In the Middle Ages, a small Berber village of Anfa was located on the site of modern Casablanca. According to the order of the Sultan Mohammed Ben-Abdallah, they began to call him Dar-El-Beida, which translated meant the “White House”. A little later, the Spaniards began to call him in their own way, “casa blank”, which later became the new name of the city.
Today Casablanca is a business center, with a large number of skyscrapers. On the territory of the city are the headquarters of many banks and more than half of Moroccan companies. Continue reading
In the north-west of the African continent is a country called Morocco. The shores of this state are washed by the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Morocco is separated from the European continent by the Strait of Gibraltar. Morocco is an interesting and multifaceted country with an ancient culture and history.
Morocco is an amazing land where you can see the snowy peaks of the mountains, deep gorges, golden beaches, and the moving “sandy seas” of the Sahara. Here you can relax in modern resorts, as well as get acquainted with ancient cities such as Marrakech, Meknes, Rabat and Fet, where you will discover the mysterious world of Arabian nights. Continue reading
The sun boat is a boat on which the sun god Ra with other gods “transported the sun from east to west.” There were two rooks, as it were, the daytime Manjet and the night Meskett. Ra’s journey was full of dangers and adventures. In the afternoon, the gigantic serpent Apop, personifying darkness and evil, to destroy Ra, lurched Rook and rushed at her. But Ra always triumphed, casting Apophis into the abyss. But sometimes the evil snake still managed to take its own. Then a bad weather began, clouds covered the sky, a burning wind blew from the desert. If Apopus swallowed the Rook, a solar eclipse occurred.
Night swimming was even worse. Continue reading
South African Cape Town is a combination of picturesque nature, interesting historical sights and opportunities for an intense outdoor activity. We have collected 5 main reasons to buy a ticket and go to South Africa for at least a few days.
1. Beautiful nature. From anywhere in Cape Town you can enjoy magnificent views of Table Mountain (1,100 m). This is the main dominant of the city landscape and one of the important tourist attractions. You can climb to the top by cable car or one of the hiking trails. The city also has a 670-meter peak Lion’s Head, which offers scenic views of the surroundings. Continue reading
Today’s Fuer Teventura beach … Rather, the beaches … 30 km, with golden sand washed up by undercurrents from the Sahara, separated from the volcanic hills by ridges of hills-dunes washed by transparent turquoise water filled with the sun …
“I was just stunned by the silence and beauty that was revealed to me,” Kurt continued. – These gentle slopes of the volcanoes are lifeless and gray, as if separating the space of some echoing, primitive sky, whose scope was simply overwhelming … Continue reading