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The culture of Egypt is perhaps one of the most fascinating pages in the history of mankind. It is not for nothing that Russian tourists fell in love with Egypt so much – not only for the warm Red Sea and its cheap hotels on “all inclusive”, but also for the most interesting excursions that are available at mass resorts – trips to Cairo to the famous pyramids of Giza, and trips to Luxor in the Valley of the Pharaohs and Karnak Temple. Indeed, Egyptian civilization is original. According to some ideas, reflected in Egyptian creation myths, people arose from the tears of the sun god Ra. Two main cults formed in ancient Egypt: the cult of Osiris and the cult of the sun.
For a long time, the pyramids were associated with the solar theory, since the sun in Egypt was the main deity, and the pharaoh was the son of Ra, the god of the sun. It was believed that the pyramids symbolized the frozen stream of sunlight. After all, it is known that the walls of the pyramids were lined, and they could see their dazzling radiance at a distance of many kilometers around. Continue reading
There is no doubt that every traveler has a reason to look at the Singapore Calendar of Events 2020, regardless of interests and hobbies. Gourmets, researchers, history and culture fans, adventurers, party-goers and shopping enthusiasts will be able to make a whole year ahead of this route from the discoveries and experiences that they will have in Singapore.
Particularly colorful streets of Singapore Chinatown appear, of course, during the celebration of the Chinese New Year. This year, the Chinese New Year LightUp festival will delight residents and visitors with jewelry with gilded coins and flowers, as well as handmade sculptural lanterns in the shape of twelve Chinese zodiac animals. The exciting spirit of the holiday will fill the noisy streets of the quarter from January 4 to February 22. Continue reading
Swimming in the Dead Sea in Israel can be at least unpleasant and at least fatal, if you do not follow certain rules. Travelers who have already been there explain how to safely enjoy this natural wonder.
At first glance, the Dead Sea looks like a picture from a dream or from a tourist catalog. Passing through the desert Judean plain, the traveler sees the turquoise blue silent water appearing behind the sand dune. Every day, thousands of tourists reach this unique place. But not everyone knows about the danger that lurks in this wonderful pond. In fact, the water of the Dead Sea is so poisonous that people can die by taking a few large sips.
Reason: the water here has a huge salt content, more than 30%. For comparison: in the Mediterranean salt is only 3%. For this reason, in the Dead Sea you can swim on the water or read a newspaper on the surface. However, a high concentration of minerals affects the human body as a poison. Continue reading