French Riviera, the Paradise Hides Behind the Cliff!

La plage de galets et son eau cristalline, calanque d’En-Vau, Parc national des Calanques (Bouches-du-Rhône, France).

The French Riveria, la Côte d’Azur, as it is called in French, has actually a lot to offer to enthusiastic hikers and swimmers looking for a turquoise blue sea. “Yes, [guys], there are things to see and do on the French Riviera without spending money”, noted the writer Robert A. Heinlein. Get into your swimming suits, your hiking shoes, and follow us!

O mercado Ver-o-Peso de Belém, onde a vida nunca pára

O mercado Ver-o-Peso é o marco da cidade, operando 24 horas por dia, de segunda a domingo. À noite, os atacadistas descarregam seus barcos e vendem suas mercadorias no cais lotado do Mercado de Ferro. Às 5 da manhã, Belém acorda, mas já é hora do rush no mercado de ferro, onde a atividade está em pleno andamento.

Fifty Shades of Snow in Greenland: the Inuits Have indeed 50 Words for Different Types of Snow, Ice, and Much More!

Do you speak Greenlandic? Official language of the Arctic White Island since 2009, Greenlandic is part of the Inuit languages (a branch of the Eskimo-Aleut family) also
spoken in Alaska and in the Canadian Far North. Assembling words to form new ones, sometimes very long, these agglutinative languages have a very rich vocabulary to distinguish the multiple shades of snow, ice and the different types of seals.

Greenland is Melting and a UNESCO Heritage site is Leaking out of the Drain

The melting of the Greenland ice cap, which has been observed for the past twenty-five years, is likely to accelerate. Glaciers, like the one in the Ilulissat fjord, classified as a World Heritage Site, are threatened. For the inhabitants, especially the Inuit populations, the impacts of global warming have already begun to disrupt their way of life.

Greenland, a New Ecologically Promised Land?

With 80% of its surface occupied by an ice sheet, the White Island of the Arctic remains to be explored. With the melting of its ice cap, its mineral-rich subsoil is becoming more accessible and is attracting interest. Which resources to exploit and at what environmental cost? The 56,661 inhabitants of this immense territory (about three times the area of Texas) will have to decide.

Équateur

Découvrez les dix plus belles lagunas d’Équateur, ces lacs d’altitude occupant une dépression appelée caldeira formée par l’effondrement du cône d’un volcan à la suite d’éruptions intenses.