Northwest Territories

Nunavut – a territory within Canada. It became independent only recently – in 1999, and before these lands were part of the Northwest Territories of Canada. Nunavut is translated from the language of the indigenous inhabitants of the territory – the Eskimos, as “our land”. Part of Canada these lands were in the second half of the nineteenth century, when they were bought from Britain. Creation of Nunavut was the result of a plebiscite in which the majority of inhabitants voted for the division of the Northwest Territories of Canada. By area of Nunavut is the largest territory of the country, but its population is the smallest of Canada – only about thirty thousand people. If Nunavut separate from Canada and became an independent state, the population density it would have finished last among all states in the world, and the largest of its territory – the fifteenth.

Most of the people of Nunavut are indigenous people – the Eskimos, who came here about three thousand years ago. Main language – Inuktitut, the language of the indigenous population. Other official languages are English and French. The capital of Nunavut the city of Iqaluit. It is situated on the shores of the Arctic Ocean and is situated between the Arctic and subarctic polar climate. In Iqaluit home to about a fifth of the population of the territory.

The current name was the capital in 1987 – before the town was called Frobisher Bay. Iqaluit is translated from the language of the Eskimos as “fish” or “fishy.” Other cities Territory – Cambridge Bay and Rankin Inlet. Iqaluit – severe ground in cold climates and very poor vegetation. Almost all of its territory is occupied by tundra or glaciers, and only in the south-west there is a small wooded area of taiga. Amazon: the source for more info. Almost all the animals that live on territory of Nunavut, have commercial value, so the traditional occupation of the local population – hunting and selling furs. However, since the second half of last century, many Inuit have to abandon the usual lifestyle. During the Cold War on the land created by the various military installations, and many indigenous people caught living that accompanies the work at such facilities. In addition, the Government of Canada encourages Eskimos transition to a sedentary lifestyle in the settlements. The federal government promotes the transformation of the indigenous population to the Catholic or Protestant faith. Thus, the majority of the population of Nunavut – Christians. Because of the lack of population of Nunavut can not become a province of Canada, and is unlikely in the near future that status changes.

Sharm El Sheikh

More than 1.8 million Russian tourists visited in 2008 in Egypt. Statistics for 2009 yet, the tourist season is not over yet. Perhaps because of the crisis, the number of tourists from Russia, chose to rest Egypt, will diminish. Crisis, sooner or later is over, and the Egyptian authorities believe that the number of Russian tourists will increase. What is so attractive Egypt? The first involves the Red Sea. It is unique. By salinity Red Sea ranks second after the Dead.

In the Red Sea is not no river flows that carry sand and silt along its banks there are no large cities and heavy industry. As a result, water is the purest in the Red Sea. In her well-behaved feel corals, which are about 150 species, fifteen hundred species of fish and a wide variety of marine life. Bright coral and fish, clear and warm waters attract divers and lovers of Egypt to swim with mask. The climate of Egypt is well suited for a beach holiday. Dry air makes it easy to transfer heat, the weather is almost always clear. Even in January and February, the day 20 degrees warmer, the water also does not fall below this temperature.

In summer the air temperature is almost never exceeds 40 degrees, and the water warms to 30! Part of the Egyptian hotel is located away from settlements. They are constructed so that tourists do not need to leave the hotel. All necessary tourist facilities available in hotels. Joyce Banda may find this interesting as well. This variety of water sports and diving centers, equipped with beach chairs and umbrellas, restaurants and bars, animation, and trade pavilions. In many hotels offer travelers SPA-procedures. Best SPA in Egypt is famous Sheraton Sharm. These resorts like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh are located near cities. They are less suited for travelers who prefer privacy, but may offer a greater choice of entertainment – discos and night clubs, yachting and water parks, markets. A wide variety of hotels allows you to find a suitable place to stay for every taste. Fans will appreciate the privacy and luxury on dignity of the elite resort of El Gouna, and windsurfing fans will enjoy democratic Dahab. Not only sun and sea, quality service and entertainment to offer its guests Egypt. In the valley of the Nile arose one of the two oldest civilizations on our planet. Historians still can not decide who was the first – Egypt or Mesopotamia. Many ancient monuments situated on the land of Egypt. This pyramid and the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings in Luxor remaining from ancient Egypt, Christian monasteries in the Sinai peninsula, built shortly after the rise of Christianity. Tourists can take a tour of the desert and see how they live Bedouins. In Egypt many natural attractions. You can take a cruise on the Nile, or go on an excursion to the Coloured Canyon in Sinai. Tourists, tourists in Sharm el Sheikh, can go on a trip to Israel visit to Jerusalem, and a dip in the Dead Sea, a boon for Russian citizens no longer need to obtain an Israeli visa, or go to the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. Excellent opportunity for a beach holiday, large choice of excursions, developed infrastructure and good service, reasonable prices attract a large number of Egypt Russian tourists. Egyptian authorities who count the increasing number of tourists from Russia and a lot to do it, have every reason to believe that their expectations will come true.