The Best Pink Sand Beach 2023

The Best Pink Beach in The World Pink Sand: These are the Best Pink Beach found in the World: Spain, Greece, Italy, Indonesia, Bahamas & Barbuda. The sand has that color due to the remains of molluscs and marine algae that were deposited during thousands of years on those beaches. Pantai Merah Beach – Komodo, Indonesia In Indonesia, a country that receives more and more tourists, we find this pink sand beach that is on the island of Komodo. This island …

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History of Luggage, Suitcases, Trunks and Backpacks

History of Luggage, Trunks and other Travel Luggage   Egypt  +  Ancient Greece   +  Roman Empire   +   Middle Ages   +    Modern  +   XXs Who Invented Luggage? The ancient Egyptians around the year 1500 BC are considered the inventors of Luggage.  For their trips they used chests and trunks that evolved into primitive suitcases made of fine wood and covered with animal fat or leather to make them waterproof. The transfers were not for reasons of pleasure but religious or …

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Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia

Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia Ancient Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean. The Tian Shan mountains surrounding the old caravan route dominate the country and are home to snow leopards, lynx, horses and sheep, among others.   Kyrgyzstan, country of Central Asia. It is bounded by Kazakhstan on the northwest and north, by China on the east and south, and by Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on the south and west. Most of Kyrgyzstan’s borders run along mountain crests. The capital is Bishkek (known from 1862 to 1926 as Pishpek and from 1926 to 1991 as Frunze). …

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History of the Souvenirs – Gifts

History of  the Souvenirs When traveling, there is always someone who returns home with a souvenir. It can be a miniature, reproductions of sculptures, keychains, postcards or almost anything with the name of the visited site. But:   Who invented the modern souvenir? Giovanni Volpato (1732-1803), an Italian engraver and potter from 18th century Rome, is considered the modern inventor of souvenirs. Giovanni Volpato was a brilliant self-made man, full of initiatives and with great artistic and entrepreneurial gifts. Born …

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Overtourism in Komodo – Indonesia

Concern for Overtourism in Komodo

The regional authorities of Indonesia want to return the island of Komodo to the dragons. For this they seek to eliminate mass tourism and evict the inhabitants who have lived side by side with dragons for generations.

Komodo dragons have captivated the world for decades. These giant lizards – the largest in the world, with sharp fangs and venomous bite – are endemic to only a small corner of the Earth, in eastern Indonesia.

Komodo Island
Komodo Island

Komodo, the island where there are real dragonsThe governor of the region, Viktor Bungtilu Laiskodat, wants to restrict or close the island to mass tourism. Waves of tourists have gone to see them. They have inspired horror movies. But this human-lizard relationship could be about to change.

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