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Mount Rakaposhi, Karakoram, Pakistan

Mount Rakaposhi, Karakoram, Pakistan. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

One of the most beautiful mountains in Pakistan is undoubtedly Mount Rakaposhi. A mountain that is part of the Karakoram chain in northern Pakistan. The Rakaposhi is a mountain that can be seen from different vantage points while going along ...

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The Beqa Valley: the most important agricultural region in Lebanon

Anjar, Beqa Valley, Lebanon. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Bordered by the two mountain ranges of Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon, the Beqa valley is the most important agricultural area in Lebanon. Mount Lebanon separates it from the Lebanese coast, while the mountains of the Anti Lebanon mark the ...

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Lebanon: a small nation rich in history and archaeological riches

Sunset on the Pigeon Rocks, Beirut, Lebanon. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

If we talk about Lebanon in the current imagination, people remember a place of war and instability, but today the country is a quiet destination with splendid archaeological sites and a thousand-year history. The civil war that destroyed the country ...

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Among the mountains of Central Asia, crossing Kyrgyzstan, China and Pakistan

Passu Cones, Hunza Valley, Pakistan. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

A spectacular itinerary among the majestic mountains of Central Asia from Kyrgyzstan through China to Pakistan. In part we drive the mythical Karakoram Highway, the road that connects China to Pakistan passing through the Khunjerab Pass, on the border between ...

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Live the Diversity in Iran: Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Abyane, Kashan

Detail of a carpet, Carpet Museum of Iran, Tehran, Iran. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Written by Farzad Mohammadi About Iran Iran, also known as Persia officially the Islamic Republic of Iran in is the second largest country in the Middle East. Iran is known as one of the oldest civilizations, beginning from 3200 BC. The country ...

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Iran: An itinerary of 15 nights and 16 days

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, Kashan, Iran. Autore e Copyright Marco Ramerini.

Written by Farzad Mohammadi This is an example of a guided tour of 15 nights and 16 days in Iran. This tour offers you the opportunity to visit the most beautiful historic cities of Iran in a friendly atmosphere: Tehran, Shiraz, Yazd, Esfahan, ...

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Asia

GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA Asia is the largest and most populous continent on Earth, it has an area of 44,059,000 square kilometers (44,471,000 if you include the Caspian Sea and Aral Lake), which corresponds to approximately one third (29.4%) of all ...

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Turkey climate: when to go to Turkey

Because of the vastness of the country and the significant differences in altitude, the climate of Turkey is varied. Along the Mediterranean coast is Mediterranean with low rainfall, while the interior is often semi-desert, along the Black Sea coast is ...

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Turkey tourist attractions: what to see in Turkey

Turkey is a country located between two continents, Europe and Asia, and has always been a meeting point, and even a confrontation point between different cultures. The most famous city of the country, Istanbul, which began as Byzantium in the ...

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Turkey: land of ancient civilization

Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti/Republic of Turkey) is a state located on the Anatolian peninsula, i.e. in Asia Minor by 97% and in the easternmost part of Thrace by 3%, thus bridging Asia with Europe. The country is an unstable parliamentary republic. ...

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Ko Samui: Ang Thong Marine National Park

The Ang Thong Marine National Park (Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park) is located in south-eastern Thailand and consists of 42 islands of limestone located just west of the island of Ko Samui, the park covers an area of 102 ...

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Ko Samui climate: when to go to Ko Samui

Ko Samui is an island located in the Gulf of Siam, in the south-eastern part of Thailand at about 9 degrees north of the equator. The island has a tropical monsoon climate, characterized by stable temperatures in all seasons with ...

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Ko Samui: tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand

The island of Ko Samui (228 km²) is located along the east coast of Thailand about 500 kilometers south of Bangkok, Ko Samui is the second largest island in the country after Phuket. Ko Samui is surrounded by about 60 ...

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Phi Phi islands climate: when to go to the Phi Phi islands

The islands of the archipelago of Phi Phi have a tropical monsoons climate hot and humid, with a rainy season that begins in May and lasts until October, during these months we have averages of about 20 days of rain ...

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Phi Phi islands: limestone cliffs and white sandy beaches

The small islands of Phi Phi (Phi Phi Islands) are located about 50 km south-east of Phuket island, in the bay of Krabi, on the west coast of southern Thailand. The archipelago is made ​​up of a total of six ...

