Japan earthquake and tsunami 2011

At 2:46pm Japan time on March 11, 2011 a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Northern Japan. It was the fifth largest earthquake ever recorded and it created an enormous tsunami that rushed towards the Japanese shore, bringing devastation wherever it hit. It look roughly 30 minute after the earthquake for the tsunami to strike and the destruction has been widespread ever since.

The tsunami spread to the rest of the pacific and over the next 24 hours struck Hawaii, the US Mainland, Latin American countries, and even South America.

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The Sahara

  • The desert of Sahara is the biggest desert on the earth, and also it is the hottest desert in the world, its area is nine million square kilometers.
  • Sahara covers such countries as Chad Republic, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Sudan, Tunisia and West Sahara.
  • The history of the desert started over three million years ago.
  • This huge desert comprises two types of climate: tropical and subtropical.
  • From the geographical point of view, Sahara is quite rocky. It comprises underground rivers which from time to time come on the earth while creating oasis.
  • The highest peak in Sahara is the mountain Emy Kouso, it’s height is 3415 meters
  • It may sound weird, but the peaks in the desert are covered with snow in the winter time. T

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The Ancient Egypt’s myths.

The myths of the ancient Egypt, are treasuring people’s abilities, they are demanding the person to unite with nature, to accept the wise order of the things, and subject to it, without trying to change anything, as any changes would be only for the worse.

The ancient Egyptians believed in a lot of gods, all their Gods were having different names, and some of them had different names according to the time of the day.

The exact quantity of gods that were created by Egyptians in the antiquity is not known till our time, but some scientists think that the number was closer to thousands.

Their Gods were the reason for all natural events, and also Egyptians cherished trees and bushes as some of their Gods.

But also they had one God without name that was the most important to them, the servants of churches were describing him as “the one who exists on his own”, and “the primary source of existence. “

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The most interesting facts about Egypt

  • The only river that flows in Egypt is Nile. Nile divides Egypt into two different parts: Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt.
  • Almost 90 percent of Egypt territories are desert!
  • On the territory of the “nowadays” Egypt, people can find unique, mineral, hot waters, that are known throughout the whole world for their curing effects, and they are called “the pharaohs baths”.
  • Egyptians believe that “knowledge came from Egypt”, that motherhood of science. The time when the powerful Nile will release its waters, they were seeing in the sky, by the way the stars looked. On this basis Egypt people found 12 zodiac signs, divided the year on three hundred sixty five days, and on this basis they found that the duration of the day is twenty four hours.
  • Egyptians were the discoverers of glass and its abilities, which were based on the knowing and understanding of chemical processes. The word ch

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Seven World wonders

There are a lot of lists of world wonders that were made since antic time and till nowadays, but only two of them are accepted as the original seven wonders of the ancient world. The ones that were considered as the original ones for ages. And the second list, which is called “the seven new world wonders.  This new list was made according to the researches and people votes.

Greece always was known as the country there the wisest people lived, and of course Greek historians were the first historians that made the first veridical list of wonderers.

  • The Pyramids of Egypt that comprise three Pyramids, at Giza, within the borders of the modern Cairo. The biggest pyramid is considered The Cheops pyramid, which was named this way, in the honor of the king who gave orders this pyramid to be built. Th

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Cyprus


An amazing country of tender sun and numerous vineyards is Cyprus. The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia. In spite of its small size, Cyprus possesses a rich mixed culture of Middle East and Greek and is full of ancient orchards, monasteries and 12th century buildings. Unfortunately, you have to be very careful while taking pictures, because in military areas it is forbidden and for taking pictures of museums or art galleries you have to get a special permission. Nevertheless, locals are open-hearted and friendly, they are always eager to shake your hand. Here, English, Greek and Turkish are spoken.

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Czech republic


A popular tourist destination, Prague is the capital of Czech Republic, which is advantageously located in Central Europe at the key spot of the vital land routes in Europe. European Union acknowledged Czech Republic as its member in May, 2004. Summers here are hot and winters are cold, indicating a temperate climate.

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Italy


An ideal tourist spot for artwork lovers is Italy. Climate here is pleasant in spite of rather hot summers. Winters are mild, almost without snow. The best time to come to Italy is spring and autumn, because in this periods country is not overcrowded and you can slowly enjoy all its sights. Italy is known worldwide for its pizza and pasta, which are extremely tasty here.

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Ireland


A beautiful country, where people are all palsy-walsy is Ireland. Locals are very sociable people and are always eager to have a small talk with tourists. They will put all their efforts to make you feel at home. One cannot smoke in public places. To greet a person a handclasp will do. The most commonly used language here is English. Casual clothes are admitted everywhere, except social gatherings and at fine restaurants

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Iceland

A huge island with extraordinary landscape is Iceland. It is colored with a variety of elements: hot blue geysers, rivers, waterfalls, green valley, black lava, red sulfur, fjords and bays. The country is advantageously located between Europe and Greenland. The official language here is Icelandish, but Nordic languages, German are also used. Republic of Iceland is placed in northwestern Europe. The capital of the country and the biggest city is Reykjavík, where approximately half of the Iceland’s population lives. Iceland consists of small islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean between the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Ireland, Norway, Scotland and the island of Iceland.

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