In 1502 Christopher Columbus, during the fourth voyage to America, was forced to take refuge from a heavy storm in the Bay, where there were further large Costa Rican port of Limon.
Here a Caravel, the Explorer met aborigines Redskins sported lots of gold jewelry.
“For the first two days — written by Columbus to his homeland to Spain, I saw on this earth. more gold than four years in the island of Hispaniola” (Haiti).
New land Columbus gave the name “Costa Rica”, translated from the Spanish “rich coast”.
However, the great Navigator made a mistake. Gold and silver were in Costa Rica not so much. The Indians in their development remained at the level of the stone age. Although we have achieved considerable success in the manufacture of gold ornaments, pottery and stone carving.
Modern Costa Rica
From the North, from Nicaragua South to Panama, Costa Rica crosses the transcontinental highway by car you can travel the country in one day.
Almost all the time the road goes in the mountains. The closer to the South, the mountains become higher. The window flashing snow-capped mountain peaks, steaming cones of volcanoes, deep chasms, waterfalls with a rainbow above them, wild rivers in narrow gorges, and blue volcanic lakes, mountain slopes with lush tropical vegetation.
In the mountains at an altitude from 1000 to 1500 m is located Continue reading
Pick up the tour in Austria
Holidays in Carinthia
Austria – this is the land of rivers and lakes with crystal clear water. The most beautiful lake located in the southern province under the name Carinthia – here tourists come annually to enjoy the magnificent scenery and salubrious air.
The climate of Carinthia is soft, sometimes reminiscent of the Mediterranean. On the lake you can come almost all year round.
What to do?
The most famous Carinthian lake – this Worther see, Millstatter see, Ossiacher see, Klopeiner see, Faaker see. Stay at any of these lakes will give a calm atmosphere in the picturesque nature.
On the lakes of Carinthia tourists are provided with various opportunities for outdoor activities – here you can practice horse riding, volleyball, soccer, Golf and tennis and Cycling in the surrounding area. On some lakes, for example, Klopeiner see you can go Snorkelling and surfing. The lake is a lot of fish, so tourists can enjoy a rich catch.
Rest on the lakes of Carinthia chooses both young people and families with children. The entertainment spend time in the local bars, discos, casinos and restaurants, while families with children enjoy visiting Continue reading
Killarney is a charming Irish town
Killarney (which means “Church thorn branch”) is located on the coast in the South-Western corner of Ireland. There are well-known lakes of Killarney.
The beauty of the surroundings and a large selection of activities and occupations make Killarney one of the most popular tourist destinations of Ireland. Once a small town, Killarney is alive today due to the developed tourism infrastructure.
The charming Irish town of Killarney is located on the border of the national Park, the heart of which are 3 lakes – Upper, middle and Lower. Exploring the local sights, walking through the Park on foot, by Bicycle, in a carriage pulled by a pretty heavy, or. top. One-, two – and three-hour walks through the Park can be enjoyed at the stables, located on the outskirts of Killarney town (about 3 km from the centre of the city).
In this town specialize in servicing the tourist horse trails, so horses are cool and calm Irish draught. All well run under the saddle, however, the speed that they develop. It’s best to stop by or call and sign up for the next day to the owners of the stables had the opportunity to prepare the horse and alert the instructor.
Among the interesting buildings of the city Continue reading