First, the similarity. The Arctic and Antarctic are regions of the Earth located around the North and South poles, respectively. The similarity in the names is explained by the fact that they are based on the ancient Greek word ARKTOS (bear). Continue reading
Bringing a mountain of purchases from foreign trips, in addition to impressions, is a long-standing domestic tradition. In recent years, abroad often buy fashionable equipment: iPhones, tablets, advanced cameras, etc.These new items “they” often cost much cheaper than we do.
But customs and the question of how to preserve the benefits of customs duties and avoid unpleasant proceedings at the border stand in the way of a threat. Continue reading
The island of Ceylon is located in the Northern part of the Indian ocean, at the southern tip of the Hindustan Peninsula. But you probably won’t find this name on modern maps.
The fact is that in 1972 Ceylon, the former British dominion (semi-colony), gained independence. Continue reading