5 exotic countries, where you will venture to visit not every aspiring traveler (and for good reason)
We do not mean any extreme or particularly dangerous areas in which experienced travelers feel uncomfortable, to say nothing about beginners. Passion.ru I talked with travel-experts and found out what exotic expanses should pay attention to those who have been only in the near abroad and very much dreams (but is afraid) to visit something unusual and memorable.
Start immediately with heavy “artillery.” You, too, as a child parents scared phrase that if you do not obey, they will send you to Africa, where danger lurks at every turn? Many people, remembering their childhood fears, do not dare to visit this amazing country in the end, and in vain. There is no, vigilance, lose, of course, not worth, but, however, as and in any other place on a map. Travelers who first found themselves in Tanzania, enthusiastically talk about how they watched the first rays of the sun, being right in the crater of the volcano Ngorongoro, extinct more than 2.5 million years ago, or how they met a herd of graceful antelopes, wayward zebras, original hyenas, Royal leopards, stunning flamingos and, of course, lions. And after the end of all the words of admiration from the contemplation of African nature, you can go straight to the Maasai to see how and what today lives this tribe, learn to dance and welcome to understand what the real “African passion”.
If you at least once managed to visit Peru, then, for sure, Bolivia will seem not so exotic to you. But, unlike its “neighbor”, this country is the highest in the southern hemisphere, different stunning scenery, from which literally breathtaking and dizzy. If you still dare to visit Bolivia, then get ready to admire the incredible lagoons, inhabited by pink flamingos, learn to dance local dances, have fun with the local population during one of the colorful carnivals, make friends with cute alpacas, buy something from traditional outfits and Souvenirs, as well as visit the salt desert of Uyuni. These impressions will be enough for you to talk about them with pride to your friends and family. Continue reading
If you prefer to relax exclusively in Europe, but have a very modest budget, you should not change your plans or completely abandon the trip. Passion.ru I chose several countries with no less rich history and culture than, say, Italy, Germany, France or the Czech Republic, which undeservedly deprive tourists of their attention.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
If you dream not only to admire the numerous monuments of architecture, taste the local delicacies, but also enjoy the stunning scenic views, spending a minimum of its budget, then you should visit this small state in the South-Eastern part of Europe, which is home to about 4 million people. And start your journey, perhaps, with Mostar – a unique city located in the South of Bosnia and Herzegovina, where surprisingly coexist two cultures, European and Asian.
This country will also be able to impress you with its history, traditions and natural beauty. For example, lovers of beauty should definitely look in Belgrade, where there are many attractions, museums, ancient monasteries, restaurants for every taste and budget. For fans of non-trivial routes is more suitable trip to the mountain Serbia in the small village of Mokra Gora, where near the station of the narrow-gauge road connecting Belgrade and Sarajevo, the famous Serbian Director Emir Kusturica built the village Mechavnik, where you can learn more about the Balkan culture and, in fact, the films Kusturica.
Those who choose to relax without fuss, unity with nature and leisurely walks, you can go to Slovakia. It is in this country, located in Central Europe, within the Western Carpathians, you will find Botanical gardens, national parks and mountain caves, original cuisine, as well as the absence of a crowd of annoying tourists. So you can safely explore all the attractions at your leisure. Continue reading