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The colonial city of Santo Domingo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of its cultural and historical significance.
Colonial Santo Domingo will charm anyone. Small cobbled streets with the smells of Creole cuisine and Caribbean coffee. Ancient churches, monasteries and palaces, built in the era of Spanish sailors, in which even today you can shoot the next series of “Pirates of the Caribbean.”
Santo Domingo was founded during the time of Columbus and became the first European city in the New World. It was here that at the beginning of the 16th century the first cathedral, the first monastery, the first hospital and the first university of America were built. Continue reading
Now it’s time for the winter holidays, a very convenient time to travel to the center of the continent, to the legendary Ulur. The huge red rock, an important attraction of the region, by decision of the National Parks of Australia will be closed to visitors from October 27, 2019. And this became a compelling argument for many people to postpone things and climb to the top of Uluru – for the first and last time in their life.
Stewart Highway, the main thoroughfare between South Australia and the Northern Territories, is packed with cars for tens of miles. The bus driver, who takes tourists to the cliff from the Erldund road station near the farm of the same name, has been working almost without interruption for more than a week. No one even sets a goal to count all the tourists who finally decided to climb the famous stone. Continue reading
The Italian authorities did not deny themselves the pleasure of arranging a demonstration flogging for eminent newlyweds. They really were guilty, because during a visit to the famous Blue Grotto they climbed to swim, which is strictly forbidden there. But this incident has one more aspect – in 2019, dozens of offensive restrictions for tourists came into force in Italy, but the authorities so far have very carefully applied punitive measures. The fine for a world-famous model served as a warning to everyone else: do not test the patience of the police!
A young father with a one-year-old child descends the Spanish Steps in Rome. The kid is in one hand, the stroller is in the other, the man carefully steps over the steps, but a polite policeman nevertheless approaches him. Continue reading