DESTINATIONS

DESTINATIONS, LIVING GEOGRAPHY

A trip to the Amazon- explore the largest equatorial rainforest on the Earth

The jungle has been a romantic dream for many kids, rearing stories about Mowgli, or about exotic animals living in the thickest and deepest forests on the Earth. It has been one of my dreams too, but I knew that it was not just a “fairy tale place”, it was real, somewhere far from my home. Then, at school, we…

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DESTINATIONS, LIVING GEOGRAPHY

How to explore the Greater Ranges- a journey on the “Roof of the World”

Thе Greater Ranges area is the highest mountain land on the Earth, in the heart of the largest continent- Asia. Here you can find not only the highest peaks in the world, but also the largest lands with the highest average altitude. Its area is larger than Europe and almost 1/4 from Asia. The sources of some of the longest…

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BULGARIA, DESTINATIONS

A journey to Beglika in Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria- adventures in the southernmost taiga forest in Europe

From the Alps to the highest mountains on the Earth in Asia- there is a long chain of mountain ranges. One of them, a small range compared to the Alps is the Rhodope Mountains. It is situated in the Eastern part of the Balkans, mainly in Bulgaria and part of Greece. Aside of its geographic, historic and cultural features, there you can find some…

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DESTINATIONS, LIVING GEOGRAPHY

Visit the Equator- a journey around the Earth on Latitude 0

When I was a kid, I liked globes. I had a nice globe, and I enjoyed watching the oceans, the continents, and the countries on them. I also watched the vertical lines joining the Poles, and the horizontal lines circling the whole Earth. And I noticed that the line in the middle is the longest one, and somehow more special…

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DESTINATIONS, LIVING GEOGRAPHY

A journey back in time- 16 most ancient historic places on the Earth

Many people think that geography and history are separate subjects, only because we study them in this way at school. But they are much more related than one can imagine. If you are a traveler and explorer, no matter how much you love geography, you simply can’t skip history. So, let’ make another journey, aimed at the most ancient historical…

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