Archaeological tourism is a trip as part of expeditions of professional archaeologists and historians to conduct excavations and other scientific studies. Almost every person with normal health and ready for a week or more to live in a tent can make such a trip. As a reward, a voluntary assistant to archaeologists receives a truly unforgettable experience of touching the secrets of antiquity. In addition, you can bring home quite tangible artifacts that do not need to be handed over to the museum due to the lack of their historical value.
Archaeological tourism in Ukraine gained great popularity back in the days of the Soviet Union. In those days, the involvement of volunteers who were not professional archaeologists in the expedition was widely practiced. This was due to the lack of staff for manual labor in large areas and complex facilities. Tourists, or rather, freelance employees, in turn, were attracted by the possibility of unlimited communication with scientists, regardless of their scientific degrees and significance. Continue reading
The magical power of the underwater world lies in the universality of its environment: there is a difference from the situation on the ground and in the air, under water you can move in all directions, independently choosing a direction.
Diving is one of the most difficult and dangerous sports and tourism. Despite this, as well as the high cost of equipment, which not everyone can afford, the movement of divers expands every year both in our country and abroad. The mysterious underwater world has always attracted man. Currently, in Europe alone there are over 3 million diving enthusiasts.
However, if in many other types of tourism you can do without special education and training, this is unacceptable in scuba diving. A single, even minor mistake underwater can cost the diver life. Continue reading
Rafts, various boats, bots and other vessels, national or recreated according to old models, are very popular.
The pioneer of this area is, without a doubt, the great traveler Thor Heyerdahl. His sailing on the famous rafts “Kon-Tiki”, “Ra”, “Tigris” laid the foundation for a whole direction in extreme tourism – overcoming the seas and oceans alone or in very small groups on very small and fragile rowing vessels.
The famous Norwegian explorer took his first trip together with five comrades back in 1947. The route of a brave group lay along the coast of Peru to the islands of Polynesia. Due to the exceptional decisiveness and ability of the expedition members with whom, using minimal material equipment, they made dangerous sea voyages across the Pacific Ocean, this journey is one of the most daring and outstanding expeditions of the 20th century. Continue reading