In Sri Lanka, in general, a poor Asian country, surprisingly high, even by European standards, the life expectancy of the population – an average of 75 years (73 for men and 77 for women). This fact is a good reason for tourists visiting Sri Lanka to carefully look at how people live on their exotic island, to the customs and foundations of their life.
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Most of the population of Egypt professes the Islamic religion. The mosques of Cairo (and this city is the center of the Arab-Muslim culture of Egypt) are the most outstanding monuments of Egyptian Muslim culture and architecture. No wonder romantic travelers once called Cairo “a city of a thousand minarets.”
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And why, interestingly, not by bus, tram or car? And all because in this amazing European city of passengers from the number of local residents and numerous groups of tourists carry only river buses. You can, of course, take advantage of the river taxi, but a trip on it will cost many times more! It is better to give preference to the historical mode of transport – a multimeter black boat. It is called the gondola and serves mainly foreign tourists. Continue reading