Monthly Archives: May 2018
The official name of the country is the Federal Republic of Brazil.
Originally, after the discovery of this South American country in 1500 by the Portuguese Navigator Pedro Cabral, it was called Terra da Vera Cruz, which means the Land of the True cross.
A little later, the first Portuguese settlers discovered a tree in the coastal rainforests that resembled the famous “fire tree” (in Portuguese, pau-brasil), which was brought to Europe by Arab merchants. Continue reading
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 travel companies are anxiously predicting a rise in the cost of tickets and a real shaft of delays in Charter flights. Continue reading
If we take the question literally, then earthquakes in Japan occur for the same reason as in other countries – because of sudden breaks in the earth’s crust with the displacement of its individual sections, which are called lithospheric plates.
But the question is, obviously, why do earthquakes occur so often in Japan and with such severe consequences-numerous human casualties and destruction? Continue reading