Dominated by the magnificent Andean mountain range, and wedged between the South Pacific and lush, humid Amazon rainforest, Peru is a country that has so much to offer travellers and trekkers.
Marrakesh is a city in the foothills of Morocco’s snow-capped High Atlas Mountains. Restaurants, plush casinos and full cafés match their busy vibe to the bustling markets (souks) and lively street-life.
Landlocked 2,000-year-old Nepal is totally surrounded by China and India. About 50 million years ago, slow-moving tectonic plates first crashed together, and the Himalayas began to grow as high as mountains.
He stood on the fortress of Nyenskans in Nven-town. Below him was the neck of the River Neva in the Gulf of Finland, and Tsar Peter the Great of Russia was pleased with himself.
Istanbul began as the city of Byzantium in 667 BC under the ancient Greeks. Later called Constantinople, it became the imperial seat of the Roman Empire.