Portugal is the westernmost state in continental Europe. Located in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. In the north and east it borders with Spain, in the south and west it is washed by the Atlantic Ocean. The area of the territory is 92,090 km².
The northern part of the country is occupied by the low mountains of Serra da Estrela (altitude up to 1991 m.), The southern and central parts – the Portuguese lowlands, hills and low mountains.
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The city has always been known as free and independent. Even during the period of the partition of Poland, Krakow maintained its autonomy, and Polish culture and art were preserved and developed here. So it was after Poland gained independence in 1918, and when in 1945 the country became socialist.
It is worth walking along the narrow streets of the Old Town, going around its huge Market Square, visiting ancient churches, seeing the Royal Castle, dreaming over the Vistula, relaxing on the Planty, looking at the city from the height of its barrows.
Krakow is rich in attractions. For those who do not know Polish history (i.e., for ordinary tourists), the main ones are the Royal Castle, the Royal Road, the Mariacki Church, the Jagiellonian University, Planty, Continue reading
Sights of Jakarta – the capital of the fourth largest nation in the world. The City of Great Victory is Indonesia’s largest city. More than 10 million people live in it. From the city it blows with some kind of charm, a charm of contrasts: excessive wealth coexists with utterly miserable poverty, modern skyscrapers and movers, torn by hard work in the port of Sundakelap, sewage mud and royal luxury of hotels. Despite the oppressive heat and erratic street traffic, the city can still boast of good museums, famous residential areas, interesting examples of majestic architecture of the colonial era, as well as many excellent shops, antique shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. The port of Jakarta – Tanjungpriok – is located east of the city and is connected with it by rail, freeway and shipping channel. Continue reading