Why is there left-hand traffic in Japan?
The legend explains this as follows. Japanese samurai in the old days moved along narrow mountain roads with swords on the left side. And in order not to provoke a…

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Tour operators are concerned-there are not enough charters
After Kuban airlines went bankrupt at the end of 2012, and Red Wings suspended its operator certificate, there was a shortage of aircraft on the Russian Charter market. Representatives of…

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How to choose the right travel backpack?
We are all well aware of heavy bags or backpacks. It is enough to remember trips to the country or trips to nature, it can be Hiking, hunting, fishing, rafting…

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Why is the Yellow sea called yellow?

In the Western part, where the coastal zone is located, the waters of the Yellow sea do have a yellowish tinge.

This is due to the fact that the sea in this area is shallow, and deposits of yellow sand silt from the mouth of the great Chinese river Huanghe spread for many kilometers.

By the way, the sea and the river in this case are namesakes, yellow river is translated from Chinese as”Yellow river”.

Contribute to the “yellowness” of the Yellow sea and frequent dust storms on the coast and over the sea area. They can be so formidable that due to storms it is necessary to stop the movement of ships. For the same reason, swimming in the Yellow sea is not considered completely safe.

Why is India the "jewel of the British crown"?
This enthusiastic epithet entered the international political and journalistic lexicon after 1858, when India was officially declared a colony of great Britain, and the British Queen Victoria-the Empress of India.…

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Wedding trip to Prague
Old Prague continues to surprise many travelers, as it has done for many centuries… And at the same time attract newlyweds from all over Europe, wedding photos on the Charles…

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Why is the Yellow sea called yellow?
In the Western part, where the coastal zone is located, the waters of the Yellow sea do have a yellowish tinge. This is due to the fact that the sea…

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Why is the symbol of Canada a maple leaf?
It is believed that this is not just a maple leaf, but a leaf of sugar maple-a tree that grows only in North America, where it is extracted from the…

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