Travel is one of the most exciting forms of leisure. It is one of the times where we throw caution to the wind and have fun. Needless to say, it is a nerve soothing thing to do. Travel seems like the perfect solution to some situations in our lifetime. Are you yearning for; new experiences, new cultures, OR do you want to expand your perspective and get in touch with life? I have one answer for you, Travel!
Whilst travel can provide answers and information as indicated above, do bear in mind that there are fascinating facts that most travellers do not know about. I have taken time to list them out below and hope you would enjoy scrolling through.
- Saudi Arabia has no Rivers!
Saudi Arabia is one of the countries in the world without rivers. Did you know about this? Well, now you know? So, when next you plan to visit, leave that Canoe at home!
- Thinking of a hotel with 7,500 beds, think Russia!
In the Muscovite district of Izmaylovo in Russia, sits the Izmailovo hotel that boasts of a whopping 7,500 beds and 5000 rooms. Fascinating right?
- Canada is the Lake Central of the world!
According to statistics, Canada houses 60% of the world’s lake! The country has the highest number of lakes in the world.
- Things you didn’t know about the great wall of China!
The length of the Great Wall of China spans 13,000 miles. Also, a study has revealed that some parts of the structure were made with sticky rice. It also revealed that the structures made with sticky rice are stronger than those without it. How interesting could this be?
- The Fountain of Wine in Italy!
Did you know that in Dora Sarchese Vineyard situated in Caldari di Ortona, Italy lies a wine fountain? I kid you not, the wine is locally made, free and open to all travellers! How dope can this town be?
- What did you hear about Monaco?
Well, I heard that the country is home to just 38,695. Monaco is a nation alleged to be smaller than New York City’s Central Park. Can you beat that?
- Who speaks 820 languages? Papua New Guinea!
Papua New Guinea is a country of numerous languages. With over 820 widely spoken languages, the country tops as one the culturally diverse countries across the globe.
- When I say Milk and Stamps, what comes to your mind?
I’m 100% sure you didn’t think India! Well, the country has over 150,000 post offices and over 270,000,000 (270 million) cows. What’s your say?
- You can’t say friendly without thinking about Iceland!
Iceland is the friendliest nation on earth, as certified by the World Economic Forum. Don’t you find this fascinating?
- Wondering if cars outnumber people? Visit San Marino!
San Marino is a landlocked state with a population of 33,400. Here’s the interesting part, it is the only country in the world with more cars than people. Who drives the cars? You should visit to find out!
…to be continued
Written By – Marvisclara Kamalu