Legendary Trans Siberian is the longest continuous rail line on Earth, that runs an epic journey of almost six thousand miles between Moscow and Pacific port of Vladivostok (from where one can take a boat to Japan) and just under 5000 miles between Moscow and Beijing, passing through Yaroslavl on the Volga, Yekaterinburg in the Urals, Irkutsk near scenic Lake Baikal’s southern extremity, then passes over the edge of the Gobi Desert and runs beside the Shilka River to reach Beijing.
Photo: Train Chartering & Private Rail Cars
Ever since the rail service was established here at the turn of the century, foreign travelers and adventurists have been drawn to experience Trans-Siberian journey. Most of the early travelers crossed Siberia in the comfort of the carriages of the Belgian Wagon Lits company, which were as luxurious as those of Orient Express of today. Things changed sometimes after the Russian Revolution in 1917 and it became increasingly complicated for foreigners to obtain permits for Siberia. In the early 1980s, travel restrictions for foreigners visiting China eased and since then many foreigners have found the Trans-Siberian an interesting and cheap way to get to and from both the Middle Kingdom and Mongolia.
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Take time to disembark on the shore of Egypt from your Nile cruise ship and meet some of the many Egyptians going about their everyday life. Most tourists who come back after having holidaying on a River Nile cruise are eager to tell everyone how welcoming the people of Egypt were to them, giving them cups of tea as they mingled amongst them.
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Languages of every country in the world can be hard to understand, however many of the Egyptians will stand near to you and discuss with their friends how to answer any question you may have asked them. Egyptians tend to gesture with their hands as they speak. It can be a little bewildering at first, and this is what makes the Egyptians a charming and welcoming host.
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Paris is the fashion capital of the world, so any artistic person will adore this wonderful city. Known as the city of lights, it attracts lovers, tourists and business travellers from all around the world with spectacularly amazing and marvellous city architecture dating back centuries.
France historic background as a socialist country, placing the importance of its people about other factors, is shown its culture and with its uniquely beautiful surroundings, mind blowing architecture, unbelievable climate and astounding fashion boutiques and shops for every need you’ll never want to leave. A city known for it style and fashion, there are also a number of stylish Paris cheap hotels that boast of great facilities, lovely interiors and affordable for those on a tight budget. Millions of people travel to Paris to cherish its beauty all year round. Continue reading “Explore Paris city and its best hotels”
Tunisia, a small North African country nestled between Algeria and Libya, the Mediterranean and the Sahara, has an extraordinary and tumultuous history. Following the period of Roman rule, when the legendary Hannibal guided his elephants across the Alps, Tunisia was dominated by the Arabs, the Ottoman Empire, then finally the French from whom the country won its independence in 1956. Today, Tunisia has a thriving economy which includes a significant tourist industry.
Multiple archaeological UNESCO world heritage site site like Dougga, Sbeïtla, Carthage, etc. with their ancient roman and Byzantine cities with temple, stadium, cities, houses, etc. And the immense roman amphitheater in El Jem.
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Loch Ness is the highlights of Scotland for tour. You will enjoy a city tour of Edinburgh and see some of the main attractions such as the Old Town quarter and the Scott Monument. Visit the beautiful Edinburgh Castle, where you can explore the Royal apartments including a tiny room in which Mary, Queen of Scots gave birth to the boy who was to become King of Scotland and England. While in Edinburgh, don’t miss the dazzling Scottish Crown Jewels.
Loch Ness is a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands extending for approximately 37 km southwest of Inverness. Its surface is 15.8 m above sea level. Loch Ness is best known for the alleged sightings of the legendary Loch Ness Monster, also known as “Nessie”. Loch Ness is over twenty miles long and hundreds of feet deep in places. The loch is notorious for its murkyness, as the water is filled with slime, peat, and mud. The loch’s murkyness and depth may be one of the reasons why the Loch Ness monster’s existance has not yet been proven. Some people think caverns under the loch connect to the ocean.
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