Mountain tourism is a fairly extensive category of outdoor activities. It includes trips to highlands, rock climbing, caving, rafting on mountain rivers, geological explorations, expeditions to familiarize yourself with the flora and fauna. According to the official definition of the World Tourism Organization, mountain tourism is the overcoming of routes running at an altitude of at least 3 thousand meters above sea level. In accordance with this interpretation, in Ukraine there are no mountains of such height that travel on them could be qualified as mountain tourism. For example, the highest point of the Carpathians, Mount Goverla, has a height of 2600 m, and the most significant peak of the Crimea, Mount Roman-Kosh, is located at an altitude of 1545 m.
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Paris. Roissy Airport – Charles de Gaulle. Peppy jogging with a backpack along the long corridors of the terminal.
Bonjour Monsieur! – Mersi! – Au revoir! And the same to you, comrades French! ”
The arrivals are being questioned, some are being inspected, but to me, smiles and nothing more. It seems that glasses on the nose, a beard and a well-worn backpack are the best pass to Europe. The equipment of the spouse also does not cause unnecessary questions.
We find the familiar word RER on the signs and rush to the exit. By electric train it is easier, faster, and cheaper to get to the City. There are plenty of free places, you can sit comfortably. Continue reading
According to the Dictionary of the Russian Language of Sergei Ivanovich Ozhegov, travel is a trip or walking on foot to distant countries, places.
Everything seems to be clear, but immediately the question arises of what can be considered “distant countries and localities”. The concept of “distant” is always relative. For one person, distant terrain begins one kilometer from home, for another five hundred. For a child, it can start in a neighboring yard.
It turns out that just “range” is not enough to determine the journey. The problem disappears by itself if the concept of “distant terrain” is supplemented with such characteristics as uncharted, unstudied. Going to new places unknown to him, a person creates a travel situation. Continue reading