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The solar cities

All winter I dream of warmth and summer. At the time of the winter-spring Blues almost all of us imagine myself in a warm country, where all year round the sun is shining and the sky is always blue. Where there are such places? Today we will visit the most Sunny cities in the world.

Contrary to popular belief, these places are not only on the equator in Africa, they are on all continents. But, before proceeding to their review, it should be noted that there are two methods of counting the number of Sunny days per year.

The first percentage. Scientists have calculated the maximum number of daytime hours when the sun can illuminate a particular area. This figure is 4456 hours per year. Accordingly, subtracting from this figure the number of cloudy hours, we get the exact number of solar. For example, if in a particular city, the sun shines 2228 hours per year, the percentage of his “sunshine” is 50%.

The second method is less accurate, it is measured by the number of days in a year, which was mainly Sunny and not cloudy. The concept is quite vague, as you know…

Given the existence of two methods, as well as the ever-changing climate, it is not surprising that the most Sunny cities in the world constantly change places in the rankings. Continue reading

Koblevo

The resort Koblevo located on the black sea coast, 55 km from Odessa and 78 km from Nikolaev. A pleasant surprise for those who are going to be here for the first time, will be the absence of the private sector. Koblevo — is a resort in its pure form, consisting of a large number of boarding houses, hotels and databases. They are all on the beach.

Current weather data at the resort Koblevo. View the weather widget on our and will always be aware of what awaits you. Weather data allow you to properly plan your vacation and if you need to postpone/to hasten the day of departure.

How to get in Koblevo

The easiest way to get in Koblevo from nearby cities of Nikolaev or Odessa.

In Nikolaev you can go in Koblevo the Central bus station. Place of origin minibuses in Koblevo — a public transport stop on Chigrin St. In the daytime taxis depart as they are filled by passengers, often every 30-40 minutes. Travel time — 1.5 hours. The last bus to Koblevo departs at 20.00. The cost of taxis Nikolaev-Koblevo one way — 30 UAH.

To reach Nikolaev bus station in Koblevo and can bus, going in the direction of Odessa. In this case, you will need to change trains in Koblevo. Continue reading

The Golden gate of Colombia

Barranquilla ( Spanish Barranquilla ), the local name of Curramba-La-Lingerie — the largest industrial and industrial center of Colombia. one of the main ports of the Caribbean, the capital of the Department of atlántico  a municipality located in the Northwest of the country, 80 km East of Cartagena. Cartagena). Lying 13 km up from the mouth of the Magdalena river (Spanish Rio Madalena), which flows into the Caribbean sea. the city is a sea and river port.

Barranquilla became the first port in the country, resulting in the nickname of the “Colombian Golden gate” (Spanish La Puerta de Oro de Colombia).

With a population of 1.88 million people, the city is the 4th largest in the country (after Bogota. Medellin and Cali ). The city is reputed to be the cradle of Colombian aviation (in Barranquilla was constructed first on the South American continent airport) and colorful Colombian Carnival. It is from here that the famous Colombian coffee is exported by sea anywhere in the world. In addition to coffee, the main products of exports are cement, chemicals and textile industries.

To date, there is no exact information about the date of Foundation of Barranquilla, but the first mention of the city dates back to 1620 year, as a small trading Continue reading

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