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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The term “timeshare” (literally “time sharing”) is most often used in the tourism business. And here it means co-ownership of real estate in resort places. These can be rooms in hotels, boarding houses, holiday homes, etc.
What is a timeshare, and what types it is
The idea of a timeshare is. You can not afford to buy real estate in an expensive foreign resort: expensive, and taxes have to pay a lot. But you can buy ownership for a period from one week to 51st a year. Continue reading
The Suez Canal is an artificial sea route in Egypt that separates Eurasia from Africa. For nearly 150 years, it has been used for the shortest transportation of goods from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean.
Suez Canal on the map is very easy to find. It connects the Mediterranean with the Red. On the one side of the Suez Canal is the port city of Port Said (on the Mediterranean coast), and on the other – Suez (on the Red Sea coast). He “cuts” the narrowest part of the Suez Isthmus. Continue reading