world, its snow-capped peaks rising to the clouds at 3,718 meters! A name is translated from the language of the natives as “white mountain”. But the snow is here only in the winter, and only for beauty – you can not ride on skis. But how cool comfort of the sea, see in front of the snowy mountain! more »

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New Zealand Attractions

In the south-western Pacific is a country that is located on a 2-huge islands and adjoining a huge number of small islands. This country is New Zealand. Over the past few years in New Zealand tourist industry has gained extensive development. For tourists there is anything that your heart desires – big mountains, dense forests, glaciers, fjords and stunning beauty of the beaches. Here in New Zealand, maybe see how Maori culture has become a tradition merged with progressive rhythm of existence.

Mildford Sound

Mildford Sound

For those who first came to this country, first to be visited further areas:

Mildford Sound
Mildford Sound – fjord near Fiordland National Park, which is located in the south-western part of the South Island, and occupies most of the mountainous part of Fiordland. Milford Sound fjord beauty delights the eye with bright coastal scenery and deep blue waters. Mildford Sound and Fiordland National Park are the most major attractions of New Zealand. more »

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