the Republic of Korea (informal name of the country, widely used in Russian-language press — South Korea) occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and numerous Islands. The largest is Jeju island located at the extreme southern tip of the Peninsula. Washed by the waters of Japan and the Yellow sea, the South — Korean Strait.
One of the places that are well worth visiting while travelling in Korea, can be called Ulsan is a city located in South Korea, in its South-Eastern part. This port city, one of the largest industrial cities in Korean.
Speaking of Ulsan, it is impossible not to mention that here comes out from the conveyor so popular among Russian motorists the products of famous corporations Hyundai, or a Hyundai, as they say. This engineering giant is owned and shipyard, located in Ulsan.
Even among the industrial attractions of the city can be called one of the world’s largest oil refineries, a plant producing mineral fertilizers. The two ports emphasizes the industrial side of town. Excellent prospects are opening up for fans of industrial tourism!
One of the oldest lighthouses in the country — a beacon of Ulgi. When visiting the lighthouses Ulsan guide will tell the tourists about the fascinating history of the evolution of the local lighthouses from the first Continue reading
South Korea – a country of amazing contrasts, full of mysterious beauty and charm. The country is truly unique and inimitable, – enough, for example, to mention such a fact that the Korean people have managed to preserve their identity and independence, despite the fact that in ancient and medieval times, Korea had to fight with the nomads, the Chinese and Japanese.
Now South Korea is a very picturesque country, which are perfect for tourists. The combination of ultra-modern skyscrapers and ancient temples, beautiful mountains and scenery, amazing culture – all this is of great interest for lovers of the exotic East.
If you have decided to travel to South Korea, then, of course, you should start with its capital.
In South Korea’s capital city has a huge number of interesting museums, ancient palaces, various trading houses, and art centers.
Of special interest are the ancient residence of Korean rulers, among which the famous Palace Gyeongbokgung. A true gem can be considered and Namdaemun Gate, which was built in the XIV century. It is interesting that here every day, played a real theatrical performance – the changing of the guard, a truly colorful and attractive.
National Park Seoraksan
Another gem of South Korea can be called the Park of Seoraksan. It is a magnificent Continue reading
A competition to identify the most ambitious of the seven natural wonders of the planet started already in December 2007. Announcement of winners took place on 11 November 2011. The definition of the new wonders of nature have occurred through the world of voting, in which took part more than 100 million people from different countries. Despite the conventions, which involved a competition, the new 7 wonders of nature defined.
Amazon and the Amazon jungle
The world’s largest river in affluent, length and size of the pool. Flows through the territory of 9 countries. At the confluence of the Atlantic ocean, the Amazon river forms the largest Delta in the world, where there is also the world’s largest river island can be reached. The river basin area is equal to the area of Australia. The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the world and occupies half of the total area of all tropical forest Land. Extremely high biological diversity of these forests, for example, on one square kilometer 150 000 species of plants.
Details about this wonder of the world in our article — the Amazon River
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Another wonder of nature Continue reading