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
Amateur divers dive for their own pleasure. But there are those for whom this is a completely different matter: work, and also difficult. From commercial divers to underwater forensic investigators, we spoke with five brave men and women who make a living by diving, and whose safety depends only on their knowledge, skills and experience.
Nuclear Power Diver
Commercial diving is work underwater, usually in a hard hat and with a surface air supply system. This lesson covers a number of different professions, but perhaps the most spectacular of them are those Continue reading
In the period from August 17 to 23 in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, under the auspices of the Krasnodar branch of the Russian Geographical Society, the first international mountain underwater search expedition in Russia was successfully completed. The aim of the alpine expedition was to detect artifacts from the Great Patriotic War on the bottom of the Khalega lake, where, according to archival data, the Edelweiss mountain division deployed headquarters and built a cableway to lift military cargo to the passes of the Main Caucasian Range. Also in this area, the Nazis shot Soviet mountain shooters captured.
The expedition’s tasks included: casting underwater equipment and other equipment, deploying a base Continue reading