This is a guest article by a good friend of mine who has been involved in various extreme sports for many years and now lives in Bali, where, among other things, he enjoys surfing. The main thing I want to say about him is that he is a truly and deeply thinking person. Looking at surfing from the inside, I completely agree with his theses, as well as with the conclusion. So his word is:
To be able to see the dark sides of even the most positive phenomenon means to be able not to fall into the trap of illusions.
We all know that the medal has at least two sides (if you do not take into account the rib), and the stick has Continue reading
How many songs and poems are written about the Russian winter? Do not count. About ice diving in Russia, perhaps, songs and poems will also appear soon. Perhaps such poems and songs have already begun to appear. At least about the existence of films on this subject, we are one hundred percent sure. A striking example of this is the series of documentary videos and photographs that were shot in the framework of the project “Secrets of sunken ships.” Starting as part of a public initiative back in 2002, the project immediately became a famous scientific event. Many sensational discoveries were made, both in the Gulf of Finland and in the area of lakes Ilmen, Ladoga and some others. Amazing finds continue to this day, and some of them are made during winter diving. Anyone, with a certain level of diving training, can join the ongoing research at any time. And if a beginner wants to see at least a dozen sunken ships at Continue reading
The main distinguishing feature of this unique region, of course, is its incredibly diverse nature. Wet tropical forests penetrate many deep and not very deep rivers, which are sometimes the only possible way through impenetrable thickets. In the jungle, in addition to a huge number of different plants, you can meet representatives of more than twenty unique ethnic groups, each of which has its own mores and customs. Fans of eco-tourism are regular visitors to these unusual places.
The main cities of the island of Borneo are Kuching, which is located in the state of Sarawak, and Kota Kinabalu – the capital of the state of Sabah. Continue reading