When you dive into the water with a mask and a breathing tube, you probably don’t suspect that at this moment you are engaged in a sport such as snorkeling or snorkeling.
Snorkeling refers to scuba diving, its essence is the observation and study of the life of the inhabitants of the underwater world. In this case, the swimmer does not dive deep under water. Depth of immersion is regulated by the length of the breathing tube.
A kind of snorkeling is freediving. In this case, the swimmer can dive deep into the water.
As a mandatory equipment, when practicing snorkeling use a mask and snorkel. Continue reading
There is a small town in Australia, Alice Springs. It was founded in 1871, and the reason for the construction of the settlement was the laying of a telephone line on the way to Darwin. The city is not rich in attractions, except that the Todd River is there. A characteristic feature of this river is that the water in it appears exclusively in the rainy season, and the rest of the time Todd “pleases” the eye with a dry riverbed. Nevertheless, such an annoying trifle did not become an obstacle for enthusiasts from the local meteorological service, who in 1962 were inspired by the idea of holding a real sailing regatta on the river. Well, almost real. And really, is this not a unique case when the participants will not have to row with all their might, squinting at the rivals, but run racing, carrying boats in their hands. Taking the name of the Henley-on-Thames regatta in England as a model, in which the Cambridge and Oxford rowers find out every year, comedians from Alice Springs christened their event Henley-on-Todd. Continue reading
You do not aspire to become a champion, and sport is not your profession. Nevertheless, a healthy thirst for movement and adrenaline is present in you. Then an active holiday for you!
Unfortunately, the average citizen does not have constant access to the sea and mountains. That is why extreme tourism or its calmer variety of active tourism, namely water and mountain sports, are exotic for him. They can not be tackled after work, but you can completely devote your vacation to them.
True, you must immediately make a reservation that pleasure is not cheap for three reasons. First, you need to get to your destination. Secondly, you need to rent equipment or have your own. Thirdly, practicing exotic sports usually require a paid briefing. Continue reading