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Phuket climate: when to go to Phuket

The island of Phuket has a tropical wet monsoon climate, with constant temperatures throughout the year, humidity, heat and heavy rains, and with two distinct seasons regulated by the monsoon. Because of the location of the island next to the ...

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Phuket tourist attractions: what to see in Phuket

Phuket has become one of the most important tourist destinations of Thailand with its beaches, its tropical climate, and a rich and vibrant nightlife. The main tourist center of the island of Phuket is Patong Beach, located on the Andaman ...

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Phuket: sea, beaches and entertainment

The island of Phuket (543 km ²) is the largest island in Thailand, and is one of the top tourist destinations of the country, it’s located in the Andaman Sea, just off the south-west coast, two bridges connect the island ...

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Socotra climate: when to go to Socotra

Socotra climate is tropical desertic, influenced by the monsoon winds that blow from the south-west between April and October and between November and March blow from the north-east. The south-west monsoon brings from Africa warm, dry and extremely strong winds. ...

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Yemen climate: when to go to Yemen

Climate of Yemen varies depending of the height, the country can be divided into three climatic zones: the coastline along the Red Sea, the Tihama, hot and humid; the central highlands; and the Wadi Hadramawt in the eastern part of ...

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Yemen: the Arabia Felix of the ancients

Yemen (Al-Jumhuriya al-Yamaniya, Arab Republic of Yemen) is an Arab republic, with the capital Sana’a, situated in the south-west of the Arabian peninsula, is washed to the west from the Red Sea and to the south by the Gulf of ...

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Uzbekistan climate: when to go to Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has a dry continental climate, very cold in winter with icy winds and violent, very hot in summer, with significant differences in daily and seasonal temperatures. Most of the country is arid and desert-like with an average annual rainfall ...

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Uzbekistan: historic cities along the Silk Road

Khiva, Uzbekistan. Author and Copyright Nello and Nadia Lubrina

Uzbekistan (Uzbekiston Jumhuriyati) is a presidential republic located in Central Asia, bordered to the north and west with Kazakhstan, in the east with Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, to the south by Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. The state of Uzbekistan includes the autonomous ...

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Turkmenistan: the great desert of Karakum

Turkmenistan (Türkmenistan Jumhuriyati) is a presidential republic in Central Asia, bordering to the south with Iran and Afghanistan, in the east and north with Uzbekistan, to the north with Kazakhstan, while to the west is washed from the Caspian Sea ...

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Thailand climate: when to go to Thailand

Thailand, because of its great extent from north to south, has several climatic zones, most of the country is under the tropical monsoon climate, but the southern regions have typical characteristics of the equatorial climate, while in the northern mountainous ...

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Thailand: jungles, ancient temples and beaches

Thailand (Prathet T’hai, Kingdom of Thailand) is a constitutional monarchy in South East Asia, with capital Bangkok, which occupies part of the Indochina peninsula and the north section of the Malay peninsula. Bordered to the west and north-west with Burma, ...

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Vietnam climate: when to go to Vietnam

Because of its size, the climate of Vietnam varies considerably from north to south. The tropical monsoon will have from May to October in the north and south of the country, and from September to January along the central coast. ...

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Vietnam: rice, oriental art and nature

Vietnam (Vietnam Công Hòa Xa Hôi Chu ‘Nghiã, Socialist Republic of Vietnam) is a Socialist republic of south-east Asia, situated in the Indochina peninsula. The country, washed to the east by the South China Sea and to the south-west from ...

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Taiwan: the island of Formosa

Taiwan (Ta-Chunghwa Min-Kuo, Nationalist Republic of China) is an island in East Asia (also known under the name Formosa), off the coast of mainland China, west of the Japan’s Ryukyu Islands, and north-northwest of the Philippines. It is bound to ...

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Tajikistan: the high mountain ranges of the Pamir and Alay

Tajikistan (Jumhurii Tojikistan) is a presidential republic in Central Asia, bordering to the north with Kyrgyzstan, to the east with China, to the south with Afghanistan, to the west and north-west with Uzbekistan, the capital and principal cities of the ...

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